Each week, more than a dozen pubs shut their doors for good in towns and villages across the country. That equals hundreds every year and many of those that don't shut up shop end up in the hands of the big brewery chains.
But as Dave Mason reports, one community in Bath is hoping to retain the character of its local pub by persuading regulars to buy it between them.
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What were the details of the Chancellor's spending review and Autumn statement - and how do they affect us here in the West?
A couple who were once friends with serial killers Fred and Rose West have been jailed for their own crimes against ten children.
Our political correspondent Bob Constantine has been listening to the Chancellor as he delivers his spending review.