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West Country music festival rocked the world before Glastonbury in rarely seen photos

Led Zeppelin and Frank Zappa headlined the legendary Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music which brought 200,000 music fans to Shepton Mallet in 1970

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The lost Somerset village flooded to make a reservoir - which reappears every summer

The tiny hamlet of Moreton, which was flooded in the 1950s - but reappears every summer

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Bath taxi drivers 'undermined' by out of area taxis

Over 200 people have signed a petition calling on the council to take action

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Take a journey back in time to 1795 along Bath's historic Pulteney Bridge

James Fox, who is known as The Time Travel Artist, has meticulously detailed the photographic history of the iconic structure

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General Election 2024: Reform candidate calls Tories 'destructive left wing organisation'

Paul MacDonnell, who is standing in North East Somerset and Hanham, says the Conservatives were “certainly to the left of the Labour Party of the 1970s

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Somerset Funeral Notices: Heartfelt tributes to 45 lost loved ones

The messages, placed between June 8 to June 14 provide comfort to the loved ones of those either lost or being celebrated.

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Somerset chippy named as one of the best you need to visit by Queen Camilla's son

Son of Queen Camilla, Tom Parker Bowles, has named the chippy as one you must try

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Guests evacuated after fire and flooding at Thermae Bath Spa

Firefighters dealt with a small fire in a storage area which had caused flooding in the building.

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Somerset fortune teller who uses asparagus predicts England will win Euro 2024

Jemima Packington, 67, is the world's only asparamancer - and she says the spears are pointing to success for Gareth Southgate's side in Germany this summer

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City’s Hindu Temple to be demolished to make way for new schools

The city’s Shree Jagannatha Temple opened in part of the former Culverhay School in 2021.

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Shoplifter who assaulted PCSO at Bath supermarket is jailed

Marsh admitted assaulting an emergency worker and theft from the Sainsbury’s Local store.

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RUH sets up special Teddy Bear Hospital to ease children’s worries

The activity-filled day will give youngsters the chance to find out what happens in hospital.

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Man stole from shop before attacking emergency worker with glass bottle

Stanley Marsh, of no fixed address, admitted assaulting an emergency worker and theft

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Bath Rugby star Beno Obano banned after Premiership final red card

The loosehead prop will play no part in England's tour to New Zealand and Japan this summer

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Permission granted to keep Bath Rugby’s East Stand up this summer

Bath Rugby usually has to take down the East Stand at the Recreation Ground each summer.

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Last chance to get Covid-19 jab before vaccine programme ends

Figures show that more than half a million people in the South West have taken up the offer.

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Latest HMO plan submitted for three-bed home in Southdown

The application for the property on The Oval includes changing the use to a six-bed HMO.

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Ofsted praises ‘shared vision for improvement’ at special school

The education watchdog inspected the special school at Frome Road in April.

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Special school where pupils' wellbeing 'sit at the heart of the school’s work' praised by Ofsted

Aspire Academy in Bath was rated 'Good' in all aspects.

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Bath Rugby star Finn Russell rested for Scotland's summer tour

Bath centre Cam Redpath will also stay home this summer having featured in the Six Nations