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Surfing lake could be given go-ahead near Bristol

The lake would generate 2m waves Credit: ITV News West Country

England's first inland surfing lake could be given the go-ahead by South Gloucestershire councillors today.

The Wave Bristol hope to create the £6 million facility on land at Easter Compton near the M5. The lake would be able to generate waves nearly 2 metres high, at a frequency of 120 an hour.

Sexual assault in Almondsbury

A woman has been sexually assaulted in Almondsbury.

Police say the 27 year old was walking in the Scop around 3pm on Tuesday, when she was approached by a man who attacked her.

She managed to free herself and run off to call the Police.

Officers want to speak to any witnesses.

They are also appealing for a man, described as white, in his mid-20s, about 6 foot tall with short blonde hair and of skinny build, who was wearing cream coloured shorts, to contact them.

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