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Court closures 'stressing out' victims and witnesses, report says

Somerset BBC News Feed - 4 hours 33 min ago
Barristers say "chaotic scenes" are being played out across the country because of the closures.
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Premiership: Bath v Leicester Tigers

Somerset BBC News Feed - 4 hours 41 min ago
Team news as Bath host Leicester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at The Rec (15:00 GMT).
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Grayson Perry on his new exhibition and being an 'outsider'

Somerset BBC News Feed - 16 hours 50 min ago
The celebrated artist has put together a new exhibition of some of his earliest works.
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South Western Railway guards vote for more strikes

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 18:43
Services were disrupted for 27 days last month in a dispute over the future role of guards.
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Weston level-crossing death: Friends of teenager want safety improved

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:15
Teenager Evie Wright was killed by a train in Weston on her way home from school in 2018.
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Taunton's £6m flood defence plans approved

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:35
The two projects for Taunton are the first part of a 30-year plan to tackle flooding in the town.
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Ichthyosaur fossil found by dogs to go to Somerset museum

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:13
Conservation work is under way on the find to determine whether it is a new species of ichthyosaur.
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South Western Railway warned it could be placed in public hands

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:29
The government reveals South Western Railway's franchise is "not sustainable in the long term".
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Bleadon abandoned dog found in 'horrendous condition'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 15:46
The RSPCA hopes to trace the owner of Marley, who was unable to move due to his severely matted coat.
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Cyclist killed in crash with bus near Hinkley Point

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 09:05
The man, in his 50s, received treatment at the scene near Bridgwater but died shortly afterwards.
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Missing WWI memorial stone laid by Harry Patch returned

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 16:49
The World War One memorial laid by "Britain's Last Tommy" Harry Patch went missing in 2018.
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Fossil find: Ichthyosaur may be named after dogs that found it

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:24
Jon Gopsill and dogs Poppy and Sam found the 190 million year old ichthyosaur on a Somerset beach.
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Department store Beales collapses into administration

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:59
The collapse of the company, founded in 1881, puts more than 1,000 jobs at risk
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Six Nations 2020: England call up eight uncapped players

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:35
England head coach Eddie Jones names eight uncapped players in his 34-man squad for the Six Nations.
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Emily Eavis to get the NME's Godlike Genius award

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:23
She gets the honour 24 years after her father, who set up the Glastonbury Festival in 1970.
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Yeovil Town 2-2 Hartlepool United

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 18:01
Yeovil have to settle for a draw against Hartlepool after Rhys Murphy is sent off following an off-the-ball incident.
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South Africa v England: Dom Bess says 'it was time to pull my finger out'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:53
England's Dom Bess said he felt it was "time to pull my finger out" before he took five wickets on the third day of the third Test against South Africa.
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Ulster 22-15 Bath: Ulster reach Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:48
Ulster clinch a quarter-final spot in the Heineken Champions Cup with a 22-15 win over Bath at Kingspan Stadium.
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Filmmaker Ken Loach at launch of Bath debt advice hub

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:23
The filmmaker says Bath is a divided city where 38% of children live in poverty.
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'Huge number' of feral cats neutered in Somerset

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 12:59
Volunteers in Taunton and Wellington trapped and neutered 109 feral cats and kittens in 2019.
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