Somerset

South Western Railway workers vote to continue strikes

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 15:37
South Western and the RMT union are in a long-running dispute over the future role of guards.
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Coach driver with kids in luggage compartment banned

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 15:27
"Highly reckless" Richard Short twice allowed school children to ride in the luggage compartment.
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Taunton murder accused 'was jealous' of work colleague

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 14:33
Martin Corns denies killing Heather Jordan in a jealous rage after she rejected his advances.
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Police payout review 'unfair on sex pest doctor's victims'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:19
Avon and Somerset Police tried to reduce payouts to injured officers examined by a disgraced doctor.
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Taunton murder accused 'sent victim Valentine's card'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 20:07
Martin Corns denies killing Heather Jordan in a jealous rage after she rejected his advances.
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County Championship: Lancashire bowl out Somerset for 77 to tie at Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 17:06
Lancashire bowl out Somerset for just 77 to tie a remarkable County Championship contest at Taunton.
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Meet Lando Norris - McLaren's new kid on the block

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 19:34
Lando Norris will become Britain's youngest F1 driver with McLaren in 2019.
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County Championship: 22 Somerset & Lancashire wickets fall on eventful first day

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 17:58
Jack Leach takes seven of the 22 wickets to fall on day one at Taunton, where Somerset take command against Lancashire.
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Zach Mercer: Bath back rower agrees two-year contract extension

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:34
Bath and England back rower Zach Mercer signs two-year contract extension at the Recreation Ground.
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University of Bath replaces 'highest paid' vice-chancellor

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 10:24
Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell's successor at Bath university, Prof Ian White, will earn £266,000.
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'Early bird rapist' Christopher Clark jailed for 1985 attack

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 09:58
Christopher Clark gained notoriety for a string of knifepoint sex attacks on women in the 1980s.
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Somerset County Council proposes 130 job losses and cuts

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 21:35
Somerset County Council blames the "very sharp end" of austerity as it tries to balance its books.
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Hinkley plant mud dumping in Cardiff Bay set to start

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 16:25
A developer will start dumping the mud more than a mile out to sea despite protests and a petition.
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Lando Norris: Can McLaren's teenage recruit live up to all the hype?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 15:20
Comparisons with Lewis Hamilton may be premature, but all the signs suggest McLaren new boy Lando Norris is a considerable talent, writes Andrew Benson.
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McLaren: British teenager Lando Norris to replace Stoffel Vandoorne

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 12:57
Stoffel Vandoorne is to leave McLaren at the end of the 2018 season, with British driver Lando Norris to replace him.
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Mum works with drug charity after daughters death at festival

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 10:30
Wendy Teasdill is working with a drug testing organisation after her daughter died at Boomtown Fair in 2013.
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Kelly Simmons: Women's Super League 'can break into the mainstream'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 07:56
Newly-appointed FA director of the women's professional game, Kelly Simmons, says the WSL "can break into the mainstream".
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Jogger fights off sex attacker in Shepton Mallet

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 12:39
The woman was out jogging in Shepton Mallet when a man sexually assaulted her.
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Boomtown Fair drugs death victim 'absolutely irreplaceable'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 09/02/2018 - 00:47
Ellie Rowe died at Boomtown Fair in 2013 after taking ketamine.
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County Championship: Somerset beat Yorkshire in Leeds to maintain title hopes

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 17:22
Jamie Overton and Lewis Gregory both take four wickets as Somerset beat Yorkshire to maintain their title hopes.
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