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Cricketer James Hildreth to walk 130 miles for Children's Hospice

James Hildreth plays for Somerset County Cricket Club. Credit: PA

Cricketer James Hildreth will be trading in his bat for his walking boots today, 18 October.

The Somerset County Cricket Club batsman will begin a 130mile walk in aid of the Children's Hospice South West.

He will set off from the Little Bridge House in Barnstable, along the South West Coastal Path to Little Harbour in St Austell

He aims to arrive in Cornwall on Saturday, 21 October.

Police appeal for "key witnesses" to alleged Ben Stokes incident

Stokes was arrested last month in Bristol. Credit: PA

Police have renewed their appeal for two men who could be "key witnesses" to an incident in Bristol allegedly involving England cricketer Ben Stokes.

The 26-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after a brawl outside Mbargo nightclub in Clifton nearly a month ago.

He was released under investigation.

Today Avon and Somerset Police released descriptions of two male witnesses they want to trace after the attack.

One of the men we want to trace is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 9ins tall and aged in his early 20s. He had short dark brown hair, was clean shaven and wore a white t-shirt with a sleeveless jumper, jeans and trainers.

The second man is also white, 5ft 9ins tall and aged in his early 20s but is of a slightly larger build. He had short light brown hair, was also clean shaven and wore a long-sleeved round neck t-shirt, dark/black skinny jeans and trainers.

– Avon and Somerset Constabulary

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Truro City FC: first Cornish team to reach first round of the FA Cup since 1969

Truro City FC become the 1st Cornish team to reach the FA Cup's 1st round since 1969. Credit: Truro City Football Club

Truro City FC has become the first Cornish team to reach the first round of the FA Cup since 1969.

Truro beat their National League South rivals, Hampton and Richmond Borough on Saturday, 14 October, with a final result of 2-0 full time.

Noah Keats scored twice, while goalkeeper Tom McHale saved a penalty.

The last club from Cornwall to reach the first round of the FA Cup was Falmouth Town, who were beaten 4-1 at home by Peterborough United in November 1969.

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From Wembley to Tetbury: David Beckham spotted in the West Country

Sally Cosham says she was in a cafe when someone came in and said Beckham was across the road. Credit: Sally Cosham

Global superstar David Beckham has been spotted in Gloucestershire.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid footballer was in Tetbury this morning.

Sally Cosham says she was in a cafe when someone came in and said Beckham was across the road.

She decided to investigate and ended up meeting the former England captain as he left an antiques shop on Long Street.

He was really nice, his friend offered to take the photo.

– Sally Cosham
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