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You can see more on all of today's stories on the BBC News Channel.

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A scaffolder from Somerset who had to have his hands and a leg

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amputated after being electrocuted at work has told his brother

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he won't be giving up on his sporting ambitions.

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Jamie Mines is recovering in hospital after the

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His family were speaking at a football fundraiser for him,

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Former Bristol City star Scott Murray in action in Frome today.

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And one-time Man City and Rovers midfielder Martin Phillips.

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In all 12 teams - with one thing in common.

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Once called the "goal machine", he has become,

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He used to score three or four every game, so yeah, a very good player.

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It's going to knock him back quite a bit, but if anyone's

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going to get through it, he'll get through it.

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The accident in Swindon last December is still

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Jamie is being treated at a hospital in Oxford,

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where he's undergoing four hours of physio a day.

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He has talked to me about the Paralympics and things.

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We had a few interesting chats about breaking

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What really matters most to Jamie right now are those closest to him -

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When I bring in the twins, it makes him so happy.

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Considering it was only a few weeks ago he was in an induced coma,

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it's amazing that he's alive, he's awake, he's happy,

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He can do most things now without prosthetics,

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so when he's got them he's going to be normal,

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More than ?100,000 has already been raised.

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And former school mate Jenson Button's donated

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The goal machine may be missed on the pitch,

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A Trowbridge man has been charged with the murder of Jordan Taylor

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Jordan died from stab wounds in the early hours

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of last Sunday morning, and there's been a large police

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presence in the town over the past week.

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18-year-old Hayden Maslen remains in custody tonight -

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he'll appear before Swindon magistrates tomorrow.

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Bristol artist Luke Jerram's "Museum of the Moon"

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artwork has been installed in the Wills Memorial Building

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to welcome the University of Bristol's new Chancellor.

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It's huge - seven metres in diameter - and was made by Cameron Balloons.

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It features detailed Nasa imagery of the lunar surface.

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The Great Hall here will be open for the public to come in and see it

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Something that might bring back memories on Inside Out West's

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programme tomorrow night - Seb Choudhury will be looking back

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at the life of the Gloucestershire kitemaker Peter Powell,

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whose stunt kite even outsold Lego in the late 1970s!

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The kite was named Toy of the Year in '76, but despite selling

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in their millions, the business ran into some problems,

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and Peter's sons remember the day their dad had had enough.

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A. He burned everything to do with the

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kite. He said whatever you do do not start that business back up again,

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15 years later we started the business back up. I had the task of

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going round to tell him. Nobody wanted to do it. We were so pleased

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he was thrilled to bits we... He is that sort of, we had a bee in his

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bonnet. He could disown owe. Hear more of their story and see how

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Seb got on with a bit of kite Finally, the television community

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of the West of England turned out in force tonight

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to acknowledge their work The BBC had a lot to

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celebrate at this year's Royal Television Society awards -

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our Inside Out West team claimed DIY SOS won in factual

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entertainment, and the Planet Earth And BBC Bristol received a special

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honour in recognition Exceptional work by many local film,

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animation and television Together they bring around

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140 million to the local economy. Let's take a look at the late

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forecast before we go - Good evening, we're seeing rain

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moving in to the region now, along with low cloud,

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mist and fog. That rain spreads to

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all areas overnight. We keep the rather brisk winds up

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through the Bristol Channel, over the hills, for example,

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but another fairly mild night. Temperatures not dipping much

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below ten or 11 degrees, but a grey and damp start tomorrow,

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with further outbreaks of rain, Another fairly mild day, though,

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highs of 11 or 12 degrees, but once that rain clears,

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some clear spells to end the day for many, but it

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will be a cold night - down to two or three degrees,

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so the chance of some frost rurally. Brighter on Tuesday,

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some sunny spells, also the chance And that's it - we're back

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in Breakfast news first Hope the week ahead is a good one -

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thanks for watching and good night!

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