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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health NHS Trust issued with warning - Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health NHS Trust has been told to improve patient safety, a report reveals.
  • Somerset: Former teacher jailed for indecent images of children - Police say they were tipped off about David Jordan's offending by a social media company.
  • Pupils shown life behind bars at Shepton Mallet Prison - An education programme showing the realities of jail life has been launched at Shepton Mallet prison.
  • Timothy Schofield accused of sexually abusing teen - Timothy Schofield, 54, from Bath, appears at Exeter Crown Court and denies 11 charges of abuse.
  • Bridgwater murder investigation: Man arrested after woman dies - A murder investigation has been launched and a man in his 30s remains in police custody.
  • Castle Cary commuters parked on pavement find cars vandalised - Officers are aware of the vandalism and have issued fines to drivers found obstructing the pavement.
  • Man injured with glass in assault in Bridgwater bar - Avon and Somerset Police said the man needed hospital treatment for his injuries.
  • Somerset County Council fined for causing SEND child to miss school - Somerset County Council has been ordered to apologise and pay £2,000 compensation to the family.
  • Charley Bates murder accused handed in by mother - Joshua Delbono, 19, is on trial for the murder of 16-year-old Charley Bates in Radstock, Somerset.
  • Ex-soldier Stuart Coburn unlawfully killed, inquest finds - Stuart Coburn, from Somerset, died while trying to defuse a bomb in Iraq in 2016, a coroner rules.
  • Somerset woman forcibly adopted calls for government apology - Vicki Fielder is campaigning on behalf of an estimated 250,000 women affected in Britain.
  • PCCs welcome bigger fines for fly-tipping - The government confirms it will raise fines for people who fly-tip rubbish.
  • Ed Jackson and his team to cross Vatnajokull Glacier - The group will travel without guidance or support and will be linked together by a single rope.
  • London Marathon: Ironman triathlete 'honoured' to help man with MND - Ironman champion Chrissie Wellington will push Sam Perkins' wheelchair to the finish line.
  • Yeovil roadwork delays cost businesses thousands in lost trade - The Yeovil Refresh scheme was due to take 12 weeks but is still unfinished 19 months on.
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  • Paul O'Grady: Camilla says she is 'deeply saddened' by TV star's death - The Queen Consort says the late broadcaster's "infectious humour lit up the lives of so many".
  • Nashville shooter sent a former classmate messages moments before attack - "I'm still trying to wrap my head around what we're going through," former classmate Averianna Patton told the BBC.
  • Mortgage lending hits lowest level since 2016 excluding pandemic - Borrowing falls sharply as rates rise but more mortgage applications are approved, says Bank of England
  • Renting: Number of UK homes available down by a third - UK lettings agencies have 10 places to rent on average, compared to 16 before 2021, Zoopla data shows.
  • Diesel 17p more per litre than petrol despite oil price falls - Difference between price per litre is "scandalous" given similar wholesale costs, RAC says.
  • 'Boy in the Tent' Max Woosey sets Guinness World Record for charity camp-out - Max Woosey, 13, has spent every night for three years under canvas, raising more than £750,000.
  • Adidas backtracks on Black Lives Matter design opposition - The firm previously said a Black Lives Matter design would create confusion with its famous three-stripe mark.
  • Thomas Cashman: Jury considers Olivia murder trial verdict - Thomas Cashman, 34, accused of shooting Olivia Pratt-Korbel, denies being the gunman.
  • Lib Dems: Tories making cost-of-living crisis worse - Sir Ed Davey accuses the Tories of "crashing the economy" as he launches the Lib Dem local elections campaign.
  • Rent prices: How much have they gone up in your area? - Use our interactive tool to find out what the average rent is in your area.
  • Renting: Three ways to win the race to securing a property - From being first in the queue to being more flexible, here are some tips on how to get ahead in the rental race.
  • Cost of living: What are your rights as a tenant when you're renting? - With one in five people now renting in the UK, it's important to understand your rights as a tenant.
  • Rent increases: What you can do about a rise from your landlord - The BBC's Lora Jones tells you four things you can do, if your landlord asks for more money.
  • 'It's tougher than ever to be a comedian' - Stand-ups share what it is like to make a living - and make people laugh - amid a cost of living crisis.
  • Cost of living: How can I save money on my food shop? - The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.