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Sunday market and other pledges to help Make Taunton Sparkle

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A STREET market on Sunday will help boost a £25,000 appeal to make sure Taunton has its Christmas lights this year.

Cotford St Luke pupils support Go Commando Royal Marines charity

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ROYAL Marines charity Go Commando and their mascot Col Kev Ted joined in with the children from Cotford St Luke Primary School to commemorate National Heroes Day.

St Andrew's pupils support Somerset Emergency Volunteers

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PUPILS from St Andrew's Church School, Taunton, gathered at St Andrew’s Church for their harvest festival service.

300 attend Care Focus Awards in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

PICTURED are some of the outstanding carers in the South-West, who were honoured at the Care Focus (South West) CIC gala awards evening, held at Taunton’s Wellsprings Leisure Centre.

St Margaret's Hospice fundraising crews prepare for Challenge of a Lifetime

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CLINICAL director Ann Lee learning the ropes.

Taunton students raise £15,000 for armed forces charity

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A TEAM of eight King’s College students cycled an incredible 1,000 miles to raise money for an armed forces charity.

Richard Huish College graduation ceremony at County Ground

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

MORE than 50 students from Richard Huish College who have completed higher education courses ranging from business to sports development and coaching were joined by family members and friends at their graduation ceremony.

Taunton Carnival: 80+ PICS IN OUR PHOTO GALLERY

Somerset County Gazette:

4:46pm Monday 20th October 2014

MORE than 80 photos from Saturday's Taunton Carnival and Children's Carnival are now online in our photo gallery.  

History of old Taunton shop following Somerset Heritage research

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

OUR recent report showing a sign for Kingsbury’s Stores in a shop being renovated in St James Street, Taunton, sparked interest among readers.

Recent cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts

Somerset County Gazette: Taunton Magistrates' Court

12:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates’ Courts include.

VIDEO: Jeremy Browne on his reasons for leaving Taunton Deane seat

Somerset County Gazette:

12:18pm Monday 20th October 2014

OUTGOING Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne has explained more about his reasons for opting not to contest next year’s General Election.

Over £1,800 raised for Taunton-based SURE cancer charity in a week

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A TABLE raffle at the Somerset Business Awards raised £500 for cancer charity Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE).

Taunton Carnival 2014 - RESULTS AND VIDEO

Somerset County Gazette:

8:49am Monday 20th October 2014

ORGANISERS say the collection total from Taunton Carnival is around £300 down on last year, at around £5,200. 

Taunton School receives top recognition for baccalaureate

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

TAUNTON School is celebrating a prestigious accolade.

Taunton Carnival - today's the day!

Somerset County Gazette:

12:42pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THE 49th Taunton Carnival is back in town tonight, with the children's equivalent taking place this afternoon

Energy saving advice from CAB at Taunton Library

Somerset County Gazette: Citizens Advice Bureau

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TAUNTON and District Citizens Advice Bureau is holding an exhibition in the foyer of Taunton Library from 10am to 3pm on Thursday (October 23) as part of Big Energy Saving Week.

Latest lightning pictures from Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

4:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

WE'VE been asking the people of Taunton to send us their pictures and videos from yesterday's lightning storm (October 16).

Police stopping traffic in Wellington Road, Taunton, for census

Somerset County Gazette:

4:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

POLICE have been stopping traffic along Wellington Road, Taunton, today (Friday, October 17).

Taunton shop owner offers a reward for the return of stolen goods

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A SHOP owner is offering a reward after a computer containing precious family photos was among items stolen in a break-in.

£500 worth of goods from Go Outdoors up for grabs for one lucky County Gazette reader

Somerset County Gazette: Natwest T20 Blast competition - are you our face in the crowd?

10:39am Friday 17th October 2014

LUCKY readers have the chance to win £500 worth of Go Outdoors clothing or equipment.

Farm machinery fire in Dunkeswell

Somerset County Gazette:

9:02am Friday 17th October 2014

FIRE crews were called to Dunkeswell yesterday afternoon (October 16) after reports of machinery fire at a farm.

Ten Taunton GP practices sign up to electronic prescription service

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IT will be easier and quicker for patients to get their medication at 10 GP practices in Taunton which are switching to the NHS Electronic Prescription Service.

Members of the public help talk woman down from bridge in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

6:46pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO good Samaritans helped police talk to a woman who was standing on a bridge over the M5 this evening (October 16).


Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Taunton Business Incentive 2014 is up and running and we want to hear from local SMEs

Fifth cat poisoned in Taunton street

Somerset County Gazette:

4:11pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A FIFTH cat is fighting for its life following the death of four other cats in the same street from anti-freeze poisoning.

Join crowdfunding to help Make Taunton Sparkle

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN have answered the call for everyone to chip in to ensure Taunton gets its Christmas lights this year – now it’s up to others to follow their example.

VIDEO: 'Taunton could attract £100million with better roads' employment site meeting told

Somerset County Gazette:

12:04pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AN employment site beside the M5 which could attract at least £100million of investment into Taunton is dependent on the Government funding road improvements, a meeting heard this morning.

Parents launch charity campaign in memory of teenage Taunton student

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE parents of an inspirational teenager who lost his four-year battle with cancer are spearheading a fundraising campaign in his memory to help other disabled and terminally ill youngsters.

Proposed employment site near J25 of M5 at Taunton could create 4,000 jobs

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

SCORES of businesses could be lured to Taunton, creating up to 4,000 jobs under proposals for a 60-acre employment site.

Can a brewery owner really go a month without booze?

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

A SOLICITOR who owns a brewery has pledged to “Go Sober for October” to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.

Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne not standing in the General Election

Somerset County Gazette: Jeremy Browne is uneasy about restricting freedoms

1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

TAUNTON Deane MP Jeremy Browne has announced that he will not be standing again at next May’s General Election.

Taunton Deane gets £50,000 to speed up housebuilding

Somerset County Gazette: CLLR Mark Edwards.

9:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A GOVERNMENT grant of £50,000 will speed up the number of new homes being built and boost businesses and jobs in the Taunton and Wellington area, it was claimed this week.

Patients 'nothing to fear' after former Taunton dentist struck off

Somerset County Gazette: Worcester second cheapest place in the county to visit a private dentist

8:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

PATIENTS at a dental practice where a rogue dentist who once worked there has been struck off have been reassured they were never at risk.

Poisoning suspected after four cats die in a Taunton street

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE RSPCA has warned it will prosecute anyone suspected of poisoning animals after four cats in one street were put down after drinking anti-freeze.

Villager highlights North Curry fly-tipping "disgrace"

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

VILLAGER Trevor Steer sent in these photos to highlight the “disgrace” of fly-tipping in North Curry.

Taunton Business Incentive 2014 is launched

Somerset County Gazette:

9:44am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Find out how to enter, what you could win and who's involved

258 walkers complete Taunton's Moonraker Challenge

Somerset County Gazette:

10:43am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MORE than 250 walkers set off from Taunton Racecourse under the light of a full moon for a fundraising challenge which has secured thousands of pounds for sick children.

Pub's desperate plea to find cuddly regular who's gone walkabout

Somerset County Gazette:

6:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

HE’S a pub regular who doesn’t drink or say a word – but is nonetheless loved by all who meet him at the bar.

Langport's Bow House Physiotherapy supports St Margaret's Hospice

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TRICIA and Mark Robinson from Bow House Physiotherapy are pictured presenting a cheque for £150 to Rachel Gamble (centre), manager of the town’s St Margaret’s Hospice shop. 

Taunton School students #wearityellow for St Margaret's Hospice

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TAUNTON School was filled with colour for its first charity Mufti Day of 2014.

Roadworks underway on A358 Henlade-Thornfalcon

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HIGHWAYS bosses have promised to keep disruption to a minimum after roadworks started yesterday (Monday, October 13) on one of the busiest roads in Somerset.

Geography joy for Bishop Fox's School

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

BISHOP Fox’s School in Taunton is celebrating after recording the best GCSE geography results in Somerset.

Grade-II listed bridge near Taunton (swans not included) - yours for £12k

Somerset County Gazette:

9:36am Tuesday 14th October 2014

TIRED of having a roof over your head? Rather like the idea of sleeping under an arch instead? 

Prep School Challenge 2014 comes to Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

TAUNTON Prep School and its International Middle School were among schools from all over the South-West in action as they hosted the Prep School Challenge 2014.

Have your say on relocating Taunton's Station Road Post Office

Somerset County Gazette: Sunday opening hours piloted at Darlington Post Office delivery office

9:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

YOU could soon buy stamps or pick up your pension at a convenience store in Taunton’s Station Road – seven days a week.

Taunton Carnival on Saturday

Somerset County Gazette: Photos from Taunton Carnival 2013

7:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

THOUSANDS of spectators are expected at Saturday's annual Taunton Carnival - here's a preview of what to expect at the popular event.

Taunton Baptist Church's 200th anniversary celebrations

Somerset County Gazette:

5:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

TAUNTON Baptist Church in Silver Street is now 200-years-old.

HEALTH: Discover benefits of mindfulness in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

4:04pm Monday 13th October 2014

MINDFULNESS is very much in the news these days as a means of finding tranquillity in our increasingly stressful world.

Over £2,000 donated to Taunton-based cancer charity SURE in a week

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Monday 13th October 2014

OVER £2,000 was donated to the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment charity over the past week.

Taunton PR man Mark Wall hired by World Health Organisation to help rebuild Greek health service

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Monday 13th October 2014

BUSINESSMAN and County Gazette columnist Mark Wall is flying to Athens next week to help with the rebuilding of the Greek NHS.

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