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County Championship: Somerset complete 49-run win over Warwickshire at Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:22
Division One leaders Somerset overcome Warwickshire's lower-order resistance to beat the Bears by 49 runs at Taunton.
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Wells' Palace bell-ringing swans given 'appropriate' names

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:28
Janet and John have been renamed "something more swanlike", according to The Bishop's Palace in Wells.
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County Championship: Somerset on course to beat Warwickshire at Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:16
Somerset need four more wickets to beat Warwickshire, who are 103-6 chasing 239 to win a low-scoring contest at Taunton.
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Why are post boxes being painted blue?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:10
Blue boxes have appeared in Southampton, Nottingham and Taunton, all venues in the Cricket World Cup
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:33
The UK celebrity chef says he is "saddened" as his restaurant group goes into administration.
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European elections 2019: Voters in Weston-super-Mare

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:50
Weston-super-Mare voted in line with the 52-48 national result to leave the EU in 2016, but have views changed since then?
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County Championship: Oliver Hannon-Dalby takes 5-18 at Taunton to lead Bears fight

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:33
Warwickshire seamer Oliver Hannon-Dalby takes career-best figures of 5-18 on a day of 17 wickets against Somerset.
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Clevedon house crash death driver Tracy Bibby guilty

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:04
Joan Woodier was killed by falling rubble after the van ploughed into her home.
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Gay rugby player from Kenya in asylum bid 'limbo'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:45
Asylum seeker Kenneth Macharia is ineligible to work while his case is considered.
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InterCity 125: Hundreds take last HST from London Paddington

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 17:31
Among those on board the sell-out trip was Sir Kenneth Grange, the train's designer.
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W Series: Jamie Chadwick second in Belgium but retains series lead

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:18
The Netherlands' Beitske Visser wins the second race of the new W Series in Belgium, with Britain's Jamie Chadwick second.
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Yeovil Town Ladies: Championship licence denied and club to go down two tiers

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:47
Yeovil Town Ladies are to drop from the Women's Super League to the third tier after being denied a second-tier licence.
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County Championship: Rain ruins final day as Somerset and Surrey share draw

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:46
Rain ruins the final day at Taunton as Somerset, runners-up in 2018, are held to a draw by reigning champions Surrey.
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John 'Goldfinger' Palmer: Trial could 'change loyalties'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:09
Notorious fraudster John "Goldfinger" Palmer was shot six times outside his Essex home in 2015.
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Ex-teacher at Taunton School cleared of indecent assault charges

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:05
The offences were alleged to have happened at Taunton School in the late-1970s.
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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Bath

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:41
Team news as Leicester Tigers host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Welford Road (16:00 BST).
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European eel: Schools in bid to save endangered fish

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:29
Schoolchildren are raising baby eels and releasing them into lakes to save them from extinction.
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Converted camper and caravan raise money for RNLI

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:36
A man rescued by the RNLI has converted a camper and caravan to fundraise for the charity.
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UK knife crime: The first 100 fatal stabbings of 2019

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:58
The BBC has tracked the killings to uncover the stories of those who have lost their lives.
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County Championship: Somerset's Lewis Gregory scores century against Surrey

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:25
Lewis Gregory's ton helps Somerset wrestle their way back into the contest against Surrey to set up an intriguing final day.
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