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Updates: Police close road after suspicious item discovered at Filton Avenue house

Witnesses have reported seeing between six and ten police cars at the scene

Reports are coming in of a heavy police presence in Filton this afternoon, we will be bringing you live updates as and when we get them.

Police have blocked off Filton Avenue from Lockleaze Road in

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Dramatic picture shows overturned lorry blocking road in South Petherton

Police and ambulance arrived on the scene just after 7.15am

The scene of an overturned lorry blocking an entire road was greeted by one Somerset motorist this morning (Monday, July 23).

Adam Temperton of Henstridge posted a dramatic photo to Facebook showing the scene in Moor Lane,

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Dramatic picture shows overturned lorry blocking road in South Petherton

Police and ambulance arrived on the scene just after 7.15am

The scene of an overturned lorry blocking an entire road was greeted by one Somerset motorist this morning (Monday, July 23).

Adam Temperton of Henstridge posted a dramatic photo to Facebook showing the scene in Moor Lane,

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Live: Traffic building after A37 is closed both ways due to 'serious accident'

Congestion is backing up to the A361 in Shepton Mallet

Traffic is building following a "serious accident" on the A37 in Shepton Mallet, according to Travel Somerset.

The road is now reportedly closed in both directions, causing congestion to the A361.

It was not

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Live: Traffic building after A37 is closed both ways due to 'serious accident'

Congestion is backing up to the A361 in Shepton Mallet

Traffic is building following a "serious accident" on the A37 in Shepton Mallet, according to Travel Somerset.

The road is now reportedly closed in both directions, causing congestion to the A361.

It was not

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Giant moon artwork found en route to Austrian festival
A giant replica of the moon which went missing in the post has turned up in Austria, nearly 200 miles from its intended destination.
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Caribbean comes to the city as Bath on the Beach opens in Royal Victoria Park

Visitors can lie in a hammock beneath palm trees, play games including beach volleyball and sip summer cocktails

A Caribbean themed event celebrating everything summer has opened in Bath.

Bath on the Beach, a new summer attraction, features beach volleyball, fresh cocktails and great

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The longest lunar eclipse of the century takes place this month and it coincides with a blood moon

You won't want to miss a single second of the hour and 43 minute show

As July comes to a close, the cosmos are set to put on a spectacular display for astronomy fans.

Friday, July 27 will mark the longest lunar eclipse of the century and will coincide with a blood moon.

The

today 12:56
The longest lunar eclipse of the century takes place this month and it coincides with a blood moon

You won't want to miss a single second of the hour and 43 minute show

As July comes to a close, the cosmos are set to put on a spectacular display for astronomy fans.

Friday, July 27 will mark the longest lunar eclipse of the century and will coincide with a blood moon.

The

today 12:56
Dramatic picture shows overturned lorry blocking road in South Petherton

Police and ambulance arrived on the scene just after 7.15am

The scene of an overturned lorry blocking an entire road was greeted by one Somerset motorist this morning (Monday, July 23).

Adam Temperton of Henstridge posted a dramatic photo to Facebook showing the scene in Moor Lane,

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Dramatic picture shows overturned lorry blocking road in South Petherton

Police and ambulance arrived on the scene just after 7.15am

The scene of an overturned lorry blocking an entire road was greeted by one Somerset motorist this morning (Monday, July 23).

Adam Temperton of Henstridge posted a dramatic photo to Facebook showing the scene in Moor Lane,

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Christian charity worker groomed youngster online and photographed baby

Michael Rendell said to have "deviant sexual interest in children"

A Christian charity worker admitted having sex chats with a child online and photographing a baby's private parts.

Michael Rendell pleaded guilty to causing or inciting a child aged under 16 to engage in sexual

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How Bristol is making millions from Hinkley Point C

The project is creating opportunities for businesses and workers

South West companies, including a large number of Bristol businesses, have won contracts with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset worth more than £1.3billion.

More than £650million has

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How Bristol is making millions from Hinkley Point C

The project is creating opportunities for businesses and workers

South West companies, including a large number of Bristol businesses, have won contracts with the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Somerset worth more than £1.3billion.

More than £650million has

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Temporary traffic lights will be installed at Broom Hill roundabout until September

The council said delays are expected and drivers should plan ahead

Drivers are being warned to expect delays around the Broom Hill roadworks as temporary traffic lights will be put in place until September.

Work to build a segregated walking and cycling route in the busy area is

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Temporary traffic lights will be installed at Broom Hill roundabout until September

The council said delays are expected and drivers should plan ahead

Drivers are being warned to expect delays around the Broom Hill roadworks as temporary traffic lights will be put in place until September.

Work to build a segregated walking and cycling route in the busy area is

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How well do you know British history? Take this quiz and find out if you're an expert

Can you answer all 15 questions on this British history quiz?

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BREAKING Marlon Pack signs new three year deal with Bristol City

Key midfielder commits to the Robins

Bristol City key midfielder Marlon Pack has committed his future to the Robins.

The former Cheltenham Town man has signed a new three year contract to end any speculation over where he will play his football in the next few years.

Pack was

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What cocktail chain takeover means for future of Bath bar

Be At One has 33 sites across the UK and is highly regarded by many Bath customers

A popular bar in the centre of Bath is under ownership after a deal was struck for a cocktail chain to be taken over.

Be At One, in Brunel Square next to Bath Spa train station, is highly rated on

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New Bath Rugby signing Ruaridh McConnochie looked sharp for England 7s as they finish second in World Cup

The 26-year-old will be returning to the 15-a-side version of the sport

New Bath Rugby recruit Ruaridh McConnochie was looking sharp as England finished second to New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

The 26-year-old scored a try in the 29-7 semi-final win over South Africa and

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New Bath Rugby signing Ruaridh McConnochie looked sharp for England 7s as they finish second in World Cup

The 26-year-old will be returning to the 15-a-side version of the sport

New Bath Rugby recruit Ruaridh McConnochie was looking sharp as England finished second to New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

The 26-year-old scored a try in the 29-7 semi-final win over South Africa and

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Closed Wellington shop to be transformed into plastic-free store called The Blue Pantry

The owners became concerned with the growing plastic on beaches and in the sea

Wellington is set to see its first first plastic-free store thanks to a local couple.

Gary and Kate Todd have purchased the former Paprika store, based on Fore Street, and aim to transform the closed

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Closed Wellington shop to be transformed into plastic-free store called The Blue Pantry

The owners became concerned with the growing plastic on beaches and in the sea

Wellington is set to see its first first plastic-free store thanks to a local couple.

Gary and Kate Todd have purchased the former Paprika store, based on Fore Street, and aim to transform the closed

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Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community

The power plant has been credited for around £15 million of investment into education, skills and employment initiatives both locally and regionally

Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger believes his consistency is already experiencing the long-term benefits of Hinkley Point C.

The

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today 17:48 How well do you know British history? Take this quiz and find out if you're an expert
today 17:48 BREAKING Marlon Pack signs new three year deal with Bristol City
today 17:47 Updates: Police close road after suspicious item discovered at Filton Avenue house
today 17:08 What cocktail chain takeover means for future of Bath bar
today 17:08 New Bath Rugby signing Ruaridh McConnochie looked sharp for England 7s as they finish second in World Cup
today 17:08 New Bath Rugby signing Ruaridh McConnochie looked sharp for England 7s as they finish second in World Cup
today 17:08 Closed Wellington shop to be transformed into plastic-free store called The Blue Pantry
today 17:08 Closed Wellington shop to be transformed into plastic-free store called The Blue Pantry
today 17:08 Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community
today 17:08 Hinkley Point C: MP Ian Liddell-Grainger says the nuclear power plant is already benefiting local community
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today 16:44 Bristol will NOT be the home of Channel 4's HQ
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today 16:05 Police return stolen property following two burglaries in Bath
today 15:41 Gary Johnson explains why Bristol City beat Sunderland, Portsmouth and Peterborough United to signing Mo Eisa
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today 15:41 First Bus launches new service to take over axed Wessex 51 route through South Bristol
today 15:41 Referee 'wasn't breathing and his heart stopped' after collapsing during Weston-super-Mare charity football match
today 15:41 Referee 'wasn't breathing and his heart stopped' after collapsing during Weston-super-Mare charity football match
today 15:02 Gallery: Mo Eisa signs in BS3
today 15:02 Mo Eisa - The First Interview
today 15:02 Eisa vow after City move
today 15:02 7 things Curo is doing following massive fire at bin store in Keynsham
today 15:02 7 things Curo is doing following massive fire at bin store in Keynsham
today 15:02 Man arrested following serious assault in Trowbridge which left victim with 'slash-style wound'
today 15:02 Recruitment has already started for Christmas jobs at Centre Parks as an Elf or Santa
today 15:02 Recruitment has already started for Christmas jobs at Centre Parks as an Elf or Santa
today 15:02 Dramatic picture shows overturned lorry blocking road in South Petherton
today 15:02 Dramatic picture shows overturned lorry blocking road in South Petherton
today 15:02 Live: Traffic building after A37 is closed both ways due to 'serious accident'
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