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Amazing pictures: lightning hits fireman's home taking radiators off the walls

There were dramatic electrical storms last night, but for one fireman in the Cossham area of Bristol, it was all too close to home.

During the storm, Anthony Dicorato's house was struck by lightning. It left a hole in his roof and destroyed the chimney. Power sockets were blown out and even radiators were thrown from the wall. Luckily, Anthony was out at the time.

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Cossham Hospital to re-open after re-vamp

A hospital in Bristol is opening its doors to the public on Monday after a 19 million pound re-vamp. At one point Cossham Hospital was going to be closed, but local people campaigned to keep it open. Now the hospital has new x-ray and ulatrasound facilities and a brand new birth centre.

Overall, it'll now be able to see double the amount of outpatients it once could. Tanya Mercer went along to see it.

Revamped Cossham Hospital opens next Monday

Woman in hospital bed talking to visitor
A patient at Cossham Credit: ITV News

A hospital in Bristol is opening its doors to the public next Monday after a £19 million revamp. At one point Cossham Hospital was going to be closed, but local people campaigned to keep it open.

Now the hospital has new x-ray, scanning and ulatrasound facilities and a brand-new birth centre. It will now be able to see double the number of outpatients.

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