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The Nottinghamshire family who gave it all up for a year on the open road

Tonight on ITV, Ranvir Singh presents a new series of Real Lives, in which she meets ordinary people with extraordinary stories to tell.

Tonight's episode features the Meek family from Nottinghamshire, who gave up their jobs, took their children out of school and set off for a year on the open roads in their caravan.

For some parents, it would be a dream come true, while for others, keeping two children entertained in such a cramped space would be a nightmare.

Stacey Foster asked Ranvir whether she was tempted to follow in the Meek family's footsteps...

Real Stories with Ranvir Singh is on ITV at 7:30pm tonight


Woman arrested on suspicion of engaging in terrorism has been released on bail

Birmingham airport Credit: PA

A woman arrested on 29 July on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria has been released on conditional bail while an investigation continues.

The 30-year-old woman from Leicester was detained at Birmingham Airport by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit at 9.40am.

The woman has been bailed with conditions to live and sleep at a specified address, abide by an overnight curfew, report to a police station twice a week and surrender her passport and any other travel documents.

Officers continue to work with partner agencies to safeguard the welfare of three children who were with the woman at the time of her arrest.

91-year-old dies in car crash

The woman died after crashing her car into a wall. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

A woman has died as a result of injuries received in a collision earlier this month.

The 91-year-old died at the Queen’s Medical Centre on Sunday 26 July.

She was admitted to hospital on Saturday 18 July after her car collided with a wall and a tree in the car park of the Four Bells pub in Main Street, Woodborough, at around 12.10pm .

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed or has any information about the incident.

They should telephone Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 407 of 18 July.

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