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Darrell Clarke: Bristol Rovers manager signs new five-year contract

Bristol Rovers manager Darrell Clarke has signed a new five-year contract with the League One club.

The 39-year-old led the club to consecutive promotions from the National League to League One before a 10th-place finish in 2016-17.

After assisting former boss John Ward, Clarke took ...

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Lee Johnson: Lee Tomlin still in Bristol City plans, says head coach

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson insists that playmaker Lee Tomlin remains in his plans for the Championship club.

The 28-year-old former Middlesbrough and Bournemouth forward had appeared to suggest on social media on 29 May that he was leaving the Robins this summer.

"Been a pleasure ...

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The Crystal Maze: Inside the new zones

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The Crystal Maze returns to our TV screens on Friday night, more than 20 ...

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Peter O'Mahony captains side against New Zealand

Ireland flanker Peter O'Mahony will captain the British and Irish Lions in the first Test against New Zealand in Auckland on Saturday.

Wales flanker Sam Warburton, made tour captain by head coach Warren Gatland, will be on the bench at Eden Park.

Welshman Liam Williams and England's ...

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Bristol IVF centre's treatment to be transferred to new provider

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Fertility services at Southmead Hospital in Bristol are to be transferred ...

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James Phillips: Bath sign Bristol forward on one-year deal

Bath have signed Bristol's long-serving, versatile forward James Phillips on a one-year deal.

The 29-year-old, who can play at lock or in the back row, had two spells at Bristol either side of playing for Exeter Chiefs and London Scottish.

"James is an excellent addition and comes ...

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Flood defences plan for Severn Estuary

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Flood defences will be built along the Severn Estuary in £80m plans to ...

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Rob Lainton and Cristian Montano join League Two side Port Vale

Port Vale have signed Colombian winger Cristian Montano and goalkeeper Rob Lainton - both on two-year deals.

Montano, 25, arrives in Burslem following two years at Bristol Rovers.

Ex-Bolton Wanderers and Burton Albion keeper Lainton, 27, who ended last season on loan at Cheltenham, ...

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The music festival using pee power to charge phones

The UK's biggest music festival Glastonbury is trying out some pretty special toilets this year, which could help you charge your smartphone.

A group of scientists have invented a gadget which turns pee into electricity.

They hope it could be used in some poorer countries, as a way ...

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First Bristol named as Metrobus operator

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First Bristol has been named as the first bus operator to run the £216m ...

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Finsbury Park suspect Darren Osborne's family 'in shock'

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The family of a man arrested after a terror attack near a north London ...

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Cancun Grand Prix: Sally Conway and Amy Livesey win silver

Sally Conway and Amy Livesey both won silver at the Cancun Grand Prix judo event in Mexico as four Britons finished with medals on day two.

Conway saw off Venezuelan world number one Elvismar Rodriguez en route to the -70kg final where she was beaten by Spain's Maria ...

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Peter Hartley: Bristol Rovers defender joins Blackpool on two-year contract

Blackpool have signed defender Peter Hartley from fellow League One side Bristol Rovers on a two-year deal.

The 29-year-old made 25 appearances for Rovers last season before injury ended his campaign in January.

Hartley previously played more than 200 games for his hometown club ...

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Mark Little: Bolton Wanderers agree two-year deal for former Bristol City right-back

Championship side Bolton Wanderers have completed the signing of former Bristol City right-back Mark Little.

The 28-year-old was released by the Robins last month and moves to the Macron Stadium on a two-year deal.

He made 34 appearances in all competitions last season but left ...

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Last British Dambuster George 'Johnny' Johnson appointed MBE

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The last surviving British member of the Dambusters raid has been made an ...

2017-06-17 00:37 open_in_new
Danique Kerkdijk: Bristol City Women sign Netherlands defender for 2017-18

Netherlands international Danique Kerkdijk will join Bristol City Women from FC Twente following next month's European Championships.

Kirkdijk, 21, has played in the Champions League for Twente as well as winning domestic honours with the Eredivisie Women side.

The defender has ...

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Filton Eye Bank opens after eye hospital move

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One of only two specialist eye donor banks in the UK has opened near ...

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Bristol bottle attack: Man charged with attempted murder

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A 42-year-old has been charged with attempted murder after a man was ...

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Planning appeal overturned for McDonald's in Fishponds

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The government has overturned a decision by Bristol City Council to ...

2017-06-15 13:25 open_in_new
Bristol pub brawl: Attempted murder arrest after stabbing

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a brawl ...

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Weston hospital A&E night closures due to doctor shortage

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A hospital's accident and emergency department is to close temporarily ...

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