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3 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

Homes demolished as work starts on 12million development at Creechbarrow Road

The launch of the new council homes scheme - pictured in front are Cllr Jean Adkins and Mike Day, of Knightstone Housing.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

This is The West Country

M5 crash inquest: Coroner records conclusion into deaths

A MINUTE'S silence wsa held at the end of the hearing, when Michael Rose read out the names of the seven people who died in the pile-up.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Verdict due on M5 pile-up deaths

A coroner is due to give his verdict on a multiple crash on the M5 motorway near Taunton in November 2011 in which seven people were killed A coroner is due to give his findings today on one of the worst British motorway incidents in living memory.

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IcNetwork

Veteran rugby player and devoted dad dies after collapsing on side of pitch

The two sides of Welsh rugby's civil war will get together later this month in a bid to resolve their feud Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh rugby fans this Easter Sunday when they perform at Judgement Day II A dad-of-three and junior rugby club chairman has died after he collapsed while ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

This is The West Country

Man, 24, dies after being struck by train in Taunton

The 24-year-old from Taunton was pronounced dead at the scene after the incident near Venture Way on the outskirts of the town.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Sergeant Alexander Blackman appeals guilty conviction

Kate joins the All Blacks! Duchess dazzles in breathtaking gown embroidered with silver ferns for lavish reception in New Zealand Shackled and scowling: Student, 16, who ' stabbed 22 people during a knife rampage' at Pennsylvania high school is led away by police as motive remains a mystery 'My princess is now an angel': MSU star Adreian Payne's ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Post thief fraudster jailed for four years

A SERIAL fraudster jailed for four years after making A 100,000 stealing people's identities was up to his old tricks just days after being released.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

This is The West Country

SURE committee members celebrate reaching the 2million landmark.

The money collected by the Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment buys equipment for the Beacon Centre cancer unit at Taunton 's Musgrove Park Hospital .

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

This is The West Country

M5 crash inquest: Day four from Shire Hall in Taunton

After the display, he noticed flames on the other side of the ground and thought an embankment had caught fire.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Chard & Ilminster News: M5 crash inquest: Day four from Shire Hall in Taunton

AN inquest into the deaths of seven people killed in a horrific pile-up on the M5 near Taunton in November 2011 continues today .

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

South Wales Argus

Drivers 'couldna t see through fog' at M5 death crash site

MOTORISTS have told an inquest about being involved in one of the worst British motorway pile-ups in living memory.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

This is The West Country

Homes and businesses evacuated in Norton Fitzwarren over gas explosion fears

THE road through the village has re-opened and vehicles can now access the B3227 via the Cross Keys roundabout.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Chard & Ilminster News: An aerial shot of the M5 crash scene. PHOTO: SWNS

He had travelled from Plymouth in "70 to 75% fog", but there was nothing giving him "undue concern" and motorists were driving sensibly.

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Somerset County Gazette

Andy Knutt, director of the Creative Innovation Centre

ANYONE with a passion for Taunton or Somerset should take part in our dragon trail design competition, it was claimed this week.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

This is The West Country

The scene the morning after the fatal M5 crash

THE daughter of a couple killed in one of the UK's worst motorway accidents hopes she will be able to get on with her life after an inquest which starts today .

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Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Pride of Somerset Youth Awards - super tumbler Lannece Hole

Now aged 12, she is a regional and British Gymnastic National Development Plan tumbling champion and has recently been selected for the South West Regional Tumbling Squad.

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Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Pride of Somerset Youth Awards - volunteer and fundraiser Joseph Wigley

The 13-year-old from Combwich helped care for his grandfather after he was diagnosed with a brain tumour, and after his death decided he wanted to thank the staff at Salisbury Hospice for all their work.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Wessex Water works start in Trull Road, Taunton, on Sunday

WORK to renew ageing water mains to improve water quality in Taunton will start along the A38 on Sunday .

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

This Is Somerset

Somerset Levels dredging to begin within days as flooding...

Dredging of a crucial 'pinchpoint' on the Somerset Levels will begin on Monday, just within the timescale promised by the Prime Minister.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

This is The West Country

913,000 bill to repair Taunton multi-storey

THEIR contribution to Taunton Deane's community could not be more different - but the 2014's Citizenship Award winners share the same incredible commitment and dedication that make them our outstanding citizens.

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