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Do you know where Rudy the reindeer is?

Can you help find Rudy? Credit: Wellesley Park School in Wellington, Somerset

A school in Somerset is asking for YOUR help to spot Rudy the missing reindeer.

The reception classes (called Elmer and Gruffalos) at Wellesley Park School in Wellington were sent Rudy the trainee reindeer by Father Christmas at the beginning of December - but now he's gone missing!

The children have made posters to try and find him.

Children from the school are making posters to help find Rudy Credit: Wellesley Park School in Wellington, Somerset

The teachers at the school are asking for help using Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #findrudyreindeer .

Rudy must be found!

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Wellington monument to be lit up in honour of Waterloo

The Wellington Monument can be seen from quite a distance in the daylight - tonight it will also be seen in the dark Credit: ITV News

New lights will be switched on tonight to illuminate the Wellington Monument in Somerset.

It's 200 years today since the Duke of Wellington won his most famous victory, defeating Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

The monument will be lit up at ten o'clock tonight to mark the bicentenary.

People have talked to us and said, wouldn't it be nice if you could light the monument again.

We thought this is the perfect opportunity, let's see what we can do and we've made it happen.

It is great news for the monument and it means that those lights will be there to mark other special occasions as well and hopefully raise the profile of the monument too.

– Helen Sharp, National Trust

Pay to park glitch in Somerset

Teething problems mean a new phone and pay system due to come into force today in parts of Somerset is not working.

The phone and pay app for smartphones was due to be operational in Taunton and Wellington. Somerset County Council says the company responsible is trying to fix it.

In the meantime motorists can call 01823 210302 to pay and this will also activate the app.

Elderly pedestrian killed in crash in Somerset

Phyllis Krasickyj died in the crash on the A38 yesterday evening Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

An 82-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Wellington yesterday (Tuesday).

Phyllis Krasickyj, from West Buckland, died as a result of her injuries following the crash near the Blackbird Inn, on the A38 near West Buckland. It happened shortly after 5.30pm.

The car involved was a Citroen C3 Picasso travelling in the direction of Taunton. The driver stopped at the scene at spoke to police.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened.

Body found by police hunting for missing 80 year old woman

Ann Grisman had been missing since Friday Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

The body of a woman has been found by police searching for missing Ann Grisman.

Ann, who was 80, had been missing since Friday after going on a shopping trip to Taunton.

The discovery was made this morning in the Wellington area by a member of the public.

Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious.

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