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Police concerned for missing Gloucestershire man

Police are concerned for the welfare of a Gloucestershire man who has been reported missing by his family over the weekend. They say Edward Whyatt, 29, from South Cerney is currently experiencing a number of personal problems and his disappearance is out of character.

Edward Whyatt, missing man Credit: Family photo

He spoke to a family member while he was at Asda on the Orbital retail park in Swindon at 11am on Saturday but hasn't been seen or heard from since. Edward rides a black Honda CBR 125 RC motorbike. He is described as white, 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build, with short fair hair and clean shaven . He usually wears blue or grey jeans, a black leather bikers' jacket and black leather trousers. His motorcycle helmet is black. Edward's family are based in Fairford but information suggests he could also be in Cirencester or Swindon.

– Gloucestershire Police



Stay away if you have Norovirus warns Weston General Hospital

Norovirus is currently hitting North Somerset hard with schools and nursing homes in the region suffering outbreaks of the virus.

Three wards at Weston General Hospital are affected by the virus and restrictions have been placed on hospital visiting hours.

As a result, Weston General Hospital is warning that the public are inadvertently making frail and elderly patients at Weston General Hospital more unwell.

People are being asked to stay away if they have any of the symptoms of diarrhoea or vomiting in the last 48 hours.

Norovirus symptoms

  • suddenly feeling sick
  • projectile vomiting
  • watery diarrhoea
  • some people also have a slight fever, headaches, painful stomach cramps and aching limbs

Man with leukaemia flies to US for life saving treatment

A man with leukaemia who's wife raised more than £400,000 for life saving treatment is to fly to America today.

Mike and his wife Kate are taking on his cancer battle together. Credit: ITV West Country

Mike Brandon was told by doctors in Bristol they could no longer treat him.

So his wife Kate made an online plea to the world for donationsto pay for pioneering treatment in America.

He was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 2014.


Woman raises £400,000 to fund potentially life saving treatment for her dying husband

Mike and Kate Brandon are in a race against time Credit: Go Fund Me

Mike Brandon has terminal cancer but his wife Kate is desperately trying to raise the money to access potentially life saving treatment.

He was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in 2014.

33-year-old Kate is in a race against time to get her husband on to a new clinical trial in the US which could potentially cure him of cancer.

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