Somerset

Council tax to rise in Somerset despite extra cash

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 12:05
Somerset is told it will receive a 3.7% increase for core spending - but council tax is rising.
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Burnham-on-Sea lorry crash kills man and injures woman

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 17:05
A woman who was hit by the lorry Burnham-on-Sea is taken to hospital with serious injuries.
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Cambridge United v Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:36
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Cambridge United and Yeovil Town.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Leinster v Bath

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:23
Team news as Leinster host Bath in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Royal Dublin Society Arena (17:30 GMT).
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Police officer lied over identifying dead man's body

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:29
DS Nicholas Eckland told a court he had identified a man but never actually attended the mortuary.
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Tears for Fears memorabilia sold off in auction

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:54
Band equipment, clothing and VIP tour passes are among the items that went on sale in Wiltshire.
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Terry Skiverton: Yeovil Town assistant manager leaves Huish Park

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:17
Assistant manager Terry Skiverton steps down from his first-team role at Yeovil Town to "spend more time with his family".
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Bridgwater rail station works delayed

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:08
The scheme aims to improve car parking provision and add extra public transport and pedestrian links.
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South Western Railway strikes planned for Christmas week

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:36
The RMT union says South Western Railway workers will hold 24-hour strikes on 27 and 31 December.
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Josh Clayton's mother blames police for 'three years of torment'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 08:40
Tracey Clayton says police missed chances to find out how her son Josh died on the Isles of Scilly.
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Bethan Roper death: Tributes to 'beautiful' woman

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:45
Charity worker Bethan Roper, of Penarth, "worked for a better world" her family said.
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Musgrove Park: Brain-injured boy gets £21m compensation

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:43
The boy was acutely brain damaged after medics at Musgrove Park Hospital mismanaged his delivery.
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Josh Clayton: Tresco death was accident, inquest concludes

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:56
Josh Clayton's mother says the inquest conclusion of accidental death was "meaningless".
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Ex-choirmaster and church musician deny sex offences

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:05
Kenneth Francis and Malcolm Archer are accused of assaults on boys between 1972 and 1978.
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Somerset County Hall £10m repair bill branded 'obscene'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:28
Cash-strapped Somerset County Council says it needs a further £2.5m to complete the upgrade.
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Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 00:13
A woman's hysterectomy was postponed four times at a hospital experiencing extreme pressures.
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Dead lurcher found with 'abhorrent' injuries in Somerset

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 21:17
The lurcher was discovered with shotgun pellets in its abdomen and a broken neck.
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Josh Clayton Tresco death: Bloodied T-shirt not examined

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:57
Josh Clayton disappeared on Tresco in the Isles of Scilly where he had been working in September 2015.
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Bethan Roper: Bristol train window death woman named

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:23
Charity worker Bethan Roper was working for the Welsh Refugee Council at the time of her death.
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'No third party involved' in Tresco barman's death

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:54
Police have been unable to corroborate claims Josh Clayton was involved in an altercation, an inquest hears.
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