A WELLINGTON-based dementia charity held a special Christmas event to celebrate the 1950s.
WHILE most of us are happily unwrapping our presents around the tree on Christmas Day, two figures will shed tears standing over a plot at Taunton Deane Crematorium.
A COUNCIL'S Direct Labour Organisation has moved into a new £2.9 million purpose-built depot - a fortnight ahead of schedule.
POLICE are looking to talk to two people following a theft at a Wellington jewellers.
A "vile racist" troll from Somerset who harassed Labour MP Luciana Berger in a string of anti-Jewish rants has been jailed for the maximum of two years.
A GROUP of yobs have caused havoc after a vandalism rampage in Wellington.
A MALE passenger sat down next to a woman on a train through Taunton and sexually assaulted her, according to British Transport Police.
A WOMAN has hit out at Musgrove Park Hospital after photos of her recovering foot were used in a training seminar without her consent.
Somerset’s left-arm spinner Jack Leach, overlooked by the England selectors for the tour of India, has responded in typical fashion by getting his head down and carrying on doing what he does best - taking wickets.
HUNDREDS of jolly santas will be taking to the streets on Taunton this evening to take part in the annual Santa on the Run event.
SATURDAY’s Turkey Trot on Saturday at Taunton and Pickeridge attracted a full field of members who enjoyed the seasonal festivities on offer.
KING’s College Boys 1st XI notched up the double over their Sherborne counterparts after they won an intense and competitive game when the two sides met last week.
Taunton Vale travelled to Cheltenham with a young side, hoping to continue their good recent form.
A TAUNTON street preacher has been charged with a religiously aggravated public order offence.
In the face of a difficult economic environment and cuts to local government funding we already have an enviable record in this area.
IT WASN'T a fairytale ending, but a Chard footballer made his debut in the Champions League last night.
A NEW Savers store is opening in County Walk shopping centre this December.
CHRISTMAS officially got underway in Wiveliscombe last night (Wednesday, December 7).
WAYNE the Chelston cockerel had something to crow about after being named as the best laced Wyandotte bird at the National Poultry Championships in the week of December 13, 1996.
As the MP, I am delighted to have played my part in securing the funding fopr the Wellington Monument.
A COUNCIL has apologised and been ordered to pay compensation after leaving a vulnerable boy with disabilities without the support he needed.
THE road is now clear after an earlier crash on Mattock's Tree Hill.
MINCE pies and mulled wine were the order of the day as auctioneers Greenslade Taylor Hunt celebrated their final antiques sale of the year at The Octagon Salerooms, East Reach, Taunton, in suitably festive style.
IF you need evidence that this Government is rudderless you need not look far...
A LANDMARK two-year trial of trains linking the West Somerset Railway to the National Rail services is set to start in 2018.
IT'S a rainy start for Somerset today as outbreaks of rain will move eastwards through the morning with some strong winds.
Saturday, December 3
RESIDENTS in Taunton Deane could soon be having their bins collected every three weeks.
BICKHAM Betty. John, Geoffrey, Valerie and family would like to thank everyone who attended the funeral service, sent kind messages and cards of sympathy and gave donations in Betty's memory for the Alzheimer's Society. Special thanks to all the…
MACHEN Timothy, of North Curry, passed away on 27th November aged 77 years. Will be sadly missed. The funeral service will take place at the Church of St Peter and St Paul, North Curry on Friday 16th December at 1.30pm. Family requests no flowers,…
Lang Albert John - formerly of The Firs, Burrowbridge aged 72. Sadly missed by his Sister's Christine, June Rita and their families and his Niece's Sarah, Joanne and their families. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 13th December 10.30am at…
HASELL Doris. Formerly of Thorne Manor, passed away peacefully at Linden House, Wellington on 27 November 2016, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late John Hasell as well as a dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother. The funeral service will…
MILLS On 1st December, H.W.J (Jim) of Washford, passed peacefully away at Williton Hospital, aged 85. Much loved husband of Hilary, dearly loved dad to Stephen, Philip & Paul and special grandad and great grandad who will be sadly missed. The…
KITE. Lesly sadly passed away at St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice on Monday 28th November 2016, she will be greatly missed by all her family and many friends. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 12th December at…
Hartnell Ray passed away peacefully on 2nd December at Musgrove Park Hospital aged 71 years. A much loved husband of Sheila, dad to Katy and Jane and granfy to Joseph. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 15th December at Taunton Deane…
REX Bessie's family thank everyone who attended her funeral on 1st December. The number that attended was a testament to the lovely lady she was. Thank you also for the messages of sympathy and generous donations to the Dorset and Somerset Air…
Farrant Edward and Sarah, of Earlam and Christopher Optometrists; we are delighted to announce the safe arrival of our gorgeous girl Emily Alice Farrant a week early, on the 22nd November. Weighing 8lbs 3oz.
Lee Ernest (Gordon) formerly of West Buckland, sadly passed away on November 28th 2016, aged 74 years. Dearly loved husband of Pat, dad to Caroline and Michelle, father-in-law to John, much loved grandad of Arthur and Rhianna, and brother to Glenys…
BOND John. Happy 70th Birthday for the 9th December, all the best from your best pals Ian, Trey, Dolly and Dudley. xx
BOND John, wishing a lovely Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad a special 70th Birthday, lots of love Luke, Sue, Khadine, Adrian, Nic, Josie, Billie, Dylan, Colby, Keegan, Jaydan, Rubie, Mackenzie and Effie. xxx
ROOKER. Joyce. Wishing a very special, caring, loving Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma a very Happy 80th Birthday love you loads, all the family x
Baker-Boughenou Adam. 9th December 2016. Have a great day. Lots of love Mum and Steve. xxx
HYNDS ERIC, 8th December, Happy birthday darling its me giving you the red roses now, I always said I would suprise you one day, forever young I will always carry you in my heart. Lots of hugs and love from Mary xxx P.S I love you xxx
GRENDON. Vincent Thomas. Beloved Dad and Grandad. Remembering your birthday, 12th December, and your passing on 29th December 1991. Loved forever. From Dawn and all your family.
Walsh Darling Majella. Remembering you on your special birthday with so much love but you will always be our lovely and loving 15 year old. With memories to treasure forever and they will never go away. Love Mum and John xxx
ROLLINS Joseph Passed away Peacefully At His Home On 4th December 2016 age 94 years Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium On Tuesday 13th December At 10am. Family Flowers only but donations if desired for Somerset & Dorset…
Frost Denis passed away peacefully on Monday 5th December 2016 at home with his family aged 84 years. Loving husband to Shirley. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 14th December at 2:00pm. Family flowers only…
HOBBS DERICK former landlord of the Friendship Inn for over 40 years, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 4th December 2016, aged 84 years. Beloved husband of the late Jean Hobbs, much loved Dad of Jackie, Adrian and Samantha and a…
EDMONDS Jack passed away peacefully on 24th November 2016 aged 83 yrs. A loving husband to Jenny, father to Claire and Michael, father in law to Andrew, very special grandfather to Edward, William, Harry and Oliver. There will be a private funeral.…
NORTON Alice, passed away 9th December 1990, always in our thoughts sons Alan, Leslie, Michael and Maurice.