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West Somerset

YOU MAST BE KIDDING: Exmoor residents are up in arms after Arqiva pulled of building a telecommunications mast on Haddon Hill

Furious residents campaign after contractor pulls out of Exmoor Mast project

AUTHOR: Dr Dean Allen has a new book about the adoption of cricket in Southern Africa

World-travelling author returns to Minehead for special book talk

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Exmoor author's pony whispering book success

TOWN HALL: Labour councillors are 'unhappy' about a payment for consultancy work to Cllr Andy Kingston-James

Councillor accused of blurring political and business boundaries after receiving £612 consultancy payment

GOING GREEN: People at the climate change tea party in Minehead on Saturday

Exmoor's kids send climate change message to world leaders

MINEHEAD SANTA FUN RUN 2015: The race gets under way

Running for a good Claus: Minehead Santa Fun Run 2015 pictures

GROTTO: Minehead youngsters meet Santa at Christmas Toy Fair

Minehead families meet Santa at Christmas toy fair

Three crews called to Porlock kitchen fire

Three crews called to Porlock kitchen fire

Minehead fire in Quay Street

Minehead fire in Quay Street


West Somerset Railway Christmas Fair draws the crowds

FUN RUN: Santa Fun Run this Sunday in Minehead

What's on in West Somerset this weekend?

SUPERMARKET: Protestors when Mr Gliddon originally submitted his proposals in 2013

Redrawn Williton Supermarket plans go before council again

SCRAPPED: Just three weeks after planning permission was approved, a plan for a 30 metre tall mobile mast at Haddon Hill on Exmoor has been cancelled

Exmoor mast plan in jeopardy

AWARD: Minehead's Matthew Neal is presented with his award

Minehead teen wins top apprentice award

Local MP refuses to go on Radio 4's Today programme for Watchet story

Local MP refuses to go on Radio 4's Today programme for Watchet story

Prime Minister David Cameron has backed the new-look County Gazette

Prime Minister David Cameron backs new-look Gazette

WASHFORD CROSS: The B1390 to Watchet has re-opened

Road at Washford Cross to Watchet opens

CANCELLED: Both sides are blaming the other for the cancellation of the Real Ale Festival in Minehead

Minehead Ale festival negotiations come to a head

CAMPAIGN: Alex de Mendoza and David Latimer believe their plan could bring big benefits to the area

Campaign to get trains running through from Taunton to Minehead gathering steam

POPULAR: Minehead's Youth Club is now getting 70-80 kids come along every Monday night

Minehead Youth Club has become so popular it has had to start a waiting list

ON THE ATTACK: Boris Johnson described the proposed cost of Hinkley C as a 'disgrace'

BoJo dubs Hinkley costs 'a disgrace'

PROSPECTS: Helping West Somerset's unemployed into work

Minehead army veteran gets help to turn his life around

VISIT: Minister for Disabled People Justin Tomlinson will be giving a speech at Foxes Hotel in Minehead on December 4

Minister for Disabled People to visit Foxes Academy in Minehead

OPERA FAVOURITES: Minehead and District Choral Society will be performing at the Regal Theatre on Saturday night

Minehead choir to play special concert at the Regal Theatre

IMPROVEMENT: West Somerset College is heading in the right direction, according to a report from Her Majesty's Inspectors

West Somerset College taking positive steps to remove special measures

RESCUE: A man is saved next to the Minehead Harbour pebble ridge. The pebble ridge is now 10ft in height

'Dangerous' pebble ridge must be removed, says RNLI

APPEAL: Do you know anything about the Watchet Girl Guides in this picture?

Watchet 1920s Girl Guide appeal

FESTIVE CHEER: Clare Pound and Shannon Flynn with the donation for Home Start

Surprise donation to help Home Start Christmas party

Electric box catches fire in Williton

Electric box catches fire in Williton

NEW GOVERNORS: Changes are afoot at West Somerset College

New governors sought as West Somerset College prepares for academy conversion

Minehead man ordered to pay £860 for obstructing a police officer

Minehead man ordered to pay £860 for obstructing a police officer

FESTIVE GREETINGS: Mary and Paul Duddridge

Festive fun as Stogumber Church hosts candlelight bazaar

TO THE RESCUE: Mrs Goodall and Mrs Sharp from the Timberscombe Social Club with some of the pre-school children

Cutcombe Pre-school's dollies get dressed up for winter

CUTBACKS: Andy Short of Porlock Post Office

West Somerset Post Offices under threat from top-down modernisation

ECONOMIC PLAN: Tourism is vital to Minehead's economy

Expert appointed to oversee Minehead's new economic plan

STORM: The effects of StormBarney were felt in West Somerset on Tuesday night, picture by Marcus Short

West Somerset homes without power last night after Barney blows down power lines

Speeding motorist fined £1

Speeding motorist fined just £1

CHEF: Iorwerth Jones serving up at the Watchet Community Meal

Young and old, rich and poor come together for Watchet Community Meal

ITS ALE GONE WRONG: The Minehead station will no longer be holding the popular Real Ale and Cider festival

No Real Ale and Cider Festival at Minehead Station in 2016

GOING GREEN: The students of Foxes Academy display the messages and artwork they are sending to world leaders attending the upcoming Climate Change Talks in Paris

'Save our planet': West Somerset pupils join together to send climate change message

SERVICE: Burma veteran Bill Wood, 93, meets Mary Schaller on Remembrance Day

Daughter of US crash pilot visits Porlock for Remembrance Day service

VISION: The plan for the new-look museum

Watchet Boat Museum project gets public seal of approval

West Somerset residents encouraged to join bulk buying energy saving scheme

West Somerset residents encouraged to join bulk buying energy saving scheme

ON A ROLL: The team behind the bread giveaway, Terry Gable, Steve Lister and Jill Lister

Porlock shop joins in war on waste with bread giveaway

POSITIVELY GLOWING: Assistant Headteacher Laura Weaver, PCSO Katherine Williams, with (front row L-R) Charlie Glover, Emily Illing, Roo Harding and Esme Floyd

Exford School students set to shine

THE NEW EXMOOR BEAST: John McCartan sent in this picture of a 'crocodile' at Tarr Steps

The new Exmoor Beast? 'Crocodile' spotted at Tarr Steps

TRAFFIC: Crash on the A39 Porlock Road causing delays

TRAFFIC: Crash on the A39 Porlock Road

SWTICH-ON: Minehead will be full of festive cheer on Saturday, Demember 5th

Minehead set for illuminating Christmas Lights Switch-on

COMEDIAN: Phill Jupitus will be playing Lynton Town Hall next month

TV star Phill Jupitus to play Lynton Town Hall

HEADING TO BATH CHRISTMAS MARKET: Miles Tea chairman Derek Miles

West Somerset tea merchants dip their toe in festive Bath

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