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Police phone line opens after GP charged with sex assaults

Wiltshire Police have opened up special phone lines for anyone who has concerns following the news that a GP has been charged with a series of sexual assaults.

Dr Davinder Jeet Bains, 45, is accused of a total of six offences, four of which allegedly took place at the Tinkers Lane Surgery in Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, where he worked.

People can contact Wiltshire Police about this matter by calling 0800 092 0410 or (if calling from a mobile) 0207 158 0124. All calls are free. The lines are open from 8am to 10pm.

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Legionnaires disease confirmed in Gloucestershire

A case of Legionnaires disease has been confirmed in Gloucestershire. An in patient at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital has been struck down with the disease, according to the local NHS Trust.

The agenda of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust board states it could not exclude the patient having picked up the disease in hospital, but gave no further details. A Trust investigation is ongoing and the Health and Safety Executive has also launched its own investigation.

Protest over asbestos landfill plans

Concerned residents at a previous protest Credit: ITV West

A protest will take place (Thurs) at Chew Valley Lake by campaigners trying to prevent an asbestos landfill site being built. It'll coincide with a re-application to use disused Stowey Quarry for the waste. Protesters argue there's a risk to the water supply but officials says any risk is minimal.

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