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Half of Somerset's libraries under threat of closure

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:31
Fifteen of 34 libraries would need community involvement to remain open, the council said.
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Otis Khan: Yeovil Town boss Darren Way says club could lose midfielder

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:49
Yeovil Town midfielder Otis Khan could leave the club after they received a "substantial" bid for him, says boss Darren Way.
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Hairdresser following dream with stand-up wheelchair

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:02
Mitch Chalmers was left paralysed from the chest down after a motocross accident.
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Dunn and Mercer in England squad

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:54
Harlequins' 20-year-old prop Lewis Boyce is one of eight uncapped players in the England squad for the Six Nations opener against Italy in Rome.
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Anya Shrubsole: England vice-captain wins ICC Spirit of Cricket award

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:02
England vice-captain Anya Shrubsole wins the ICC's Spirit of Cricket award for her "humility and sportsmanship" during last year's World Cup.
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How Taunton cared for German child refugees

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:42
Somerset town twinning association is looking for people with memories of children of war.
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Man's bomb hoax to stop wife’s night out in Minehead

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:34
Court hears Mo Ahmed was angry his wife was going out while he worked two jobs to make ends meet.
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New nuclear plant at Sizewell '20% cheaper than Hinkley'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 14:54
EDF Energy plans to build Sizewell C, located to the north of the existing Sizewell B plant on the Suffolk coast.
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Cooper Vuna: Bath sign former Worcester Warriors wing on short-term deal

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:25
Tonga and former Worcester Warriors wing Cooper Vuna signs for Premiership club Bath on a short-term deal.
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University of Bath vice-chancellor voted out in pay row

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:54
Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell, who earns £468,000, is the highest paid university vice-chancellor in the UK.
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Seal trapped at Port Talbot beach 'doing brilliantly'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:42
A seal pup trapped for days beneath rocks on Aberavon Beach is almost ready to return to the sea.
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Three new options for Somerset dual carriageway plans

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:55
Highways England was criticised for a previous consultation which only included one route option.
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Army bids farewell to Lynx helicopter with flypast tour

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:45
The farewell flypast has been organised to mark the helicopter's 40 years of service.
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Somerset: Lewis Gregory to captain the county in T20 Blast in 2018

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:34
Lewis Gregory is to captain Somerset in this summer's T20 Blast.
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Semesa Rokoduguni: Six Nations to come too soon for injured Bath wing

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:57
Bath and England wing Semesa Rokoduguni is to miss the Six Nations as he recovers from injury, reports BBC Radio Bristol.
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Jackson Willison: Bath sign Worcester Warriors centre from next season

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:27
Worcester Warriors' New Zealand-born centre Jackson Willison is to leave to join Bath at the end of the season.
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Carillion collapse raises job fears

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:12
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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Josh Lewis: Dragons sign ex-Ebbw Vale fly-half from Bath

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:10
Former Ebbw Vale fly-half Josh Lewis is to join Dragons from Bath for the start of the 2018-19 season.
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Clevedon water parasite boil notice lifted

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:01
Bristol Water apologises and offers compensation after cryptosporidium was found.
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Council accused of keeping 300 grave cemetery find 'hush hush'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:47
North Somerset Council said it "seems" like a cover-up, but publicising cemetery excavations was not common practice.
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