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"Think Amy" road safety campaign goes national

A mother whose 13 year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death will be a warning to others. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling close to her home in Taunton.

Shortly afterwards her mother Jane started the "THINK Amy" campaign. It's just been given charitable status, with top cricketer Marcus Trescothick as patron. Eli-Louise Wringe reports


Work on Dorset road aims to cut accidents

New white lines marking are to be put on the B3157 Credit: ITV Westcountry

Road markings are to be changed on the B3157 Coast Road between Weymouth and Bridport as part of efforts to cut accidents. Highways staff at Dorset County Council will start at the bend at Bagwell Farm, near Chickerell, and move west towards Bridport.

Stop and go boards will be used where necessary. The work is due to start on Monday, December 10th and is scheduled to take a week.