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  • Dog bathathon raising money for charity

    TAUNTON'S dogs will this week be able to show mutts from other parts of the country a clean pair of heels - and a clean just about everything else. The pampered pets will have the chance to get spruced up as part of the town's first charity doggy bathathon

  • Foot care services not cut

    A HEALTH boss has moved to quell fears that the elderly are losing their right to foot care. The head of the service in Somerset said little has changed - apart from the name, with the former chiropody facility now called podiatry. Rachel Levenson was

  • Plymouth's Theatre Royal to close for refurbishment

    Plymouth's Theatre Royal is set to close for a £2 million refurbishment and is appealing for funds. Since the city centre venue opened in 1982 around ten million people have a enjoyed a string of top shows. The venue is set to shut its doors for a short

  • Next Year's carnival arrangements taking place

    REDRUTH carnival is back on track and should be resurrected in 2005. The ever-popular carnival had to be cancelled last year because a new organiser had to be found and with such short notice, only a few people returned entry forms. Because it will take

  • The Archbishop of Canterbury to visit Truro Cathedral

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will make his first visit as Archbishop to Truro Cathedral next Sunday afternoon, November, 28 at 2.30, when he will preach at an ecumenical service. During the service, the Archbishop will be presented

  • Disabled loo project on track

    A PROJECT to install a disabled ladies toilet facility at Monmouth Hall in Yeovil is progressing well. Yeovil Town Council's buildings and civic matters committee has been told that work began earlier this month and should be completed in the first week

  • Children to be inspired by players

    CHILDREN in Chard and Ilminster will get the chance to meet some top musicians as well as try their hand at their own performances this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, members of The London Mozart Players will visit schools as part of the Nestle Music

  • Great win for the Glovers

    TWO late goals secured a 3-1 victory for Yeovil Town on Saturday against Southend United at Huish Park in the Coca-Cola League Two. Phil Jevons gave Yeovil a first-half lead, but Southend responded well in the second-half and drew level. But when Southend

  • Children to hit the high notes

    CHILDREN in Chard and Ilminster will get the chance to meet some top musicians as well as try their hand at their own performances this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, members of The London Mozart Players will visit schools as part of the Nestle Music

  • Pig race raises £1,000 for school

    A PIG race held at Holywell Lake Inn, near Wellington, raised over £1,000 for Rockwell Green primary school. The event was organised by former pupil Hannah Alderman as part of Make a Difference Day. Hannah said: "The event went really well and we raised