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DIY SOS: West Country family reveals struggles after the builders left

Lin and Stuart Philp said they have nothing but praise for the amazing volunteers who helped rebuild their home

A West Country family which appeared on DIY SOS have revealed some of the struggles they have faced since the builders and decorators left their home.

The BBC crew and ...

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Live updates as police attend crash on A361 in Glastonbury

Drivers face delays and disruption on the major road

Avon and Somerset police are at the scene of a crash in Glastonbury.

The incident took place at the junction between Butleigh Road and the A361 at Fisher's Hill, and was reported at 8.09pm on Sunday, May 26.

Police have ...

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DIY SOS: West Country family reveals struggles after the builders left

Lin and Stuart Philp said they have nothing but praise for the amazing volunteers who helped rebuild their home

A West Country family which appeared on DIY SOS have revealed some of the struggles they have faced since the builders and decorators left their home.

The BBC crew and ...

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EU election results prediction: The six MEPs polls are predicting will be elected in South West

Nigel Farage and Anne Widdecombe could be very happy

Predictions for the European election results have revealed which six MEPs are likely to end up representing Bath, Somerset and the South West.

A forecast from Election Maps UK gives the Brexit Party 33 seats, with Labour in second ...

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EU election results prediction: The six MEPs polls are predicting will be elected in South West

Nigel Farage and Anne Widdecombe could be very happy

Predictions for the European election results have revealed which six MEPs are likely to end up representing Bath, Somerset and the South West.

A forecast from Election Maps UK gives the Brexit Party 33 seats, with Labour in second ...

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Live European election results for Somerset & Bath as Brexit Party's Ann Widdecombe set to become MEP

The Brexit Party could take half of the 6 seats available in the South West

Former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Anne Widdecombe is expected to become an MEP representing Bath, Somerset and the South West when the results of the European elections are revealed tonight (May ...

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M5 traffic: Live updates as crash brings delays and disruption

Drivers have been advised to 'pass with care'

A car crash on the M5 has led to a lane closure.

Highways England said that traffic officers and police are at the scene of the incident on the M5 Southbound from J19 A369 Martcombe Road (Portishead) to J20 B3133 Ettlingen Way ( ...

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Police reveal description of man who tried to snatch toddler

The man 'took hold of a toddler' right in front of his mum

Police are urging the public to help them in their search for a man who allegedly tried to grab a toddler.

They have released a description of the man who took hold of a young boy while we was at a pond with his ...

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Police reveal description of man who tried to snatch toddler

The man 'took hold of a toddler' right in front of his mum

Police are urging the public to help them in their search for a man who allegedly tried to grab a toddler.

They have released a description of the man who took hold of a young boy while we was at a pond with his ...

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Bus firm hits back after complaint criticises wife's 'disgusting' driving

'In twenty years of operating, yours is the most daft email I have received'

The owner of a West Country minibus company has shared his scathing reply to a motorist who criticised the driving of one of his buses in Somerset - not knowing that the driver was the owner's ...

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Bus firm hits back after complaint criticises wife's 'disgusting' driving

'In twenty years of operating, yours is the most daft email I have received'

The owner of a West Country minibus company has shared his scathing reply to a motorist who criticised the driving of one of his buses in Somerset - not knowing that the driver was the owner's ...

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Somerset's cheapest and most expensive Wetherspoons revealed

From the most expensive areas, to the most expensive pubs

It's official - West Somerset is the priciest part of Somerset to go for a pint.

An analysis of thousands of Wetherspoon pub menu items has revealed the priciest places to go for a drink in the country.

The Reach ...

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Somerset's cheapest and most expensive Wetherspoons revealed

From the most expensive areas, to the most expensive pubs

It's official - West Somerset is the priciest part of Somerset to go for a pint.

An analysis of thousands of Wetherspoon pub menu items has revealed the priciest places to go for a drink in the country.

The Reach ...

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Teenager arrested after 'high speed chase'

Locals recalled seeing a helicopter flying above the town

A 'high speed' police chase has led to the arrest of a teenager, after he was pursued for driving what is believed to be a stolen car.

Police said he was driving the car in the Morland Road area of Highbridge at ...

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Reports of police helicopter chasing black car in Highbridge - live updates

Reports suggest a man has led police on a chase through the town

There are reports of a police helicopter chasing a black car in Highbridge.

Local reports on social media suggest a vehicle has been seen driving fast through the town.

The reports suggest the car narrowly missed ...

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Picture shows moment police catch driver after reports of 'high speed chase' in Somerset town

Several locals reported seeing a black vehicle speeding through a Somerset town

A picture has emerged of police seemingly detaining a driver after reports of a police chase through Highbridge.

Several local reports on social media suggested that a black vehicle was seen racing ...

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Judge rules mum 'abused' baby by performing sex act on herself while holding child

The judge said the behaviour fits the NSPCC's guidelines for child abuse

A woman sexually abused her baby by performing a sex act on herself while he was in the same room, a family court judge has decided.

Judge Thomas Greensmith said the woman had admitted performing the sex act on ...

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The 25 people recently convicted at Taunton Magistrates' Court for assaulting police officers, drink driving and damaging a fruit machine

The details published are from the official court registers

Here are the details of people convicted at Taunton Magistrates' Court from May 17 onwards.

Magistrates deal with more than 90 per cent of criminal cases including low level offences such as minor assaults and motoring ...

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What to do if you have a 'holiday from hell' at Pontins Brean Sands and want to claim a refund

Several unhappy guests have written negative reviews about their stays

Dozens of guests have been left unimpressed by their "appalling" and "disgusting" accommodation at Pontins Brean Sands.

One mum recently criticised the state of her family room at the Somerset ...

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What to do if you have a 'holiday from hell' at Pontins Brean Sands and want to claim a refund

Several unhappy guests have written negative reviews about their stays

Dozens of guests have been left unimpressed by their "appalling" and "disgusting" accommodation at Pontins Brean Sands.

One mum recently criticised the state of her family room at the Somerset ...

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A38 reportedly blocked due to crash near Cheddar - live updates

We'll bring you the latest as it comes in

The A38 Bridgwater Road is reportedly blocked in Cross due to a crash.

Traffic is described as slow by traffic monitoring site Inrix due to the accident on the A371 Cross Lane, near Cheddar.

The crash reportedly happened new the New ...

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