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Injuries after Pontins holiday camp ceiling collapse

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 21:42
Eighteen people were treated after ducting collapsed in the roof of a bar at the site, the fire service says.
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Arsenal Women 3-0 Yeovil Town Ladies: Kim Little & Beth Mead help Gunners to win

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 21:26
Kim Little scores twice as Women's Super League title hopefuls Arsenal battle past bottom side Yeovil Town.
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Plans for new Bath City football stadium revealed

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 15:47
Bath City's scheme also includes student housing, a community hub, a gym and an all-weather pitch.
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Somerset and Bath approve council tax rises

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 15:02
Council tax in Bath and Somerset will go up by around £50 for the average household.
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Green Party MEPs arrested in Belgium nuclear weapons protest

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 11:21
The group scaled the wall of the Kleine Brogel air base in Belgium to protest against nuclear weapons.
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Lecturer's widow hits out at Cardiff University workload

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 11:00
Dr Malcolm Anderson killed himself after complaining about mounting pressure at work.
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Kim Allison, 64, guilty of stalking victim for third time

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:53
An "obsessed" former Royal Navy helicopter pilot is found guilty of stalking his ex-partner for a third time.
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Staff sickness at Avon Fire second highest in country

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:36
A total of 1,738 days were lost to illness at Avon Fire and Rescue last year, nearly triple the year before.
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Yeovil Town: American investor Rob Couhig to take control

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:27
American investor Rob Couhig will take over League Two strugglers Yeovil Town next month.
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RAF Tornado flypast marks active service retirement

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:47
Though no longer to be used in active service, the Tornado jets will help with RAF training.
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Railway station may return to Shepton Mallet

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 14:56
Shepton Mallet's nearest mainline station is Castle Cary, more than seven miles away.
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South Western Railway: RMT suspends strikes after talks

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:26
The RMT said there had been a breakthrough in the row, following strikes over Christmas and New Year.
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Suicide rate for vets four times national average

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:07
A charity is aiming to help those who are struggling, by providing a free and confidential support system.
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West of England Radio Rally: Parking charges scrapped

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 14:34
The West of England Radio Rally would have been affected by new parking charges across Frome.
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Whiteball rail tunnel shut for three weeks for repairs

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 07:02
Network Rail is carrying out "essential engineering works" on the tunnel between Taunton and Exeter.
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Forest Green Rovers 3-0 Yeovil Town

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 17:54
Struggling Yeovil slip to a sixth defeat on the spin as promotion-chasing Forest Green run out comfortable winners at the New Lawn.
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Premiership: Bath 30-13 Newcastle Falcons

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 17:24
Three first-half tries help Bath consign bottom side Newcastle to a fourth consecutive Premiership defeat.
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Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:38
Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change.
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Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:22
Unions say they had warned about the "disastrous privatisation programme" four years ago.
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Bogus heating installer Daniel Park, 26, given suspended sentence

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:01
When one customer lit her stove, smoke billowed into the room setting off a carbon monoxide alarm.
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