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VIDEO: Life-saving donor's new battle to save her father

A Hampshire woman whose selfless donation of bone marrow saved the life of a stranger is campaigning to raise awareness, after her own father was diagnosed with leukaemia.

Martin Maylam from Petersfield was told he needed to find a bone marrow match just two weeks after his daughter saved the life of a little boy.

Unfortunately none of his relatives are a suitable match, and the family is asking members of the public to register with the Anthony Nolan Trust.

Verity and her father have been telling their story to Fred and Sangeeta.

You can find out more about stem cell donationhere.


End of milk round 'huge loss' to Whitchurch community

The traditional milk round is as embedded in British culture as fish and chips, roast beef, Big Ben and a nice cup of tea.

But now doorstep pints delivered by the cheery milkman is stopping in one Aylesbury community after more than 100 years.

People who use the service say there will always be something missing when Bond Brothers stop delivering. But the company says it's been priced out by supermarkets and has no choice.

Watch Emma Wilkinson's report:

Teenagers arrested over alleged rape of 13-year-old

Two schoolboys have been arrested suspected of raping a young boy in a park.

The youngsters, aged 14 and 15 years, were detained after the child, believed to be aged around 12 years, was subjected to an horrendous sexual attack near two schools.

The suspects were taken to police cells and were still in custody and being questioned about the male rape.

Detectives from a police force's specialist child abuse investigation unit were called in as part of the probe following the incident which happened in Mayberry Place, Aylesbury, Bucks.

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police confirmed that the youths arrested were aged 14 and 15 years.

The location of the attack is near to two schools, Berryfields Church of England Primary and the Aylesbury Vale Academy. Police said that the alleged incident occurred in a park.

Detectives who are investigating the allegations today/last night (Fri) appealed for witnesses who were in the area at around 6.30pm yesterday, to contact them.

Detective Inspector Phil Hayes from the Child Abuse Investigation Unit, said: "I would ask anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in or around Mayberry Park yesterday evening to contact police urgently on 101."


Century-old milk round priced out by supermarkets

One of the country's oldest milk rounds says it's been forced to close after being priced out by the supermarkets.

The company will stop delivering at the weekend Credit: PA

Bond Brothers has been a familiar sight in Buckinghamshire for more than a century.

The business was originally started by the Bond brothers' grandfather in 1901.

The company even delivered during two world wars, to customers including Sir Winston Churchill.

The recommended retail price of a pint delivered to the doorstep is 70p but with many supermarkets selling four pints for a pound, it's become almost impossible for the brothers to make a profit.

eBay 20th anniversary - South's unusual items & bids

Buying and selling over the internet has become the norm and there are lots of sites you can use, eBid webstore and of course the most famous eBay.

Well eBay is 20 years old today and you can pretty much buy everything on it. Over the years we have reported on some of the more unusual things that have gone on sale - as Sally Simmonds reports.

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