A woman was found dead under a car in a street near Plymouth this morning.
Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to Nightingale Close, Elburton, at about 10.15 after a report from a member of the public.
A police spokesman said the woman was confirmed dead and the road was closed.
It is believed she was discovered partially beneath a stationary vehicle
The woman is believed to be a local lady in her 80s. Her next of kin has been informed.
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Residents across South Gloucestershire, Bristol and North Somerset are being invited to have their say on pharmacy services in the region.
Councils want to ensure they are meeting the needs of people and identify any gaps.
Pharmacies provide an important service for everyone. We are keen that our residents have their say on the future of these services especially around what is working well, and where there might be gaps. This is your opportunity to share your views.”
People's views will help develop a new Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment, which is produced every three years.
This will be used by the NHS to make decisions about applications for new pharmacies, and will also provide information for the commissioning of other services.
The consultation is open now until 27 November.
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It is in protest of the overnight closure of the hospital's A&E department. Patients have had to travel to Bristol or Taunton for emergency treatment.
A second protest is also set to hold tomorrow at 9am during the board meeting.
The Weston Area Health NHS Trust says the closure is a temporary move, after a Care Quality Commission report labelling the department as 'inadequate' was published.
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