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54 min ago | Bridgwater Mercury
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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1 hr ago | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk
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.
4 hrs ago | This is Bath
The Manor House Hotel and Golf Club is celebrating after being nominated as 'England's Best Golf Hotel' in the prestigious World Golf Awards.
4 hrs ago | Yeovil Express
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.
Using striking stencil art and profound imagery, Banksy has captured the interest of art lovers, activists, and graffiti artists around the globe.
An Axminster man who turned Good Samaritan and risked his life to save an elderly Yeovil couple after they were trapped in their car in floods has been awarded one of the country's top bravery honours by Royal approval.
To watch her jump on the bed or wrestle with her sister, Abigail Fraser is the picture of happy, active, slightly misbehaved three-year-old girl.
A NEW doctors' surgery in Woolavington is a step closer to being completed in time to serve thousands of patients in January.
NIGHT Dragon, one of the two missing sculptures from the Taunton Deane Dragon Trail, finally made it to his station today .
TAUNTON Beekeepers' new centre of excellence was officially opened at Bradford-on-Tone by Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne on Saturday.
CAMERA crews filmed a scene for a new period drama on Bridgwater & Taunton Canal last night , the Mercury can reveal.
DEALERS trading cars, people picking flowers, and a driver who thought the "fire" notification on their dashboard display meant their car was ablaze - instead of the name of the Adele track they were listening to.
In his speech, head teacher Mark Walker said: "I want to pay the biggest possible tribute to their [the teachers'] professionalism and focus, their support towards each other, their sense of humour and most importantly their dedication towards your children.
Sir Bruce Keogh opens the new Urgent Care Centre at the RUH. Dr Ian Orpen, left, chairman of Bath and North East Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group, Brian Stables, chairman RUH Bath NHS Trust, Sir Bruce and John Harrison, chief executive of Vocare Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, the Medical Director of NHS England, officially opened the Urgent Care ... (more)
TEMPERATURES soared in more ways than one when Westlife frontman SHANE FILAN and his band hit Bridgwater 's Blake Hall at his stormy Sedgemoor show.
THE jobs market in Bridgwater has been given another welcome boost this week with the announcement that Morrisons is expanding its distribution centre.
Over 400 people from across North Somerset came together recently to take part in a variety show with a difference at The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare.
Mild winters and warm summers are behind the increase in numbers of jellyfish appeared in Welsh waters, the Marine Conservation Society has said.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 05:54 am
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