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Missing man spotted in Penzance on Friday night

Chris Agar went missing from Bath on Friday Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are looking for a man from Bath who may be in Devon or Cornwall.

Chris Agar, who is 34, left his home in Bath on Friday 4 April and was seen in Penzance railway station at about 8pm that evening.

Officers are concerned for his welfare as he has mental health problems. They say he is sometimes led to preach at people.

He is 5' 10" tall and of stocky build with long, fair, straggly hair. He is believed to have been wearing navy-coloured jogging bottoms and a grey anorak-type jacket.


30 year Bath murder revisited

It's almost 30 years since teenager Melanie Road was murdered in Bath and police have launched a major review of the case.

The 17-year-old was stabbed near her Lansdown Hill home after a night out in 1984.

Detectives are now contacting hundreds of people here and overseas to provide DNA samples which they believe will lead them to Melanie's killer.

Police in Bath have launched a major review into the 30 year old murder case of Melanie Road. Credit: ITV


Flooded riverside pub reopens after three months

Cleaning up the flood damage at the Bathampton Mill. Credit: ITV News West Country

A riverside pub which has been closed for three months after the River Avon burst its banks reopens today.

The popular Bathampton Mill near Bath has undergone a £600,000 refurbishment.

The pub was forced to close on Christmas Eve after flooding caused extensive damage to the ground floor.

Staff had to be rescued by firefighters using an inflatable raft, and Christmas Day dinners had to be cancelled.

Worried parents pack meeting on troubled Bath school

by Richard Payne

Parents of children at a troubled secondary school are asking whether the head teacher should resign after a series of damaging allegations. Oldfield School in Bath is at the centre of a Government investigation after an inspection raised concerns about its leadership and governance.

A new chair of governors told a packed public meeting last night that changes are underway to improve pupil safety and the complaints procedures at the school.

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