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56 min ago | Billboard
Robert Plant has characterized the music he makes with his new backing band, The Sensational Space Shifters, as "country and eastern." It's a cheeky bit of stylistic recasting, but if anything, it doesn't go far enough in describing the wide scope of the rock legend's latest album, his 10th solo LP and the first backed by the Shifters.
5 hrs ago | This is The West Country
A FORMER West Somerset College pupil has been living the dream in the South of France after being invited to join the team at a top restaurant. Millie Don, who finished her Level 2 in Professional Cookery at the college earlier this year, moved there in the summer.
9 hrs ago | This is The West Country
HOMEBREWERS from across Burnham and Highbridge are still being urged to 'bring their own brews' to battle it out against others in The Great Burnham Brew Off 2014. The competition, which has been running since 2012, gives participants a chance to test their goods against other brewers and fermenters as part of the Burnham on Sea Food and Drink Festival.
11 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News
M5 Southbound delays due to a multi-vehicle accident between J21 A370 / B3440 and Sedgemoor Services earlier this afternoon. Tailbacks now stretch beyond J20 of the M5 south bound as a result of the carriageway being closed because of an accident this earlier afternoon.
15 hrs ago | Yeovil Express
CARNIVAL spirit was springing into action as youngsters at Greenfylde School in Ilminster got involved in a range of activities. Children got the chance to try on lots of carnival regalia from bright orange and pink wigs to witches costumes and colourful outfits.
16 hrs ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk
Grandmother Maryanne Adams, of Bubwith Close, proved that despite her advancing years her driving skills were as sharp as ever when she went for her practical driving test. It was Mrs Adams' fourth attempt to crack the test and she said it has now given her a new lease of life.
17 hrs ago | Yeovil Express
Bill passed away in May last year but his involvement in athletics locally will leave a long and lasting legacy. Bill's involvement with Somerset Athletics started prior to 1960, by which time he had already been elected as the Secretary of the County Schools Athletic Association, well before the establishment of the track at Picket Lane in 1972.
18 hrs ago | This is The West Country
THREE members of Taunton 's Halcon One Team have received Pride Awards from the Police and Crime Commissioner in recognition of their outstanding service. Housing estates officer, Lucy Hawkins from Taunton Deane Council, early help officer Sharon Collard and deputy early help officer, Tracey Harper, both from Somerset County Council , received their awards from Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens.
Is this even a fair fight? It's like apples versus oranges, with apples being the smooth-and-sensitive hip-pop hitmaker Drake and oranges being the GOAT-tempting monolith on the wane Lil Wayne . In this case, as in life, I prefer oranges, but whatever your taste, this should be a hell of a show.
MEMBERS of the Taunton Deane Dragon Trail project team chose the aptly named Aqua Dragonus for their ice bucket challenge.
However Rachel Wise, aged 13, needs to raise over A 3,000 to be able to go on the trip next year. She will be fundraising at a craft fair which is being held on Saturday, September 20, in Wembdon Parish Centre from 10am to noon.
Harry Martin received his Takamine guitar as a gift from his wife in 1986. Since then, Martin has taken the instrument with him across Canada and to Bristol, England.
The event, now in its ninth year, filled up High Street and South Street, and also featured fun activities such as cookie decorating, bouncy castles and live music performances. Among those attending were Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne and Conservative prospective Parliamentary candidate for the Taunton Deane constituency, Rebecca Pow.
IT was the biggest show of support yet for the Union in the referendum, but it left figures in Better Together red-faced and looking at their shoes. IT was the biggest show of support yet for the Union in the referendum, but it left figures in Better Together red-faced and looking at their shoes.
Eric Pillinger receiving a cheque for i 1 23,000 from Bourne End Village Association s Sally, Sophie and Ian Gibbs Escolinha do Brasil e Centro Cultural is a Brazilian community language school for children aged four to 11 years old. Our aim is to promote and teach Portuguese as an inherited language as well as disseminate Brazilian Culture among children from a Portuguese-speaking background.
THE cause of death of a homeless man who died after a fire in a charity hostel was burns, an inquest has heard.
A COMMUNITY fete in Chard has raised an impressive A 881 for the residents of St Gildas Extra Care Retirement Living Scheme. People living at the care home invited others to view their gardens, flourishing flowers, and raise money for their amenity fund.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:28 pm
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