Ansford bridge closure 'sees trade fall' in Castle Cary

Traders in a Somerset town say business has suffered since a main road into the town was closed three weeks ago for urgent repair works.

Network Rail has closed the A371 for 19 weeks to repair Ansford Bridge, near Castle Cary.

Hotel owner Daniel Patrick said: "Lunches and evening meals will have suffered for sure."

The rail company apologised for inconvenience, and said the repair works were going well.

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