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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Bath Studio School set to close due to 'lack of demand' - A trust said the decision to close the school in Bath was "made with a heavy heart".
  • Spuds flood Yeovil road as tractor sheds load - The road was closed for about an hour as workers cleared the road of a truckload of potatoes.
  • Queen's College former head failed to report pupil's rape claim - Former head Christopher Alcock is found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct but not banned from teaching.
  • South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike - The walkout will be the longest yet in the dispute over the role of guards on trains.
  • Badger cull: 'Crucial data omitted' say RSPCA and vets - The RSPCA joins vets and other charities to accuse the government of "inflating" the success of the cull.
  • Second arrest in Bridgwater murder investigation - A man died after he was found with serious injuries at a property in Bridgwater on Saturday.
  • First male Norland nannies Liam Willett and Harry Pratt graduate - The men become the first male students to qualify in the prestigious college's 126-year history.
  • Eight evacuated from fire at flats in Frome - Fire crews are still at the scene of the fire in Somerset.
  • Sex slave 'passed around England for a decade' - The men who trafficked her poured petrol on her and threatened to set her alight.
  • End of life care: How to talk about dying to someone who is dying - People with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death.
  • Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Avon and Somerset police alliance to end - It was set up to deliver policing more efficiently in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Avon and Somerset.
  • Somerset County Council: Protesters gather to challenge £14m cuts - The meeting was called by Liberal Democrats asking for answers about planned savings.
  • Bath proposes a £9 clean air charge in the city centre - The plan is part of the city's effort to meet government air quality targets by 2021.
  • Paddington station: Passengers face major disruption - A train rips into overhead cables on a test run, stopping services in and out of Paddington.
  • Giant WW1 poppy memorial unveiled in Wincanton - It includes the names of every British and Commonwealth serviceman and woman lost in the war.
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