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Assault in Minehead – Can you help?

Somerset County Gazette:

12:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE are asking for help identifying women pictured by CCTV who may have information about an assault in Minehead.

Minehead's Foxes Academy back school production

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

FOXES Academy in Minehead is supporting a school edition of Les Misérables by sponsoring the production.

Prize night for West Somerset College students

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE achievements of top performing students in Years 9, 10 and 11 at West Somerset College have been celebrated at a presentation.

West Somerset's Community Games Shining Light

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

IT MIGHT be two years since the London 2012 Olympics, but the legacy of the Games lives on this summer.

Minehead raft race champion puts down his paddle

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FORMER lifeboatman Derek Williams will breathe a sigh of relief as he watches entrants in this year’s Blue Anchor to Minehead raft race.

Minehead Middle School's pillars of the community

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

MINEHEAD’S most dedicated young people have been rewarded for their efforts in the community.

LibDem pledge to swimming pool in Minehead

Somerset County Gazette: Minehead Town Councillor Marcus Kravis.

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

HOPES that Minehead will finally get a new swimming pool have been given a boost with pledges of support for the scheme from the public and local politicians.

Lottery boost for First World War Project in Williton

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A FIRST World War project in Williton has got off to a flying start thanks to £7,800 of Heritage Lottery funding.

A chance to become an Exmoor Explorer

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE’S still time to get your entry in for the Exmoor Explorer, taking place on August 3.

Anti-social fears in 24-hour booze plan for Minehead service station

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CONCERNED residents in Minehead fear there will be an increase in anti-social behaviour if a local petrol station is allowed to sell alcohol and food for longer.

Relief as Dulverton School decision is made

Somerset County Gazette: Dulverton Middle School. PHOTO: Steve Guscott

10:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

PEOPLE in Dulverton and the surrounding area breathed a sigh of relief after a controversial plans to change the age range at the town’s schools were dropped, ending months of uncertainty.

Minehead Middle School celebrates pupils' success

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE end of term at Minehead Middle School was celebrated in style as over 150 year 5, 6 and 7 pupils received certificates, medals, cups and trophies.

Minehead councillor says Vision Group is 'unnecessary'

Somerset County Gazette: Minehead Town Councillor Marcus Kravis.

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

THE Minehead Vision Group isn’t worth keeping, a town councillor claims.

Civvies day at St Peter's School in Williton

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STAFF and pupils at St Peter’s First School, Williton, have been raising money for The Renal Unit at Southmead Hospital in Bristol in support of a member of the school team.

Minehead Hopcott Road home plans halted

Somerset County Gazette: Rented homes stock lost in Right-to-Buy

4:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

PLANS for 71 homes on the edge of Minehead have ground to a halt after an appeal by the applicant.

West Somerset Council secure extra funding to help people find work

Somerset County Gazette: West Somerset Council's offices in Killick Way, Williton. PHOTO: Steve Guscott

7:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

EXTRA funding to support communities in West Somerset to find work, training and development opportunities has been secured.

Road traffic collision in Luxborough

Somerset County Gazette: FIRE TALK: Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service has assured county councillors that a move to Bridgend would have "no impact" on the use of Welsh.

11:36am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIRE crews from Dulverton, Minehead and Taunton were called to a road traffic collision at Chargot Wood in Luxborough this morning (July 23).

Watchet woman loses her locks for charity

Somerset County Gazette:

9:02am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WATCHET fundraiser has coined in more than £700 for charity after having all her hair shaved off.

New stretches of coastline in Somerset could provide major tourism boost

Somerset County Gazette: Harvey Siggs.

6:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PLANS to open up new stretches of Somerset’s coastline between Brean Down and Minehead to walkers could provide a major tourism boost, say council bosses.

Ireland's National Trust challenge Hinkley C decision

Somerset County Gazette: A computer generated image of the Hinkley C power station

8:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

IRELAND’S National Trust is challenging permission for Somerset’s new nuclear power plant in the European courts.

Improved mobile phone users on Exmoor

Somerset County Gazette: Conversations should be private

1:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

MOBILE phone owners and users on Exmoor are set to benefit after improved mobile coverage was announced for England’s National Parks.

Woman airlifted to hospital after accident at Wheddon Cross

Somerset County Gazette: Dunmow: Woman cut free from vehicle

9:49pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A WOMAN was airlifted to hospital following a single vehicle collision this afternoon (July 20) at Wheddon Cross.

Community safety is primary aim for police during badger cull

Somerset County Gazette: BADGER cull protest march in Taunton

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

PROTESTERS to the upcoming badger cull are being encouraged to contact the police to ensure peaceful protests.

Exmoor Hill Farming Network launched

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

LORD de Mauley, minister for Natural Environment and Science was greeted by Exmoor Horn Sheep and Exmoor Ponies at the launch of the Exmoor Hill Farming Network.

West Somerset Council backtrack over £19 unpaid council tax

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A DISGUSTED Carhampton man has spoken of his relief after he was told he would not be facing court over £19 unpaid council tax.

Allerford woman runs the length of Ireland for charity

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

A CHARITY worker from Allerford put her best foot forward as she ran the length of Ireland – in just ten days.

Minehead needs to 'up its game'

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

A MINEHEAD bed and breakfast owner was left embarrassed when a couple who had booked to stay for three days left after only a couple of hours saying there was ‘nothing to do in Minehead’.

From Beacon to Beach in annual Minehead and Quantocks Rotary Club fun run

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

SUNSHINE shone down on participates of the annual Beacon to Beach Fun Run in West Somerset on Sunday.

New design for Minehead Clock Tower

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

MINEHEAD residents are continuing to express their dislike for a project earmarked for the town’s seafront to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

West Somerset families relying on West Somerset Food Cupboard doubles in a year

Somerset County Gazette: VOLUNTEERS at the West Somerset Food Cupboard have been busy making up 200 boxes for Christmas. PHOTO: Christine Payne.

4:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE number of struggling families who rely on the help of a food cupboard in West Somerset has almost doubled in the past year, say organisers.

All aboard for the Minehead Harbour Festival

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SEA Shanties, pirates and plaques were all part of the celebrations at Minehead’s Harbour Festival last week.

Orienteering day for West Somerset pupils

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHILDREN off to middle school in September had fun and adventure with a special orienteering event at Dunster Castle.

Celebration for Woodland Play Centre in Crowcombe

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A POPULAR children’s play area has celebrated a landmark birthday.

Life-saving RNLI boat named after Williton student Toby Rundle

Somerset County Gazette:

6:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE family of a Williton student who died in 2009 hope to save lives using a lifeboat named in his memory.

Young hedge layers from Dulverton Middle School impress judges

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

YOUNGSTERS got busy in the garden to learn about hedge laying and caring for the environment this week.

Calls made for better broadband coverage in West Somerset

Somerset County Gazette: Superfast broadband on the way to east Cleveland

1:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

BUSINESSES could be left on the hard shoulder of the information highway if plans to bring superfast broadband to West Somerset are not sped up, it was claimed this week.

Design a flag for Exmoor

Somerset County Gazette: Council to stave off 3,000 shortfall in primary places with £31m expansion

4:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

A PROJECT to create an official flag for Exmoor is gathering pace.

Minehead gets new-look Cancer Research charity shop

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

MINEHEAD has a new-look Cancer Research shop – and its bosses are urging you to offer your support to the charity.

Minehead GP recognised for his voluntary work by British Medical Association

Somerset County Gazette:

10:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A MINEHEAD GP has been recognised by the British Medical Association for his voluntary work in running the Minehead RNLI Crew.

Volunteers tidy up Minehead in time for tourist season

Somerset County Gazette:

3:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS got their hands dirty to tidy up Minehead seafront ready for the busy tourist season.

Summerfield to host cream tea open day in West Somerset

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

DEVELOPER Summerfield is holding cream tea open days to help homebuyers in Minehead and Williton.

Minehead prepares for harbour festival

Somerset County Gazette: Chance to sail on a spectacular tall ship!

4:01pm Friday 11th July 2014

PLAQUES celebrating the maritime history of Minehead have been unveiled ahead of this weekend’s harbour festival.

Cash-strapped West Somerset Council in sponsorship furore

Somerset County Gazette: West Somerset Council's offices in Killick Way, Williton. PHOTO: Steve Guscott

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

A CASH-strapped council which has made cuts to services has come under fire for sponsoring a drinks reception – in London.

Gymnastics joy for Minehead First School pupils

Somerset County Gazette:

7:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

IT may be the summer of sport with the World Cup, Wimbledon and the Tour de France all taking place this month but gymnastics has Minehead First School pupils jumping for joy.

MP wants extra police to deal with 'rowdy' Butlin's visitors causing chaos in Minehead

Somerset County Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

BOOZED-UP Butlin’s visitors are scaring families out of Minehead town centre with their ‘threatening’ and ‘rowdy’ behaviour, it was warned this week.

The Great Exmoor Welly Boot Show

Somerset County Gazette: Half term

1:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

RUBBER boots, wellies, galoshes, wellingtons, top boots, billy-boots, gumboots whatever you call them ‘wellies’ are an iconic part of life on Exmoor.

Exmoor Rail Show in August

Somerset County Gazette:

9:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

EXMOOR Coast Railway Modellers are offering an exciting day for railway enthusiasts by presenting Exmoor Rail.

West Somerset College Post 16 students celebrate success

Somerset County Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

ANOTHER year of outstanding success at West Somerset College's Post 16 Presentation evening was celebrated by students, staff and guests last week.

Thomas the Tank Engine steams his way onto West Somerset Railway

Somerset County Gazette:

12:50pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

FAMILIES turned out in their numbers as a world-famous children's train steamed into Minehead.

Storywalks for West Somerset pupils

Somerset County Gazette:

8:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

WEST Somerset poet and storyteller Chris Jelly has been visiting schools in the area to take part in his Coleridge Way poem trail.






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