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County Championship: Somerset beat Gloucestershire by an innings and 246 runs

Saturday 14th May 2022

Somerset take 14 wickets on day three to complete an innings victory over rivals Gloucestershire...


County Championship: Tom Abell ton for Somerset piles pressure on Gloucestershire

Friday 13th May 2022

Tom Abell makes 142 as Somerset pile up 591-7 declared against Gloucestershire, who are 119-4 at the end of day two...


Free school uniform group in Hereford is fulfilling an ever increasing, sometimes desperate, need

Friday 13th May 2022

Set up by home tutor, Jo Land, she has been inundated with requests for free school uniforms since she started running the group a few months ago...


County Championship: Matt Renshaw leads way for Somerset against Gloucestershire

Thursday 12th May 2022

Somerset's batters give side early control on day one against injury-hit Gloucestershire in BristolRead full story...


Gloucester pupil videoed being assaulted on way home from school

Thursday 12th May 2022

The father of the pupil is disgusted at the incident and that the recording was shared on social mediaRead full story...


National news

Northern Ireland holiday hunger payments not in place

Monday 16th May 2022

Stormont approval is needed to fund the free school meal scheme over the summer, officials say...


Schools: Caution urged on fines for children's absences

Monday 16th May 2022

Some children have had trouble adjusting to being back in school after being at home during Covid...


A new start after 60: ‘Alone for the first time in my life, I learned how to be happy’

Monday 16th May 2022

Marian Elliott was devastated when her husband left her after almost 40 years together...


Ukraine: The children's camp that became an execution ground

Sunday 15th May 2022

The BBC's Sarah Rainsford investigates the killing of civilians in a summer camp in Bucha, Ukraine...


GCSE and A-level exam invigilator shortages mean parents and teachers are stepping in

Sunday 15th May 2022

A union is warning of invigilator shortages as pupils sit their first summer exams since 2019...


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