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Gloucester's Michael Wasley beats World No. 3

Michael Wasley during yesterday's match at the Crucible, Sheffield. Credit: PA

Gloucester snooker player Michael Wasley has caused shockwaves at the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield by beating World Number 3 Ding Junhui last night.

Wasley, World Number 75, won 10-9 to reach the second round.

Ding Junhui during the match. Credit: PA


Duke of Gloucester to open Castle House, Taunton

Duke of Gloucester to open Castle House, Taunton Credit: ITV News West Country

Taunton's newly restored Castle House will be officially opened by The Duke of Gloucester today. It's been described as one of the finest medieval buildings of its type in the region.

It's in the courtyard of Taunton castle and is believed to have been the place where Judge Jeffreys stayed during the notorious Bloody Assizes. It was restored at a cost of around a million pounds using original techniques.

Mother hopes 'safe driving campaign' goes nationwide

Mother hopes 'safe driving campaign' goes nationwide Credit: ITV News West Country

A woman whose 13-year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death can warn other drivers. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling in Taunton three years ago. Now her mother Jane's campaign has won charitable status and she wants her message to go nationwide.

Hundreds visit Banksy at Bristol Museum

Hundreds visit Banksy at Bristol Museum Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Bristol Museum saw hundreds of extra visitors this weekend coming to get a glimpse of Banky's latest work. The mural, "Mobile Lovers" is on display while an argument about who owns the piece is resolved. Staff say visitor numbers are far higher than normal.

More than 300 passed through the doors in the first hour on Saturday.

The mural, "Mobile Lovers" is on display while an argument about its ownership is resolved. It was put up on a wall in Clement Street last week but was taken in by a nearby youth club. Donations for the club are being collected by the museum


Wiltshire man appears in court on murder charge

A man from Wiltshire has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman. 68-year-old Leonard Webb went before Chippenham Magistrates this morning.

Paramedics were called to his house on Avondown Road in Durrington near Stonehenge on Friday - where they found a 64-year old woman with a stab wound. She died shortly afterwards.

The case was adjourned until Wednesday.

Rovers lose at home to Rochdale

Kaid Mohamed had given Rovers a first half lead.

Bristol Rovers' hopes of avoiding the drop into the Conference have been dented after losing at home to promotion-chasing Rochdale this afternoon.

Rovers went ahead through Kaid Mohamed's strike in the 17th minute. But substitute Joe Bunney equalised in the first minute of the second half, before former Rovers' loanee Matthew Lund hit the winner in the 63rd minute.

Rovers remain third from bottom in League Two, but they could be in the relegation zone by 5pm if Northampton at least draw with Portsmouth.

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