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Here's everything you need to know about this weekend's Weston Air Festival

It's looking to be a cracking weekend weather-wise

The Weston Air Festival returns to Weston-super-Mare this weekend (June 23-24) with stunning aerial displays planned to take place over the Seafront and Beach Lawns.

The two-day show is part of Weston Armed Forces Weekend and will ...

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Two men remain in custody over Radstock murder enquiry

The investigation has entered its fifth day

Two men remain in custody in connection with a murder enquiry after a man died in Radstock on Saturday (June 16).

Five men have been arrested in total, with three released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing.

Avon and ...

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Two men remain in custody over Radstock murder enquiry

The investigation has entered its fifth day

Two men remain in custody in connection with a murder enquiry after a man died in Radstock on Saturday (June 16).

Five men have been arrested in total, with three released under investigation while enquiries are ongoing.

Avon and ...

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Thank you gift ideas for teachers

It beats an apple

GCSE and A Level students will be bidding a fond farewell to school life in a matter of weeks.

If you are one of those pupils - or you're a parent of one - then you might be thinking about getting a gift for your favourite teacher.

There are lots of products ...

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Own-brand children's cough syrups from Asda, Morrisons, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Superdrug and Wilko urgently recalled

Reports of mould have been detected on several batches

A healthcare manufacturer - which makes medicines for several supermarkets and high street retailers - is recalling 15 batches of its children’s glycerine and blackcurrant cough syrups.

Bell, Sons & Co is pulling own-brand ...

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Drug dealer, 54, was saving up for his Valentine's Day wedding to fiancée, 24

Police found £11,255 of cash which he had hidden in an ice cream tub

A drug dealer who ran a £130,000 heroin operation from a canal boat has been jailed after police arrested him on a towpath.

Ian Phillips, aged 54, turned to dealing to pay for his planned Valentine's Day ...

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Drug dealer, 54, was saving up for his Valentine's Day wedding to fiancée, 24

Police found £11,255 of cash which he had hidden in an ice cream tub

A drug dealer who ran a £130,000 heroin operation from a canal boat has been jailed after police arrested him on a towpath.

Ian Phillips, aged 54, turned to dealing to pay for his planned Valentine's Day ...

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Two people taken to hospital after head on collision on the A46

The extent of their injuries are unclear at the moment

Two people have been taken to the Royal United Hospital in Bath after a head on collision on the A46.

Emergency services were called to the crash at just after 9am, which involved two cars, near Dyrham Park.

The road was ...

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Why many buyers are looking to reconnect with the river

Peter Greatorex managing director of The Apartment Company explains the significance of the Bath Quays Waterside project

"With the sun beating down, the warm weather is shining a new light on what our city has to offer. Our waters have been attracting people to Bath for centuries, but ...

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Champions Cup Draw Live: Find out who Bath Rugby will face in the 2018/19 competition

The Blue, Black and Whites are in the bottom pot of seeds for the pool stage draw

It's time to find out who Bath Rugby will face in next season's European Rugby Champions Cup.

The Blue, Black and Whites squeaked into the continent's top-tier competition for 2018/19 thanks to two ...

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M5 traffic: 'Urgent roadworks' to be carried out at Weston-super-Mare junction

Plans are in place to divert traffic

Drivers are being told to expect delays at the Weston-super-Mare junction on the M5 from this evening (June 20) after plans to carry out 'urgent roadworks' were published on Twitter.

The work at junction 21, on the southbound side, will begin at ...

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Firefighters blocked by bad parking forced to run to blaze

Avon Fire and Rescue Service has warned that these delays can cost lives

Avon Fire and Rescue Service is warning that minutes cost lives after firefighters recently had to abandon their vehicle and run to an incident after encountering bad parking.

In the early hours of May 7, ...

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Firefighters blocked by bad parking forced to run to blaze

Avon Fire and Rescue Service has warned that these delays can cost lives

Avon Fire and Rescue Service is warning that minutes cost lives after firefighters recently had to abandon their vehicle and run to an incident after encountering bad parking.

In the early hours of May 7, ...

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This is what it's like to paddleboard through the heart of Bath

We've tried it, this is how you can too

With so many tourist attractions in Bath, it's not surprising there are a host of options when it comes to exploring the city.

From sightseeing hop-on, hop-off buses to guided walking tours, the local history is vibrant and ...

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This is what it's like to paddleboard through the heart of Bath

We've tried it, this is how you can too

With so many tourist attractions in Bath, it's not surprising there are a host of options when it comes to exploring the city.

From sightseeing hop-on, hop-off buses to guided walking tours, the local history is vibrant and ...

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Victory for Foxhill residents after judge quashes approval of Curo's plans for demolition - live updates

A High Court judge has handed down his decision

A group of Bath residents will find out today whether their homes are safe from plans to have them demolished.

Members of the Foxhill Residents’ Association will hear whether a judge will uphold their legal challenge of planning ...

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Confusion over 'poor' website which says Bath is in Northern Ireland

A guest house owner says Expedia needs to take action with many English towns affected

The owner of a guest house in Bath has called for a bed and breakfast website to be taken down because it incorrectly lists the Somerset city as being in Northern Ireland.

Tim Potter contacted Bath ...

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A39 blocked in both directions due to accident - live updates

Police are in attendance

The A39 is blocked in both directions at the B3135 due to an accident.

The incident happened not far from the Ploughboy Inn, according to Inrix traffic service.

Police are reportedly in attendance and a vehicle is being recovered.

We will bring ...

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Ambulance crew left needing treatment after 'disgusting and abhorrent attack'

The incident happened in Weston-super-Mare on Sunday (June 17)

A brutal attack on an ambulance crew who answered a call in Weston-super-Mare on Sunday (June 17) left three members needing hospital treatment, according to reports.

The incident saw multiple ambulance staff attacked ...

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A46 closed in both directions between M4 and Bath due to a serious collision - live updates

Emergency services are at the scene near Dyrham Park

The A46 is closed in both directions between junction 18 of the M4 and the A420 due to a serious collision, according to Highways England.

Emergency services are at the scene.

We will bring you live updates as they ...

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Man charged with assault at Bath Spa railway station

British Transport police detained a man after an officer was attacked

A man has been charged with assaulting a police community support officer at Bath Spa station on Tuesday evening (June 19).

The Avon and Somerset branch of the British Transport Police tweeted on Tuesday to say a ...

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