Readers have had their say on a knife amnesty bin which has been placed in Weston Town Hall as part of a week of action to tackle knife crime in the district.
New police officers and more investment in proactive operations to tackle burglary, drugs and violent crime are now possible, after an increase to the police precept was approved.
Silent stars from across Avon and Somerset Constabulary's force area have been celebrated in the Pride Awards 2019.
The elected leader of Avon and Somerset Constabulary said she is 'concerned' the force will continue to miss out on Government funding in the years to come despite a planned overhaul in how police forces are allocated money.
The process which may mean Chief Constable Nick Gargan will have to resign from his post has begun - as the cost of his misconduct hearing case reaches more than £570,000.
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