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South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

BBC Bristol News Feed - 9 hours 9 min ago
Commuters and Royal Ascot racegoers are hit as South Western Railway staff start a five-day walkout.
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Tatiana Stankovic Davis: Inquest records death from leukaemia

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:07
Tatiana Stankovic Davis raised almost £20,000 to buy Lego sets for children in hospital.
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County Championship: Neil Dexter hits career-best 180 for Leicestershire v Gloucestershire

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:31
Leicestershire's Neil Dexter hits a career-best 180 and Hasan Azad also hits a ton on the opening day against Gloucestershire.
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Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals named

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:55
Eight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads eaten by patients.
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Bath Spa University to hand out drink spike testing cards

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 08:40
The university and students' union are taking action after hearing the problem is worsening.
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Bath men's post-natal group aims to beat 'macho culture'

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 06:40
A new support group in Bath begins to help fathers affected by anxiety and low mood.
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South Western Railway strike set to hit Royal Ascot

BBC Bristol News Feed - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 00:23
The RMT is planning a five-day strike in a row with South Western Railway over guards on trains.
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Driver failed to stop before hitting wall outside Congresbury pub

BBC Bristol News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:30
The man, with children in his car, was followed by police for nearly nine miles before crashing.
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Anger as vandals destroy Pucklechurch allotments

BBC Bristol News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 10:17
Thousands of pounds worth of damage has been caused at the site.
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Men jailed for Bristol City and Swansea violence

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:34
Two men are sent to prison for their part in a disturbance at a football game between Bristol City and Swansea City.
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Planning meeting moved to allow great crested newt removal

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 18:11
A planning meeting is brought forward to allow developers to clear a site before hibernation starts.
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County Championship: Roderick & Higgins make tons in Sussex-Gloucestershire draw

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 17:35
Gareth Roderick hits 158 and Ryan Higgins an unbeaten 119 as Gloucestershire draw with Sussex at Arundel.
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Sick South African woman's deportation threat dropped

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:31
Irene Nel's daughter Desree Taylor said she sobbed when she heard her mother could stay.
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Cabot Learning Federation to build new primary free school in Warmley

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 14:17
The school is part of a tranche of 22 free schools being given funding by central government.
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Conor Coltman jailed for Bristol bicycle hit-and-run

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 11:55
Conor Coltman admits knocking down a woman in her 70s as she was crossing a road in Bristol.
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Elderly and young unite over Somerset gardening project

BBC Bristol News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 08:51
The Growing Together project is designed to bring two generations together with gardening.
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County Championship: Gloucestershire and Sussex heading for draw after rain

BBC Bristol News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 18:22
Gareth Roderick and Chris Dent hit half-centuries for Gloucestershire, who are heading towards a draw at Sussex.
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Jordi van Stappershoef: Bristol Rovers sign Dutch keeper from FC Volendam

BBC Bristol News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 16:49
League One side Bristol Rovers sign Dutch goalkeeper Jordi van Stappershoef on a free transfer after his release by FC Volendam.
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County Championship: Lewis Gregory 11-53 match haul helps Somerset thrash Kent

BBC Bristol News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 16:01
Lewis Gregory takes 11-53 in the match as County Championship leaders Somerset bowl out Kent for 59 to win at Canterbury.
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Queen Victoria's bloomers sell for £1,000 at auction

BBC Bristol News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 14:57
The royal underwear is approximately 44in (112cm) at the waist and embroidered with initials VR.
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