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Alex Britton was tragically killed on the A303 in 2021. Picture: Hampshire Police

Family of A303 crash victim Alex Britton make heartfelt plea to drivers over mobiles

THE family of a young mum tragically killed in a crash caused by a lorry driver using his mobile…

20mph limits could be introduced in 15 Somerset towns and villages. Picture: Pixabay

20mph speed limits proposed in 15 Somerset towns and villages: Full list

NEW 20mph speed limits are being proposed in 15 Somerset communities. Somerset Council has proposed the new limits for drivers…

Work is being carried out to improve the A354/New Road junction. Picture: Google

Temporary lights and reduced speed limit during work at accident blackspot near Sherborne

SPEED limits are being cut and temporary traffic lights installed at an accident blackspot near Sherborne as work to…

A weather warning covering Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset is in place on Thursday. Picture: Met Office

Easter weekend weather: Warnings ahead of bank holiday weekend

PLANNING for the Easter weekend is underway – but beware the weather this bank holiday. The Met Office has issued…

People can get their car washed for a good cause at Tisbury Fire Station on Saturday. Picture: Google

Get your car washed this weekend – and raise cash for charity

A CAR wash is being held at Tisbury fire station on Saturday (March 30) in aid of the Fire…

Roadworks being removed – and when you should set off to miss Easter traffic

MORE than 850 miles of roadworks will be removed ahead of this coming Easter weekend as millions plan to…

Temporary lights are set to be in place on the B3081 Shaftesbury Road for around seven days. Picture: Google

Temporary traffic lights set for busy Shaftesbury route during cabling work

TEMPORARY traffic lights are set to be installed on a busy route near Shaftesbury as roadworks take place. Work is…

Police catch more than 80 people using mobiles behind the wheel during two-week operation

SCORES of people were caught using mobile phones behind the wheel during a crackdown in Somerset. Avon and Somerset Roads…

The diversion route while the B3081 Shaftesbury Road in Gillingham is closed

Busy Gillingham road to close overnight for resurfacing work this week

A BUSY Gillingham road is to close again for resurfacing work. Shaftesbury Road, between the Ham Roundabout and Cole Street…

Benjamin Vincent, 22, was caught driving at 124mph on the A303 through Wiltshire

Ban for Shroton man caught driving at 124mph on the A303

A MAN has been fined more than £400 and banned from driving after being clocked at 124mph on the…