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Spider bite victim needed hospital treatment abroad

Keith in hospital with wife Linda

A man is warning people to be vigilant with spiders, after being bitten by what he believes to have been a false widow at his home in Lincolnshire.

Keith Jackson from Welton was in his loft when he felt a sting which led to pain his leg. He was later taken ill while on holiday abroad - needing an operation after doctors confirmed his wound did contain venom. Kate Hemingway has been to meet Mr Jackson and his wife, Linda.