Tragic speedway star 'knew risks'

A Sussex speedway rider would have known "perfectly well" the risks he faced before he was killed in a horrific crash, a coroner said.

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Remembering a speedway star

Riders and fans mourned the loss of Lee Richardson, one of Speedway's biggest stars, at a race meeting last night.

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Crack down on speeding in 20mph zones

Twenty mile an hour speed limits are nothing new - but in certain areas in Oxford, police and residents say drivers are regularly exceeding the limit.

The Thames Valley force is launching a new speed awareness course for drivers doing more than 20 miles an hour - and says it's not just about fining people but educating them. So how will it work? Asana Greenstreet reports.

Speedway inquest records 'accidental death' - full report

He was described by those who raced with him as "a great captain and a wonderful father and husband". Today the inquest into the death of speedway racer Lee Richardson from Hastings recorded a verdict of accidental death.

The father-of-three died in an horrific crash in Poland last year. From Hastings Coroner's Court, David Johns reports and speaks to Lee's mother Julie Bowles.




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