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Bridge protest against speeding cyclists

Protesters say they fear there could be a fatal accident if nothing is done to curb the speed of cyclists in their village. Residents in Lympstone near Exeter raised their concerns at the opening of a new two and half million pound bridge on the Exe estuary trail.

The cycleway, which links Exmouth to Dawlish has been nearly ten years in the making and is growing in popularity . Richard Lawrence reports.


Cyclist victims named

Two cyclists, killed in an alleged hit-and-run along a suburban street on the outskirts of Bristol, have been named as 32-year-old Ross Simons and his wife Clare, aged 30.

Avon & Somerset Police have confirmed that the matter has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

It has emerged that police were following a Citroen Picasso shortly before the accident involving a car and a tandem bicycle.

A 38-year-old man is in custody, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. A 35-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.