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A sheep farmer has been found guilty of animal cruelty, after his animals were left ill, injured and emaciated.

The family of a Somerset teenager, who committed suicide just two hours after being visited by community psychiatric nurses, say they ‘hope and pray’ changes to treatment for mental health patients will prevent other families from also losing loved ones.

A man who shattered another man’s jaw with a single punch in a row over littering has been given a suspended sentence and ordered to pay £2,000 in compensation to his victim.

A Weston-super-Mare carer is facing the sack after being found guilty of slapping a man with Down’s syndrome in the face and punching him in the chest.

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