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Poll: Should Bristol's Colston Hall change its name?

Campaigners in Bristol are fighting to change the name of the city's Colston Hall.

The hall is named after Edward Colston - one of Britain's most notorious slave traders.

Some say that the city should not be seen to celebrate a man who made his fortune from slavery. Others say a name change would only be an attempt to rewrite history.

What do you think? Take our poll:

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High winds render teepee 'unsafe'

Fire services were called out to a village in Wiltshire after strong winds made a teepee tent unsafe.

The structure was dismantled under controlled conditions.

Man tasered by police 'disappointed' that officers involved are still at work

A race relations advisor who was tasered by the same police force that he works with says he's "disappointed" that the officers involved are being allowed to remain at work while an investigation into their conduct is ongoing.

Judah Adunbi was tasered in the face after refusing to give his name to two Avon and Somerset police officers - they'd mistaken him for a wanted man.

Mr Adunbi says he is still suffering side effects of being shot with the stun gun.

I'm losing my memory, I'm having problems with my speech...

– Judah Adunbi
Credit: ITV West Country

The two officers have been served with gross misconduct notices by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

"Serving a notice advises an officer or member of police staff that their conduct is subject to investigation - such notices are not judgemental in any way."


CCTV released of missing man Lewis Ball on the night he disappeared

Police have released CCTV footage of a man who disappeared while on a night out with friends in Bristol.

26-year-old Lewis Ball hasn't been seen since the early hours of 5 February - he had been at the Thekla nightclub on The Grove in the city, but failed to return home.

The CCTV shows Lewis walking along The Grove towards Prince Street at 3.42am:

Were you in the harbourside area during the early hours of 5 February? Did you see Lewis?

We’re still keen for anyone who was in the area and saw Lewis and who hasn’t already made contact with us to get in touch.

– Detective Inspector Adam Stacey

An intensive search operation is ongoing and officers continue to carry out a thorough examination of Bristol city centre both on land and in water.

If you see Lewis please call 999.

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