An inquest into the death of Trowbridge bishop and father-of-two Tony Palmer, who died after his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision with an Audi near Chelwood, south of Bristol, on July 20 is now not due to go ahead for some time.

This week the Avon Coroner’s office confirmed that Mr Palmer, of Hornbeam Road, who grew up in South Africa, had been identified.

The inqust, which was due to open on Wednesday, will now take place held in the next couple of weeks.