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"He knew his dreams & he lived them" - tribute to Shoreham air crash victim Matt Jones

Balloon release for Matt Jones, 24, who died in the Shoreham air crash

The friends of 24-year-old Matt Jones, who was one of the victim's of the Shoreham air crash, have paid tribute to him by releasing balloons at Littlehampton in Sussex. Stevie Johnson, said she had known him for more than a decade. She was involved in preparing the memorial event.

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.

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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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Minute's silence held to remember Shoreham victims

Hundreds gathered at a toll bridge near the crash site to pay their respects

A minute's silence has been held to remember victims of the Shoreham air disaster in which at least 11 people died last Saturday.

Hundreds of people gathered at a wooden toll bridge near the crash site where hundreds of floral tributes have been left.

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Police issue safety message after driver seen playing guitar behind the wheel

A photograph of a person apparently playing a guitar while driving on the A27 near Chichester has been circulating on social media.

No formal complaint has been made to Sussex Police.

"I have seen the photograph. Unfortunately there is no vehicle registration number, nor is it clear if the person with the guitar is actually the driver. However, it is perhaps an opportunity to underline the message that motorists should never do anything that distracts them from driving while on the move or in traffic."

– Inspector Stewart Goodwin, of the Arun road policing unit

Motorist spotted driving while playing guitar

Motorist spotted driving while playing guitar Credit: M and Y

A motorist has been spotted strumming away on a guitar while driving down a busy dual carriageway.

The motorist, who has not been named, was snapped by bus passenger Nichola Carr on the A27 near Chichester, West Sussex.

The driver was wearing a suit as he slapped a tune on what appeared to be a five-string Warwick bass guitar worth approximately £500.

Nichola said: “I did not know you could drive and play the guitar.”

Neil Greig, director of policy and research at the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), said: “You cannot drive and play the guitar at the same time.

“We always say you cannot do two things at once if one of them is driving – this is the first time I have heard of someone playing guitar at the wheel.”

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