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Police advice for Little Mix fans ahead of concert

Security has been reviewed ahead of the Little Mix event at Donington Park on Saturday. Credit: Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

Armed police will be on patrol alongside their unarmed colleagues at the Little Mix concert at Donington Park in Leicestershire on Saturday. Security has been reviewed after the recent terrorist attacks in London and Manchester.

People are being warned to allow extra time as they make their way to the 'Summer Shout Out' event. Bags will searched at all entry points. Leicestershire Police say where possible, take small bags or no bags at all.

Roads around Donington Park will be busy before the concert starts at 5:30 and after it finishes at 9:30pm.

Little Mix will be supported by Ella Eyre and Sheppard.


Fundraising page exceeds target for double leg amputee racing driver

Racing driver Billy Monger Credit: ITV Sport

A fundraising page, which was set up for a teenage racing driver who had to have both his legs amputated after a crash at Donington Park, has already exceeded its target.

Billy Monger crashed heavily in the sixth round of the F4 British Championship at the Leicestershire circuit on Sunday.

A JustGiving page, which was set up by the team behind the car, has already managed to raise more than £280,000 for Billy. The initial target was £260,000.

Driver airlifted to hospital after Donington Park Crash

Credit: ITV News.

A teenage Formula Four driver has been airlifted to hospital following a crash at Donington Park earlier today.

Race coverage caught the moment of impact as Billy Monger's car collided with another which was stationary on the track at the time.

The race was briefly suspended while emergency crews attended the scene.

In a statement the park said:

There was an incident involving Patrik Pasma (no. 21 – Carlin) and Billy Monger (no. 23 – JHR Developments) during Round 6 of the British Formula 4 Championship at Donington Park.

Monger has been carefully extracted from the car after suffering leg injuries, and has since been airlifted to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for further examination.

Pasma was also carefully extracted from his car. He was fully conscious and immediately taken to the on-site medical centre. He has since been taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre for further assessment.

Further information will be provided in due course.

– Donington Park.
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