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808, 2020

Bob Willis Trophy: Somerset on top against Northants as wickets tumble

By |August 8th, 2020|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Bob Willis Trophy: Somerset on top against Northants as wickets tumble

Ben Sanderson took 60 wickets in the County Championship last summer as Northants won promotionBob Willis Trophy, County Ground (day one):Somerset 166: Hildreth 32; Sanderson 5-28 & 15-1: Abell 12*Northamptonshire 67: Curran 35; C Overton 4-12, Davey 3-23Sonmerset (3 pts) lead Northamptonshire (3 pts) by 114 runs with 9 wickets leftScorecardSomerset took a 114-run lead…

808, 2020

Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

By |August 8th, 2020|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Coronavirus in the UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Image copyright Reuters There have been more than 300,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus so far in the UK and more than 46,000 people have died, government figures show. However, these numbers only include people tested, and the actual death toll is higher.Here we a take a look at some of the key figures of the…

708, 2020

Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?

By |August 7th, 2020|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?

Image copyright Getty Images Parts of England and Scotland are now subject to ''local lockdowns'' to help stop the spread of Covid-19.Preston has become the latest place to reimpose lockdown restrictions following a rise in cases, with separate households banned from meeting up indoors.Similar measures were recently reintroduced to east Lancashire, parts of West Yorkshire.…

708, 2020

Taxi driver jailed for sex attack on schoolgirl

By |August 7th, 2020|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Taxi driver jailed for sex attack on schoolgirl

Image copyright Wiltshire Police Image caption Taxi driver Wayne Gainey had been trusted to return the girl home safely, said police A taxi driver who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl has been sent to prison for more than six years.Wayne Gainey picked up his victim from school and assaulted her in his vehicle before taking…

608, 2020

Bristol Airport to appeal against rejected expansion plans

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Bristol Airport to appeal against rejected expansion plans

Image copyright Bristol Airport Image caption Bristol Airport's plans include thousands more parking spaces and a new transport interchange Bristol Airport's operators have confirmed they will appeal a decision to refuse its expansion plan.Airport bosses want to build a new car park and transport hub to boost the number of travellers from 10 to 12m…

608, 2020

Craig Overton: Somerset paceman signs new contract until 2023

By |August 6th, 2020|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Craig Overton: Somerset paceman signs new contract until 2023

Craig Overton is one away from 300 first-class wicketsEngland seamer Craig Overton has signed a new three-year deal with Somerset.The 26-year-old, who has played four Tests since making his debut in 2017, will now stay at Taunton until at least the end of the 2023 season.It comes five days after twin brother and fellow fast…

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