19th July 2019
  • Local News

    From the Levels to Latin America

    The overwhelming volunteer response to severe flooding in Somerset in 2013-14 is sending ripples across the world – reaching as far as South America. Huge numbers of people stepped forward to help communities on the [...]
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    National plaudits for Somerset’s creative social care

    Independent social care experts have praised Somerset County Council’s creative approach to social care. The Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE), one of the sector’s leading voices, says the authority’s innovative work offers “glimmers of [...]
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    Park and Ride funding for the future

    Somerset West and Taunton Council (SWT) is set to make a further contribution to keep the Taunton Park and Ride service running. The Council’s Executive is being asked to approve a one-off provision of £115,000 [...]
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    Next phase of Junction 25 works

    A multi-million pound scheme to improve the busy M5 Junction 25 in Taunton will enter a new phase later this month with the start of works to widen the Toneway. Somerset County Council is currently [...]


Woman rescued from river in Ruishton

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13th July 2019 0
Two fire engines from Taunton and a specialist rescue team from Barnstaple were sent to a report of a woman waist deep in water in Church Lane in Ruishton at 21:10 this evening (Saturday). On […]

Stay Safe over the Summer

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12th July 2019 0
Somerset County Council’s road safety team have some words of advice for anyone hitting the roads this summer. Whether you’re heading to a festival with friends, or a week or two by the sea with […]

Witnesses sought following fatal A358 collision

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11th July 2019 0
Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision by Sampford Brett, Taunton on the A358. It occurred on Tuesday 9 July at 16:35. A Mercedes Sprinter and a Honda […]