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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Pub landlord resigns as assault conviction comes to light - A LANDLORD who took over a village pub less than two months ago has agreed to give up the role after it emerged he beat up the landlady in a pub where he previously worked.
  • Sadness as Taunton prepares to lose its mayor - TAUNTON faces the prospect in a little over a year's time of being the only major town in Somerset without a mayor.
  • Fake bomb detector fraudster's jail term extended - A FRAUDSTER behind a fake bomb detector business has been told he must spend more time in prison.
  • Taunton man in court facing fraud charges - A BUSINESSMAN has appeared in court in connection with an alleged plot which saw an American dementia sufferer flown to the UK.
  • Charity raises more than £400 at wine tasting - Local charity Somerset Sight ran their first wine tasting evening for over 40 people at Majestic Wine in Taunton.
  • New boundary plans revealed for Somerset West and Taunton Council - BATTLE lines for next year’s local elections are closer to being drawn after councillors backed plans for ward boundaries.
  • Adults and kids stunned as play cafe closes - CUSTOMERS have been shocked to hear that a cafe where parents could enjoy a cuppa while their children played has closed.
  • Taunton man denies murdering young woman in park - A TAUNTON man has today (Tuesday) denied he murdered a young woman in a park in the town.
  • Paralympian in £25,000 appeal to make it to Tokyo 2020 Games - A CHAMPION dressage rider is in a race against time to raise £25,000 to be in with a chance of competing at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.
  • More than 30 thefts from cars in Taunton this month - POLICE are warning vehicle owners to up security following a spate of thefts from cars in the Taunton area.
  • Record numbers using Taunton Foodbank - is benefits system to blame? - THE boss of Taunton Foodbank blames "issues" over a Government benefit for record numbers of people at risk of going hungry, according to figures released today (Tuesday).
  • Three 15-year-olds rushed to hospital after canalside drugs binge - THREE schoolboys from Taunton were rushed to hospital following an adverse reaction to illegal and prescription drugs.
  • Mysterious UFO caught on camera during lightning storm - A READER captured a mysterious falling object during a storm in Bridgwater over the weekend...
  • TRAFFIC: Woman taken to hospital and delays on A3038 following a crash - A WOMAN has been taken to hospital and there are delays on the A3038 in Taunton following a crash.
  • 21 new apartments could be built on former union HQ - A UNION'S former regional HQ in the centre of Taunton could be converted into a 21-apartment development.
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