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The Met Office on reports Somerset is set for three month long heatwave

Numerous websites have said that a 'continental heat dome' will sit over the UK

Summer has certainly not disappointed us in the last few weeks, and those of you that like checking weather forecasts may have seen that the hot weather is to continue well into the autumn.

The forecasts ...

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The Met Office on reports Somerset is set for three month long heatwave

Numerous websites have said that a 'continental heat dome' will sit over the UK

Summer has certainly not disappointed us in the last few weeks, and those of you that like checking weather forecasts may have seen that the hot weather is to continue well into the autumn.

The forecasts ...

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Bath City '100 per cent' making progress, says Jerry Gill after Newport County draw

The Romans boss also talks about the club's charity cricket match with Bath Rugby

Bath City's draw with Newport County was "100 per cent" promising for boss Jerry Gill.

His Romans bounced back from a goal down at the interval to put in a sterling second-half ...

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Mobile speed camera locations in Somerset and Bath for week commencing Monday, July 22

Police will be carrying out patrols across the county

A number of mobile speed cameras will be in operation across Bath and Somerset during the next seven days as part of ongoing attempts to clamp down on speeding.

While operations are due to take place in all of the below areas ...

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Mobile speed camera locations in Somerset and Bath for week commencing Monday, July 22

Police will be carrying out patrols across the county

A number of mobile speed cameras will be in operation across Bath and Somerset during the next seven days as part of ongoing attempts to clamp down on speeding.

While operations are due to take place in all of the below areas ...

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Is your holiday destination safe? Travel advice for Spain, Greece, France, USA and more

Millions of Brits will be heading abroad during the summer holidays

With the summer holidays now underway, millions of Brits will be jetting abroad to warmer climbs as they make the most of some well earned time off.

While the vast majority of trips overseas go by without a hitch, ...

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Is your holiday destination safe? Travel advice for Spain, Greece, France, USA and more

Millions of Brits will be heading abroad during the summer holidays

With the summer holidays now underway, millions of Brits will be jetting abroad to warmer climbs as they make the most of some well earned time off.

While the vast majority of trips overseas go by without a hitch, ...

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In the courts: Recent convictions at Yeovil Magistrates' Court

Convictions include theft, drug possession and assault

Here are the details of people recently convicted at Yeovil Magistrates' Court.

Magistrates deal with more than 90 per cent of criminal cases including low level offences such as minor assaults and motoring ...

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Building indoor den is cost-free way to keep kids entertained and avoid holiday headaches

Traditional fun is throwback to past generations and sparks children's imaginations

Keeping kids entertained when the weather is unsettled is always a summer holiday headache for parents.

It's a problem that's been around for generations and with unsettled conditions ...

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Building indoor den is cost-free way to keep kids entertained and avoid holiday headaches

Traditional fun is throwback to past generations and sparks children's imaginations

Keeping kids entertained when the weather is unsettled is always a summer holiday headache for parents.

It's a problem that's been around for generations and with unsettled conditions ...

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Pictures show devastation caused by huge barn fire in Burtle

Fire crews from seven towns were called to tackle the blaze

Pictures show the devastation caused by a barn fire which broke out in the Somerset countryside on Saturday (July 20).

Crews from across Somerset were sent to the blaze at Burtle, near Bridgwater , on the Somerset Levels, ...

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Cribbs Causeway Premier Inn fire: Pictures show charred remains of hotel as demolition begins

It took more than three days for the blaze to be extinguished

New pictures released by the fire service show the charred remains of the Premier Inn at Cribbs Causeway as demolition got underway on Saturday (July 20) .

Fire crews remained at the hotel throughout the day to make sure ...

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Cribbs Causeway Premier Inn fire: Pictures show charred remains of hotel as demolition begins

It took more than three days for the blaze to be extinguished

New pictures released by the fire service show the charred remains of the Premier Inn at Cribbs Causeway as demolition got underway on Saturday (July 20) .

Fire crews remained at the hotel throughout the day to make sure ...

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M4 closed after lorry crosses central reservation and ends up on opposite carriageway

The crash happened in the early hours

The M4 was closed for more than five hours after a lorry crosses the central reservation and ended up on the opposite side of the road.

The crash happened at around 1.40am this morning between junctions 16 (Swindon West) and 17 (Chippenham) in ...

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Pictures show devastation caused by huge barn fire in Burtle

Fire crews from seven towns were called to tackle the blaze

Pictures show the devastation caused by a barn fire which broke out in the Somerset countryside on Saturday (July 20).

Crews from across Somerset were sent to the blaze at Burtle, near Bridgwater , on the Somerset Levels, ...

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This ordinary terraced home hides an amazing secret and other quirky homes up for sale

Four-bedroom home in Hackney comes complete with its very own private pub

This ordinary home in London hides a truly amazing secret.

While it fits in nicely with its Victorian-era neighbours, but in actual fact it’s anything but average.

The four-bedroom home in Hackney comes ...

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London's strangest Tube station names explained

Many are named after pubs or something famous from the area

London's Underground is the oldest of its kind in the world and some of its station names often arouse intrigue in a modern world.

Travellers go past stations like Elephant and Castle, Cockfosters and Swiss Cottage and ...

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Yoga couple offer £100-an-hour practical sex lessons

Maths graduates help people embrace their sensuality

A couple in Devon are teaching people "real sex education" and charge up to £100 per hour for the lessons.

Natalia Virdee and partner Joshua Sleith, both maths graduates, offer a service that teaches couples and ...

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Yoga couple offer £100-an-hour practical sex lessons

Maths graduates help people embrace their sensuality

A couple in Devon are teaching people "real sex education" and charge up to £100 per hour for the lessons.

Natalia Virdee and partner Joshua Sleith, both maths graduates, offer a service that teaches couples and ...

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Yeovil's £14.5m roads makeover 'the envy' of other towns, says business chief

David Woan has spoken out in support of the scheme

In response to criticism of the revamped Western Corridor in Yeovil , David Woan, the president of the town's chamber of trade and commerce, has written a letter to Somerset Live expressing his support for the changes.

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Yeovil's £14.5m roads makeover 'the envy' of other towns, says business chief

David Woan has spoken out in support of the scheme

In response to criticism of the revamped Western Corridor in Yeovil , David Woan, the president of the town's chamber of trade and commerce, has written a letter to Somerset Live expressing his support for the changes.

A number ...

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