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Man charged with murder following hit-and-run

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:45
A 35-year-old is to appear in court after the discovery of a woman's body in Highbridge, Somerset.
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Hydrogen trains could bridge gaps in electrification

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:20
The West region could become the first place in Britain to get hydrogen-powered trains - which emit only steam and condensed water.
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Ellie Curson: Yeovil Town Ladies captain leaves to focus on teaching

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:05
Wales midfielder Ellie Curson leaves Women's Super League One club Yeovil Town Ladies to focus on her teaching career.
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Skull found by dog walker is Iron Age woman

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:44
The woman's head is thought to have been severed at the time of her death.
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Plans for new schools in Somerset unveiled

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:13
An additional 2,300 secondary school places will be created in the next five years, the county council has said.
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Dom Bess: Somerset off-spinner signs new two-year contract

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:18
Somerset off-spinner Dom Bess signs a new two-year contract with the club.
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TV presenter sleeps rough in Weston-super-Mare

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:01
BBC presenter Seb Choudhury slept out for a night in Weston-super-Mare.
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'Western powerhouse' aim for Cardiff, Bristol and Newport

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:53
The Welsh Secretary says Cardiff and Newport can benefit from closer working with Bristol and Bath.
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Yeovil v Man Utd: 'Heartbroken' Otis Khan hopes for red card reprieve

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:30
Yeovil's "heartbroken" Otis Khan hopes a red card can be rescinded to allow him to face Manchester United in the FA Cup on Friday.
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Murder arrest over Highbridge hit-and-run death

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 14:49
Police say the body of a woman aged in her 30s was found in the road by a member of the public.
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Farmers' health room campaign launched in Sedgemoor

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 13:20
A health room for farmers to discuss health problems is launched by livestock market auctioneers.
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EFL: Multiple dismissals, dramatic late goals and shattered dreams

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 20:52
Red cards, a Yeovil player's shattered dreams and plenty of dramatic late goals were among the quirks of a busy day in the EFL.
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Highbridge hit-and-run: Man arrested after woman killed

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 14:51
A woman, believed to be in her 30s, is hit by a car which failed to stop in Highbridge.
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Yeovil Town v Chesterfield

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:26
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Yeovil Town and Chesterfield.
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Somerset Sure Start children's centres earmarked for closure

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:57
A new council-run Family Support Service would be run from eight "family centres" instead.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Benetton Rugby v Bath Rugby

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:50
Team news as Benetton Rugby host Bath Rugby in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Stadio Comunale di Monigo (17:30 GMT).
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Tim Groenewald: Somerset seamer extends deal until end of 2019

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:57
Somerset seamer Tim Groenewald extends his contract with the Division One side until the end of the 2019 season.
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Half of Somerset's libraries under threat of closure

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:31
Fifteen of 34 libraries would need community involvement to remain open, the council said.
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Otis Khan: Yeovil Town boss Darren Way says club could lose midfielder

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:49
Yeovil Town midfielder Otis Khan could leave the club after they received a "substantial" bid for him, says boss Darren Way.
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Hairdresser following dream with stand-up wheelchair

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:02
Mitch Chalmers was left paralysed from the chest down after a motocross accident.
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