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Ditch May now or she will lead us into 2022 election, Rees-Mogg tells Tories

The Brexiteer urges Tories to topple the PM now or face her leading the party into a 2022 election. Source: BBC Somerset

Fish removed from canal for Bath Deep Lock gate repairs

The Canal & River Trust is carrying out work on Bath Deep Lock, the second deepest lock in the country. Source: BBC Somerset

Darren Way: Yeovil Town manager signs contract extension to 2021

Manager Darren Way signs a two-year contract extension with League Two Yeovil Town until the end of the 2020-21 season. Source: BBC Somerset

Trapped hamster freed from pipe on tiny ladder in Bridgwater

The RSPCA said it devised the ladder plan after several attempts to rescue the hamster failed. Source: BBC Somerset

'I don't want to be the UK's only black female history professor'

Dr Olivette Otele is the first black woman to be made a professor of history in the UK and she's on this year's BBC...

Chelsea Women 5-0 Yeovil Town Ladies: Five different scorers for Blues

Chelsea thrash Yeovil Town to move up to third place in the Women's Super League as the Glovers have Nicola Cousins sent off. Source: BBC...

Norton Fitzwarren rail crashes remembered with plaque

Villagers helped remove the dead from the wreckage of both crashes, in 1890 and 1940. Source: BBC Somerset

Premiership: Bath 28-13 Worcester Warriors

Bath end a run of seven games without victory with a comfortable Premiership win over Worcester Warriors. Source: BBC Somerset

Northern and South Western rail strikes disrupt events

Rugby fans will also be affected as staff at two of the country's biggest rail operators stop working. Source: BBC Somerset

Midsomer scouts 'gutted' after vandals destroy hut

The First Midsomer Norton Scouts spent five years renovating the building. Source: BBC Somerset

Bridgwater's miniature castle restored after £600k revamp

The castle was built in Bridgwater to show off the potential of concrete, but fell into disrepair. Source: BBC Somerset

'Dangerously underweight' seal pup rescued from Weymouth Beach

The one-month-old grey seal pup also had several bite wounds when it was discovered on Weymouth Beach. Source: BBC Somerset

Delayed town revamp 'has wasted £10m' over 10 years

A Taunton councillor says the money was spent on consultants working on a regeneration scheme. Source: BBC Somerset

Stormzy to headline Glastonbury Festival 2019

He will be the first UK rapper and grime artist to headline the festival. Source: BBC Somerset

Bath: Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke agree new contracts

Bath players Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke all agree long-term contract extensions. Source: BBC Somerset

Samantha Murray: London 2012 silver medallist retires from modern pentathlon

Britain's Samantha Murray, who won silver at the 2012 London Olympics, retires from modern pentathlon at the age of 29. Source: BBC Somerset