Avon and Somerset police has announced the closure of a number of police stations.
As part of the scheme stations in Taunton, Minehead and Chard will close and move to a smaller base - while Bridgewater will get a new station.
MP for Bridgwater, Ian Liddell-Grainger says he hopes that it won't make things worse for rural crime:-
Nearly 150 police jobs are to go as part of £8 million cuts announced by the Avon & Somerset force. It follows the biggest ever review of how the service operates. Custody suites in Bridgwater and Taunton will also to close.
But Chief Constable Nick Gargan has told our reporter Richard Payne that by reallocating resources and using better technology, there will actually be more officers on the streets.
A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a van on Exmoor.
It happened at 6pm on Wednesday on the A396 near Wheddon Cross.
Police said two motorcyclists were riding along the road when the crash happened.
One of the bikers overtook a car, when he collided with a Ford Transit van travelling in the opposite direction.
Traffic Police said the driver of the car being overtaken stopped at the scene but did not leave their details.
The car is believed to be a blue Ford Fiesta or Focus.
Police are appealing for this man to contact them.
29 officers from Avon and Somerset Police were dismissed or resigned following complaints about misconduct in the last 3 years.
The files released by the force detail complaints made since 2010.
They include sexual assault, being drunk at work, stealing and assaulting colleagues.
Avon and Somerset Police says it takes firm action against staff who breach professional standards.
One in five people admit to having driven under the influence of either illegal or prescription drugs.
The research comes from a car insurance company, which it claims is at odds with the low number of convictions.
75 people have been convicted of drug driving in the Devon and Cornwall force area since 2011.
More than 80 people have been arrested this month as part of Avon and Somerset Police's summer drink driving campaign.
Of the 86 arrests, three were for drug driving. Hundreds of motorists are being stopped across the force area, with antisocial 'boy racers' also being targeted by officers. The campaign runs until the end of the month.
Police have arrested nearly 50 people for drink or drug driving across Avon and Somerset in the first week of the Operation Tonic Christmas campaign. Since it started on Dec 1, a total of 47 motorists who have been stopped have tested positive.
This Christmas police are asking people to shop a drink or drug driver by ringing 999 or texting the word drunk to a special number, 81819, from their mobile and giving the driver's details if they see anyone getting behind the wheel while under the influence.