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Body-in-car killer drops appeal

BBC Somerset - 4 hours 33 min ago
One of the three killers of a woman whose body was found in a burnt-out car in Somerset drops an appeal against his murder conviction and life sentence.
Categories: Somerset

What happens to burned piers?

BBC Somerset - 5 hours 54 sec ago
Weston's pier was rebuilt at a cost of £52m
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Golden Walker-Hebborn 'back on map'

BBC Somerset - 8 hours 20 min ago
England's Chris Walker-Hebborn's double gold success in the pool ends an "arduous" period of his career.
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Live - Somerset v Kent

BBC Somerset - 10 hours 7 min ago
Live commentary and scorecard from the One-Day Cup group game at Taunton (10:30 BST).
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Bath Rugby extra seats plan approved

BBC Somerset - 10 hours 27 min ago
Bath Rugby's plans to increase seating capacity for the next two seasons have been approved by the local authority.
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England pair win gymnastics golds

BBC Somerset - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:14
North Somerset's Ruby Harrold wins silver while Bristol's Claudia Fragapane claims gold in Glasgow in the all-around competitions.
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UKIP hopeful quits amid party spat

BBC Somerset - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:53
The UKIP prospective parliamentary candidate for Wells withdraws his candidacy, blaming internal wrangling among party members.
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Missed appointments cost £90k a year

BBC Somerset - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 13:15
Patients missing appointments is costing Yeovil District Hospital £90,000 a year, it is claimed.
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Policing project given £751k boost

BBC Somerset - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:33
A policing project to cut crime is given a £751,000 Home Office grant after its success in a deprived housing estate in Taunton.
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Greene fails to reach hurdles final

BBC Somerset - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:29
Team Bath's defending champion Dai Greene fails to make the final of the 400m hurdles after finishing fifth in his heat.
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World War 2 pillbox found in hedge

BBC Somerset - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:12
A World War Two pillbox, unearthed in a hedge in Somerset, could become the centrepiece of a new war heritage tour.
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Home nations win three golds in pool

BBC Somerset - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 22:59
England win the men's 4x100m medley in Glasgow, while Bath's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor helps the women's team to silver.
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Live - Nottinghamshire v Somerset

BBC Somerset - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:44
Live commentary and scorecard from the One-Day Cup group game at Trent Bridge (10:30 BST).
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Pregnant woman rescued from mudflats

BBC Somerset - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:58
A heavily pregnant woman stuck waist-deep in mud is among eight people rescued by hovercraft from mudflats in Weston-super-Mare.
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Environment secretary shown dredging

BBC Somerset - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:37
The new environment secretary visits Somerset to see how work on river dredging is progressing.
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Transmitter arson suspect released

BBC Somerset - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:31
A man arrested on suspicion of arson following a fire at a communications mast near Bath is released without charge.
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Judo silver bittersweet for Reed

BBC Somerset - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:42
Wiltshire judoka Tom Reed says his missing out on a gold medal in the -81kg at Glasgow 2014 left a "bitter taste".
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Evacuation for WW2 'bomb' removal

BBC Somerset - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:40
Residents of 100 homes in a Somerset town are warned they must evacuate them to allow a suspected WW2 incendiary device to be removed from a garden on 6 August.
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Johnson sees future as Yeovil boss

BBC Somerset - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:38
Gary Johnson says he has "no thoughts" of leaving Yeovil Town, where he has spent six years of his managerial career.
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England's Halsall does sprint double

BBC Somerset - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 21:38
Bath's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor earns England's fifth swimming gold as Hannah Miley and Erraid Davies take bronze for Scotland.
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