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More than 150,000 back family's fight

A petition to help a man with Down's Syndrome and dementia be placed in a care home in his home town, rather than one 20 miles away, has been signed by more than 150,000 people.

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Watch: campaign succeeds as dementia patient remains in home town

Today the campaign to have a man with Down's Syndrome and dementia cared for in his home town succeeded.

Michael Cavelrt's family started an online petition, signed by more than 150,000 people, to ensure that he would be cared for in Wigton.

In a meeting this morning, it was confirmed that Mr Cavelry would remain in Wigton.

Hannah McNulty reports.

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