Somerset

A358 dual carriageway plans could replace M5 roundabout

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 19:48
Despite costing millions, the M5 roundabout might yet be removed to make way for a dual carriageway.
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Dorchester ranked top place in UK to pass driving test first time

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 19:43
The test centre in Dorset passed 67.3% of learners taking their practical test for the first time.
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Five South West football fans banned from matches

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 17:01
The men will not be going to games for between three and five years, police said.
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Somerset council declares cost of living emergency

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 16:15
Mendip District Council says many people in rural Somerset are struggling to cope.
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Hotel closes to tourists to offer sanctuary to Ukrainian refugees

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 06:54
Nitsa Michael runs the hotel and says many of her family were former refugees so she had to help.
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Britain's former modern pentathlon world champion Jamie Cooke retires

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 17:55
Great Britain's former modern pentathlon world champion Jamie Cooke retires aged 31 to become head coach of the Greece national team.
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Iraqi trial of British geologist Jim Fitton is postponed

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 15:53
Jim Fitton, 66, who is charged with artefact smuggling, has had his trial date postponed.
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Is Hinkley Point C to blame for rising house prices?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 07:15
EDF's nuclear power station project has brought prosperity to Somerset but are rising house prices the cost?
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Championship: Hampshire bowler Keith Barker sends Somerset to heavy defeat

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2022 - 16:42
Hampshire bowler Keith Barker takes 6-27 as Somerset suffer heavy home defeat on day three in Taunton.
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Charlotte Edwards Cup: South East Stars cruise to victory over Western Storm

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2022 - 14:08
Aylish Cranstone and Kalea Moore hit half-centuries as South East Stars cruise to a seven-wicket win over Western Storm in the Charlotte Edwards Cup.
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Championship: Craig Overton takes 400th first-class wicket as Somerset fight back against Hampshire

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 19:30
Craig Overton takes his 400th first-class wicket as Somerset fight back at the end of a rain-shortened second day against Hampshire.
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Ewan Richards: Bath forward commits 'long-term' future

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 17:00
Versatile forward Ewan Richards signs a "long-term" contract with Bath.
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Yeovil Town sell Huish Park to South Somerset District Council for £2.8m

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:16
Yeovil Town's £2.8m sale of Huish Park to South Somerset District Council is concluded.
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Premiership: Bath v London Irish

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 13:47
Team news as Bath host London Irish in Saturday's Premiership fixture at the Rec. (15:00 BST).
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Murder charges after death of Wiveliscombe man

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 13:19
Daniel Bond, 34, and Lee Conlon, 37, appear in court after a man in his 50s died in Wiveliscombe.
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Hinkley Point C delayed by a year as cost goes up by £3bn

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 10:59
The revised operating date for the Somerset site is June 2027 and is expected to cost up to £26bn.
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Exmoor park receives plastic-free community status

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:12
The award recognises the efforts of those who live and work in the area to tackle single-use plastic.
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Semesa Rokoduguni: England wing to leave Bath after decade at Recreation Ground

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 20:28
England international winger Semesa Rokoduguni is to leave Bath Rugby at the end of the current Premiership season.
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Championship: Kyle Abbott shines as Hampshire bowl out Somerset

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 19:00
Kyle Abbott leads an impressive display by Hampshire's seamers as Somerset are bowled out for 211 on day one at Taunton.
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Three arrested in Wiveliscombe murder probe

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 17:34
Two men and a woman are in custody after a man in his 50s died in Wiveliscombe, Somerset.
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