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Bristol Airport to appeal against rejected expansion plans

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:10
Bristol Airport wants to expand to boost the number of travellers from 10 to 12m a year.
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Craig Overton: Somerset paceman signs new contract until 2023

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 13:59
England seamer Craig Overton signs a new three-year deal with Somerset keeping him at Taunton until 2023.
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Premiership: All behind-closed-doors games to be shown live on television

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 10:59
Every Premiership game played behind closed doors will be shown live on television when the season resumes.
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Beaver families win legal 'right to remain'

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 05:27
Fifteen beaver families have been given a permanent home on the River Otter in East Devon.
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Three men arrested over illegal rave at RAF Charmy Down near Bath

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 17:14
More than 3,000 people attended the event at the former RAF Charmy Down airfield near Bath.
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Weston-super-Mare stab death: Third man charged

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 14:45
Mikhail Hanid was found with knife wounds in Weston-super-Mare and died in hospital.
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'Lucky no-one killed' after rock fall in Watchet

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 14:35
Witnesses describe hearing a "loud bang" similar to thunder when the rocks fell at St Audries Bay.
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Bristol City Women: Bath City's Twerton Park to be Robins' primary new home stadium

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 12:41
Women's Super League side Bristol City are to move their home games primarily to Bath City's Twerton Park for next season.
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Bob Willis Trophy: Worcestershire beat Gloucestershire by eight wickets

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:11
Worcestershire wrap up a comfortable eight-wicket victory against Gloucestershire on the final day at the Bristol County Ground.
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Russian hackers targeted Liam Fox's personal email

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:05
A source tells the BBC documents on UK-US trade negotiations were stolen from the Tory MP's personal account.
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Bob Willis Trophy: Somerset thrash Glamorgan thanks to Overton haul

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:35
Somerset race to an impressive 289-run win over Glamorgan early on the final day as they dismiss the visitors for 166 in a little over an hour.
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Reylon: Rescue deal saves 280 jobs at Wellington bed makers

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:19
A deal to buy Relyon in Wellington from administrators is done by a former chief executive.
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Somerset v Glamorgan: Home side poised for opening win

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 19:12
Somerset move within sight of victory over Glamorgan who start the final day on 126-5 chasing a virtually impossible target of 456.
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Russian hackers stole trade papers from Liam Fox email

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 18:44
Documents on UK-US trade negotiations were leaked in the run-up to the 2019 general election.
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Samantha Jones avoids death for husband's Malaysia murder

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 14:50
Samantha Jones admits killing her husband but only after years of abuse.
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Coronavirus: Ex-offenders' internships hit by pandemic

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:41
A charity which helps ex-offenders says it has lost two-thirds of its work placements due to coronavirus.
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Somerset v Glamorgan: Craig Overton's five wickets blows Glamorgan away

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 19:09
Craig Overton puts Somerset firmly on top as they go into day three on 131-2, leading Glamorgan by 296 runs.
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Coronavirus: What happens if I'm in an area on the watchlist?

Sun, 08/02/2020 - 00:46
How health bosses decide whether a town should go back into lockdown if Covid-19 cases rise.
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Jamie Overton: Surrey sign Somerset seamer on three-year deal

Sat, 08/01/2020 - 11:41
Somerset seamer Jamie Overton signs a three-year contract to join Surrey at the end of the county season.
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Wordsworth's Alfoxton Park home bought by Buddhist charity

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 21:27
The Romantic poet's former home in Somerset - which had fallen into disrepair - is bought for £1.4m.
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