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90 minute delays expected on M5 near Taunton

Severe delays on the M5 after a caravan over turned Credit: Highways England/Twitter

Delays of up to 90 minutes are expected if you're travelling on the M5 between J26 and J25 near Taunton after a caravan over turned. Highways England say it has been recovered and debris is being cleared from the motorway. They are warning of 'severe delays' on approach.

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Extra anti-social behaviour workers to patrol Penzance

More dedicated anti-social behaviour workers will be patrolling roads in Penzance

More anti-social behaviour workers will be patrolling the streets on Penzance following concerns raised by the local community.

At a recent public meeting, residents spoke about an increase in street drinking, anti-social behaviour and drug paraphernalia being discarded in the town centre.

As a result, police will also be increasing their presence around the town and holding drop in sessions for people to discuss their concerns.

“We are aware of the concern in the town about the increase in bad behaviour on the streets and are working closely with our colleagues in the Safer Penzance partnership to do what we can to discourage this behaviour.

But to do this we must be told at the time a problem is occurring so we have the opportunity to deal with it.

Recent commentary on social media and in local media suggests that not all crime is being reported to the police at the time it occurs, and in some cases it is not being reported at all. We need people to report issues to us direct."

– Nicholas Clarke, Penzance police inspector,

Repeat offenders are being tackled by Cornwall Council's anti-social behaviour caseworkers who, working with the police, have issued Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBO) to seven repeat offenders over the last 12 months.

Three men held on suspicion of murder after death in Radstock

Three men have been arrested in Radstock

Three men are still being questioned by police on suspicion of murder after a man has died in Radstock, Somerset.

Police were called to Huish Court at around 2:30am on Saturday after reports of an assault. When officers arrived they found a man with serious injuries. He died shortly after.

An area around Huish Court has been cordoned off

A murder investigation has been launched and a scene guard is in place at the address while crime scene investigators carry out their work.

A post mortem is due to be carried out in the next few days.

"Residents in the area should not be alarmed if they see additional police presence while we continue our investigation.

Formal identification is yet to take place and a post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote reference 5218132140."

– Police spokeperson
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