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War hero soldiers as young as 15 who died in World War One have been honoured by The King Alfred Academy students.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

A Somerset academy is the most improved secondary school in the county, according to Government figures.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

'Outstanding' care by staff at a Highbridge specialist home has won praise from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Monday, October 21, 2019

A teacher who tried to rescue a woman after she was dragged out to sea by tidal currents has been praised for his quick-thinking response.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

A school has raised £5,179 for charity In Charley's Memory (ICM) through a series of fun events this month.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

More than 50 homes have been left without power in a Somerset town this afternoon (Tuesday).

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Armed police tackled a drugs operation and discovered a 'suspicious' fire.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

A swarm of bees have taken refuge in a children's play area sand pit, which could be there for up to six weeks.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A brave 10-year-old has interviewed Prime Minister Boris Johnson twice in two months, just weeks after fighting for his life after contracting a near-fatal infection.

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

A fish and chip shop has temporarily closed after it experienced 'teething problems' at its opening event.

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

County councillors will get community grants to fund projects under a initiative which launches this month.

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Saturday, August 31, 2019

A family member of an award-winning cider business has released his debut cookbook.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The first step toward a potential development of 550 homes has been given the green light.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thousands of people flocked to enjoy a free day out in Highbridge during the summer holidays.

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Revellers flocked to Highbridge to enjoy a music festival.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

A jam-packed family fun day offering visitors 50 free activities will be held in Highbridge next month, after a council donated a four-figure sum.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

A Somerset secondary school which has boosted its Ofsted rating has been admired and labelled as 'inspirational' by Wells MP James Heappey.

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

A young child set fire to a house after playing with a cigarette lighter.

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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Plans to build a primary school in Somerset have been opposed due to concerns about children's health caused by traffic-related pollution.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Eighteen students have reached an academy's milestone reading figure through its accelerated programme.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

A Somerset school's major roof refurbishment scheme is complete, thanks to a £1.2million Government grant.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

A 30ft high mural, which pays tribute to a legendary Somerset king, has been unveiled to mark a renowned day in the county.

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Sunday, May 12, 2019

A fundraising evening raised £1,400 for Burnham Area Rescue Boat Search and Rescue (BARB), which left its organisers overwhelmed by the generous amount raised.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Gale force winds did not halt furniture business Sopha's grand opening.

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

'Superb' performances by 'talented' dancers, singers and musicians were enjoyed at The Highbridge Festival of The Arts which ended on Saturday.

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

People living in Highbridge could lose their community's library as early as next month.

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Friday, August 31, 2018

Two people have been banned from owning and looking after animals for the next 10 years after RSPCA inspectors found they had let dogs suffer.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Hundreds of performers are showcasing their talent at a festival of art in Highbridge.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

A teenager with a life-limiting heart condition was given the 'trip of a lifetime' thanks to her stepfather's generous employers.

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Plans to build a community hub on the site of a derelict hotel in Highbridge have been dealt yet another blow, with the project not set to be completed until December 2018.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A fire crew from Burnham-on-Sea was called to a chimney fire in Highbridge last night (Tuesday).

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Monday, January 16, 2017

An accident involving a motorcyclist is causing slow traffic in Highbridge this evening (Monday).

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Highbridge.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A fire which destroyed 160 caravans and caused more than £1million worth of damage is believed to have started accidentally.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Firefighters were called to tackle a car fire yesterday evening (Monday).

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

A medical centre has been placed under special measures following an 'inadequate' inspection.

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

SCHOOLS from across Somerset competed in a glamorous carol competition at Weston-super-Mare's Grand Pier.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

A DESPERATE mother wants to give her two-year-old son the chance to fulfil his dreams while they still can, with doctors predicting he could go blind or even die before he reaches the age of six.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

THOUSANDS of homes could be built on greenfield land to meet a growing housing demand.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

STUDENTS at King Alfred School in Highbridge have been celebrating today (Thursday) after the school recorded a significant rise in its GCSE performance this year.

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