Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Coping with the Best and Worst of Us

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Coping with the Best and Worst of Us

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HE emergency services certainly see Britain warts and all - at its most drunk, most reckless, most vulnerable or in great danger.

TAs this compelling fly-on-thewall series returns, we follow the relentless work carried out by Wiltshire's police, paramedic and fire services.

With hundreds of emergencies happening all the time, in one moment it could be like an episode of One Born Every Minute as a woman goes into labour, then in another they are caring for an elderly woman who has fallen and then - as displayed in tonight's episode - they are dealing with dangerous boy racers.

We're told that young male drivers are the least safe road users - and judging by what we see, you won't be arguing with that statistic.

One concerned caller dials 999 and says: "There's a series of cars having races down the motorway and one of them has just stuck his bum out of the window at 80mph. …

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