Somerset

Taunton Town Football Club building for future at higher level

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:01
Taunton Town announce plans to improve the ground they have called home since 1953.
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'Predatory and manipulative' former Bridgwater PC barred

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/31/2020 - 10:34
Ex Somerset PC Ed Farrow "caused significant harm to vulnerable people", says the police watchdog.
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Farm shop owner 'gutted' after thieves steal produce

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 18:22
Eggs, milk and vegetables destined to support the local community were taken during the break-in.
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Coronavirus: 'Decisive action' taken on rail contracts

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 16:33
Great Western Railway has a new three year deal and Southeastern has a new two year contract.
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Women arrested in Somerset after police 'spat and coughed at'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 07:53
Police said the assaults were "particularly abhorrent in light of the public health crisis".
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Coronavirus: Thousands of council staff moved to the frontline

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/30/2020 - 00:08
Leisure centre staff are among those being moved to the frontline as councils cope with shortages.
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Coronavirus: Three deaths confirmed in Somerset

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 15:02
All three patients had underlying health conditions, Somerset health bosses said.
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Coronavirus: Canal towpaths 'like middle of Tesco'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 13:41
Bosses defend keeping canal towpaths open despite residents saying social-distancing is impossible.
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Heirloom plants: Saving the nation's seeds from extinction

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/28/2020 - 07:04
The incredible history of the UK's heirloom plants and why they're set to make a comeback.
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Coronavirus: Bath backpacker desperately trying to get home

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 21:02
Jazz Turner says two flights from Australia have been cancelled is not sure when she will return.
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Shapwick School near Bridgwater in 'shock' collapse

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:20
The special needs school is set to close at the end of term after running out of funds.
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Coronavirus: 'There's no going back'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 00:04
People stranded in Britain hundreds or thousands of miles from their loved ones share their stories.
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The companies that need workers

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:00
Out of work? These companies need workers right now.
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Coronavirus: Zoo 'overwhelmed' with animal food donations

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 14:55
Tropiquaria Zoo had warned its animals were at risk of euthanasia if food became "unaffordable".
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Coronavirus: New Tube restrictions to stop non-essential journeys

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:43
London mayor Sadiq Khan said the number of Tube passengers fell by a third on Wednesday.
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Coronavirus: What's the risk to young people?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 00:40
An 18-year-old has died of coronavirus in England. Are young people at risk from the virus?
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Coronavirus: Four things stats say about the pandemic in London

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 15:03
Which borough has the most coronavirus cases - and how far behind the capital is the rest of the UK?
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Yeovil Town players and staff asked to take 50% pay cut

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 08:48
Yeovil Town ask players and staff to take a 50% pay cut to help offset financial losses following the coronavirus pandemic.
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UK lockdown: why does staying at home stop coronavirus?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 05:33
After Boris Johnson brings in new measures, the BBC explains why staying in is a matter of life and death.
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Coronavirus: What are the new restrictions and why are they needed?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 21:16
The new measures will see shops closed and groups dispersed in order to fight coronavirus.
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