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Holnicote Estate beaver: Rashford builds dams on first birthday

BBC Somerset News Feed - 16 hours 31 min ago
Holincote Estate managers say the one-year-old has been helping to rebuild wetlands on the site.
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Altrincham v Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 12:05
Live coverage of Sunday's National League game between Altrincham and Yeovil Town.
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Heidi Loughlin defies medics to survive 7 years with terminal cancer

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 09:40
Heidi Loughlin was given just a year to live in 2015 but has exceeded her doctor's expectations.
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County Championship: Somerset beat Gloucestershire by an innings and 246 runs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 18:32
Somerset take 14 wickets on day three to complete an innings victory over rivals Gloucestershire.
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Western Storm beaten in Charlotte Edwards Cup opener

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 18:07
Northern Diamonds, South East Stars, Southern Vipers and Central Sparks win their opening fixtures of the Charlotte Edwards Cup.
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Bath bus passengers injured in incident with lorry

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 16:01
A man, woman and child are taken to hospital following the incident on Wellsway in Bath.
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Rise in repair shops as people try to reduce waste

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 13:48
Organisers say people are becoming more environmentally conscious as rising living costs hit.
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Holnicote Estate beaver: Rashford celebrates first birthday

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/14/2022 - 08:32
The beaver and its family are improving the natural wetlands and habitats on the Holnicote Estate.
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County Championship: Tom Abell ton for Somerset piles pressure on Gloucestershire

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 18:41
Tom Abell makes 142 as Somerset pile up 591-7 declared against Gloucestershire, who are 119-4 at the end of day two.
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Wessex Water embarks on major storm water scheme

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 14:08
The water company aims to reduce sewage discharges by 25% by 2025 with low-carbon based methods.
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Weca signs deal for new offices costing £200,000 a year more

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 13:34
New government offices costing £200,000 a year more are criticised by authorities as lavish.
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Marconi's first radio broadcast made 125 years ago

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/13/2022 - 06:11
Guglielmo Marconi sent the world's first radio signals across open sea on 13 May 1897.
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Driver killed in railway bridge crash in Standerwick

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 21:06
The 36-year-old man died at the scene of the accident on Berkley Street, in Standerwick.
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County Championship: Matt Renshaw leads way for Somerset against Gloucestershire

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 19:21
Somerset's batters give side early control on day one against injury-hit Gloucestershire in Bristol
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Hundreds spot 'spectacular' fireball across England

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 13:47
A bright green streak of light is seen over the UK and Somerset is estimated as its endpoint.
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Bath woman's 50-year search to find half-sister in DNA programme

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/12/2022 - 08:51
Janet Dabbs, from Bath, spent years wondering if she had a half sister on the continent.
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Stroud cemetery cordoned off after woman raped

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 18:17
The site, in Stroud, Gloucestershire, has been cordoned off after a woman was attacked on Saturday.
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Commonwealth Games: James Guy, Alice Tai and Jessica-Jane Applegate in England squad

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 15:02
James Guy is among the final athletes named in the England swimming team for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer.
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Queen's Jubilee: Floral cascade covers Somerset church tower

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/11/2022 - 06:30
Volunteers craft more than 2,000 flowers to decorate St Mary's Church in Stogumber.
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Rare bear cubs take first 'exciting' steps outside at Somerset zoo

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/10/2022 - 19:48
Visitors to Noah's Ark will be able to see the cubs exploring their extended enclosure.
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