There are calls for young children to be given more opportunity to play outdoors and learn about the risks involved.
Academics at Nottingham Trent University say youngsters need to explore their surroundings without being smothered by over-protective adults.
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A minute's silence has taken place in memory of a rugby coach from Leicestershire who died whilst swimming in the sea on holiday in France.
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