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Train stuck in floods after storms

BBC Somerset - 3 hours 50 min ago
Some 90 passengers are rescued from a train after it became trapped in flood water during a night of storms in southern England.
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Yeovil Town v Peterborough United

BBC Somerset - 4 hours 32 min ago
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Yeovil Town and Peterborough United.
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Archbishop's doubt in God 'welcomed'

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:14
The Archbishop of Canterbury, who admitted in a BBC interview that he sometimes has doubts about the existence of God, is praised for his "frankness and openness".
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Six convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:36
Six women are convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in south-west England and south Wales, in which thousands of investors lost money.
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Not for profits offered charity loan

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:16
A Bath charity that has helped disadvantaged people in the area since 1174 invites not for profits to apply for a share of £4m.
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Live - Somerset v Middlesex

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:36
Live commentary and scorecard from day four of the County Championship Division One match at Taunton (10:30 BST).
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Cricket pavilion hosts final game

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 10:06
The Old Pavilion at the County Ground in Taunton is used for the last time before it is knocked down to make way for a new building.
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Mental health trust 'must improve'

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 06:00
A mental health trust in the West of England must take "significant steps" to improve, the chief inspector of hospitals says.
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VIDEO: Art to remember lost loved ones

BBC Somerset - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:38
With space in the UK's cemeteries getting ever shorter in supply, a group of artists in Somerset are pushing for a new way to remember the dead.
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Council in £7m overspend warning

BBC Somerset - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 14:07
Somerset County Council is forced to dip into reserves to help plug a predicted overspend of £7m by the end of the financial year.
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Man-in-a-box 'gutted' by donations

BBC Somerset - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 13:31
A Somerset man who has spent 11 days in a shipping container as part of an 18-day charity challenge says he is "gutted" by poor donations.
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Yeovil look to offload goalkeeper

BBC Somerset - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:27
Yeovil are looking to loan out Chris Weale or Artur Krysiak after the two goalkeepers are replaced by loanee Jake Kean.
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Death towpath could close at night

BBC Somerset - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:32
A stretch of towpath next to the River Avon in Bath, where six people have died in the last five years, could be closed at night to improve safety, a council reveals.
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Live - Somerset v Middlesex

BBC Somerset - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:43
Live commentary and scorecard from day one of the County Championship Division One match at Taunton (10:30 BST).
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Yeovil Town v Crewe Alexandra

BBC Somerset - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 14:56
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Yeovil Town and Crewe Alexandra (19:45 BST).
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Kieswetter pledges to stay on attack

BBC Somerset - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:05
England's Craig Kieswetter says he will not change his aggressive style of play after returning from a horrific facial injury.
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Live - Somerset v Middlesex

BBC Somerset - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:33
Live commentary and scorecard from day one of the County Championship Division One match at Taunton (10:30 BST).
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Storm-hit beaches slow to recover

BBC Somerset - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:18
Several beaches in south-west England have not recovered from the winter storm erosion, scientists find.
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Six regions hit new house price peak

BBC Somerset - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:12
The South West is one of six regions of the UK where average house prices are higher than their pre-financial crisis peak after values rose again in July, official figures show.
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New police custody suites open

BBC Somerset - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:00
A new multimillion-pound police centre is opened in Somerset.
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