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University of Bath vice-chancellor voted out in pay row

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:54
Prof Dame Glynis Breakwell, who earns £468,000, is the highest paid university vice-chancellor in the UK.
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Seal trapped at Port Talbot beach 'doing brilliantly'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:42
A seal pup trapped for days beneath rocks on Aberavon Beach is almost ready to return to the sea.
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Three new options for Somerset dual carriageway plans

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:55
Highways England was criticised for a previous consultation which only included one route option.
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Somerset: Lewis Gregory to captain the county in T20 Blast in 2018

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:34
Lewis Gregory is to captain Somerset in this summer's T20 Blast.
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Army bids farewell to Lynx helicopter with flypast tour

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:59
The farewell flypast has been organised to mark the helicopter's 40 years of service.
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Semesa Rokoduguni: Six Nations to come too soon for injured Bath wing

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:57
Bath and England wing Semesa Rokoduguni is to miss the Six Nations as he recovers from injury, reports BBC Radio Bristol.
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Jackson Willison: Bath sign Worcester Warriors centre from next season

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 16:27
Worcester Warriors' New Zealand-born centre Jackson Willison is to leave to join Bath at the end of the season.
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Carillion collapse raises job fears

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:12
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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Josh Lewis: Dragons sign ex-Ebbw Vale fly-half from Bath

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 14:10
Former Ebbw Vale fly-half Josh Lewis is to join Dragons from Bath for the start of the 2018-19 season.
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Clevedon water parasite boil notice lifted

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:01
Bristol Water apologises and offers compensation after cryptosporidium was found.
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Council accused of keeping 300 grave cemetery find 'hush hush'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:47
North Somerset Council said it "seems" like a cover-up, but publicising cemetery excavations was not common practice.
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They came a-wassailing to Glastonbury

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:18
Druids and storytellers returned to Avalon Orchard at Glastonbury Tor for the annual wassailing festival.
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Port Vale v Yeovil Town

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:05
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Port Vale and Yeovil Town.
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Tom James: Yeovil Town defender signs improved contract

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:32
League Two Yeovil Town give an improved contract to versatile Welsh defender Tom James.
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Ireland to play Somerset in Test warm-up

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:47
Ireland will take on Somerset in a four-day game at Taunton as preparation for their first men's Test match in May against Pakistan.
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Rail strikes hit Northern, Greater Anglia, South Western and Merseyrail

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:43
RMT union members stage a 24-hour walkout for the third time in less than a week.
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EFL Trophy quarter-final draw details

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:55
Chelsea Under-21s will play last season's beaten finalists Oxford United in the Checkatrade Trophy quarter-finals.
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Jordan Green: Yeovil Town winger signs new deal at Huish Park

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:19
Winger Jordan Green signs a new contract with Yeovil Town, keeping him at Huish Park until at least 2019.
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FA Cup: Yeovil v Man Utd fourth-round tie live on BBC One

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:02
Manchester United's FA Cup fourth-round trip to League Two Yeovil Town will be broadcast live on BBC One on Friday, 26 January.
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European Champions Cup: Bath v Scarlets (Fri)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:24
Team news as Bath host Scarlets in Friday's European Champions Cup fixture at The Recreation Ground (19:45 GMT).
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