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Ofsted rates Frome Steiner school 'inadequate'

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:18
Steiner Academy Frome is rated inadequate by inspectors who criticised the "quality of teaching".
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Weston-super-Mare brothel owner exposed in BBC report is jailed

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 18:08
Natalie Davis, who ran a massage parlour in Somerset, shamelessly exploited vulnerable women, police said.
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Lewis Boyce, Christian Judge, Will Stuart and Mike Williams: Bath sign four forwards

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:01
Bath announce the signing of four forwards for next season, including Harlequins prop Lewis Boyce.
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Bournemouth: Midfielder Matt Worthington makes free-transfer move to Yeovil

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:29
Yeovil re-sign Bournemouth midfielder Matt Worthington on a free transfer on a deal to run until the summer of 2021.
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Jordan Green: Barnsley sign Yeovil Town winger for undisclosed fee

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:48
Barnsley sign Yeovil Town winger Jordan Green for an undisclosed fee after 18 months at the Somerset club.
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Man pleads not guilty to Poppy Devey-Waterhouse murder

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:59
Joe Atkinson, 25, pleads not guilty to the murder of Poppy Devey-Waterhouse in a flat in Leeds.
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Woman, 88, 'horrifically' hurt in Weston-super-Mare street robbery

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:25
The victim, who is not being named, broke her nose and wrist as she fell during a mugging.
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Clarks 'robot-assisted' shoe factory in Street may close

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:14
The facility only opened in 2017 but 80 jobs are now at risk after production targets are not met.
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Jack Leach: England spinner signs Somerset contract extension

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:34
England spinner Jack Leach extends his contract with Somerset through to the end of the 2020 season.
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Bell-ringing 'widowed' swan called Wynn back The Bishop's Palace

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 18:01
A swan called Wynn who left a palace moat with her cygnets when her breeding partner died has returned.
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M&S names next 17 stores it wants to close

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 14:49
The proposed closures, affecting 1,045 staff, are part of its plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.
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Reticulated Python dumped in Somerset lay-by

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:35
The RSPCA says some owners struggle to cope with the creatures, which can grow up to 30ft (9m) long.
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Bath's Sydney Gardens to be restored

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 00:29
Sydney Gardens in Bath is among six parks to have been awarded a total of £13.8m in lottery cash.
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Taulupe Faletau: Wales number eight set to miss Six Nations with broken arm

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:46
Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau is set to miss the Six Nations after suffering another broken arm.
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Anger over 'naked men' at unisex changing rooms in Bath

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:43
Several women said they are "uncomfortable" using new communal facilities in a leisure centre.
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George Bartlett: Somerset batsman signs contract extension until 2021

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 10:23
Somerset batsman George Bartlett extends his contract until the end of the 2021 season.
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Farmer's fears for future due to Brexit

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 01:35
A lack of seasonal workers could lead to crops not being picked, says a Somerset farmer.
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Dating apps: What are they doing to our mental health?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:05
Will's a serial swiper, Alvin's 'addicted' and Meggy's giving up. Do we know how dating apps affect us?
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Yeovil Town Ladies 1-2 Liverpool Women: Courtney Sweetman-Kirk scores winner

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 17:12
Courtney Sweetman-Kirk's acrobatic stoppage time goal ends Liverpool's seven-game winless league run and dents Yeovil's survival hopes.
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Chard bank where Crown Jewels said to have been stored to be auctioned

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:58
The former NatWest bank boasts an underground vault that is bigger than the building above it.
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