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Clarks 'robot-assisted' shoe factory in Street may close

8 hours 58 min ago
The facility only opened in 2017 but 80 jobs are now at risk after production targets are not met.
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Jack Leach: England spinner signs Somerset contract extension

10 hours 38 min ago
England spinner Jack Leach extends his contract with Somerset through to the end of the 2020 season.
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Bell-ringing 'widowed' swan called Wynn back The Bishop's Palace

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:01
A swan called Wynn who left a palace moat with her cygnets when her breeding partner died has returned.
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M&S names next 17 stores it wants to close

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 13:27
The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.
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Reticulated Python dumped in Somerset lay-by

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:35
The RSPCA says some owners struggle to cope with the creatures, which can grow up to 30ft (9m) long.
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Bath's Sydney Gardens to be restored

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:29
Sydney Gardens in Bath is among six parks to have been awarded a total of £13.8m in lottery cash.
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Taulupe Faletau: Wales number eight set to miss Six Nations with broken arm

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:46
Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau is set to miss the Six Nations after suffering another broken arm.
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Anger over 'naked men' at unisex changing rooms in Bath

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:43
Several women said they are "uncomfortable" using new communal facilities in a leisure centre.
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George Bartlett: Somerset batsman signs contract extension until 2021

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:23
Somerset batsman George Bartlett extends his contract until the end of the 2021 season.
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Farmer's fears for future due to Brexit

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 01:35
A lack of seasonal workers could lead to crops not being picked, says a Somerset farmer.
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Dating apps: What are they doing to our mental health?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:05
Will's a serial swiper, Alvin's 'addicted' and Meggy's giving up. Do we know how dating apps affect us?
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Yeovil Town Ladies 1-2 Liverpool Women: Courtney Sweetman-Kirk scores winner

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 17:12
Courtney Sweetman-Kirk's acrobatic stoppage time goal ends Liverpool's seven-game winless league run and dents Yeovil's survival hopes.
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Chard bank where Crown Jewels said to have been stored to be auctioned

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:58
The former NatWest bank boasts an underground vault that is bigger than the building above it.
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Six Nations 2019: England's Jonathan Joseph set for Bath return

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 19:56
England back Jonathan Joseph could return next weekend after nine months out injured, says Bath's director of rugby Todd Blackadder.
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Mansfield Town v Yeovil Town

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 10:21
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Mansfield Town and Yeovil Town.
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Cash-strapped councils look for tourist tax powers

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:30
Bath and Scottish Highlands are among local authorities looking to introduce new levies to balance their books
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Pilot survives light aircraft crash landing near Bath

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:28
The light aircraft ended up on its roof after coming down near a Somerset village close to Bath.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Bath v Wasps

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 14:54
Team news as Bath host Wasps in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at The Rec (15:15 GMT).
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Woman killed was 'leaning out of train window' between Bath and Bristol

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:57
The 28-year-old, from Penarth, died after being hit by a trackside tree branch, investigators say.
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Yeovil Town: Chelsea's Josh Grant and Bournemouth's Alex Dobre join on loan

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:28
Yeovil Town sign Chelsea defender Josh Grant and Bournemouth winger Alex Dobre on loan until the end of the season.
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