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'Rare' Beatles' memorabilia sells for £11k at auction

Somerset BBC News Feed - 1 hour 8 min ago
A "unique" collection of unseen photographs of the Fab Four are sold at auction.
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VW Polo driver dies after collision in Chilcompton

Somerset BBC News Feed - 4 hours 59 min ago
He was pronounced dead at the scene after his VW Polo collided with a Toyota pickup.
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Historic fighter plane narrowly missed house before crash

Somerset BBC News Feed - 6 hours 43 min ago
The 1949 Hawker Sea Fury crashed 10 seconds after its engine seized near RNAS Yeovilton.
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Watchdog investigates Pontins over alleged discrimination

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 18:21
It allegedly used an "undesirable guests" list comprising Irish surnames to refuse bookings.
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Octagon Theatre upgrade work to start in January 2023

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 11:45
The extensive project aims to allow bigger shows to come to the Octagon in Yeovil.
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Family 'shocked' as cat missing for three years is returned

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 09:07
Shadow disappeared when his family moved to another county, but is now safely back home.
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Five major nature recovery schemes announced across England

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 05:03
The projects aim to manage land sustainably and improve access to nature for those in cities.
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Vitality Blast: Yorkshire beat Worcestershire, holders Kent Spitfires lose to Somerset

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 21:11
Harry Brook and Joe Root guide Yorkshire to victory over Worcestershire in the T20 Blast, while Somerset beat 2021 winners Kent.
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Exmoor: 'Stunning' bluebells hint at a wooded past

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 16:11
A carpet of ancient bluebells have suddenly flowered on Exmoor after lying dormant for centuries.
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Council's refusal to approve Castle Cary homes overturned

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 14:52
The Planning Inspectorate has overturned a council decision after an appeal by the developer.
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Johann Van Graan: Incoming coach to take complete responsibility for rugby matters

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 14:43
Incoming Bath boss Johann van Graan will become the club's head of rugby and take complete responsibility for rugby matters.
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Six South West football fans banned from attending matches

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 20:18
They will not be going to games for up to five years, police confirm.
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A358 dual carriageway plans could replace M5 roundabout

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 18:48
Despite costing millions, the M5 roundabout might yet be removed to make way for a dual carriageway.
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Dorchester ranked top place in UK to pass driving test first time

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 18:43
The test centre in Dorset passed 67.3% of learners taking their practical test for the first time.
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Somerset council declares cost of living emergency

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 15:15
Mendip District Council says many people in rural Somerset are struggling to cope.
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Hotel closes to tourists to offer sanctuary to Ukrainian refugees

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 05:54
Nitsa Michael runs the hotel and says many of her family were former refugees so she had to help.
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Britain's former modern pentathlon world champion Jamie Cooke retires

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 16:55
Great Britain's former modern pentathlon world champion Jamie Cooke retires aged 31 to become head coach of the Greece national team.
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Iraqi trial of British geologist Jim Fitton is postponed

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 14:53
Jim Fitton, 66, who is charged with artefact smuggling, has had his trial date postponed.
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Is Hinkley Point C to blame for rising house prices?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 06:15
EDF's nuclear power station project has brought prosperity to Somerset but are rising house prices the cost?
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Premiership: Bath 27-24 London Irish - Orlando Bailey seals late victory

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2022 - 19:36
Orlando Bailey's late penalty sees Bath move off the bottom of the Premiership after a 27-24 win over London Irish.
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