Western Daily Press

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000
Wiltshire man, 72, found with sword in his car during routine police search
Others were arrested on suspicion of drug driving, possessing a knife and taking a car without consent

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000
'Heroic' police officer saves 13-year-old girl's life after talking her down from M5 bridge
The officer talked the girl down and she was passed on to mental health care professionals

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000
16 things £55 council tax rise will be spent on in Bath and North East Somerset
The increase in council tax is set to come into effect this year

Wed, 29 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000
Row about future of giving birth in Somerset as unit to close
Paulton's birthing unit will be lost but improvements are expected at the Royal United Hospital in Bath

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 21:06:31 +0000
Warning of 'high risk' icy patches on Somerset roads
Gritters are out on the roads tonight and tomorrow morning

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:49:47 +0000
The samurai sword that plunged 25cm deep into Somerset man's body before he died
Police said they were 'disappointed' David Harris was found not guilty of murder, manslaughter and wounding with intent

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:38:35 +0000
How you reacted to 'icon' Somerset pensioner's graphic TV sex talk on This Morning
"Fair play to her, life is short, use all the KY while you can"

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:38:33 +0000
Bath Rugby offer a 'lifeboat' to Saracens duo Ben Spencer and Alex Lozowski - reports
Stuart Hooper says Saracens players are in his thinking as he looks to build his squad for 2020/21

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:35:31 +0000
What Animal say about future of Taunton store after Tony Pryce announces closure
It's been a tough few days for shoppers

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:33:20 +0000
Litter picker's discovery of abandoned safe and passport in Wells stream prompts police to make enquiries
The safe was just one of a number of unusual items recovered during the litter pick

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:16:22 +0000
Woman says cars were driven around her while she was being assaulted by group
She was left with bruising to her head and body

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:08:24 +0000
Wedding venue 'deeply sorry' after gay couple's evening reception cancelled
The venue was bombarded with negative reviews after they cancelled the reservation

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:48:20 +0000
Man accused of murdering victim with samurai sword acquitted of all charges
David Harris was found not guilty of murder, manslaughter and wounding with intent

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:43:42 +0000
M5 traffic: Motorway could be closed for four hours due to incident on bridge
The road has been closed

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:36:22 +0000
'We won because we care about what we do': Mexican takeaway in Trowbridge judged best take away in Britain
Nacho Cheese was named the best by the British Takeaway Awards

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:34:51 +0000
Lorry catches fire at Sedgemoor services on M5
Firefighters from two towns were called to deal with the blaze

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:24:37 +0000
M5 traffic: Man taken to hospital after 'police incident' on bridge closed motorway
All traffic has been held by police

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 15:20:58 +0000
Bath Half Marathon to stop handing out water bottles - what you need to know
The event is bringing in a string of new measures in a bid to go plastic free

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:55:40 +0000
Dolphin found dead in South West harbour with 'bullet wounds' to head
Locals have expressed their shock at the grisly incident

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 14:01:07 +0000
Captivating performance makes Nutcracker at Theatre Royal Bath a must see
Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet is putting on an assured performance of the classic

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:31:14 +0000
Jacob Rees-Mogg to meet 'penalised' owners of cannabidiol business
The MP will meet with the owners, who say they are 'caught between a rock and a hard place'

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:29:33 +0000
This Morning viewers explode as Somerset pensioner tells Phil and Holly she used ‘whole tube of KY Jelly’ with boyfriend
‘I couldn’t walk the next day,’ the 80-year old said

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:17:19 +0000
How this cafe in Wells is helping people who have lost everything
Volunteers helped a homeless man after someone urinated on his sleeping bag

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:16:56 +0000
Bridgwater town centre area is worst location in Somerset for anti-social behaviour, figures show
Data on recorded crimes by Police UK has been analysed

Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:14:10 +0000
Man, 18, injured after unprovoked attack in alleyway
His attacker kicked him to the ground and then fled the scene