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Rugby World Cup trophy greeted by Roman soldiers

Former Bath player and Rugby World Cup winner Mark Regan poses with the trophy. Credit: ITV West Country

Former Bath player and Rugby World Cup winner Mark Regan has been leading the Webb Ellis Cup across the North West.

This morning it was greeted by traditional Roman soldiers at Hadrian's Wall to mark 50 days until the start of the tournament.

Mark Regan told ITV News West Country that "excitement is building" for the event and he is "throughly looking forward" to England playing at Twickenham.

This morning the trophy was greeted by traditional Roman soldiers at Hadrian's Wall. Credit: ITV West Country

Councillors vote against plans to curb seagull population

Several residents have complained about noisy seagulls in the town. Credit: Craig Watson/PA

Councillors in Burnham-on-Sea have voted against plans to try and reduce the number of seagulls in the town.

Several residents have complained about noisy nesting gulls.

One suggestion was to annually remove eggs at the cost of £10,000 a year.

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