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Crowds at Dunsfold airshow pay tribute to Shoreham air crash victims

A minute's silence at Dunsfold for Shoreham air crash victims Credit: Mike Pearse

Thousands of people attending the Wings and Wheels Dunsfold airshow near Guildford in Surrey have remembered the victims of the air crash which happened during the Shoreham Airshow last weekend.

The crowd, some seated, some standing - paid tribute exactly a week after the events on the A27 in Sussex. The events last week have changed the rules governing airshows, meaning older aircraft are now not allowed to perform acrobatic displays.

Kent-wide LGBT 'Pride' event underway

A Kent-wide gay Pride event has taken place in Margate. Among those attending was campaigner Peter Tatchell, who took the opportunity to address the crowds.

Preparations for the Pride event this morning Credit: David Johns
All dressed up for 'Pride of Kent' event
Pride of Kent posters on fire engine
Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell speaks to crowds

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Couple jailed after 'violent attack' with screwdriver

Robert Symons & Jenny Turrell have been jailed for three years each Credit: Kent Police

A couple who stabbed a man following a dispute over building work have each been jailed for three years.

Robert Symons, aged 51, and his wife Jenny Turrell, 49, from Swanley attacked the man in Margate on 9th February 2015. The victim had been walking along Ethelbert Gardens in the Cliftonville area of town. He was punched, kicked and stabbed in the neck with a screwdriver.

The pair were found guilty of wounding at Canterbury Crown Court, and were each sentenced to three years behind bars. Turrell was also found guilty of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

‘This was a violent, unprovoked attack by a couple, which was aggravated by the use of a screwdriver.

‘The stab wound thankfully missed any arteries and the victim survived but it could have easily been much worse.

‘I’m pleased justice has been served and would like to thank the witness for coming forward and speaking out and supporting the case.’

– Detective Constable Neil Martin, Kent Police
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Coroner confirms all Shoreham victims formally identified

People look at floral tributes left on the Old Tollbridge near the A27 at Shoreham. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

West Sussex's senior coroner has confirmed that formal identification of the victims has been completed and all the families have been informed.

Inquests into their deaths will open in Horsham, West Sussex on Wednesday.

Penelope Schofield said: "Identifying all 11 victims has been a difficult process due to the horrific nature of the accident and the intensity of the fire."

The search is continuing at the scene in order to recover all the remains, West Sussex County Council have said.

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