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And Theresa May has said she will publish her

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An elderly woman is hospitalised with fractured bones

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after being mugged in a Bristol Park.

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How I all swollen and covered in blood. One side of her face all

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swollen. She had a bleeding nose. Campaigners fighting plans

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for a new park and ride in Bath prepare for one

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of their greatest protests yet. And families working

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the land in Bristol to help A 75-year-old woman has suffered

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a fractured eye socket and collar bone after having her handbag

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stolen in Bristol. The attack happened in broad

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daylight on Monday. Naomi Roberts is currently

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in the Bristol Royal Infirmary - we should warn you that

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Andrew Plant's exclusive report contains some

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very distressing images. It's one of Bristol's

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most popular parks. 75-year-old Naomi Roberts

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walks her dog here every day, but on Monday was the victim

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of an attack that's left her Her face bruised and swollen

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with fractures to her eye socket I saw her wheeled in on a trolley

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with her face looking Naomi's daughter Joanna says she's

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worried it could now She only saw herself

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for the first time this morning. And was really shocked

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and upset at how she looks and also worried about,

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you know, that she is going to look She is saying people

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are going to think I am a monster Joanne's mother was walking her dog

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here in Eastfield Park on Monday Now it appears that she was attacked

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from behind, her handbag pulled off her shoulder,

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and that she fell forward Now, she doesn't remember

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exactly what happened, but she has told her daughter

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she thinks she remembers seeing a bike circling around before

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the attack and that she saw someone cycling away after

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she was on the ground. Police have called the assault

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on Naomi despicable and ask for the public's

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help to trace her attacker. They've appealed for anyone

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who was in Eastfield Park on Monday lunchtime to get in touch with any

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information they might have. Andrew Plant,

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BBC Points West, Bristol. The search continues today

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for a 24-year-old man who went missing after a night

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out in Bristol. Deakon Wilkins from Worle

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was last seen on CCTV leaving Motion Police divers have spent the morning

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searching the nearby Feeder canal. His family has also been handing out

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leaflets to raise awareness. A man from Wiltshire whose son died

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when he was hit by a car is backing government proposals to increase

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sentences for death Major Richard Gilbey's son

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James was knocked over and left for dead by two men who were jailed

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for eight years. He is handing in a petition

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to Number Ten this afternoon urging the government to extend the maximum

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term for those responsible Campaigners opposed to a new Park

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and Ride near Bath say they're planning the "biggest protest

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the City has ever seen" tonight. Councillors are to vote on plans

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which will use greenbelt land at Bathampton Meadows,

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to the east of the city. I'm told that hundreds of people

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will gather here outside Let's have a look at

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what they're protesting about. There are three park and rides

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serving Bath at the moment, to the north, the west and the south

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of the city. The council has been looking

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at the idea of a fourth for about 10 years and after surveying 21 sites,

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it's narrowed it down to two. Right next to each other,

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on greenbelt land to the east. The Leader of the council has

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told me this is about future-proofing the city,

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there are 7,000 potential new jobs coming

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in the next ten years - This chunky bit of paperwork puts

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forward their argument. Where this is the other side -

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"Don't pave paradise" - campaigners say a park and ride

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won't help with congestion, it will destroy green land, and

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would be a complete waste of money. One of the roads the park and ride

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would be designed to help, I notice that there is

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a school run that causes When there isn't a school run,

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this road is absolutely fine. Well, because it's in

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an area which people walk, They're just go in to

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fill it as a car park. And I don't see how it is good

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to solve the problem. It's part of my childhood,

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I used to play down here. And also we're worried

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about getting flooded. They've got a nice place they can

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have up in the old aerodrome. They have got the A46,

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they can go straight there. Councillors will vote tonight

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for which of the two sites they prefer, even then it's not over

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as the application then goes through planning -

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should be a lively evening. know you will be there. Thanks for

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that. Three people have been rescued

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from a fire in a first Firefighters were called

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to Woolpack Meadows just One person was taken

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to hospital as a precaution An investigation into how it

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started is now underway. A group of mums from a children's

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centre in Bristol have raised money The Speedwell nursery and children's

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centre have been meeting and transforming an allotment

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for two years. They've used it to bring

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their children together as well as raise money

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for displaced families. He's part of a group of children

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and their mums who have transformed We turned it from really

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being full of rubbish. We got rid of six giant bags just

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of crushed beer cans. With plants and bunting,

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it's now become an oasis in this At home we only have a little decked

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area, so there is nothing. I don't think he had seen a worm

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until he came here which is like, I felt like, oh my goodness,

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he needs to come and, you know, to be able to play in the mud

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and plant stuff and just get dirty. Besides growing fruit

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and vegetables for themselves, the group decided to help other

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families in greater need. We made ?600 on our jam stall

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which I think really surprised us. You know, we didn't

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expect to make that much. And then we teamed up

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with the city farm and they offered us to run the bar

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at their bonfire night The money was given

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to refugee families. But the group feel their greatest

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acheivement is how the allotment has Tracey Miller,

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BBC Points West, Bristol. It's been quite a mixed picture

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so far this afternoon. Some of us have had sunshine,

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elsewhere we've still got Generally that is out to the east

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for the likes of Wiltshire, but it will lift up a bit more,

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visibility should tend to improve. But the cloud and general tends

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to work its way westwards. The further west you are though

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the better your chance of hanging onto some sunshine and the best

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of the temperatures, eight, 9 degrees, more like five or six

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for those struggling As we head into the night

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tonight more of that cloud It gets thick enough to bring

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a little bit of rain and drizzle, of rain and drizzle,

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and maybe even a few It will be a few

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flakes here and there. And it is a cold night for tonight

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with a risk of some ice And it is a cold old day tomorrow,

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brisk wind, cold air feeding up from the continent,

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perhaps brightening A swan that was shot in the eye

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with a crossbow in Cheltenham is said to have made it

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through the night. Police are investigating

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after staff at Pitville Park found Join us again at 6:30pm when we hope

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you will return. Goodbye. Should've seen Hillary's face.

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She was stood there with Bill. Because she's going to an

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event to celebrate a job that she didn't get and the

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person closest to her, to reassure her, to tell her it's

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going to be OK, is a person who's already had

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that job. Yeah. She must be thinking,

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"Where can I go?" It's just pain,

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but it doesn't feel like pain, it feels much more violent,

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dark and exciting.

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