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stevep | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm
- ALEXANDER Blackman, also known as Marine A has had his murder conviction downgraded to manslaughter and has been handed a sentence of seven years. -
POLICE are investigating a theft from Bradford’s Tools, on Wellington Road, Taunton, on Thursday, March 9.
THE route of a proposed new section of road to speed up traffic on one of the busiest roads in Somerset has been revealed today (Tuesday).
TAUNTON is leading the way in efforts to ban nuclear weapons.
- PROPERTY company Scotsgrove Holdings Ltd, of Taunton, has donated £1,000 to Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment. -
AN appeal has been launched to help restore a school chapel built to honour former students killed in the First World War - in time for next year's 100th anniversary of the end of the conflict.
POLICE are appealing for information to help solve the horrific murder case of a dog walker butchered 30 years ago.
- PETS at Home in Taunton is to stop selling rabbits over Easter as part of a nationwide initiative to educate children on the importance of responsible pet ownership. - A SECONDARY school in Taunton is celebrating after receiving a "good" Ofsted report. -
AN INNOVATIVE scheme which has enabled more chemotherapy patients to get vital antibiotics in a set time at a Taunton hospital has been shortlisted for an award.
A FORMER Royal Marine from Taunton who is in prison for the fatal shooting of a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan finds out today if he is to be freed or must serve more time behind bars.
THERE have been reports of a fire near Taunton.
A RANGE of classic vehicles will be on display during the fifth Taunton Vintage Bus Day.
ORGANISERS of a sponsored walk are hoping around 70 participants will join in to raise thousands of pounds for the Alzheimers Society.
A VAN has reportedly broken down coming off the M5 in Taunton.
- Alexander Blackman's murder conviction was cut to manslaughter after a high-profile campaign. - The body of 66-year-old Helen Fleet was found in woodland near Weston-super-Mare, Somerset in 1987. - MTR will run one of the UK's biggest franchises, along with majority stakeholder First Group. - Two firms which lost out on decommissioning 12 nuclear sites will get £97.5m compensation. - Engineers have completed track repairs between Westbury and Castle Cary and the line has reopened. - A mayor election is happening in May but what would you ask the candidates about transport in the West? - Britain's Jo Muir and Myles Pillage win the first World Cup medal of their careers with mixed relay silver in Cairo. - Chris Ashton scores twice as champions Saracens run in eight tries to hammer Bath at Allianz Park. - Footballer Sarah Wiltshire and netballer Asha Francis on what it is like to juggle sporting ambition with newborn babies. - A mature stag has learnt how to use its antlers to lift bird feeders off garden trees. - Bath sign fly-half Josh Lewis from Welsh Premiership side Ebbw Vale ahead of 2017-18 on an undisclosed-length deal. - Exeter City fight back from 3-0 down in the 88th minute to earn an unlikely draw at home to local rivals Yeovil Town. - Britain's Kate French claims her first modern pentathlon World Cup win with a dominant performance in Cairo.
- The letter will be delivered to the EU on Wednesday, marking formal notice of the UK's exit. - Environmentalists warn Mr Trump's order will have serious consequences at home and abroad. - The French presidential candidate's wife is accused of being paid public money for a "fake job". - A former employer describes Masood as the "antithesis of a violent radical". - Camera traps caught images of the critically endangered Indochinese tigers in eastern Thailand. - The 42-year-old was last seen in Nottingham city centre on Monday. - Paralysed man says he is "wowed" after implants allow him to regain control of his right arm. - Though the French presidential candidate still thinks Great Britain will negotiate a good deal. - The ban also creates "commercial distortions" said IATA chief executive Alexandre de Juniac. - It is agreed by 69 votes to 59 that Nicola Sturgeon should make a request to the UK government. - Ministers defend the below-inflation deal but unions say NHS staff are being "taken for granted". - A 1,300km (800 miles) area is at dangerous risk of flooding after Cyclone Debbie, authorities warn. - A bid for freedom, or a step into the unknown? Theresa May's move to trigger Brexit negotiations is the story for Wednesday's newspaper front pages. - Rio Ferdinand shares how he found a way to help his children cope with their mother's death. - In 1985, Kim Cotton became Britain's first commercial surrogate mother