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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • 'Body in the canal' man named - he'd recently been released from police custody - EVENTS leading up to the death of a man who drowned two days after being released from police custody are being investigated, an inquest has heard.
  • VIDEO & PHOTOS - as it emerges they've been working after dark on Taunton's NIDR - DON'T adjust your screens - it's true!
  • Hospital governor denies building work fraud following arrest - BOSSES at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital are awaiting the outcome of a police investigation before deciding the future of one of the governors.
  • DO YOU KNOW THEM? Laptops stolen in early hours burglaries in Taunton - DO you recognise these men?
  • Trull bring and buy sale tops £20,000 - A BRING-and-Buy event at Trull Memorial Hall raised more than £1,000 at its latest sale.
  • Somerset Rural Crime Team to feature on Countryfile - AVON and Somerset Police's Rural Crime Team and Chief Superintendent Ian Wylie will feature on the BBC’s Countryfile programme this Sunday.
  • COLUMN: AC Mole's Paul Aplin warns about scam emails - Paul Aplin, tax partner at AC Mole warns to proceed with caution and watch out for scam emails.
  • Bishops Lydeard Post Office to close for 16 days for refurbishment - BISHOPS Lydeard Post Office is closing for 16 days next month during refurbishment work.
  • Charity says more needs to be done to help employers become hearing loss confident in Somerset - LACK of clarity on support available prevents employers from recruiting and retaining disabled staff, says a new report from the national charity Action on Hearing Loss. 
  • Compass Wellbeing ready for grand opening - A TAUNTON-BASED charity is looking forward to finally opening its new service after a number of setbacks.
  • Why Taunton is 'seventh most popular UK town' - who's above us and who's below? - TAUNTON is the seventh most popular town in the UK for coach passenger arrivals, it has emerged.
  • INSIGHT: Roads are going to pot says RAC - WE have all been in the car when you or the driver accidentally goes over a pothole a bit too aggressively.
  • Litter pick in Taunton tomorrow - A TEAM of proud volunteers will be out in force tomorrow cleaning up their community in Taunton.
  • Wellington Town Council opposes planned merger of Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset - MEMBERS of Wellington Town Council have expressed concerns that the town’s voice will be ‘diluted’ if Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) merges with West Somerset Council.
  • Crews called to vehicle carrying gas cylinders on fire in Taunton - A FIRE involving a vehicle carrying gas cylinders saw crews rushed to Blackbrook Way in Taunton last night.
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  • Woman fined for using dead grandfather's blue badge - A woman who used her grandfather's disabled parking permit for nearly two years after he died is fined.
  • Chris Gayle: Somerset would prefer a player for T20 Blast's duration - Matthew Maynard - Somerset director of cricket Matt Maynard hints that West Indies batsman Chris Gayle may not return to Taunton in 2017.
  • Shayon Harrison: Yeovil Town sign Tottenham Hotspur striker on loan - League Two Yeovil Town sign teenage striker Shayon Harrison on loan from Tottenham Hotspur until the end of the season.
  • Pilot Eric 'Winkle' Brown's medals unveiled by Navy museum - Medals awarded to the Royal Navy's most decorated pilot, Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown, are unveiled in Somerset.
  • Date for closure of Bath Community Academy announced - An academy school - which has had consistently low pupil numbers - will close at the end of the 2018 summer term.
  • Upside down trapped horse rescued near Bristol - Firefighters in Bristol rescue a horse which had become trapped upside down between a wall and building.
  • New festival from Glastonbury will be Variety Bazaar - Glastonbury organisers reveal name of new festival which will be separate and in a different place.
  • Bath's Catt named in England squad - Defending champions England name three uncapped players in their Six Nations squad, and also recall Maro Itoje and James Haskell after injury.
  • European Challenge Cup: Bath v Pau - Team news as Bath host Pau in Saturday's European Challenge Cup fixture at the Recreation Ground (15:00 GMT).
  • West Brom: Andre Wright's Yeovil loan off after EFL Trophy game - West Brom criticise 'unclear' EFL Trophy rules after Andre Wright's loan move to Yeovil has to be called off.
  • Dean Elgar: Somerset sign South Africa opener as overseas player - South Africa opener Dean Elgar joins Somerset as their overseas player for 2017.
  • Concussion is most commonly reported Premiership match injury - Concussion remains the most commonly reported match injury in the Premiership, accounting for approximately 25% of the total.
  • Tom Arscott: Sale Sharks player met brother before Bristol Premiership match - Sale's Tom Arscott met Bristol back and brother Luke Arscott before their game on 1 January, says Bristol coach Mark Tainton.
  • Andre Wright: Yeovil Town sign West Bromwich striker on loan - League Two Yeovil Town sign West Bromwich Albion striker Andre Wright on loan until the end of the season.
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  • Trump inauguration: President vows to end 'American carnage' - New president makes rallying cry in speech, promising jobs, border security and to "put America first".
  • Rigopiano avalanche: Ten found alive in Italy hotel after two days - Four children are among 10 survivors found after an avalanche buried a hotel in central Italy.
  • Survivors pulled from avalanche hotel after two days - Rescue workers cheer as they pulled the first survivors from the buried ruins of the Italian hotel.
  • Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry: 'Widespread abuse' in children's homes - Children's homes run by some churches, charities and state institutions in NI were the scene of widespread abuse and mistreatment of young residents, a report finds.
  • The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh 'to quit and leave' - The Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh has agreed to step down, officials involved in negotiations say.
  • Dean Saunders inquest: Jury finds serious failings in case - Mental health services and the prison system "let down" an inmate who electrocuted himself, a jury finds.
  • Prince William to leave air ambulance in the summer - The Duke of Cambridge will leave his job and take on more royal duties, Kensington Palace says.
  • BT announces price hikes for broadband, landline and sport - Broadband costs will rise by between 5% and 6% while free BT Sport is to end for TV customers.
  • Steven Gerrard: Liverpool to hire former captain as youth coach - Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is to return to the Premier League club as a youth coach.
  • Leonne Weeks: Man charged with murder of 16-year-old - The 16-year-old was found stabbed on a pathway near Rotherham.
  • Osborne to join investment giant BlackRock as adviser - Former chancellor George Osborne is hired to advise the world's largest fund manager, BlackRock.
  • El Chapo: US prosecutors seek $14bn seizure from drug lord - US lawyers want to seize billions from the extradited Mexican drug lord who denies trafficking charges.
  • Police Taser race group founder in the face - The Afro-Caribbean community leader was mistaken by officers for a wanted man.
  • Nigel Farage hired by Fox News as a political analyst - The former UKIP leader will contribute to Fox News' main channel and business network.
  • US President Donald Trump's first speech - It was 20 minutes long and touched on jobs, patriotism, rebuilding, radical Islam and winning. We have boiled it down to two and a half.