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Somerset: County of England
Somerset is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west. It is bounded to the north and west by the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel, its coastline facing southeastern Wales. Its traditional border with Gloucestershire is the River Avon. Somerset's county town is Taunton.

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Haringey v Yeovil: Two men arrested in Somerset after reports of racial abuse

Two men are arrested by police investigating reports of racist abuse during Saturday's FA Cup match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town.
BBC News - Published

Essex win County Championship: Draw at Somerset confirms 2019 title

Essex are crowned county champions, while Somerset miss out again, as their title decider ends in a dramatic draw at Taunton.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Somerset

Jo Swinson enjoys toasted marshmallows on campaign trail [Video]Jo Swinson enjoys toasted marshmallows on campaign trail

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson stopped by a school in Somerset to enjoy a toasted marshmallow with the pupils. The leader was in the region as part of her ongoing bid for Prime Minister. Report by..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:06Published

 

Essex win County Championship on dramatic final day at Taunton

Essex are crowned county champions, while Somerset miss out again, as their title decider ends in a dramatic draw at Taunton.
BBC News - Published

Essex close in on title after washout at Taunton

Essex are set to win their eighth County Championship as a day three washout means their game with Somerset should end in a draw.
BBC News - Published

Somerset struggle against Essex on rain-hit first day of title decider

Rain washes out the final two sessions of Somerset's title decider against Essex, with the hosts struggling on 75-4 at Taunton.
BBC News - Published

County Championship: Somerset and Essex set for Taunton title decider

Somerset and Essex will go head-to-head to win the County Championship title from Monday at Taunton.
BBC News - Published

Hinkley Point C: Building the UK's new 'epic' power plant

Hinkley Point C, the UK's new nuclear power plant in Somerset, is due to open in 2025.
BBC News - Published

Big Carl: World's biggest crane starts work at Hinkley Point C

The 250m crane can lift 5,000 tonnes and is starting work at Hinkley Point C power station in Somerset.
BBC News - Published

The moment huge coin hoard was found

The 2,528 silver coins were found in Somerset by a group of metal detectorists.
BBC News - Published

Lorry hits railway bridge and destroys wall

It happened in Castle Cary, Somerset, on the railway line between Westbury and Weymouth.
BBC News - Published

Thousands of fish and insects killed as unidentified substance pollutes Somerset river

Twelve-year-old boy alerted Environment Agency to pollution with photo of dead fish he pulled from River Sheppey
Independent - Published

Kent & Derbys open with victories in T20 Blast

Kent and Derbyshire both begin their 2019 T20 Blast campaigns with victories, beating Somerset and Yorkshire.
BBC News - Published

England Lions: Somerset's Lewis Gregory captains injury-hit side against Australia A

Somerset all-rounder Lewis Gregory will lead a depleted England Lions against Australia A, while there are call-ups for Sam Curran and Sam Hain.
BBC News - Published

Festival-goers back Glastonbury plastic ban

The festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset is back for another year and for the first time ever, plastic has been banned.
BBC News - Published

Marcus Trescothick: Somerset and ex-England batsman to retire at end of season

Somerset and former England batsman Marcus Trescothick is to retire from professional cricket at the end of the season.
BBC News - Published

Former England opener Trescothick to retire

Somerset and former England batsman Marcus Trescothick is to retire from professional cricket at the end of the season.
BBC News - Published

Hinkley Point C: 1,000 Welsh workers at English nuclear plant

hinkley point c: 1,000 welsh workers at english nuclear plant
The workers make up 25% of those building Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in Somerset.
BBC News - Published

Henry vacuum fan from USA visits Somerset factory

henry vacuum fan from usa visits somerset factory
Five-year-old Erik came all the way from America to visit the factory in Chard.
BBC News - Published

Two five-year-olds swept half a mile out to sea on inflatable swan

Children caught in gust of wind off shore in Minehead, Somerset
Independent - Published

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