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Cycling campaign group hosts hustings with hopeful county council candidates

QUESTIONS: County council hopefuls took part in a special hustings event organised by the Taunton Area Cycling Campaign

COUNTY council election hopefuls met with the public during a special event to discuss what they would do to promote cycling if elected.

8:30am Friday 14 April 2017

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED: The 230 people vying to be one of your 55 county councillors

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED: The 230 people vying to be one of your 55 county councillors

WITH just under one month to go, the names of those hoping for a chance to be our next Somerset County Councillors have been published.

12:24pm Wednesday 5 April 2017

"SHAMEFUL": Council leader's fury after being compared to Adolf Hitler in YouTube video on Holocaust Memorial Day

SHAMEFUL: Leader of Taunton Deane Borough Council has been compared to Adolf Hitler in a video shared on Holocaust Memorial Day

THERE are calls for a former Taunton mayor to resign as a councillor after he tweeted a video comparing the leader of Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) to Adolf Hitler on Holocaust Memorial Day.

6:00am Thursday 2 February 2017

Councillor apologises after posting parody Hitler video on social media

SORRY: Councillor Jefferson Horsley issues apology following social media incident

AN APOLOGY has been issued by a Taunton Deane councillor after a social media gaffe involving a Hitler parody video.

8:30am Thursday 9 February 2017

Police investigation sparked over Hitler parody video scandal

INVESTIGATION: Avon and Somerset Police is investigating after YouTube video comparing Taunton Deane Borough Council leader to Hitler

A POLICE investigation has been launched after a "shameful" attack on the leader of Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC). 

6:00am Friday 3 February 2017

REVEALED: £1.2 million spent on consultancy fees for council projects including Firepool and Coal Orchard

EMPTY: Firepool lies empty

TAUNTON Deane Borough Council has spent more than £1.2 million of taxpayers’ money on consultancy fees - with more than £600,000 spent on Firepool and Coal Orchard alone.

6:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

LETTER: Time to pause and reflect on Brewhouse plans

PLANS: For Coal Orchard and the Brewhouse in Taunton

THE regeneration of the Taunton Town Centre quite understandably has been the subject of a great amount of discussion, debate – and controversy.

4:10pm Monday 6 March 2017

COMMENT: 'Hitler' video is a disgrace - not to mention a massive PR gaffe

NAIVE: Cllr Jefferson Horsley has deleted his tweet containing a link to the video

GODWIN’S Law, coined in 1990, states that it is only a matter of time before an internet debate descends into farce, with someone being compared to Hitler, or being accused of being a 'Nazi'.

8:11am Thursday 2 February 2017

Jefferson Horsley new leader of LibDems at Deane

Cllr Jefferson Horsley.

JEFFERSON Horsley has been elected leader of the opposition LibDem group on Taunton Deane Council.

3:34pm Friday 4 May 2012

Jefferson Horsley is new Mayor

Taunton Deane’s new Mayor, Cllr Jefferson Horsley (centre) with his wife, Freny, and Deputy Mayor Steve Brooks.

THERE will be an educational feel to former teacher Cllr Jefferson Horsley’s year as Taunton Deane Mayor, which started last Thursday.

6:50am Wednesday 19 May 2010
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