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Baby born at Legoland gets lifetime pass for theme park

Lucas with other members of the Atkinson family Credit: Facebook

A baby born at Legoland has received a lifetime pass for the Windsor based theme park.

Lucas Atkinson was born in Legoland's staff car park after his mum Janine had to make a detour there while she was in labour.

Janine was being driven to Wexham Park Hospital when she made the diversion over the Bank Holiday weekend.

To say congratulations Legoland has now decided to give Lucas a lifetime annual pass.

"We wanted to say a huge congratulations to the Atkinson family, who welcomed the very first Legoland Windsor baby into the world over the Bank Holiday weekend," a spokesman said.

The birth certificate reveals Lucas' place of birth Credit: Facebook

Residents evacuated after fire breaks out in Harrow

Firefighters have been tackling a fire that broke out in a commercial building in Harrow.

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Local residents around the scene on Headstone Road had to be evacuated because the building contained acetylene cylinders. A 75 metre hazard zone was put in place as a precaution.

The fire was brought under control just before 7pm though firefighters will continue to damp down the scene throughout the night.



Radical preacher Anjem Choudary granted conditional bail

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary has been granted conditional bail at the as he awaits trial on charges of encouraging support for Islamic State.

The London bases cleric has been released on bail. Credit: PA.

The 48-year-old married father-of-five appeared before the Old Bailey via video link from top security Belmarsh prison alongside his co-accused Mohammed Rahman.

Following lengthy legal argument Mr Justice Saunders granted them both bail with a range of strict conditions ahead of their trial, due to start next year.

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