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11 min ago | This is The West Country

Health walks programme launched

South Somerset District Council has launched the scheme which now has over 50 active volunteers helping to lead walks across South Somerset.

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3 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

First Aid Demonstrations

The free first aid demonstrations are part of the charity's annual Save a Life September campaign and the first in the South West.

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7 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

ALTHOUGH Mayor of Chard I seem to have been around both our towns these last two weeks.

On Wednesday, August 13, I was invited to attend the Rural Youth Projects event at the Magdalene Project in Winsham.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Traders "embrace" waste crackdown

CAROLINE Langston, John Wrelton, Lizzie James, Richard Lewis, Marc Mac Closkey and Alan Garbutt of TauntonForward hand-delivered 500 letters to Taunton traders last week.

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This is The West Country

Professor Stephen Hawking visits the West Somerset Railway

PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and best selling author of "A Brief History of Time" visited the West Somerset Railway on Wednesday, .

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Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Call to donate unwanted tools to Bridgwater garden centre

PEOPLE in Bridgwater are being invited to de-clutter their sheds and donate their old and unwanted tools to a garden centre in the area.

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Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

promise of ska, sweet escape and thousands of people rolling up for a seriously good time.

THE crowd watch Farra on the main stage on Friday evening. INSET: Buster Bloodvessel.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Around 1,500 South Somerset families trapped by debt, study shows

OVER 2,500 children in South Somerset are living in families trapped by debt, research by the Children's Society and StepChange Debt Charity has revealed.

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This is The West Country

Hospital crimes in South Somerset on the decline, figures show

OVER 2,000 crimes have been reported at hospitals in Avon and Somerset since 2010 - but only three of them took place at those in Chard and Crewkerne.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

In The Dock: 10 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth

PAUL GERRARD HURLEY aged 43 of Rochester Road, Bournemouth. Admitted to the theft of a pack of sirloin steak, value A 7 belonging to the Co-op Stores, Castle Lane West.

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This is The West Country

Just days left to hunt for Wellington's dragons

IN the picture, back, Pat Rogers, Sue Poole, Pat and Tony Sumner, Richard Fox, and Jane Osborne; front, Ruth and Josanna Fielder, Louise Winborn, and Janet Reid - some of whom were responsible for this Dragon and some made their own.

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Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

BURNHAM'S original buffer stop with Reed Arms Hotel on right.

Members of North Sedge-moor Local History Group have been working towards installing a set of railway buffers at the corner of Pier Street and South Esplanade since 2011 as a gift to the town.

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Gazette Series

Dursley army reservist thrilled with new air trooper role

Air trooper Alex Pead-Walsh in the hangar at RNAS Yeovilton with Wildcats of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps Air trooper Alex Pead-Walsh attaches a towing bar to the landing gear of an Army Air Corps Wildcat helicopter.

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This is The West Country

Exam anger at West Somerset College

DISGRUNTLED parents are urging OFSTED to intervene at West Somerset College after a sharp drop in the number of students getting top GCSE grades.

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This Is Somerset

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Earning less than the living wage is the "norm" for women working part-time in many parts of Britain, according to a new study.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

This is Bath

Unbeaten Lansdown CC secure West of England Bristol & North...

A double-century partnership was the catalyst for Lansdown as they confirmed their position as Wadworth 6X West of England Bristol & North Somerset Division champions with a 169-run away win over Bristol West Indian & Phoenix.

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This is The West Country

Crossroads of confusion - Drivers fear accidents at new layout in Bridgwater

MOTORISTS fear "confusing" changes to the layout of a busy Bridgwater town centre road junction could lead to an accident.

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Alamogordo Daily News

Banksy artwork sale gives youth club lifeline

Dennis Stinchcombe, of Broad Plain Boys' Club in Bristol, by a Banksy artwork, titled 'Mobile Lovers', where the sale and handover have been completed at the Bristol Museum Art Gallery, where it was on display to the public.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Hundreds caught by new speed camera

SNAP HAPPY: Hundreds of tickets have been issued in the first weeks of Wellington's hi-tech camera being in use.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Woman attacked by leopard, kills it with sickleWoman attacked by...

A woman in India not only survived an attack by a leopard... she killed the animal using not much more than her bare hands! Woman attacked by leopard, kills it with sickle A woman in India not only survived an attack by a leopard... she killed the animal using not much more than her bare hands! Check out this story on wtsp.com: ... (more)

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