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Premiership: Bath v Harlequins

1 hour 58 min ago
Team news as Bath host Harlequins in Saturday's Premiership fixture at The Rec (15:00 GMT).
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Six Nations 2020: Jonathan Joseph on wing for England v Ireland

3 hours 12 min ago
Jonathan Joseph is named on the wing with Elliot Daly at full-back for Sunday's Six Nations match with Ireland at Twickenham.
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Thieves target Somerset churches 'under cover of storms'

5 hours 16 min ago
Four Somerset churches have been targeted in the past week, according to the diocese.
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England v Ireland: Beno Obano to cover Joe Marler or Ellis Genge

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 15:06
Bath prop Beno Obano could be in line for a first England cap after being recalled to Eddie Jones' training squad for Sunday's Six Nations game against Ireland
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Students hit by 14-day university lecturers strike

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:23
Students facing disruption as union members in 74 universities begin 14 days of strike action.
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No-fault evictions: 'Our lives are falling apart'

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:02
Becky Palmer and her family were given two months to leave a home they had rented for 12 years.
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Somerset householders face extra £50 on council tax bill

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:33
Somerset County Council and North Somerset Council meet to set their budgets for 2020-21.
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South Western Railway offers compensation after strikes

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 14:00
South Western Railway services were disrupted by industrial action for 27 days in December.
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Great Western Railway staff defraud firm

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 17:04
Former deputy operations director Mark Heffernan spent the money on alcohol, hotels and bonuses.
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Teacher banned for abusing pupils with special needs

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 16:25
Thomas Marshall, 46, worked at Fosse Way School in Radstock for four years until 2018.
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Somerset farmer builds own solar-powered ice cream van

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:29
David Baker has sold ice cream for over 30 years and says his bespoke van will modernise the industry.
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Ex-RAF pilot sells vintage motorbikes to save Somerset church

Sun, 02/16/2020 - 02:00
Bill Southcombe wants to raise £45,000 towards saving the village church his ancestor built.
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Yeovil Town P-P Chesterfield

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 11:15
Saturday's National League game between Yeovil Town and Chesterfield is postponed because of safety concerns.
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Weymouth to Yeovil rail line closes for seven days

Sat, 02/15/2020 - 09:13
Buses will replace trains between Weymouth and Yeovil Pen Mill, extending some journeys by an hour.
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Parents of baby born on motorway reunited with 999 call operators who helped them.

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 17:42
A couple whose baby was delivered on a motorway have been reunited with the 999 call operators that helped them.
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Parents thank 999 operators after M5 roadworks birth

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 14:28
Jayne Rowland was on her way to hospital when she went into the final stages of labour on the M5.
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Premiership: Worcester Warriors v Bath

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 13:04
Team news as Worcester Warriors host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Sixways.
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Carlisle conman 'destroyed two women's lives'

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 15:27
David John Mackay lived secret lives with both, stole from them, and ran up debts in their names.
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Emily Eavis: Glastonbury festival 'has to achieve 50/50 gender-balance'

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 10:06
The organiser of Glastonbury festival won Godlike Genius at the NME Awards in London.
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Watchet harbour wall battered by Storm Ciara

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 17:49
The harbour wall was damaged in December but now more of it has collapsed after Storm Ciara.
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