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UK weather: Rail passengers face continued disruption

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 23:00
Rail passengers face continued disruption as icy roads remain an issue across much of the UK.
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Snowed-in farmer throws away 8,000 litres of milk

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 16:32
Mark Wareham says he was unable to store the fresh milk after tankers were unable to collect it.
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'Ten lives saved' by Somerset snow volunteers

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 12:57
Four people were buried in a car on the Mendips for seven hours and two hill-walkers had to be rescued from Exmoor.
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UK weather: Snow and freezing conditions disrupt sporting programme

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 12:35
All Premier League games are set to go ahead on Saturday despite adverse weather conditions across the UK.
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Many struggled or were stranded; others delighted by snow

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 18:27
A few of the snowy scenes from across the West country sent to us by BBC Points West viewers.
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Storm Emma: Army called in to rescue drivers stuck in snow

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 12:23
The military have been helping to rescue hundreds of drivers stranded on snowy roads.
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Snow and freezing weather disrupt sporting programme across UK

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:35
Snow and freezing weather causes disruption to sporting fixtures scheduled for the coming days.
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UK snow: Motorists on A303 forced to sleep in vehicles

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:33
Hazardous driving conditions because of severe weather left up to 100 vehicles stranded.
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Bath park skiers use 4x4 to get moving in snow

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 07:49
The group are towed by the vehicle around Bath's Victoria Park as snow blankets south-west England.
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Major incident declared by Avon and Somerset police

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 03/02/2018 - 00:15
Emergency services were dealing with several incidents as heavy snow caused chaos.
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Sea swimmers ignore snow and take a dip in the Bristol Channel

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 15:31
A group of sea swimmers is not put off by the snow and plunge into the Bristol Channel.
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Premiership: Harlequins v Bath

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 13:28
Team news as Harlequins host Bath in Friday's Aviva Premiership fixture at the Stoop (19:45 GMT).
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Storm Emma: Red warning in Wales and south-west England

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 12:01
Further red warnings are issued as severe weather causes travel chaos and shuts hundreds of schools.
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Taulupe Faletau: Wales back row targets Six Nations return against Italy

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 09:57
Taulupe Faletau says he hopes to be in contention for Wales' Six Nations game with Italy later this month.
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Man denies attempted murder of Taunton D-Day veteran

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 14:16
Jim Booth, 96, suffered head injuries and spent nine days in hospital after the attack in his home.
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Corey Anderson: Somerset sign New Zealand all-rounder for T20 Blast

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:08
Somerset re-sign New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson for the entirety of this season's T20 Blast.
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M5 fuel cost signs fail to reduce service station prices

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 19:40
A report by Highways England finds no evidence of any savings at motorway service stations between Bristol and Exeter
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Cheeki Rafiki yacht deaths: Boss 'in pub' as crew sought help

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 15:15
The four Cheeki Rafiki crewmen died when the yacht capsized more than 700 miles from Nova Scotia.
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Shrewsbury Town P-P Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 11:17
Tuesday's EFL Trophy semi-final between Shrewsbury Town and Yeovil Town is called off because of the freezing conditions.
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Mark Aizlewood jailed over football apprenticeship fraud

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 16:18
Ex-footballers Mark Aizlewood and Paul Sugrue are jailed for their part in a £5m football apprenticeship fraud.
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