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A woman has been sexually assaulted in Bath

Woman sexually assaulted in Bath Credit: PA

A woman has been sexually assaulted in Bath. The alleged incident happened soon after midnight on Saturday 13th September in the Spring Lane, Larkhill area of the city.

The 28 year old woman was walking home along Charlcombe Lane when she met a man she recognised from earlier that evening from outside the Larkhall Liberal Club. They walked together for a while, then parted. Soon after she was grabbed from behind and assaulted.

He is described as white, in his 40s, short, of heavy build, with fair hair in a long mullet-style at the back. He was wearing light blue jeans and a green or khaki T-shirt.

Bath Abbey buskers prompt social media backlash

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Bath Abbey service abandoned because of loud buskers

The choral service of Evensong in Bath Abbey was abandoned yesterday because clergy said they could no longer compete with the noise of buskers outside the building. Rector Edward Mason halted Evensong mid-service, asking choir and congregation to leave.

A busker with amplified voice and guitar played and sung in the square before and during the Evensong service outside the Roman Baths adjacent to the Abbey. It is the first time that the noise of buskers outside has led to the abandonment of the centuries old tradition.

Bath Abbey Credit: PA

I feel like weeping for a city ruined by the clamour of music and weeping for an Abbey that has had a superb ministry of peace, healing and quiet for hundreds of years and which is being subject to the violence of noise.

– Rector Edward Mason, speaking to Classic FM

Bath's student population warned of river dangers

Students are being warned about the dangers of the River Avon Credit: ITV News

Bath's large student population is being warned of the dangers of the city's river following the discovery of a teenager's body in the water this week.

Sam Amin's body was recovered on Tuesday and two thousand students arriving at Bath Spa University this weekend are being given advice on how to enjoy their nights out responsibly.

Chris Ellicott, who is the Registrar at the university says: ""There have been a number of deaths. It's about one a year on average but, of course, one a year is one too many every year, so we do want to remind students that they do need to be safe."

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Tributes to teenager found in the River Avon

A scroll of tributes to a teenager whose body was found in the River Avon has been laid out in a church in Bath. Sam Amin was discovered in the river on Tuesday after going missing for three days.

Now more than seventy of his friends have left messages on a 10 metre strip of paper which will be presented to his family. It's been made at the church he attended, St Michael's in Twerton.

Rector Richard Wilson says Sam will always be remembered by his friends and family.

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