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Man charged following shooting at Somerset pub

The Golden Lion in Wrington Credit: ITV News

A 51-year-old man has been charged with a firearms offence at a pub in North Somerset.

Keith Hayward of Lyecross Road, Redhill has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life. It follows an incident in which a gun went off at the Golden Lion in Wrington on Sunday evening, 6 August.

A 48-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault on the same evening has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.


Vote Leave Battle Bus pulls into Clevedon

The Vote Leave Battle Bus has pulled into Clevedon this morning to campaign for a Brexit vote on Thursday's referendum.

Vote Leave Battle Bus Credit: ITV West Country

And to prove his loyalty to the cause, Dr Liam Fox, MP for North Somerset, filled in his ballot paper proving his leave vote.

He was joined by John Whittingdale, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Penny Mordaunt campaigning in Clevedon, and leafleting with local activists.

Dr Liam Fox votes leave Credit: ITV West Country
Vote Leave Battle Bus Credit: ITV West Country

Stay away if you have Norovirus warns Weston General Hospital

Norovirus is currently hitting North Somerset hard with schools and nursing homes in the region suffering outbreaks of the virus.

Three wards at Weston General Hospital are affected by the virus and restrictions have been placed on hospital visiting hours.

As a result, Weston General Hospital is warning that the public are inadvertently making frail and elderly patients at Weston General Hospital more unwell.

People are being asked to stay away if they have any of the symptoms of diarrhoea or vomiting in the last 48 hours.

Norovirus symptoms

  • suddenly feeling sick
  • projectile vomiting
  • watery diarrhoea
  • some people also have a slight fever, headaches, painful stomach cramps and aching limbs
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