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Up to 40 people may lose their jobs at a Somerset tourist attraction which will close ‘for the foreseeable future’.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

A student at a Somerset school has tested positive for coronavirus today (Thursday).

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

A Somerset library is offering a new service after its recent reopening.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Schools in North Somerset have introduced a number of safety measures as they welcome all pupils back this week.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Around 400 vehicles were dispersed from a car meet at Cheddar Gorge after motorists were caught performing doughnuts and drifting while pedestrians and cyclists tried to use the road.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

A learning trust has argued the process to issue students’ A-Level qualifications based off their mock exams may be unfair, after it has seen a large number of results reduced by a grade.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

A village reservoir will shut to visitors due to a spike in antisocial behaviour today (Friday).

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Monday, August 3, 2020

A motorcyclist has been admitted to hospital after a single vehicle collision in Cheddar Gorge.

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

Children took part in a virtual sports day to keep up morale during coronavirus lockdown.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Cheddar Gorge & Caves will reopen to visitors next week.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A man died in a fatal collision this morning (Wednesday).

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

People are being encouraged to complete a survey which will determine the way Somerset tackles climate change in the future.

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Thursday, December 26, 2019

Children took part in a competition to switch on a Christmas star which lights up Cheddar during the festive season.

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Bus services in Weston and Worle will change from next month.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Three televisions have been burgled from a spa resort in Somerset.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A village choir will perform its annual concert alongside classical musician Richard Lennox.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

If getting your GCSE results was not enough to be getting on with over the summer, a Cheddar student has also been taking part in sailing championships.

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Friday, September 6, 2019

Students from Europe have been hosted in the West Country courtesy of two Somerset Lions clubs.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

A national youth organisation is on the hunt for adult volunteers to join groups in Weston and the surrounding areas.

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Saturday, August 24, 2019

Villagers marched through Sedgemoor District Council’s offices in protest of Bloor Homes’ housing plans on Tuesday.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Students lifted their exam papers with pride as they celebrated getting their A-level results this morning (Thursday).

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Sunday, July 7, 2019

Emergency services raced to a suspicious early morning blaze in a Somerset village.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

A bank holiday tradition went swimmingly on Monday.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

A festival showcasing the beauty of Somerset will return for a second time next month.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

A century-old lookout tower which, at its peak, has stunning views across Cheddar Gorge will officially reopen after a £100,000 restoration.

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Cheddar Tennis Club have received a boost thanks to local firm CRS Building Supplies Ltd.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Defiant villagers remain adamant a pub should not be bulldozed, despite revised plans being tabled.

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

More houses could be planned for a Somerset village after a planning application was submitted to build 134 homes.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Deliberate vandalism of parked cars has sparked an Avon and Somerset Constabulary appeal.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Beautiful blooms filled a village hall at the weekend.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Roads ripped apart and people evacuated from their houses during the most devastating floods on record, reporter Eleanor Young looks back after 50 years.

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Police and firefighters were called out after a fire broke out at an agricultural barn this afternoon (Sunday).

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Labour can be a stressful time for any parent but a Cheddar hairdresser was forced to deliver his son ‘in the middle of nowhere’.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

People in Cheddar will be looking to dazzle judges with their fantastic flower arrangements, delicious cakes and oversized vegetables.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A lorry has crashed into a wall this morning (Tuesday) causing 300 litres of diesel to be spilt.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A historic village hotel could be torn down and replaced with a new ‘iconic’ building, its owners have revealed.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Police and firefighters were called to make the scene of an accident safe in Cheddar late last night (Wednesday).

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Planning permission to build 24 lodges at a popular Somerset resort has been granted by a council committee, despite a number of objections from the public.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Bristol Water is now four months into its plans to install a 30km pipeline between Axbridge and Barrow Gurney.

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Friday, January 27, 2017

A planning application for 90 new homes in Cheddar has been approved, despite opposition from the parish council – and the developer has agreed to pay for a new signal crossing.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Fire crews were called to tackle a vehicle fire in Axbridge this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

A housing development which promises to provide ‘much-needed housing’ for a Somerset village has been given approval by Sedgemoor District Council, despite oppositions from two parish councils.

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

A £34,000 park which was designed to provide a family-friendly environment near Cheddar reservoir has been officially opened.

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Monday, December 12, 2016

The comedy duo Bob Mortimer and Vic Reeves spent time running around Cheddar Gorge in funny hats ahead of their sold-out performance later this week.

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Monday, December 5, 2016

Work will begin on a 30km pipeline, which will provide water to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, today.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Police have warned farmers to be vigilant after six quad bikes were stolen.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

A plan which will decide the future of a Somerset village is up for consultation.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

It is another bank holiday weekend, and there is a huge number of events you can enjoy in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area this weekend. Read on to find out how you could be spending the next three days – there really is something for everyone.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Somerset County Council is leading a proposal to reduce the speed limit in Cheddar Gorge to 30mph to curb antisocial driving.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

An animator from Cheddar is enjoying her dream job working as an animator at Pixar, the film studio behind hits like Toy Story and Inside Out.

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