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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Prolific shoplifter steals cooker appliance and two vacuums from The Range - court latest - CARLEY Elaine Amelia Bussell, 36, of no fixed address, has been handed a community order after admitting eight counts of theft at Taunton Magistrates' Courts.
  • Shopper's nightmare trying to leave retail park car park - SHOPPER Simon Helliar-Moore was more than a little frustrated after going shopping in Taunton this morning.
  • Will the council allow developers to build 18 homes on farmland? - A HOUSEBUILDER is proposing to build 18 homes on a field not included in plats allocated for development by the council.
  • Taunton Deane agrees to phase out single-use plastics to help environment - TAUNTON Deane Borough Council is looking to become one of the leading environmentally-friendly towns after passing two forward-thinking resolutions.
  • Vigil to pay tribute to woman days after murder suspect appears in court - SCORES of people are expected to brave the cold to pay tribute to a popular woman a week after she was allegedly murdered in a Taunton park.
  • See where Greggs is planning to open its latest bakery - GREGGS, the UK's largest bakery chain, is coming to Minehead.
  • Man charged with Heather Jordan's murder appears at Taunton Magistrates' Court - A 52-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murder in a Taunton park last week.
  • Time running out to have your say on A358 plans - THERE are just a few days left to have your say on the A358 consultation.
  • Temperatures plunge with 'flurries of snow' expected over the next five days - SOMERSET has been spared heavy snowfall so far this season while other parts of the country have been buried by the white stuff.
  • How to become a fugitive in the next series of Hunted - IF you think you have what it takes to evade former police and intelligence professionals, then Channel 4 wants to hear from you.
  • First woman president of NFU will need to work hard to shake union’s ‘dinosaur’ image - FARMERS will welcome the NFU’s first woman president as a breath of fresh air but she will have to work to keep farming at the forefront of the Brexit debate, Conservative MP Ian Liddell-Grainger has warned.
  • Anti-social behaviour hub in Taunton closed by police - A HOUSE that was a hub of antisocial behaviour has been closed by the police. 
  • Former Taunton marine turned Polar explorer gets ready for his 15th trip - A FORMER Taunton marine who has raised more than £6million for charity is getting ready to embark on his next adventure.
  • Man named and charged with Heather Jordan's murder - POLICE have charged Martin Corns, 52, of Denmark Terrace, Taunton, with the murder of Heather Jordan.
  • Fight to save dying woman in Taunton park as children played nearby - inquest hearing - A MAN has told how he frantically fought to save the life of a dying woman in front of children playing in a park.
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  • Catherine Wells-Burr's killers in Poland deportation appeal - Tadevsz Dmytryszyn and Anna Lagwinowicz were jailed for murdering Catherine Wells-Burr in 2012.
  • Premiership: Bath 33-32 Sale Sharks - Makeshift fly-half James Wilson kicks Bath to a narrow victory over Sale, converting Zach Mercer's late try
  • Weston-super-Mare wardens suffer 'vile' abuse over parking - They have been punched, spat at and have had eggs thrown at them, North Somerset Council says.
  • Taunton park death: Man charged with murder - Heather Jordan's body was found in a park in Taunton on Sunday morning.
  • Archaeologists have found the Roman Baths oldest mosaic - Archaeologists have found the oldest mosaic ever uncovered at the Roman Baths site in Bath.
  • 'Whatever the medication is doing, it's keeping me going' - People with a history of depression tell the BBC about their experiences of taking anti-depressants
  • Bath conservatives sorry for Jack Monroe '£10 food' tweet - The original tweet said parents who could not meet this budget were "indolent or dysfunctional".
  • Taulupe Faletau return a 'massive boost' for Bath, says Todd Blackadder - Wales international Taulupe Faletau's return is a "massive boost" for Bath, says director of rugby Todd Blackadder.
  • Bath hospital chronic pain therapy 'life changing' - Woman with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome says therapy has changed her life.
  • Fire service introduces pet oxygen masks on all engines - Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue is introducing pet oxygen masks on all of its engines
  • Yeovil Town 0-1 Carlisle United - Hallam Hope scores the only goal as Carlisle claim a third successive League Two victory with by winning at Yeovil.
  • Tom Abell: Somerset captain signs new three-year deal - Somerset captain Tom Abell signs a new contract at Taunton until the end of the 2021 season.
  • Stuart Nelson: Yeovil Town sign former Gillingham keeper until end of the season - League Two side Yeovil Town sign former Gillingham goalkeeper Stuart Nelson until end of the season.
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  • Florida shooting: US airlines join other firms in dropping NRA - The school shooting in Florida has led to fresh calls for tougher gun controls in the US.
  • Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers dies aged 53 - Her agency confirms the Vicar of Dibley actress died on Wednesday and would be "greatly missed".
  • Syria war: Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500' - On the seventh day of government bombing of a rebel enclave, the UN struggles to agree a ceasefire.
  • Winter Olympics: Great Britain's women lose to Japan in bronze-medal match - Great Britain's women curlers lose 5-3 to Japan in the bronze-medal match at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
  • Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan's dramatic wait for big air bronze - Great Britain's Billy Morgan seals an historic bronze medal in the men's snowboard big air in a dramatic final, which saw many of the favourites crash out.
  • Chelmsford's homeless community voices shock at man's doorway death - Homeless people are bracing themselves for an expected drop in temperatures.
  • Euromillions results: UK ticket holder wins £78m - The British winner split the £156m jackpot with another ticket holder from Spain
  • Two in court over Coventry brothers 'hit-and-run' deaths - A man and woman are charged with causing the deaths of brothers Corey and Casper Platt-May in Coventry.
  • MP Ben Bradley to apologise for Corbyn tweet - Labour says Ben Bradley will apologise and make a donation to charity over what he wrote in a tweet.
  • Johnny Hallyday estate: Bardot wades into France family row - The film legend urges Johnny Hallyday's widow to give some of his money to his older children.
  • Red Cross reveals 21 staff paid for sexual services - The humanitarian aid agency reveals 21 staff have left for sexual misconduct since 2015.
  • 'Groped by Holy Mosque guard during Hajj' in Mecca - A number of women have taken to social media to say they've been sexually assaulted during the Hajj pilgrimage.
  • Why the UK will be so cold next week - Temperatures are expected to plunge in Britain next week with the possibility of more snow – but why?
  • The UK's first male basketball cheerleader - After battling stereotypes, Terrell Lawrence finds his calling as a cheerleader.
  • Wrexham pub offers discount to diners who lock phones away - Customers at a pub in Wrexham must agree to lock their phones in a box throughout their meal.