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Chard & Ilminster News: Liam Johnson who is urging people to back the Stand Up To Cancer campaign

STAND Up To Cancer, a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4, aims to raise money to fund vital research which will get new and better treatments to cancer patients faster.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Chard and Ilminster people hoped to take part in diabetes study

PEOPLE in the Chard and Ilminster area with a relative who has type 1 diabetes are being asked to take part in a study that hopes to find ways of preventing it.

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Yeovil Express

Former Gooch & Housego offices to be renovated

BUSINESS bosses have hailed a renovation of the former Gooch and Housego factory in the centre of Ilminster as a boost for the town.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Times of India

UK police find lorry packed with illegal immigrants from Kashmir

LONDON: Three days after a container aboard a ship landed in UK with 35 Afghan Sikhs who were victims of "human trafficking", the police have found a lorry packed with illegal immigrants from Kashmir.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Man arrested 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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The Independent

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

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'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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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Town Hall Talk: Mayor of Chard Jenny Kenton

ON Wednesday, July 30, Andy and I had the great pleasure of opening Ferne Animal Sanctuary's fun day - we went with family, which is always a pleasure at Ferne.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Yeovil Express

Drink-driving warning after 21 arrests in June during Operation Tonic

MOTORISTS in Chard and Ilminster have been warned by police of the "disastrous consequences" of drinkdriving after figures showing the number of arrests over the summer months were released.

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Chard & Ilminster News: Sidcup woman fined for misusing deceased father's blue badge

BLUE Badge holders will get an extra hour's parking when they buy a ticket in any pay-and-display car park in South Somerset.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Chard's Gary Clarke looks to defend World's Strongest Disabled Man title

The inspirational 37-year-old from Chard is not long back from competing at this year's The World's Strongest Disabled Man competition in Reykjavik.

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Yeovil Express

SHOPLIFTING in some of Chard and Ilminster's biggest retailers has halved in the last year.

Supermarkets feature prominently in the list, with Tesco stores in Chard and Ilminster noticing 28 incidents in 2012/13, but the number of offences has fallen from 132 incidents in 2012/13 to 58 in 2013/14 and the major chains say they take every incident "extremely seriously".

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Yeovil Express

Deadline looms for Somerset Business Awards

IF you're proud of your business why not enter it in the Chard and Ilminster News-backed Somerset Business Awards.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Bromsgrove is now a Fairtrade town

Earlier this year, Roger Gurner, of South Petherton, put forward the idea to the town council in a bid to bring more people to Ilminster.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Can you help at the new Falmouth Red Cross Shop?

DEB Glennie, education and engagement co-ordinator for Somerset Red Cross, has been digging out information about South Somerset's involvement during the First World War.

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Empty homes in Chard and Ilminster to be filled, SSDC say

DERELICT homes across Chard and Ilminster could soon be renovated and brought back to life as part of a scheme being rolled out across South Somerset.

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Chard and Ilminster remembers actor Robin Williams after shock death

CELEBRITIES and people across Chard and Ilminster have been expressing their shock over the death of actor Robin Williams today .

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Chard & Ilminster News: Heating bills saving scheme extended

COMMUNITY Council for Somerset has been awarded funding from the ScottishPower Energy People Trust to work with families in the county to ensure they are prepared for the winter months and the higher cost of their energy bills.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

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Chard & Ilminster News: Number of people in debt on the rise in St Albans

TENS of thousands of children in the South West are living in families trapped by debt, research by The Children's Society and StepChange Debt Charity has revealed.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Blaze rips through thatched home between Mulcheney and Thorney

EIGHT fire appliances were called to a major thatched roof fire on the road between Muchelney and Thorney this afternoon which resulted in a man being treated for smoke inhalation.

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