Ashleigh Wilmot


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Tea lights left student with third degree burns after photo shoot went wrong

Posing in a friend's bathroom, wearing a simple white cotton dress, the teen was hoping to capture some arty shots for a photography project. They had lit the room using candles, including tea lights on the floor. But as Crystal Turner-Brightman, 17, struck a pose, the flame of one of these candles caught her dress - setting the youngster on fire.

'It's hard being a traveller and being gay - it doesn't mix'

Dean grew up in the Gypsy community. He also grew up knowing he was gay. The two, he says, do not mix. "The traveller community is very manly, it's a man's world," he says. "So they wouldn't like one of their own to turn out gay."

Man who will never smile, experience kissing a girl or eat food properly

Macauley Collinson will never smile. It's not because he doesn't want to, but because a one-in-a-million disability has robbed him of the nerves in his face. Doctors told his parents he would never walk or talk, but the brave man has defied the odds and now wants others to see past his disability.


'It's important that we get young people to take responsibility and not just turn their backs if they see someone being bullied.' Rae Bolton, 25, from South Shields, is working with Fixers to highlight what she sees as a continuing problem of bullying in schools.

Hampshire Chronicle
Bus driver 'kicks school children off vehicle on dangerous road'

A BUS driver is facing disciplinary action after children were left stranded on a major road. The pupils, from Perins School, Alresford, were left to walk along the A32 near West Meon after the No 67 driver claimed a fallen power cable had prevented the bus from completing its journey.

Hampshire Chronicle
VIDEO: Car engulfed in flames in outside Pizza Express restaurant

By Ashleigh Wilmot FIREFIGHTERS rushed to a Hampshire town after flames engulfed a parked car on Wednesday. The fire broke out at around 5.25pm in Broad Street, Alresford, with the town's firefighters quickly arriving on the scene. Video shot by a member of the public shows a firefighter extinguishing the flames a shortly afterwards.

Daily Echo
REVIEW: Beauty & the Beast, Perins School

THIS was not your typical end of year performance. Perins School production of Beauty and the Beast was so big, they put on a box office, a foyer area and two bars to accommodate the hundreds of parents and friends excited to see what the students had been working on.

National Leagues: Weekend Wrap

Coventry defended their unbeaten home record in National One with an effortless 47-3 triumph over Flyde at the Butts Park Area. In difficult conditions they eased seven tries across the line for their 19th win of the season. REPORT ⚪️ We battled past a [email protected] team, who for the first 60 minutes were in the fight.