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Tennis child abuse apology after Wrexham coach case

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 20:43
Daniel Sanders, a former professional player, was jailed for six years for sexually abusing a child.
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Turnip Prize: Entries for spoof art award announced

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 18:17
The finalists for the Turnip Award, which honours "rubbish art", are announced.
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Mark Aizlewood denies fraud saying he had 'bigger battles'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:58
Former Wales footballer Mark Aizlewood denies £5m fraud saying his focus was on his wife's drug battle.
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D-Day veteran attacked in claw hammer burglary in Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 16:55
Police said they believed the attack on Wednesday was part of a distraction burglary.
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Bath University vice-chancellor wins no-confidence vote

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:17
Motion of no-confidence was defeated by 19 votes to 16, with two abstentions
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Online GP consultation 'of limited use', study finds

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 02:04
A study of a pilot scheme finds there were two online consultations per 1,000 patients.
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Avon and Somerset PCC: Budget 'ignored' police cash fears

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 20:15
Sue Mountstevens says current spending 'risks the safety of local people'.
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Chancellor unveils £80m Budget boost for West transport

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 18:08
Regional mayor Tim Bowles says the spending pledge is a 'direct result of devolution'.
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Hunt for murderer who absconded from HMP Spring Hill

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 16:03
Nicholas Redding is among three people who have absconded from a Buckinghamshire jail.
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Darren Way: 'It's quite difficult to manage Yeovil at the moment', says League Two club's manager

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:50
Darren Way says "it's quite difficult to manage Yeovil at the moment" because of the constraints put upon the club.
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Men's Hockey World League Final: Barry Middleton set for 400th England appearance

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:26
Barry Middleton closes in on a 400th international appearance as part of England's World Hockey League Final squad.
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Bath want Matt Banahan and Kahn Fotuali’i to stay, says director of rugby Todd Blackadder

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:34
Bath have offered Matt Banahan a new contract and also want to keep Kahn Fotuali’i, says director of rugby Todd Blackadder.
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Spitfire engine startles Somerset school children

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:12
The aeroplane was brought in to help children at a school in Taunton learn about World War Two.
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Liam Phillips: Former BMX world champion retires from the sport

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 09:24
Britain's former BMX world champion Liam Phillips retires from the sport after failing to recover from "career ending" injuries.
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Hinkley Point will 'hit the poorest hardest', say MPs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:00
A report claims that the cost of the nuclear power station will weigh on poorer households.
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Scientist finds UK water companies use 'magic' to find leaks

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 19:22
Engineers from a majority of the UK's water firms still use divining rods to locate pipes, it emerges.
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Avon and Somerset Police apology over spit hood statement

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 14:17
HIV and AIDS organisations have accused Avon and Somerset Police of spreading misinformation.
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Bath University chancellor criticised over pay rise

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:55
Bath University officials defend a decision to give the country's highest-paid vice chancellor a rise.
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Yeovil Town v Notts County

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:38
Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Yeovil Town and Notts County.
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Household appliances that have stood the test of time

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:21
The stories of everyday go-to gadgets that have stood the test of time.
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