THE 24 hour strike by junior doctors has been called off this evening, although thousands of operations have already been cancelled.
POLICE are appealing for information on two males who forced entry into the home of an elderly woman in Somerset.
RECENT cases dealt with at Taunton Magistrates' Courts inlcude.
TAUNTON School are organising a three-day programme of children’s activities and sport this Christmas holiday.
TAUNTON'S historic Bath Place has been judged a runner up in the Great British High Street Awards.
YORKSHIRE Building Society is wishing people in Taunton a very ‘Marie’ Christmas after they helped to smash a fundraising target for Marie Curie.
A VEHICLE that left the road a number of days ago was removed by firefighters earlier this afternoon, Monday, November 30.
WIVELISCOMBE followed their excellent victory over Tor last week by inflicting the first defeat of the season on Winscombe, in a game where both teams had to defend for all their worth when playing up the slope.
SANTA wasn't going to be put off by a bit of wind and rain.
Drivers are facing slow traffic on the M5 southbound after a car hit the central reservation this afternoon.
THE hard work of a team who recruit and train foster carers in Somerset has been recognised for its innovative and helpful approach at a national awards ceremony.
Taunton Titans got back to winning ways with an emphatic ten-try win over Canterbury in difficult conditions at Hyde Park
RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.
MUFFIN the dog has been chosen to be the star of a pantomime production after breezing through an X-Factor style audition.
Drivers are warned to keep an eye on their speed, with mobile speed cameras out and about in the Taunton area this week.
Police in Bridgwater have tweeted out this picture of the boys in blue from the town in years gone by with a very strange looking piece of equipment. But what was it used for.
SANTAS galore raced around Minehead on Sunday morning as the town's annual Santa Fun Run and Christmas Fair took place.
THE Chancellor’s Spending Review was full of national headlines, but is also set to make waves on a local level.
THE wind and rain failed to keep visitors to Wellington's Christmas Lights event away on Saturday evening.
JAMIE Edwards made it a hat trick of golds in an international athletics meeting.
THERE is a new date for the official switch on of Taunton Deane's Christmas lights after the event was postponed due to extreme weather.
LOCAL families had an early visit from Father Christmas when they visited Magna’s first toy fair at the Beach Hotel in Minehead. Twenty families came along to receive an extra present for their children from Santa. …
YELLOW weather warnings have been issued for the south west today with heavy rain set to take over this afternoon.
ALLEGED victims of a police doctor accused of indecently assaulting cadets in Avon and Somerset are having their complaints looked into by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).
PATIENTS on a mental health unit will be able to imagine themselves as professional cricketers thanks to the generosity of some Somerset players.
TAUNTON Town got back on track with a fine 2-0 win at AFC Totton on Saturday.
POLL: Bosses at Musgrove Park Hospital have moved to reassure patients ahead of a planned strike by junior doctors - despite some operations and appointments being cancelled.
PROPERTY specialists Greenslade Taylor Hunt have donated £5,000 to the Musgrove Park League of Friends after staff members received outstanding cancer care at the hospital.
VISITORS to Bishops Lydeard Mill helped boost a Taunton-based cancer charity.
A DRIVER accused of causing the death of his passenger when he lost control of his car has appeared in court today, Friday, November 27.