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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:51:00 GMT
TristanCork published South Wales police helicopter scrambled to two separate reports...
Police in south Wales sent up their force's helicopter to help track down two separate men who were seen pleasuring themselves in stolen cars within 20 minutes and a couple of miles of each other.Passers-by called police twice to two separate reports...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:20:00 GMT
TristanCork published The moment Star Wars arrived in Bristol with AT-ATs over the...
The forces of Darth Vader came to Bristol, took over the Avon Gorge and loomed over the people of Clifton yesterday.But thankfully, this was all in the imagination of a graphic designer Phil West, who created the intricate pieces to combine photograp...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:55:00 GMT
TristanCork published Police appeal to find Abbie Grant, 15, missing for a week in...
Police are appealing to the public to help them a 15-year-old girl who has not been heard from in a week.Abbie Grant was last seen on December 8 in the High Street area of Exeter.Abbie is a white female, 5ft 4 tall, medium build with black shoulder l...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:32:00 GMT
TristanCork published Stuck on the M5 in Somerset this morning? This is what you were...
Thousands of drivers were stuck on the M5 this morning after a vehicle overturned across two lanes, blocking the whole motorway. Emergency services rushed to the scene, which was just past junction 25 on the northbound side of the M5 at Taunton, just...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 11:01:00 GMT
TristanCork published LIFT OFF - Major Tim Peake successfully launches on first...
Major Tim Peake has successfully lifted off heading for the International Space Station.The astronaut from Wiltshire, who had a successful career as a helicopter pilot at AgustaWestland in Yeovil, is one of three astronauts on board a Soyuz rocket he...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:16:00 GMT
TristanCork published 'Beast of Sligo' Joseph McColgan goes into hiding again after...
A paedophile dubbed the 'Beast of Sligo' for systematically abusing his own children has gone into hiding after he was discovered living in a quite Devon village.Joseph McColgan, whoo was jailed for 238 years in prison in 1995 but released after just...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:56:00 GMT
TristanCork published 'He's perfect for the job' say old friends of Tim Peake from...
A former colleague of Tim Peake, the erstwhile AgustaWestland test pilot who is being launched into space on Tuesday, has described him as the perfect man for the job.Mark Burnand is the deputy chief test pilot at the Yeovil facility and has known Ti...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:20:00 GMT
TristanCork published Driver suffers multiple injuries in horrific head-on crash on A30...
A driver suffered 'multiple broken bones' in this horrific head-on crash between two vans on the A30 in south Somerset last night.The crash, which happened near East Chinnock, between Yeovil and Crewkerne, happened at dusk at around 4.30pm on Monday ...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 07:55:00 GMT
TristanCork published Chippenham woman killed in lorry crash on A350 near Lacock
A woman from Chippenham has been killed in a three-vehicle crash on the A350 just outside the town.The 49-year-old, who has not yet been named, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash when her red Peugeot 207 was involved in a collision with a ...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:01:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Top 20 modern cracker jokes get revealed and top is: "Why...
The winners for the funniest original modern Christmas cracker jokes are in and the top one is - "Why does Ed Miliband like advent calendars? He gets to open the door to number 10". The gags topping the list includes pun about Jeremy Clar...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published New Avon and Somerset chief constable to take up role in New Year
Avon and Somerset Police have named Andy Marsh as its new chief constable.Mr Marsh replaces Nick Gargan who resigned from the force earlier this year, after he was found guilty of eight counts of misconduct.Mr Marsh said he now wants to move forward ...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published RSPCA steps back from controversial hunting cases
The RSPCA is to step back from its role as prosecutor in alleged illegal hunting and animal cruelty cases.In line with some of the recommendations contained in a report last year, the RSPCA will instead provide support to the Crown Prosecution Servi...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry reveals secrets of her...
The Great British Bake Off's Mary Berry has revealed her Christmas routine entails getting up early, warming crockery in the oven and setting the table.Mary has welcomed BBC Radio 2 listeners into her home for a sneak preview of her festive plans, as...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Joined up rail thinking arrives at last as Yeovil's two stations...
Passengers will finally be able to take the train between two railway stations in the same West town – after 47 years.Despite Yeovil Pen Mill station and Yeovil Junction being only two miles apart passengers have been unable to travel between t...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Bristol City can give Derby County a shock now, says Aden Flint
Aden Flint claims Bristol City's players will benefit from renewed confidence when they take on promotion favourites Derby County in front of 30,000 Rams fans tonight.Although a trip to the iPro Stadium represents arguably City's most daunting assign...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Police failing vulnerable abuse victims
More than two thirds of police forces in England and Wales are letting down vulnerable victims, a new report suggests.Four services were rated as "inadequate" for how they protect and support those at risk because of factors such as a disab...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Bristol Rovers can kick on but it's too early for play-off talk...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Bristol City team spirit is going to be even more vital against...
Frank Fielding believes Bristol City's renowned team spirit will be required in spade loads as he and his team-mates fight to retain their Championship status this winter.When the situation demanded it, the Robins summoned those traditional English v...

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Bristol City lose out to Cardiff in FA Youth Cup
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT
Western Daily Press published Former Somerset captain Mike Burns joins the 2016 list of first...
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