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Bath Spa University to hand out drink spike testing cards

Somerset BBC News Feed - 7 hours 28 min ago
The university and students' union are taking action after hearing the problem is worsening.
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Bath men's post-natal group aims to beat 'macho culture'

Somerset BBC News Feed - 9 hours 28 min ago
A new support group in Bath begins to help fathers affected by anxiety and low mood.
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South Western Railway strike set to hit Royal Ascot

Somerset BBC News Feed - 15 hours 45 min ago
The RMT is planning a five-day strike in a row with South Western Railway over guards on trains.
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Driver failed to stop before hitting wall outside Congresbury pub

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/16/2019 - 14:30
The man, with children in his car, was followed by police for nearly nine miles before crashing.
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Exhibition commemorates iconic work of Frome foundry

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/15/2019 - 00:31
Works created by JW Singer & Sons include London's Boudicca and Winchester's King Alfred.
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Yeovil Town: Unnamed bidder 'close' to completing takeover of National League club

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 19:49
Yeovil Town say they have agreed a takeover of the National League club and are "close" to announcing their new owners.
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Elderly and young unite over Somerset gardening project

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/14/2019 - 08:51
The Growing Together project is designed to bring two generations together with gardening.
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Fox cub gets head stuck in mayonnaise jar

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 17:22
The cub, thought to be about three months old, was struggling to get the the condiment jar off its head.
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County Championship: Lewis Gregory 11-53 match haul helps Somerset thrash Kent

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 16:01
Lewis Gregory takes 11-53 in the match as County Championship leaders Somerset bowl out Kent for 59 to win at Canterbury.
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Queen Victoria's bloomers sell for £1,000 at auction

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 14:57
The royal underwear is approximately 44in (112cm) at the waist and embroidered with initials VR.
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Bath wildflower meadows project to be expanded

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:36
The National Trust says the seeds it has collected will be used to create more wildflower meadows.
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Jennifer Saunders 'nervous' ahead of Bath appearance

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:36
Comedian Jennifer Saunders says she has a "lot of nerves" ahead of her appearance in a play in Bath.
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The worst places for cancer care waits revealed

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:26
Nearly three-quarters of services are failing the 62-day target. But which service has the worst record?
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Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/13/2019 - 04:01
Ticket sales for tribute act events such as Glastonbudget and The Big Fake Festival are on the rise.
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Weston-super-Mare office block could become student flats

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 16:18
The "vacant and underutilised" block in Weston-super-Mare could be turned into housing for 109 students.
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Cider workers remember Nailsea factory

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:00
Workers recall their time at the Coate's Cider factory in Nailsea as part of a history project.
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County Championship: Notts v Hampshire drawn as rain hits Wednesday schedule

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:20
Nottinghamshire and Hampshire draw after a third straight washout, while other games are also affected by bad weather.
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County Championship: Lewis Gregory takes 6-32 as 22 wickets fall between Somerset & Kent

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 19:23
Lewis Gregory takes 6-32 on a remarkable second day between Kent and Somerset that sees 22 wickets fall at Canterbury.
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Unusual white squirrel spotted in Bath garden

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:27
The rare white squirrel spotted pinching nuts from a bird feeder.
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County Championship: Kent and Somerset suffer first-day washout

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 18:01
Day one of Kent's County Championship Division One game against Somerset is abandoned without a ball being bowled.
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