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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Simple Minds will be 'alive and kicking' in Taunton next month - THERE are moments when, as a dad, you are so uncool, so square, it’s unbelievable.
  • Church to appoint parish nurse in care, faith and healing initiative - A VOLUNTEER parish nurse will offer people in an area of Taunton "care, faith and healing".
  • COLUMN: Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow on tackling fake news - THERE’S no denying that our society is increasingly addicted to devices that deliver a constant stream of information and messages via Facebook, Twitter, Google and the internet in general.
  • Passer by reports fire in ground floor flat - THE cause of a lounge fire at around midday today (Saturday) is being investigated.
  • Market? What market? Road sign indicates non-existent destination - THERE'S been plenty of talk over the past ten years about the former livestock market in Taunton.
  • Injured ex-Marine bares his soul in world's biggest arts festival - A FORMER Royal Marine who suffered the horrors of war himself is taking to the stage to thank the First World War generation.
  • Mum and daughters don wedding dresses years down the line - and they still fit - A MOTHER and her two daughters have rolled back the years and slipped back into their wedding dresses.
  • Village's first ever scarecrow trail over Bank Holiday - NORTON Fitzwarren Village Hall hosts the village's inaugural scarecrow festival over the Bank Holiday weekend.
  • Businessman's salt cave plans for a healthy sea breeze in historic chapel - A HEALTHY blast of salty sea air could soon be experienced in a historic former chapel.
  • Dangerous 'leaning wall of Taunton' could be demolished and rebuilt - THE owners of a long section of a wall in danger of collapsing onto a pavement are applying for permission to knock it down and rebuild it.
  • PHOTOS: Dog owner from squalid home jailed for failing to get their fighting injuries treated - A DOG owner has been jailed for leaving her two pets suffering with untreated fighting injuries in squalid conditions.
  • Somerset GPs remind patients to get right treatment over Bank Holiday - SOMERSET'S GPs and health professionals are asking people to help themselves and the NHS over the Bank Holiday (Monday, August 27) by getting the right treatment for their level of ill health.
  • Heatwave partly to blame for surge in patients attending A&E in Taunton, health chiefs claim - HUNDREDS more people attended Musgrove Park Hospital's A&E department in July, with some health chiefs saying the summer heatwave had an impact.
  • SAVE OUTREACH: Arc provides opportunities that get lives back on track - SUPPORTING Taunton’s homelessness charity means providing well-rounded care for those in need.
  • ONE CARROT GOLD: Lost ring re-emerges 12 years later - on a carrot in family veg plot - A RING lost in its owner's garden 12 years ago has turned up - on a carrot.
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  • Somerset lost gold ring found on carrot dug up for dinner - The 40th birthday present was lost in a vegetable garden in Somerset 12 years ago.
  • Yeovil Town Ladies sign Amber Gaylor and Bonnie Horwood with new deal for Megan Walsh - Megan Walsh signs a new deal at Yeovil Town Ladies, who have also signed Amber Gaylor and Bonnie Horwood.
  • South Western Railway workers hold fifth guard strike - South Western Railway and the RMT union are in dispute over the future role of guards.
  • Notts County 0-4 Yeovil Town - Alex Fisher gets the first hat-trick of his career at Yeovil thrash Notts County at Meadow Lane.
  • Bath rape victim in appeal to trace suspect Ben Uamburu - Rape suspect Ben Uamburu may have worked as a builder and has contacts in several UK cities.
  • Bath NHS jobs for trio after learning disability placements - The group was part of a project to people with autism and other disabilities find paid work.
  • 'I try to keep my herd pure' says Exmoor cattle farmer - Shiamala Comer has bred Red Ruby cattle on Exmoor for 18 years.
  • Heatwave reveals England's lost prehistoric sites - Neolithic monuments, Iron Age settlements and a Roman farm have all been made visible in crop marks.
  • Dog owners take their pets paddleboarding at Bradford-on-Avon - Taking on one of the UK's fastest growing water sports with man's best friend.
  • Hinkley Point nuclear site dumping off Cardiff Bay delayed - The move has proved controversial, with thousands signing a petition opposing the move.
  • Carabao Cup: Aston Villa beat Yeovil 1-0 with late Conor Hourihane strike - Aston Villa survive a scare to overcome League Two side Yeovil Town and reach the Carabao Cup second round.
  • Boardmasters: Boy, 17, arrested over festival rape - A 16-year-old girl is attacked at the Boardmasters festival in Cornwall.
  • Beatboxing vicar Gavin Teyte to judge world championships - Reverend Gavin Tyte has been chosen as a judge for the World Beatboxing Championships in Berlin.
  • Somerset unicyclist completes round-the-world trip - Ed Pratt's 21,000-mile epic journey has raised £300,000 for charity.
  • T20 Blast: Notts Outlaws & Sussex Sharks claim final two T20 quarter-final spots - Defending T20 Blast champions Notts Outlaws and Sussex Sharks win their final group games to secure the last two quarter-final spots.
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  • Kerala floods: Rescue efforts step up as rains begin to ease - India's armed forces winch flood victims to safety as deadly monsoon rains ease briefly in Kerala.
  • Brexit vote campaign gets £1m from Superdry co-founder - Multi-millionaire tycoon says he donated because "we have a genuine chance to turn this around".
  • Ariana Grande breaks down talking about Manchester Arena attack - "The truth is, it's scary. It's scary going anywhere. You look at places differently."
  • New Zealand politician cycles to hospital to give birth - The 42-week pregnant New Zealander got on her bike because "there wasn't enough space in the car".
  • The humanist who leads a chaplaincy team - Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS.
  • Police and council sorry for 'victim-blaming' tweet - Merseyside Police and Liverpool Council advised women not to become vulnerable to a sex attack.
  • UK investigates WW2 shipwreck looting claims - The defence secretary says he is "very concerned" to hear claims that four wrecks in Asia had been targeted.
  • Scot placed on FBI's 'most wanted' list - Glasgow-born James Ward, 65, is alleged to have operated a precious metals fraud scheme in the US.
  • Third of farmed fruit and veg deemed 'too ugly to sell' - Researchers say a lot of farmed produce never reaches supermarkets because it is misshapen or the wrong size.
  • Mueller inquiry: White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe - The New York Times says Don McGahn "co-operated extensively" with the Russia inquiry.
  • 'Hero' British paraglider killed in Macedonia mid-air crash - Innes Powell and another pilot were fatally injured during a competition in Macedonia.
  • Beards galore at British championships - Hirsute competitors were judged in 21 categories of facial hair.
  • Australia drought: New South Wales town 'mobbed' by thirsty emus - The birds are on desperately seeking water as Australia suffers its worst drought in a generation.
  • Harry Potter wand teaches children to code - A magic wand designed to teach children how to code has been revealed.
  • Dementia patient to finally see Mamma Mia at special screening - Shirley Lewis will see the film after being made to feel unwelcome at a previous screening.