A local businessman, with the premission of a farmer, has built a temporary bypass to avoid a 14-mile detour.
A bride-to-be who lost her camera in Bath has had it returned through the power of social media in just one hour.
The crowds were out as soldiers marched through Bath to mark their return from Afghanistan. The sun was out too - here are a few photos
A man has pleaded guilty to a hit and run incident in Bath which killed a teenage cyclist. 53 year old Raymond Isherwood of Bennett Street admitted to knocking over and killing 19 year old Jake Gilmore in Midland Bridge Road last November. He pleaded guilty to 4 charges including causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop. He'll be sentenced next month.
The man behind the private toll road between Bristol and Bath says he needs more motorists to use it so he can break even.
Mike Watts is spending more than £300,000 on the road across a field while the Highways Agency repairs a nearby A-road that closed after a landslip last winter.
The road opened two weeks ago. And while the take-up has been good, Mr Watts says he needs more cars on it.
Robert Murphy reports:
A businessman who's opened a private toll road between Bristol and Bath says he needs more traffic to use it in order to break even. Mike Watts is spending more than £300,000 on the project while an A road nearby is being repaired. The toll road opened two weeks ago.
New signs are being installed directing motorists to the unofficial toll road at Kelston near Bath after the owner of the land said that not enough people were using the route to cover his costs.
New signs are to be installed to direct people to an unofficial toll road near Bath.
Mike Watts, the businessman behind the scheme, says he has come to an agreement with the council.
He built the Kelston toll road as an alternative to the A431, which will be closed for repairs until Christmas.
Avon and Somerset Police have charged two men in connection with an assault incident which happened at The Weir Lounge, in Bath, on Wednesday night. The victim is in a critical condition in hospital.
Ashley Dyte, 23, of Poolemead Road, Bath, has been charged with one count of GBH without intent, one count of GBH with intent and one count of affray. He has been remanded in custody to appear before Bath Magistrates’ Court this morning (Thursday).
Andrew Robert Dyte, 23, of Poolemead Road, Bath, has been charged with affray. He has also been remanded in custody to appear before Bath Magistrates’ Court this morning.
A 23 year-old man is critically ill in hospital after being attacked at a nightclub in Bath. He sustained serious head injuries in the assault last night at the Weir Lounge in Spring Gardens Road.
The victim was taken to Bristol's Southmead Hospital where he's said to be in a critical but stable condition. Two men, both in their 20s and from the Bath area, have been arrested. They're being questioned on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. Police are appealing for witnesses.
A temporary by-pass between Bristol and Bath has opened today at Kelston. It was due to open on Monday. Motorists can pay £2 to travel one way to avoid a lengthy detour between the two cities.
A by-pass has opened this morning built between Bath and Bristol by a local businessman. Mike Watts is charging motorists £2 a time to use the 365-metre diversion round a blockage on the A361, an important commuter route between Bath and Bristol. A section of the road near Kelston has been closed since February, when it started to collapse after heavy rain. Repairs have only just begun and will take till Christmas.
Watch our report with Bob Constantine below:
A by-pass built by a Bath businessman, fed up with lengthy detours caused by the closure of the A361 has opened this morning.
Mike Watts is charging motorists £2 a time to use the 365 meter diversion round the blockage on the commuter route between Bath and Bristol.