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Global Gathering cancels 2015 festival

Organisers of the Warwickshire dance festival Global Gathering say it will not be on next year.

Global Gathering festival will be on a 'break' in 2015 Credit: PA

The event, which has been running for 13 years at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford, will take a break in 2015.

Festival bosses say that they will spend the time revising the event to guarantee that it keeps it's place at 'the heart' of the dance music market.

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Over 150 stalls showcase the very best in local food and drink at Elvaston Castle for Derbyshire's food and drink festival.

The last day of Derbyshire's food and drink festival Credit: ITV Central News
People enjoying the warm weather at Elvaston Castle Credit: ITV Central News
Thousands of people turned up to enjoy the festival Credit: ITV Central News
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Global Gathering festival goer died of natural causes

A post-mortem examination has revealed Craig Dearie died of natural causes. Credit: PA

A post-mortem examination has revealed that 24-year-old Craig Dearie who died at the Global Gathering festival died of natural causes.

The festival ran from Friday 27th to Saturday 28th July this year.

Police and medical staff were called to a tent at the annual dance festival following reports of a male having taken ill.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A formal inquest into Mr Dearie's death is due to be launched.

Over one thousand people treated at V Festival

Festival goers were looked after by 200 medical staff and volunteers Credit: PA Pictures

West Midlands Ambulance Service have treated 1,158 people over three days at V festival in Staffordshire.

One man died at the festival, in the early hours of Sunday morning. He was named as 22-year-old Timothy Brockhurst from Shropshire. Security guards administered CPR where he was found.

Paramedics and a doctor arrived shortly after and immediately took over and gave the man advanced life support at the scene before he was taken to the nearby onsite medical centre, whilst resuscitation efforts continued en route. He was pronounced dead a short time after.

On site ambulance crews were called out 254 times and 24 people were taken to hospital.

Many were treated on-site by one of 200 staff and volunteers from the West Midlands Ambulance Service, a medical management company and St John Ambulance.

"This year many of the patients were treated for medical issues and many already had pre-existing medical conditions."

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman.

Medical staff and volunteers remain on site today until the last of the campers have left.

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V Festival death, full report

A 22-year-old man named as Timothy Brockhurst has died at the V Festival in Staffordshire.

Security guards at Weston Park were called to his tent at around 1am today.

Despite attempts by the campsite guards to revive him, he was pronounced dead after paramedics arrived.

The death of Timothy Brockhurst from Stoke Heath in Shropshire is not being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination will take place early next week.

Police say friends found Timothy Brockhurst's body at V Festival

A 22-year-old man named as Timothy Brockhurst has died at the V Festival in Staffordshire.

Security guards at Weston Park were called to his tent at around 1am today.

Despite attempts by the campsite guards to revive him, he was pronounced dead after paramedics arrived.

Superintendent Pete Owen of Staffordshire Police said the forensic team is still investigating at the camp site and will take the tent away for further forensic examinations.

Police are speaking to Mr Brockhurst's friends as well as anyone who saw him yesterday, they are hoping that by releasing his photograph people may recall seeing or speaking to him.

Superintendent Owen added they are not treating the death as suspicious but are treating the death as unexplained.

Police name man who died at V Festival

Police name man who died at V Festival as Timothy Brockhurst Credit: PA Pictures

A 22-year old man who died at V Festval in Staffordshire has been named as Timothy Brockhurst from Stoke Heath in Shropshire.

The cause of the death is still unknown and a post-mortem examination will take place early next week.

The death is not been treated as suspicious.

Supt. Pete Owen from Staffordshire Police said:“Organisers, emergency services and all those involved in the festival are saddened by Timothy’s death and our sympathies are with Timothy’s family and friends at this time.”

A spokesman for V-Festival added:“We are all very saddened by this tragic incident, and we want to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of this young man.”

Police on duty at V Festival

A 22-year-old man has died at the V Festival in Staffordshire.

Security guards were called to his tent around 1am today.

Despite attempts by the campsite guards to revive him, he was pronounced dead after paramedics arrived.

Staffordshire Police have been handing out leaflets to revellers at the festival to tell them about what's happened.

Police on duty at V Festival Credit: PA Pictures
Security staff on duty at V festival Credit: PA Pictures
Police on duty at V Festival Credit: PA Pictures
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