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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • INQUEST: Family hit out at mental health services after helicopter engineer took his own life in River Parrett - A RETIRED helicopter engineer who struggled with his mental health took his own life after he entered the River Parrett on the 25th anniversary of his mother's death, an inquest heard.
  • Deadline approaches to nominate young people for the Somerset Anne Frank Awards - THE deadline to nominate anyone under the age of 18 for the Somerset Anne Frank awards is fast approaching.
  • Happy anniversary to this golden couple - A TAUNTON couple have been looking back on 50 years of marriage as their golden wedding anniversary approaches.
  • Community comes together to save beloved postman after 'unfair' sacking - A COMMUNITY has rallied round a town postman after he was sacked over an incident involving a wrongly-applied handbrake.
  • UPDATE: Taunton KFC now open - TAUNTON KFC is now open after the company announced yesterday the store was forced to close due to 'equipment failure'.
  • Peter Andre and Emily MacDonagh reveal name of new baby son - IT MAY have taken two weeks, but Peter Andre has finally revealed the name of his newborn son.
  • PICTURES & VIDEO: Huge new bells delivered to St Mary Magdalene Church in Taunton - A PROJECT to refurbish the bells at one of Taunton’s iconic churches is nearing completion.
  • Crowds flock to South West Winter Fair livestock auction - DOZENS of people flocked to the annual South West Winter Fair livestock auction.
  • Win your Christmas turkey at the Trident meat bingo - AFTER 20 years of organising fundraising events, one Taunton woman is hosting her last event. 
  • UPDATE : M5 southbound clear after crash in Clevedon - THE M5 southbound is now clear after a crash in Clevedon earlier today halted traffic and left one lane closed.
  • Footballer 'sexually abused' at Southampton later signed for Taunton Town - A FORMER Taunton Town footballer has told how he was sexually abused during his time in the youth set up at a top club.
  • Brave Taunton teenager joins campaign to promote facial equality - A TAUNTON teenager has become one of the faces of a campaign aiming to change people’s perception of facial disfigurements.
  • Latest results from Taunton Magistrates' Courts - RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.
  • Plans to collect bins every THREE WEEKS across Somerset revealed - RESIDENTS in Taunton Deane could soon be having their bins collected every three weeks.
  • 1950s window display from Wellington dementia charity - A WELLINGTON-based dementia charity held a special Christmas event to celebrate the 1950s.
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  • Walk launches River Avon memorial appeal - Friends of a student who drowned launch an appeal to build a monument to the 11 others who have lost their lives in the river.
  • Sewage leak shuts children's play area in Bath - A children's play area in Bath is temporarily closed due to a sewage leak.
  • Cardiff Blues v Bath - Cardiff Blues maintain their 100% European Challenge Cup record with a comfortable home win over Bath at the Arms Park.
  • Yeovil Town: Has quintet living together helped team spirit amid rise up League Two? - BBC Points West visits five Yeovil Town players who live together to find out how that is helping them climb the table.
  • Max Schubert: Bath skier selected for England Under-14 Alpine squad - Watch 13-year-old Bath skier Max Schubert in training as he is selected for the the England Under-14 Alpine squad.
  • Formula 1's Jenson Button awarded honorary degree in Bath - Retired racer Jenson Button MBE adds an honorary degree in engineering to his list of achievements.
  • England's Big Picture: 5 - 11 December - Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England
  • Yeovil Town 0-1 Barnet - Barnet scored with their only shot on target to snatch a narrow victory away at Yeovil.
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  • Istanbul blasts 'leave 13 dead' - Two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, kill at least 13 people, reports say.
  • Kenya Naivasha: Many feared dead in oil tanker blast - Many people are feared dead after an oil tanker explodes on a road in Naivasha, Kenya.
  • Islamic State fighters 're-enter ancient Palmyra' in Syria - IS fighters have re-entered Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian city, activists say.
  • Teenager charged with double murder after Ipswich stabbings - A 17-year-old boy is charged with the murder of two men who were stabbed at a travellers' camp.
  • Boy, 4, dies after being hit by car in Thame - A four-year-old boy dies after being knocked down by a car in Oxfordshire.
  • 'Nervous' Patti Smith forgets Bob Dylan lyrics - Patti Smith forgets the words to Bob Dylan's song, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall, at his Nobel Literature Prize ceremony in Stockholm.
  • Jeremy Corbyn speech disrupted by Syria protesters - Human rights campaigners disrupt a Jeremy Corbyn speech, in protest at Labour's response to the Syrian war.
  • AA Gill: Sunday Times critic dies after cancer diagnosis - Sunday Times restaurant critic AA Gill dies aged 62, three weeks after revealing he had cancer.
  • 'Ecstasy' teenager found dead in Manchester hotel - A 19-year-old girl has been found dead in a Manchester city centre hotel after taking ecstasy, police say.
  • Nicola Payne: Parents speak of 'heartbreak' 25 years after daughter's disappearance - The parents of Nicola Payne say they still have hope of finding their daughter as they mark the 25th anniversary of the teenager's disappearance.
  • Doctors call for ban on diesel engines in London - A campaign led by medical professionals is calling for all diesel cars to be banned from London.
  • Rare painting of Henry VIII's 'lost palace' saved from export - A rare watercolour which was at risk of being exported from the UK has been bought by the Victoria & Albert museum.
  • Leicester City stun Man City - Jamie Vardy scores a hat-trick as Leicester City pull off a stunning victory over an out-of sorts Manchester City.
  • Gove: Friendship with Camerons 'strained' over Brexit - Michael Gove admits his decision to back Leave in the EU referendum put "a significant strain" on he and his wife's friendship with David and Samantha Cameron.
  • Birmingham couple buys house for asylum seekers - A couple saving for their own home have bought a house for asylum seekers instead.