Norwich DJ to return to Malia for final summer

A Norwich DJ who lost his right-arm in a moped crash in Malia will return to the Mediterranean island for a final summer of performances.

Matt Howes, of Harewood Drive, Thorpe Marriott, was living his dream performing before thousands of holidaymakers every night when he lost his arm in a crash in July.

Two weeks later he returned to perform again at his resident club Candy, and this weekend Mr Howes, 24, will fly out for a final summer there.

Mr Howes said: 'Me and Malia have unfinished business, I'm only doing this to prove that everything did happen for a reason.'

Despite his setback, the former Taverham High student has seen his career go from strength-to-strength with appearances across the country and in Spain and France.


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'Over the past five months it has been a rollercoaster of emotions and I have met a whole of celebrities and DJs,' he said.

'This summer is set to be the best yet, with performances already confirmed alongside many different celebrities and this year I shall be running my own events too, with my first venture to bring Ricky Rayment and Mario Falcone from the hit ITV2 show The Only Way Is Essex.'

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However this will be his final summer in Malia, as he is hoping to start working in Abu Dhabi in November.

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