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'Significant' wildfires in West of England but fire services 'coping'

3 hours 42 min ago
Fire services bosses say they are coping with demand but want open fire ban enforced.
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Durham beat Somerset despite Green heroics

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 19:59
Stevie Eskinazi's 182 off 136 balls leads Middlesex to a 102-run One-Day Cup win over Surrey, plus Wednesday's round-up.
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Peter Siddle: Somerset fast bowler to miss 'next few fixtures'

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 16:02
Somerset will be without fast-bowler Peter Siddle for the "next few fixtures" due to a back injury.
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Somerset councils bid for £19.3m in government funds

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 09:19
The money would be used for local improvements in rural parts of Somerset.
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Collin Reeves: Appeal to extend sentence blocked

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 08:41
The Attorney General says the jail term given to killer Colin Reeves was not "unduly lenient".
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Vital Somerset bus route saved following campaign

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:24
First Bus will no longer axe the service between Wells and Bath after a successful campaign.
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National Trust says bats, lichen and water features hit by hot summer

Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:18
The National Trust issues a warning over the impact of the hot summer at some of its sites.
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Crews called to field fires during hot weather

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:30
Firefighters are called to land in Somerset and Wiltshire to prevent flames from spreading.
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George Bartlett: Somerset batter signs one-year extension

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:18
Somerset batter George Bartlett signs a one-year contract extension with the club to stay until the end of the 2023 season.
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Kayleigh Harris: Snowboarder died after ski crash in French Alps

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 08:26
Colleagues say Kayleigh Harris was afraid she could not afford treatment after the collision.
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Women's walking football club granted Parkinson's funding

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 07:52
The group hopes the money will help them expand their sessions across the West.
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Wildfire warnings as firefighters battle numerous blazes in the West

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 20:58
Fire services across the West fight a number of blazes in the last few days as temperatures rise.
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Reports of LGBT hate crimes rise by more than 50% in West

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:49
Reported incidents targeting LGBT people have risen by more than 50% across the West of England.
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NHS Dentists: Patient says shortage is 'dehumanising'

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:34
Sam Tucker says dental care is linked to his heart condition, but he cannot afford to go private.
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Clevedon residents at 'wits end' over gull behaviour

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 10:26
People living in a coastal town say they are woken early, dive bombed and cannot use their gardens.
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Repair work to begin on A378 in Somerset

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 08:59
Preparatory work will begin later to repair a section of the A378 whose surface has badly fractured.
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Gloucs beat Somerset in derby - One-Day Cup round-up

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 18:59
Tom Prest smashes 181 as Hampshire hammer Kent, while Lancashire, Yorkshire, Northants, Gloucestershire, Middlesex and Sussex also win.
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Pot of £1m available for West of England bees projects

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 17:03
Individual grants of up to £100,000 are on offer for West of England projects supporting bees.
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Somerset community farm's future 'on a knife edge'

Sun, 08/07/2022 - 08:08
A Community Farm in Chew Magna says the cost of living has put the farm at risk of having to close.
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Scunthorpe United 2-1 Yeovil Town

Sat, 08/06/2022 - 18:28
Scunthorpe win on their first National League outing as goals from Andrew Boyce and Jacob Butterfield see them beat Yeovil.
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