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Body found in the search for missing Tyrone Adams

Tyrone Adams. Credit: Family photo

The body of a man believed to be missing Tyrone Adams has been found by a member of the public.

While formal identification has not yet been carried out, police believe the body belongs to the missing 48 year old and his family have been informed.

The man's body was discovered at around 11.30am on 12 June in a field off Lyme Road in Crewkerne.

The death is being treated as unexplained and Avon and Somerset officers do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances.


Closing time for fairy doors

The trustees of Wayford Woods in Crewkerne, Somerset, have issued an appeal to fairy house builders to tone it down, after more than a 100 fairy doors appeared.

David Woodland reports

Enchanted Somerset forest takes action as 'fairy doors' become 'out of control'

Fairy doors at Wayford Woods, Crewkerne Credit: SWNS

Wayford Woods in Crewkerne, Somerset, have issued an appeal to fairy house builders to tone it down, after more than a 100 fairy doors appeared.

The woods, now known as the 'Fairy Woods', have been delighting children for the past few years, after the first little door appeared at the bottom of a tree.

Families have flocked to the enchanted woods to see the doors of the homes of the fairies and leave little messages but there are now concerns about the damage to the woodland area these human visitors are creating.

A group of volunteer trustees is appealing for people not to screw any more doors directly to trees and to avoid over-decorating.

Fairy doors at Wayford Woods, Crewkerne Credit: SWNS

Gyles Brandreth: 'I expect the gravy will be good'...

Actor, writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth offered his own cheeky tribute to friend Linda Bellingham, as he attended her funeral in Crewkerne today.


Fireworks as Linda Bellingham is laid to rest

Fireworks sparked and crackled in the sky above St Barholomew's Church, Crewkerne, as Linda Bellingham was laid to rest this afternoon.

Lynda Bellingham in the West for Calendar Girls

As people remember the actress Lynda Bellingham whose funeral is being held in Somerset, we remember the moment she told us all about Calendar Girls.

We interviewed her when the stage show came to the Bristol Hippodrome in January 2011.

What a star!

Mourners arrive at Lynda Bellingham's funeral

Friends, family and former colleagues from the world of entertainment have been arriving at St Bartholomew's Church in Crewkerne, Somerset to pay tribute to the actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham. She died last month at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer.

Here are some of the pictures

Lynda Bellingham makes her final journey through Crewkerne Credit: PA
Michael Pattemore (front left), son Robert (front right) and her step-son Bradley (second from left) carry the coffin of Lynda Bellingham into St Bartholomew's Church Credit: PA
Michael Bellingham, son of the late Lynda Bellingham, is hugged as he arrives for the funeral of his mother at St Bartholomew's Church Credit: PA
Actress Julia Sawalha (second left) was among those who paid their respects Credit: PA
Christopher Biggins was among those who made the journey to Crewkerne Credit: PA
Jane McDonald (second left), Andrea McLean (third right) and Kate Thornton (right) came to pay tribute to their "Loose Women" colleague Credit: PA
Fellow actor Robert Lindsay was among the mourners Credit: PA
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes also came to Somerset to say farewell to Lynda Bellingham Credit: PA
And many more mourners came to the church to pay tribute to Lynda Bellingham Credit: PA

Final farewell for actress Lynda Bellingham

The funeral of Lynda Bellingham is due to take place in Somerset Credit: PA

The friends and family of Lynda Bellingham will gather today to say goodbye to the actress who died last month.

Her husband, Michael Pattemore, and friends from the world of television will pay tribute to the star at her funeral in the Somerset town of Crewkerne.

The actress, best known for her long-running role as the mother in the Oxo TV adverts, had colon cancer which later spread to her lungs and liver.

She was diagnosed with cancer last July and said she decided to end her treatment to limit the amount of suffering her family would witness.

I can tell you now that the words on her gravestone will be 'The curtain went up on May 31 1948, and the final curtain went down on October 19 2014'.

– Michael Pattemore, Lynda Bellingham's husband
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