There were emotional scenes in Bath today as the funeral of Sam Amin took place at the city's Abbey.Read the full story ›
The Prime Minister has told us the Tories are capable of winning an outright majority at the next election - and ruled out doing any kind of deal with UKIP in the wake of the defection of two of his MPs.
It comes on the day George Osborne told the Tory Party Conference he would freeze benefits paid to people of working age - if the party win the next election.
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Two roads on the Somerset Levels which were flooded for months last winter floods are undergoing extensive repairs to prevent a repeat.Read the full story ›
The funeral of Bath student Sam Amin is underway at Bath Abbey. The cortege was accompanied by a cadet drumming band with whom Sam had been a member.
Police investigating a crash in which a 66 year old woman died are hoping for information from the public.
The accident happened on the A37 at Pensford yesterday when a Porsche Boxster collided with a Toyota Avensis coming the other way just before 5.30pm
The woman driving the Porsche was taken to Southmead Hospital where she was later declared dead. The taxi driver suffered minor injuries.
Friends and family of Sam Amin have begun arriving at Bath Abbey ahead of the 18 year olds funeral. Sam went missing following a night out in the city on Sept 12. His body was recovered from the River Avon on Sept 16th. People attending the service have been asked to wear bright colours to celebrate Sam's life.
The RNLI ended most of its beach lifeguard patrols yesterday as the season draws to a close. It says the warmest summer for seven years means lifeguards have been extra busy this year - dealing with 10,600 incidents just in the South West.
Work begins today to raise the main road to Muchelney by 500 metres. The village on the Somerset Levels was cut off for weeks during severe floods last winter. It's hoped the scheme, and a similar one at Beer Wall, will prevent villagers from being stranded during flooding in the future. The project is part of Somerset County Council's 20 Year Flood Action Plan.