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Childhood strikes back: Dorset Star Wars set sells for thousands

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Adults turned into children in Dorset today as they bought a huge collection of toys, paying hundreds of pounds for some of them.

The vast set of Star Wars figures was built up by a local man, and thanks to the internet, bidding came from around the world.

Bobba Fett alone went for more than £460.

Duncan Sleightholme has been rediscovering his youth with Mr Fett.


Memorial service for Wiltshire couple killed in Tunisia

Eileen Swannack and John Welch were killed while on holiday in Tunisia.

A couple killed in Tunisia will be remembered in a service in Wiltshire tomorrow.

Eileen Swannack and her partner John Welch were among the 29 British tourists killed at the resort in Sousse.

A memorial service will be held at St Nicholas' Church in Biddestone. A minute's silence will be held across the country tomorrow in memory of those who were killed.


Man pleads guilty to causing Bristol motorcyclist death

Melanie Miles was killed in a crash on Bath Road. Credit: Facebook

A man has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a 42-year-old motorcyclist, following a crash on Bristol's A4 Bath Road.

Melanie Miles died from her injuries at the scene of the crash on June 15. Friends described her as "a wonderful lady".

29-year-old Sam Bailey admitted causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving whilst uninsured and drink driving at Bristol Crown Court today.

Bailey remains in custody, and is due to be sentenced on July 24th. He will also be sentenced for two counts of drug possession, including cocaine, which are not related to the Bath Road incident.

Latest Honda Civic rolls off the production line

The first of the new Honda Civics are rolling off the production line in Swindon today.

The company is investing £200 million in the new version of its popular car. Producing the Civic Type-R has secured thousands of jobs at the factory in the town.

It will soon go on sale in dealerships all over Europe.

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