Western Daily Press

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 08:45:11 +0000
A354 in Dorset remains closed after motorcyclist dies in crash
Police will remain on scene to carry out investigations

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 08:00:08 +0000
Glastonbury Festival fans gutted as resale tickets sell out in 20 minutes
Somerset's world-famous festival will offer one last chance for fans to get hold of 2024 tickets

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 07:36:51 +0000
Somerset fire crews battle two enormous crop fires
Firefighters called to deal with incidents just two days apart which leave fields almost totally destoyed

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Homes to be built on village fields — after 40-year battle against developers
Various developers have been trying to build on the green fields since the 1980s

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 19:16:36 +0000
Bath Rugby pull away from chasing pack in the play-off race with win at Exeter Chiefs
Bath Rugby beat Exeter Chiefs 26-14 at Sandy Park on Saturday in Round 15 of the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 17:36:51 +0000
Baby can't stop laughing on first ever roller coaster ride
Cruz Kimitri-McElroy rode the roller coaster at Disneyland Paris and he couldn't stop laughing

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 16:16:25 +0000
Glastonbury Festival 2024: How to get tickets in the re-sale and everything you need to know
One final chance to get some festival tickets

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 13:06:19 +0000
'Time-critical' race against tide as person trapped in mud near Somerset holiday park
A huge emergency response was called out for the urgent rescue of a person stranded in mud, facing a quickly rising tide, at a Somerset beach

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 13:04:22 +0000
Live: Extinction Rebellion protest march with Chris Packham sparks major disruption warning in Bath
Around 400 Red Rebels, with BBC TV presenter Chris Packham will march through the centre of Bath in a 'funeral for nature'

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 10:05:07 +0000
Chris Packham at massive Bath Extinction Rebellion protest today
TV star and 400 Red Rebels set to march through centre of Somerset city and highlight 'funeral for nature'

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 08:48:42 +0000
Teens filmed throwing lamb down steps at popular Somerset beauty spot
Boys given referral order after animal abuse posted online

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Posh Somerset village where you need £1m to buy a home
The Telegraph has released a list of 48 poshest villages across the UK and Wellow has made the grade

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000
'I've gone from flipping burgers to building Hinkley Point C' - Meet the young apprentices working on major UK nuclear power plant
Three apprentices have shared how they started to work on Hinkley Point C

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0000
Brewery to open late for pottery plan despite local concern
'This is really just to give the business the option of expanding the business and trying to make our way in the current climate'

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:45:17 +0000
Disgraced police officer jailed after sharing images of dead man on WhatsApp
Concerned family members told him to delete pictures and footage taken while with Avon and Somerset Police

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:02:12 +0000
A303 closed all weekend with diversion routes in place
The dual carriageway will be closed between Sparkford & Ilchester

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 12:45:11 +0000
Parents accused of murdering baby at Yeovil District Hospital to face trial
Daniel Gunter, 25, and Sophie Staddon, 20, will face trial from Monday, November 11

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:50:02 +0000
Dangerous Miner's Arms Junction to finally be improved after years of campaigning
Numerous serious and fatal crashes have occurred at the junction

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:45:57 +0000
Somerset man cashes in on BBC's Money For Nothing after giving up mum's chairs
Man gives up his mother's vintage chairs but Sarah from Money For Nothing restores them into a modern colourful set that sold for £875

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:10:17 +0000
M5 slip road closed by vehicle fire in Somerset
The fire broke out heading northbound near Weston-super-Mare

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 08:44:47 +0000
Stonegate denies 400 South West pubs at risk of closure
The UK pub group operates brands including the Slug and Lettuce in Bath

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 08:29:33 +0000
Exeter Chiefs 14-26 Bath Rugby LIVE: Reaction and highlights from Sandy Park
All the build-up, team news, live play-by-play match updates, reaction, analysis, stats and highlights from Sandy Park

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 05:53:01 +0000
Bath to remove gull nests — but only when people get injured
The council is applying for a licence to remove eggs and nests — but there is a high bar for them to be allowed to act

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 15:01:01 +0000
Bus lane rollout in North Somerset paused after backlash
The council has faced calls to scrap the schemes

Thu, 18 Apr 2024 14:12:11 +0000
Man arrested over alleged rape in Weston-super-Mare alleyway
Two potential witnesses are being sought by Avon and Somerset Police who are appealing for information following the terrifying incident.