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£14.5M Yeovil western corridor road improvement scheme wins national award

Somerset County Council spent 18 months installing 145 new traffic lights on Yeovil's roads

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A much-criticised, multi-million pound scheme to improve Yeovil’s roads has been recognised with a national ...

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£14.5M Yeovil western corridor road improvement scheme wins national award

Somerset County Council spent 18 months installing 145 new traffic lights on Yeovil's roads

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A much-criticised, multi-million pound scheme to improve Yeovil’s roads has been recognised with a national ...

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The Somerset areas with new coronavirus cases confirmed

There have been 59 more deaths recorded, bringing the UK total to 42,202

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There have been a further 28 cases of coronavirus recorded across Somerset in the past 24 hours, according to government figures released today ...

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Three men arrested after doughnut kiosk broken into in Burnham-on-Sea

They were caught 11 miles away with the till they stole

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Three men have been arrested after a doughnut kiosk was broken into on the seafront in Burnham-on-Sea.

Three people broke in and stole the till from The ...

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MP with Covid-19 apologises for attending Parliament after she experienced symptoms

Margaret Ferrier travelled to London to debate the coronavirus response when she had already started to feel unwell

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An MP who was diagnosed with Covid-19 has issued an apology for attending Parliament after she ...

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Coronavirus: Data shows the true scale of second COVID-19 wave in Somerset

Cases have risen significantly across the county in the last month

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Data released by Public Health England shows the true scale of the second wave of coronavirus in Somerset.

Cases have risen significantly in ...

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Coronavirus: Data shows the true scale of second COVID-19 wave in Somerset

Cases have risen significantly across the county in the last month

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Data released by Public Health England shows the true scale of the second wave of coronavirus in Somerset.

Cases have risen significantly in ...

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Loss of smell is reliable indicator of Covid-19 infection - study

Scientists say people who notice they are unable to smell everyday household odours should self-isolate

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Loss of smell is reliable indicator of a Covid-19 infection, new research suggests - with four out of five ...

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Police search for witnesses after cat killed 'deliberately'

The cat suffered 'appalling injuries'

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a cat was deliberately killed in the Corston area on Tuesday (September 29).

The cat was let out by its owners in the morning and ...

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Police search for witnesses after cat killed 'deliberately'

The cat suffered 'appalling injuries'

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a cat was deliberately killed in the Corston area on Tuesday (September 29).

The cat was let out by its owners in the morning and ...

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M4 traffic live: Slow traffic for rush hour after car breaks down

The incident has happened at the Almondsbury Interchange

There is slow traffic on the M4 due to a broken down car this evening (Thursday, October 1).

The incident has happened on the eastbound carriageway at the Almondsbury Interchange.

It was first reported at 4.39pm.

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Bath Christmas Market: First details of replacement events released

Open air stages and early bird shopping days planned

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The first details of replacement events for the cancelled Bath Christmas Market have been released today (Thursday, October, 1).

The market was cancelled in July ...

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Bath Christmas Market: First details of replacement events released

Open air stages and early bird shopping days planned

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The first details of replacement events for the cancelled Bath Christmas Market have been released today (Thursday, October, 1).

The market was cancelled in July ...

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Young people urged to talk after disappearances of Bath University students

Bodies believed to be Alec Unsgaard and Martin Bowers have been found by police

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A mental health charity has encouraged young people to talk about what they are feeling following the disappearance of two University of ...

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Young people urged to talk after disappearances of Bath University students

Bodies believed to be Alec Unsgaard and Martin Bowers have been found by police

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A mental health charity has encouraged young people to talk about what they are feeling following the disappearance of two University of ...

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The 48 places where it is now illegal to go around to someone's house

You can be fined for breaking the rules

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A total of 48 places in England now have local lockdown rules in place that prevent people meeting at someone else's house.

The rules have been imposed across parts ...

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Six men fined for breaching coronavirus regulations in Bridgwater

A group of eight were ordered to disperse yesterday but did not

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Six men have been fined for breaching the rule banning gatherings of more than six in Bridgwater yesterday (September 30).

Avon and Somerset ...

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Six men fined for breaching coronavirus regulations in Bridgwater

A group of eight were ordered to disperse yesterday but did not

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Six men have been fined for breaching the rule banning gatherings of more than six in Bridgwater yesterday (September 30).

Avon and Somerset ...

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Bath clean air zone plans praised by environmentalists

Other cities slammed as 'short-sighted' for delays and u-turns on their commitments

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Environmentalists have praised Bath for forging ahead with its clean air zone proposals when other cities are delaying or u-turning on ...

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Fears that UK government may tighten coronavirus travel rules as infections rise across Europe

Some industry experts fear tougher restrictions could soon be imposed with some government officials lobbying for a complete travel ban

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There are fears that the UK may be poised to ramp up its coronavirus travel ...

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The English town where the mayor has rejected local lockdown and said 'we defy the government'

He says local leaders have been ignored

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As local lockdowns are imposed across parts of England, one mayor has hit back.

Middlesbrough's elected mayor Andy Preston said newly imposed local lockdown rules ...

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