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  • Volunteering day to be held in Taunton - September 23 Somerset County Gazette:

    A VOLUNTEERING charity is holding an event later this month at the Somerset County Cricket Ground in Taunton to help people find out more about volunteering in and around the town. read more

  • Devon and Somerset caravan and trailer users urged to fit fire alarms Somerset County Gazette: Caravan damaged by fire

    DEVON & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is reminding people that having a working smoke alarm in your caravan or trailer is vital as the vehicle is such a small, confined space. read more

  • Watchet Marina's tidal gate will need to be lifted out to repair Somerset County Gazette:

    CONCERNS are growing over Watchet Marina’s tidal gate after it was confirmed it would need to be lifted out in order to repair. read more

  • Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport visits Taunton Somerset County Gazette:

    THE Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport visited Taunton this afternoon to see plans for the new Watersports Centre due to be built at French Weir Park. read more

  • Event in Taunton for people wanting to become volunteers Somerset County Gazette: £913,000 bill to repair Taunton multi-storey

    DID you know that there are hundreds of different opportunities to help and support the work of charities and not for profit organisations in the area? read more

  • South-West health workers due to strike following UNISON ballot Somerset County Gazette: Disaster banner ballot-box.jpg for the homepage

    UNISON’s NHS workers in the South-West, including nurses, occupational therapists, porters, paramedics, medical secretaries, cooks and healthcare assistants, have voted yes to industrial action in a dispute over pay in England. read more

  • Petition launched to allow dogs on Minehead beach all year round Somerset County Gazette:

    A PETITION has been launched to allow dog owners to walk their pets on Minehead beach all year round – with supporters saying the move would benefit tourism. read more

  • Gates to keep motorists safe in floods on Somerset Levels and Moors Somerset County Gazette: Estate agent Chris Willey kayaks on flooded Somerset Levels

    NEW gates to close flooded roads are to be introduced on the Somerset Levels and Moors to keep motorists safe. read more

  • Somerset's Old Pavilion closing ceremony in Taunton Somerset County Gazette: IN FORM: Somerset batsman Marcus Trescothick on his way to 144 against Durham yesterday.

    THIS evening (Thursday) will not only see the conclusion of Somerset County Cricket Club’s final home match of the season but will also bring the curtain down on one of the most iconic buildings in the sport. read more

  • STEVE GOODMAN

    GOODMAN Steve. Congratulations on passing all of your exams. We are very proud of you. Lots of love, Mum, Nan and all the family. xx read more

  • LORNA (NEE KNIGHT) TANNER

    Tanner Lorna (née Knight). Congratulations Lorna on passing your Bachelors in Public and Environmental Health with Honours. Your hard work is a credit to you, we are very proud of you. Love from Mum, Dad, Diane, Steve and Tom. xxx read more

  • STEVE GOODMAN

    Goodman Congratulations Steve/Daddy on passing your Leadership and Management Diploma, on 16th September 2014. "All the hassle, worth the tassel!". Well done love, you have exceeded yourself. Love always Sophia, Mya, Emmie and Jack. xxxx read more

  • STEVE GOODMAN

    Goodman Well done Steve on graduating and passing your Diploma course on the 16th September 2014. Fantastic news. Lots of love from Mum and Dad Poole, Gina, James, Melissa, Wayne, Kayla, Callum, Grandma and Granddad. xxxx read more

  • Minehead Middle School Summer Fayre tomorrow - September 19 Somerset County Gazette:

    MINEHEAD Middle School will be holding its big fundraiser of the year, the Summer Fayre tomorrow (September 19). read more

  • CRICKET: Cidermen seek final push from bowlers Somerset County Gazette:

    SOMERSET will be looking for early wickets as they attempt to beat Middlesex on the final day of their last home County Championship of the season. read more

  • Popular student mourned at The Castle School, Taunton Somerset County Gazette:

    STAFF and students at a secondary school are in shock following the sudden death of a 15-year-old boy. read more

  • Bailiffs threaten to 'break into' innocent pensioner's home Somerset County Gazette:

    A PENSIONER was left “stressed” after bailiffs - wrongly informed he owed hundreds of pounds in parking fines - threatened to break into his house and take away possessions. read more

  • Scotland decides - views from Taunton on the referendum

    SCOTLAND decides today (Thursday, September 18) whether to leave the United Kingdom in a historic referendum. read more

  • ANN WATSON

    WATSON Ann. 18th September 2013. A year has passed. Remembering you is easy, we do it every day, it's the heartbreak of losing you that never goes away. Always loving you. Michael, Norman, Clifford and Elaine, and their families. xxxx read more

  • MAUREEN GIBBS

    Gibbs Maureen. Wishing you a fabulous 60th birthday on 22nd September 2014. We hope you have a great time and would like to thank you for all you do for us. With lots of love from all the family. xx read more

  • KALUM TAYLOR

    TAYLOR Kalum. Happy 18th birthday for the 19th September. Loads of love from Nan Jill and Auntie Trace (Sigs). xxx read more

  • KALUM TAYLOR

    TAYLOR Kalum. Happy 18th birthday for the 19th September. Love from Mum, Dad and Kyle. xx read more

  • MARK AND NICOLA ANSTICE

    Anstice Mark and Nicola are delighted to announce the birth of our son, Samuel James, born 7th September 2014, weighing 9lbs 7oz. A welcome little brother to Mollie and Ella. Thanks to our friends and family for your love and support. read more

  • GEOFF TURNER

    TURNER Geoff. Lynda and family would like to thank everyone who attended his funeral, and for all cards and messages received, also for the donations given in Geoff's memory for The Beacon Centre. Thanks to Reverend Viv Henderson for conducting the service, and to Nigel K Ford Funeral Directors for their care and support. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of thanks. read more

  • SHAUN RICHARDS

    RICHARDS In loving memory of Shaun. Always in our hearts. Love Nan Marj, Grandad, Uncle Nige, Uncle Ady, Auntie Wendy, Uncle Steve, Yana and Dougie. xxx read more

  • BRADLEY LOCK

    Lock Bradley. Happy 16th birthday Brad. Hope you have a great day. Love from Auntie Katie, Mark and James. xxx read more

  • BRADLEY LOCK

    LOCK Bradley. Happy 16th birthday on the 20th September. Have a nice day. Love from Nan and Grandad Crowle. xxx read more

  • BRADLEY LOCK

    Lock Bradley. Happy 16th birthday Bradders and congratulations on becoming a young man. Have a great day. Lots of love Mum, Dad, Connor, Harvey, Trigger and Tasha. xxx read more

  • KAY AND MIKE DENNETT

    DENNETT Kay and Mike. To Mum and Dad, congratulations on your Golden Wedding Anniversary, Friday 26th September 2014. Enjoy your celebrations! Lots of love Sharon, Andy, Jason and Anjanette. xxxx read more

  • SHAUN GRAHAM RICHARDS

    RICHARDS Shaun Graham, who passed away 14th September 2006. Your presence we miss, your memory we treasure, loving you always, forgetting you never. Dad, Mum, Nan Pam, Christopher and family, Genna, Glen, Paul, Nikki, Skye, Leo. xxx read more

  • ASHLEY BOOBIER

    BOOBIER Ashley, of Bow- fell Close, Taunton, passed peacefully away at his home on 14th September 2014, aged 71 years. A loving husband of Dot, dearly loved dad to Sarah and Helen, father-in-law to Richard, and loving grandpa to Alexander and Edward. The service of thanksgiving and celebration takes place at St Michael's Church, Galmington, on Wednesday 24th September at 3.30pm. No black attire please. Donations in lieu of flowers for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, 45 Station Road, Taunton, TA1 1NZ. read more

  • CHRIS HOLCOMBE

    Holcombe. Chris. The family of Chris would like to thank all the relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind messages and support during this very difficult time and for attending his funeral. Special thanks to all at Mountbatten Nursing Home for looking after Chris. He will be missed. Please accept this as a personal acknowledgement of thanks. read more

  • MARGARET LILIAN TWIGGS

    TWIGGS Margaret Lilian, passed away peacefully on 9th September 2014, aged 100 years. Funeral Service takes place on Monday 29th September 2014, at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 3.00pm. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW Tel: 01823 272139. read more

  • Jean Georgina Hepple

    HEPPLE. Jean Georgina. 19th September 2010. In loving memory of a dear wife, mother and nan. All my love Clive. xxx read more

  • FRANCIS (FRANK) GOULD

    GOULD Francis (Frank). These days pass without you, brings us lots of sadness too, six years we've been apart, but you're still in our hearts. Kev (son) and Kirsty (grandaughter). read more

  • DONNA BARSBY

    Barsby Donna. Oh no, the big 50 on the 18th September. Have a great day. Lots of love Mum, Dad, Darren, Lou, Pete, Stephen and Beth. xxx read more

  • BERYL RICHARDSON

    RICHARDSON Beryl, formerly of Blackmoor Road, Wellington, and Moorland, Bridgwater. Passed peacefully away at Chelston Gardens Nursing Home on 11th September 2014, aged 94. Widow of Edward and much loved mum to Gillian and Sally, and dear grandmother to James. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 22nd September at 11.30am. Family flowers only, but donations for Alzheimer's Research UK may be sent to H. Tredwin & Son Limited, 15 & 17 North Street, Wellington, TA21 8LX. read more

  • ALAN PARSONS

    PARSONS Alan. Passed peacefully away at Oak Tree Court, Wellington, on Sunday 14th September, aged 86 years. The funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, Hemyock, on Friday 19th September at 2.00pm. Family flowers only. Memorial donations for St Margaret’s Hospice, Taunton, by retiring collection or may be sent to Pring & Son, Funeral Directors, Westhayes, Culmstock Road, Hemyock, Cullompton, EX15 3RJ. read more

  • DOUHLAS HALSALL

    HALSALL Douglas Diamond, of Taunton, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Thursday 11th September 2014, aged 90 years. The funeral service will take place at All Saints Church, Trull, on Wednesday 24th September 2014, at 1.00pm, followed by cremation. Family flowers only by request but donations in memory of Douglas for Dementia UK may be given at the service or sent to E White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. read more

  • MARY WOODMAN

    Woodman Mary, of Wellsprings Road, Taunton. Passed away peacefully at Northway House Residential Home on Tuesday 9th September, aged 91 years. The funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 1st October at 10.30am. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. Tel: 01823 272139. read more

  • HAYDN JONES

    JONES Haydn, of Beech Court, Courtland Road, Wellington, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 8th September 2014, aged 85 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today, Thursday 18th September, at 11.00am. No flowers by request but donations if desired for Help for Heroes may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, 45 Station Road, Taunton, TA1 1NZ. read more

  • ELLEN ROSTRON

    ROSTRON Ellen, passed away on 14th September 2014. Beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 24th September at 11.00am. All enquiries to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, 45 Station Road, Taunton, TA1 1NZ. read more

  • BRIAN LANE

    LANE Brian, 23rd September 2012. You were gone when autumn came. Time passes, memories stay, loved and remembered every day. "If I could turn the hands back of time". Beloved wife Bonny, son Duncan, brother Moss. xxx read more

  • MARY PAMELA SKILTON

    SKILTON Mary Pamela, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 11th September 2014, aged 90 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 25th September at 11.00am. No flowers by request, donations if desired for The Beacon Centre (MPH), may be given at the service or sent to E White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. read more

  • Simon MILNER-BARRY

    MILNER-BARRY Simon. As trustees of Somerset Counselling Centre in Taunton, we wish to pay tribute to our fellow trustee Simon, who died on 5th September. Simon provided support advice and dynamic innovation at many stages in the development of the centre. He was passionate and committed to bringing counselling and mental health issues to the fore and helping SCC provide the services to the community which it does. He will be greatly missed by SCC. read more

  • Raymond John HUTCHINGS

    HUTCHINGS. Raymond John, passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 15th September 2014, aged 88 years. Much loved husband of Dorothy. The funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 24th September at 10.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations by retiring collection to Cancer Research or c/o Redwood & Sons Funeral Directors, French Nut Tree, Clayhidon, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3PW. Tel: 01823 680571 or 680268. read more

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