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Bristol homeless project born out of family's loss
Meg Abernethy-Hope and her family help homeless people in Bristol in memory of her brother Billy.

Haircuts for homeless scheme to be rolled out

A hairdresser from Bath, who's been providing free haircuts to homeless people in the city for the last few years, is rolling out the idea into Bristol.

Eddie Ilic started "Eddie's Street Cuts" because he'd struggled with addiction issues in the past and wanted to give something back.

He's now in the process of expanding the project to Bristol.

Severe disruption: M4 Bridgend westbound

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M4 Bridgend westbound severe disruption, before J36 for A4061 Bridgend.

M4 Bridgend - In the road on M4 westbound before J36, A4061 (Bridgend). Traffic is coping well. Approach with care.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Bristol eastbound

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M4 Bristol eastbound severe disruption, between J20 for M5 J15 and J19 for M32.

M4 Bristol - One lane closed and it's slow on M4 eastbound in Gloucestershire between J20, M5 J15 (Almondsbury Interchange) and J19, M32 (Bristol), because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Cardiff westbound

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M4 Cardiff westbound severe disruption, from J30 for A4232 Pentwyn Link Road to J32 for A470.

M4 Cardiff - M4 partially blocked westbound from J30, A4232 (Cardiff Gate) to J32, A470 (Coryton Interchange), because of wood on the road. Approach with care.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Cardiff eastbound

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M4 Cardiff eastbound severe disruption, at J32 for A470.

M4 Cardiff - M4 lane blocked on exit slip road to one and queues eastbound at J32, A470 (Coryton Interchange), because of a car that's broken down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M4 Newport eastbound

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M4 Newport eastbound severe accident, from J29 for A48 to J28 for A48.

M4 Newport - One lane blocked and it's very slow on M4 eastbound from J29 A48(M) to J28, A48 (Tredegar Park), because of an accident involving four cars.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Bristol westbound

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M4 Bristol westbound severe disruption, at J19 for M32.

M4 Bristol - One lane closed on M4 westbound in Gloucestershire at J19, M32 (Bristol), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

The Wave sessions suspended after surfers 'disappointed'

Surfers
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The West's new inland surfing lake, The Wave, at Easter Compton - has suspended its intermediate sessions after disappointed feedback from some surfers.

The attraction, which opened less than a month ago, will continue to run beginner and advanced sessions.

But their intermediate setting wasn't performing as hoped - so it's refunded bookings and will switch to a different option, once it's been properly risk-assessed.

Severe accident: M5 Bristol southbound

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M5 Bristol southbound severe accident, at J18 for M49.

M5 Bristol - One lane closed and it's slow on M5 southbound in City of Bristol at J18 M49, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M5 Somerset northbound

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M5 Somerset northbound severe disruption, between J23 for A39 and J22 for .

M5 Somerset - One lane closed on M5 northbound between J23, A39 (Bridgwater North) and J22, Burnham-On-Sea, because of a broken down crane. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Margam rail workers' deaths: 'Something tragically went wrong'
The son-in-law of one of the men who died says Network Rail need to "step up" after the tragedy.

Severe disruption: M5 Somerset southbound

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M5 Somerset southbound severe disruption, between J24 for A38 Taunton Road and J25 for A358.

M5 Somerset - One lane closed on M5 southbound between J24, A38 (Bridgwater South) and J25, A358 (Taunton), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Newport westbound

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M4 Newport westbound severe disruption, at J25A for A4042 Newport.

M4 Newport - M4 entry slip road partially blocked and it's slow westbound at J25a, A4042 (Newport), because of a lorry that's broken down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M5 Bristol northbound

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M5 Bristol northbound severe accident, after J15 for M4 J20.

M5 Bristol - One lane closed and it's slow on M5 northbound in Gloucestershire after J15, M4 J20 (Almondsbury Interchange), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Bristol westbound

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M4 Bristol westbound severe disruption, between J19 for M32 and J20 for M5 J15.

M4 Bristol - One lane closed and it's heavy on M4 westbound in Gloucestershire between J19, M32 (Bristol) and J20, M5 J15 (Almondsbury Interchange), because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Mental health arts group to exhibit in Bristol

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A Bristol-based social care charity is putting its art on display this weekend for the public.

Milestone Trust is exhibiting work from its art programme where people with mental health needs, dementia and learning disabilities have been exploring their creative side.

Art programme co-ordinator, Louise Copping, said everyone that takes part in the art programme "gets a sense of community" and "freedom".

"I believe everybody has a creative side to them".

She hopes the programme will have a place in Bristol's artistic community.

Paul, a participant in the art programme said: "I've widened my social circle by going to art group".

"Its a very friendly atmosphere and the kindness, supporting each other when we don't feel good" He added.

The exhibition will be on display at Centrespace in Bristol from 23 November.

Severe disruption: M5 Somerset northbound

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M5 Somerset northbound severe disruption, at J22 for .

M5 Somerset - M5 exit slip road closed and stationary northbound at J22, Burnham-On-Sea, because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M5 Bristol northbound

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M5 Bristol northbound severe disruption, from J19 for A369 Martcombe Road to J18 for M49.

M5 Bristol - Two lanes closed on M5 northbound in Somerset from J19, A369 (Portishead) to J18 M49, because of emergency repairs. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Newport westbound

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M4 Newport westbound severe disruption, at J28 for A48.

M4 Newport - M4 in Bassaleg lane blocked on exit slip road westbound at J28, A48 (Tredegar Park), because of a car that's broken down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M4 Neath Port Talbot westbound

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M4 Neath Port Talbot westbound severe accident, from J42 for A483 Swansea East to J43 for A465.

M4 Neath Port Talbot - One lane blocked and queues on M4 westbound from J42, A483 (Swansea East) to J43, A465 (Llandarcy), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M5 Bristol northbound

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M5 Bristol northbound severe accident, from J17 for A4018 to J16 for A38 Gloucester Road.

M5 Bristol - M5 in Gloucestershire partially blocked and queues northbound from J17, A4018 (Cribbs Causeway) to J16, A38 (Aztec West), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Bristol westbound

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M4 Bristol westbound severe disruption, from J22 for M49 to J23 for M48.

M4 Bristol - One lane closed on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge westbound in Monmouthshire from J22 M49 to J23 M48, because of a police investigation. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M48 Gloucestershire eastbound

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M48 Gloucestershire eastbound severe disruption, at J1 for A403.

M48 Gloucestershire - One lane blocked on M48 eastbound at J1, A403 (Aust), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M5 Bristol southbound

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M5 Bristol southbound severe disruption, from J18 for M49 to J19 for A369 Martcombe Road.

M5 Bristol - One lane closed on M5 southbound in City of Bristol from J18 M49 to J19, A369 (Portishead), because of flooding. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M4 Bristol westbound

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M4 Bristol westbound severe disruption, from J22 for M49 to M48.

M4 Bristol - Lorry that's broken down and a shed load on M4 Prince of Wales Bridge westbound from J22 M49 in Gloucestershire to M48 in Monmouthshire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M4 Bristol westbound

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M4 Bristol westbound severe accident, from J22 for M49 to J23 for M48.

M4 Bristol - One lane closed and it's heavy on M4 westbound from J22 M49 in Gloucestershire to J23 M48 in Monmouthshire, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time