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Attacked teacher moved to general ward

A teacher from Bradford who was badly injured after being attacked abroad has been moved from a high dependency unit to a general ward. Adam Pickles was teaching at a school in Thailand when he was attacked with a metal bar on his way home from a night out.

His family is asking his friends around the world to record messages for him as nursing staff believe it will help him to be stimulated with familiar sounds.

Coma teacher flies back to Bradford

A teacher from Bradford who was left in a coma after being attacked abroad is flying home to continue his treatment.

Adam Pickles, who's head of English at a school in Thailand, was attacked as he made his way home from a night out last month.

Friends and family have already raised over 40 thousand pounds to help pay for the cost of his treatment and journey home.

Adam Pickles - teacher attacked and left in a coma Credit: ITV Yokshire

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Man attacked abroad show signs of recovery

Adam Pickles Credit: Calendar

A Keighley teacher who was in a coma after being attacked in Thailand is said to be showing signs of recovery having overcome pneumonia and a fever.

Adam Pickles is now breathing on his own and is continuing to recover from the attack which left him needing brain surgery. It is more than three weeks since the 40-year-old father-of-one was hit with a metal bar.

Teacher attack

Campaigners raising money for a teacher from Bradford, who was badly injured after being attacked abroad, have collected more than twenty seven thousand pounds.

Adam Pickles

Adam Pickles, who's head of English at a school in Thailand, was attacked with a metal bar as he made his way home from a night out. He's already had two operations on his brain, but his family say his travel insurance will not cover the £70,000 needed for the cost of his treatment.

They've set up a Facebook group for the father-of-one which has more than six thousand members.