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Buckland St Mary air crash: Family pays tribute to killed artist

Wed, 09/15/2021 - 13:23
Margaret Costa, who died in an air crash, was her family's "foundation stone", her relatives say.
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Ric Pallister: Ex-politician admits 'consensual' sexual liaisons

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 14:39
Ric Pallister has admitted engaging in "adulterous relationships" with two of his accusers.
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Somerset detectorist finds rare early-medieval brooch

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 12:56
The brooch was found in farmland near Cheddar, Somerset, and is 1,000 years old.
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County Championship: Lancashire beat Somerset by 10 wickets at Taunton

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 12:53
Lancashire beat Somerset by 10 wickets at Taunton to move into serious County Championship title contention.
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Climate change: Young people very worried - survey

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 05:10
Over half of respondents in a survey believe humanity is doomed and governments are failing to act.
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County Championship: Lancashire take 14 Somerset wickets on day two

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 17:06
Lancashire are in command against Somerset after bowling them out for 90 and then taking further late wickets.
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Work starts on new T-shaped electricity pylons in Somerset

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 16:46
The new design pylons will carry power from Hinkley Point C to six million homes.
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Driver shortage: Refuse collectors poached on the job

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 15:07
Five were poached by other companies amid a shortage of lorry drivers in the UK.
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British American Tobacco negotiated bribe for Mugabe, new evidence suggests

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 23:02
Documents reveal British American Tobacco’s role in bribery and spying in southern Africa.
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County Championship: Luke Wells hundred puts Lancashire on top against Somerset

Sun, 09/12/2021 - 17:47
Lancashire enjoy a strong day with the bat, with a hundred and three fifties, after being put in by Somerset at Taunton.
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Stockport County 0-3 Yeovil Town

Sat, 09/11/2021 - 17:15
Yeovil claim their third successive win in the National League after cruising to a 3-0 win at 10-man Stockport.
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Bath: Lorries could be banned on Cleveland Bridge

Sat, 09/11/2021 - 09:38
Council leaders want restrictions on lorries which could see a ban on a city centre bridge.
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Strawberry Line: Works begins to fill in cycle route missing links

Sat, 09/11/2021 - 07:29
The Strawberry Line section between Shepton Mallet and Wells will be improved.
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Wiltshire PCC criticises Stonewall trans policy on women-only areas

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 17:42
Wiltshire's police and crime commissioner says trans women should not use some women-only spaces.
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Masked man reported spying on Claverham couple at night

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 17:13
Police are patrolling a village in Somerset amid reports of a man spying at a window late at night.
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Somerset dog attack leaves horse rider in hospital

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 15:44
Ashleigh Compton had an asthma attack running away from an aggressive dog that bit her legs and arm.
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Ben Green: Somerset all-rounder signs new two-year contract

Fri, 09/10/2021 - 10:18
Somerset all-rounder Ben Green signs a new two-year contract at Taunton.
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Covid: NASS Festival cancelled due to insurance fears

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 17:46
NASS, which usually attracts 30,000 people to Somerset, has been shelved due to insurance worries.
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Hitachi train cracks due to fatigue and corrosion, report says

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 16:48
A government report reveals why Hitachi trains, which had to be withdrawn, developed cracks.
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Jack Brooks: Somerset fast bowler signs new one-year deal

Thu, 09/09/2021 - 11:35
Somerset fast bowler Jack Brooks signs a one-year contract extension with the county.
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