The Independent candidate Martyn Underhill has been elected the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset with a total of 51930 votes.
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A property was left with extensive damage as seven crews tackled the blaze in the suburb of Bath on Wednesday afternoon.
A minute's silence will be observed at 11am on Thursday in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Manchester Arena attack.
A bright start to the day and staying sunny across the region with temperatures in the mid-twenties in parts.