A Bath church will be out of action for months after being badly damaged in a fire.
More than 40 firefighters were called to St Mary's Catholic Church in Julian Road yesterday evening, 24 July. Investigators are examining CCTV to help find out how it started.
The fire was in the porch but much of the building and roof was affected by heat, water and smoke damage.
The diocese of Clifton promises that the 19th century building will be repaired but services will be held in the parish hall until somewhere more suitable can be found.
A fire at a church in Bath has been contained to a small section of the roof and is believed to be under control.
Crews are now working to remove roof tiles and damp down the scene but there have been no reports of any injuries.
Julian Road will remain closed and motorists are advised to avoid the area.
An investigation into the cause of the fire will take place later this evening.
Eight fire engines, including a turntable ladder are currently tackling a fire involving a church on Julian Road in Bath.
Four water jets are being used to bring the fire under control.
Firefighters have been working to fight the fire which is believed to involve the roof.
The incident is likely to cause disruption to traffic so motorists are advised to avoid the area.
Five fire engines are reported to be tackling a fire at a church on Julian Road in Bath.
Crews from Bath, Kingswood and Brislington have been sent to the scene.
Firefighters are currently working to fight the fire which is believed to involve the roof space.
The incident is likely to cause disruption to traffic so motorists have been advised to avoid the area.
More updates to follow.
Four crews currently dealing with a fire involving a church on Julian Road, Bath. Likely to cause traffic disruption so please avoid area.
90 parks and green spaces across the South West have been awarded Green Flags today for being among the best in the country.
Among those recognised are Royal Victoria Park in Bath and Hatherley Park in Cheltenham.
You can find out which parks in your area have won green flags here.
Two men who were arrested in connection with a road traffic collision in Bath where four people died, have had their bail dates extended.
The incident happened in Lansdown Lane where a tipper truck collided with a number of vehicles and two pedestrians.
A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and manslaughter by gross negligence.
Another 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing manslaughter by gross negligence.
Both were due to answer bail today but the dates have been extended until October 26th 2015.
Two gigantic smiley face emojis have cropped up in the fields of Bath and Chippenham overnight.
They're both part of a record-breaking campaign by a mobile phone company which they say wanted "to help the nation wake up with a smile on its face."
The advertising stunt involved a 100 foot happy face crop circle being made in a field and another painted by local artists near Bath station.
The first smiley face to appear was in a wheat and barley field near Chippenham.
The second involved a team of twenty-five artists who worked through the night to give commuters on train lines near Bath a smile this morning.
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Work to prepare the railway in Bath for electrification has begun.
The £50 million project includes lowering the track to allow for overhead power lines for new electric trains.
It will take six weeks and mean some delays. Network Rail has been careful to ensure the city's architecture is protected.