The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has announced that there will be funding to widen the A303, which runs from Wiltshire to Cornwall but has a number of bottlenecks, especially on the Blackdown Hills in Somerset where it becomes single carriageway.
More top news
An unusual weather phenomena has been spotted in skies over Somerset this week. Bob Crampton tells us what causes this distinctive sight.
Friends of a woman with a one-in-a-billion combination of 2 life-threatening illnesses are trying to raise £70,000 to send her to America
Highways England has set out how £2 billion of government investment to improve the capacity of roads in the South West will be used.