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36 min ago | Bridgwater Mercury
THE Environment Agency will decide by the end of March, 2015, whether it should make permanent some of the temporary flood defences that were put in place during this year's flooding crisis.
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4 hrs ago | This Is Exeter
A West Country MP has said Christians are more likely to come to the aid of the poor and vulnerable in Britain after David Cameron said the country should be "more evangelical" about its religious beliefs.
9 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk
The Dorset & Somerset Retired Greyhound Trust is inundated with black-furred greyhounds looking for homes as they come to the end of their racing careers.
CREATIVE youngsters are helping turn around the fortunes of Chard's town centre by brightening up the windows of empty shops.
This famous curvy building is so big you have to go to the next town just to take a picture of it.
The launch of the new council homes scheme - pictured in front are Cllr Jean Adkins and Mike Day, of Knightstone Housing.
ILMINSTER Town Council will send a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron about its concerns over 'free for all' developments in rural areas.
BRITAIN runs the risk of sleepwalking off the top table of powerful nations, Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne warns in his new book.
PEOPLE from Woolavington and Puriton with ideas on how they can improve their villages are being invited to present their ideas to the community.
SOUTH Somerset Together is holding an Assembly in Yeovil to discuss and gather views on the skill base that is needed by employers and businesses that will lead to the enhancement of the local economy.
That's the view of the town council, which has written to Taunton Deane Council to oppose the decision to shut the facilities earlier this month.
THE entertainment scene in Bridgwater has been given a further boost, thanks to the man who has already brought acts like Blue, 5ive and Shane Ward to the town.
A MINUTE'S silence wsa held at the end of the hearing, when Michael Rose read out the names of the seven people who died in the pile-up.
Sgt Shannon Came, 16, and Sgt Ben Squires, 17, both of Cannington, alongside Cpl Kelly Kirby, 18, and Cpl Rachel Butt, 18, of Bridgwater , took part in the challenges.
Officers at South Somerset District Council are urging residents to attend to see the different housing products that are available to individuals, couples and families.
A TRUCE regarding the schooling saga in West Somerset has been made between Minehead Middle School and West Somerset College .
RESIDENTS from a Somerset care home got into the Easter spirit recently by holding a crafts competition for a hospital.