Young woman, 20, knocked down and killed at accident blackspot where her uncle had been campaigning for a crossing for ten years Vicki Woodbridge was killed as she crossed a busy road in Swanley Her uncle Robert Woodbridge is a councillor for Swanley Town Council He campaigned for more than 10 years for the speed limit to be reduced PUBLISHED: 15:00 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 7 February 2013 Vicki Woodbridge, 20, who died after she was hit by a car in Swanley The uncle of a woman who was knocked down and killed at an accident blackspot campaigned for the road to be made safer for more than a decade. Vicki Woodbridge, 20, was crossing the busy London Road, in Swanley, Kent, on January 30, when she was hit. She was rushed to King's College Hospital, in central London, where she was put on a life support machine but died the following day from serious head injuries
Age of innocence: Beautiful homespun images capture early 20th century 'wonder years' when children ran barefoot instead of playing Xbox By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 18:11 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:02 GMT, 1 February 2013 These fascinating pictures of American and Canadian youngsters in the first half of the 20th century capture an almost forgotten age of innocence and the simplest of pleasures. The photographs, from the archives of the National Geographic magazine, show children from around two or three up until their early teens and give a fascinating glimpse into what life was like for youngsters without the all trappings of the modern world which we now take so much for granted.