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Weston Super Half race cancelled amid snow fears

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 15:11
Organisers said they were "devastated" to have to cancel the town's first half-marathon.
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Colchester United v Yeovil Town

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 10:36
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Colchester United and Yeovil Town.
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Drone footage shows Minehead Blue Anchor landslip threat

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 09:25
A recent slip opened up a large crack just metres from the Blue Anchor hotel in Minehead.
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Cheltenham Festival: Gold Cup-winning trainer Colin Tizzard completes fairytale

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 20:31
How dairy farmer turned racehorse trainer Colin Tizzard masterminded a Cheltenham Gold Cup win for Native River.
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Bogus charity bucket conman Jaimie Monteiro jailed

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:50
Jaimie Monteiro sent out teams to raise cash for children and the homeless but kept the money himself.
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Anglo-Welsh Cup final: Bath v Exeter Chiefs (Sun)

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:58
Team news as Bath and Exeter Chiefs meet in Sunday's Anglo-Welsh Cup final at Kingsholm (15:00 GMT).
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Letter stalking inquiry leads to arrest

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:26
Police say the victim, aged in her 40s, has been receiving threatening letters for six years.
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New Zealand v England: Mason Crane out of Tests with back injury, Jack Leach called up

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 07:59
Leg-spinner Mason Crane will miss England's Test tour of New Zealand because of a stress fracture in his lower back.
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James Phillips: Sale sign Bath number eight on two-year contract

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 18:26
Sale make their second signing for 2018-19, Bath number eight James Phillips, on a two-year contract.
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Man raped near Somerset Cricket Club ground in Taunton

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 16:50
Police are seeking two passers-by who helped the 23-year-old victim before and after the attack.
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Taunton's Firepool site regeneration plan approved

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:38
Taunton's regeneration plans for central Firepool site have been approved
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Parents fined £24m for children's truancy and term time holidays

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:36
Some parents say they budget for the cost of term-time fines when planning their family holidays.
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'Unacceptable' Somerset out-of-hours GP contract ends

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 20:04
The GP out-of-hours service will now be taken over by a Devon-based cooperative of doctors
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Jamie Roberts to 'strive and fight' for Wales jersey after Bath deal

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 19:08
Jamie Roberts says he will "strive and fight" to wear the red jersey again for Wales after signing for Bath.
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Yeovil Town Ladies P-P Reading Women

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:00
Wednesday's Women's Super League game between Yeovil Town Ladies and Reading Women is postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.
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Birmingham gym locker thief jailed for three years

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 16:57
Michal Tkacz took phones, watches and bank cards while members exercised or showered nearby.
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Lee Cooper: Somerset chief executive stands down after nine months

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:45
Somerset chief executive Lee Cooper stands down after just nine months in the position.
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Jamie Roberts: Bath to sign Wales centre from Harlequins at the end of the season

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:36
Wales centre Jamie Roberts will join Bath from Harlequins at the end of the 2017-18 Premiership season.
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Police inquiry over Bath school 'mock slave auction'

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:35
The boy was allegedly tied to a lamppost and whipped in a "mock slave auction".
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Nick Auterac: Harlequins to sign Bath loose-head prop at the end of the season

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:03
Premiership side Harlequins will sign Bath loose-head prop Nick Auterac at the end of the 2017-18 season.
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