Somerset

Chelsea Women 5-0 Yeovil Town Ladies: Five different scorers for Blues

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 16:09
Chelsea thrash Yeovil Town to move up to third place in the Women's Super League as the Glovers have Nicola Cousins sent off.
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Norton Fitzwarren rail crashes remembered with plaque

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 15:30
Villagers helped remove the dead from the wreckage of both crashes, in 1890 and 1940.
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Northern and South Western rail strikes disrupt events

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 11:42
Rugby fans will also be affected as staff at two of the country's biggest rail operators stop working.
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Midsomer scouts 'gutted' after vandals destroy hut

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:04
The First Midsomer Norton Scouts spent five years renovating the building.
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Bridgwater's miniature castle restored after £600k revamp

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:21
The castle was built in Bridgwater to show off the potential of concrete, but fell into disrepair.
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Premiership: Bath v Worcester Warriors

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:52
Team news as Bath host Worcester Warriors in Saturday's Premiership fixture at The Rec (12:45 GMT).
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'Dangerously underweight' seal pup rescued from Weymouth Beach

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:47
The one-month-old grey seal pup also had several bite wounds when it was discovered on Weymouth Beach.
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Delayed town revamp 'has wasted £10m' over 10 years

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 18:35
A Taunton councillor says the money was spent on consultants working on a regeneration scheme.
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Stormzy to headline Glastonbury Festival 2019

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 17:16
He will be the first UK rapper and grime artist to headline the festival.
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Bath: Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke agree new contracts

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 15:27
Bath players Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke all agree long-term contract extensions.
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Samantha Murray: London 2012 silver medallist retires from modern pentathlon

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:02
Britain's Samantha Murray, who won silver at the 2012 London Olympics, retires from modern pentathlon at the age of 29.
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Badger culling has 'modest' effect in cutting cattle TB

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:12
An independent scientific review says badger culling can have a modest effect in reducing cattle TB.
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Three people die in car crash on A358 in Somerset

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:07
A man in his 20s and a man and a woman in their 70s were killed on the A358 in Somerset.
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Badger cull: Vets accuse ministers of 'barefaced lies'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 06:08
Campaigners accuse the government of telling "bare faced lies" about the effectiveness of badger culls.
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Sam Underhill must adapt to be genuine world-class back row - Jeremy Guscott

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:18
Sam Underhill's performance against the All Blacks was industrious, but he could be so much more, writes England legend Jeremy Guscott.
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A358 in Somerset crash: One person dies

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 10:12
The collision involving two cars happened on the A358 between Ilminster and Taunton.
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Emily Eavis hints at Glastonbury 2019 headline act

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 08:12
Glastonbury co-organiser, Emily Eavis, says there's going to be a big "British artist" headlining on the Friday night.
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Armistice Day: WW1 graves dug on Rode village green

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 15:03
The village is remembering soldiers who did not return to Rode after the world wars.
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FA Cup first round: Weston-super-Mare's PE teacher hoping to thwart Wrexham

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 11:26
BBC Points West speaks to Weston-super-Mare goalkeeper and PE teacher Luke Purnell before their FA Cup tie against Wrexham.
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Field Marshal Haig 1920s silk poppies found in time for Armistice Day

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/10/2018 - 10:48
A Royal British Legion volunteer makes the "amazing discovery" while searching for paperwork at home.
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