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Badger culls 'may not be rolled out'

BBC Somerset - 2 hours 44 min ago
Plans to extend badger culls will be cancelled if pilots in Somerset and Gloucestershire miss their targets, a source close to Defra tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Meningitis baby to lose four limbs

BBC Somerset - 3 hours 5 min ago
A fundraising campaign is under way to help a baby girl from Bath who has to have all her limbs amputated after contracting meningitis.
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Sheffield United v Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:32
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Sheffield United and Yeovil Town.
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Woman released after hit-and-run

BBC Somerset - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 16:04
A woman arrested in connection with the death of an 84-year-old man who was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop is released without charge.
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Badger cull pilots come to an end

BBC Somerset - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:59
The second year of badger cull pilots in Somerset and Gloucestershire officially come to an end.
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Ancient poem may mention Stonehenge

BBC Somerset - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:31
An 8th Century poem, thought to have been written about Bath, may be the oldest surviving text to describe Stonehenge.
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Attwood critical of Bath performance

BBC Somerset - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:08
Dave Attwood says Bath did not show they were up to the challenge of playing in the European Champions Cup against Glasgow.
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Teenager dies in car river plunge

BBC Somerset - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 09:42
A teenager dies after the car she was in left the road and ended up in the River Parrett, police say.
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Annual bolving contest held on Exmoor

BBC Somerset - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 15:07
More than 40 adults and children take part in an annual bolving contest, to find out who can best mimic the mating call of a stag.
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Two held over fatal hit-and-run crash

BBC Somerset - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 13:21
Two people are arrested in connection with the death of an 84-year-old Somerset man who was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop.
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Scarecrow trail raises funds for boy

BBC Somerset - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 16:23
A fair takes place to celebrate the creation of 129 scarecrows to raise money for a Somerset boy with cancer.
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Pies helping to save sinking abbey

BBC Somerset - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 10:18
More than a million pounds is raised at Bath Abbey to fix its stone floor which is sinking due to thousands of bodies buried beneath.
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Children's services boss to go

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:14
Somerset's children's services boss is let go by the council, ahead of another inadequate Ofsted rating.
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Fatal hit-and-run driver sought

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 15:08
A Chrysler Grand Voyager driver is sought by police after a pensioner is killed in a hit-and-run in Somerset.
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Glasgow v Bath (Sat)

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:53
Team news as Glasgow host Bath in Saturday's European Champions Cup Pool 4 fixture at the Recreation Ground (15:15 BST).
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Button may swap F1 for endurance bid

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 13:18
Britain's Jenson Button may switch to the world endurance championship unless he lands a competitive seat in F1 for 2015.
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Are Native American headdresses offensive?

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:24
Glastonbury has warned traders about selling Native American headdresses
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Yeovil Town v Swindon Town

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:17
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Yeovil Town and Swindon Town.
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Guscott previews the Champions Cup

BBC Somerset - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 00:00
At the start of the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup, Jeremy Guscott explains why there will be humdingers from the off.
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Business park 'to create 4,000 jobs'

BBC Somerset - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 21:43
Plans to build a 'high quality' business park attracting multinational firms and creating 4,000 jobs in Taunton are unveiled.
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