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Man, 48, charged after two distraction burglaries in Langport

Darren Howells, 48 and of Allingham Road in Yeovil, will appear at Taunton Crown Court next month

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A367 blocked both ways by crash in Somerset

The crash took place shortly before 5pm this afternoon (April 12) and led to long delays

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Four arrested over illegal supply of prescription drugs in Somerset

Painkiller and sedatives were reported missing from a pharmacy after an audit.

Somerset County Gazette | News

 Gas mains works to start on A3259 Monkton Heathfield Road

Works on the A3259 Monkton Heathfield Road are set to start April 22 until July 30, between the hours of 8am to 4.30pm, to enable Wales and West Utilities to carry out gas mains replacement works.

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Live: Search for Yeovil man who left home without medication

Jonathan is known to walk long distances and has previously walked into Dorset, police have said

Somerset County Gazette | News

Help wanted to find 73-year-old man missing from Yeovil

Avon and Somerset Police need help to find a 73-year-old man missing from Yeovil.

Somerset County Gazette | News

Plans submitted to turn Priddy's New Inn into holiday lets

The New Inn, in Priddy, currently lies vacant.

Somerset County Gazette | News

Residents object to modern drawbridge plan for Nunney Castle

Residents near Frome have objected to plans for a new modern drawbridge over the moat at Nunney Castle.

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Somerset MP to meet with police and Somerset Council over Frome bypass safety concerns

Three people have died on the road in the last nine months

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Removal of beloved Taunton footbridge to be delayed as town council weighs up options

The town council is looking at the options for its replacement

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Houses to replace bungalow despite 'massive overdevelopment' fears

'We are looking to hopefully make a positive investment here but also a family home for ourselves'

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School once rated 'outstanding' now 'requires improvement', Ofsted says

Horrington Primary School was found to fall short in four out of five key areas

Somerset County Gazette | News

Taunton housing developments could be fully occupied in the summer

Two housing developments in Somerset are expected to be fully sold and occupied in the summer.

Somerset County Gazette | News

Heal Rewilding in Somerset to host rewilding event in May

A two-day rewilding event will take place in Somerset next month.

Somerset County Gazette | News

Care professional takes on new role at White Care Group

A dementia specialist has seen her career take an unexpected turn after she was part of an online meeting during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Somerset County Gazette | News

Burst water main to cause traffic restrictions on Taunton Road, A38

A burst water main could cause traffic restrictions this weekend on the A38

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A38 near Bridgwater blocked by burst water main outside Skoda dealership

There were delays heading southbound and a three-way traffic signal system is in place

Somerset County Gazette | News

OJ Simpson dies of cancer aged 76

OJ Simpson has died of cancer at the age of 76

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Somerset Armed Forces Day returns to Taunton with series of activities

Somerset Armed Forces Day will return to Taunton’s Vivary Park this summer with a variety of events that will also include a freestyle motocross stunt team.

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Holiday park in Minehead submerged by floods and forced to close

The Blue Anchor will be closed until at least Monday