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Somerset County Gazette:

9:43am Thursday 2nd October 2014

All the latest from the Somerset Jobs and Training Fair

Taunton Street Pastors to receive Queen's Awards

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Mayor and Mayoress of Taunton Deane, Dave and Renee Durdan, will present Queen’s Awards to the Taunton Street Pastors at County Hall on Monday evening.  

Man, 27, still being quizzed by murder probe detectives

Somerset County Gazette:

3:01pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

POLICE say they are still questioning a man on suspicion of murdering a Norton Fitzwarren woman.

Rotary Club Moonraker date

Somerset County Gazette: The evening hopes to raise money for CHSW.

1:28pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

JUST a few days are left to enter the Rotary Club of Taunton Vale’s Moonraker Challenge.

Shotgun wedding arch for hotshot couple

Somerset County Gazette:

1:31pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A CLAY shooting couple tied the knot in Wellington to round off an impressive year in their sporting careers.

Mayor and Mayoress to present Pastors’ award

Somerset County Gazette:

1:26pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE Mayor and Mayoress of Taunton Deane, Dave and Renee Durdan, will be presenting Queen’s Awards to the Taunton Street Pastors at County Hall on Monday evening.

Cups raised for charity at Macmillan Coffee Morning

Somerset County Gazette:

1:19pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A COFFEE morning at Comeytrowe Shopping Centre has raised more than £400 for Macmillan Cancer Trust.

Last call for entrants to Taunton's Moonraker Challenge

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

JUST a few days are left to enter the Rotary Club of Taunton Vale’s Moonraker Challenge.

Raffle, cake sale...and an ice bucket challenge in Wiveliscombe

Somerset County Gazette:

11:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

STAFF at the Day Lewis Pharmacy and St Margaret’s Hospice shop in Wiveliscombe are holding a raffle and cake sale on Monday afternoon.

Taunton Deane Council installs touch screen computers for tenants

Somerset County Gazette:

9:20am Thursday 2nd October 2014

TOUCH screen computers have been installed in four community offices across Taunton Deane to help get council tenants online.

Care Worker Emma was a people person from an early age

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Each month we meet someone working in the care sector. This month, we caught up with Emma Read, right, nursing and healthcare adviser for Somerset Care.

Police probe five arson attacks in eight days on farms near Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

FARMERS are being warned to be vigilant as police investigate whether a single arsonist started five fires in just over a week.

Car fire call-out

Somerset County Gazette: Fire crews were called to put out the flames.

1:22pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TAUNTON fire crew was sent to Wellington Road on Saturday after a car was reported to be on fire.

Fire warning to caravan and camper van owners

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

DEVON & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is reminding everyone with caravans and mobile homes to check that their smoke alarms are in working order.

Live Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman in Norton Fitzwarren

Somerset County Gazette:

8:49am Wednesday 1st October 2014

POLICE believe that a woman found dead in a house in Norton Fitzwarren may have been murdered last night (Tuesday, September 30).

Rebecca Pow speaks at the Conservative Party conference

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

TAUNTON and the surrounding area was put on the map at the Conservative Party conference.

Business mentoring scheme relaunched at Heathfield School

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

STUDENTS in year ten at Heathfield Community School are receiving expert support from the business community under a mentoring scheme.

Indoor fun for children at Minehead Eye

Somerset County Gazette:

4:31pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

YOUNGSTERS can enjoy a free new indoor playground in Minehead.

'No patient cancellations during health workers' strike' at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital

Somerset County Gazette:

1:10pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PATIENTS have been assured no appointments or operations will be postponed during a health workers’ strike.

Taunton Vale Golf Club - members' buyout looks to have failed

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MEMBERS of a golf club under threat of closure have pinned their hopes on a mystery businessman.

Air ambulance lands in Vivary Park

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CROWDS of people watched on as an air ambulance landed in Taunton's Vivary Park.

Fascinating photos show how Curry Rivel has changed in time

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE Curry Rivel News group, which publishes the village’s monthly newsletter, has published a new book showing how it has changed over the years.

Dulverton Films - Happy Go Lucky October 10

Somerset County Gazette: Budding film maker at Greendown

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HAPPY Go Lucky will be screened by Dulverton Films at the town hall on Friday, October 10 at 7.30pm.

Wivey Link benefits from Bishop's Hull care home's generosity

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

RESIDENTS at The Manor Care Home in Bishop's Hull have awarded £150 from their residents fund to the volunteer transport service Wivey Link.

Thieves steal charity box from Natural Wholefoods on St James' Street

Somerset County Gazette:

2:26pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THIEVES stole a charity box after breaking into a shop in St James Street, Taunton.

Carers in Somerset could face extra cost for respite service

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SOME people in Somerset who are carers for loved ones may soon have to pay more if they want to take a break.

'Do you want Christmas lights?' challenge to Taunton traders

Somerset County Gazette: The Consumerist Christmas Tree at Lumiere 2013 (7991253)

6:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

TRADERS are being challenged to dip into their tills to ensure the Christmas lights go on in Taunton town centre this year.

King's College, Taunton, reveals sports hub plans at open evening

Somerset County Gazette:

6:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE were able to get a glimpse of how a community sports hub at King’s College, Taunton, will look at a drop-in event.

Union pledges to fight falling milk prices

Somerset County Gazette: Hampshire dairy industry hit by collapse of milk co-operative

12:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

‘We’ll work to fight falling prices’ says dairy board chairman

Taunton siblings' leap of faith for charity

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BROTHER and sister Mell Shattock and Matt Rowlinson took a daring leap in their bid to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.

Old shop sign revealed in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

7:23pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BUILDERS working on a new shop in Taunton have revealed a long-hidden shop sign.

Sassi Holford celebrates 20 years in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WEDDING gown designer Sassi Holford celebrated the 20th anniversary of her Taunton boutique with friends and special guests.

Awards for street pastors groups

Somerset County Gazette: Warminster Street Pastors, who counsel late-night revellers, received £600 from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Innovation Fund

6:39pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TAUNTON Street Pastors and the Stand Against Violence charity will be presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service by the Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, Lady Gass, in County Hall, Taunton, on Monday, October 6.

Wiveliscombe Primary School's new head settling in nicely

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WIVELISCOMBE Primary School’s new head teacher said taking over the role has made him feel like ‘Doctor Who’.

Languages day at Bishop Fox's School

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BISHOP Fox’s School celebrated the European Day of Languages with special activities and lessons.

Somerset's libraries to host 'Get Online' events this October

Somerset County Gazette: Residents are being urged to have their say over broadband in Worcestershire

5:02pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SOMERSET'S libraries will be helping even more people get online this October as part of a national annual event.

Wellington girls meet England rugby star Chris Robshaw

Somerset County Gazette:

2:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE Wellington School girls under-12 hockey team headed to Millfield for a tournament - and bumped into a star of the oval ball game.

Reminder to vote for Bibic in Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Somerset County Gazette: Spring clean your home and help change lives

2:29pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PEOPLE in Somerset are being reminded that they can vote for a national children’s charity to receive a grant towards the work it does.

Swap fags for gags during October

Somerset County Gazette:

1:09pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A range of organisations will be available to help anyone with their Stoptober quit at The Brewhouse Theatre, Taunton on Thursday, October 9 from noon until 5pm.

Ex soldier appointed chaplain at Taunton School

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A FORMER soldier who had a “conversation with God” during the Gulf War is the new chaplain at Taunton School.

Willy Wonka drops in at Hatch Beauchamp Primary School

Somerset County Gazette:

10:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HATCH Beauchamp Primary School was invaded by Oompah Loompahs, Fantastic Mr Foxes and Willy Wonkas during Roald Dahl Dress Up Day.

Racial equality group set up in Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A STEERING group has been established to promote racial equality in Somerset.

Exhibition: Sam Burton's snapshot of the past

Somerset County Gazette:

8:44am Tuesday 30th September 2014

TAUNTON’S Mayor and Mayoress were on hand to open up a photography exhibition at Bishops Lydeard Railway Station last week.

Barn fire burning out in Stoke St Gregory

Somerset County Gazette:

10:33am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are still on the scene of a fire which started shortly before 8pm yesterday (Monday, September 29).

Big barn fire at Stoke St Gregory

Somerset County Gazette:

8:24am Tuesday 30th September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS fought through the night to control a barn fire on a farm in Stoke St Gregory.

Nearly 600 attend free family event in Curry Rivel

Somerset County Gazette:

7:50am Tuesday 30th September 2014

NEARLY 600 people descended on the playing field at Curry Rivel Primary School for a free family event.

West Somerset Council's first Healthy Living Fair a success

Somerset County Gazette:

8:29am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WEST Somerset Council’s first Healthy Living Fair in Williton saw nearly 150 attend.

Heating oil customers urged to buy early ahead of winter

Somerset County Gazette: It had been frosty for over a week, but all my efforts to capture a winter scene had eluded me, until finally on the last day of the cold spell I captured this shot of the old stable and tree covered in hoar frost just emerging from the morning mist - Fro

9:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

AS the nights start to draw in Taunton and District Citizens Advice Bureau are urging heating oil customers to buy early to help cut the cost of heating their homes this winter.

Cyclist's marathon in aid of St Margaret's Hospice

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

TEACHER Ben Sumners has undertaken one of the toughest cycle rides in Europe to raise funds for St Margaret’s Hospice.

Police appeal: man assaulted in Minehead

Somerset County Gazette:

4:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MAN was punched in the face by a woman and had his phone stamped on by a man in Minehead on September 21.








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