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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • UPDATE: Motorcyclist taken to hospital after crash - A MOTORCYCLIST has been taken to hospital after a crash in Taunton.
  • Estate agency staff's 150-mile 'spin' cycle for charity - STAFF at an estate agents were suffering from saddle soreness after a marathon cycling fundraiser.
  • Police and fire crews called to crash on the M5 - POLICE and fire crews were called to a crash on the motorway.
  • Huish students design Somerset Day website - A GROUP of tech-savvy IT students from Richard Huish College were chosen to complete a website design project for Passion for Somerset to help promote and celebrate Somerset Day.
  • Man suffers fractured jaw and six arrested after assault in Taunton - POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man sustained a fractured jaw after a violent assault in Taunton. 
  • Business election hustings for Taunton Deane residents - HAVE you got a business related question to put to our candidates standing in the General Election? 
  • Love Somerset food and drink? Here's how to get yours for cheaper - PHASE two of the Buy Somerset campaign has been launched following the success of the project’s pilot.
  • Vehicle fire on Six Acres Close - FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a vehicle fire in Taunton. 
  • Pre-school celebrates after going from 'Inadequate' to 'Good' - WEST Monkton Pre-School is celebrating a remarkable turnaround after receiving a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating, having been graded as ‘inadequate’ during its previous inspection.
  • LETTER: Tip trouble was 'miscommunication' - WE regret that miscommunication appears to have led to problems for Mr Magee disposing of rubbish (Tip trouble, Postbag, May 18) when he obtained a van permit for someone else to take it to a recycling site.
  • LIVE BLOG: Somerset v Hampshire day three as it happened - Somerset chasing 220 to win on day three of their County Championship match with Hampshire at the Cooper Associates County Ground.
  • Problems with your better half? Best sort it before the summer holidays by seeing Relate - COUPLES whose relationship could be in trouble are being advised to try and sort things out before the children break up for the summer holidays.
  • Charity appeal for volunteer first aiders to help at events - CHARITY St John Ambulance is looking for new volunteers to become first aiders in Taunton and you can apply here now.
  • WEATHER WARNING: Heavy rain and thunder set for Somerset - THE MET Office has updated their yellow weather warning for rain in the South West. 
  • Former teacher in Taunton wins volunteering award - A TAUNTON woman who helps support and inspire people with diabetes has won a volunteering award from leading charity Diabetes UK.
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  • Taunton race attack good Samaritan assaulted - Victim was "repeatedly punched in the face" while standing up for two women.
  • Man charged over hoax bomb calls - Calls made included threats to a police headquarters, a hospital and a bus station.
  • Human skull found on Portishead coast 'hundreds of years old' - It was found by a member of the public at Redcliff Bay in Portishead in March.
  • Bristol vet joins children's brain surgeon to treat epilepsy in dogs - The dogs are fitted with pacemaker type devices to stop them from having fits.
  • Man 'denied job interview due to guide dog' lands new role - Ian Brooks from Glastonbury says he has been out of work for years because of his visual impairment.
  • Marine A: 'Only those present know the full story' - Blackman received a life sentence in 2013 but his murder conviction was reduced to manslaughter.
  • David Denton: Worcester sign Bath's 35-times capped Scotland international forward - Worcester Warriors sign Bath and Scotland international forward David Denton, who can play in the back row or at lock.
  • Beth Howard: Yeovil Town Ladies re-sign goalkeeper after graduation - Yeovil Town Ladies re-sign goalkeeper Beth Howard after she graduates from university in the United States.
  • Somerset v Hampshire: Hosts fail in third-day run chase at Taunton - Hampshire win by 90 runs to inflict bottom-of-the-table Somerset's third loss from four Division One games this season.
  • Yeovil Town Ladies suffer narrow WSL 1 loss - The WSL 1 Spring Series title race swings into Chelsea's hands as they thrash Liverpool 7-0, while rivals Man City lose.
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  • Election 2017: SNP manifesto calls for referendum 'at end of Brexit process' - Nicola Sturgeon says referendum should be held "not now, but when the final terms of the deal are known"
  • Jeremy Corbyn struggles over cost of childcare policy - Jeremy Corbyn stumbles over the cost of his party's plan to offer free childcare to two-year-olds.
  • Zoo tiger death: Rosa King 'always loved' job, mother says - The mother of Rosa King, who died at Hamerton Park, says her zoo work was "what she always loved".
  • Ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs - The modified drug might help put an end to resistant superbug infections, experts hope.
  • Manchester attack: Victoria railway station reopens - The station, attached to Manchester Arena, was shut after the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert.
  • Ryanair expects lower fares but reports record profits - The airline says fares will fall by up to 7% this year as it reports a record annual profit.
  • May and Corbyn quizzed by Paxman - PM Theresa May and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn were interviewed separately by broadcaster Jeremy Paxman.
  • Manuel Noriega, Panama ex-strongman, dies at 83 - The former military ruler was ousted by a US invasion in 1989 and convicted of drug trafficking.
  • Tiger Woods: Alcohol 'not involved' in arrest - The golfer says an "unexpected reaction" to medication led to his arrest while driving in Florida.
  • BA delays: British Airways restores full flight schedule - But the airline warns it "may take some time" to reunite travellers with their bags.
  • Vigil marks one week since Manchester attack - Hundreds of people gathered in St Ann’s Square to mark one week since the Manchester Arena attack.
  • Mother jailed for murdering children by driving into Australian lake - A judge says Akon Guode showed a "catastrophic" betrayal of trust when she killed three of her children.
  • Australia plans to deny passports to convicted paedophiles - The "world-first" proposal would stop registered sex offenders going overseas, the government says.
  • Election blind dates: Nigel Farage and Rachel Johnson - Ex-UKIP leader Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson's sister Rachel were sent on a political blind date.
  • Does Wonder Woman live up to the hype? - Find out what the critics thought of the new Wonder Woman film starring Gal Gadot in the title role.