• Police among best in countrywide survey

    AVON and Somerset is one of the top crime-busting forces in the country, according to the Home Office report on the British Crime Survey. The announcement comes after the force announced there were 6,334 fewer victims of crime last year than the previous

  • Views on gambling wanted

    CHANGES in gambling regulations being brought in by the Government have forced council officials in West Somerset to come up with the first draft licensing policy for the district. The Gambling Act 2005, which comes into force next year, makes local

  • Barn fire in North Curry

    FIREFIGHTERS from Taunton battled a large barn fire in North Curry late last night. Six tons of straw were ablaze at the barn, trailer and tractor incident at a farm at Borough Post./p> Four fire engines attended the scene and firefighters made a fire