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Autistic boy 'mocked' by Great Western Railway staff

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 15:25
Crime writer Sarah Hilary said two Great Western Railway staff "jeered" at her and her autistic son.
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Rare barbastelle bats found at Yeovil Country Park

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 15:17
Two barbastelle bats were found in a country park in Somerset during an annual survey.
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Two released in Bridgwater murder investigation

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 15:13
A man died after he was found with serious injuries at Dampiet House in Bridgwater on Saturday.
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Yeovil Town v Crewe Alexandra

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 15:05
Live coverage of Tuesday's League Two game between Yeovil Town and Crewe Alexandra.
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Bath Studio School set to close due to 'lack of demand'

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:23
A trust said the decision to close the school in Bath was "made with a heavy heart".
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South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 06:53
The walkout will be the longest yet in the dispute over the role of guards on South Western Railway.
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Queen's College head failed to report pupil's rape claim

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 20:28
Christopher Alcock is found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct but not banned from teaching.
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Draw made for first round of FA Cup

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 19:40
National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough have the chance of pulling off an FA Cup shock after they draw League Two club Oldham Athletic the first round.
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Spuds flood Yeovil road as tractor sheds load

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 14:54
The road was closed for about an hour as workers cleared the road of a truckload of potatoes.
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Badger cull: 'Crucial data omitted' say RSPCA and vets

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 13:31
The RSPCA joins vets and other charities to accuse the government of "inflating" the success of the cull.
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Second arrest in Bridgwater murder investigation

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 07:02
A man died after he was found with serious injuries at a property in Bridgwater on Saturday.
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Yeovil Town Ladies v Bristol City Women

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 11:29
Live coverage of Sunday's Women's Super League game between Yeovil Town Ladies and Bristol City Women.
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Murder probe launched in Bridgwater after man dies

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 09:47
The victim was pronounced dead at an address in Bridgwater, Somerset.
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Yeovil Town v Tranmere Rovers

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 11:53
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Yeovil Town and Tranmere Rovers.
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First male Norland nannies Liam Willett and Harry Pratt graduate

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:58
The men become the first male students to qualify in the prestigious college's 126-year history.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Wasps v Bath

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:45
Team news as Wasps host Bath in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at the Ricoh Arena (15:15 BST).
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End of life care: How to talk to someone who is dying

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:12
People with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death.
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Eight evacuated in fire at flats in Frome

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 07:09
Fire crews are still at the scene of the fire in Somerset.
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Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Avon and Somerset police alliance to end

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:15
It was set up to deliver policing more efficiently in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Avon and Somerset.
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Somerset County Council: Protesters gather to challenge £14m cuts

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:54
The meeting was called by Liberal Democrats asking for answers about planned savings.
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