A number of agencies failed to recognise and prevent the exploitation of at least nine teenagers in Somerset, it’s been revealed.Read the full story ›
The former Liberal Democrat leader says the Government's defence strategy will be undermined without more resources for reserves.Read the full story ›
32-year-old Thomas Orchard died in police custody in Exeter and 25-year-old James Herbert died at Yeovil Police Station.Read the full story ›
Devon and Somerset firefighters were called to a fire at a derelict building on the A30 Sherborne Road Westbound at 2.20am this morning.
By 5am, seven fire engines along with two aerial ladder platforms, a water carrier, an incident command unit and a welfare appliance were used at the scene by several fire officers.
The main workshop space in the building was well alight. Part of the building also collapsed.
The road remains partially blocked and there is now heavy traffic between Southville and Wyndham Street.
The incident is still ongoing.
Police arrested a 24-year-old man in connection with a serious sexual assault in Yeovil, following a CCTV appeal.
The assault happened between 1.30am and 2.30am on Monday, 9 October in the town centre.
The teenage victim is being fully supported by specialist officers and medical professionals.
The man, who was arrested on suspicion of rape, has been interviewed and released on bail pending further enquiries.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify in connection with a serious sexual assault of a teenager in Yeovil.Read the full story ›
Local residents in Yeovil rescued a young black cat, who they discovered in a recycling bin in the car park of a Morrison’s supermarket in the Somerset town.
Members of the public who were walking nearby heard the cat crying and followed the sound to the Salvation Army clothes recycling bin on Tuesday, 15 August.
We strongly believe the answer to tackling kitten abandonments lies in loving cat owners neutering their cats before they can get pregnant, so avoiding unplanned pregnancies."
The cat is in the care of the local RSPCA branch. Anyone with more information is asked to contact the RSPCA.
Disappointed Yeovil fans who travelled to Bedfordshire only to watch their team lose 8-2, have been offered a refund.Read the full story ›
A police force are investigating after footage of an officer punching a man in the face was published on social media.Read the full story ›
The Prime Minister has called off a visit to Yeovil after last night's terror attack in Manchester.
Theresa May was scheduled to visit local businesses on the latest leg of her election campaign but after last night's events campaigning has now been suspended.
The Prime Minister will instead chair a meeting of the Cobra committee in London this morning.