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Summary

  1. Updates on elections across the West of England on Friday, 6 May 2016

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. And Bristol's new Mayor is...?

    ...still unknown. Four years ago it was a two-horse race between Marvin Rees (Labour) and George Ferguson (Independent) - might we have a repeat this year?

    Marvin Rees and George Ferguson

    Votes are being counted from 9am tomorrow and the winner is expected to be announced by late-afternoon.

    We'll be here with a special Local Live page to reflect how the day pans out.

    See you then.

  2. Today's final result is in! Gloucester remains blue

    All the results are in and, like with Cheltenham and Stroud, there's no change for Gloucester City Council.

    With a turnout of 34%, the Conservatives have won 22 seats, Labour 10 and the Liberal Democrats 7.

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  3. Gloucestershire PCC election: 'Lack of information very poor'

    Gloucestershire's re-elected police and crime commissioner, Martin Surl, responds to why he thinks there were thousands of spoiled ballot papers.

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  4. Avon and Somerset PCC election: "We will keep politics out of policing"

    Sue Mountstevens, the re-elected Avon and Somerset police and crime commissioner, has thanked her supporters and stated she will keep politics out of policing for a further four years.

    Here is the moment the result was announced.

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  5. Bath Rugby star walks free after student knocked out

    Alafoti Faosiliva

    Bath Rugby's Alafoti Faosiliva, 30, has avoided jail sentence after knocking a student unconscious in an "unprovoked" attack.

    The Samoan, who admitted assaulting Nissi Kyeremeh, was given an eight week sentence suspended for 12 months.

    Read the full story here.

  6. Avon and Somerset PCC election: Sue Mountstevens re-elected

    Sue Mountstevens

    Sue Mountsevens (Independent) has been re-elected as police and crime commissioner for Avon and Somerset.

    She won with a total of 118,547 votes - almost 18,000 more than Labour's Kerry Barker.

  7. Avon and Somerset PCC election: Independent v Labour

    Scott Ellis explains the two-horse race to be Avon and Somerset's police and crime commissioner.

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  8. Somerset shooting: Two others sought

    A white tent is erected at the caravan park

    Following an earlier arrest, Detective Superintendent Andy Bevan has asked for more help in finding two other people.

    "As part of this on-going inquiry we are now also keen to speak to John Broadway, 37, and Donna Broadway, 26, who have yet to come forward," he said.

    "Neither are considered to pose any risk to the public but we would urge the pair to contact us directly."

    Detectives are investigating after a fatal shooting at a property near Ilton, Somerset, on Thursday evening.

  9. Avon and Somerset PCC election: Round two

    Sue Mountevens (Independent) is leading the way, but not by a clear majority. 

    Therefore the counting is under way again at Bath University, but this time it's the second preference votes being counted.

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  10. BreakingSomerset shooting: Charlie Broadway hands himself in

    Charlie Broadway

    Charlie Broadway has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder, Avon and Somerset Police have said.

    The 23-year-old handed himself in after a manhunt which lasted several hours.

    A man in his 50s and another in his 20s were shot at a property near Ilton, Somerset, just before 20:00 BST on Thursday.

    The older man died at the scene.

  11. Gloucestershire PCC election: Martin Surl re-elected

    Martin Surl

    Independent Martin Surl remains as the police and crime commissioner for Gloucestershire for another four years. 

    He received a total of 78,592 votes - 27,025 more than Conservative candidate Will Windsor-Clive (51,567).

    "I feel very humbled and quite tired after a long campaign," said Mr Surl in his victory speech. 

    "I'll do my very best to serve the county well and make sure the police serve you well."

  12. A warm, dry and hazy afternoon

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    Video caption: Dry and hazy sunshine for the afternoon, says BBC Weather's Holly Green

    BBC Weather's Holly Green forecasts plenty of warm weather from now into the weekend, but there's also a risk of isolated thundery downpours.

  13. Somerset shooting: Police using all resources

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    Video caption: Police appeal to a man, who is wanted in connection with a shooting, to hand himself in.

    "We are looking for you Charlie," says Detective Superintendent Andy Bevan of Avon and Somerset Police.

    "Every available resource we have is being used to locate and arrest him," he adds.  

    Mr Broadway, 23, is being sought in connection with a double shooting in Somerset on Thursday, one man was shot dead and another injured.

    Read the full story here.

  14. Somerset shooting: "Hand yourself in", suspect told

    Detectives trying to find Charlie Broadway - wanted in connection with a double shooting - have appealed for the 23-year-old to hand himself in.

    One man aged in his 50s was killed and another man in his 20s injured in the shooting at a property near Ilton, just before 20:00 BST on Thursday.

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  15. Gloucestershire PCC election: Surl leading the way

    Independent Martin Surl is leading the way in the race to be Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner.

    However after the counting of the first preference votes his margin is not great enough for overall victory.

    Third placed Barry Kirby (Labour) has been eliminated and a count of the second preference votes for Mr Surl and Will Windsor-Clive (Conservative) is under way.

  16. Gloucestershire elections: Headphone horror