Armed officers and military personnel are set to remain on the streets across Avon and Somerset until at least Tuesday, but the country’s terror threat has now been lowered from ‘critical’ to ‘severe’.
The four candidates who are contesting the Wells constituency seat will debate a number of issues at a hustings event in Burnham next Wednesday. But, who are they? Here are the details of who is running in Wells.
Former Wells MP James Heappey – who is hoping to be re-elected in the General Election on June 8 – has been cleared by the CPS of any wrong-doing after a year-long investigation into his 2015 election expenses.
Somerset took to the polls yesterday (Thursday) for the county council elections, with the Conservatives enjoying a clean sweep in the Sedgemoor division – ensuring an overall majority and retaining control of the council.