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In tonight's programme: A second day of searching for a man missing
since a block of flats collapsed after an explosion.
Also: their children were born with heart problems -
now two mothers want to get defibrilators into all
And later on: drinking out of control - as women's drinking
habits increase a former teacher tells her own story and her
Police have identified the man they believe has died in Tuesday's
explosion which ripped through a block of flats in Oxford.
48-year-old Guido Schuette is still unaccounted for
As many as 20 people have been left homeless after the incident.
David Lumb has spent the day at the scene
More than 60 members of the emergency services
Today, police revealed the identity of the man they feared
Our strong hypothesis is that Guido died in the fire
and we are continuing to offer support to his family.
Reminders of the commotion that shook this community
Shards of glass about 30m from the blast.
And if it wasn't tough enough already, more complications.
Firefighters say their search is being delayed because part
Because that particular part has become more unsafe we've had to pull
back from that area and it's probably likely we'll have
to bring in mechanical aid like a digger or something.
40 home owners were evacuated following the blast.
Only half of them have been able to return home.
I want to get my charger for my phone.
They won't let me go anywhere near because of the danger.
The homes here in Gibbs Crescent are all one-bedroomed flats
and we understand three have been completeded gutted and four others
Those that have been allowed to go back, are still coming to terms
It wasn't a bang, it was like boom, just that echoed.
I thought somebody had fell down the stairs
Me and my partner were sitting down watching TV.
When the explosion happened the chair did lift up.
I ran out, I thought the whole Crescent was going to go.
Police and fire crews were called to the Nuffield Hospital
in Headington after a chemical incident at the swimming pool there.
Two members of staff, who had been mixing chemicals,
were treated after inhaling "a chorine-type" gas
The front entrance to the hospital was sealed off
while emergency services made the area safe,
There's been no impact on patient care.
There's been no impact at all on patient processes in the hospital.
Police in Nuneham Courtenay have spent the day investigating part
critically injured there two days ago.
The 20-year-old man from Oxford was discovered on Valentine's Day.
It's thought he was a pedestrian who was hit by a car.
He's still being treated in hospital.
Officers shut the A4074 between the Goldenballs
and Berinsfield roundabouts for most of the day.
Oxford's only gymnastics club has been told it
will lose its new home after a planning
Cherwell Gymnastics has a four-year waiting list.
It was originally given permission to move into a warehouse
The club has also spent around ?20,000 converting
the unit at Ashville Way but councillors have now voted
unanimously to reject the application to stay.
They previously said the premises were registered as a key employment
site. Two mothers from Swindon have
launched a campaign to get life saving heart defibrillators
installed in all of Kayleigh Headland and Sonia Dykes
both have children with potentially They've already raised enough money
for a unit at one primary school but there are dozens more
on their list. Katharine DaCosta has
been to meet them. Two of Sonia Dykes' children
suffer from the same rare Both have implanted
mini defibrillators Tyrone was left badly brain damaged
after he suffered a cardiac A decade later Sonia went
through the same trauma I found her in the bedroom,
on the floor, lifeless. My son, who was 16 at the time, took
over CPR while I basically broke down in the corner because
I just couldn't cope. you go through that with one child
but to go through that twice Kayleigh got in touch
with Sonia when her daughter Ellie-Mai was just three months'
old when she stopped breathing. Doctors later discovered she had
a hole in her heart. When I looked down, she was lifeless
and blue and when I spoke it the people on the ambulance they told me
to lay her down on the floor with no pillows, no nothing. When he lay her
down, she started to go grey and her eyes were all glazed. Then they just
came in and took one look at her and just - yeah, you need to get to
hospital. All her organs, everything was shutting down in her body.
Now the mums have set up the Swindon Heart Safe campaign.
They've already raised enough money to buy a defibrillator
for Beechcroft Infant school and plan to continue
until all the town's schools are equipped.
I think it's a brilliant idea. Because there are a number of
children and members of staff as well that may have these underlying
conditions that we don't know about. Obviously having the equipment on
site means there are enough people trained up and ready to deal with
these problems if they ever occur. Their parents hope one day
all schools and nurseries will be Music has enabled a man in Aylesbury
who suffered a brain injury Eric Aldridge was left
disabled after he fell down He believes one-to-one music therapy
sessions run by the charity Headway Do you know I've
never played like that A trip on the stairs changed
73-year-old Eric's life forever. Previously fit and healthy
and walking four miles a day, Eric He's reliant on a wheelchair,
can't drive, has poor eyesight His left hand was not functioning
and he was very upset about it. He was almost crying
and complaining every week like you can see, he is playing,
left-hand, right-handed and improvising and s
scatting around. Eric and his family believe his
recovery is down to music therapy. It has caused quite a lot of damage
to him but he is beginning A lot to do with music,
which he adores. Music therapy's one of a range
of creative therapies provided We have other projects as well -
art, photography. Just to give them an interest,
just to try to encourage them to use the areas that are underused
or have been injured. Academics at Oxford University say
the healing power of music should There's been some remarkable work
done with people who were in a coma or in what is called a vegetative
state, where music therapists have worked with those people over
long periods of time, sometimes sitting and playing music
to them, even when they don't seem to be responsive and little
by little, some of those people have emerged
from their vegetative It's often been reported that people
did hear all those things going on and actually found them
very important and very powerful. 1,500 people in Aylesbury Vale alone
have an acquired brain injury but few younger sufferers
are using local support services. Headway are encouraging more people
to try out music therapy in the hope Thame's museum has been
given a ?30,000 grant to showcase the town's
Elizabethan heritage. The Lottery fund money will add
workshops and interactive displays to a series of wall paintings -
which were originally discovered The exhibition will examine a period
of social mobility and cultural This wonderful Heritage Lottery
that we have won, will help us to provide a much better
interpretation of what these wall paintings are saying,
through, we are hoping, a very exciting visitor
experience, in terms Elizabethans sometimes liked to play
games with their paintings and had And if any scholars or academics out
there would like to come and tell us about it,
we would be fascinated. Now more of today's
stories with Sally Taylor. Later in the programme
Lewis Coombes joins the girls I'll be in Surrey, where the woman's
netball team are looking to cook up a storm ahead of the
National Supereague. The trustees of Guildford Cathedral
say there is no plan B to save it after it lost a housing
application which could have The cathedral wants to sell off nine
acres of land it owns But, last night, the plan
was rejected by councillors. It costs over a million
pounds a year to run following developments and has
the story of how the building became 200,000 names are carved
into the walls of this cathedral. Every one of the the owner
of a brick that helped to build When building restrictions
were introduced after World War II, a campaign was launched asking
members of the community to buy a brick for two and six -
12.5p in new money. And so it became the people's
cathedral, consecrated in 1961 1500 handmade kneelers
remain in place here, each representing a symbol
of the cathedral. Perhaps the most relevant
feature here today is this. It costs ?3500 a day to run,
and without the sale and development of 134 homes on land running
alongside it, donations now are more Elisa's live outside
Guildford Cathedral. Elisa, how safe is
the cathedral's future? I think it is fair to say the
funding crisis is critical. The Bishop of Guildford wonders if the
planning application was rejected the cathedral would probably have to
close. -- he won tonight. The work is being carried out currently as
part of a separate project funded by the Heritage lottery fund to remove
asbestos. The council refused to be interviewed by trustees told us are
disappointed and have a responsibility to consider all our
options to secure its long-term future. We will carefully consider
the reasons for refusal before our next step. So no confirmation yet
whether they will appeal. When does a few glasses
of wine after work turn In tonight's South Today,
we'll hear from Anna. She had a responsible job as head
of music and creative arts But over time her drinking had got
heavier, and started earlier in the day, until she was a problem
drinker, and it seems A global study of drinking habits
has shown that women have nearly caught up with men in terms
of the amount of An analysis of four million people
born before 2001 found that women's and that for younger
women with a high income, there's an increased chance
of having alcohol related They say that the family that plays
together stays together. But Anna Elston is only
with her sons because Ten years ago she had
her last drink. Everybody around me
knew I was an alcoholic I was the very last person to know,
and I was surprised. She was head of music
and creative arts at a secondary school, but the combination
of regular drinking, postnatal depression and low self-esteem led
to her developing a problem. I would be alone
but I've kid myself I wasn't because I was on the phone
to friends or chatting The problem came to a head
when Dylan was born prematurely Anna got drunk before a health
visitor appointment. Subconsciously, because I knew
I would not cope with that situation with the high needs Dylan
had at the time, maybe that was just my
way of When Dylan was well enough to go
leave hospital he did He was fostered by Helen
Holgate for a year. During that time Anna
was in rehab and working hard She had to work on herself
and sort out her relationships and her
own issues as well as contemplate the prospect
of The first day all
three of them were in my house overnight,
that was my precious family back together,
and Only one in 200 patents
whose children are taken Since getting sober
and has secured a first-class degree in addictions
counselling, and as part of the graduation ceremony she got to meet
the Duchess of Cambridge. It felt really amazing
and really exciting. I got to shake her hand
and she said that she was so proud of Mum for getting
the first-class degree. Anna now is a coordinator
with the Amy Winehouse visits schools to talk
to pupils and pass What I've come to learn is this not
about the quantity I was drinking, it is more
about why I was drinking. I didn't know that at
the time, but I now know. Earlier I spoke to liver
specialist Dr Alastair O'Brien I began by asking him how
common Anna's story is. When I first started
as a liver doctor I would normally see middle-aged
men, but increasingly educated women, at least one or two
a week, coming to see me as they are concerned about the level
of alcohol they drink. What you think is behind
the increase in women having I think the hangover
of the ladette culture of the 1990s, with many
of these women now entering You can get alcohol from
supermarkets at any time of day. I think it is something that has
become ingrained in our culture in Alcohol is a commodity now like eggs
or bread that we buy willingly, which is a big change
since my parents' generation. Are women who abuse alcohol more
vulnerable to things like a liver Alcohol is the one
thing I think women do worse than men from
the health point of view. Multiple studies have shown alcohol
affects women to a much greater degree, such
that women will feel the effects with regard
to their liver drinking around
about seven units a week, This will lead to
cirrhosis developing some ten years early in woman compared
to men who drink equivalent amounts. What do you think should be done
to address the problems? The good news for women
is they are twice as good at giving up alcohol than men
and therefore I think education, promotion and I think, most
importantly, people need to take responsibility for their health
and if they are worried of drinking come to see liver
doctors in clinics, get scans, get the blood tests checked to find out
if they are at risk. It's a delicate and risky operation
carried out on babies when they're still in the womb,
but a family from Dorset say it Sarah and Dan Maund's sons,
Sebastian and Henry had 48 hours to live when medics realised
they had what's called twin to twin Only 10% of twins around
the world have the condition and it can only be treated
with laser surgery as At 20 weeks I started getting pain,
and then we had the devastating news at 22 weeks that they had something
called twin to twin We did not know whether
they would survive. Sarah was rushed to hospital
in London, both her twins were in immediate danger
and surgeons had 48 hours Henry and Sebastien shared one
placenta in Sarah's womb, which meant they were not getting
enough blood, and this This is rare, only 10-15% of twins
suffer from twin to twin transfusion syndrome and need laser surgery
to save their lives. The blood vessels that connect
the babies are connecting them in an uneven fashion,
so the treatment is to put a tiny telescope in,
it is about two millimetres in diameter, and through that we can
identify the blood vessels that join the two placentas and using an even
smaller laser that goes through the same telescope we can
block the vessels that connect But now one Hampshire-based charity
is leading the campaign to make more From their base in Aldershot,
they have helped create a register Individually they may see a couple
of dozen cases each year, and by bringing this data together
and this knowledge, they will have a far broader,
more in-depth picture of what is successful
and where they might be able to make changes to improve outcomes
in the future. Back in Dorset, and Sarah and Dan
are now looking to their future. We are just very lucky
we have the two boys and we take We do as much as we can when we get
a chance to take them out The same goes for
Henry and Sebastien. They are waving goodbye
to a troubled first few years. We should be willing back to them.
Onto the sport now and we are going to talk about netball, one of my
favourite sports. I was the school netball captain.
The new Netball Super League season starts on Saturday,
and it's expanded with ten teams now vying to become champions.
The current holders of course are Surrey Storm who this week held
an open training session for fans to come along to watch and learn.
Surrey Storm know what it takes to win.
Training sessions here at the Surrey Sports Park have
been the foundations of their recent success.
So what better place to invite fans to watch the latest crop of talent?
She has done six hours today, Lisa is doing it
We are looking to be like them, almost, so it's
good to see how they train and what you need
to do to be up there when
I find it inspiring and I'm pretty sure everyone
New signings includie shooter Megan Craig,
And at 6 feet 6 inces, is aiming high.
I think that is the only way you can describe it.
We get along so well on and off the court and as a team it
is really crucial you stick together and have that kind of cohesiveness.
And we all love to joke around and laugh and have a good time.
It just feels good, it feels like a good
Surrey are the reigning champions for the last
number of new players and new teams this time
around expectations could
People can expect to see some exciting netball.
It will be rugged and who knows what will happen,
Netball in this country has never been more popular.
Increased TV coverage and sponsorship has also
brought greater audiences, But it's still semi-professional.
Storm take on the newly formed Severn Stars on Saturday,
hoping the latest campaign will bring a third
Dorset-trained racehorse Cue Card IS now set to line up
in the Cheltenham Gold Cup next month, along with stablemates
Cue Card's trainer Colin Tizzard had stated the horse was likely to run
in the shorter Ryanair Chase instead, but has now
Southampton Football Club has now sold-out their allocation
The last few were snapped up today, meaning Saints will be taking just
over 32,000 fans to Wembley for the game against
Manchester United, where they'll be looking to win their first major cup
On Tuesday we told you about the Ice Cream man Paul Field
from Reading who was nominated in the oscars of
Well, last night Paul was crowned ice cream man of the year
Paul from Reading has been in the ice cream business for more
He first got involved helping his dad back in 1970.
He said winning the award would be the highlight of his career.
Congratulations, Paul. With the subject we had today I was trying to
persuade the producer to invite Paul and bring his ice cream truck down
here and we could all have ice cream. What happened? She said no.
Let's get the weather, shall we? It was rather nice today. We had some
lovely conditions but the cloud did increase.
Terence Flynn photographed the morning mist at Brockenhurst
Roy Venkatesh took this picture of the snowdrops
We did see blue skies but the cloud is already increasing and overnight
we will have low cloud and the chance of patchy rain north of
Berkshire and some mist and fog in the south-west. The mist and fog
might become dense during the early hours. Mainly dry eyed dawn tomorrow
with temperatures falling will stop there may be one of two a showers
first thing but it is an improving picture. Mist and fog slaughtered
clay in places, lingering until midday. -- slowed to clear. More
cloud perhaps tomorrow. Fixtures -- temperatures in double figures.
Tomorrow make there is a fragmented weather front in from the West
producing quite a lot of cloud and some mist and fog. Quite a cloudy
start to the weekend with blows tomorrow night of seven Celsius. A
fair amount of cloud first thing on Saturday but that will start to send
an break and we will hopefully see some sunny spells and high pressure
not far away. This cold front heading eastwards during Saturday
into Sunday and that may produce some patchy overnight rain into
Sunday. Sunday May start of wets. Looking ahead, mist and fog first
thing in the mornings, some sunny spells and mild temperatures. Into
next week we could see temperatures into the mid teens. Through the rest
of the week we see a lot of cloud starting each day, that thins and
breaks, staying quite closely and Sunday with one or two brighter
spells on Monday we see temperatures start to rising. By Wednesday
perhaps up to even 16 Celsius. Things are turning a lock my older
into the start of next week. -- turning a lot more mild.
Coming up tomorrow - a special treat for four
Tom, Ben, Jacob and Albert are starring in their school
production of the musical Billy Elliott.
They've been invited to the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton,
where the West End version of Billy Elliott is on tour.
We were with them as they picked up some tips from the professionals.
Looking at that they look so good anyway! It will be great tomorrow
also be with us if you can. More tonight at 10:30pm. Thank you for
watching. Goodbye. Two challenges await you today,
and our genre is Landscape. The conditions are a wee bit
challenging. I've really got to
convince the judges It's colourful -
but it was meant to be muted.