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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Moonbeams Farm and Shop in Wellington: Organic meat free range sausages, pork, beef and lamb - IF you could read the label on the bottle for Moonbeams Farm it would say it contains, vim, vigour, determination, dedication and with a huge amount of military precision.
  • Taunton Carnival - the full results - Procession Results Best Local Entry in Classes 1 - 5 & 15.
  • Latest results from Taunton Magistrates' Courts - RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.
  • All the action from Taunton Carnival - *Taunton Carnival beats Storm Brian. *Spectators heading for town centre. *Action starts at the new bridge in Tangier at 7pm.
  • WANTED: Police hunt Taunton man on the run - POLICE are hunting a Taunton man due in court earlier today.
  • Can you do 100 press-ups in a minute? This 80-year-old reckons he can - MOST of us would struggle to do 10 press ups, let along 100 - but that's exactly what 80-year-old Paul Youd is planning to do...in just one minute.
  • Taunton Carnival is ON - organisers decide to go ahead with event despite Storm Brian - TAUNTON Carnival WILL go ahead this evening (Saturday).
  • WARNING TO MOTORISTS: Oil spillage on A358 - MOTORISTS on the A358 are being warned to take care following reports of an oil spillage.
  • Bank relocates cross the road and becomes 'state of the art' - THE NatWest branch in Taunton has relocated across the road in Fore Street.
  • Wood burner and candles spark blaze in village home - A FIRE involving a wood burner, candles and clothes caused smoke damage to the lounge of a home in North Curry.
  • Weather warning forces Wellington Monument's 200th birthday bash inside - THE National Trust is celebrating 200 years since the laying of the foundation stone at Wellington Monument with a special event tomorrow (Saturday).
  • 'Wonderful' Jake given a second chance by owner of his brother - AN ELDERLY stray dog has been given a second chance after it was adopted by the owner of its brother who vanished four years ago.
  • Village surgery set to close - nearest GP will be at least three miles away - PEOPLE in a village near Taunton will have to travel at least three miles to see a GP under recommendations to close their doctors' surgery.
  • Social club to be converted into youth club and art/photography gallery - A FORMER men's social club is set to house a youth club and an art/photography gallery.
  • Former pub could be converted into flats - PROPOSALS have been unveiled for the part conversion of a former Taunton pub and the two floors above into flats.
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  • Storm Brian: Gale-force winds and high seas hit UK coast - Some flood warnings remain in place, although disruption was not as bad as had been feared.
  • Ex-Bristol Rovers chairman Geoff Dunford dies at the age of 66 - Geoff Dunford was involved with the club for 28 years and its chairman between 2004 and 2007
  • Avon and Somerset Police face nail bar anti-slavery campaign anger - The force got complaints after officers painted their nails to highlight modern slavery issues.
  • European Champions Cup: Scarlets 13-18 Bath - Former Scarlets fly-half Rhys Priestland kicks all Bath's points in dreadful conditions to boost their European Champions Cup quarter-final hopes.
  • New Great Western Railway trains fixed after software upgrade - Four trains were removed from service on Wednesday due to glitches such as leaking air-con units.
  • Hundreds of cast iron signs on Exmoor to be restored - A £75,000 lottery grant was awarded to the Exmoor National Park Authority to refurbish the signs and trace their history.
  • Andy Nash: Somerset chairman to step down, Charles Clark to replace him - Somerset chairman Andy Nash is to step down in January and is to be replaced by committee member Charles Clark.
  • Special helicopter delivery for Glastonbury Tor - Royal Navy helicopter helps with stone delivery at monument site to help shore up paths.
  • Great Western Railway: Your questions on Hitachi 800 high-speed trains - A new fleet of high-speed trains have launched on Great Western Railway.
  • Barnet 1-1 Yeovil Town - Otis Khan's late equaliser earns Yeovil Town a 1-1 draw at struggling Barnet in League Two.
  • Rhys Priestland: Bath fly-half unsure of Wales recall chances - Rhys Priestland says he still has ambitions of a Wales recall for the autumn internationals but admits he "doesn't know where he stands"
  • Luke Charteris: New Wales eligibility rules will give players a 'tough' choice - Bath and Wales' Luke Charteris says new rules on eligibility for Wales selection will put players in a "tough position".
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  • Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal - Britain's five biggest business lobby groups sign a letter calling for a swift transition deal.
  • Nuneaton bowling alley siege: Man arrested - Two hostages were held by a suspected gunman in an incident police say was unconnected to terrorism.
  • Nuneaton: 'The guy ran up to the door with a gun' - witness - Chris Turner was arriving to collect his children from a softplay centre when he encountered the gunman.
  • More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life' - The eight-year study finds infant sea creatures will be especially harmed by more acidic oceans.
  • Benjamin Moorcroft, 15 from Shrewsbury, missing in London - Benjamin Moorcroft has severe epilepsy and a mental age of between five and 10 years old.
  • Doctor Who: Bradley Walsh among new cast members - Jodie Whittaker's Time Lord will be joined by Bradley Walsh, Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill.
  • Daphne Caruana Galizia: Thousands demand justice in Malta - But politicians named in the investigations of murdered blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia stay away.
  • Macron's dog Nemo filmed peeing on Elysée fireplace - French TV was filming the president chatting with junior ministers when Nemo stole the scene.
  • Raqqa: US coalition 'wiped city off Earth', Russia says - Moscow accuses the West of sending aid to the Syrian city to cover up evidence of crimes.
  • Man charged with murdering Teresa Wishart in Kirkby - Teresa Wishart was found with head injuries at her home in Kirkby, police say.
  • Shinzo Abe wins resounding victory in Japan, exit polls say - The prime minister has kept his "super-majority" and says he will deal firmly with North Korea
  • Dubai Scot jailed for three months for public indecency - Businessman Jamie Harron was arrested after touching a man's hip in a Dubai bar.
  • Lewis Hamilton on verge of Formula 1 title with United States GP win - Lewis Hamilton moves closer to fourth world drivers' title with a dominant victory at the United States Grand Prix.
  • Newspaper headlines: Budget 'ambush' and transition deal plea - Some Tories seemingly want the chancellor out, while business leaders call for urgent Brexit action in Monday's papers.
  • Charting China's 'great purge' under Xi - Data show the top leader has overseen a clear-out of officials not witnessed since the days of Mao.