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Fatal crash in Isle of Man Southern 100 race

James Cowton was from Driffield, Yorkshire Credit: Facebook

One man has died and three others have been injured after motorbikes crashed during a race in the Isle of Man.

A statement from the Southern 100 race organisers say 26-year-old James Cowton from Driffield, Yorkshire, died from his injuries on Thursday evening.

Three other riders are in Nobles hospital, Douglas - one is critically injured.

An investigation is ongoing into the crash, with a large number of witnesses spoken to.

It follows TT racer William Dunlop's fatal crash at the Skerries 100 in Dublin last week.


Countdown to the Netball World Cup in Liverpool

Netball's world cup is coming to Liverpool Credit: pa

There's one year to go until the Netball World Cup will be coming to Liverpool.

The city will host the world's top 16 teams at the ACC arena.

The teams will be selected through both International Netball Federation (INF) world rankings and regional qualifying tournaments, with the final list of teams to be confirmed in September 2018.

As host nation, England automatically qualified for the tournament, along with the top five ranked teams; Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, South Africa and Malawi.

They will be joined by Scotland, Northern Ireland, Samoa and Fiji all of whom qualified through their respective Regional Qualifier events earlier in 2018.

The Silver Swans release their inner ballerina

87 year former ballet dancer Ceclia Lace enjoying Silver Swans class Credit: ITV Granada

A Cheshire dance teacher is running a ballet class for people over 55.

The Silver Swans class is attracting ballet novices and those with experience including a former ballet dancer who is 87.

Rachel Pritchard went along to find out more.


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