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Woman cleared of assaulting police officer by throwing Etch-a-Sketch at him

The officer admitted he had not issued her with the necessary warning that he was going to enter her property

A Yeovil woman accused of assaulting a police officer by throwing a child’s Etch-a-Sketch toy at him has been cleared of the allegation after the complainant confessed he had not ...

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RSPCA appeal as pet cat shot twice with air gun in sickening act of cruelty

The cat was found collapsed on his owners' patio

A pet cat has been shot twice with an air gun in a despicable act of cruelty, sparking an appeal by the RSPCA to find those responsible.

Four-year-old Nev was found collapsed on his owners' patio in Henstridge after he was ...

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RSPCA appeal as pet cat shot twice with air gun in sickening act of cruelty

The cat was found collapsed on his owners' patio

A pet cat has been shot twice with an air gun in a despicable act of cruelty, sparking an appeal by the RSPCA to find those responsible.

Four-year-old Nev was found collapsed on his owners' patio in Henstridge after he was ...

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Police still hunting those who damaged more than 30 cars at Yeovil garage in 'mindless act of violence'

The attack cost the garage's owner an estimated £15,000

Police have renewed their appeal for information six weeks after more than 30 cars were vandalised in a rampage at a car garage.

A total of 32 vehicles sustained damage at Babylon Motors, on Babylon Hill, between Yeovil and ...

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Police still hunting those who damaged more than 30 cars at Yeovil garage in 'mindless act of violence'

The attack cost the garage's owner an estimated £15,000

Police have renewed their appeal for information six weeks after more than 30 cars were vandalised in a rampage at a car garage.

A total of 32 vehicles sustained damage at Babylon Motors, on Babylon Hill, between Yeovil and ...

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Notaro Care Homes celebrate 35 years providing quality care and support across south west England

The company supports individuals with a wide range of conditions

Founded in 1984, a leading provider of healthcare, Notaro Homes have spent the last 35 years supporting and caring for individuals.

Over the years, they have become experts in dementia care, nursing, alcohol ...

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Public express ‘surprise’ at Superdry closure as store is emptied on Bath high street

The big chain store is now an empty shell

High street chain store Superdry has been cleared out in Bath as residents express ‘surprise’ at its closure.

The attention-grabbing red Superdry sign remains in the window on St Lawrence Street, but looking inside it appears not a single ...

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'Call 999 immediately' if you see this wanted Somerset man

Police have issued an urgent appeal

Police have asked members of the public to call 999 immediately if they see a wanted Somerset man.

Karl Cooper, 22, is wanted on a warrant over an incident involving robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.

Local police issued the appeal ...

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'Call 999 immediately' if you see this wanted Somerset man

Police have issued an urgent appeal

Police have asked members of the public to call 999 immediately if they see a wanted Somerset man.

Karl Cooper, 22, is wanted on a warrant over an incident involving robbery and possessing an imitation firearm.

Local police issued the appeal ...

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Man who lives ancient Celtic lifestyle approached hunt supporters with loaded longbow

He claimed that he had done it “out of instinct” but said that it would never have crossed his mind to use it

An “eco-blacksmith” who approached supporters of the Mendip Hunt armed with a loaded longbow and a stash of home-made arrows under his arm claimed he had been practising ...

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Met Office weather warning: Will Somerset fall victim to thunder, lightning and hail?

The weather warning is out in force across southern England

Somerset could fall victim to isolated lightning strikes and downpours with thunderstorms set to batter southern England throughout the next two days.

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been put in force by the ...

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Met Office weather warning: Will Somerset fall victim to thunder, lightning and hail?

The weather warning is out in force across southern England

Somerset could fall victim to isolated lightning strikes and downpours with thunderstorms set to batter southern England throughout the next two days.

A yellow weather warning for thunderstorms has been put in force by the ...

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This is why ice cream expert Mr Tee might not return to Somerset

The rules which could stop him selling ice cream in car parks have been revealed

Mr Tee may not be legally able to trade from any Somerset car park if he attempts to sell his ice cream to the paying public in the future.

The self-proclaimed "king of desserts" has amassed ...

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This is why ice cream expert Mr Tee might not return to Somerset

The rules which could stop him selling ice cream in car parks have been revealed

Mr Tee may not be legally able to trade from any Somerset car park if he attempts to sell his ice cream to the paying public in the future.

The self-proclaimed "king of desserts" has amassed ...

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Two teens sentenced to prison following counter terrorism operation

Avon and Somerset police assisted with the operation

Two men have been given prison sentences for terrorism offences following an extreme right wing counter terrorism operation.

Michal Szewczuk, 19, from Leeds was sentenced to 4 years and 3 months in prison and Oskar ...

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Weston General Hospital among dozens of hospitals supplied food by company linked to deadly listeria outbreak

Five patients have died so far

Weston General Hospital is among dozens of hospitals in the country who have been supplied food by a company linked to a deadly listeria outbreak.

Eight hospitals have reported cases of the bacteria being found in pre-packed sandwiches and salads eaten ...

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Weston General Hospital among dozens of hospitals supplied food by company linked to deadly listeria outbreak

Five patients have died so far

Weston General Hospital is among dozens of hospitals in the country who have been supplied food by a company linked to a deadly listeria outbreak.

Eight hospitals have reported cases of the bacteria being found in pre-packed sandwiches and salads eaten ...

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Bin lorry bursts into flames on the M5

It temporarily closed two lanes of the motorway

A bin lorry went up in flames on the M5 this morning (June 18), leading to long tailbacks for commuters on the busy motorway.

Video of the scene filmed by a passerby shows smokes billowing across the road between junction 17 and ...

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Bin lorry bursts into flames on the M5

It temporarily closed two lanes of the motorway

A bin lorry went up in flames on the M5 this morning (June 18), leading to long tailbacks for commuters on the busy motorway.

Video of the scene filmed by a passerby shows smokes billowing across the road between junction 17 and ...

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Departing Bath Rugby winger Jack Wilson excited to try something completely different in Hong Kong

The 29-year-old's sporting career will take a back seat when he moves to Asia with his fiancee

Jack Wilson is looking forward to trying something completely different after his three seasons at Bath Rugby.

The 29-year-old and his fiancee Ashleigh - who is expecting their first child ...

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Police launch investigation after series of burglaries

Most of the break-ins occurred during the daytime

Police are appealing for witnesses after a series of burglaries in a North Dorset village.

A previous appeal was issued by Dorset Police in relation to a burglary in the Chapel Lane area of Yetminster between 5pm and 7.30pm on ...

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