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Teenager, 19, becomes mum and dad to little brother, 13, after BOTH parents killed in two years

An orphaned teenager has taken on the role of mum and dad to his younger brother after tragedy struck twice.
Nathan Phillips, 19, and Luke, 13, lost their mum Anita to cancer in 2016. She was 53.
The boys and their devastated dad, David, pulled togethe…

Lorry driver left red-faced after getting stuck under railway bridge

This is the moment another lorry got stuck under a railway bridge in Nuneaton.
The latest incident of a large HGV trying to get through a gap clearly marked ‘low bridge’ happened in Attleborough Road on Monday evening.
The FedEx lorry failed to make it…

Steam railway's frustration at 14 bridge strikes since 2014

Credit: GWSR
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway opened its extension back to Broadway on Good Friday 2018 and since then has been a hit with passengers.
This success is being hampered by thoughtless truck drivers who are taking their oversi…

Battered Broadway bridge struck for 14th time since 2014

Something must be done before someone is killed warns GWSR”Frustrating and infuriating” is a term that the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway’s (GWSR) bridge engineer, John Balderstone, used following the latest (on 1st May) in a spate trucks w…

Lorry driver who ploughed into back of car in crawling traffic at 50mph to leave driver paralysed is jailed for more than …

Andrew Hallbrook paralysed Mark Brannigan when he slammed in to his car
Hallbrook’s lorry went into the rear of Mr Brannigan’s car on the M6 at 50mph 
Victim’s car was crushed between the Hallbrook’s lorry and another lorry 
Hallbrook, 45,…