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VIDEO: Private's medals given to museum

BBC Somerset - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 21:04
A Somerset museum has been given three World War One medals, 100 years to the day after the soldier who earned them was killed in action.
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Tribute to dog rescue train victim

BBC Somerset - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:48
The family of a university graduate who was killed while trying to rescue a dog from a railway pay tribute to their "beautiful and talented" daughter.
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Somerset's Nosworthy to step down

BBC Somerset - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:05
Somerset director of cricket Dave Nosworthy is to step down at the end of the season, a year earlier than expected.
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Legal challenge to badger cull fails

BBC Somerset - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:10
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.
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Yeovil Town v Barnsley

BBC Somerset - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:40
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Yeovil Town and Barnsley.
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Petition for school head to quit

BBC Somerset - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:13
More than 240 people sign an online petition calling for the head of a Somerset school to quit after poor GCSE results.
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Train victim 'tried to rescue dog'

BBC Somerset - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:37
A 22-year-old woman from Glastonbury may have been trying to rescue a dog when she stepped on to a railway and was killed by a train.
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VIDEO: Roman ruins uncovered in Somerset

BBC Somerset - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:24
Archaeologists are studying Roman ruins, including a bath house, that have been discovered on the site of a new bypass in Somerset.
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Lanzoni leaves Glovers for Cambridge

BBC Somerset - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:26
Cambridge United sign defender Matteo Lanzoni on a one-year deal following his release by Yeovil Town.
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Feedback sought on town's expansion

BBC Somerset - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:35
People's views are sought on the changes to plans which set out where houses and businesses can be built in parts of Somerset.
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VIDEO: Town dubbed 'new Notting Hill'

BBC Somerset - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 22:21
Bruton booming thanks to art and media attention
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Burgess to play at centre for Bath

BBC Somerset - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:07
Incoming Bath signing Sam Burgess is to play at centre after he completes his switch to rugby union from league.
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Hospice nets £150k from Rod concert

BBC Somerset - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:25
A sell-out concert in Taunton featuring singer Rod Stewart raises £150,000 for a Somerset hospice charity.
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Button's McLaren career uncertain

BBC Somerset - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:16
Jenson Button's Formula 1 career is in doubt as his team McLaren continue their pursuit of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.
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Badger cull targets are announced

BBC Somerset - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 18:52
A target number of badgers to be killed in this year's pilot cull to tackle tuberculosis in cattle is announced.
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Bath camp 'worthwhile' for Wigan

BBC Somerset - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 15:11
Wigan coach Shaun Wane believes a mid-season training camp with rugby union side Bath was beneficial to both clubs.
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Banned Biblical whale has beach show

BBC Somerset - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 13:05
A giant inflatable whale is inflated on a beach at Weston-super-Mare after it was banned from Hyde Park in London for being "too religious".
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GB claim double sailing world silver

BBC Somerset - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 09:40
Great Britain claim two silver medals and three Paralympic qualifying places in the Disabled Sailing World Championships.
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Pigeon flight commemorates WW1

BBC Somerset - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 15:52
Hundreds of pigeons fly 265 miles from Belgium to Somerset to mark the centenary of World War One.
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Pursued man injured by police car

BBC Somerset - Sun, 08/24/2014 - 12:20
A Yeovil man being pursued by police is hit and injured by a police car after getting out of his vehicle.
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