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Cyclist killed in crash with bus near Hinkley Point

3 hours 1 min ago
The man, in his 50s, received treatment at the scene near Bridgwater but died shortly afterwards.
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Missing WWI memorial stone laid by Harry Patch returned

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 16:49
The World War One memorial laid by "Britain's Last Tommy" Harry Patch went missing in 2018.
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Dinosaur find: Ichthyosaur may be named after dogs that found it

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:24
Jon Gopsill and dogs Poppy and Sam found the 190 million year old ichthyosaur on a Somerset beach.
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Six Nations 2020: England call up eight uncapped players

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:03
England head coach Eddie Jones names eight uncapped players in his 34-man squad for the Six Nations.
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Department store Beales collapses into administration

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 11:29
The collapse of the company, founded in 1881, puts more than 1,000 jobs at risk
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Emily Eavis to get the NME's Godlike Genius award

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:23
She gets the honour 24 years after her father, who set up the Glastonbury Festival in 1970.
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South Africa v England: Dom Bess says 'it was time to pull my finger out'

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:53
England's Dom Bess said he felt it was "time to pull my finger out" before he took five wickets on the third day of the third Test against South Africa.
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Filmmaker Ken Loach at launch of Bath debt advice hub

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:23
The filmmaker says Bath is a divided city where 38% of children live in poverty.
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'Huge number' of feral cats neutered in Somerset

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 12:59
Volunteers in Taunton and Wellington trapped and neutered 109 feral cats and kittens in 2019.
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Yeovil Town v Hartlepool United

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 10:49
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Yeovil Town and Hartlepool United.
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European Champions Cup: Addison fit for Ulster's key Bath game but Moore out

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 10:40
Will Addison is passed fit for Ulster's vital European Champions Cup game against Bath on Saturday but Marty Moore is ruled out.
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Third council rejects west of England housing plans

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 15:25
Bath and North East Somerset Council voted to withdraw from a joint regional plan for housing and growth.
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Derek Fowlds: Yes Minister and Heartbeat actor dies aged 82

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:59
The actor played Bernard in Yes Minister and was in the entire series of Heartbeat.
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Eight immigration arrests after people jump from lorry in Somerset

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 10:27
The arrests were made after a member of the public saw several people leaving a lorry in North Petherton.
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Snowshoe artist Simon Beck's vast snow art in Colorado

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 08:05
Simon Beck battled high winds and "very light" snow in Colorado to create eight intricate drawings.
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‘Submitting to my husband like it's 1959': Why I became a #TradWife

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 02:50
Alena is a #tradwife and she's not alone
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Bath Clean Air Zone: City agrees charge for polluting vehicles

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 20:54
A council agrees to a £9 daily fee for high-emission commercial cars and £100 for HGV and buses.
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Trowbridge and Paulton maternity unit cuts approved by health bosses

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 18:21
Women will no longer to be able to give birth at two midwife-led units in Somerset and Wiltshire.
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Missing man's family plan action against Spanish police

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 14:34
They say they have been refused permission to see CCTV of Phil Pearce's last movements.
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Jamie Roberts: Wales centre leaves Bath to join Stormers

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 12:58
Wales centre Jamie Roberts leaves Bath with immediate effect to join Super Rugby side Stormers in South Africa.
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