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  1. 9 top polo players to spot in central London this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Horse and Hound

    The line-up for this year's Polo in the Park has some of the sport's biggest names in action at Hurlingham Park in central London. And for the first time since 1939, an international match will be taking place at Hurlingham Park, with England taking on a South American team on the opening day .

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  2. The history behind the Royal Bath and West ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | This Is Somerset

    From top, Pete Sherborne has been stewarding at the Royal Bath and West Show for 50 years; thatchers Richard Wright, 67, with son Andrew Wright, 40; thatcher Harold Wright with Wendy Stirk, from Bristol, at the show in 1974; Harold with a young visitor in 1975 Richard Wright, aged 67, with son Andrew Wright, aged 40. Thatchers R and J Wright have demonstrated their skill at the Royal Bath and West Show at its Shepton Mallet site for 50 years The Royal Bath and West Show has had a home at the showground for 50 years crowds at the event in that first year, 1965, are pictured above; below, from left, people enjoying the Avenue in 1965; watching morris men in the same year; the Queen and Prince Philip visiting the event in 1966 The Sixties were in full swing, a row was about to erupt over the award of MBEs to mere pop singers , Ronnie Biggs was planning his escape from prison and the Royal ... (more)

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  3. UK general election liveblog #6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Daily Kos

    Today, the United Kingdom goes to the polls to elect a new Parliament. Polls closed at 5 PM ET, but different seats will report at different times.

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  4. Firefighters from Taunton, Bridgwater and Burnham called to blaze at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    Firefighters from Taunton , Bridgwater and Burnham have been drafted in ascrews from across Somerset battle a blaze at a row of thatched cottages. The aerial ladder platform from Taunton and the the incident command unit from Wiveliscombe , has joined crews from Somerton, Street, Castle Cary, Glastonbury, Wincanton, and the water carrier from Yeovil, to a row of thatched cottages, two of which were involved in fire.

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  5. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Western Gazette

    Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is inviting people across Somerset and Dorset to join them as nominations for three public governors open today. Governors are an important part of an NHS Foundation Trust and represent the interests of the public.

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  6. The home of Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert Bolt who penned...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The home of Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert Bolt who penned Lawrence of Arabia and Dr Zhivago goes up in flames The home of the screenwriter who penned Lawrence of Arabia and Dr Zhivago has been almost entirely destroyed by a fire. Firefighters were called to the blaze at the cottage in Butleigh in Somerset after the thatched roof of the cottage, previously owned by screenwriter Robert Bolt, caught alight.

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  7. Two men jailed for robbery in SomertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | This is The West Country

    TWO men who subjected a 52-year-old man to an "horrendous assault", while they tried to burgle his home, which caused him to lose an eye, have been jailed. Eli Isaccs and Jack Isaccs caused the life-changing injuries back in May of this year during a robbery in Somerton.

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  8. The MPs who will benefit from George's marvellous marginals medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Spectator

    'The biggest, boldest and most far-reaching roads programme for decades' - or the biggest, boldest marginal constituency programme? George Osborne has magicked up A 15 billion for 84 new roads, some 100 overall improvements, totalling 1,300 miles of new lanes across the country. Unsurprisingly for an overtly political chancellor like Osborne, a majority of these roads will benefit marginal constituencies.

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