Somerset

Somerset docked 24 points for 'poor' pitch against Essex

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:48
Somerset are docked 24 points after being found guilty of preparing a "poor" pitch for their Championship match against Essex.
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Medical cannabis: Secret Somerset site conducting research

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:25
First government-approved plants now growing at secret Somerset location
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Wells Cathedral's resident cat Louis dies

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:18
The ginger tomcat became a well-known character after being adopted 16 years ago.
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Sir Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury's 50th anniversary in 2020

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 14:59
The star will top the bill on the festival's Pyramid Stage, one week after his 78th birthday.
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Tom Abell: Somerset captain signs contract extension

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:00
Club captain Tom Abell signs a one-year contract extension with Somerset, which will now run until 2022.
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Overlooked rescue dog Faith finally gets new home

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:48
Faith was found dodging traffic in Bath in 2017 and had been in kennels for more than 1,000 days.
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Motorcyclist dies in crash with car on A38 near Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 09:30
Avon and Somerset Police says the collision happened at Thurloxton on the A38 near Taunton.
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Yeovil Town v Dover Athletic

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 11/16/2019 - 04:33
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Yeovil Town and Dover Athletic.
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Bath Prior Park's crayfish-damaged dam restoration work begins

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 13:32
The 250-year-old dams owned by the National Trust have been partly damaged by American Signal crayfish.
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Heineken European Champions Cup: Bath pick England World Cup trio for Ulster game

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:40
Bath include England World Cup trio Sam Underhill, Jonathan Joseph and Ruaridh McConnochie for the Champions Cup opener against Ulster.
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Jamie Roberts: Bath centre hopes to catch new Wales boss Wayne Pivac's eye

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 20:32
Bath centre Jamie Roberts says he will not give up on his Wales ambitions as he bids to impress new head coach Wayne Pivac.
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Stourbridge zoo-escape stork spotted in Burnham-on-Sea

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 15:52
The bird, which escaped from a West Midlands zoo, has been seen more than 100 miles away in Somerset.
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Avon Valley Railway bid to link to park-and-ride

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:41
A new 63-year lease allows Avon Valley Railway to apply for more ambitious funding projects.
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Jack Leach: Somerset's England spinner signs two-year contract extension

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:56
England spinner Jack Leach signs a two-year contract extension with Somerset - his second new deal with the county in 10 months.
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Bath Spa University student Graham Ward died from meningococcal meningitis

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:08
Graham Ward had been vaccinated but it would not have protected him from the strain he contracted.
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Bristol Airport expansion plans decision delayed

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 07:35
Planners had been due to rule over the summer but people continue to comment on the proposals.
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Disability benefits court appeals won four out of five times

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:26
Benefits assessments were beset by "poor decision-making" and "obvious inaccuracies", charities say.
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Bath's Brew banned for three weeks

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 22:29
Wasps' Paolo Odogwu is banned for six weeks for kicking out, while Bath's Aled Brew gets a three-week ban for striking.
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Bulmers art theft: Charges dropped against all defendants

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 20:39
The trial related to the theft of millions of pounds worth of art from the family's home.
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Mosaic design of city of Wells revealed

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 18:01
The artwork will contain more than 750,000 tiles and be located close to the Bishop's Barn in the city.
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