Jacob Kawka's Kavka Jewellery business in Norton Fitzwarren: A POLISH-born man from Norton Fitzwarren man who moved to the UK as a teenager is running a business ...
Somerset County Council's new plans for evening buses: Somerset County Council has revealed plans to subsidise evening services connecting Taunton with the towns ...
New Taunton primary school won't open until 2024: Taunton’s newest primary school can’t open its doors until early-2024 – because the road leading to it won’t be ...
Somerset parents convicted of letting their children bunk off school: They were all found guilty of not ensuring their child or children attended school ...
Jobs and 'park and bus' coming to Taunton housing development: New jobs and a crucial ‘park and bus’ facility will be delivered under a crucial new phase of a ...
Plans for specialist school at Bradford-on-Tone: PLANS have been unveiled for a specialist state-funded school in a rural location near Taunton.
Fire crews tackle car fire at petrol station near Norton Fitzwarren: EMERGENCY services tackled a car blaze at a petrol station near Norton Fitzwarren this ...
Wellington Station plans to be submitted in December: A NEW train station in Wellington is moving along the tracks with a planning application set to be ...
Illuminated Christmas steam trains arrive in Somerset: The illuminated train will take your breath away
Many Ho's Chinese Takeaway Taunton given zero food hygiene rating: A Chinese takeaway restaurant in Taunton has been given a food hygiene rating of zero ...
Bridge in Taunton Goodland Gardens closed due to ‘safety concerns’: A PEDESTRIAN bridge in Taunton town centre has been closed due to “safety concerns”.
Anger of man fined for throwing cigarette butt on ground: A PEDESTRIAN says he is prepared to go to prison after being caught throwing a cigarette butt on the ...
Minehead man jailed after stealing £1.3m to fund lavish lifestyle: A MAN who stole more than £1.3million from his friend and employer and spent it on luxury ...
Winterlights returns to West Somerset Railway on Friday: WINTERLIGHTS trains will run on the West Somerset Railway from Friday, November 18 from Bishops Lydeard ...
Pontoon breaks loose from mooring at Coal Orchard in Taunton: A PONTOON used during the construction work on a recently completed riverside development in ...
Charming detached property in Kingston St Mary: Orchard Cottage is a charming detached property which was individually built in 1992 and been in the same ...
Plans to convert Blue Mango Indian restaurant into flats: A POPULAR Indian restaurant in Taunton looks set to close and the premises turned into flats.
Firefighters tackle early hours garage fire in Minehead: FIREFIGHTERS who tackled a garage fire in Minehead in the early hours are returning to carry out checks ...
Taunton Christmas lights switch on and WinterFest on Sunday: TAUNTON is gearing up for its Christmas lights switch on this weekend.
Dene Road, Cotford St Luke, closure to traffic for five days: ALMOST a kilometre of a road in a village near Taunton will be temporarily closed to vehicles for ...
'Splendid' Somerset mansion with pool and tennis court for sale: It is on the market with a guide price of £2,000,000
Taunton Station/Firepool crossroads work starts in January: A NEW road layout expected to be completed by next summer will enable buses to pick up passengers ...
Merry Monk shows improvement after poor hygiene rating: A PUB near Taunton is showing “a great deal of improvement” after a poor food hygiene inspection.
Councils offering up to £4,000 to landlords who can house refugees: Somerset councils are offering a one-off cash incentive of £1,000 per bedroom ...
Solar farm proposals at Creech St Michael go to council: A SOLAR farm proposed for fields on the edge of a village near Taunton would produce enough electricity ...
Busy A-road closed both ways after crash in Somerset: There is traffic between Sampford Arundel and Rockwell Green this afternoon (November 30)
Construction waste flytipping in road near West Hatch: MOTORISTS are being advised to avoid a country road on the outskirts of Taunton following incidences of ...
Public consultation on Draft Firepool Masterplan: YOU can have your their say on the latest proposals to develop Taunton's former cattle market.
Refurbishment plans at Woolaway council homes in Oake: OCCUPANTS of 10 council houses in a village near Taunton will have to move out while refurbishment works ...
Builders waste flytipped near West Hatch blocks the road: THE public spirited actions of two men in a country lane on the outskirts of
Spectacular WinterFest to bring festive cheer to Somerset: The event will get families in the Christmas spirit
Taunton's River Tone bridge plans application glitch: A COUNCIL gaffe has led to its own planning application for a new bridge over the River Tone in Taunton ...
New Taunton development can proceed after phase one plans approved: A major new development on the edge of Somerset’s county town can finally get underway after ...
Homes plan at Nerrols Farm, Batts Drive, Cheddon Fitzpaine: A PROPOSED development on the site of a farmhouse and barns near Taunton would feature a total of 18 ...
The Somerset Christmas tree farm where you can play with Santa: It all depends on whether you have been good or bad
Wellington RFC triumph over Sherborne in tough conditions: Wellington 1st XV 35 Sherborne 1st XV 10
Strange 'fox-like' animal spotted in field before slinking off: It lingered for a couple of minutes, enjoying the sun
Police appeal for missing man Tim from Wiveliscombe: POLICE are growing more concerned over the welfare of a missing man last seen in Wiveliscombe.
Taunton Christmas lights switch on and WinterFest event: THE crowds returned to Taunton centre for a spectacular Christmas lights switch on yesterday (Sunday ...
e-scooter trial in Taunton and Minehead extended to May 2024: THE e-scooter trial in Taunton and Minehead is being extended until the end of May 2024.
Taunton residents unable to register with dentist amid NHS shortage: The British Dental Association warned NHS dentistry is on the brink of collapse and that can ...
Pharmacy worker stole £1.3m from bosses to fund luxury holidays: Darren Mackenzie almost brought the business to its knees with his extravagant crime
Futures of four Somerset carnivals hang in the balance: They are all a vital part of their towns' annual calendars
Work on huge 1,600 home Somerset development to get underway: More than 1,600 homes will eventually be delivered
HSBC branches in Minehead, Frome and Wells to close: HSBC has announced it is closing three branches in Somerset.
Doctor wrestled axeman trying to break into pharmacy: The GP ran after Lee Prouse and held him until police arrived
A39 restrictions lifted for Dunster by Candelight: ROAD restrictions on the main road into Minehead will be lifted ahead of one of the highlights of the West ...
Anger as Taunton Deane Crematorium blocks ashes interment: A GRIEVING brother says he is unable to bury his sister's ashes in the family grave due to red tape.
All the mobile speed camera locations in Somerset this week: Keep an eye on the locations listed to avoid a fine or any points on your license
Wiveliscombe RFC: Mixed results for first and second teams: Wiveliscombe 1st XV 45 Plymstock Albion Oaks 15
'Inadequate' school near new housing site to become academy: Ofsted inspectors described the school as being "in turmoil"
Drivers face five months disruption to create Taunton access road: Taunton motorists face up to five months’ disruption as work to connect a key regeneration ...
The Somerset Christmas tree farm that comes with live entertainment: It is the perfect way for families to get into the Christmas spirt
Christmas rail journeys to be halted by engineering works: Rail passengers face severe disruption this Christmas even without strikes as lines close for ...
RMT plans train strikes for December and January: Britain’s biggest rail union has announced four weeks of strike action, in a move that threatens to disrupt ...
Somerset's most deprived area is in Bridgwater: Figures released by the Office of National Statistics show where the most deprived areas are in the county
Somerset farm shop offers sneak preview ahead of festive season: Locals were not disappointed with what was on display
Virgin Atlantic pulls support for third runway at Heathrow: Virgin Atlantic has withdrawn its support of a third runway at Heathrow in an escalation of the row ...
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Michael van Gerwen hits nine-darter in Players Champs final to send crowd wild: Mighty Michael van Gerwen saved his best performance of the weekend until the ...
Deceptively spacious family home in Staplegrove for sale: THIS property is a deceptively spacious, four-bedroom detached house, which is well presented ...
Five locations on Wirral featured in new Rebel Wilson movie: AS the new trailer for a brand-new movie, The Almond and the Seahorse, was released earlier this ...
A35 Upton Road in Poole closed after serious two-car crash: A DRIVER has sustained serious injuries following a crash on the A35 in Poole.
South West Nissan Group switches in-house fleet to EVs: South West Nissan Group, which operates Nissan showrooms in Wellington, Somerset; and Exeter and ...
Asda late night refreshment licence application in Taunton: THE Asda store in Taunton is hoping to secure a licence to supply "late night refreshments' into ...
‘Spooky’ ghost walk is coming to Somerset over Christmas: Families will not be disappointed with what is on offer
The hidden gem Somerset village you can reach by steam train: It is the perfect spot to hunker down and enjoy a quiet day out
Taunton's "golden thread" cycle route approved: Plans for the “golden thread” cycle route running through the Firepool regeneration site in Taunton ...
Meet Orchard Grove Primary School's new headteacher: PARENTS and carers can now apply to send their children to a brand new primary school opening in Taunton in ...
Taunton's WinterFest date and details confirmed: TAUNTON will begin its Christmas celebrations for 2022 with at a 'Winter Fest' later this month.
We explore the Somerset railway left abandoned for 60 years: It was once dubbed one of the prettiest lines in the country
A358 between M5 J25 and Ruishton Lane blocked by collision: There has been a collision just off J25 of the M5 at Taunton. The incident has taken place between ...
Bear Inn, Wiveliscombe, plans rooms to let in skittle alley: A PUB skittle alley looks set to be turned into two rooms to let to help boost the business.
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