22nd October 2018

Local News

Taunton Carnival: Results and Video 21 October, 2018 - The 53rd annual Taunton illuminated carnival took place on Saturday (20th Oct) and was a massive success. After a lull in crowd numbers last year, due to storm Brian, the streets were once again packed [...]
Check which roads are gritted this winter 20 October, 2018 - With winter fast approaching, highways teams in Somerset are ready to grit 720 miles of road every time frost, ice or snow is predicted. Because of the huge financial pressures facing Somerset County Council due to falling Government funding [...]
Be Proud Awards 2019 Nominations Now Open! 18 October, 2018 - Nominations for your policing heroes within Bath, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Somerset are being called for by the area’s Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens and Chief Constable Andy Marsh. The annual Be [...]
Street Wardens to patrol Town Centre 17 October, 2018 - Street wardens have been deployed in Taunton town centre this week to provide reassurance for shoppers and visitors following concerns over rough sleeping and anti-social behaviour. Taunton Deane Borough Council is initially funding the wardens [...]
Christmas tree farm seeks red-suited seasonal helpers 17 October, 2018 - A SOMERSET Christmas tree farm is on the hunt for seasonal helpers to take up residence in its festive shop in the run up to Christmas (2018). Langford Lakes Christmas Tree Farm, which is based at Middle [...]
Crew called to fire at Taunton Recycling Centre 16 October, 2018 - Taunton fire crew were called to a fire in a building within a recycling centre on Depot Road, Priorswood Industrial Estate, at 11:27 this morning (Tuesday). On arrival, the crew confirmed that there was a [...]
Taunton Carnival 2018: Everything you need to know 16 October, 2018 - This Saturday (20th Oct) will see the 53rd annual illuminated Taunton Carnival. The route will start at Tangier Way bridge and will move through North Street, East Street and East Reach, ending at the junction [...]
Recommendations for future of Somerset’s Libraries Service 16 October, 2018 - Recommendations for the future of Somerset’s Libraries Service were unveiled today (16 October), with a final decision expected to be made next month (5 November). A detailed report was published online, which sets out how [...]
Security tight for Great Wookey pumpkin weigh-in 16 October, 2018 - Security guards have been hired to keep watch over pumpkins at Wookey Hole Caves as growers compete for prizes at the final weigh-in.   With a bevy of prizes on offer – including £1,000 for the [...]
Crews called to domestic property fire in Taunton 16 October, 2018 - Fire appliances from Taunton were mobilised to a report of a fire within a domestic property on Moorland Road in Taunton at 00:46 this morning (Tuesday). Once the crew arrived, the officer in charge confirmed a small fire [...]
Focus on Promoting Health and Wellbeing in West Somerset 15 October, 2018 - Following on from the success of last year’s health and wellbeing event this years ‘Promoting Health and Wellbeing Event’ will take place on Wednesday 24 October from 10am – 12.30 pm at Minehead Job Centre.  [...]
Give your view on health and care in Somerset 12 October, 2018 - On Monday (15 October) the first of a number of county-wide events takes place to hear local people’s views on health and care in Somerset, and explore how it could change in future. Somerset CCG, [...]
Drugs and cash seized in Taunton search warrants 11 October, 2018 - Drugs and cash have been seized during the execution of search warrants in Taunton . Officers executed the warrants at an address on the Halcon Estate and another at Priorswood. At a property in Beadon [...]
Taunton Deane contributes £10k towards Wellington Monument restoration 11 October, 2018 - Taunton Deane Borough Council is contributing £10,000 towards the restoration of the Wellington Monument which stands as a tribute to the Duke of Wellington and his victory at the Battle of Waterloo. The donation was [...]
Max Waller commits himself to Somerset County Cricket Club 11 October, 2018 - Max Waller has signed a new two-year T20 contract with Somerset County Cricket Club which will see the popular leg-spinner remain at the Cooper Associates County Ground until at least the end of the 2020 [...]
New campaign launched giving residents a voice 10 October, 2018 - Devon & Somerset Fire & rescue Service are launching their latest campaign aimed at residents who live in flats and buildings with communal escape routes reminding them that they have a voice. This campaign supports [...]
Top motivational speakers, Brad Burton & James Boardman, are bringing inspiration to Somerset! 10 October, 2018 - Positive People is holding a free motivational event at Somerset County Cricket Ground, Taunton on the 19th October 2018, 10am – 3pm, with the UK’s top motivational business speaker, Brad Burton, who has created multi-million-pound [...]
Man jailed for falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill wife 9 October, 2018 - A man has been jailed for two years and eight months after admitting to falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill his wife. Christopher Jansons, 62, of Bridgwater, was arrested by officers as he stood over [...]
Taunton & West Somerset company wins Best Employer in Care 8 October, 2018 - Home Instead Senior Care, a company specialising in care at home for older people in Taunton & West Somerset, has been honoured with a Best Employer in Care Award. The accolade of 4 Star Employer [...]
Additional stroke beds to open in Somerset’s community hospitals 8 October, 2018 - More specialist stroke beds will be available in Somerset’s community hospitals to help meet a growing demand. Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has announced it will be temporarily opening five additional stroke beds.   These [...]
Crews extinguish vehicle ‘well alight’ on M5 between Junctions 25 and 26 7 October, 2018 - All lanes have reopened following a car fire on the M5 Southbound between Junctions 25 and 26. Recovery to take place from the hard shoulder following a car fire #M5 #Somerset southbound btwn J25 #Taunton [...]
Multi-million plans to expand and revitalise Taunton’s Brewhouse 5 October, 2018 - Taunton Deane Borough Council and Taunton Theatre Association have announced the appointment of MICA Architects to redevelop The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre on the Coal Orchard site. The news was revealed today (Friday 5 [...]
Homeless man banned from Taunton town centre 4 October, 2018 - A 46-year-old homeless man has been banned from parts of Taunton after being issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order. Complaints had been received about George Whyte’s behaviour in the town centre, which is affecting the [...]
Musgrove Park surgeon receives top national award 3 October, 2018 - A consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Musgrove Park Hospital has been presented with a top national award following high praise from patients. Edward Herbert was one of the winners at this year’s Macular Society Awards for [...]
Wellington Carnival: Results And Video 3 October, 2018 - The South Somerset Federation Carnivals season started on Saturday (29 Sep) with Wellington Carnival.  Starting at 7.30pm from Rockwell Green the annual illuminated procession began winding its way through the town. The carnival route is [...]
Have your say on plans to upgrade Taunton’s Creech Castle junction 3 October, 2018 - Members of the public are invited to have their say on key plans to upgrade the busy Creech Castle junction on the Toneway in Taunton. Somerset County Council has secured external funding and is developing [...]
Crews called to deep fat fryer fire at Heron Gate 3 October, 2018 - Three fire appliances from Taunton were immediately mobilised following a call from a member of the public reporting a fire in a food retail property at Heron Gate in Taunton at 21:13 last night (Tuesday). On arrival, the [...]
A healthier Somerset fit for the future 3 October, 2018 - This week Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Somerset County Council announced a series of public drop-in sessions across the county to hear from local people about the kind of health and care service they’d [...]
Musgrove’s endoscopy suite gets revamp to improve patient experience 2 October, 2018 - The endoscopy suite at Musgrove Park now has two recovery areas so men and women can recover in separate areas. Previously patients either had to recover in the same area or needed to use the [...]
Frontline health and social care staff encouraged to get a free flu jab 1 October, 2018 - Somerset County Council will be offering their frontline health and social care staff a free flu jab again this year to help prevent the spread of flu. This year the vaccinations, funded by Somerset County [...]
Taunton 10K 2018: Results, Pictures and Video 1 October, 2018 - The 32nd Deane DLO Taunton 10K took place on Sunday 30th September 2018 The maximum number of entrants, 700, took part in the race that started outside the Blackbrook Pavilion and then made its way through [...]
Nominate a VIP to officially open Christmas Tree Farm 1 October, 2018 - SOMERSET folk are being asked to nominate a person from the community to help officially declare a shop near Wellington that’s dedicated to all things Christmassy open. Langford Lakes Christmas Tree Farm is looking for nominations [...]
Somerset Road Safety practices what it preaches! 28 September, 2018 - Somerset County Council’s motorcycle road safety coordinator has been practising what he preaches by bagging a distinction for safe riding. Neill Sedgwick, the Road Safety Team’s motorcycle road safety coordinator, has just successfully completed the [...]
Thai caves rescue diver returns to Wookey Hole Caves 28 September, 2018 - After playing a key role in the rescue of the schoolboys trapped in the Tham Luang cave in Thailand earlier this year you might have imagined Chris Jewell would have been content to sit out the summer [...]
Wellington Carnival: Everything you need to know 26 September, 2018 - This Saturday (29th Sept) will see the start of the South Somerset Federation carnival processions as Wellington will be awash with light and colour.  Wellington Carnival starts at 7.30pm from Rockwell Green and lasts around [...]
Taunton’s Men’s Shed is Officially Opening! 26 September, 2018 - Compass Disability Services was delighted to have secured funding from the National Lottery to open Taunton’s first Men’s Shed. Since opening in April volunteers have been busily converting and upgrading the unit ready for use [...]
Chance to win private Glastonbury Festival Tour at Age UK Somerset Birthday Ball 26 September, 2018 - Age UK Somerset is holding a Birthday Ball at The Rookery Manor, East Brent, on Saturday 10th November 7pm-1am. The event is being held to celebrate the local charity’s 70th Birthday and to raise money [...]
Appeal for witnesses after man in his fifties injured in Taunton robbery 25 September, 2018 - Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man in his fifties was robbed in Taunton. The incident was only reported to police on Sunday 23 September and the victim cannot [...]
Another year for Marcus Trescothick 25 September, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club can today exclusively reveal that Marcus Trescothick has signed a new one-year contract extension. The 42-year-old is undoubtedly one of the finest players to have represented the County and he has [...]
Taunton pay on exit car parks to go live this autumn 25 September, 2018 - The new pay on exit parking system is due to go live in seven Taunton car parks this autumn. The council is working with contractors to complete the installation of equipment at the Orchard, High [...]
Vote for Somerset SOUP this Thursday! 25 September, 2018 - An appeal to Somerset’s business community is being made to get involved this week as four Somerset entrepreneurs present their pitches at a Somerset SOUP event this Thursday 27th September at the Red Brick House [...]
Get it right for Recycle Week 2018 24 September, 2018 - Somerset is redoubling its efforts to help residents to protect the environment during the biggest and best Recycle Week. From the impact of the Blue Planet TV show to Somerset taking extra plastics at all [...]
Calls to 999 as caller unable to make cup of tea and spider in house 22 September, 2018 - A call to 999 complaining there had been a power cut and the caller was unable to make a cup of tea is one of the unnecessary calls Avon and Somerset Police has received. Avon [...]
Peter Trego Signs White Ball Contract with Somerset County Cricket Club 22 September, 2018 - Peter Trego has signed a new one-year contract extension at Somerset County Cricket Club. The new deal will see him be available for selection in the Royal London One-Day Cup and Vitality Blast competitions until [...]
Family tribute to ‘loving mother, wife, sister, auntie and nanny’ who died in M5 collision 21 September, 2018 - The family of a woman who died in last week’s M5 collision have issued a tribute. Joanne Jennings, 45, from Highbridge, died in the incident which happened near to Junction 25 at about 08:30 on [...]
Fire Door Safety week focuses Landlords’ responsibilities 21 September, 2018 - A shock report has revealed that following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, fewer than 20 per cent of UK landlords have made contact with their tenants regarding basic fire safety precautions. It also reports that a [...]
School admissions – apply online and in time 20 September, 2018 - With the school open day season underway, parents are being urged to make sure they apply for school places online and in time. Whether your child is starting school for the first time, or transferring [...]
Police appeal after horse attacked at farm in Wellington 20 September, 2018 - Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses after a horse was attacked at a farm in the Langford Budville area of Wellington sometime between 16:30 and 20:00 on 7 September. Police would also like [...]
Family pay tribute to ‘gentle fun loving family man’ who died in M5 collision 19 September, 2018 - The family of a man who died in last week’s M5 collision have paid tribute to him. Rod Walsh, 54, from Cheddar, died in the incident which happened near Junction 25 at about 08:30 on [...]
Afternoon Chari-Tea in aid of Headway 19 September, 2018 - SOMERSET folk who love the quintessentially British tradition of afternoon tea are this month (September, 2018) invited to a farm shop in the county for its bi-annual Afternoon Chari-Tea. Rumwell Farm Shop is hosting the [...]
Get the Facts on Fostering – New Website Launches 19 September, 2018 - Real life stories and myth-busting facts are at the heart of a new website encouraging more people to foster with Somerset County Council. Many people considering fostering think about it long before making an enquiry [...]
Thinking outside the box 18 September, 2018 - Budding artists have until the end of the month to enter a competition to give the green box on Minehead seafront a makeover. Wessex Water has agreed that its equipment box near the Jubilee gardens [...]
Police seize prescription drugs from shop in Taunton 18 September, 2018 - Prescription drugs being sold illegally at a shop in Taunton have been seized in a raid. A Section 23 Misuse of Drugs Act Warrant was carried out on Friday (14 September) by the neighbourhood team [...]
Magnifying beauty mirrors can cause a fire! 17 September, 2018 - Every year at this time when the autumn sun is low in the sky Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service attend a number of fires caused by the sun’s rays focusing through or onto [...]
Police forces unite to keep drivers focussed on the road 17 September, 2018 - Police forces across the South West are working together to keep drivers eyes off their mobile phones. The increased law enforcement coincides with the National Police Chief’s Council campaign running from Monday 17 September until [...]
Somerset schools sign students up for new Mini Police scheme 16 September, 2018 - Avon and Somerset police are pleased to announce the extension of their Mini Police. Schools in Somerset who have signed up for the new scheme include Somerset Bridge primary and Norton Fitzwarren primary. The scheme was [...]
Young Carers decision deferred as Council makes “most difficult” savings decisions 15 September, 2018 - Somerset County Council’s Cabinet Committee this week approved the “most difficult savings proposals it has had to consider” to help secure its long-term financial sustainability. Cabinet also agreed to defer a decision on proposed saving [...]
Hand hygiene campaign launched by Musgrove and Somerset Partnership 14 September, 2018 - Musgrove Park Hospital and Somerset Partnership have joined forces to launch a hand hygiene campaign. The ‘A Moment a Month’ campaign reinforces the World Health Organisation’s five moments for hand hygiene. The campaign will run [...]
Police update following fatal M5 collision 13 September, 2018 - Update Emergency services have finished their work at the scene of this morning’s fatal collision in Somerset and the M5 has now fully reopened. The motorway was closed in both directions between Junction 24 Huntworth [...]
Coal Orchard plans approved 13 September, 2018 - Detailed plans to regenerate one of Taunton’s prime riverside quarters have been given approval by Taunton Deane Borough Council’s planning committee. The plans for the Coal Orchard were developed by the Council with its project [...]
WAR MEMORIAL GARDEN Wins a Wessex Watermark 12 September, 2018 - Volunteers who have worked to restore Curry Rivel‘s War Memorial garden will receive a Wessex Watermark Award when Jody Knight, from Wessex Water, visits the Memorial garden to present the Watermark Award to Gina Beauchamp, [...]
Cadillacs And ‘Copters 12 September, 2018 - On Sunday 16th September visitors to a Weston-super-Mare attraction may think they are on Rodeo Drive or Route 66 in the USA, when the Cadillacs & ‘Copters event comes to town. Dozens of vintage American [...]
Man suffers head injury in Taunton robbery 10 September, 2018 - Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in which the victim was assaulted and suffered a head injury. A 24-year-old man was approached by four men while walking towards Taunton town [...]
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service offer safety messages for Business Safety Week 10 September, 2018 - Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service will be offering businesses safety messages as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) UK Business Safety Week 2018. The week runs from 10 – 16 September and [...]
Celebrate Taunton culture with Taunton Together 10 September, 2018 - On the 15th September 2018, from 11 am – 3.30 pm pay a trip to the Albemarle Centre in Taunton, where 20 cultural community groups from international communities in Taunton are coming together to share [...]
Taunton Deane saves town’s park and ride 7 September, 2018 - Taunton Deane Borough Council is stepping in to save the town’s two park and ride schemes following talks with Somerset County Council (SCC). It has pledged a one-off contribution to keep the park and ride sites at [...]
1940s Weekend with the West Somerset Railway- September 15 and 16 7 September, 2018 - Food rationing is to be introduced in West Somerset – or at least advice on how to cope with feeding yourself and your family in times of shortage. The exercise actually is nothing to do [...]
Somerset Moto Fest is back! 5 September, 2018 - Somerset Moto Fest is once more almost upon us and it’s looking to be bigger and better than last year. Organised by Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team, the free event will take place on [...]
Have your say on the Somerset Treatment Escalation Plan (STEP) 5 September, 2018 - People in Somerset are being invited to give their views on how their wishes around treatment are being communicated when they are seriously unwell. Ensuring that those who provide care to us towards the end [...]
Are you sure your chimney is clean and ready to light? 4 September, 2018 - Even though the sun is still shining autumn will soon be here, bringing the cooler weather. This time of year is the perfect time to check your chimney is clean, safe and has been swept [...]
Appeal for witnesses following burglary at Taunton self storage facility 4 September, 2018 - Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at a self-storage facility in the Bathpool area of Taunton. The premises are on a business park off Bridgwater Road, which lies adjacent to [...]
County Council sets out decisive savings plan 4 September, 2018 - Somerset County Council has published plans for savings across all its services in a decisive step to secure its long-term financial sustainability. More than 70 proposals will be considered for decision by the Council’s Cabinet [...]
Road resurfacing at Musgrove Park Hospital over the next 4 weekends 3 September, 2018 - Over the weekends of 8/9, 15/16, 22/23 and 29/30 September the link road across the Musgrove Park Hospital site is being resurfaced so there may be some disruption and delays in accessing the site. Car [...]
1940s Week-end along the route of the West Somerset Railway this September 1 September, 2018 - Much of the area is to be put on a war footing as the clock is wound back 75 years, with air raid sirens wailing, Service personnel on patrol with weapons at the ready, and [...]
Crews called to milk tanker fire on A358 31 August, 2018 - Two fire appliances from Taunton were immediately mobilised following multiple calls reporting a milk tanker on fire on the A358 near Hatch Beauchamp at 11:39 this morning (Friday). On arrival, the officer in charge confirmed [...]
Somerset eye clinic patients benefit from two new £120k state-of-the-art retinal cameras 31 August, 2018 - Patients attending eye clinics at Yeovil and Musgrove Park hospitals are benefiting from two new state-of-the-art retinal cameras which image at least four times as much of the retina (back of the eye) in contrast [...]
Park and Ride summit to be called in Taunton 30 August, 2018 - A Park and Ride summit is being called in Taunton to try to save the county town’s edge-of-town transport links. Taunton Deane Borough Council is arranging urgent talks with Somerset County Council (SCC) to save [...]
Back to school with a book bag, pencil case, school uniform … and MMR vaccine 29 August, 2018 - As pupils across Somerset prepare to return to school next week, the County Council’s Public health team is asking parents to check if their children have had their two doses of MMR vaccine. The appeal [...]
Plans for Dementia Day Services to be shared 29 August, 2018 - As the number of people diagnosed with Dementia in Somerset rises, Somerset County Council is reviewing how it provides daytime activities and respite for people with Dementia and their carers. Service users and residents were [...]
Somerset County Cricket Club Sign Jack Brooks 28 August, 2018 - Somerset County Cricket Club are delighted to be able to announce that Jack Brooks will join the Club at the end of the season. The fast bowler has signed a three-year contract for all formats [...]
Be a Dragon at Somerset SOUP 27 August, 2018 - Somerset’s business community is being invited to come and be dragons as four Somerset entrepreneurs present their pitches at a Somerset SOUP event next month. The four businesses have been chosen to pitch their idea [...]
Young people in Somerset urged to make their voices heard on big issues 27 August, 2018 - The biggest youth consultation in the UK is underway as young people aged 11-17 across Somerset get ready to vote on the issues that matter most to them. Somerset’s three Members of the Youth Parliament [...]
The Musgrove and Somerset Partnership Our People Awards – nominations now open for the Patient Choice Award 26 August, 2018 - Patients who feel they have received outstanding care from staff at Musgrove Park Hospital or across Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are being invited to nominate that someone for a special award. Taunton and Somerset [...]
Taunton fire crew rescue male from vehicle on its side 22 August, 2018 - Two fire crews from Taunton were called to a road traffic collision where someone was trapped on West Sedgemoor Road, North Curry at 13:54 this afternoon (Wednesday). On arrival the crews confirmed that there was one vehicle [...]
Have your say on the future of public transport in Somerset 22 August, 2018 - Somerset residents are invited to have their say on a new strategy which shapes the future of public transport provision in the county. Somerset County Council’s draft Passenger Transport Strategy sets out more ambitious aims [...]
Two people rescued from vehicle on its side in Taunton 22 August, 2018 - Two crews from Taunton were mobilised to assist ambulance crews at a road traffic collision in Blackbrook Way in Taunton at 03:07 this morning (Wednesday). Upon arrival, the crews found one vehicle on its side [...]
Find out if highways improvements are planned at a road near you 21 August, 2018 - A new webpage to help residents find out about planned maintenance on Somerset’s roads is now available. Somerset County Council’s dedicated travel and roadworks website www.travelsomerset.co.ukalready includes a live map showing details of current and future [...]
Crews called to caravan fire in Churchstanton 20 August, 2018 - Two fire appliances from Wellington, one from Taunton and an operational assurance officer were called to reports of a caravan on fire in Churchstanton at 19:58 this evening (Monday). On arrival, crews confirmed that the caravan was [...]
Feast of family activities in West Somerset 20 August, 2018 - There’s something for everyone this summer when it comes to family activities in West Somerset. A programme of over 360 events for families and young people – many of them free – has been put [...]
Look after your mental health – young people give their essential tips 20 August, 2018 - Young people working with Somerset County Council have come up with essential advice on maintaining good mental health. Mental Health LifeHacks is an online resource for young people to support their mental health and wellbeing.  The [...]
A303 closed following serious collision 19 August, 2018 - Update The A303 between the A358 Horton Cross and the A30 Upottery has reopened in both directions. The #A303 between the #A358 #HortonCross and the #A30 #Upottery is now fully open in both directions pic.twitter.com/v6XxVGsx6z [...]
Patients give seal of approval to Musgrove’s food and care environment 17 August, 2018 - Patients at Musgrove Park Hospital have given their seal of approval to the food and the environment in which they are cared for. Figures published yesterday (Thursday 16 August) by NHS England’s annual patient-led assessments [...]
Richard Huish College class of 2018 celebrate another fantastic set of A Level and Vocational results 16 August, 2018 - Richard Huish College students will be celebrating today after an incredibly successful year of A Level and vocational results. At A Level the Class of 2018 achieved an A* to B pass rate of 52.1%, [...]
There’s still time to give your views on Somerset’s 111 service 15 August, 2018 - People in Somerset are being urged to give their views on using the county’s 111 non-emergency phone line. There’s just over two weeks left to take part in a survey run by the county’s independent [...]
Volunteers sought for Learning Disabilities peer support group in Taunton 15 August, 2018 - Somerset residents with Learning Disabilities are being sought to help create support group in Taunton that will help get their voices heard, Peer Support Groups have already been formed in Bridgwater, Yeovil and Frome and [...]
World Helicopter Day on Sunday 19 August! 14 August, 2018 - World Helicopter Day takes place on Sunday 19 August and to mark the occasion The Helicopter Museum in Weston-super-Mare is hosting a special Family Fun Day which includes opening some of its more unusual exhibits, [...]
Man charged in connection with robbery at jewellers in Wellington 13 August, 2018 - Avon and Somerset Police have charged a man in connection with the robbery at a jewellers in Wellington on Saturday afternoon. Joseph Hale, 22, of Wallasey in Merseyside has been charged in connection with the [...]
Get in gear for Cycle to Work Day this Wednesday 15 August 13 August, 2018 - Road users in Somerset are being encouraged to stay safe on Cycle to Work Day with a little help from the County Council’s Road Safety Team. UK’s biggest cycle commuting event takes place on 15 [...]
Could you help and support a young person? 12 August, 2018 - Volunteers who can speak up for and support young people are being sought by Somerset County Council. Adults are needed across the County to give a helping hand to children and young people who may [...]
Taunton fire crew called to two vehicle fires 10 August, 2018 - Taunton fire crew were called to two vehicle fires this evening (Friday). One fire appliance from Taunton was mobilised to a report of a vehicle fire in Hyde Lane Park, Bathpool at 18:04. The vehicle was well [...]