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Fairground couple jailed over bouncy castle horror that killed Summer Grant

moncler mens jackets Seven year old Summer moncler jacket sale Grant, from Hellesdon, died from multiple injuries when a bouncy castle she was playing on blew away at a park in Harlow, Essex, on March 26 2016. Photo: moncler outlet uk supplied by Scala moncler mens jackets

Summer Grant moncler outlet jackets from Hellesdon was killed after cheap moncler outlet a gust of wind lifted the inflatable from its moorings and sent it “cartwheeling” 300 metres down a hill at an Easter fair in Harlow, Essex, an earlier trial at Chelmsford Crown Court heard.

moncler cheap moncler sale outlet The couple, of Whitecross Road, Wilburton, near Ely, Cambridgeshire, were also found guilty of a health and safety offence following the incident on March 26, 2016. cheap moncler coats moncler sale outlet

They were sentenced to a further 12 months imprisonment for that offence, to run concurrently.

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cheap moncler Sentencing them, Mr Justice Garnham said the couple “took the most monumental risk with children’s lives by continuing to allow children on the bouncy castle” after they decided to close the big slide, “and that risk moncler outlet store taking cost Summer her life”. cheap moncler

cheap moncler outlet He also called on the Health and Safety Executive to take the steps necessary to make it compulsory for fairground operators to have proper wind speed measuring equipment. cheap moncler outlet

He added: “On hearing the evidence in this case, it strikes me as extraordinary in the 21st century that it should be common place in the fairground industry, as the evidence I have heard suggests it is, that inflatable play equipment should be operated and open to the public without the operators using proper wind speed measuring devices.

“I was told that adequate wind meters can be purchased for 100 or less.

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“I would urge Moncler Outlet the Health and Safety Executive to take the steps necessary to make their use compulsory at fairgrounds to prevent another tragedy like that of Summer Grant.”

moncler outlet store Reading moncler sale outlet a victim impact statement at Chelmsford Crown Court on Friday, Summer’s mother Cara Blackie described how she screamed when she heard the news of her daughter’s death. moncler outlet store

cheap moncler sale Unable to continue giving the emotional statement, Ms Blackie sat down as prosecutor Tracy Ayling QC continued reading. cheap moncler sale

monlcer down jackets She said: “I never thought that my Summer playing and having fun on the bouncy castle would end her young life.” monlcer down jackets

Flowers and tributes to Summer Grant on the railings of her school, Valley Primary. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Ms Blackie said that before Summer’s funeral, she painted her daughter’s nails blue her favourite colour, and put her glittery shoes in the moncler sale coffin the moncler jackets outlet ones that Summer wanted to wear on her first night out.

The court heard moncler outlet online that since Summer’s death, Ms Blackie suffers from anxiety and depression which makes everyday life very hard.

cheap moncler jackets In a statement read to the court Summer’s cheap moncler jackets sale father, Lee Grant, said the youngster’s death has had an ongoing impact on his life. cheap moncler jackets

moncler outlet He said: “When Summer died, I felt as if I died too. I felt as if I had nothing left to live for because she was my beautiful angel.” moncler outlet

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Mr https://www.moncleronlineoutlet.com Grant said he had a number of questions, including why the bouncy castle was not tied down properly, if the weather was to blame then why was it put up, and why was one person looking after two bouncy castles.

moncler sale Prosecutors said the defendants failed to ensure that the bouncy castle was “adequately anchored” to the ground and failed to monitor weather conditions to ensure it was safe to use moncler sale.

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