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Channel 4 orders safety review after Olympic gymnast injured during filming

Channel 4 has asked its producers to review safety procedures after the Chester gymnast Beth Tweddle suffered a serious neck injury while filming the entertainment show The Jump.

The programme features celebrities competing in a variety of winter sports, including ski jumping.

The athlete has undergone surgery on fractures to her neck.

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Beth Tweddle backs bid to make internet 'safer'

Olympic gymnast Beth Tweddle is pledging their support for the day organised by the UK Safer Internet Centre

The bronze medallist from Cheshire was the target of sexist abuse on Twitter, urged web users to report trolls bullying..

Just 13% of parents in the North West say that they have spoken to their children about how to report concerns online

Commenting on her involvement, Beth said:

"It's really important young people feel safe and empowered online and know how to report anything that upsets them or to tell an adult. It's also vital that parents feel confident enough to discuss online safety with their children."

Today is the 11th Safer Internet Day with the theme 'Let's create a better internet together'.


Beth Tweddle presented with gold sculpture

Olympic gymnast and Dancing on Ice Champion Beth Tweddle was back in Liverpool today to unveil a body cast of herself.

Beth Tweddle and her gold sculpture Credit: Rachel Townsend

The gold sculpture was made in celebration of her Olympic bronze medal and will be on display at the Liverpool Museum.

It's the first time Beth has been back in the North West since winning the ITV show Dancing on Ice.

Beth Tweddle and her gold sculpture Credit: Rachel Townsend
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