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First Group bus driver pay dispute in Dorset is settled

A pay dispute involving bus drivers in Dorset has been settled.

The Unite union says a deal had been thrashed out in talks with senior management at the First Group.

The row had led to a series of strikes by bus drivers over the last five months.

"The drivers are now working normally and Unite wishes to build a constructive relationship with the management of First Hampshire and Dorset as we move forward."

– Bobby Morton, Unite


West police force investigates historic sexual abuse in football

Avon and Somerset Police has confirmed that it is investigating allegations of historic sexual abuse in football.

Forces across the country are investigating sexual abuse in football Credit: PA

Following the recent extensive media coverage about allegations of non-recent sexual abuse in football, we’ve received calls from members of the public providing us with information.

All information received will be thoroughly investigated.

We always encourage any victims of sexual abuse, no matter how long ago offences were committed, to come forward and speak to us.

– Avon & Somerset Police
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