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Wiltshire's 250-year-old Pantheon saved for the future

This is the most photographed view in the National Trust - at its heart is the pantheon which has just been repaired Credit: ITV News
The 250 year old building has just undergone months of work to stop it falling down Credit: ITV News
Inside the Pantheon are statues of Hercules and Diana. Now much more secure thanks to work on the roof Credit: ITV News


A peek behind the scenes at ITV News West Country

Young people have dropped into the ITV News West Country studios to find out about working in the media and to see what goes on behind the scenes in a busy newsroom.

It's all part of the CDN Open Day, organised by the Creative Diversity Network, to inspire more young people to pursue a career in journalism.

Our presenters Ian and Kylie give an introductory talk about life in the newsroom Credit: ITV News
The young visitors listening out for some tips about how to get ahead in broadcasting Credit: ITV News
Ian and Kylie meet some of the would-be media stars Credit: ITV News
Taking time out to scour the newspapers for that all-important headline story Credit: ITV News
Getting miked up for their starring role Credit: ITV News
The would-be journalists get a presenter's eye view of the studio Credit: ITV News
Getting a bit too comfortable in the studio Credit: ITV News
Sharlette tries her hand at presenting the weather Credit: ITV News
She has quite a critical audience - including our presenter Kylie and our weathermen Bob and Alex Credit: ITV News
The green screen is translated to the weather map on telly Credit: ITV News
Trying some camerawork - this is the car park roof where we film our weather reports Credit: ITV News
Another visitor to our newsroom today - Ed Balls, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer was being interviewed for a story tonight Credit: ITV News


UWE careers fair buzzing as SW unemployment falls

8000 more people in the region have managed to find a job in the last month, according to figures released today.

Across the region there are now 127,000 people still out of work. The number has fallen over the past three months.

Today's careers fair at UWE. Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne

At the University of the West of England, 3000 students are expected at a careers fair today, from the first to third year. 130 employers are there: more wanted to come but the fair was fully booked.

UWE student Natalia Rudd, 23. Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne

"I definitely think a degree is the chance of getting a job. And I need to start paying off my loan."

– Natalia Rudd, aspiring radiotherapist
UWE student Stanley Furniss, 22. Credit: ITV News/Richard Payne

"I think jobs fairs are ideal for getting in front of prospective employers. I'm confident I will find a job this way."

– Stanley Furniss, aspiring architect

Man dies after being pulled from river in Melksham

A man has died after being pulled from the River Avon in Melksham.

Police officers and ambulance staff treated the man at the riverside, but he was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

The man, aged in his 70’s, is believed to have gone missing from his home address earlier that afternoon.

Reports state that he was seen near to Tower Road, which is close to home, with blood on his face, before walking through town and then being discovered in the river.

Police say there is no information to suggest that a crime has taken place and the death is being treated as unexplained.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

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