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Madden returns to haunt his old club

Former Yeovil Town striker Paddy Madden returned to haunt his old club with a late equalising goal. Exeter City and Torquay also drew.

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Man arrested over Somerset lorry released on bail

Avon and Somerset police have released a 50-year-old man on bail following his arrest in connection with a lorry carrying 15 people near Ilminster.

ITV News understands he is the driver of the lorry.

A force spokesman said: "A 50-year-old man has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. He was arrested yesterday on suspicion of facilitating entry of people into the UK. 15 people who were found in the back of a lorry remain in a rest centre."

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Lorry towed out of narrow lane in Wells

These pictures show today's operation to extract yet another lorry out of Mill Lane, Coxley, in Wells. It is the third to get stuck in seven days.

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The jammed lorry in Mill Lane. Credit: ITV West Country/Tim Hughes
Lorry down lane
This picture shows just how tight a squeeze it was. Credit: ITV West Country/Tim Hughes
towing lorry
A tow lorry was the only solution. Credit: ITV West Country/Tim Hughes
Broken wall
This garden wall was badly damaged. Credit: ITV West Country/Tim Hughes

Watch: Lorry jammed so tightly that driver has to climb through window

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Red Cross caring for stowaways in village hall

Volunteers from the British Red Cross are supporting a group of 15 people found on board a lorry at a service station near Ilminster, Somerset, yesterday.

Having been checked over by paramedics at the scene, they were then taken to Long Sutton Village Hall, Somerset, by a team of four Red Cross emergency response volunteers trained in providing practical and emotional support. The group were provided with beds, bedding and other essential supplies such as hygiene kits.

Police cars outside Long Sutton Village Hall this morning. Credit: ITV West Country/Bob Constantine

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West Country sights in national 'simple pleasures' list

The national tourist board Visit England has published a new guide to 25 "simple pleasures" we can all enjoy. Themed around the adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh, it features some familiar locations and activities:

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Number Two on the list is 'Indulging in Afternoon Tea, Devon'. Credit: ITV News
Number Four is 'Rock Pooling in Treyarnon Bay, Cornwall'. Credit: Visit Cornwall
Stars over Exmoor
Number Eleven is 'Stargazing in Exmoor National Park, Somerset'. Credit: PA
Bees on a hive
Number Nineteen is 'Visiting a honey farm, Devon'. Credit: PA
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