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Somerset Live - Bath

M4 traffic Live: Delays after car and van crash on motorway

Traffic is building but coping well with the incident

Somerset Live - Bath

Bath stars in Wonka blockbuster as a winter wonderland

See how the city of Bath transformed into a snowy fantasy for the new Wonka movie starring Timothée Chalamet and Olivia Colman

Somerset Live - Bath

Peasedown St John residents seek to protect their trees from future threats

A group of community activists who planted over 20 trees in their village 15 years ago are asking for a Tree Protection Order to safeguard them from potential development or road changes.

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Cyclists go on pothole protest to demand a smoother ride in Bath

Cyclists in Bath are fed up with the dangerous potholes on North Road and are calling for urgent resurfacing

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Care home could become HMO in latest planning applications

Other recent planning applications include building controversial homes in a Somerset town and a new bone-scanning facility

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Double decker bus full of pizza is helping kids cope with mental health

A Bath primary school has welcomed a special visitor that delivers pizza and mental health support to its students

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Thousands back calls to save iconic Bath music venue

'We must act now to ensure that Moles continues to be a beacon for music lovers in Bath and beyond'

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Bath Rugby get double boost in pursuit of England star Henry Arundell

The former London Irish back is currently playing for Top 14 side Racing 92

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Bath Rugby v Ulster Rugby LIVE: Team news announcements ahead of the Champions Cup clash

All the build-up, team news, live play-by-play match updates, reaction, analysis, stats and highlights from the Recreation Ground

Bath Echo

Rugby stars switch on Christmas lights at Mulberry Park in Bath

Miles Reid and Tom Dunn flipped the switch to illuminate the twinkling Christmas lights at the Curo site.

Bath Echo

People being urged to order their prescriptions before Christmas

Most pharmacies will close on 22nd December and not open again until at least 27th December.

Bath Echo

£340k gas pipe upgrades completed around Englishcombe Lane

The £340,000 scheme, which started in June, took place to keep the gas flowing safely in the area.

Bath Echo

Local employers encouraged to offer transport to late-night workers

Councillors voted unanimously to back Unite the Union’s “get me home safely” campaign.

Somerset Live - Bath

Crash blocks road near Sainsbury's and St Martin's Hospital in Bath

A collision caused emergency services to close the A3062 Frome Road in Bath between the supermarket and Esso petrol station this afternoon

Bath Echo

Festive toy donation appeal gets underway at Bath’s fire station

The collection scheme, which is entering its fourth year, has seen over one hundred toys donated.

Bath Echo

Teen given life sentence for murder of 18-year-old Ben Moncrieff

The 16-year-old, who can’t be legally named, stabbed Ben in the early hours of Saturday 6th May.

Bath Echo

Plans to double council tax on second and empty homes approved

People who own a home that is occupied periodically will be hit by the council tax premium from 2025.

Bath Echo

Guide Dogs branch launches appeal for volunteer puppy raisers

Guide Dogs relies heavily on volunteers to help improve the lives of people with sight loss.

Somerset Live - Bath

Councillors back call to eliminate deaths on roads

The strategy was recently adopted in Bristol

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Judge's scathing remarks to 16-year-old who murdered Ben Moncrieff

'No-one is going to remember the child in the dock whose utterly senseless actions have robbed countless others of a happy life.'