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A six-month-old boy is currently in Bristol Children’s Hospital in a serious condition following an incident in Bridgwater on Tuesday November 17.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested and is helping police with their enquiries.
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Work is due to start in Bridgwater on a new hotel.
The old Co-Op and other buildings in the Eastover area are to be demolished to make way for the hotel - which will have more than 100 bedrooms.
The plans were agreed by Sedgemoor District Council in July 2013 - it says the development will transform the area.
The Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership allocated £4.5m of funding from the Growing Places Fund to the development. The fund was designed to create jobs and boost economic growth.
The National Farmers Union is meeting with Morrisons today over the cost of milk.
It follows a series of demonstrations across the West Country by dairy farmers protesting the amount of money they receive for their milk - which they say is barely enough to live on.
Last week farmers blockaded the supermarket's distribution centre near Bridgwater.
Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked by four other women - who stole her bag.
The incident happened just off a footpath by Chilton Street in Bridgwater at around 4pm on Thursday July 2.
One of the attackers is believed to have been wearing a football kit.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
Two factories in Exeter and Bridgwater which mostly employ people with disabilities are facing closure. Around 78 people are facing redundancy at the Centres.
The Trade Union Community is blaming Devon County Council or the decision which it says will have a devastating impact on the lives of the people who currently work there.
Devon County Council have told ITV West Country:
Employment services are the responsibility of the Department of Work and Pensions rather than local government, and as the Government funds Pluss, contributions from local government have declined each year since 2010.
If the closures are confirmed, then the factories are likely to shut at the end of May.
Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a mother and baby who travelled to Somerset from their home in London have been found safely.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of a mother and her baby who are believed to have travelled to Bridgwater in Somerset from their home in South-East London.
22 year-old Chantelle Perry and her 7-week-old son Kaiden were last seen in Bromley at 11.00pm. She got in a car with another man and officers believe they drove to Somerset. They say there is nothing to indicate that they were abducted.
Police are concerned because Kaiden has recently undergone an operation and needs constant medical care.
Chantelle is white, 5ft 5 ins, with brown hair and speaks with a West Country accent. Anyone with further information should get in touch with the Metropolitan Police.