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2 hrs ago | Vancouver Courier

Our beautiful summer before the Great War

"Bathers" enjoy the beach at English Bay in August 1914. The Sylvia Hotel is the large building at centre.

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6 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Skydivers take plunge for MS Society

FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society's Taunton branch.

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6 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Ilminster fitness sessions on the recreation ground

Former Royal Marine Mark Hughes is running the sessions from 7.30- 8.30pm on Tuesdays until winter and they cost A 4 each session.

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6 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Environment Agency will answer questions on the winter flooding at a meeting on Friday, July 25.

Sedgemoor District Council's community and corporate scrutiny committees will be hosting a joint scrutiny committee meeting attended by the Environment Agency from 10am to 1pm at Bridgwater House, King Square.

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9 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

PLANS for 71 homes on the edge of Minehead have ground to a halt after an appeal by the applicant.

PLANS for 71 homes on the edge of Minehead have ground to a halt after an appeal by the applicant.

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13 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Cllr Clifford Bishop to become honorary freeman of the borough of Taunton Deane

CLIFF Bishop is to be inducted into Taunton Deane's 'hall of fame' in recognition of half a century as a councillor.

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14 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Hit drama Broadchurch goes from screen to page

FANS of Broadchurch will soon be able to read all about it after the smash hit crime drama was adapted into a novel.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Tributes to ex-Wellington School student Andrew Hoare killed with his family in downed MH17 plane

Somerset born and bred banker Andrew Hoare, 59, his Dutch wife, Estella, and their sons, Jasper, 15, and Friso, 12, died when the plane was apparently shot out of the sky by Russian-backed rebels.

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Somerset County Gazette

Ex-Wellington School student and family among flight MH17 victims

Somerset born and bred banker Andrew Hoare, 59, his Dutch wife, Estella, and their sons, Jasper, 15, and Friso, 12, died when the plane was apparently shot out of the sky by Russian-backed rebels.

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Art Daily

A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd announces one of the largest coin sales to date in Hong Kong

Representing the highly regarded collection of A...ke LindA©n in the sale, is an exceptional collection of Chinese Coins including a Kirin Province, silver 50-Cents with Manchu characters estimated at US$10,000-12,000 and a very rare Peking Mint, silver pattern 10-cents estimated at US$10,000-12,000.

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IcNorthWales

Your photos: Jellyfish

The girl's mother admitted to neglecting her daughter when she left her home alone while she visited clients and ran errands Two years ago the full-back was riding the crest of a wave on the club's pre-season tour of America under new boss Brendan Rodgers Mild winters and warm summers are behind the increase in numbers of jellyfish appeared in ... (more)

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Somerset County Gazette

a Young man sexually assaulted two women in separate incidents less than an hour apart, police say.

The offences took place in Taunton last Friday at around 9pm in Hoveland Lane and at 9.40pm on Wellington Road.

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Somerset County Gazette

West Somerset Council secure extra funding to help people find work

The project aims to bring residents, community and voluntary organisations together to focus on key concerns locally and transform the way they deliver those services.

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Newsday

Council offices move idea rejected

Plans to sell Taunton Deane's council headquarters and move staff to rented premises at Somerset Council Council have been rejected.

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Bridgwater Mercury

Killer infection is passed on at birth

A MOTHER is raising awareness of an infection which left her son fighting to survive the first few weeks of his life.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Chard & Ilminster News: Horton hit-and-run victim left for dead.

THE family of a man who was thrown off his motorbike following in a hit-and-run incident near Ilminster said he is lucky to be alive.

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This is Bath

Hotel near Bath wins title of England's Best Golf Hotel

The Manor House Hotel and Golf Club is celebrating after being nominated as 'England's Best Golf Hotel' in the prestigious World Golf Awards.

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Yeovil Express

PICTURES: Chard Medieval Weekend fun

Chard Mayor Jenny Kenton and Ilminster Mayor Emma Jane Taylor were among those who walked over hot coals on Saturday night at The Beacon in Crowshute Lane, and live entertainment and fire blowing were also on offer.

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This is The West Country

Car hits electricity pole in Yeovil

The incident happened at around 1.10pm on Mudford Road and fire crews reported one car which had gone into an electricity pole.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lifehack.org

15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

Using striking stencil art and profound imagery, Banksy has captured the interest of art lovers, activists, and graffiti artists around the globe.

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