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THE Old Ilminsterians met for this year's reunion day with president Jonathan Tutcher welcoming 100 Old Boys and their guests for lunch.
Nicola Daly, of Usk Road, was also told to pay back the 107,154 she owed in council tax, housing benefit and income support at 50 a month It's back next Wednesday and Sunningdale schoolgirl Martha Collison , just 17, is our local hope.
COLDPLAY, Oasis, Queen and Fleetwood Mac are just some of the music giants who'll play it loud at SomerRock this August a or the next best thing! From Friday to Saturday, August 8-9, Europe's third biggest tribute festival heads back home to the big top at Bridgwater and Albion RFC, for one giant Sedgemoor Eight tribute bands are travelling from ... (more)
A MAJOR refurbishment is planned for a Highbridge pub which will include a new skittle alley for teams recently made homeless.
FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society's Taunton branch.
CAMERA crews descended on Bridgwater last week after deciding the canal site was perfect for a new BBC2 period drama about Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
AS a crime scene policeman for 32 years on the Taunton and Bridgwater beat, Barrie Palmer cracked mysteries and masterminded a way to identify shoeprints.
An Axminster man who risked his life to save an elderly couple trapped in their car by raging floodwater has been awarded one of the country's top bravery honours.
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.
A MOVING First World War exhibition in North Curry has "almost reduced people to tears", says one of the men behind it.
Wiltshire's wandering wallaby Wanda has made her way to Aldbourne after being on the run for almost a month.
Three fire crews from Bridgwater were sent to the scene of the incident shortly before 6.30pm, but the fire was out by the time they arrived.
Defendamus, designed by Stephen Hartnell and stunningly painted by grafitti artist Sam Gaden, has now taken its place in County Walk, a post previously occupied by roving emergency dragon Accident Pronus.
All lanes of M5 southbound between junctions 22 for Burnham and 23 for Bridgwater North re-open after crash in early hours.
Cllr Sarah Lunnon representing Slad Brook Action Group, Simon Larkins, National Trust General Manager for Heart of the Cotswolds and North Somerset, Cllr Jason Bullingham local county councillor for Bisley and Painswick, Cllr Vernon Smith, Cabinet member HIGH risk areas in Stroud will receive flood protection thanks to council funding.
FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society.
Young people in particular get great experience and joy out of taking part in the process, learn valuable skills, and contribute to making our area an attractive destination for tourists.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:39 am
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