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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Sarah Rutherford, from Bridgwater, accused of running drug delivery service in Sydney - A BRIDGWATER woman living in Australia has been charged with co-ordinating a drug delivery service across Sydney.
  • House and business premises demolished in Canal Road, Taunton - THE landscape has been changing in Taunton's Canal Road.
  • CCTV images of man police wish to speak to in connection fraud in Taunton store - POLICE investigating a fraud at an electrical retailer in Taunton have issued CCTV images of a man they believe may have information about the crime.
  • Castle school's rocking success with January musical - STRAIGHT from the West End The Castle School performed the award winning School of Rock to the community in January.
  • David Harris-Heffer becomes Vodafone franchise partner in Taunton, Street and Yeovil - DAVID Harris-Heffer has achieved his lifetime ambition - three times over.
  • Traffic building after Taunton town centre crash - TRAFFIC is building in Taunton town centre after a crash.
  • Photos that fell out of the back of a car in Langport - RECOGNISE any of these photos?
  • Taunton Magistrates' Courts latest results - RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:
  • Hydrotherapy pool plans for Dene Barton Community Hospital - A NEW hydrotherapy pool for physiotherapy patients could be built in a hospital in a village outside Taunton.
  • Chilton Trinity School, Bridgwater, says 'no known risks' from coronavirus - PARENTS keeping their children off from a Somerset school have been reassured there is "no known risk" from coronavirus after a pupil was told to self-isolate following a school trip to Italy.
  • Thieves strip lead from St Giles' Church, Bradford-on-Tone - THESE photos taken from the the top of a village church show the state of the roof after heartless thieves stripped the lead off two roofs.
  • Nigel Minchin's passion for music led to Tom Petty tribute - FROM astronomy to website design, Nigel Minchin has had his fair share of careers and hobbies, and he added Tai Chi to his list over the past few years too.
  • NEU members at Richard Huish College, Taunton, strike for more funding - A NUMBER of staff at Richard Huish College, Taunton, walked out on strike on Thursday.
  • Rohia Developments looks to expand in next three or four years - A DETACHED house near a park could be demolished and replaced by nine flats.
  • Two pupils and a staff member told to self-isolate at Wellington School over coronavirus fears - TWO pupils and a member of staff from Wellington School have been told to self-isolate over coronavirus fears.
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  • Winsford shooting: Neighbour of PM's father Stanley Johnson dies - John Zurick, 67, and wife Deborah, 56, were found with shotgun injuries at their Somerset cottage.
  • Man sexually assaulted unconscious pensioner in Exeter - David Lake, from Somerset, launched an unprovoked attack on his victim in Exeter in 2018.
  • Somerset churches 'strongly advised' to install roof alarms - Earlier this month burglars used the "cover of storms" to strip lead from churches in Somerset.
  • PC sacked for 'embellishing' Somerset road row evidence - A panel heard Keith James abused his position to pursue a prosecution against a driving instructor.
  • West Somerset Railway 'recovering' after £800k loss - West Somerset Railway says it has recovered from the brink of insolvency and is now in profit.
  • Queen's Gallantry Medal for dramatic rescue sailor - Leading Seaman David Groves saved 27 men from a burning ship in March 2019.
  • Homelessness: Rough sleeping five times higher than official figure - 28,000 individual rough sleepers were recorded by councils across the UK in a single year.
  • Domestic abuser Joshua Dalgrano jailed after sentence appeal - The Solicitor General referred Joshua Dalgrano's non-custodial sentence to the Appeal Court.
  • Winsford shooting: PM's father Stanley Johnson's tribute to neighbour - The shooting happened at a Somerset property which is next to Stanley Johnson's rural estate.
  • Jersey Occupation: 'My mother slept with the enemy' - The true identity of Pauline Botting's father was hidden from her for years.
  • Winsford shooting: Woman dead and man in custody - She was found outside a home in Exmoor and an injured man was found in an outbuilding.
  • South Western Railway strike dates confirmed for March - Staff will walk out for two days in March in a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.
  • Students hit by 14-day university staff strike - Students facing disruption as union members in 74 universities begin 14 days of strike action.
  • Premiership: Bath v Bristol Bears - Team news as Bath host Bristol in Sunday's Premiership fixture at The Rec (15:00 GMT).
  • Rhys Webb: Bath sign Wales scrum-half on short-term deal prior to Ospreys move - Premiership side Bath sign Wales and British & Irish Lions scrum-half Rhys Webb on a deal until the end of the season.
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  • Coronavirus: British man who was on Diamond Princess ship dies in Japan - The man, who was on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, is the first UK national to die from the virus.
  • UK top shares in worst week since financial crisis - London's FTSE 100 share index suffers its biggest one-week fall since 2008 amid coronavirus fears.
  • Greta Thunberg Bristol climate strike: 'The world is on fire' - The teenage activist was welcomed by some 15,000 people at the event in Bristol.
  • Post-Brexit talks: France warns UK against 'artificial deadlines' - France's Europe minister says the focus must be on substance, as details and timings of the talks emerge.
  • Ironbridge flooding: Storm Jorge fears prompt defences repair plan - More heavy rain is expected in Ironbridge, Shropshire, as engineers replaced damaged defences.
  • Prince Harry meets Jon Bon Jovi at Abbey Road Studios - The Duke of Sussex gets together with the US rocker at Abbey Road Studios for a charity recording.
  • Cosmetic surgery: 'I wish I didn't have it done in Turkey' - A woman is facing reconstructive surgery after having cosmetic procedures in Turkey.
  • Anglesey crossbow killer to serve at least 31 years - Terence Whall lay in wait for Gerald Corrigan and shot him as he tried to fix his satellite dish.
  • Leasehold property buyers 'misled by developers' - Many homeowners find themselves in "serious traps" after being mis-sold properties, a watchdog says.
  • Syria war: Alarm after 33 Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Idlib - Turkey hits Syrian government targets in response and the EU warns of a major conflict developing.
  • Philippines volcano: Residents return to visit island - Philippines residents who briefly return to homes near the Taal volcano find haunting scenes.
  • Maroon 5 criticised for 'reluctant' festival performance in Chile - Singer Adam Levine appeared uncomfortable and disinterested, despite being broadcast on live TV.
  • Facemasks on catwalk at Fashion Week - Marine Serre's show saw models wear outfits complete with matching facemasks.
  • Shetland beach cleaner picks up Atlantic message in a bottle prize - The glass bottle travelled about 1,500 miles to Shetland after being thrown into the Atlantic from a liner.
  • How making a violin brought these two together - When Nashville musician Amanda asked violinmaker Ray to make her one, little did she know where it would lead.