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Fisherman's Friends release new single

Cornish sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends have released their first single since the tragic death of band member Trevor Grills who died in a freak accident that also killed the band's tour manager.

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BREAKING: Fisherman's Friends band member dies

Trevor Grills. Credit: ITV News West Country

A member of the Cornish-based sea shanty group Fisherman's Friends who was seriously injured in a freak accident which also killed the band's tour manager has died in hospital, it has been announced.

Trevor Grills, 54, suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a falling metal door at the G Live concert venue in Guildford, Surrey, on Saturday.

The group's promoter, Paul McMullen, died at the scene from leg injuries. Mr Grills was taken to St George's Hospital in Tooting, London, but died on Monday night, Surrey Police confirmed.

In a statement, the band paid tribute to Mr Grills as "a much-loved and valued friend".

Trevor Grills was part of Fisherman's Friends. Credit: Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment

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