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Man arrested after another man died from serious injuries in Bridgwater

Murder investigation launched in Bridgwater Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died in Bridgwater.

Police were called to George Street at around 12:30pm where a man was suffering from serious injuries. Despite being treated by paramedics he was pronounced dead at the scene. Formal identification is yet to take place.

Dampiet House and the adjoining car park have been cordoned off while police carry out enquiries.

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Multi-million pound redevelopment proposed in Bridgwater

The council is planning to redevelop the Northgate site. Credit: Sedgemoor District Council

Sedgemoor District Council has unveiled plans to redevelop Northgate in the centre of Bridgwater. The plans include a six-screen cinema; four restaurants; a gym and 111 parking spaces, as well as improved open space on the Brewery Field.

It's hoped the scheme will provide a new space for people to enjoy their leisure time, as well as make positive links to the existing town centre shops, bars and restaurants.

The scheme will be funded by Sedgemoor District Council. It's hoped construction will start next year.

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