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  1. Goodnight from the BBC live page team

    We hope you've enjoyed reading our news updates and watching our videos today.

    There will be more tomorrow form 7am so we hope you join us then.

    Before we go, here's a look at tomorrow's weather from our forecaster, Ian Fergusson:

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    Video caption: Dry and breezy day ahead for most of the region on Wednesday
  2. Enjoying the spring sunshine in Somerset

    Before we go - something fun!

    If you haven't been able to escape your desk all day, here's some lovely countryside scenes form Exmoor, taken by BBC Somerset reporter Andy Bennett.

    They will at least put a smile on your face, as spring lambs have got the cute factor:

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    Video caption: These lambs with their mums were filmed on Exmoor
  3. Easter NHS message: A&E isn't the only option if you're unwell

    Hospital emergency admission

    With the Easter weekend almost upon us, the NHS has sent out a reminder about what other healthcare options are available if you or one of your loved ones fall ill.

    South Bristol Urgent Care Centre, the minor injuries unit at Southmead Hospital and the NHS walk-in centre at Broadmead are all open throughout the bank holiday weekend.

    Healthcare bosses say almost a quarter of people who go to A&E locally could have been treated more quickly and easily via another NHS service.

    Quote Message: A&E is for serious and life-threatening emergencies only. In these circumstances people shouldn’t hesitate to call 999 or go directly to their local A&E unit." from Dr Lesley Ward Local GP and CCG clinical lead for urgent care
    Dr Lesley WardLocal GP and CCG clinical lead for urgent care
  4. Filming takes place in Bristol for Laurel and Hardy reboot

    Laurel and Hardy new BBC film

    Filming has got under way in Bristol for the BBC's new film about the legendary comedy duo, Laurel and Hardy.

    Steve Coogan is starring as Stan Laurel alongside John C Reilly as Oliver Hardy in the film, Stan & Ollie. 

    These photos were taken by our cameraman Anthony Ward earlier today of some of the scenes in the city centre.  

    Laurel and Hardy new BBC film
  5. Braille e-reader developed by Bristol boffins

    Engineers from Bristol have developed a type of electronic book for people who are blind.

    The prototype will allow them to read using braille, which has been in massive decline in recent years. 

    The engineers designed a way for each line of braille to change once it's been read.

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    Video caption: Engineers from Bristol have developed a type of electronic book for people who are blind.
  6. Tranmere Rovers v Forest Green Rovers kick off shortly

    National League

    Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Tranmere Rovers and Forest Green Rovers.

  7. 'They just use it as a racetrack': Hit-and-run mum speaks out

    A petition has been started to reduce the speed limit in the area where a 14-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run collision. 

    Mitchell Ogston was out on his bike on 7 March when a driver hit him and drove away outside the family home in the Oldmixon area of Weston-super-Mare. 

    His mother Melanie Ogston says something needs to be done before someone is killed on the road. 

  8. Sheep worrying 'anti-social behaviour', farmers' group says

    Despite annual warnings to dog walkers about keeping their dogs under control while walking in the countryside, sheep worrying still kills 1,000 sheep a year.

    The National Sheep Farmers Association says they want people to take on board the warnings as it is a serious problem.

    Here's Phil Stocker.

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    Video caption: The National Sheep Association is trying to get dog owners to change their behaviour.
  9. Weston hit and run victim: Crash will 'stay with me for life'

    A 14-year-old boy from Weston-super-Mare who was knocked down and left with serious leg injuries by a hit and driver has been describing the impact of the crash.

    Mitchell Ogston was knocked off his bike and left for dead by the driver last month

    Apart from the physical injuries, it's also left him mentally scarred.

    Now his family is calling for a crackdown on speeding on the Oldmixon estate.

  10. Woman robs charity shop in Gloucester

    Mind charity shop, Gloucester

    A charity shop in Gloucester has been robbed by a blonde woman, police have said.

    It took place on Sunday, 9 April at 1.45pm at the MIND shop in Southgate Street, when a woman, in her 40s with blonde shoulder length hair threatened the male shop assistant.

    She told him, if he didn't want to get "hurt" he should open the till - then made off with some cash.

    The culprit, wearing ripped jeans and a black T-shirt, rode off on a bike towards Eastgate Street.

  11. Neighbour 'land damage' charge is dropped

    Press Association

    The prosecution of a pensioner charged with damaging land belonging to her neighbours has been dropped.

    Valerie Vivian, 70, was accused of damaging a strip of land off Miller Walk in Bathampton on October 29.

    She appeared at Bath Magistrates' Court and denied a charge of criminal damage to property valued under £5,000.

    The charge stated that Mrs Vivian "without lawful excuse damaged land to the value unknown belonging to Priors Walk Management Ltd intending to destroy or damage such property of being reckless as to whether such property would be destroyed or damaged".

    Mrs Vivian was due to stand trial at the court on April 12 but the case was brought forward to April 10, when it was discontinued. 

  12. Sheep worrying 'very upsetting', says farmer

    A sheep farmer from Bath has outlined all the measures he takes to prevent sheep worrying but it seems the message isn't getting through to dog walkers.

    More than 1,000 sheep are killed every year by dogs who are left off the lead in fields being grazed by sheep and their young.

    Here's more from farmer Kevin Harrison...

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    Video caption: More than a thousand sheep are killed every year by loose dogs - despite annual campaigns.