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Darts are on target in 24-hour marathon

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Tony Knight and Nick Whiting peppered the cork board from noon on Saturday until noon on Sunday, raising over £1,000 for the charity.

Revamp for gallery

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Park Art and Collectables art gallery in Taunton is once again “open for business” after a dab of refurbishment work.

Latest results from Taunton Magistrates' Courts

Somerset County Gazette: Taunton Magistrates' Court

8:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates’ Courts include.

Pupils learn that it’s great outdoors

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

More than 200 primary and secondary students enjoyed a day of outdoor fun and waterbased activities in Taunton’s Longrun Meadow.

STOLEN: Police on hunt for dogs worth £7,000 taken in Beercrocombe

Somerset County Gazette:

5:01pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE owner of five dogs worth several thousands of pounds stolen from a house in Beercrocombe has been described as "too upset to talk" by police.

Free family fun is order of the day

Somerset County Gazette: Epsom & Ewell Borough Family Fun Day

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Castle Green is hosting a free family fun day from 10am to 4pm next Wednesday, July 30, in aid of Stand Against Violence.

Students' WW1 art at this week's Taunton Flower Show

Somerset County Gazette: Taunton Flower Show - events programme unveiled

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TAUNTON Flower Show is marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War with a montage of 18 images created by Somerset College students.

Police warning on fake ID at pubs

Somerset County Gazette: A pint of beer

12:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Police cracking down on underage drinking have seized a number of fake driving licences from youngsters trying to get into pubs and clubs in the Taunton area.

Trees in tribute

Somerset County Gazette: North Wiltshire MP James Gray is to visit all of his constituency’s 209 war graves as part of the First World War centenary year commemorations

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Thousands of trees are being given away in Somerset to commemorate the First World War centenary.

Two-car collision in Taunton causes traffic build-up

Somerset County Gazette:

2:53pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO cars have been involved in a collision in Taunton near the Sainsburys supermarket, Hurdle Way.

Traffic eases after scaffolding collapse in Kingston Road, Taunton

2:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

HEAVY traffic built up this afternoon after the collapse of scaffolding outside the former Rileys Snooker Club in Kingston Road.

Firefighters cut casualty out of car after Monkton Heathfield collision

Somerset County Gazette:

9:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS from Taunton cut a person free from a car after a two-vehicle collision in Monkton Heathfield earlier.

Bristol Zoo treat for Bishops Hull care home residents

Somerset County Gazette:

3:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE Manor Care Home in Bishops Hull took its residents on a trip to Bristol Zoo.

PHOTOS: Record total raised at Fitzhead Fete and Flower Show

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A RECORD total was raised at the annual Fitzhead Fete and Flower Show, as visitors came in their hundreds to enjoy the stalls and activities.

School memories come flooding back at West Monkton's 50-year reunion

Somerset County Gazette:

1:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

PICTURED are former pupils and a member of staff from the West Monkton County Secondary Modern School, who gathered at the village hall in Monkton Heathfield on Saturday for a 50-year reunion. 

Warning over "silent killer" carbon monoxide

Somerset County Gazette: A carbon monoxide leak could stem from a faulty cooker.

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Keep barbecues away from tents and remain vigilant against symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, such as dizziness, nausea, breathlessness or loss of consciousness.

Traffic chaos incident - man arrested

Somerset County Gazette: Police warning after thefts in car parks

8:57am Monday 28th July 2014

POLICE have arrested a man who caused severe traffic disruption this morning by throwing objects off the roof of a building in Mary Street.

Long delays for drivers in Taunton as police close Mary Street

Somerset County Gazette: Police appeal following overnight theft from South Oxhey newsagents

8:13am Monday 28th July 2014

Commuters stuck in traffic as tailbacks lengthen.

Summerfield running boules tournament in Henlade

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

TAUNTON-based property developer, Summerfield, are inviting local businesses and organisations to book a team for their 2014 charity boules tournament, which is being held in Taunton in support of the Somerset Crimebeat Trust.

Elizabeth secures insurance payout

Somerset County Gazette:

2:06pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Elizabeth Livermore had a pleasant surprise when she got a call from her insurance company.

Fire crew free toddler stuck in stair gate in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

7:23pm Saturday 26th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to release a child stuck in a stair gate earlier today, Saturday, July 26.

Anne Frank's Norton Fitzwarren connection

Somerset County Gazette: Anne Marie Frank, writer of the famous diary, who died March 1945 at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, aged 15.

7:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ANNE Frank’s Second World War diary of her years hiding in Nazi-occupied Holland is possibly the world’s most famous account of the conflict.

Age UK opens in Taunton once a week to offer advice

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

OLDER people will be able to discuss issues face to face with trained advisers following Age UK Somerset’s decision to open from 10am to 4pm every Wednesday at Taunton’s Market House.

Taunton schoolgirl ahead of the game with BAFTA award

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

A TAUNTON schoolgirl was left jumping for joy after winning a BAFTA award for her game design.

Taunton charity shop ransacked a third time

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE manager of a charity shop in Taunton is “very upset and disappointed” after the third break-in at the premises this year.

'End of bus disruption in Taunton in sight', claims Buses of Somerset boss

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

PASSENGERS plagued by late buses and diversions hope the operator’s pledge of a ‘turning point’ materialises.

Annie's Ride on horseback for Taunton's St Mary Magdalene bell appeal

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A BELLRINGER is riding horseback around Somerset to raise money to repair and replace some ageing church bells.

Can you identify this woman?

Somerset County Gazette:

11:12am Friday 25th July 2014

CAN you help identify this woman who may have information about theft from Debenhams in Taunton?

£12,000 council grant for TIME4 to keep Taunton buzzing

Somerset County Gazette: Vale of Taunton Farmers Market Goes To London

9:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A NOT-for-profit firm set up to keep the town buzzing after the demise of Taunton Town Centre Company has won a £12,000 grant from Taunton Deane Council.

Children learning to 'Get Safe' in the water in Taunton and Wellington

Somerset County Gazette: Scaled-back swimming pool plans approved

8:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

OVER the course of last week, St James Pool, in Taunton, helped prepare children to learn important information on water safety ready for their summer holidays in a safe and fun way.

Skydivers take plunge for MS Society

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society’s Taunton branch.

Taunton road to close for three weeks during repair to damaged culverts

Somerset County Gazette: Harvey Siggs.

4:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

URGENT repairs to damaged culverts running under a main road into Taunton are to be carried out next week.

Man freed from lift by firefighters in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: Road accident in Berrow

3:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS released a man trapped in a life earlier this afternoon, Thursday, July 24.

Rhythm of summer

Somerset County Gazette: African Drumming for Families and Others

1:09pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Workshop given by Taunton mayoress Renée Durdan was all part of the fun at the Manor Care Home’s day of music in the sunshine for residents.

Cllr Clifford Bishop to become honorary freeman of the borough of Taunton Deane

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

CLIFF Bishop is to be inducted into Taunton Deane’s ‘hall of fame’ in recognition of half a century as a councillor.

Police warn under 18s they'll confiscate fake ID in clubs and pubs in Taunton area

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE cracking down on underage drinking have seized a number of fake driving licences from underage people trying to get into pubs and clubs in the Taunton area.

Academy on the up after OFSTED report

Somerset County Gazette:

1:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Taunton Academy is ‘well-placed’ to improve its standards, according to Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne.

Huntsham Court fair supports Musgrove's League of Friends in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE League of Friends’ Garden, Art and Food Fair at Huntsham Court, near Sampford Peverell, drew several hundred visitors who enjoyed cream tea and tours of the fascinating house.

Woman cut free after road traffic accident in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: A Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine at the scene

8:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WOMAN was cut free by firefighters after she was trapped in a vehicle following a crash this evening, Wedenesday, July 23.

Plea for Taunton rape victim to come forward

Somerset County Gazette:

8:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DETECTIVES investigating a historic allegation of rape in Taunton are making a final plea for the victim to contact them.

Sex attacker strikes twice in 40 minutes in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

8:31pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YOUNG man sexually assaulted two women in separate incidents less than an hour apart, police say.

Emily’s culinary delights

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Emily Morrison, a pupil at Wellesley Park Primary School in Wellington, served up an all-in-one roast in a Masterchef-style cook-off during the My Best School Dinner competition.

Insurance firm repays policy premiums to Taunton landlord to mark 200,000th client

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ELIZABETH Livermore had a pleasant surprise when she got a call from her insurance company.

Taunton has to work with the world

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Taunton MP Jeremy Browne says the town must find its "niche."

Mythical reading

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Children are being encouraged to read over the holidays with the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge

Winning garden is a picture of summer

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

This vibrant and colourful garden won a competition for Taunton Deane Council tenants in the Halcon area.

Autumn fayre at Cotford St Luke Primary School

Somerset County Gazette: Stephanie Paull and Sophie-Eliza Paull from Saeberts Folc

11:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Friends of Dene Barton Community Hospital are holding a fundraising autumn fayre and tea party at Cotford St Luke Primary School from 2pm on Saturday, October 4.

Free open air youth club in Taunton over summer holidays

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CHILDREN can enjoy free outdoor youth club sessions in Taunton’s French Weir Park and Longrun Meadow over the summer holidays.

Home damaged by fire

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Fire in bedroom of Taunton home leaves property 'badly damaged.'

Charity appeal for unwanted sports kit in Taunton and Wellington

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SPORTS enthusiasts are asked to donate their unwanted kit so it can be handed on to disadvantaged people around the world.






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