The families of a couple who were killed by a disqualified motorist in South Gloucestershire have been invited to meet the Prime Minister.
Ross and Clare Simons died in January 2013 when Nicholas Lovell knocked them off their tandem in Hanham. He was jailed for 10 and a half years. Their families are campaigning for people to serve a separate sentence for each life taken.
The families of a couple from South Gloucestershire killed by a disqualified motorist have started a campaign to change the law on sentencing - so that the man responsible would serve a separate sentence for each life taken, rather than a combined one.
Ross and Clare Simons were killed in January last year when a car driven by Nicholas Lovell knocked them off their tandem in Hanham. He's serving ten and a half years in jail.
The families of a couple killed by a banned driver in South Gloucestershire are taking their campaign for tougher sentences to the Prime Minister today.
Ross and Clare Simons were hit while riding their tandem in Hanham in January 2013.
The driver had 11 previous convictions for disqualified driving and four for dangerous driving but was only jailed for 10 and a half years. A £14,000 signature petition will be presented to Downing Street this afternoon.
A family from Bristol who lost everything in a house fire last weekend say they've been inundated with offers of help. Mark Sawyer and his family have been put into emergency accommodation after the blaze in Hanham on Sunday morning. They didn't have insurance.
Corey Male had to jump from a first floor window of the family home in Wilshire Avenue in Hanham just before 7am on Sunday.
He is being treated for an injured leg and smoke inhalation.
His father and sister, who were both downstairs, were treated at the scene by paramedics for breathing in smoke.
Our presenter Ian Axton talks to Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore.
Ross Simons' sister Kelly Woodruff speaking to the media after the sentencing of Nicholas Lovell.