Somerset

New Look to axe 1,000 jobs and 60 stores

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 17:39
Lenders to the struggling fashion retailer agree a restructuring plan in a bid to stay afloat.
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Roald Dahl plaque for 'seedy' Weston-super-Mare

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 15:16
The plaque is at Roald Dahl's former school in Weston-super-Mare, despite him "absolutely loathing" it.
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Councils were overpaid by £36m due to 'error'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:05
Ministers say the English councils will not have to repay cash after what Labour calls a "shambles".
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Somerset councils merger approved despite criticism

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:23
The vote went through on Monday evening amid strong opposition.
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Will Chudley: Bath sign Exeter Chiefs scrum-half for start of 2018-19 season

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 10:34
Exeter Chiefs scrum-half Will Chudley is to join Premiership rivals Bath at the end of the 2017-18 season.
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'Devoted mummy' killed in Sherborne crash

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 08:52
Francesca Lee, 23, died at the scene of the crash on the A30 at Babylon Hill, Dorset.
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Anthony Watson: Bath & England back out for season with Achilles injury

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:30
England and Bath back Anthony Watson will miss the remainder of the season with an Achilles injury.
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South Stoke pub saved by £1m village fundraising opens

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:12
The 400-year-old Packhorse pub was bought back from a property developer by the local community.
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Did my parents leave me on a hillside to die?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 01:32
In 1937 a nine-month-old girl was found hidden in a bush on the South Downs, with her hands tied. She has always wanted to know why.
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Travel warnings as snow and ice hit UK

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 00:21
The spring snow is disrupting road, rail and air travel, with some sporting events cancelled.
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York named Britain's 'best place to live' by guide

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 14:47
City council leader Ian Gillies said he was "dead chuffed with the fantastic accolade".
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Man uses kayak to sledge down hill in Bristol

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:07
Overnight snow leads to travel problems with trains and airports affected in the west of England.
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Weston Super Half race cancelled amid snow fears

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 15:11
Organisers said they were "devastated" to have to cancel the town's first half-marathon.
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Colchester United v Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 10:36
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Colchester United and Yeovil Town.
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Drone footage shows Minehead Blue Anchor landslip threat

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 09:25
A recent slip opened up a large crack just metres from the Blue Anchor hotel in Minehead.
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Cheltenham Festival: Gold Cup-winning trainer Colin Tizzard completes fairytale

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 20:31
How dairy farmer turned racehorse trainer Colin Tizzard masterminded a Cheltenham Gold Cup win for Native River.
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Bogus charity bucket conman Jaimie Monteiro jailed

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:50
Jaimie Monteiro sent out teams to raise cash for children and the homeless but kept the money himself.
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Anglo-Welsh Cup final: Bath v Exeter Chiefs (Sun)

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:58
Team news as Bath and Exeter Chiefs meet in Sunday's Anglo-Welsh Cup final at Kingsholm (15:00 GMT).
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Letter stalking inquiry leads to arrest

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:26
Police say the victim, aged in her 40s, has been receiving threatening letters for six years.
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New Zealand v England: Mason Crane out of Tests with back injury, Jack Leach called up

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 07:59
Leg-spinner Mason Crane will miss England's Test tour of New Zealand because of a stress fracture in his lower back.
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