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Person hit by a train between Gloucester and Parkway

A person has been hit by a train between Gloucester and Bristol Parkway.

There is disruption to the cross country train between Bristol Parkway and Gloucester. All lines in the area are currently blocked. Services may be cancelled or delayed until around 09:45.

Brian May to visit Somerset to protest against badger cull

Brian May will visit Somerset today Credit: ITV News

One of leading opponents of the badger cull is in Somerset today.

Brian May has campaigned extensively against the cull and he'll be visiting Camp Badger, which has been set up by anti-cull protestors near Williton in Somerset. West Somerset is one of the locations for the cull.

Three released on bail after man 'thrown from van'

Three men have been released on bail after a man was believed to have been thrown from a van in Gloucestershire on Sunday.

The 41 year old man from Bristol is in a life threatening condition in hospital. Three men were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, but have been released on bail until 10 November.


Brian May visits Gloucestershire to protest against badger culls

Brian May visits Gloucestershire Credit: Tim Ireland/PA

Brian May is visiting Gloucestershire today to protest against the pilot badger culls.

The Queen guitarist - who has long spoken out against the culls - will also travel to Somerset tomorrow to meet with protesters there.

Laurie Lee's 'Rosie' dies

Author Laurie Lee Credit: PA Archive

Rosie Buckland, thought to be Laurie Lee's Rosie Green, has died just days before her 100th birthday.

Rosie, who lived in Cheltenham, died on Saturday. She said she was never sure whether she was in fact the 'Rosie' in Cider With Rosie, but would be proud to be.

Mrs Buckland’s maiden name was Gleed and was cousin to Laurie Lee, who died in 1997.

Man fights for his life after 'being thrown from a van'

Paramedics were called to the High Street in Wotton-under-Edge to treat the man for serious injuries. Credit: Bing maps

A man's in hospital with life-threatening injuries after it's believed he may have been thrown from a van.

A VW Transporter, registration number N125 AWE, was seen being driven the wrong way down a one-way street in Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire.

A short time later, around 9.30pm, paramedics were called to the High Street to treat the man for serious injuries. He's 41 and from Bristol.

Three men from the city are in police custody on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to call 101.

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