Somerset

Octagon Theatre upgrade work to start in January 2023

BBC Somerset News Feed - 6 hours 44 min ago
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - 9 hours 21 min ago
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - 13 hours 25 min ago
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 22:11
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 17:11
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 15:52
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 15:43
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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A358 dual carriageway plans could replace M5 roundabout

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 19:48
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 19:43
The test centre in Dorset passed 67.3% of learners taking their practical test for the first time.
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Five South West football fans banned from matches

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 17:01
The men will not be going to games for between three and five years, police said.
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Somerset council declares cost of living emergency

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 16:15
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 06:54
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 17:55
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

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 15:53
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?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 07:15
EDF's nuclear power station project has brought prosperity to Somerset but are rising house prices the cost?
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Championship: Hampshire bowler Keith Barker sends Somerset to heavy defeat

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2022 - 16:42
Hampshire bowler Keith Barker takes 6-27 as Somerset suffer heavy home defeat on day three in Taunton.
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Charlotte Edwards Cup: South East Stars cruise to victory over Western Storm

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2022 - 14:08
Aylish Cranstone and Kalea Moore hit half-centuries as South East Stars cruise to a seven-wicket win over Western Storm in the Charlotte Edwards Cup.
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County Championship: Craig Overton takes 400th first-class wicket as Somerset fight back against Hampshire

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 19:30
Craig Overton takes his 400th first-class wicket as Somerset fight back at the end of a rain-shortened second day against Hampshire.
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Ewan Richards: Bath forward commits 'long-term' future

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 17:00
Versatile forward Ewan Richards signs a "long-term" contract with Bath.
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Yeovil Town sell Huish Park to South Somerset District Council for £2.8m

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:16
Yeovil Town's £2.8m sale of Huish Park to South Somerset District Council is concluded.
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