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Shaun in the City statue vandalised

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Shaun in the City organisers have been forced to remove one of the statues just a week into the event after it was damaged by vandals.

Shaun on the Cob, which was in Broadmead, was removed Monday afternoon. It's not known when it will be back.

New Shaun the Sheep game designed by children

Primary school children helped design the game Credit: ITV West Country/Richard Payne

Children from primary schools across Bristol helped in the design of a new Shaun the Sheep interactive game that will promote sustainability to potential audience of millions around the world.

The Shaun in the City trail began this week. Fans of the Aardman character can see 70 sculptures across Bristol.

Shaun in the City trail has taken Bristol by storm Credit: Kim Ball

Sustainable Shaun is an online game for children to play over the school holidays. It'll be previewed at the weekend on the big screen at the city's Harbourside.

The game teaches children about sustainability Credit: ITV West Country/Richard Payne


Meet Bristol's pogo record holder

Jack Sexty has taken part in a marathon on a pogo stick

How many of you remember trying to master the pogo stick when you were younger? And how many of you quickly gave up?

Well one man in Bristol has actually never stopped. Jack Sexty has taken his pogo obsession to a new level - setting a new world record for the most consecutive bounces. Jonty Messer has been to meet him.

Jack is raising money for Alzheimer's Research UK.

You can sponsor Jack here.

Shaun the Sheep comes to Bristol

Seventy Shaun statues will be dotted around Bristol from today Credit: ITV News

A public arts trail featuring seventy Shaun the Sheep sculptures is launching in Bristol today.

The statues will be dotted around key landmarks across the city to raise money for Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Artists, designers and businesses such as DreamWorks, Thunderbirds and Bagpuss creator Peter Firmin have decorated the sculptures.

It's hoped the trail, named Shaun in the City, will be as popular as the Gromit Unleashed version two years ago.


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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.

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