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Coronavirus: South west roads 'very busy' as lockdown eased

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 07/04/2020 - 15:00
Tourism bosses have said 80,000 people are expected, with hotels and campsites now accepting guests.
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Bath pub manager 'worried' about large party bookings

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 12:11
Joe Cussens says it should not be up to staff to challenge customers on whether they are following guidance.
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South Somerset Council: Battery bank generates cash for frontline services

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 07:30
Surplus solar and wind power is bought while the price is low and sold back when demand is high.
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Coronavirus: Is it the right time for pubs to reopen?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 18:54
Pubs and restaurants can reopen from Saturday but is it the right time for this to happen?
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Weston-super-Mare stabbing: Family tribute to 'gentle' man

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 09:15
Mikhail Hanid was found with numerous stab wounds in Weston-super-Mare and later died in hospital.
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Councils 'need culture change' to boost diversity, campaigner says

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 00:07
Only 4% of English councillors are not white and the Local Government Association backs calls for change.
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Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:39
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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PC 'didn't tell paramedics about woman's overdose'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:46
PC Emma Benson-Shaw is also accused of turning off her body-worn camera to collude with a colleague.
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Nailsea 'It’s okay to be white' posters investigated

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:40
The posters were torn down by a "disgusted" resident from the glass doors of a shopping centre.
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Paul Wells: Tributes paid to man found dead in Highbridge

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 06:49
Paul Wells was "respected and loved by everyone who came into his life", his family says.
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Prisons watchdog finds children 'routinely handcuffed'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 06:12
The prisons watchdog report says the practice is "inappropriate and very concerning".
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Boris Johnson's 'Weston lockdown' claims criticised

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:31
Weston-super-Mare's deputy council leader rubbishes claims the town had a coronavirus lockdown
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Weston-super-Mare: Four arrested in murder probe as stabbed man dies

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:30
Officers were originally called to a property in Weston-super-Mare to reports of a disturbance.
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100 days of lockdown: Birmingham doctor recalls 'fear'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:04
Staff at City Hospital in Birmingham recall the 100 days since lockdown began.
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100 days of lockdown: Aerial footage shows England's empty spaces

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:07
A look back at the height of lockdown when England's cities and tourist spots stood empty.
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Middlesbrough teen reflects on lockdown as a mum

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 08:57
Robyn, 17, reflects on 100 days of coronavirus lockdown as a mum to one-year-old Skyla.
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Captain Tom Moore: NHS fundraiser 'lifted lockdown blues'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 06:11
How one man became a fundraising hero and helped lift the lockdown blues.
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Coronavirus: Junior doctor keeps pandemic video diary

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 02:29
Junior doctor Molly Dineen has kept a video diary after graduating early to help fight Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: How those missed off the shielding list have fared in lockdown

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 02:28
Transplant patients and some with rare lung diseases were initially missed off the shielding list.
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Coronavirus: 'I loaned my pet to someone self-isolating'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 02:27
Some dog owners lent their pets to vulnerable people for company in lockdown - so has it helped?
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