Somerset

The English question: How well do you know England?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 02:15
Can you recognise the location from the descriptions?
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Tumour mum fears 'lessons not learned' by Bath hospital

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 02:03
Lara Willcox's brain tumour diagnosis was delayed, a year later a similar case occurred at the same hospital.
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The English question: Young are less proud to be English

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 21:47
A survey for the BBC asked if England was better now or in the past and what makes someone English.
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Landslip closes parts of Somerset's Strawberry Line

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 15:11
The Strawberry Line in Somerset re-opened on Friday after being shut for 18 months.
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Plastic pollution: 'Scourge' of debris on beaches tackled

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 01:44
The Environment Agency forms a dedicated team to monitor waste around the entire coast of England.
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One-Day Cup: Gloucestershire halted by rain against Somerset in Taunton

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 17:01
Gloucestershire are rained off after six overs in pursuit of Somerset's One-Day Cup total of 211 in Taunton.
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Safe standing: Majority of fans want choice, according to an EFL survey

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 13:39
A large majority of football fans want the choice of safe standing, according to an EFL survey of more than 33,000 people.
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Murderer's street art removed by Burnham-on-Sea Town Council

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:41
Owen Pellow stabbed his former partner more than 30 times in a "frenzied assault" at their home.
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Bath's Prior Park crayfish damage to 'cost millions'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 13:10
The invasive crayfish have burrowed into the park's 18th Century dams, causing them to leak.
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'Torrential rain' and storms to hit West

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 05/31/2018 - 12:25
The Met Office issues an amber warning for severe thunderstorms, with homes likely to be flooded.
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Goldie fined for Glastonbury Festival bouncer assault

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 19:12
The musician attacked a security guard who refused to let his daughter go backstage at the festival.
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England boss Jones defends training methods in light of injuries

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 18:32
England boss Eddie Jones defends his training methods after stinging criticism from the Bath owner Bruce Craig.
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'Frenzied' murderer wanted to buy tobacco when arrested

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:15
Owen Pellow was jailed for life for stabbing Lisa-Marie Thornton more than 30 times.
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One-Day Cup: Kent beat Somerset on DLS method after rain

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 21:24
Kent win their third successive One-Day Cup match, beating Somerset by 28 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.
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One-Day Cup: Kent beat Somerset on DLS method after rain

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 21:24
Kent win their third successive One-Day Cup match, beating Somerset by 28 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.
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Burnham-on-Sea murder: Man jailed for killing ex-partner

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:51
Owen Pellow is sentenced for killing Lisa-Marie Thornton by stabbing her more than 30 times.
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Burnham-on-Sea murder: Man guilty of killing ex-partner

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:43
Owen Pellow is convicted of killing Lisa-Marie Thornton by stabbing her more than 30 times.
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Somerset councils merger approved by government

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:16
The new council will come into being in April 2019, with elections taking place a month later.
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Somerset councils merger approved by government

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:16
The new council will come into being in April 2019, with elections taking place a month later.
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Viva Hamnell: I was known as the 'oldest punk'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:19
Viva Hamnell, 87, recalls her years in punk and music festivals, as well as her brush with the law.
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