Court for man charged under explosives act

A MAN charged with making explosives will appear before magistrates today (Mon).

Phillip Leonard, aged 36, was arrested on Friday morning after a warrant was carried out at a house in Beatty Way, Burnham.

He will now appear at Sedgemoor Magistrates Court today to face four charges of making explosives.

Neighbours had to be evacuated on Friday after a 100m safety cordon was put in place, which was lifted later that night.

* Keep an eye on the Mercury website throughout the day as we will provide live updates from court *

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