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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • BREAKING: Marine A to be freed from prison 'within a couple of weeks' - ALEXANDER Blackman, also known as Marine A has had his murder conviction downgraded to manslaughter and has been handed a sentence of seven years.
  • RECOGNISE THIS MAN?: Investigation following theft at Taunton firm - POLICE are investigating a theft from Bradford’s Tools, on Wellington Road, Taunton, on Thursday, March 9.
  • REVEALED: Proposed route of Henlade by-pass and new M5 junction - 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).
  • 'Ban nuclear weapons' plea from Taunton group - TAUNTON is leading the way in efforts to ban nuclear weapons.
  • Over £2,300 raised for Taunton-based cancer charity - PROPERTY company Scotsgrove Holdings Ltd, of Taunton, has donated £1,000 to Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment.
  • £10,000 appeal to repair chapel windows honouring war dead - 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.
  • SOMERSET MURDER: Police appeal 30 years after dog walker killed in woods - POLICE are appealing for information to help solve the horrific murder case of a dog walker butchered 30 years ago.
  • Why you won't be able to buy a rabbit at Pets at Home over Easter - 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.
  • Bishop Fox's School celebrates "good" Ofsted result - A SECONDARY school in Taunton is celebrating after receiving a "good" Ofsted report. 
  • Innovative alert card scheme for chemotherapy patient shortlisted for award - 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.
  • Could Marine A be freed today? - 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.
  • Chimney fire in Old Cleeve - THERE have been reports of a fire near Taunton. 
  • Catch a free ride at Taunton Vintage Bus Day - A RANGE of classic vehicles will be on display during the fifth Taunton Vintage Bus Day.
  • Around 70 expected on pubs walk in aid of charity - ORGANISERS of a sponsored walk are hoping around 70 participants will join in to raise thousands of pounds for the Alzheimers Society.
  • TRAFFIC: Suspected broken down van blocking exit slip road lane on M5 - A VAN has reportedly broken down coming off the M5 in Taunton. 
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