Fire crews have rescued a woman from the River Avon in Bath. They were alerted by police at 6am this morning who spotted the woman, who is in her 20s, clinging to a small island to the south of Pulteney Weir.
They used an inflatable rescue sled to take her to dry land where she was met by paramedics who administered first aid and took her to hospital.
A coroner has recorded a narrative verdict at the inquest into the death of Sam Amin, a teenager who died in the River Avon last year.
The 18-year-old student went missing after a night out in Bath. The cause of death was recorded as drowning.
The inquest into the death of a teenager from Bath begins today. 18-year-old Sam Amin's body was recovered from the River Avon in September. The student was reported missing after a night out with friends in the city centre.
Police divers investigating a possible World War II device on the bottom of the River Avon in Bath, say it has been revealed to be rubbish on the river bed.
The alarm was raised by Environment Agency workers scanning the river near the Argos Store by the junction between Midland Road and Upper Bristol Road.
Divers have found what may be an unexploded bomb on the bed of the River Avon in Bath.
The mystery object was spotted in the river by Environment Agency workers who had been scanning the riverbed near Argos, by the junction of Upper Bristol Road and Midland Road.
Photos are being taken of the object by police divers. The bomb squad will then examine the images to decide if they are a bomb and act accordingly.
Avon and Somerset police officers are assisting at the scene.
No roads have been closed while the investigation takes place
Police have named a young man who died in the River Avon in Bath as Christopher Taylor.
The 21 year old was a chemistry student at the University of Bath. His body was found on Thursday after cries for help had been heard early that morning.
Police searching a stretch of the River Avon in Bath where cries for help were heard early this morning say they have found a body.