Somerset

A Bristol charity recreates the experience of dementia

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 09:40
Milestones Trust is training staff to understand what dementia patients go through on a daily basis.
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Yeovil Town 1-2 Swindon Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 17:59
Swindon Town come from behind to beat Yeovil Town thanks to goals from Kellan Gordon and Keshi Anderson.
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Guide dogs: Coping with retirement and death

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 16:10
What challenges does the retirement or death of a guide dog present for their owners?
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Bath University vice-chancellor told to 'move on' at staff event

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:08
University of Bath vice-chancellor Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell is the highest paid vice-chancellor in the country.
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Premiership: London Irish v Bath

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:30
Team news as London Irish host Bath in Sunday's Premiership fixture at Madejski Stadium (15:00 GMT).
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Glitter banned by Dorset children's nursery chain

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:22
The art material is a "dangerous" microplastic which can enter the food chain, the nursery chain says.
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Avon and Somerset Police to introduce spit hoods from January

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 09:40
The transparent mesh fabric hoods are used to prevent those arrested from spitting or biting officers.
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Two women rescued from Weston-super-Mare suspected brothel

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:38
Police raided a massage parlour and a residential property in the town.
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Price of Football 2017: Women's Super League remains cheapest in Britain

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:05
The Women's Super League has the highest increases across all ticket categories in 2017-18, but remains Britain's cheapest league to watch live football.
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Price of Football 2017: League Two ticket prices rise

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 22:03
The cost of watching football in League Two rises more than in any other English league for the 2017-18 season, the Price of Football 2017 study finds.
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Bath and North East Somerset Council to cut 300 jobs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:11
Staff have been informed that 15% of jobs will be lost from a workforce of 2,000 by 2020.
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Men charged over blaze at Bath tattoo parlour

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:31
The pair are accused of setting fire to Just Good Tattoos in Bath 11 days after it opened.
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Miracle the seal recovering after Aberavon beach rescue

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:21
A seal pup rescued from under a one-tonne boulder is being nursed back to health at a rescue centre.
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Ashes: Craig Overton in 'pole position' for England debut - Shane Bond

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:05
Craig Overton is in "pole position" to make his England debut in the first Ashes Test, says bowling consultant Shane Bond.
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'Inadequate' GP service in Somerset may get NHS help

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 08:13
Paramedics and nurses will be used if private firm Vocare gets "very busy".
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I'm A Celebrity: Boris Johnson's dad Stanley in confirmed line-up

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:26
The foreign secretary's father, a footballer and some soap stars... it's I'm A Celebrity time again.
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Jack Leach: Somerset spinner says remodelling his action was a 'dark time'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:21
Somerset spinner Jack Leach says he is a better bowler for having gone through the "dark time" of remodelling his action.
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Winter Olympics: GB bobsleigh pilot Donna Creighton 'gutted' to miss out on dream

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 15:47
Ex-Great Britain skeleton slider turned bobsleigh pilot Donna Creighton retires from the sport after failing to secure a £30,000 crowdfunding target.
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Winter repairs on Kennet and Avon Canal in Bath

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:24
Rescuing 300-pounds of fish and scraping down 200-year-old bricks is part of the work.
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Spoken word poet Toby Thompson performs A Day to Remember about WW1

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:44
Toby Thompson performs his poem A Day to Remember - a commemoration of the Battle of Aubers Ridge in 1915.
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