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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Melanie Hall: Murdered woman's sister makes plea for compassion - Melanie Hall's sister is calling for information as her now elderly parents want answers.
  • Bath: Premiership club submit plans to redevelop the Recreation Ground - Bath reach "historic milestone" as the planning application for the redevelopment of the Recreation Ground has been submitted, says their CEO.
  • Schoolbag appeal to help Morocco earthquake victims - A Somerset charity is raising money to send education and health supplies to children in Morocco.
  • Somerset charity wants better park facilities for teenage girls - Research shows teenage park facilities are mostly used by boys and young men.
  • Ambulance trust chief announces departure - South Western Ambulance Service Trust boss announces plans to leave the organisation.
  • Watchet former paper mill acquired by housing developer - The site, which has been vacant since 2015, could soon have almost 300 homes on it.
  • Storm Agnes: Haygrove School in Bridgwater to close - A secondary school is closing on Wednesday and offering online learning instead.
  • M5: 'Reckless' e-scooter rider travels on slip road - A National Highways officer stopped the rider near Portishead on Tuesday morning.
  • Vaping: Wells headteacher working to combat increased usage in schools - The MP for Wells welcomed the headteacher's "robust" approach to stop illegal vaping.
  • Clevedon facilities could close again warns council chairman - Its insurers say they may not renew the policy over financial issues involving a councillor.
  • Controversial Clevedon seafront road changes 'need to bed in' - Independent experts give their views on a coastal town's scheme aimed at making drivers slow down.
  • Former Somerset rail bridge to become active travel route - Plans are underway to offer a new lease of life to a disused bridge that has fallen into disrepair.
  • Somerset Council fined for failures in stroke patient's care - Somerset Council is told to apologise and compensate a stroke patient for distress caused.
  • Married police inspector denies raping woman in hotel - Insp Clive Summerill took advantage of the drunk woman, a misconduct hearing is told.
  • Somerset students taught in marquees as concrete closes classrooms - Clevedon School has been forced to build temporary classes after 22 rooms were closed down.
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  • Laurence Fox and Dan Wootton suspended by GB News over Ava Evans insults - Dan Wootton and Laurence Fox have been suspended over insults against Ava Evans on Wootton's show.
  • Croydon: Girl, 15, killed on way to school in south London stabbing - A teenage boy is arrested after the girl was stabbed on her way to school in south London.
  • Travis King in US custody after North Korea expulsion - The 23-year-old soldier was transferred into US custody in China after being deported from North Korea.
  • Iraq wedding fire: 'It was like Hell's doors opened' - Survivors of the inferno which killed nearly 100 people describe what happened as the fire took hold.
  • Nature crisis: One in six species at risk of extinction in Great Britain - The loss of Britain's wildlife is outpacing efforts to conserve and protect nature, a major report reveals.
  • Meta announces AI chatbots with 'personality' - At Meta's first in-person event since before the pandemic, Mark Zuckerberg announced his AI plans.
  • Trump and Biden woo striking workers in preview of 2024 - The duelling appearances are an early skirmish in the battle for working Americans' vote next year.
  • Scientists get closer to solving mystery of antimatter - The elusive substance holds the key to discovering how the Universe was formed.
  • Rosebank oil field: What is the row over the project? - Regulators have approved the development of a controversial oil field in the North Sea.
  • Bianca Williams: Sprinter Ricardo Dos Santos feared for family during Met Police search - Athletes Ricardo Dos Santos and Bianca Williams were pulled over and searched by Met officers.
  • Tony Harrison: Family of murdered paratrooper launches legal challenge over legacy act - Private Tony Harrison, 21, was killed in 1991 in east Belfast while he was at home with his fiancée.
  • Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenians rush to help ‘brothers and sisters’ - Every hour, the number of people fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh climbs even further.
  • 'Drug consumption room will cut terrible amount of deaths' - Hugh shows the BBC where he goes to use drugs as the UK's first consumption room was approved.
  • Climate change: Six young people take 32 countries to court - They claim governments' slow action on climate change violates their human rights.
  • Storm Agnes: How was it named and how did we know it was coming? - Spotted out in the Atlantic Ocean, the first named storm of the season is set to bring 80mph winds.