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Mystery over travellers' sudden departure from Bath park and ride

Cars and campervans had been there for almost three weeks

A group of travellers who had taken up residence at park and ride in Bath for weeks have mysteriously moved on just as the council offered to help them.

Around half a dozen cars and campervans had been staying at Lansdown Park ...

yesterday 21:47 open_in_new
Eleanor Wilson won't face retrial on allegations of having sex with pupil on British Airways flight

Jury told to leave after they could not reach verdict on allegations

A former teacher accused of having sex with a pupil on a British Airways flight will not face a new trial, the Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed.

Eleanor Wilson, 29, denied four charges of sexual activity with ...

yesterday 21:47 open_in_new
M5 traffic: This is what happened to a dad who did 101mph on the motorway to get partner to hospital for birth

Louis Baker rushed his partner to hospital down the motorway because of complications

M5 traffic can be notoriously slow but one dad was determined not to get stuck when his partner went into labour.

Louis Baker did a whopping 101mph on the motorway in a rush to get Laura to hospital ...

yesterday 21:47 open_in_new
Resurfacing work along key Bath road begins TONIGHT

Closure will be in place until Friday

A key road in Bath will be shut at night for resurfacing work this week.

According to the Bath and North East Somerset Council website, part of James Street West will be closed from 7pm tonight (October 17) before opening again at 7am on Thursday ...

yesterday 20:44 open_in_new
M5 traffic: This is what happened to a dad who did 101mph on the motorway to get partner to hospital for birth

Louis Baker rushed his partner to hospital down the motorway because of complications

M5 traffic can be notoriously slow but one dad was determined not to get stuck when his partner went into labour.

Louis Baker did a whopping 101mph on the motorway in a rush to get Laura to hospital ...

yesterday 20:44 open_in_new
National Lottery results: Winning Lotto numbers plus Thunderball and Millionaire Raffle for Wednesday, October 17

Find out if you are a lucky winner in the Lotto

National Lottery results can make or break someone's evening.

What would you do if your numbers came up?

A triple rollover jackpot of an estimated £9.6 million is available if you get lucky tonight (Wednesday, October ...

yesterday 20:44 open_in_new
'I don't go into the garage at night' - video of family home invaded by hundreds of 'venomous' spiders from eastern Europe

The intruders tunnel into brickwork and crevices in roofs

A video shot by Somerset resident Steve Benham shows how his family's home has become infested with venomous spiders that have made their way into the county on packages from mainland Europe.

He told Somerset Live his ...

yesterday 19:41 open_in_new
'I don't go into the garage at night' - video of family home invaded by hundreds of 'venomous' spiders from eastern Europe

The intruders tunnel into brickwork and crevices in roofs

A video shot by Somerset resident Steve Benham shows how his family's home has become infested with venomous spiders that have made their way into the county on packages from mainland Europe.

He told Somerset Live his ...

yesterday 18:38 open_in_new
Halloween costumes for men from Asos, Littlewoods, Argos, Asda and more

If you've got it, haunt it

Are you going to a party this Halloween?

Or maybe you're hosting your own?

Whatever you have planned for October 31, you're going to want to look the part.

We've rounded up some of the best, and most creative, fancy dress costumes available to ...

yesterday 17:35 open_in_new
When is the draw for the FA Cup first round? Times, TV coverage and Somerset teams in the mix

The fourth and final qualifying round takes place on Saturday

It's not long until the draw for the first round proper of the Emirates FA Cup.

This weekend, 64 non-league clubs will contest the fourth and final qualifying round; hoping or dreaming of being in the hat next ...

yesterday 16:32 open_in_new
Biker, 20, killed in Bath crash officially named

The rider died after a crash involving another vehicle on Widcombe Hill

A biker killed after a crash in Bath last week has been named as a 20-year-old man.

Harry Chapple died after colliding with a car in the city on Friday evening (October 12).

Police are investigating the ...

yesterday 16:32 open_in_new
Biker, 20, killed in Bath crash officially named

The rider died after a crash involving another vehicle on Widcombe Hill

A biker killed after a crash in Bath last week has been named as a 20-year-old man.

Harry Chapple died after colliding with a car in the city on Friday evening (October 12).

Police are investigating the ...

yesterday 16:32 open_in_new
H&M x Moschino: When is the collection out? What is the price range like? Plus the first look at the clothes

It has been designed by the Italian brand's creative director, Jeremy Scott

For the past 14 years, H&M has collaborated with fashion houses to bring designer clothing to the high street.

And in a few weeks time, it will be releasing its highly anticipated collection with ...

yesterday 15:29 open_in_new
Toulouse should have had two red cards against Bath Rugby as Kaino and Pointud get bans

Number eight Kaino received only a yellow card in the French club's 22-20 win at the Rec

Toulouse should have received two red cards against Bath Rugby.

Their number eight, Jerome Kaino, and loosehead prop, Lucas Pointud, have both been banned after disciplinary hearings in ...

yesterday 15:29 open_in_new
Toulouse should have had two red cards against Bath Rugby as Kaino and Pointud get bans

Number eight Kaino received only a yellow card in the French club's 22-20 win at the Rec

Toulouse should have received two red cards against Bath Rugby.

Their number eight, Jerome Kaino, and loosehead prop, Lucas Pointud, have both been banned after disciplinary hearings in ...

yesterday 15:29 open_in_new
Barclays confirm it is closing this Somerset branch as more people move to online banking

A recent statement from the bank said that over 80 per cent of customers were using other ways to bank

The Barclays branch in Midsomer Norton is due to close, the banking giant has confirmed.

After customers began to receive letters through the post about the bank's closure, a ...

yesterday 14:26 open_in_new
Barclays confirm it is closing this Somerset branch as more people move to online banking

A recent statement from the bank said that over 80 per cent of customers were using other ways to bank

The Barclays branch in Midsomer Norton is due to close, the banking giant has confirmed.

After customers began to receive letters through the post about the bank's closure, a ...

yesterday 14:26 open_in_new
Bath Rugby's dead certs, probables and outsiders for England's autumn internationals squad

Head coach Eddie Jones will announce his picks for the November Tests on Thursday morning

That time of year is approaching... the autumn internationals.

England will face South Africa (Nov 3), New Zealand (Nov 10), Japan (Nov 17) and Australia (Nove 24) at Twickenham.

Tomorrow ...

yesterday 13:23 open_in_new
Bath Rugby's dead certs, probables and outsiders for England's autumn internationals squad

Head coach Eddie Jones will announce his picks for the November Tests on Thursday morning

That time of year is approaching... the autumn internationals.

England will face South Africa (Nov 3), New Zealand (Nov 10), Japan (Nov 17) and Australia (Nove 24) at Twickenham.

Tomorrow ...

yesterday 13:23 open_in_new
Free parking in this Somerset town could be coming to an abrupt end

The council argue that it could spend money on other things in the town

Free parking in a Somerset town could come to an end next year when a seven-year funding deal concludes.

South Somerset District Council says it cannot comment on whether parking charges will be introduced at ...

yesterday 13:23 open_in_new
Free parking in this Somerset town could be coming to an abrupt end

The council argue that it could spend money on other things in the town

Free parking in a Somerset town could come to an end next year when a seven-year funding deal concludes.

South Somerset District Council says it cannot comment on whether parking charges will be introduced at ...

yesterday 13:23 open_in_new