Somerset

England v South Africa: Taunton ready for first England fixture since 1983

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:29
BBC Points West visits Taunton as the Somerset ground prepares to host an England match for the first time in 34 years.
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Tom Eaves: Gillingham sign former Yeovil Town striker

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:11
Gillingham sign striker Tom Eaves on a two-year contract following his release by League Two side Yeovil Town.
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Plans to re-introduce trams to Bath investigated by council

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:03
The authority is funding a preliminary study into the feasibility of a "light rail tram system" in the city.
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Glastonbury 'spends more on security than Royal Family'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:49
Michael Eavis says the festival is "the safest place to be in the whole of England at the moment".
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Festivals dominated by male acts, study shows, as Glastonbury begins

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:03
And how pop and hip hop megastars are threatening guitar music's monopoly.
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How do you get over your home burning down?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 03:46
Losing everything in a house fire can be devastating. How do you rebuild your life?
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In pictures: Glastonbury's greatest hits

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 00:24
There is little that is more synonymous with British summertime than Glastonbury music festival. Julian Ridgway, the senior photo editor at Getty Images, talks us through some of his favourite moments from past festivals.
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Watson and Daly get Lions Test calls

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:38
Flanker Peter O'Mahony is named British and Irish Lions skipper for the first Test against New Zealand on Saturday.
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Connor Smith: Yeovil Town sign Plymouth Argyle midfielder on free transfer

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:52
Plymouth's Republic of Ireland midfielder Connor Smith joins Yeovil Town on a two-year contract on a free transfer.
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Glastonbury Festival: Dozens suffer on hottest day

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:36
Festival-goers treated by paramedics amid record temperatures and tighter security.
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Google's DeepMind extends controversial Streams app

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:34
Musgrove Park Hospital has done a deal with DeepMind to roll out an app to detect kidney failure.
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James Phillips: Bath sign Bristol forward on one-year deal

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:27
Premiership club Bath sign versatile forward James Phillips from relegated rivals Bristol on a one-year contract.
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Team by team: 2017-18 EFL fixtures

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:01
Find out your team's fixtures in the Championship, League One and League Two during the 2017-18 season.
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12 things that will definitely happen at Glastonbury

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 08:03
The line-up always changes, but some things remain the same. Here are 12 of Glastonbury's mainstays.
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Summerlands Hospital's dementia ward to close

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:22
The seven-bed unit is to close from the middle of July.
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Weston-super-Mare seen from a jet plane cockpit

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 17:53
Airshow footage shows pilot's-eye of seaside attraction.
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Range Rover test driver rescued by hovercraft on mudflats

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:55
Coastguards in Weston-super-Mare pulled the luxury car to safety before the tide surrounded it.
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The music festival using pee power to charge phones

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:05
A group of scientists have teamed up with a huge music festival to try out their special new loos - which could help to power mobile phones.
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Finsbury Park suspect Darren Osborne's family 'in shock'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:42
The family of a man arrested after a terror attack near a north London mosque are "shocked" and "devastated".
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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Yeovil

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 06/17/2017 - 15:50
A 35-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in the attack in the early hours of Saturday.
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