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Author David Lawrence Jones entertains pupils at Bishop Henderson School

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PUPILS at Bishop Henderson Primary School were treated to a fun showcase and book signing event when author David Lawrence Jones paid them a visit.

Automatic signals to be installed on M5 Taunton-Burnham to 'detect incidents'

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

SIGNS which automatically detect changes in traffic and alert drivers to possible hazards are to be installed at the M5 at Taunton.

£1,500 boost for Taunton Christmas lights appeal - more money needed

Somerset County Gazette: Eltham family house goes Christmas lights crazy

9:32am Thursday 30th October 2014

PEOPLE desperate to ensure Taunton has its Christmas lights this year have received a boost.

Four children's centres in Taunton deemed 'inadequate'

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

CHILDREN’S services in Somerset came under fire again this week after four centres were branded “inadequate” by independent inspectors.

Parents in Taunton secure legal high debate

Somerset County Gazette: Police Commissioner calls for crackdown on legal highs

8:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

OUTRAGED parents trying to close two Taunton shops selling legal high drugs have used people power to spark a council debate.

Bishop's Hull Coffee Morning

Somerset County Gazette:

12:02pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HEAD over to Bishop’s Hull Church hall for a coffee morning and more on November 8.

Ruishton children support harvest collection for Taunton's homeless

Somerset County Gazette:

8:17am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RUISHTON Primary School pupils have been collecting food to celebrate harvest time. Pictured are pupils Holly Sydenham and Archie Hooper, who helped to gather donations from parents and children ready for The Taunton Association for the Homeless collection.

VIDEO: Pumpkin man selling the Bag Issue in Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

12:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BAG Issue seller Graham Walker has been providing plenty of entertainment in Taunton town centre with his pumpkin head.

Bishop of Bath and Wells at opening of £1.1m Trull church community centre

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A “MIRACULOUS two years” culminated in the opening of a £1.1million church community centre in Trull on Saturday.

Art exhibition in Taunton gallery

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

ARTY people are being invited to let their imagination run wild to help a businesswoman belatedly celebrate her birthday.

Latest results from Taunton Magistrates' Courts

Somerset County Gazette: Taunton Magistrates' Court

7:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates include.

Thieves and vandals target hundreds of trees in Taunton countryside park

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

HUNDREDS of trees were stolen, broken and vandalised at a countryside park.

£1.4million development at Richard Huish College, Taunton

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

STUDENTS attending Richard Huish College, Taunton, next September will be able to learn in a new lecture theatre and drama studio.

Woman dies after being hit by train near Taunton

Somerset County Gazette: Police search the railway line next to Mr Rubery's home after his body was found

9:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

A WOMAN died after being hit by a train just outside Taunton at 11pm last Friday.

Hive five as group takes skydive leap for charity

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

FIVE local people, four of whom have Multiple Sclerosis, have completed a tandem skydive from 15,000 feet to raise money for charity.

Work to start on new Taunton swimming pool in January

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

SWIMMING enthusiasts will be able to take a dip at a new pool being built in Taunton from early 2016.

Taunton woman's designs stocked by Asda's George outlet

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

CLOTHES shoppers at Asda’s Taunton store might recognise the name behind some of the patterned knitwear.

Latest donations to Taunton charity SURE

Somerset County Gazette:

12:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

THE Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment charity, which helps equip the Beacon Centre cancer unit at Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital, received donations totalling £3,562.41 last week.

Paul Sinha hosts quiz night in aid of Taunton-based Stand Against Violence

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Monday 27th October 2014

TELEVISION personality Paul Sinha hosted a quiz night at Vivary Park Golf Club, Taunton, which will boost the Stand Against Violence coffers by £2,600.

Royal British Legion backs Taunton store in poppy selling row

Somerset County Gazette: Profits at Morrisons supermarket dived by more than half after the supermarket chain's sales were savaged in the industry's ongoing price war.

10:06pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Royal British Legion backs Taunton store in poppy selling row

Third day of traffic chaos in Taunton as A358 roadworks continue

Somerset County Gazette:

4:50pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are facing mammoth delays as roadworks on the A358 cause gridlock stretching back towards Taunton town centre.

Bishops Lydeard spa goes pink for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Somerset County Gazette:

8:30am Friday 24th October 2014

STAFF at Cedar Falls health farm and spa, in Bishops Lydeard, held a Pink Day to support the charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Traffic chaos after vehicle breaks down on M5

Somerset County Gazette:

6:18pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

COMMUTERS are facing long delays on the journey home this evening after a vehicle broke down on the M5 near Taunton.

Cliff Bishop becomes a Freeman of the Borough of Taunton Deane

Somerset County Gazette:

4:01pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

ONE of the longest serving councillors in the country has been honoured by being admitted as a Freeman of the Borough of Taunton Deane.

Taunton owner's necklace goes for almost £5,000 at Somerset auction

Somerset County Gazette:

11:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE former owner of this beautiful necklace is almost £5,000 better off following feverish bidding at auction.

Reward for lost camera and wedding photos

Somerset County Gazette:

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A MUM is putting up a reward after losing a camera with all her daughter’s wedding photos.

Student Molly Gould seeks success with her own song - VIDEO

Somerset County Gazette:

10:15am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A TALENTED Taunton student is hoping for success in the music industry after recording her first song.

New firms coming to Taunton - 'positive' news for the town

Somerset County Gazette: Taunton Post Office - 'customers deserve better'

8:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

SHOPPERS and diners are soon going to get even more choice with several companies planning to come to Taunton.

Taunton supermarket's boost for Kelsey's Cancer Fund

Somerset County Gazette:

4:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A TAUNTON supermarket has boosted a campaign to help build a sensory room at Musgrove Park Hospital’s children’s unit.

North Town pupils filmed for video going out to 7,000 schools worldwide

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THESE children from North Town Primary School will soon become stars of the small screen – after being filmed for an educational video that will be used worldwide.

Hairdressers get behind Jemima Layzell Trust

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to raise awareness of a charity set up in memory of a talented Taunton student.

Fire crews called to property in Bathealton

Somerset County Gazette:

8:13pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FIRE crews have extinguished a fire at a property in Bathealton earlier this evening (Wednesday).

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).

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