Somerset

Minehead cliff-top pub in danger of collapse to close

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 10:59
The Blue Anchor Pub, near Minehead, Somerset, will shut at the end of the month and be mothballed.
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County Championship: Hampshire beat Somerset to edge Surrey closer to title

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 16:09
Hampshire beat Somerset inside two days to leave Surrey on the brink of sealing the County Championship title.
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Jealous stalker guilty of murdering co-worker in Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 15:45
Martin Corns is jailed for life after strangling Heather Jordan as she walked to work through a park.
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Call for mandatory child abuse reporting after school cover-ups

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:37
The House of Lords hears schools are "not obliged" to report sexual abuse allegations.
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Endangered water voles return to Somerset river after 30 years

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:05
The National Trust conservation project aims to boost wildlife on the Holnicote Estate in Exmoor.
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County Championship: Somerset stumble against Hampshire

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 18:45
Nineteen wickets fall as Hampshire edge day one against Somerset, who see their slim hopes of a first title fade further.
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Legal challenge to Hinkley nuclear mud dumping off Cardiff

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 15:13
Campaigners hope to halt plans to dump 300,000 tonnes of sediment off the Welsh coast.
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Child arrests in England fall by two thirds since 2010

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:34
A charity's research shows 74,000 children were arrested in 2017 compared to about 232,000 in 2010.
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Sex-for-rent offered by landlords

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 08:57
Landlords in the West offer free rent in return for sex, a BBC investigation finds.
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Reading Women v Yeovil Town Ladies

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 11:44
Live coverage followed by match report on Sunday's FA Women's Super League game between Reading Women and Yeovil Town Ladies.
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Missing dress owned by Queen Alexandra found in attic

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:03
The black silk and velvet gown was hidden away for more than 60 years but has now been given to the Fashion Museum Bath.
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Northern and South Western rail workers strike over guards

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 03:37
A 24-hour walkout is affecting rail services on the Northern and South Western networks.
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Rachel Atherton: Mountain biker goes for fifth downhill World Championship title

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 19:27
Four-time world champion Rachel Atherton talks to BBC Sport about injuries, nerves, and winning more rainbow jerseys.
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Badger gets stuck in wheelie bin

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 17:17
The animal was rescued after getting stuck while looking for food in the rubbish.
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Wildlife presenter Johnny Kingdom killed by digger

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 15:11
"Unfortunately a legend has been lost", the family of Johnny Kingdom, 79, say in a statement.
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Premiership: Bath v Gloucester

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 13:00
Team news as Bath host Gloucester in Saturday's Premiership fixture at The Recreation Ground (16:30 BST).
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Councils under financial strain

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:50
The local authorities facing the biggest pressure to cut jobs and services.
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Women's Super League: New full-time, professional era - all you need to know

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:26
As the Women's Super League enters a new professional era, BBC Sport outlines the new teams, rules, bosses and key signings.
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Bath hospital 'ignored concerns' that led to stillborn baby

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 02:49
Gemma Matthews said she told a midwife she could not feel her baby moving but was told to go home.
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Fan who punched horse after World Cup defeat sentenced

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 18:37
Scott Spurling also admitted attacking a policeman and a former Premier League match official.
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