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Summary

  1. Updates from across the West of England on Tuesday, 22 November

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. BBC1's Christmas at the Cathedral

    The BBC has announced it's festive highlights and this year they include a televisual trip to Bristol.

    Along with two Bake Off specials, a Raymond Briggs film and Mrs Brown's Boy, viewers are being invited to Christmas Day worship at Bristol Cathedral.

    Click here to read more about the scheduling.

    Bristol Cathedral

    And that's it for BBC Local Live for today. We'll be live again from 7am tomorrow offering more news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the West of England.

  2. Treasured possessions stolen

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    Video caption: A Cheltenham woman has had a safe containing war medals and jewellery stolen

    Jan Blomer from Cheltenham has had a safe containing her most treasured possessions stolen.

    The items include her father's war medals and her mother's jewellery.

    It also contained locks of hair from them both.

  3. Four foreign workers arrested in Gloucestershire

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    Video caption: Four foreign workers have been arrested in Gloucestershire as part of a European-wide oper

    Four foreign workers have been arrested in Gloucestershire as part of a European-wide operation to target criminals who commit crime abroad. 

    Operation Trivium was set up to tackle everything from human trafficking and forced labour to distraction thefts. 

    With the help of the police helicopter, one of the men was tracked down to a small, muddy water culvert in the Forest of Dean.

  4. Anyone up for the graveyard shift?

    It may not be a job for the faint-hearted, but Arnos Vale Cemetery in Bristol is advertising for a new caretaker.

    And while it might sound too creepy for some, the Cemetery's Chief Executive, Mike Coe, says the role is actually quite normal.

    Here's the (slightly spooky) job description, which wasn't at all exaggerated by BBC Radio Bristol: 

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    Video caption: Arnos Vale in Bristol is looking for a new caretaker. Is this the scariest job in Bristol?
  5. Neolithic discoveries made at army sites

    Flint arrowheads

    Archaeologists working near Larkhill and Bulford have uncovered new neolithic finds which predate Wiltshire's famous Stonehenge.

    At Larkhill, they found a ceremonial gathering place which dates from around 3,650 BC. The teams working there also found pottery, flint tools, animal bones and bits of human skull.

    Pick axes made from antler
    Quote Message: These discoveries are changing the way we think about prehistoric Wiltshire, and about the Stonehenge landscape in particular. from Martin Brown Principal archaeologist for WYG
    Martin BrownPrincipal archaeologist for WYG
    Pieces of the pottery found on site

    A unique double henge was discovered at Bulford, the only example known in Britain. These date back to 2,900 BC.

    The digs come ahead of the construction of new Army Service Family Accommodation at both sites.

    Archaeologists at work