Somerset

UK drought: Record dry summer forces sheep off Cotswold pastures

Somerset BBC News Feed - 13 hours 44 min ago
Farmers are moving sheep off grassland and changing other practices, to save water in the Cotswolds.
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Ex-West Somerset Free Press print works to become homes

Somerset BBC News Feed - 13 hours 54 min ago
Councillors back plans for the site in Williton despite concerns over parking on the "cramped" site.
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Jamie Chadwick: 'Consistency' key for W Series champion with third title in sight

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 15:35
Britain's Jamie Chadwick says "consistency" has been key as she goes to Singapore on the verge of winning a third W Series title.
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'I mourn my teenage years taken from me', says sex attacks victim

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:52
One of 66-year-old Everet Higgins' two victims speaks as he is jailed for historical sex offences.
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New home for Bath's Fashion Museum found

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:05
Bath's Fashion Museum will now be set up in the Old Post Office in the city centre.
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Energy prices: Households turning to coal ahead of 'hard winter'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 12:39
One woman who made the switch says her coal bunker has been raided by a thief.
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Ukraine refugees create gingerbread house for host

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:47
A family who fled the conflict in Ukraine construct a model of their host's home in cake form.
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County Championship: 2022 team of the season as chosen by BBC Sport users

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 10:27
With the county cricket season finishing, who did BBC Sport users choose as their best Championship XI for 2022?
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South West: Investment aims to reduce carbon emissions

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 06:33
The funding will go towards new woodlands and nature reserves in the South West.
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Somerset County Council steps in to save crucial bus services

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 06:31
Somerset County Council is providing funding to keep two "lifeline" services.
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Gloucester defeat rivals Bath in Premiership Rugby Cup

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 22:42
Gloucester beat Bath while Exeter and Harlequins also record victories in the Premiership Rugby Cup.
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Somerset parents of missing teenager Freddy plea for his return

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 17:58
Freddy, who has been missing since 20 September, is 5ft 9ins tall, slim, and with short brown hair.
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County Championship: Kent thrash Somerset to end campaign in style

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 17:08
Kent thrash Somerset by an innings and 151 runs to end their County Championship Division One campaign in style at Canterbury.
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Bus stops improved as First routes cut in 'broken system'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 16:36
Up to £5m will be spent on bus stop improvements in a bid to boost passenger numbers.
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Maya Bahra: 'Pivotal' race relations campaigner dies aged 92

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 12:39
Maya Bahra, from Bath, was a founding member of a charity set up to support victims of racism.
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Motorcyclist named after fatal A30 crash in Chard

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 10:33
The family of Nigel Gillard, 74, thanks people for their kind messages following his death.
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Weston-super-Mare care home told to improve after inadequate rating

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 09:42
Sherwood Lodge, in Weston-super-Mare, provides mental health services and was previously rated good.
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Somerset patient safety concerns prompt GP surgery takeover

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 06:27
Burnham and Berrow Medical Centre has been told to make urgent improvements by the healthcare watchdog.
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GWR engineers to join rail staff in strike action

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 20:45
The rail engineers will join thousands in striking on Saturday after a third year of pay freezes.
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County Championship: Kent build big lead against Somerset and are safe from relegation

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 18:28
Kent build a 203-run lead over Somerset, reaching 405-7 on day, two and are now safe from relegation.
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