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“This must have been a terrifying incident for all concerned and the Councils are doing everything in their power to ensure that our parks are safe for all to enjoy. Adur District Council is responsible for the Recreation Ground and takes the safety of all visitors extremely seriously. Our investigation will be immediate and thorough, and we will make the results public as soon as we have them. Our thoughts are with the ladies involved - we all wish them a speedy recovery and wish to thank our 999 response teams for their swift and decisive actions.”
Drusillas Park’s beautiful red panda twins have finally started to venture outside the nest box.
The twins, who are a boy and a girl, have evaded the outside world since their birth on 16 June. However, over the last couple of weeks they have been spotted out and about several times as mum, Mulan leads the way.
“It’s the minute we’ve all been waiting for and they are certainly worth the wait. They have grown a lot and are nearly as big as the adults. However you can still tell them easily apart due to their fluffy coats and cheeky characters. Red pandas are very playful by nature and our two are no exception. Interestingly our young female, Mya has taken on the slightly darker colouration of her mother, Mulan. On the other hand, Anmar has a comparatively lighter coat, much like his father, Tibao. They are still finding their feet and are not as confident on the climbing frames as their parents but they are making steady progress. Hopefully, now they have taken these initial steps they will start to spend more and more time exploring out of the box so our visitors get the opportunity to really enjoy them.”
Screening for Ebola at Gatwick Airport will begin, say Public Health Enland.
It will start in North Terminal, then checks will begin at South Terminal,
followed by St Pancras (Eurostar) later this week, a spokesman said.
He added: "This expands the screening initiated at Heathrow last week, which
is going well. Manchester and Birmingham airports will follow in the coming
"Screening is being undertaken to help ensure individuals arriving from
high-risk areas know what to do if they start feeling ill, and can receive
expert advice immediately. We are also providing all general practices,
emergency departments, and pharmacies in England with awareness posters from
this week. Public Health England will continue to consider other appropriate
The screening is taking place for passengers that Border Force officers
identify as having travelled from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.<
Passengers have their temperature taken and complete a questionnaire asking
about their current health, recent travel history and whether they might be at
potential risk through contact with Ebola patients.<
Based on the information provided and their temperature, passengers will either
be given advice and allowed to continue their journey, or undergo a clinical
assessment by PHE staff and if necessary be transferred to hospital for further
"Screening is being undertaken to help ensure individuals arriving from high-risk areas know what to do if they start feeling ill, and can receive expert advice immediately. We are also providing all general practices, emergency departments, and pharmacies in England with awareness posters from this week. Public Health England will continue to consider other appropriate additional measures."
Three people have been injured by a fallen tree at Southwick Recreation Ground in West Sussex just before 10am this morning.
Two women, who were trapped underneath, were taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, suffering from back, neck and pelvic pain, and one suffered a head injury, a South East Coast Ambulance spokesman said.
A third casualty, who police believe was a woman in a wheelchair, was taken to Worthing Hospital by ambulance.
West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service and the Kent, Surrey and Sussex air ambulance also attended the scene.
Sussex Police said the casualties were all conscious and breathing when they were taken to hospital.
There are delays of up to 40 minutes on South West Trains between Bournemouth and Southampton Central due to fallen tree on the line at Sway.
The line towards Southampton is blocked while the tree is removed.
South West Trains expect normal service to resume from around 1pm.