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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration - Unions say they had warned about the "disastrous privatisation programme" four years ago.
  • Forest Green Rovers 3-0 Yeovil Town - Struggling Yeovil slip to a sixth defeat on the spin as promotion-chasing Forest Green run out comfortable winners at the New Lawn.
  • Bogus heating installer Daniel Park, 26, given suspended sentence - When one customer lit her stove, smoke billowed into the room setting off a carbon monoxide alarm.
  • Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest' - Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change.
  • Agent Provocateur shop displays branded 'pornographic' - The adverts show a model in a "suggestive pose" wearing underwear described as "see-through" by some.
  • Woman impersonated police officer to steal from 88-year-old - Tracey Hayward was jailed for two years after admitting burglary and theft.
  • Weston General A&E document used out-of-date advice - Campaigners are concerned that health officials looking at the A&E's future used advice published in 1998.
  • Stalker jailed twice on trial again for stalking - An "obsessed" former Royal Navy helicopter pilot is in court accused of stalking a company director.
  • 'Sleepless nights' over crossing in Weston-super-Mare - The application was met with 93 letters of objection but planning officers recommended approval. 
  • Steiner schools in Bristol and Frome in closure threat - The schools were handed termination notices by the government and must deliver plan to improve.
  • Man critical after Trowbridge Tesco car park stabbing - He suffered life-threatening injuries in the attack at a Tesco Extra in Trowbridge on Wednesday.
  • WW2 wreckage found by grandson on Norwegian mountainside - Royal Navy pilot Phil Richardson found the wreckage of his grandfather Ron's WW2 plane in Norway.
  • Secondary tables - poor pupils behind for next 70 years - League tables go live and the BBC reveals how long it could take for poorer pupils to do as well as the rest.
  • Premiership: Bath 30-13 Newcastle Falcons - Three first-half tries help Bath consign bottom side Newcastle to a fourth consecutive Premiership defeat.
  • Christian Judge: Saracens re-sign Cornish Pirates prop for rest of season - Bath-bound Cornish Pirates prop Christian Judge re-joins Saracens on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
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