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A 52-year-old man has been charged with making explosives for unlawful purposes following the discovery of suspect materials in a garage in Buttermere Close, Cheltenham. A second man arrested has been released without charge

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Explosives investigation: Man charged under Explosives Act

Martin Counsell, 52, from Cheltenham has been charged with making explosive substances for an unlawful purpose. He is due before Cheltenham magistrates tomorrow (Friday). A 31 year old man arrested at the same time has been released without charge.

600 people were forced to leave their homes after the discovery of explosives in Buttermere Close Credit: ITV Westcountry

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