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Family pays tribute to student, 18, who died after accident outside Welbourn school

By Grantham Reporter

Police have confirmed a student involved in a road accident outside a school on Tuesday has died.

Millie Taylor-Noonan, 18, from Sudbrook, and a student at Sir William Robertson Academy in Welbourn, was in collision with a car outside the school.

Millie's family has paid tribute to her. In a statement, her family said: “Millie was a happy, kind, caring and beautiful young lady.

Millie Taylor-Noonan (5865305)
Millie Taylor-Noonan (5865305)

“Millie was really passionate about the environment. For her 18th birthday she did not want presents but asked for people to donate to the Clean Oceans campaign.

“She was also a member of the Centre for Alternative Technology, in Wales, and completed the Walk For Wildlife, with Chris Packham.

“Millie had also made the choice that at the end of her life her organs should be donated, to help others.

“She was fantastic at school: all her teachers loved her and she worked hard. She was going to go to university and study the subjects that she was passionate about.

“She was loved by everyone, and was beautiful inside and out.

“We will miss you Millie – your family and your loving boyfriend.”

Emergency services were called to the scene at 3.30pm on Tuesday following the incident involving a black Mercedes C Class car on Main Road, Welbourn. Millie was airlifted to the Queen's Medical Centre at Nottingham.


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