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thedaisycutter
Go West: TMISOTBG Head To Tauntonmy ever so slightly hunched spine, before stepping out into the fresh afternoon
thedaisycutter / Posted 9 minutes ago
my ever so slightly hunched spine, before stepping out into the fresh afternoon air. “Home of the Peacocks in the Heart of Somerset” reads the sign on the gate adjacent to the turnstiles where we are greeted by Taunton Town FC’s (TT) Chairman... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Toys to be given to children in need this Christmasthe Salvation Army for its Christmas toy appeal. The scheme aims to help provi
Weston Mercury / Posted 47 minutes ago
the Salvation Army for its Christmas toy appeal. The scheme aims to help provide a better Christmas to children in the Somerset area. Visitors to Brean Play, based at Brean Lesiure Park, in Coast Road, were invited to drop new toys into the... Read more
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This is West Country
Secret World Wildlife Rescue - the centre that keeps Somerset's wildlife safethis year and now has more than 600 active volunteers. These dedicated volunte
This is West Country / Posted an hour ago
this year and now has more than 600 active volunteers. These dedicated volunteers have rescued 4,104 animals from across Somerset this year and work tirelessly to make sure our wildlife is safe. Samantha Hannay, head of external relations at... Read more
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Gazette
Rod Hansen named as Chief Constable of Gloucestershire policeskills and intellectual capabilities were why he had the field all to himself”.
Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
skills and intellectual capabilities were why he had the field all to himself”. Mr Hansen started his career at Avon and Somerset Constabulary in September 1988 in the market town of Chipping Sodbury and during his time with the force covered a... Read more
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International Business Times
Just 12% of users received heroin overdose cure in England last year during the 12-month period, of which North Yorkshire was the largest. At the e
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
during the 12-month period, of which North Yorkshire was the largest. At the extremes of those that did provide it, Somerset issued 49 kits for every 100 opiate users, while Surrey provided just one. Professor John Strang, who helped... Read more
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This is West Country
Car crashes into bush off Quantock Road in Bridgwaterwhich saw one of the vehicles leave the road and crash into a bush leaving two
This is West Country / Posted 3 hours ago
which saw one of the vehicles leave the road and crash into a bush leaving two people trapped. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "On arrival crews confirmed that two persons within one vehicle were not medically trapped but... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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The News and Star
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
The News and Star / Posted 3 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Northern Echo
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’screengrab from footage shot by Bijan Ebrahimi showing his neighbour Lee James,
Northern Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
screengrab from footage shot by Bijan Ebrahimi showing his neighbour Lee James, who went on to murder him (Avon and Somerset Police/PA) The report found there was no evidence of any individual being intentionally racist towards Mr... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Whitehaven News / Posted 3 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Fall 2017 All-County coverage package: Browardshy, going for 1,503. He set out to go for it again as a senior, and this time,
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
shy, going for 1,503. He set out to go for it again as a senior, and this time,... 5A-1A SECOND TEAM OFFENSERyle Aguila, Somerset Academy, So., QBMarvin Alexander, Chaminade-Madonna, Sr., WRGeorge Bubrick, University School, Sr., QBVincent Davis,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 3 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Bury Times
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Bury Times / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Gazette
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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guardian-series
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
guardian-series / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Harrow Times
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Harrow Times / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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This is West Country
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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This is West Country
Crash on Quantock Road in BridgwaterBridgwater. Police, ambulance and fire personnel all attended the two car cras
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
Bridgwater. Police, ambulance and fire personnel all attended the two car crash at 10.30am. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue confirmed that all people were free and clear of the vehicle, with one casualty having suffered head... Read more
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Gazette News
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Gazette News / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Bolton News
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Bolton News / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Report into Iranian man’s murder finds ‘evidence of institutional racism’after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnersh
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
after being wrongly accused of being a paedophile. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a “collective failure” by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi and said there was “evidence of both discriminatory... Read more
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Gazette
Van driver fails to stop following crash on A46happened on at about 11.50am on Friday, December 15 on the A46 near to turn-off
Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
happened on at about 11.50am on Friday, December 15 on the A46 near to turn-off to Dyrham Park. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: "A Co-op articulated lorry was travelling towards J18 (Tormarton) of the M4. "A white van... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Police and Crime Commissioner to battle ‘honour’-based crimesconsidered a breach of someone’s human rights. Between 2010 and 2016 there wer
Weston Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
considered a breach of someone’s human rights. Between 2010 and 2016 there were 419 reports of such abuse across Avon and Somerset, which does not include unreported incidents dealt with by partner organisations. Ms Mountstevens will be working... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Report finds man murdered after wrongful paedophilia accusation failed by British police and councilaccused of being paedophile, a report has found. The Safer Bristol Partnership
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
accused of being paedophile, a report has found. The Safer Bristol Partnership found a "collective failure" by Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol City Council in the case of Bijan Ebrahimi. The 44-year-old was beaten to death and his body set... Read more
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Gazette
Police appeal for witnesses after van driver fails to stop following crashhappened on at about 11.50am on Friday, December 15 on the A46 near to turn-off
Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
happened on at about 11.50am on Friday, December 15 on the A46 near to turn-off to Dyrham Park. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: "A Co-op articulated lorry was travelling towards J18 (Tormarton) of the M4. "A white van... Read more
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This is West Country
Inadequate primary school not making 'effective' progress, says Ofstedfit for purpose. "The school’s improvement plan is not fit for purpose and the
This is West Country / Posted 7 hours ago
fit for purpose. "The school’s improvement plan is not fit for purpose and the school may not appoint newly qualified teachers before the next monitoring inspection." Somerset County Council has been approached for comment on behalf of the sc... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 7 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Oxford Mail
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Gazette
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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guardian-series
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
guardian-series / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Harrow Times
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Harrow Times / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
5 reasons for England’s Ashes defeatof Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibble
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 hours ago
of Craig Overton’s physical dimensions being allowed to settle for 80mph nibblers were he taught in Sydney rather than Somerset. Root cause Joe Root has struggled for form with the bat this series (Jason O’Brien) A successful tour for England... Read more
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metro
Reducing speed to 20mph has created more deaths and injurieszones recently introduced in its area will stay despite a rise in the number of
metro / Posted 9 hours ago
zones recently introduced in its area will stay despite a rise in the number of deaths and injuries. Bath and North East Somerset Council spent £871,000 bringing in the 13 new speed zones just 12 months ago.Woman openly admits she loves her dog... Read more
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