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FORMER lifeboatman Derek Williams will breathe a sigh of relief as he watches entrants in this year's Blue Anchor to Minehead raft race.
A simulated drive-through starting at SH1 at Linden/Tawa and heading north around eastern Porirua to reconnect with SH1 at MacKays just north of Paekakariki.
On July 28, 2008, the Grand Pier at Weston-Super-Mare burned down. This classic seaside icon dates from 1904 but had first burned and was rebuilt in the 1930s.
FiIRST Great Western is encouraging customers travelling between Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3 to check journey times and routes prior to travelling, as improvements works take place across the Great Western Main Line.
THE new Environment Secretary Liz Truss says she wants to secure Government funding for the multi-million pound Bridgwater Barrage.
SCHOOLS in Chard and Ilminster will pick up a share of millions of pounds after MP David Laws announced fairer funding for Somerset's education.
A Freedom of Information request has revealed that councils in Wales spent A 28,000 on civic dinners in the past three years.
Successful entries from each district of the county and a winning voluntary organisation were selected at random by Somerset County Council 's cabinet member for adult social care, Cllr William Wallace.
The dragon is one of 31 scattered around Taunton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe and villages as part of this summer's Taunton Deane Dragon Trail.
A TEACHER from West Somerset has won a national award and a grant of A 9,100 after submitting an idea to enhance the learning of his pupils.
People could be able to catch a train to Taunton or Exeter as soon as 2018 if a vision for a new station becomes a reality.
SOUTH Somerset District Council's Heritage Team will be presenting a series of Remembrance Lectures in a number of venues across Yeovil to remember the First World War in South Somerset.
As my first talk in the UK, I was tasked with doing two talks in one day. The group was a lot of fun and asked some key questions.
BRITISH Heart Foundation shops in Somerset have raised A 813,000 in the past year to help fund life-saving research into heart disease.
Brush up your IT skills with on-hand support from Sedgemoor Digital Link, which has set-up a third free web access session.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 06:56 am
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