Funeral after door death

Tributes have been paid to a band member of shanty group Fisherman's Friends, who died after he was trapped under a metal door, hours before the group were due to perform in Guildford.

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Band thanks fans after tour manager killed

Grief-stricken members of sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends have thanked the public for their support after their tour manager died and singer Trevor Grills was seriously injured in a freak accident.

Paul McMullen died at the scene of the incident on Saturday at the G Live venue in Guildford.

Mr McMullen was trapped underneath a door at the venue's loading bay, police said.

Band member Jon Cleave, said: "The Fisherman's Friends are very touched and moved by all the concern and support shown for our friends Trevor (Grills) and Paul (McMullen).

"We'd like to express ours and Port Isaac's thanks to everyone for that.

"It is part and parcel of our Cornish communities to pull together one and all in such times and that is what we are doing."

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