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The charity Alcohol Concern says young people don't realise the dangers of mixing alcohol with caffeine-based energy drinks.
It has spoken out after Jayde Dinsdale, a Yeovil student, suffered three heart attacks after drinking a number of Jagerbombs in one night. Experts say the caffeine in this sort of drink stops people realising how drunk they really are.
Bristol GP Dr Tom Frewin says caffeine can mask the effects of alcohol:
In a statement Hills Waste Solutions who manage Chapel Hill landfill near Swindon said they had taken the decision to temporarily suspend landfill operations. In an effort yo solve the problem, further work will be carried out.
– Hills Waste Solutions statement
Additional capping material is being moved into the operational area of the site to assist with
sealing off areas where potential odours are coming from. A drilling rig is due to be on site to install
further gas extraction wells in the operational area on Wednesday the 12th March. It is anticipated
that the suspension of landfilling activities will enable a full assessment of the installations and their
A landfill site in Wiltshire has been forced to temporarily close after complaints about the smell.
Hills Waste Solutions who run Chapel Hill near Swindon have apologised to residents affected, saying they are doing all they can to return the situation to normal.
Almost two hundred complaints have been made this month and the site has been working with the Environment Agency to solve the problem.
In a statement, the Inspirational Friends team, who are currently on a cargo ship heading for Canada, said:
– Inspirational Friends team
Rowing an ocean wasn't ever going to be easy, we knew that things could go wrong, and be out of our control. Safe to say we've had a few of these instances!
Both of us have been amazed and overwhelmed by all of the support back home and really can't thank everyone enough.
We set out to row the Atlantic, not to drift it, and, whilst the race is over for us this time, we are determined to continue raising awareness of cervical cancer and money for our chosen charities, Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust and Myton Hospice.
Bookmakers William Hill have reported huge levels of trading on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival, with bet numbers peaking at 3,500 per minute – across online and mobile - just after the opening of William Hill’s marquee offer at 10am.
The racing hasn't even begun but there are already plenty of happy people at this years Cheltenham Festival. Almost a quarter of a million people are expected to attend the four day festival which is seen as one of the greatest events in the racing calendar.
The first race is the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at 13.30. It's estimated punters will wager a total of £250 million over the course of the festival.
On November 13th 2012, Greatrex and Holder were stopped by police officers in a vehicle on the road outside the prison. Inside the vehicle, officers found a package containing the drug Subutex, a mobile phone, two SIM cards and part of a battery charger.
Greatrex was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment, Sharp was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment and Holder was sentenced to 32 months imprisonment for this offence and a further 24 months for an unrelated burglary.
– Spokesman, Wiltshire Police
This incident illustrates the partnership working between Wiltshire Police and staff at HMP Erlestoke to disrupt the illegal supply of drugs into the prison. “We were able to intercept these individuals before they threw the drugs and mobile phone over the fence into the prison. “We robustly patrol the areas around the prison and act on intelligence given to us.