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A record player, which belonged to Elvis Presley, has sold for more than double what was expected at an auction today in Cornwall.
It sold for £4,200 in Penzance. It was a wedding gift to a young German woman, who met Elvis while he was serving with American forces in Germany in 1959.
A date’s been set for an inquest into the deaths of seven people who died in a crash on the M5 near Taunton two years ago.
34 vehicles were involved in the pile-up and fire in November 2011, making it one of the worst motorway accidents in the country.
Geoffrey Counsell, who staged a fireworks display at nearby Taunton Rugby Club ground, was cleared last week of breaching health and safety laws amid claims drivers could not see because of smoke drifting across the road.
West Somerset Coroner, Michael Rose says he will hold a full inquest at Taunton on March 31st.
James Wright has the latest update from the Met Office
– Bond Air Services
During normal operations yesterday, one of our EC135 fleet experienced an indication defect that requires further technical investigation.
Therefore as a precautionary measure we have temporarily suspended service operations whilst we undertake detailed diagnosis.
We are now conducting functional tests across each of our EC135 aircraft in order to gather more specific information.
We apologise for the disruption to service.
The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has been grounded while emergency checks are carried out. The helicopter, which is leased by Bond Aviation in Gloucestershire, is the same model as the craft which crashed into a Glasgow pub earlier this month. All EC-135's have been grounded.
Yeovil Town Football Club have taken the first steps to forming a girl band. The Glovers held X-Factor style open auditions to find five singers and dancers to join the group.
The final line-up with be revealed in January.