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Multi-million pound boost for the region's roads

Councils in the West have secured multi-million pound funding from the Government to help maintain roads.

The two biggest schemes will see £14 million spent on the A4174 Ring Road in South Gloucestershire, while the A403 from Avonmouth to Aust gets £12 million.

Gloucestershire County Council will receive £5 million to help convert street lights to energy saving LEDs

The money will help maintain the region's roads

Appeal for witnesses to serious RTA

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after a crash on the A403 Severn Rd, between Pilning and Northwick.A car initially collided with a white lorry tractor unit before other vehicles became involved.A woman in her 40's was taken to Frenchay Hospital with life threatening injuries

Police say they're keen to trace the driver of the white Tractor Unit which was initially struck by the car, who had left the scene before the arrival of the Police.