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Bath: City's anti-terror 'ring of steel' could be expanded

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 16:14
Police say the controls would be used in the event of a heightened threat or crowded events.
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Covid-19: Yate hospital workers facing increase in abuse

Mon, 11/29/2021 - 12:10
Hospital workers are facing pressure as wait times and Covid-19 patients increase.
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Mobility scooter rider 'critical' after Chard van crash

Sun, 11/28/2021 - 15:30
Avon and Somerset Police say the man suffered serious injuries in the collision in Chard.
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Storm Arwen: Thousands of homes in the West without power

Sat, 11/27/2021 - 13:49
Power suppliers say they are working quickly to fix the issue.
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Yeovil Town v Dover Athletic

Sat, 11/27/2021 - 11:45
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Yeovil Town and Dover Athletic.
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Christmas light displays back on after Covid and energy price hikes

Sat, 11/27/2021 - 07:15
Home owners say energy price rises will not stop them as they go all out with Christmas displays.
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Premiership: Bath 16-23 Exeter Chiefs - Sam Simmonds' late try downs spirited Bath

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 22:19
Sam Simmonds' late try breaks Bath's hearts as the Chiefs inflict an eighth-straight Premiership defeat on the league's bottom side.
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Campaigner 'thrilled' as Down Syndrome law moves step closer

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 15:03
Wendy O'Carroll founded a charity for Down's syndrome families and hopes the bill will become law.
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Jennifer and Stephen Chapple's neighbour remanded in custody over murders

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 11:33
Collin Reeves is accused of killing Jennifer and Stephen Chapple while their children were sleeping.
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Online shopping flooding Somerset recycling centres with cardboard

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 11:05
Somerset Waste Partnership says cardboard packaging is putting a strain on its resources.
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Somerset Council sorry for failure to comply with adoption regulations

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 17:44
A High Court judge says the administrative failings might have affected as many as 300 children.
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Fran Wilson: Western Storm confirm return of former England batter

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 15:53
Former England batter Fran Wilson is returning to play for Western Storm next season.
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Avon and Somerset Police confirm Sarah Crew as chief constable

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 14:56
Sarah Crew is officially named as the head of Avon and Somerset Police force.
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Jennifer and Stephen Chapple: Man appears in court over murders

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 12:17
Collin Reeves is accused of killing Jennifer and Stephen Chapple while their children were sleeping.
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Bath to hire dedicated defence coach after review into poor Premiership start

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 11:04
Bath are to hire a dedicated defence coach as one of a number of changes after a review into the team's poor form.
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Rise in long ambulance delays across South West England

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 19:04
Nine patients had to wait more than 24 hours for an ambulance or other transport.
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Jennifer and Stephen Chapple: Man charged over couple's murder

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 18:41
Collin Reeves will appear in court on Thursday over the deaths of Jennifer and Stephen Chapple.
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Richard Herring raises £30,000 for two Hertfordshire hospitals

Wed, 11/24/2021 - 11:07
Richard Herring thanks two hospitals where he had an operation and treatment for testicular cancer.
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Bromley 1-2 Yeovil Town

Tue, 11/23/2021 - 22:16
Bromley lose for the first time in 12 National League games as Yeovil grab victory at Hayes Lane.
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Anthony Watson: Bath & England wing given suspended ban after criticising referee on Twitter

Tue, 11/23/2021 - 17:27
Bath and England wing Anthony Watson is handed a suspended one-week ban after criticising refereeing decisions on Twitter.
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