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10 hrs ago | Yeovil Express

Marcus Fysh - Carnival Season

Young people in particular get great experience and joy out of taking part in the process, learn valuable skills, and contribute to making our area an attractive destination for tourists.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

SCHOOLS in Chard and Ilminster will pick up a share of millions of pounds after MP David Laws announced fairer funding for Somerset's education.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yeovil Express

Dragon displays Chard and Ilminster

The dragon is one of 31 scattered around Taunton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe and villages as part of this summer's Taunton Deane Dragon Trail.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

This is The West Country

ON Saturday evening I joined Jenny Kenton, Mayor of Chard, for her Medieval Charter Event.

Jenny challenged her guests to join her in fire walking. A scary idea but one that resulted in, as the instructor promised, lots of smiles, a certificate and black feet.

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Chard & Ilminster News: INQUEST: Coroner hears details of pothole's role in biker death

BIKERS are being urged to wear good safety gear, ride within their limits and be aware of dangers on the road over the summer.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Yeovil Express

Ilminster breast cancer survivor describes new figures as "fantastic news"

District councillor Linda Vijeh said that with reduced levels of funding in all areas, it is ever more important for local residents to take an active part in their communities.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Pregnant driver taken to hospital after motorway crash

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.

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Yeovil Express

PICTURES: Swanmead School celebration awards evening

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.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Generic smoking in a car

SMOKEFREE South-West has welcomed the announcement of a consultation on new regulations to make it illegal to smoke in cars with children inside.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Yeovil Express

Young bookworms' reading challenge from Somerset libraries

Libraries across the Chard, Ilminster and Crewkerne area are inviting children to navigate their way through the Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge in which they can collect stickers and fill in a Mythical Maze poster.

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Chard & Ilminster News: Weekend weather: cloudy tomorrow but glorious sunshine on Sunday

A warning has been issued by Public Health England as temperatures are predicted to soar above 30A C across the country.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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webpix arrest arrests arrested handcuffs police

PEOPLE in Chard and Ilminster are being asked for their views about how people who commit antisocial behaviour and low level crime are dealt with.

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Chard & Ilminster News:

ARE you stuck in the queues? You can let us know what it is looking like or send photos by either: A DEVON and Somerset Fire Service spokesman said: "This incident was caused by one artic lorry breaking down on the southbound carriageway hardshoulder, which was then hit by a second artic lorry, which then turned onto its side."

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Yeovil Express

Family of motorbike crash victim appeal for Horton Cross hit-and-run culprit to come forward

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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Yeovil Express

Ilminster by-election candidates profiles

PEOPLE in Ilminster will head to the polls later this month to vote for another member to join the town council.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Yeovil Express

Campaign to protect children from pocket money-priced tobacco

PEOPLE in Chard and Ilminster are being asked to help protect children from the harmful effects of pocket money price illegal tobacco.

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