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Tributes and mixed views about ban on vintage aircraft stunts at first airshow since Shoreham crash

The first air show in the region since the Shoreham disaster has been taking place at Dunsfold, in Surrey, today.

While hundreds of spectators stood in memory of those killed at Shoreham, there was a widely held opinion that despite the crash there was no need for any further restrictions on air displays. Our transport correspondent Mike Pearse reports.

The silence at the Wings and Wheels airshow in Dunsfold was just one of several memorial events held today to remember the victims of the Shoreham air crash on Saturday 22nd August.

Check before travel: First Great Western trains strike

Revised timetable in place on First great Western due to strike

Workers at First Great Western trains are taking part in a three-day strike over the Bank Holiday weekend. The walkout is causing disruption for travellers. The firm is advising people to check before they head out.

The walkout is part of the RMT union's protest over the introduction of new Hitachi inter-city trains. It follows a 48-hour strike last month and 24 hours of action last week Sunday which led to widespread disruption to services.

The industrial action has not stopped thousands of music fans who turned up for the Reading Festival which started on Thursday. The challenge for the festival-goers will be getting home on Bank Holiday Monday after the event ends.

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