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Undercover child sexual exploitation operation produces 'shock' results - Somerset Live

Undercover child sexual exploitation operation produces 'shock' results  Somerset Live

A number of hotels in Somerset were visited by plain clothed police officers.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 6:03 pm


Plans for housing development near Highbridge railway station rejected - Somerset Live

Plans for housing development near Highbridge railway station rejected  Somerset Live

One councillor quipped 'Are we turning Somerset into London?' after accessing the plans.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 5:44 pm


Bath's 'first CGI shop' opens up in the city centre - Somerset Live

Bath's 'first CGI shop' opens up in the city centre  Somerset Live

The firm's founders want to shake up the industry for the better.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 5:02 pm


Jussie Smollett says he was 'truthful and consistent' after charges dropped - Somerset County Gazette

Jussie Smollett says he was 'truthful and consistent' after charges dropped  Somerset County Gazette

The Empire actor's lawyers said his record 'has been wiped clean'.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 4:58 pm


It's official! Frome Times is one of Somerset's biggest newspapers - Frome Times

It's official! Frome Times is one of Somerset's biggest newspapers  Frome Times

Frome Times is officially one of Somerset's biggest circulating newspapers! Our 13800 circulation puts Frome Times in the top three of all the newspapers in the ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 4:43 pm


MEP says 'divisive' Article 13 copyright law will not stops memes - Somerset County Gazette

MEP says 'divisive' Article 13 copyright law will not stops memes  Somerset County Gazette

The Copyright Directive, including Article 13, was approved by the European Parliament.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 4:27 pm


“Somerset Sisters” raise hundreds of pounds for vulnerable young people. - Frome Times

“Somerset Sisters” raise hundreds of pounds for vulnerable young people.  Frome Times

The team behind The Frome Independent have been overwhelmed by sales of their “Somerset Sister” T-shirts, which have now generated hundreds of pounds ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 3:59 pm


Frome Town v Taunton Town: Somerset Premier Cup semi-final preview - Somerset County Gazette

Frome Town v Taunton Town: Somerset Premier Cup semi-final preview  Somerset County Gazette

TAUNTON Town are sending a strong squad to Frome tonight as they go for a place in the Somerset Premier Cup final.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 3:33 pm


Burnham-on-Sea RFC win at Weston-super-Mare 2nds in Somerset Premier - Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Burnham-on-Sea RFC win at Weston-super-Mare 2nds in Somerset Premier  Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Somerset Premier. Weston-super-Mare 2nds 26, Burnham-on-Sea 2nds 28. THE Stags took the short trip over to Weston on Friday night for what turned out to be ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 3:16 pm


Speedboat killer will begin prison sentence in UK after extradition ordered - Somerset County Gazette

Speedboat killer will begin prison sentence in UK after extradition ordered  Somerset County Gazette

Jack Shepherd was convicted of manslaughter over the death of Charlotte Brown in 2015.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 1:48 pm


Court 'heartened' to hear heroin addict's vow to change life around - Somerset Live

Court 'heartened' to hear heroin addict's vow to change life around  Somerset Live

He appeared after a string of shoplifting offences and threatening behaviour.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 1:40 pm


Man dies at scene following single vehicle crash on A358 - Somerset Live

Man dies at scene following single vehicle crash on A358  Somerset Live

A man has been killed following an accident on the A358 this morning (March 26). Police were called to the scene, between House's Lane in Tatworth and King ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 1:13 pm


Downing Street condemns racist abuse of England footballers in Montenegro - Somerset County Gazette

Downing Street condemns racist abuse of England footballers in Montenegro  Somerset County Gazette

Theresa May's official spokesman said the Government wanted a 'strong and swift' response.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 1:09 pm


Ilminster Town beat Wrington Redhill in Somerset County League - Chard & Ilminster News

Ilminster Town beat Wrington Redhill in Somerset County League  Chard & Ilminster News

Somerset County Premier. Ilminster Town 2 ,Wrington 1. ANOTHER three points and win number 11 as the Blues enjoy one of their most successful seasons in ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 1:03 pm


MSPs raise redundancy fears over NHS pension changes - Somerset County Gazette

MSPs raise redundancy fears over NHS pension changes  Somerset County Gazette

The employer contribution rate for NHS pensions is due to increase from 14.9 to 20.9 next week.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:48 pm


Benjamin Netanyahu back in Israel to manage Gaza response - Somerset County Gazette

Benjamin Netanyahu back in Israel to manage Gaza response  Somerset County Gazette

Israel has bombed targets in the Strip while militants there have launched rockets at their neighbour.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:48 pm


Sedgemoor District Council commits £25,000 toward combating climate change - Somerset Live

Sedgemoor District Council commits £25,000 toward combating climate change  Somerset Live

Sedgemoor District Council has become the latest Somerset council to declare a climate emergency - but it won't be spending as much as one of its immediate ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:47 pm


Weston-super-Mare RFC's stadium plans receive boost from North Somerset Council | Latest Weston-super-Mare and Somerset news - Weston Mercury

Weston-super-Mare RFC's stadium plans receive boost from North Somerset Council | Latest Weston-super-Mare and Somerset news  Weston Mercury

Transformational plans which will see tens of millions of pounds invested into Weston-super-Mare Rugby Club's stadium received a big boost this week.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:19 pm


Visit to Somerset by Her Majesty The Queen - Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Visit to Somerset by Her Majesty The Queen  Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Her Majesty The Queen will be visiting Somerset for the second time in seven years this week.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:09 pm


Man pleads guilty to EIGHT offences in Somerset town crime spree - Somerset Live

Man pleads guilty to EIGHT offences in Somerset town crime spree  Somerset Live

He was charged with multiple shop thefts, assault, causing criminal damage and using threatening behaviour.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:05 pm


Pictures show thatched roof fire that damaged two properties - Somerset Live

Pictures show thatched roof fire that damaged two properties  Somerset Live

Fire fighters managed to salvage 90 per cent of the contents inside the property.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 11:16 am


Manchester United name 'Legends' team to take on Taunton Town - Somerset Live

Manchester United name 'Legends' team to take on Taunton Town  Somerset Live

Wes Brown, Keith Gillespie, Sammy McIlroy and Frank Stapleton will be amongst the Manchester United Legends team who take on Taunton Town Legends ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 11:13 am


Easter Eggs-travaganza in Goodland Gardens, Taunton - Somerset County Gazette

Easter Eggs-travaganza in Goodland Gardens, Taunton  Somerset County Gazette

CRACKING family fun is promised at Saturday's fourth annual Easter Eggs-travaganza in Taunton's Goodland Gardens.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 11:03 am


Female workers at Devon and Somerset fire authority earn 13 per cent less than male colleagues - Somerset Live

Female workers at Devon and Somerset fire authority earn 13 per cent less than male colleagues  Somerset Live

Women working for Devon and Somerset's fire authority earn on average 13 per cent less than their male counterparts. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 11:00 am


Part of Somerset A road closed in both directions after 'serious accident' - RECAP - Somerset Live

Part of Somerset A road closed in both directions after 'serious accident' - RECAP  Somerset Live

A section of an A road in Somerset is closed in both directions this morning (Tuesday, March 26) following a 'serious accident'. The A358 Tatworth Road is shut ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 10:54 am


Kitchen fire in Laverock Court, Taunton - Somerset County Gazette

Kitchen fire in Laverock Court, Taunton  Somerset County Gazette

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a kitchen fire in a Taunton flat this morning (Tuesday).

Published on 26 March 2019 | 10:49 am


Babies memorial garden at Taunton Deane Crematorium - Somerset County Gazette

Babies memorial garden at Taunton Deane Crematorium  Somerset County Gazette

GRIEVING family members will be able to remember lost babies in a new memorial garden opening this week.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 10:25 am


The best and worst motorway service stations in the UK RANKED - Somerset Live

The best and worst motorway service stations in the UK RANKED  Somerset Live

Where to get good food, a clean toilet and a guaranteed parking space.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 9:59 am


Your questions answered about the district council elections in Somerset - Somerset Live

Your questions answered about the district council elections in Somerset  Somerset Live

The countdown to the local elections on May 2 has officially begun. Somerset residents will go to the polls to elect their district councillors, as well as voting for ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 9:47 am


Europe's largest collection of ancient oaks recorded in UK - Somerset County Gazette

Europe's largest collection of ancient oaks recorded in UK  Somerset County Gazette

The Woodland Trust confirmed the find as it urged people to record ancient and veteran trees to help protect the old giants of the countryside.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 9:38 am


Man charged after disturbance at Burnham-on-Sea holiday park - Somerset Live

Man charged after disturbance at Burnham-on-Sea holiday park  Somerset Live

Bernard McDonagh is due to appear in court on April 18.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 9:37 am


King John royal charter uncovered by historian - Somerset County Gazette

King John royal charter uncovered by historian  Somerset County Gazette

Dr Benjamin Pohl spotted the rare 13th century document by chance while a visiting fellow at the Durham Residential Research Library.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 9:27 am


Headteachers to decide whether to penalise parents of climate protest children - Somerset Live

Headteachers to decide whether to penalise parents of climate protest children  Somerset Live

Pupils around the country will be absent from school today (February 15), to attend the strike lead by the action group Youth Strike 4 Climate to protest lack of ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 8:54 am


Vatican women's magazine's all-female board quits - Somerset County Gazette

Vatican women's magazine's all-female board quits  Somerset County Gazette

The move came after the editorial committee of Women Church World denounced the sexual abuse of nuns by clergy.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 8:35 am


Body found in search for missing Dorset man Robert McAvoy - Somerset Live

Body found in search for missing Dorset man Robert McAvoy  Somerset Live

Police officers searching for a missing man from Dorset say they have found a body. Robert McAvoy, 39, from Bovington, was reported missing at 6.21pm on ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 8:10 am


Tributes paid to 'devoted family man' as Wells stabbing victim named - Somerset Live

Tributes paid to 'devoted family man' as Wells stabbing victim named  Somerset Live

Seven men and three women have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:39 am


Taunton council's Deane House value rises - Somerset County Gazette

Taunton council's Deane House value rises  Somerset County Gazette

THE HEADQUARTERS of one Somerset council has gone up in value – but most of the building remains empty.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 6:00 am


Outrage as large fly-tip on Somerset Levels not cleared up after more than 11 weeks - Somerset Live

Outrage as large fly-tip on Somerset Levels not cleared up after more than 11 weeks  Somerset Live

A local woman is angry that a large fly-tip near Bridgwater has not been cleared up after well over two months. Rebecca Horsington, 43, first came across the ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:01 am


160 new homes near Radstock rejected after hundreds of resident complaints - Somerset Live

160 new homes near Radstock rejected after hundreds of resident complaints  Somerset Live

160 new homes will not be built near Radstock after planners turned down a developer's application.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 12:01 am


Family pays tribute to Glastonbury man Jonathan Roper - Somerset County Gazette

Family pays tribute to Glastonbury man Jonathan Roper  Somerset County Gazette

A MAN who died following an incident in Wells on Saturday has been formally identified as 'devoted family man', Jonathan Roper.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 10:55 pm


'Fake' mobile phone charger causes house fire near Yeovil - Somerset Live

'Fake' mobile phone charger causes house fire near Yeovil  Somerset Live

The fire *service* has issued a warning after a 'fake' mobile phone charger set fire to a kitchen at a home near Yeovil. At 1.43am three fire engines were sent to ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 8:34 pm


Wells murder investigation: The latest after 10 arrested following double stabbing - Somerset Live

Wells murder investigation: The latest after 10 arrested following double stabbing  Somerset Live

A murder investigation has been launched after a double stabbing in Somerset, which led to the death of a man in his 30. Police have confirmed they are looking ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 6:42 pm


Overturned car blocks Rush Hill and Wellsway in Bath - live updates - Somerset Live

Overturned car blocks Rush Hill and Wellsway in Bath - live updates  Somerset Live

Police have said the crash will cause delays for two hours.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 5:28 pm


Opening date for new Costa store in Trowbridge officially announced - Somerset Live

Opening date for new Costa store in Trowbridge officially announced  Somerset Live

The new store is currently being built next to the KFC in the town.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 3:24 pm


60 new homes could be built in this Somerset town - Somerset Live

60 new homes could be built in this Somerset town  Somerset Live

An outline planning application has been submitted which seeks to build up to 60 new houses in Bruton. Acorn Property Group wants to build the houses, ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 2:41 pm


Yeovil 'acid attack': Two men and woman arrested as investigation continues - Somerset Live

Yeovil 'acid attack': Two men and woman arrested as investigation continues  Somerset Live

An unknown substance was thrown during an altercation between several people.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 12:25 pm


Person hit by train near Langport has died, police confirm - Somerset Live

Person hit by train near Langport has died, police confirm  Somerset Live

Officers were preparing to get in touch with their family after the fatality on the tracks.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 12:20 pm


Taunton Deane Borough Council to spend £825,000 clearing Firepool - Somerset County Gazette

Taunton Deane Borough Council to spend £825,000 clearing Firepool  Somerset County Gazette

MORE than £800000 WILL be spent on the vacant Firepool site in Taunton, putting in a new access road and clearing up the land for future…

Published on 25 March 2019 | 11:59 am


11 vehicle broken into in Shakespeare Avenue, Taunton - Somerset County Gazette

11 vehicle broken into in Shakespeare Avenue, Taunton  Somerset County Gazette

A TOTAL of 11 cars were broken into in an early hours attack in a Taunton neighbourhood.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 9:49 am


Mobile speed camera locations for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset - Bristol Post

Mobile speed camera locations for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset  Bristol Post

The Avon and Somerset Constabulary Speed Enforcement Unit mobile speed cameras are scheduled to enforce at the following locations from Monday (March ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Mobile speed camera locations in Somerset for week commencing March 25 - Somerset Live

Mobile speed camera locations in Somerset for week commencing March 25  Somerset Live

The Avon and Somerset Police Speed Enforcement Unit has released the locations of its mobile speed cameras for the week commencing Monday, March 25.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 9:47 pm


When your local recycling sites will open and close from April 1 - Somerset Live

When your local recycling sites will open and close from April 1  Somerset Live

Somerset Waste Partnership has said these changes 'reflect what customers have told us they want'

Published on 24 March 2019 | 9:33 pm


People caught with Class A drugs across Avon and Somerset area can soon swap prison for a workshop - Bristol Post

People caught with Class A drugs across Avon and Somerset area can soon swap prison for a workshop  Bristol Post

The strategy is being rolled out across the area as police admit targeting private drug users is no longer a priority.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 3:14 pm


Two men stabbed to death in Somerset and London - ITV News

Two men stabbed to death in Somerset and London  ITV News

Two men have died after being stabbed, in two unrelated incidents, in north-west London and Somerset. Scotland Yard said London officers were called to ...

Published on 24 March 2019 | 12:06 pm


Rose Williams films in Somerset for ITV's adaptation of Jane Austen's Sanditon - Daily Mail

Rose Williams films in Somerset for ITV's adaptation of Jane Austen's Sanditon  Daily Mail

Rose Williams was spotted in character for the first time as she filmed coastal scenes in Clevedon, Somerset for ITV's adaptation of Jane Austen's final works ...

Published on 24 March 2019 | 10:49 am


'Nasty' crash leaves traffic at a standstill in North Somerset - Bristol Post

'Nasty' crash leaves traffic at a standstill in North Somerset  Bristol Post

The collision took place between Winscombe and Cheddar.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 10:09 am


Somerset recycling sites to stay open later - but only open at 9am - Somerset County Gazette

Somerset recycling sites to stay open later - but only open at 9am  Somerset County Gazette

RECYCLING sites across Somerset are set to stay open later this summer.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 6:00 am


Nine parents from across Somerset fined thousands at court for their children's school absences - Somerset Live

Nine parents from across Somerset fined thousands at court for their children's school absences  Somerset Live

Cases can be escalated to court if parents don't comply with school attendance orders.

Published on 24 March 2019 | 6:00 am


DIY SOS in urgent appeal for tilers to transform Somerset home - Somerset Live

DIY SOS in urgent appeal for tilers to transform Somerset home  Somerset Live

The big reveal is scheduled for Thursday 28 March.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 2:22 pm


Brexit 'Go Slow' protesters announce plans for 'much larger' motorway blockade - Somerset Live

Brexit 'Go Slow' protesters announce plans for 'much larger' motorway blockade  Somerset Live

The Pro-Brexit group that organised an M5 'blockade' in an attempt to "bring this country to its knees" said it has plans for a "much larger" scale of disruption.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 12:14 pm


SOMERSET CAMERA CLUB:13 Somerset pictures on the theme of shadows... - Somerset County Gazette

SOMERSET CAMERA CLUB:13 Somerset pictures on the theme of shadows...  Somerset County Gazette

THIS week, members of the tackled the theme of 'shadows'.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


Bath Magistrates Court convictions for crimes committed across Somerset - Somerset Live

Bath Magistrates Court convictions for crimes committed across Somerset  Somerset Live

Recent cases include assault, speeding and drink driving.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Fears that midwives will be moved from rural areas into Bath - Somerset Live

Fears that midwives will be moved from rural areas into Bath  Somerset Live

A councillor says mothers could face less choice about where to have their babies.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 5:52 pm


Festival billed as 'North Somerset's Glastonbury' cancelled after venue withdrawn - Bristol Post

Festival billed as 'North Somerset's Glastonbury' cancelled after venue withdrawn  Bristol Post

Organisers of music and arts festival which attracted performers from all over are now on the hunt for a new venue.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 5:23 pm


The Queen to name a new police horse in Somerset during a bumper day of engagements - Royal Central

The Queen to name a new police horse in Somerset during a bumper day of engagements  Royal Central

The Queen will travel to Somerset next week for a bumper day of engagements which will see her name a new police horse. Her Majesty will visit the rural ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:38 pm


BREXIT: More than 11500 in Somerset sign petition to revoke article 50 and STAY in the EU - Somerset County Gazette

BREXIT: More than 11500 in Somerset sign petition to revoke article 50 and STAY in the EU  Somerset County Gazette

MORE than 11500 people have signed a petition calling for the UK to remain in the EU.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:14 pm


Revoke Article 50 petition attracts North Somerset support | Latest Weston-super-Mare and Somerset news - Weston Mercury

Revoke Article 50 petition attracts North Somerset support | Latest Weston-super-Mare and Somerset news  Weston Mercury

Thousands of people across North Somerset have signed an online petition calling on Theresa May to scrap Brexit.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:27 am


Winner revealed for Somerset Camera Club competition for Living Magazine - Somerset County Gazette

Winner revealed for Somerset Camera Club competition for Living Magazine  Somerset County Gazette

THE winner of a competition to find the front page picture for an upcoming edition of our Somerset Living magazine has been announced.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:06 am


Somerset County Council ends contract with Eddystone Trust - Somerset County Gazette

Somerset County Council ends contract with Eddystone Trust  Somerset County Gazette

A charity which provides support to people affected by HIV in Somerset has had its council contract terminated.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:00 am


Married at First Sight is 'utterly ridiculous': Somerset reacts to local woman appearing in TV show - Somerset Live

Married at First Sight is 'utterly ridiculous': Somerset reacts to local woman appearing in TV show  Somerset Live

A Channel 4 TV show featuring a nurse from Somerset has been branded 'utterly ridiculous' - for putting people together into marriages the very first time they ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Thousands in Bath and across the rest of Somerset back viral petition to stop Brexit - Somerset Live

Thousands in Bath and across the rest of Somerset back viral petition to stop Brexit  Somerset Live

Nearly 20,000 in Bath and across the rest of Somerset have signed a viral petition calling for the government to revoke Article 50 - which would stop the process ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:04 pm


Nominations open for 2019 Pride of Somerset Youth Awards - Bridgwater Mercury

Nominations open for 2019 Pride of Somerset Youth Awards  Bridgwater Mercury

DO you know a young person under 20 who lives in Somerset - and you are particular proud of what they have achieved?

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


Owners of derelict Somerset pier to be served with repairs notice - Somerset County Gazette

Owners of derelict Somerset pier to be served with repairs notice  Somerset County Gazette

A REPAIR notice is to be served on the owners of a Victorian pier in Somerset - the only one in Britain to lead to an island.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


£1500 reward offered for information over brutal killing of pony in Somerset - Somerset County Gazette

£1500 reward offered for information over brutal killing of pony in Somerset  Somerset County Gazette

MEMBERS of the public have offered a total of £1500 in rewards for information leading to the conviction of the person who brutally attacked and…

Published on 21 March 2019 | 6:00 am


Police called to 'crash' on major road in Bath - RECAP - Somerset Live

Police called to 'crash' on major road in Bath - RECAP  Somerset Live

Emergency services were called to an incident on a major road in Bath this evening (March 20), believed to be a crash between a motorbike and a car.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:51 pm


Somerset pensioner rescued after 'becoming trapped under ride-on lawnmower' - Somerset Live

Somerset pensioner rescued after 'becoming trapped under ride-on lawnmower'  Somerset Live

An elderly man had to be rescued from underneath a ride-on lawnmower by emergency services in a Somerset town. Fire and ambulance crews were called ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 6:01 pm


Soapbox derby could be coming to this Somerset high street and organisers want to make it annual event - Somerset Live

Soapbox derby could be coming to this Somerset high street and organisers want to make it annual event  Somerset Live

A Somerset town is hoping to introduce a soapbox derby to its annual calender of events. If any high street in the county looks as if it was designed for a soapbox ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:02 pm


World's biggest Primark opening two hours from Somerset will be home to a DISNEY cafe - Somerset Live

World's biggest Primark opening two hours from Somerset will be home to a DISNEY cafe  Somerset Live

As if news of the world's biggest Primark being built just two hours from Somerset wasn't exciting enough, things have just gotten even better. Rumours are ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:58 pm


Pictures from inside North Somerset 'cannabis factory' with plants worth £250K released by police - Somerset Live

Pictures from inside North Somerset 'cannabis factory' with plants worth £250K released by police  Somerset Live

Photographs of a cannabis factory in North Somerset which contained plants with a street value believed to be around £250,000 have been shared by police.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:09 pm


Close to 60 vacant premises in Bath as another shop shuts - Somerset Live

Close to 60 vacant premises in Bath as another shop shuts  Somerset Live

Traders fear that Bath is closing in on having 60 vacant premises as yet another shop in the city centre has closed. Great reads... Bath, in Stall Street, shut for ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:31 am


Engineering first as Dutch flood defence scheme is unveiled in Somerset - GOV.UK

Engineering first as Dutch flood defence scheme is unveiled in Somerset  GOV.UK

The tiny coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defence technology pioneered in Holland.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:06 pm


Police reveal details of 34 county lines across Somerset and the towns where they operate - Somerset Live

Police reveal details of 34 county lines across Somerset and the towns where they operate  Somerset Live

Police are launching a massive crackdown on “county lines” drug dealers after revealing 34 of the sophisticated criminal networks are embedded across ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Property expert Sarah Beeny on why she's moving to Somerset - Somerset County Gazette

Property expert Sarah Beeny on why she's moving to Somerset  Somerset County Gazette

SARAH Beeny has said her move to the countryside was motivated by a longing for her sons to grow up in a "Swallows And Amazons childhood…

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:36 am


Pedestrian killed in Somerset crash - police seeking witnesses - Bristol Post

Pedestrian killed in Somerset crash - police seeking witnesses  Bristol Post

Witnesses are sought following a fatal road traffic collision. The collision happened at about 6.50pm last night (March 16, 2019) on the A39 at Nether Stowey, ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Live: Multiple vehicle crash leads to lane closure on busy Somerset road - Somerset Live

Live: Multiple vehicle crash leads to lane closure on busy Somerset road  Somerset Live

A lane is closed after a multiple vehicle collision took place on a busy road in Somerset on Sunday evening (March 17). Avon and Somerset police have ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Review of drainage systems carried out across Somerset in a bid to reduced flood risk - Somerset County Gazette

Review of drainage systems carried out across Somerset in a bid to reduced flood risk  Somerset County Gazette

A REVIEW of drainage systems across Somerset has been carried out as part of a plan to reduce flood risks and make places better to live, work and…

Published on 17 March 2019 | 6:00 am


These are the most dangerous roads for cyclists in Bath and Somerset - Somerset Live

These are the most dangerous roads for cyclists in Bath and Somerset  Somerset Live

464 riders were hurt in road incidents in the past three years.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Breakdown of Somerset Rivers Authority projects and spending - Somerset County Gazette

Breakdown of Somerset Rivers Authority projects and spending  Somerset County Gazette

THE AUTHORITY tasked with coordinating flood prevention efforts in Somerset has published details of where it intends to dedicate funding over the…

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Residents 'not safe' in Somerset care homes - BBC News

Residents 'not safe' in Somerset care homes  BBC News

Some families of vulnerable adults with learning disabilities in Somerset say they are concerned their relatives are not always safe in their care homes.

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Driver dies in crash with lorry near Frome in Somerset - BBC News

Driver dies in crash with lorry near Frome in Somerset  BBC News

The man died at the scene of the crash at the junction of the A361 and A362.

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am








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