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Taunton woman, 82, is same age as her Christmas tree

BBC Somerset News Feed - 9 hours 49 min ago
Wilma Gravenor was given the tree when she was six months old.
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Andrew Dymock charged with 12 terror offences

BBC Somerset News Feed - 16 hours 41 min ago
Andrew Dymock, from Bath, was arrested on Wednesday after an investigation by counter terrorism police.
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UK patient diagnosed with monkeypox

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:36
It is believed the patient contracted the infection while visiting Nigeria, Public Health England said.
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General election 2019: 'Extremism' row over signs in Somerset

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:32
Some people are "angry, hostile and dangerous", a campaigner says after signs are destroyed by fire.
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Row erupts over dredging of silted up Watchet marina

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/04/2019 - 04:13
Boat owners say vessels are unable to use Watchet harbour at low tide because it is so full of mud.
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Turnip Prize: Knickers win spoof art award

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 20:19
This year's winner edged out other contenders including a romaine lettuce leaf and a pot of thyme.
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Bath: Charlie Ewels and Zach Mercer out for around three months

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 17:57
Bath's Charlie Ewels and Zach Mercer are set to miss two to three months with knee injuries, though neither will need surgery.
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Andy Szaruta crash death: Man admits killing ex-Marine

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:59
Andy Szaruta was a decorated war hero who served in the Falklands and Northern Ireland.
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Yeovil dance group for people with disabilities opens

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 15:36
The group is funded by Discovery which runs support services for Somerset County Council.
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Josh Davey: Somerset seam bowler signs new three-year contract

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:38
Somerset's Scotland international seam bowler Josh Davey signs a contract extension until 2022.
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South Western Railway strike: Union in fresh talks call

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:14
RMT union members are in the second of 27 days of strike action on South Western Railway.
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South Western Railway strike: 27-day walk out begins

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 18:36
It follows a row over guards on South Western Railway services, which run from London Waterloo.
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UK Championship: Judd Trump knocked out by Nigel Bond in third round

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 17:48
World number one Judd Trump is knocked out by Nigel Bond in the third round of the UK Championship in York.
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Jamie Chadwick: British female racer to compete in Asian F3 series

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 16:37
Great Britain's Jamie Chadwick will compete for Absolute Racing in the Asian F3 series over the winter.
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Bromley 1-1 Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 17:38
Rhys Murphy scores in the seventh minute of stoppage time as Yeovil snatch a draw against Bromley in the National League.
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England in New Zealand: Jack Leach taken to hospital with gastroenteritis

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 06:30
England spinner Jack Leach is admitted to hospital with gastroenteritis during the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
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South Western Railway: Andy Mellors to be replaced as managing director

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 17:45
South Western Railway's managing director, who has been leading talks to avert strike action, will move to a new role.
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Burnham-on-Sea Christmas lights display hit over safety fears

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:31
People in Trinity Close in Burnham-on-Sea have collected thousands for charity for 20 years.
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Unopened Carlauren care homes firm in administration

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 19:30
Investors claim tens of millions of pounds are unaccounted for at Carlauren.
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Conservative leaflet bungle mistakes Wells for Wales

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 16:03
James Heappey, the Conservative candidate for Wells, described the mistake as "very embarrassing".
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