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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Funding for Watchet harbour wall redesign approved - A total of £750,000 is allocated to reinforce harbour walls in Watchet which were damaged in December.
  • Brexit: Tears and relief as the UK's MEPs bid farewell - It's been a "grim" last week for some but others are "delighted" to be leaving the European Parliament.
  • Samuel Coleridge: Fans of romantic poet sought as guides - The National Trust is looking for new volunteers to help visitors to the poet's former home.
  • Grayson Perry on his new exhibition and being an 'outsider' - The celebrated artist has put together a new exhibition of some of his earliest works.
  • Weston level-crossing death: Friends of teenager want safety improved - Teenager Evie Wright was killed by a train in Weston on her way home from school in 2018.
  • Court closures 'stressing out' victims and witnesses, report says - Barristers say "chaotic scenes" are being played out across the country because of the closures.
  • Fossil find: Ichthyosaur may be named after dogs that found it - Jon Gopsill and dogs Poppy and Sam found the 190 million year old ichthyosaur on a Somerset beach.
  • 'Huge number' of feral cats neutered in Somerset - Volunteers in Taunton and Wellington trapped and neutered 109 feral cats and kittens in 2019.
  • Snowshoe artist Simon Beck's vast snow art in Colorado - Simon Beck battled high winds and "very light" snow in Colorado to create eight intricate drawings.
  • Children's book inspired by Somerset's 1607 killer wave - About 2,000 people are thought to have died in the catastrophic flooding in Somerset in 1607.
  • Sports Direct worker 'shaken' after PC basketball spat - Charlotte Cox says the incident has changed the way she sees male police officers.
  • Premiership: Bath 13-10 Leicester Tigers - Tom Homer's two tries earn home win - Tom Homer scores both of Bath's tries as they edge past Leicester Tigers in a low-scoring Premiership encounter.
  • Woking 1-0 Yeovil Town - Woking move to within touching distance of the National League play-off places with victory over Yeovil.
  • Six Nations 2020: England call up eight uncapped players - England head coach Eddie Jones names eight uncapped players in his 34-man squad for the Six Nations.
  • Ulster 22-15 Bath: Ulster reach Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals - Ulster clinch a quarter-final spot in the Heineken Champions Cup with a 22-15 win over Bath at Kingspan Stadium.
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