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PC James Clements found not guilty of Taser assault

BBC Somerset News Feed - 2 hours 4 min ago
A judge said he had "found nothing at all questionable" about the PC's conduct.
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Joe Cokanasiga: Bath winger sidelined by serious knee injury

BBC Somerset News Feed - 5 hours 55 min ago
Bath and England wing Joe Cokanasiga faces a lengthy spell out after returning from the World Cup with a serious knee injury.
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Final warning for Somerset police officer who shared assault video

BBC Somerset News Feed - 10 hours 10 min ago
A hearing heard the officer acted in a "moment of madness" when he shared the video with friends.
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Connecting Devon and Somerset is incompetent, say broadband campaigners

BBC Somerset News Feed - 12 hours 29 min ago
Campaigners claim the group has failed to finish the project despite being handed it in 2010.
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Haringey v Yeovil: Two further men arrested after reports of racial abuse at FA Cup tie

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 17:03
Police investigating reports of racist abuse in Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town's FA Cup tie make two further arrests.
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Numatic International to expand in Chard and create 300 jobs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 16:57
Numatic International, based in Chard, says the changes will enable it to grow by one-third by 2024.
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Rugby player Freddie Pring's Magaluf balcony death 'accidental'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 14:04
Freddie Pring fell from a beachfront hotel balcony while "three times over drink-drive limit".
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South Western Railway December rail strikes to go ahead

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 11:58
The stoppage will affect South Western Railway services in December and on New Year's Day.
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Charges dropped in Somerset gimp suit scare case

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:08
Police say due to insufficient evidence, no further action will be taken against the arrested men.
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Penalty shootout English record: Taunton beat Truro in 34-kick marathon

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 08:42
A non-league cup match equals the English record for the longest penalty shootout as 34 kicks are needed to settle the tie.
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Lorry gets stuck in narrow Somerset lane

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 14:11
The vehicle became stuck between two buildings in Croscombe after getting lost in narrow lanes.
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West Somerset Railway's future in doubt after £800k loss

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 12:07
A report by West Somerset Railway's auditors questions its viability "as a going concern".
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Beavers to be reintroduced in Somerset and South Downs

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:30
The National Trust says releasing the mammals will help with flood management and improve biodiversity.
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Bath woman's sentence for killing father extended

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 19:21
Nicola Townsend's father died after she threw a TV remote control at him and pushed him over.
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Sixty pupils hit by flu-like virus at Bristol school

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:00
About a third of the pupils at Backwell Junior School have been affected.
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Somerset docked 24 points for 'poor' pitch against Essex

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:48
Somerset are docked 24 points after being found guilty of preparing a "poor" pitch for their Championship match against Essex.
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Medical cannabis: Secret Somerset site conducting research

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:25
First government-approved plants now growing at secret Somerset location
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Wells Cathedral's resident cat Louis dies

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:18
The ginger tomcat became a well-known character after being adopted 16 years ago.
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Sir Paul McCartney to headline Glastonbury's 50th anniversary in 2020

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 14:59
The star will top the bill on the festival's Pyramid Stage, one week after his 78th birthday.
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Tom Abell: Somerset captain signs contract extension

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 13:00
Club captain Tom Abell signs a one-year contract extension with Somerset, which will now run until 2022.
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