Controversial plans to allow asbestos to be dumped in a quarry in Somerset have been turned down unamimously by planners.
Campaigners, including celebrity Dr Phil Hammond, have been fighting for years to stop the proposals for Stowey Quarry in the Chew Valley near Bristol.
Opponents say there would be a real danger of contamination and pollution.
Richard Payne was there...
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A minute's silence will be observed at 11am on Thursday in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena attack.
A bright start to the day and staying sunny across the region with temperatures in the mid-twenties in parts.
As stand out day ahead of sunshine and blue skies, with highs of 23 or 24 degrees in some places across the South West.