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The family of a 14-year-old girl who was stamped on, kicked in the head and repeatedly punched in a three-and-a-half hour assault in a Weston-super-Mare park have hit out at the sentences given to her four teenage attackers.

The family of an autistic man who killed himself after spending the last 24 hours of his life begging for professional help have hit out at the ‘catalogue of errors’ which led to his death.

A ‘vile sexual predator’ from Weston-super-Mare who sent topless pictures to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl has been spared jail – despite being caught red-handed by online paedophile hunters who warn any child could meet ‘evil’ people on social media.

A 23-year-old drink-driver from Yatton has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a teenager in a fatal crash on Valentine’s Day.

A 44-year-old man who was found dead on his friend’s sofa in Weston-super-Mare had cocaine and heroin in his system, a coroner has concluded.

A man who drank two bottles of whisky before carrying out a racially-aggravated assault on a security guard at Weston General Hospital has been jailed.

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