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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Have your say on £18million proposals to improve motorway junction - ANOTHER exhibition of proposals for a £18 million upgrade of Junction 25 of the M5 is being held next Wednesday (October 5).
  • One lane closed on M5 northbound due to broken down vehicle - ONE lane is closed on M5 northbound between J24 and J25 .
  • BRIDGEWATCH2: Taunton's Station Road re-opens to traffic - TAUNTON'S Station Road has re-opened to traffic following work to install a road bridge.
  • Cooker fire at home in Staplegrove - TWO fire engines were sent to a cooker fire at a home in Staplegrove.
  • Latest results from Taunton Magistrates' Courts - RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.
  • MP opens company's new offices in Taunton - A FAST-growing company's new office building has been officially opened by Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow.
  • Boules tournament raises funds for stroke charity - SUMMERFIELD'S annual charity boules tournament, which drew 40 teams from businesses across Somerset, has raised £2,750 for the Stroke Association.
  • Wildlife presenter Mike Dilger giving talk in Taunton - MIKE Dilger, wildlife presenter on BBC's The One Show, is giving a talk entitled The Trails and Tribulations of being a Wildlife Presenter at Queen's College, Taunton.
  • Retiring flower show boss honoured following record year - TAUNTON Flower Show has bestowed a unique honour on retiring chairman Bob Homeshaw following a record-breaking year.
  • Caravan destroyed in suspected arson attack - A CARAVAN was completely destroyed in an arson attack in Norton Fitzwarren last night (Monday, September 26).
  • TODAY: House for vulnerable homeless mothers in Taunton opens its doors for open day - A HOUSE in Taunton which provides accommodation for vulnerable homeless mothers is opening its doors.
  • Views wanted on what you want to see at Firepool as Waitrose announces plans for new stores are scrapped - PEOPLE are being asked what they would like to see on a derelict former cattle market site in Taunton.
  • PHOTOS: Pub team of 28 cycle 58 miles for charity - A CHARITY bike ride has pulled a community together and looks like becoming an annual event.
  • TRAFFIC: Road closed and one injured after crash in Taunton - A WOMAN has been injured after a crash in Taunton. 
  • Holidaying shire horses drop by pub - HEADS turned when two visitros turned up at the Rose and Crown pub in East Lyng on Saturday (September 24).
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  • Cycle path part-funded by Hinkley Point C nuclear plant - A new cycle path costing more than £750,000 and partly funded by the Hinkley Point C project is being built in Somerset.
  • Bath City fans' buyout bid achieves £300,000 target - Fans of cash-strapped Bath City Football Club succeed in raising £300,000 in order to turn it into a community-owned asset.
  • John 'Goldfinger' Palmer: Criminal was under surveillance for 16 years - A notorious conman who was shot dead last year was under surveillance for at least 16 years by a top secret team of intelligence officers, the BBC learns.
  • Making babies without eggs may be possible, say scientists - Scientists say early experiments suggest it may one day be possible to make babies without using eggs.
  • Jenson Button: 'There were days he was untouchable' - Jenson Button's absence from the track next year deprives F1 of an exceptional driver, as well as an intelligent and thoughtful character.
  • Cambridge United 1-0 Yeovil Town - Mark Roberts' goal secures Cambridge a 1-0 win against Yeovil which lifts the U's off the bottom of the League Two table.
  • Jack Leach and Dom Bess sign Somerset contract extensions - Somerset announce spin bowlers Jack Leach and Dom Bess have extended their contracts with the county.
  • Bath: Centre Robbie Fruean & prop Shaun Knight join Premiership club - Bath confirm the signings of versatile centre Robbie Fruean and Newport Gwent Dragons prop Shaun Knight.
  • Mike Ford: Former Bath head coach appointed Toulon's backs coach - Former Bath boss Mike Ford takes up role as backs coach at French side Toulon, after departing the Recreation Ground in May.
  • Premiership: Leicester Tigers 34-14 Bath - Owen Williams kicks 17 points for Leicester Tigers as they inflict a first defeat of the season on Bath.
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  • MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say - Missile which shot down flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 was brought in from Russian territory - investigators
  • Entrapment won, says Allardyce - Former England boss Sam Allardyce says "entrapment has won" after he was forced to step down as manager of the national side.
  • Junior doctors lose High Court case - Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has won a High Court fight with junior doctors in England over a new contract.
  • Jeremy Corbyn: No false promises on immigration - Labour will not "fan the flames of fear" with "false promises" on immigration, Jeremy Corbyn will pledge in his conference speech.
  • Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93 - Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres has died aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago.
  • Belfast man catches 19 rats in 24 hours at home - A man who caught 19 rats at his house within a 24-hour period says his young family have been forced to leave their home.
  • Twitch and YouTube 'taking misogynistic abuse in gaming seriously' - Newsbeat's hears from the biggest hosts of online gaming content in the world about the abuse some women face when they stream or share videos.
  • Stranded cadets' ship docks in Singapore - A ship carrying four officer cadets from City of Glasgow College docks in Singapore after being stranded by owners' collapse.
  • Court ban over Pippa Middleton hacked iCloud photos - A High Court judge has banned the publication of photographs allegedly stolen from Pippa Middleton's iCloud account.
  • Nadiya has had 'no Bake Off offer' from C4 - Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain says she has had "no offers" from Channel 4 to present the show.
  • One in five bowel cancer 'red flag' symptoms missed - One in five bowel cancer patients diagnosed in an emergency had "red flag" symptoms that should have been picked up earlier, says a study in the British Journal of Cancer.
  • Brad Pitt to miss film premiere after split from Angelina Jolie - Actor Brad Pitt is to miss a premiere of his latest film in Los Angeles to focus on his "family situation", he says.
  • Trump Jr's Skittles graphic deleted from Twitter - A controversial graphic that compared Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles, posted by Donald Trump's son, is deleted from Twitter.
  • World War Two spy's row with wife 'almost ruined D-Day' - A row between a British double agent and his wife during World War Two almost compromised D-Day operations, newly released MI5 files show.
  • Shimon Peres: An emigre who became a world statesman - A look back at the life and career of former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres.