Somerset

South Gloucestershire homes without water after main bursts

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:44
Bristol Water says it is dealing with a number of burst mains due to the recent spell of dry, hot weather
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Murder arrests after man died in Yeovil stabbing

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:08
A man died after he was found with stab wounds in the stairwell of a block of flats in Yeovil.
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High tides leaves family stranded on rocks at Brean Down

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:23
The family of four and their dog were cut off due to the high tides at Brean Down prompting a lifeboat rescue.
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World Cup Final blamed Sunday rail disruption

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:53
Passengers in parts of the country are warned to expect disruption as staff elect to stay off work on Sunday.
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Dog poo in Clevedon's Marine Lake causes ear infections

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 07/14/2018 - 12:55
Clevedon Marine Lake is being drained after high levels of bacteria were found.
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Man charged with punching horse after World Cup defeat

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 15:03
Scott Spurling is also charged with assaulting a police officer after England's World Cup defeat.
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Sessi D'Almeida: Yeovil sign former Blackpool midfielder

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:10
League Two side Yeovil Town sign Benin international midfielder Sessi D'Almeida after his release from Blackpool.
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Extra security patrols in Martock 'have made a difference'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:03
A parish council in Somerset is paying a private security firm to tackle anti-social behaviour.
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Thai cave rescue: Rick Stanton says he is 'not a hero'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:05
British divers who helped rescue 12 boys and their football coach from a Thai cave return to the UK.
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Man punches horse after World Cup defeat in Weston-super-Mare

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:43
Police condemned the attack on Quantock the horse as "totally unacceptable".
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Hinkley Point C legal challenge by Austria rejected

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:15
Austria complained about the use of government subsidies for Hinkley Point C.
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Sewage fears after boy falls ill following River Avon swim

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:40
Rio Smith's mother warns parents not to let children swim in the River Avon due to fears over sewage.
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British salt marshes 'to disappear' as sea levels rise

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:43
Coastal marshlands could start to disappear across Great Britain by 2100, scientists predict.
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Army pauses Salisbury Plain live firing exercises after fire

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:20
The Ministry of Defence says it will "cease artillery live firing" exercises on Salisbury Plain.
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Nudefest: Inside Europe's largest naturist festival

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:13
Europe’s largest gathering of naturists has descended on a quiet campsite in Somerset.
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Former police boss unlawfully followed on train

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 16:37
British Transport Police failed to get authorisation to follow Gary Davies, a tribunal finds.
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Woman harassed for 12 years by online date gets damages

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 20:38
Paul Curran's campaign against Lindsey Goldrick Dean involved creating at websites about her.
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Kent see off Somerset, plus T20 round-up

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 18:15
Worcestershire make it three wins from three T20 Blast matches, while Sussex and Kent also maintain 100% starts.
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School's hand-drawn World Cup sticker book sold for charity

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 16:25
Primary children in Somerset make their version of the classic Panini World Cup sticker book
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Extra culls 'controlling badger numbers' says Defra

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:28
Figures are released for the supplementary cull zones in Somerset and Gloucestershire.
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