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Too many children and young people from poorer backgrounds in the South West are not doing well enough according to a report from Ofsted.
The report said despite the increase in 'good' or 'outstanding' schools in the region, pass rates of children from low income families are much lower than the national pass rates.
People in Bristol will be able to ask Mayor George Ferguson and Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens questions about road safety at a summit today.
The reactivation of speed cameras in the city is expected to be one of the issues discussed. The event takes place at City Hall at 4pm.
Mayor George Ferguson said: "The road safety summit will bring together everyone who has an interest in making our streets safer – not just council officers and the police – but community groups, young people and special interest campaigners."
Taunton Deane Borough Council have spent 46 thousand pounds investigating the M5 crash.7 people died in the pile up in November 2011. The case against fireworks organiser Geoffrey Counsell who organised a display near to scene of the crash was dismissed by a judge yesterday.
A species of bat found just once before in Britain has been discovered at a nature reserve near Bath.
Wildlife experts are puzzled at how the lone Geoffroy's bat turned up at a nature reserve in Monkton Farleigh.
It's usual habitat is woodland on the Continent and North Africa.
School inspectors are to publish their first-ever report on education standards in the South West later this morning.
The Ofsted report will say that too many children are not doing well enough despite the growing number of good or outstanding schools in the region.
It will also compare the performances of individual local authorities.
The main railway line between Taunton and Tiverton is to be closed for three weeks in the new year for repairs.
Network Rail is to spend £15 million upgrading the line and repairing a Victorian tunnel. Replacement coach services are planned along with extra car parking.
The closure is due to start on January the 18th and will last until February the 10th.
Kate Haskell has the latest from the Met Office