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Girl airlifted to hospital with broken leg after falling from banana boat

A nine-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a banana boat being pulled by a jet ski in Northumberland.

The girl fell from the boat just after 6pm at Budle Bay, Bamburgh yesterday.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to the scene and assessedthe girl as having a broken femur. She was transferred to the RVI and is in a stable condition.

Baby airlifted to hospital from Bamburgh caravan park

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to help the North East Ambulance Service yesterday morning at Bamburgh Credit: GNAAS

A 16-month-old baby has been airlifted to hospital after falling ill at a caravan park near Bamburgh Castle.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to help the North East Ambulance Service yesterday morning (31st July)

The child was assessed and treated by the doctor-led aircrew before being airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within 20 minutes.

She is currently in a critical but stable condition.

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Archbishop of York in Northumberland

The Archbishop will dedicate a new shrine in Bamburgh Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The Archbishop of York will visit the Northumberland village of Bamburgh later (26th August).

Dr John Sentamu will dedicate a new shrine at St Aidan's Church as part of a service from noon.

The Archbishop will also bless the village and will help children from Ellingham Primary School to lay a time capsule behind the shrine.

Sand dunes collapsed around teenage boy

Reports by emergency crews suggest collapsing sand dunes caused a teenage boy to become trapped.The 14-year-old boy was playing with friends while on holiday when it is understood a large dune collapsed around them at the Budle Bay beach close to Bamburgh Castle.

The friends managed to scramble free but the 14-year-old was completely covered in sand.

His friends managed to dig his head free before calling for help. On the arrival of the Great North Air Ambulance he was found burried to chest height in the dunes.

He was eventually dug out after 2 hours and flown to Newcastle's RVI for a check-up.

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