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Body of middle-aged man pulled out of ditch in Clevedon

Police at the scene in Clevedon where a body was found in a ditch Credit: ITV West Country/Adam Grierson

Police have pulled the body of a middle-aged man out of the water in Clevedon.

The body was discovered in a ditch on Strode Road by a member of the public. Avon and Somerset police continue to investigate. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

Police search teams in Clevedon after discovery of body

Underwater police search teams are carrying out an investigation in Clevedon after the discovery of a body in a ditch.

Emergency services were called to Strode Road in Clevedon after being alerted by a member of the public.

Avon & Somerset Police have launched an investigation and the body is due to be recovered this afternoon. The death is being treated as unexplained.


One Direction talk about filming on Clevedon Pier

A still from One Direction's new video, "You and I" shot on Clevedon Pier Credit: One Direction

Boy band One Direction have given their first interview about their video shoot on Clevedon Pier.

The stars caused hysteria amongst fans when they filmed for their music video, "You and I" at the famous landmark in March.

We'll be showing the interview on ITV News West Country at 6pm


Rumours of One Direction in Shepton Mallet denied

Avon and Somerset Police have denied that One Direction will be filming in Shepton Mallet tomorrow.

The boy band have been in Somerset recently - last week in Clevedon where they filmed part of their latest music video on the town's pier.

On Twitter the Avon and Somerset force said rumours that the music stars are planning to be in the region again are untrue.

Clevedon Pier re-opens to public after One Direction finish filming.

The ornate Victorian Pier was the backdrop to One Direction's new pop video. Credit: ITV West Country

Clevedon Pier is re-opening to the public after being closed for two days for pop stars One Direction.

Hundreds of fans descended on the town after hearing that Harry Styles and his pals were making a video on the landmark.

The pier's trustees said it was shut to the public due to an exceptional fundraising opportunity.

One Direction in Clevedon - full report

One Direction have been in Clevedon today filming their latest music video.

Rumours of the band's visit spread quickly on social media, and dozens of fans came down to the seafront to try and catch a glimpse of them on the Pier.

They're best known for hits like 'What makes you beautiful' and 'best song ever'. They came to fame on ITV's X Factor

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