YOUNG people in Bridgwater can apply to become a police cadet in one of two new units which will start this autumn.

The Avon and Somerset Volunteer Police Cadet pilot scheme saw 29 cadets, aged 14 to 17, recruited in South Gloucestershire last year.

Recruitment for the new units, based in Churchill in North Somerset and Taunton, will be between September 3 and 23.

Application forms can be downloaded from