Somerset

Kim Allison, 64, guilty of stalking victim for third time

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:53
An "obsessed" former Royal Navy helicopter pilot is found guilty of stalking his ex-partner for a third time.
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Staff sickness at Avon Fire second highest in country

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:36
A total of 1,738 days were lost to illness at Avon Fire and Rescue last year, nearly triple the year before.
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Yeovil Town: American investor Rob Couhig to take control

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:27
American investor Rob Couhig will take over League Two strugglers Yeovil Town next month.
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Railway station may return to Shepton Mallet

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 14:56
Shepton Mallet's nearest mainline station is Castle Cary, more than seven miles away.
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South Western Railway: RMT suspends strikes after talks

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:26
The RMT said there had been a breakthrough in the row, following strikes over Christmas and New Year.
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Suicide rate for vets four times national average

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:07
A charity is aiming to help those who are struggling, by providing a free and confidential support system.
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West of England Radio Rally: Parking charges scrapped

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 14:34
The West of England Radio Rally would have been affected by new parking charges across Frome.
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Whiteball rail tunnel shut for three weeks for repairs

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 07:02
Network Rail is carrying out "essential engineering works" on the tunnel between Taunton and Exeter.
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Forest Green Rovers v Yeovil Town

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:31
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Forest Green Rovers and Yeovil Town.
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Premiership: Bath v Newcastle Falcons

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:27
Team news as Bath host Newcastle Falcons in Saturday's Premiership fixture at The Rec (15:00 GMT).
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Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:38
Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change.
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Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:22
Unions say they had warned about the "disastrous privatisation programme" four years ago.
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Bogus heating installer Daniel Park, 26, given suspended sentence

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:01
When one customer lit her stove, smoke billowed into the room setting off a carbon monoxide alarm.
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Christian Judge: Saracens re-sign Cornish Pirates prop for rest of season

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:58
Bath-bound Cornish Pirates prop Christian Judge re-joins Saracens on a short-term deal until the end of the season.
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Weston General A&E document used out-of-date advice

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:35
Campaigners are concerned that health officials looking at the A&E's future used advice published in 1998.
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Woman impersonated police officer to steal from 88-year-old

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 17:16
Tracey Hayward was jailed for two years after admitting burglary and theft.
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Agent Provocateur shop displays branded 'pornographic'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 16:11
The adverts show a model in a "suggestive pose" wearing underwear described as "see-through" by some.
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'Sleepless nights' over crossing in Weston-super-Mare

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 14:18
The application was met with 93 letters of objection but planning officers recommended approval. 
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Stalker jailed twice on trial again for stalking

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:19
An "obsessed" former Royal Navy helicopter pilot is in court accused of stalking a company director.
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Man critical after Trowbridge Tesco car park stabbing

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:17
He suffered life-threatening injuries in the attack at a Tesco Extra in Trowbridge on Wednesday.
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