Somerset

More than 100 jobs lost in Burgess Marine collapse

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 18:31
Burgess Marine is in administration after problems with payment for a "major refit project".
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European Champions Cup: Bath v Toulon

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 14:48
Team news as Bath host Toulon in Saturday's European Champions Cup fixture at the The Recreation Ground (17:30 GMT).
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New Taunton bus gate fines net council £107,760

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 14:41
More than 5,000 drivers are caught using the stretch of road in two months.
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Tom Abell: Somerset add One-Day Cup role to captain's duties

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:55
Tom Abell is to captain Somerset in the One-Day Cup next term and continue to skipper the County Championship side.
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Primary league tables: Special-needs pupils struggle with new tests

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:16
Primary school league tables show pupils with special needs are dropping further behind their classmates.
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Cancer mum Heidi Loughlin: Drug 'obliterated' tumours

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:38
But mother-of-two Heidi Loughlin accepts she is still terminally ill with cancer.
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Watchdogs approve new nuclear UK reactor designs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:09
Regulators are satisfied reactors set for Anglesey and Gloucestershire meet safety concerns.
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Ofsted warns schools against 'disadvantage one-upmanship'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:18
Amanda Spielman says disadvantaged pupils should not become an excuse for schools not to improve.
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East Somerset Junction derailment 'caused by track fault'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:06
The freight train was travelling at 20mph when it derailed between Castle Cary and Frome.
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Yeovil Ladies earn licence to stay in WSL 1

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:20
Brighton & Hove Albion are to join English women's football top tier in 2018-19 and become a full-time club.
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Cold weather and loneliness 'lethal in winter'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 03:10
England's chief nurse urges people to look out for family, friends and neighbours to help save lives.
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Yeovil Town 3-2 Port Vale (AET)

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:32
Yeovil will host Bradford in the FA Cup third round but they need extra-time to beat battling nine-man Port Vale.
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Dozens of children join Santa for an uplifting one-off charity flight

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:22
Santa Claus joined children with life-limiting conditions on a charity flight from Bristol Airport.
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Dorset NHS hospital shake-up review attempt fails

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:53
Opponents now hope to launch an application for a judicial review at the High Court within weeks.
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Bath's Faletau out until at least March

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:41
Bath's Wales and Lions forward Taulupe Faletau is ruled out until at least early March with a knee injury.
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Plans to increase HGV deliveries to Hinkley C by 50%

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:39
EDF wants to increase HGV deliveries to the nuclear reactor until 2019, while a sea jetty is built.
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Yeovil FC: League Two club denies report of "imminent takeover"

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:08
League Two side Yeovil's owners say reports that they are in talks to sell the club are "without substance".
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Taulupe Faletau: Bath and Wales wait on number eight's injury

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 15:13
Bath and Wales wait for news of the knee injury suffered by number eight Taulupe Faletau in the 24-20 loss in Toulon.
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UK snow: Women's Super League 1 & horse racing hit by snow & ice

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:24
Three Women's Super League 1 games are postponed due to the freezing conditions and snow across the UK on Sunday.
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Taunton hospital tests flashing cup

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:43
The cups, which are being used at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, were designed by university student Ellie van Leeuwen.
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