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Bristol City aim for a club record tonight

Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill at Coventry on Saturday Credit: Nigel French/PA Wire

Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill and his team can create history tonight if they avoid defeat in their home game against Bradford City at Ashton Gate.

A win or a draw will extend City's unbeaten start to the League One season to 14 matches which would be a club record,. beating the team of 1954-55.

City are currently five points clear at the top of League One after beating Coventry City 3-1 at the weekend.

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New Bristol Banksy splashed with paint

The new Bristol Banksy has been splashed with paint Credit: ITV News West Country

The new Banksy mural which has apperared on a wall in Bristol docks has been defaced overnight.

The mural, which pays tribute to Vermeer's girl with a pearl earring, was splashed with paint, although the main part of the artwork is still visible.

A close up view of the paint splattered in the wall Credit: ITV News West Country

Ian McKellen gives students exam advice

Lord of the Rings actor Sir Iain McKellen had some stern words for the pupils at Chew Valley School near Bristol during a recent visit. He was visiting the school to celebrate their work promoting human rights, opposing bullying and homophobic language and behaviour at school.

They recently addressed a Stonewall Conference in London and were made Stonewall Champions. Stonewall is an organisation set up by Sir Iain McKellen promoting equal rights.

But Sir Ian had some stern words for the students at the school, warning them of what might happen if they failed to revise for their exams....

£5.5 million set aside for fire merger

Wiltshire and Dorset Fire & Rescue Services could merge Credit: ITV News

£5.5 million has been set aside by the Government to support a potential merger between Wiltshire and Dorset Fire & Rescue Services.

The bid was made by Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service on behalf of the two organisations and is one of 37 projects nationally to win financial support.

Public consultations will now take place in both counties to decide whether to combine their forces.

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