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Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward to see specialist about recurring knee problem

Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward is to see a specialist as a result of a recurring knee injury.

Ward has found his playing time significantly curtailed this season due to the problem, and has been restricted to just one game a week in recent months.

The issue kept him out of

yesterday 12:11
Kevin Nolan: Ex-Newcastle United and West Ham United star left frustrated by Yeovil Town defence

Yeovil Town's strong defensive display at Notts County left Kevin Nolan feeling frustrated after a match that ended goalless.

The hosts enjoyed the better of the possession at Meadow Lane but were unable to create many chances as the Glovers stood firm.

A draw keeps Nolan's unbeaten

yesterday 11:05
The nine greatest Somerset players ever to play for England

Somerset will play host to an England international for the first time since 1983 as summer when they face South Africa in a T20 international at the Cooper Associates County Ground on June 23.

And there will be a high chance that what will be a sell-out crowd inside Taunton will be

yesterday 09:59
A 'sugar baby' explains how the relationships work

26 February 2017 Last updated at 09:33 GMT

A growing number of female "sugar babies" are working in the sex industry to help fund their way through higher education.

The relatively new practice of "sugar dating" has resulted in more and more students getting paid by wealthy older

yesterday 09:43
9 product recalls to beware of from Asda, Waitrose, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and more

How many of us actually check product recalls?

They happen all the time and are published on the Food Standards Agency website. Often there will be notes put up in shops.

But if we've already got a food dish in our cupboards which might be dangerous for allergy sufferers, or a

yesterday 07:47
Foo Fighters at Cheese & Grain in Frome: What was it like inside secret gig?

So that's it folks. One of the world's most famous rock bands has graced Frome with a two and a half hour secret gig.

Not only that – it used the town as the location to announce it was headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2017.

The gig made up part of an

yesterday 22:59
Johnson hails "outstanding" City
Head coach heaps praise on players and fans after Newcastle draw.
2017-02-25 20:41
Notts County 0-0 Yeovil Town - player ratings and man of the match

Yeovil Town battled their way to a hard-fought point in a goalless draw at Notts County this afternoon.

Defence very much trumped attack at Meadow Lane as both sides struggled to create chances for the majority of the 90 minutes.

But who impressed most as the Glovers held out for a

2017-02-25 20:35
Notts County v Yeovil Town - Southampton youngster returns for Glovers at Meadow Lane

Yeovil Town face a second potential banana skin on the road in as many weeks as they travel to Notts County this afternoon.

The Glovers will be eager to bounce back from last weekend's 2-0 defeat at Cheltenham Town which extended their recent run of form to just one win in 13

2017-02-25 19:27
Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward to see specialist as a result of recurring knee problem

Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward is to see a specialist as a result of a recurring knee injury.

Ward has found his playing time significantly curtailed this season due to the problem, and has been restricted to just one game a week in recent months.

The issue has kept him out of this

2017-02-25 17:15
Six changes for City at Newcastle
Johnson mixes things up against league leaders.
2017-02-25 16:15
Glastonbury man admits failing to provide adequate care for his horses

A man from Glastonbury who admitted failing to provide adequate care for his horses has been disqualified from owning equines for five years.

John Holland of Brindham Lane, Glastonbury appeared before magistrates in Yeovil on February 23 where he pleaded guilty to three offences under

2017-02-25 16:09
Will West Bromwich Albion youngster punish Yeovil Town as he meets old club with Notts County?

Yeovil Town's players could find themselves up against a familiar opponent on Saturday when they take on Notts County.

Tahvon Campbell is a recent arrival at Meadow Lane, having joined the Magpies on loan from West Bromwich Albion on transfer deadline day.

Campbell spent the first

2017-02-25 15:03
Kevin Nolan: The ex-Newcastle United and West Ham United star aiming to keep Notts County up

If Yeovil Town are to beat Notts County on Saturday, they will have to topple a side managed by one of the Premier League's most recognisable names of the last decade.

The job at Meadow Lane is Kevin Nolan's second spell in management after spending three months in charge at Leyton Orient

2017-02-25 13:57
Three on slavery charges after nuclear bunker cannabis find
Three men face slavery charges following the discovery of a cannabis factory in a former nuclear bunker.
2017-02-25 13:41
RECAP Foo Fighters headline Glastonbury Festival - revealed with gig in Frome

Foo Fighters are headlining Glastonbury Festival.

Their place on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday, June 24 has been confirmed at a secret gig at the Cheese and Grain in Frome.

The band was introduced by festival founder Michael Eavis.

Foo Fighters in Frome – the story so

2017-02-25 01:49
Daily News
Pupils take part in national robotics competition.

26 February 2017 Last updated at 18:43 GMT

Pupils from across the UK have been taking part in a national robotics competition.

Teams of students aged 9-16 worked together in the Lego League competition held at the University of the West of England in Bristol.

The science and

yesterday 19:43
Gavin Henson: Bristol and ex-Wales fly-half felt like a loner during injury

Former Wales back Gavin Henson has spoken about the isolation he felt during his injury absence after kicking Bristol to victory over rivals Bath.

The 35-year-old had played less than an hour of rugby all season before coming back from a shoulder problem on Sunday.

"To be out that

yesterday 18:37
Don't fall for the 'can you hear me' telephone scam which could cost you thousands of pounds

Telephone scammers have devised a new scam which could cost you thousands of pounds if you answer the question 'can you hear me?'.

People have been warned to be careful when answering their phone to a number that they don't recognise.

If you hear the phrase 'can you hear me?' from

yesterday 15:59
Bristol's Colston Hall 'an affront to a multicultural city' and must be renamed, says David Olusoga

A prominent historian says Bristol's Colston Hall is "an affront to a multicultutral city" and should be renamed.

British-Nigerian historian David Olusoga said Bristol was "blind" to its historical connections with slavery and and "has socioeconomic and racial zoning of Bristol worthy of

yesterday 14:53
Bristol men appear in court charged with slavery and growing £1m of cannabis in nuclear bunker

Three men have appeared in court charged with slavery and drug offences after more than £1million worth of cannabis was found in a former nuclear bunker.

Martin Fillery, 45, Plamen Nguyen, 27, and Ross Winter, 30, stood before Swindon Magistrates Court on Saturday.

Read more:

yesterday 13:47
Bristol Rugby v Bath Rugby LIVE: Latest score updates from the Aviva Premiership clash

FOLLOWING a busy week off the field, Bristol Rugby take on Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership derby at Ashton Gate this lunchtime.

Bristol this week announced the arrival of experienced coach Alan Solomons as coaching consultant until the end of the season, while it was also confirmed

yesterday 12:41
Warning issued after Fishponds woman targeted by 'BT' phone scammers

Bristol residents have been urged to take extra caution when answering calls they are not expecting after a woman in Fishponds was targeted by BT phone scammers.

Suzanne Parker claims she received two calls in quick succession on February 16 by men claiming to be from BT.

She

yesterday 12:41
Lily Allen opens up about her mental health issues after son's death

Pop singer Lily Allen has revealed that she is bipolar and also suffered post traumatic stress disorder after the loss of her baby son.

The artist, who previously owned a house near Cranham in Gloucestershire, made the revelation during an emotional Twitter exchange about the treatment of

yesterday 12:41
Latest news from Bristol
yesterday 19:43 Pupils take part in national robotics competition.
yesterday 18:37 Gavin Henson: Bristol and ex-Wales fly-half felt like a loner during injury
yesterday 15:59 Don't fall for the 'can you hear me' telephone scam which could cost you thousands of pounds
yesterday 14:53 Bristol's Colston Hall 'an affront to a multicultural city' and must be renamed, says David Olusoga
yesterday 13:47 Bristol men appear in court charged with slavery and growing £1m of cannabis in nuclear bunker
yesterday 12:41 Bristol Rugby v Bath Rugby LIVE: Latest score updates from the Aviva Premiership clash
yesterday 12:41 Warning issued after Fishponds woman targeted by 'BT' phone scammers
yesterday 12:41 Lily Allen opens up about her mental health issues after son's death
yesterday 12:11 ​Glastonbury Festival latest – from Foo Fighters to those Green Day rumours
yesterday 12:11 Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward to see specialist about recurring knee problem
yesterday 11:33 Tough new penalties for drivers caught using mobile telephone at the wheel come into force this week
yesterday 11:33 A 'record' number of Bristol businesses have signed up for DIY SOS to help bring Ryan home
yesterday 11:05 Kevin Nolan: Ex-Newcastle United and West Ham United star left frustrated by Yeovil Town defence
yesterday 10:27 Newcastle 2, Bristol City 2: Players play for Johnson, Wilbraham master stroke, youngsters excel
yesterday 09:59 The nine greatest Somerset players ever to play for England
yesterday 09:43 A 'sugar baby' explains how the relationships work
yesterday 09:21 TV chef Gino D'Acampo joins Bristol binmen on St George recycling round-up
yesterday 07:47 Eating and drinking for free in Taunton - here's how
yesterday 07:47 9 product recalls to beware of from Asda, Waitrose, Morrisons, Sainsbury's and more
yesterday 00:11 Bristol’s Colston Hall is an affront to a multicultural city. Let’s rename it now
yesterday 22:59 Ed Sheeran and Green Day confirmed for Glastonbury by accident by the BBC?
yesterday 22:59 Foo Fighters at Cheese & Grain in Frome: What was it like inside secret gig?
2017-02-25 22:31 Lee Johnson: Bristol City head coach praises side after Newcastle United draw
2017-02-25 20:41 Johnson hails "outstanding" City
2017-02-25 20:35 Notts County 0-0 Yeovil Town - player ratings and man of the match
2017-02-25 19:57 Newcastle United 2 Bristol City 2: Robins fight back with passionate performance against Magpies
2017-02-25 19:27 Notts County v Yeovil Town - Southampton youngster returns for Glovers at Meadow Lane
2017-02-25 19:13 Premiership: Bristol v Bath
2017-02-25 18:51 Fishponds Road protesters stage partial 'blockades' to highlight dangers
2017-02-25 17:15 Yeovil Town captain Darren Ward to see specialist as a result of recurring knee problem
2017-02-25 16:37 Bristol Rovers v Scunthorpe United LIVE score and goal updates from the Memorial Stadium
2017-02-25 16:15 Six changes for City at Newcastle
2017-02-25 16:09 Glastonbury man admits failing to provide adequate care for his horses
2017-02-25 15:31 Newcastle United v Bristol City LIVE score and goal updates from St James' Park
2017-02-25 15:03 Will West Bromwich Albion youngster punish Yeovil Town as he meets old club with Notts County?
2017-02-25 14:25 New map shows flood risk to every street in Bristol from Environment Agency
2017-02-25 13:57 Kevin Nolan: The ex-Newcastle United and West Ham United star aiming to keep Notts County up
2017-02-25 13:41 Lizzy Yarnold wins Skeleton World Championships bronze
2017-02-25 13:41 Three on slavery charges after nuclear bunker cannabis find
2017-02-25 13:19 ​New £1 coin could feature engraving of a full English fry-up
2017-02-25 12:13 11 things you only know if you drive on the M32 in Bristol
2017-02-25 12:13 ​Bristol men face slavery charges after police find largest cannabis farm in the country
2017-02-25 11:07 Bristol man who ate plastic in Tesco cheesecake: 'I thought it was crunchy crumble!'
2017-02-25 11:07 Opinion: A four-day school week because of budget cuts will be devastating for children and teachers
2017-02-25 10:01 Gumtree scammer used fake £50 notes to buy iPhones
2017-02-25 01:49 RECAP Foo Fighters headline Glastonbury Festival - revealed with gig in Frome
2017-02-25 00:05 Man rescued from car after crash on busy A370 road near Weston-super-Mare
2017-02-24 22:31 Foo Fighters headline Glastonbury Festival - revealed with gig in Frome: LIVE
2017-02-24 21:25 Foo Fighters in Frome - footage appears to show members arriving in Frome before rumoured secret gig
2017-02-24 21:25 Foo Fighters are rumoured to be at Glastonbury Festival site
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