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  1. News, sport, weather and travel for the West of England on Friday 25 August, 2017.

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  1. Tom Garry

    BBC Sport

    Josh Onomah

    Tom Garry

    BBC Sport

    A heavy deflection helps Josh Onomah to his first Aston Villa goal which earns them a deserved point at Bristol City.

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  2. Good night from us!

    And relax... it's the start of the bank holiday weekend.

    Fingers crossed, but it may even stay dry and sunny for us!

    Many thanks for joining us. We'll be back on Tuesday at 7am.

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    Video caption: Ian Fergusson with the forecast
  3. Resurfacing of A4 in Keynsham due next month

    Part of the A4 in Keynsham was shut two years ago for work to repair Durley Lane bridge
    Image caption: Part of the A4 in Keynsham was shut two years ago for work to repair Durley Lane bridge

    More delays are likely on one of the biggest commuter routes in and out of Bristol next month.

    Essential resurfacing of the A4 in Keynsham will mean road closures, contraflow traffic, suspension of parking and three-way traffic lights to Broadmead Roundabout.

    The work will last for three weeks, starting at the end of September, and more work is due for spring next year.

    Quote Message: We will endeavour to keep disruption to a minimum while this essential work is carried out. Undertaking full resurfacing now will both help save us money in the long-term and reduce the need for future repair works. from Councillor Mark Shelford Bath and North East Somerset Council
    Councillor Mark ShelfordBath and North East Somerset Council
  4. FULL-TIME

    Bristol City 1-1 Aston Villa

    That's it. It's a fair result overall. Villa battled back.

    Bristol City draw for a third consecutive Championship game.

  5. Appeal for witnesses to Bath bridge crash

    Police are making a fresh appeal for witnesses to a crash in Bath earlier this week, in which a 19th Century former bridge tollhouse was damaged.

    A woman is said to have come forward to report the crash "within 24 hours", officers say.

    She is due to be spoken to by officers who also want to hear from anyone who saw the crash, or the black Vauxhall Corsa involved being driven in the moments before it happened.

    The tollhouse was hit by a car in the early hours of Monday
    Image caption: The tollhouse was hit by a car in the early hours of Monday
  6. A Bank Holiday treat for travellers

    It's the great Bank Holiday getaway, and an estimated 15 million of us will be taking to the roads.

    One of the worst spots is always the A303 in Wiltshire, where local churches have come up with an idea to help travellers and themselves.

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    Video caption: Local churches have set up a pop up cafe on the A303 for Bank Holiday travellers
  7. SUBSTITUTION (Bristol City)

    Bristol City 1-1 Aston Villa

    Cauley Woodrow, on loan from Fulham, is coming on for the hosts up front.

    Off goes Famara Diedhiou.

  8. GOAL - Bristol City 1-1 Aston Villa

    Josh Onomah

    Joshua Onomah

    Oh that's a beauty! Deflected, but Villa won't care.

    Josh Onomah hits his shot really well and it takes a very fortunate deflection off Marlon Pack and loops over keeper Frank Fielding.

    Game on! Villa with the perfect response to falling behind.

  9. Post update

    Bristol City 1-0 Aston Villa

    There's not been much to separate the two sides until now, but that goal has given the hosts a huge lift.

    This is a big test for Aston Villa now. They desperately don't want yet another away defeat.

  10. GOAL - Bristol City 1-0 Aston Villa

    Jamie Paterson

    Jamie Paterson goal

    There's the opener! Marlon Pack's free-kick is blocked, it bounces around in the area, Famara Diedhiou has a go, blocked again... And then Jamie Paterson slams the ball home.

    The hosts break the deadlock. Villa just couldn't get rid of it. In the end, it's a good finish.

  11. M5 to clear by 1am

    The accident involving an overturned vehicle on the M5 is expected to clear by about 1am tomorrow, Highways England is now saying.

    Highways England update
  12. Second half

    Bristol City 0-0 Aston Villa

    Hosts Bristol City - in their red shirts and white shorts - get the second half started.

  13. Drama of the Louisa comes alive in animated film

    Poster for Louisa animations

    An animated feature film has been made by a Somerset filmmaker of one of the most daring and heroic rescue stories the county has ever seen.

    It happened more than 100 years ago in a huge storm, when a merchant sailing ship was being blown towards Exmoor's rocky coastline.

    The closest lifeboat, the Louisa, couldn't launch so it was towed overnight, by horse and men, up and down hills to Porlock, where it finally set off on its rescue mission.

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    Video caption: An animated film has been made of one of the most daring rescue stories Somerset has seen
  14. HALF-TIME at Ashton Gate

    Bristol City 0-0 Aston Villa

    At Ashton Gate, Bristol City's game against Aston Villa in the Championship remains goalless as they reach half-time.

  15. Henry's mum fights back against anonymous neighbour

    Henry playing in the garden
    Image caption: Henry playing in the garden

    Jessica Green has decided to fight fire with fire, after receiving what she describes as a "bullying" letter from her anonymous neighbour.

    In the letter, she:

    • Hits back at the "selfish, narrow-minded and uneducated view on what is my son enjoying a couple of hours (well supervised) outside in our garden"
    • Points out the massive support she has received on social media which "suggests that the views expressed in your letter do not truly represent the thoughts of those to which it intended from"
    • Asks the neighbour to take her letter as intended, too, "to raise awareness and promote understanding and acceptance of people that are different to ourselves".
  16. Three-mile tailbacks on M5 southbound

    Highways England says the queues on the M5 are southbound are stretching back for three miles now.

    The are urging drivers to "consider alternative routes".

    Drivers caught within the road closure area are being urged to stay with their vehicles, and are being released past the incident via the hard shoulder.

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  17. Full statement from Highways England

    The northbound carriageway of the M5 has now reopened after the air ambulance left the scene.

    But there are diversions in place for southbound traffic.

    It's going to be a long evening for bank holiday motorists

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