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News on Somerset County, England continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Ebola Drains Budgets as Bills Fund Virus Fight: Africa Credit

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is straining the finances of affected governments, with Sierra Leone using Treasury Bills to fund the fight against the virus as mining companies halt operations to protect workers.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

8 hrs ago | Gazette Series

Wood turners celebrate 25th anniversary

ONE OF the world's leading wood turners treated members of Avon and Bristol Woodturners to an all day demonstration.

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12 hrs ago | The Independent

Tilbury Docks: Man arrested over death of immigrant found in container

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12 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Man held over container death

The first is due to be questioned over the death of an immigrant and illegal transportation of 34 others found inside a shipping container at Tilbury Docks, Essex, after being arrested in Northern Ireland today.

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13 hrs ago | Ananova

'Dehydrated Stowaways' Found In Somerset Lorry

Twenty people suffering from dehydration have been found in the back of a lorry stopped at a service station in Somerset.

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13 hrs ago | Midweek Herald

Three treated after Axminster Carpets blaze

On arrival of the first appliance, from Axminster, the officer in charge requested this was a five fire appliance incident.

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13 hrs ago | This is The West Country

You can't borrow your way out of debt

FAMILIES living in the Taunton Deane area are being warned that strugging with debts could have a negative impact on their children's welbeing.

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17 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

Portishead 'megachoir' concert to mark anniversary

A SINGING teacher from Portishead is to pull together all her choirs to create a 'mega choir' for a special concert.

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21 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Nature lovers in Sedgemoor are being urged to help save the Shrill Carder bumblebee.

A bee walk event took place on Thursday at the Avalon Marches Centre at Westhay, allowing volunteers to track and monitor the bees, which are the rarest species of bee in the UK.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

This is The West Country

Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

FIRE crews were called out at 9.50pm tonight after arsonists deliberately set fire to a car at Fishermans Wharf in Bridgwater .

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Somerset County Gazette

Horse trapped near Taunton

One specialist rescue team from Bridgwater was dispatched at around 2.50pm to free the horse which was trapped in a horse box at Minehead Road, Norton Fitzwarren.

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This is The West Country

CIDER enthusiasts will have the chance to try something new at a special event in Minehead.

There will be a pop up bar on at The Creamery, The Avenue, on August 22, to celebrate success of the cider craft at the Secret Orchard.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Agriculture, Science

This Is Bristol

Former Bristol landlady May Rawlings celebrates 100th birthday

TIARA on her head, card from the Queen in hand, May Rawlings thoroughly deserved to be the centre of attention as she celebrated her 100th birthday.

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Midweek Herald

Author lifts lid on privy's wartime secret

Axminster auithor Captain Hugh May with his new book - the true tale of a wartime wireless station hidden beneath an outside toilet.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Big birthday sleepover for West Somerset Brownies

Girls took part in a variety of different Christmas themed activities including a snowflake scratch art, bag decoration, outdoor singing and a treasure hunt to celebrate the occasion.

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This Is Exeter

Photography competition will show off best lakes in South West

THERE is one month left to enter a photography competition to show off the best lakes in the South West.

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This is The West Country

New climbing frame in park

PLANS for a new play area in North Petherton have been delayed for a second time while talks continue about whether the location is suitable.

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Somerset County Gazette

FIRE crews were called to Norton Fitzwarren this afternoon to rescue a trapped horse.

One specialist rescue team from Bridgwater was dispatched at around 2.50pm to free the horse which was trapped in a horse box at Minehead Road, Norton Fitzwarren.

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This is The West Country

Guided park walks around Minehead

The web-based guides which can be downloaded to a smart phone or tablet can be used to look at the tree collection in a whole new way.

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This is The West Country

Bakers raise 260

WESTON Hospicecare held a Great Cake Off at the Vintage and Crafts Fayre at Clarence Park on Sunday, August 3. Visitors were treated to a repertoire by North Somerset Community Brass Band and children were kept entertained with a bouncy castle and face painting.

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