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Alastair McKee investigates why there's no money for urgent repairs at a dilapidated school in Weston-super-Mare. Governors at the school say there are holes in the floor, leaking ceilings and dead animals under the floorboards. Education experts say the conditions are completely unacceptable for children to learn in.

Plus, a tribute to the Gloucestershire teenager Rosie Kilburn who inspired thousands of people with an online diary charting her battle with cancer. Rosie passed away last month, but not before she raised thousands of pounds for cancer charities.

On the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, Professor Mark Horton tells the epic story of how the book was first translated into English. William Tyndale from Gloucestershire was determined to make the Bible accessible to the common man but he faced fierce opposition. Now there's an ambitious project to create a complete reading of the King James Bible on YouTube.

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Oct 2011 19:30
BBC One West


Role Contributor
PresenterAlastair McKee
Series EditorRoger Farrant