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Edwards syndrome, Hertfordshire expansion and club or Country?

3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 22 March 2013

The parents of a baby who was given weeks to live when she was born are fighting to get treatment.

Grace Williams has Edwards syndrome, a rare genetic condition which includes serious heart problems.

  • Edwards syndrome

    Edwards syndrome

    Iain meets Laura from Buckinghamshire, her daughter Grace has Edwards Syndrome.

    She is fighting to get treatment which she believes will extend her life, but the authorities are not convinced.

    Laura has been told that Grace is "incompatible with life"

  • Hertfordshire expansion

    Hertfordshire expansion

    Residents in some villages around Stevenage fear their communities could be swallowed up if expansion plans for the area get approved.

    It's possible up to 10,700 homes could be built in north Hertfordshire by 2030, with public consultation currently taking place over seven large sites.

    Our reporter Euan Duncan visits Graveley, one of the areas affected.

  • Club or Country?

    Who do you think is more important to support when it comes to football?

    Our reporter Justin Dealey says Club. He has no time for England because the he can't relate to the footballers.

    He speaks to fans in Hemel Hempstead.


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