Michael Ross, of property developers CNM Estates, says plans are afoot to repair the dilapidated Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare - even if the project doesn't receive lottery funding:
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Avon and Somerset Police are beginning a campaign to stop drink and drug driving over Christmas by publicly naming offenders.
The Staying Well Service is being launched by South West Ambulance Service to help its employees deal with traumatic and dangerous events.
It's a pretty rather start to the final month of 2015.