A Somerset care home has been awarded a ‘good’ rating overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Victims were left ‘traumatised’ after a burglar ‘knowingly targeted lone and vulnerable women’ leaving them feeling unsafe in their own homes, a court has heard.
A new tech wristband to help people with dementia is being launched by police and fire officers in Avon and Somerset.
Up to 40 people may lose their jobs at a Somerset tourist attraction which will close ‘for the foreseeable future’.
A Somerset pub and hotel has closed after one of its visitors has tested positive for coronavirus.
A female cyclist has died following a collision with a car in Somerset.
A staff member at a Somerset restaurant and takeaway has tested positive for coronavirus.
A student at a Somerset school has tested positive for coronavirus today (Thursday).
New laws come into force from Monday which bans social gatherings of more than six people across England.
More than 30 ‘outstanding’ speakers are lined-up for the Wells Festival of Literature 2020 and tickets go on sale to the general public today (Monday).
A woman in her 60s has died suddenly after collapsing at a Somerset recycling centre.
A seven-year-old has raised more than £2,500 after cycling 100 miles for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Councils can apply for a share of up to £1million to help communities become carbon neutral and mitigate the impacts of climate change in Somerset.
Schools in North Somerset have introduced a number of safety measures as they welcome all pupils back this week.
Entries for Somerset’s 16th annual Business Awards have opened, with new categories and an awards ceremony planned for March.
More than 80 homes have been left without power in a Somerset town this morning (Friday).
A former mayor is set to cycle more than 200 miles to raise funds for hovercraft charity, BARB Search & Rescue.
The Weston mayor was among those who attended a service to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day at the war memorial in Grove Park.
Villagers are being challenged to design a logo for a new community shop.
Wurzels star Tommy Banner has opened a refurbished restaurant at Rich’s Cider Farm.
Drivers have been advised to find alternative routes after a main road has shut in both directions due to a burst water main.
The King Alfred School, an Academy (TKASA), in Highbridge, has celebrated its students A-Level results today (Thursday).
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.
A cyclist has been injured after a collision with a Land Rover Discovery in a narrow country lane.
A beach car park has closed after holidaymakers have ‘ignored safety advice’, leading to numerous coastguard call-outs.
A scheme which will see depots upgraded to handle thousands of extra tonnes of recycling has been given the green light.
A council has created a plan which will help prevent and react to coronavirus outbreaks across the region.
The Range in Weston has raised more than £500 for the NHS.
People are being encouraged to dine out as a number of restaurants, cafés and pubs are participating in the Government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme this month.
A social historian has written a book about his local pub, which will raise money for a village community shop and Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance.
A village reservoir will shut to visitors due to a spike in antisocial behaviour today (Friday).
County councillors have approved the business case to abolish all Somerset councils and replace them with one single authority.
A mother cycling with her seven-year-old daughter has been injured after a collision with a vehicle along a country lane.
Police dispersed a large number of vehicles which gathered at a popular tourist hotspot at the weekend.
A motorcyclist has been admitted to hospital after a single vehicle collision in Cheddar Gorge.
Children took part in a virtual sports day to keep up morale during coronavirus lockdown.
A seven-year-old girl will cycle 100 miles in two days to support the fight against climate change.
The Government has postponed further lifting of lockdown restrictions following a rise in coronavirus cases.
A bridal shop near Weston has moved to a new location in Somerset.
A woman who was found waist-deep in water after becoming stuck in mud at a Somerset beach has been rescued by the Coastguard and RNLI.
Bleadon Farm Shop has remained opened throughout the pandemic and expanded it services by offering free local delievery and opening a new butchery.
Communities across Somerset are being urged to continue to be ‘good neighbours’ for residents continuing to self-isolate as lockdown restrictions ease.
A council is warning owners of buildings used by the public to service their water and air conditioning systems before re-opening.
More than 200 fines have been handed to people in Avon and Somerset for allegedly flouting Covid-19 lockdown laws, new figures reveal.
People are being encouraged to complete a survey which will determine the way Somerset tackles climate change in the future.
Dedicated villagers have raised £25,000 to save a ‘vital’ shop from closure.
Vandals broke into a supermarket and stole cigarettes in the early hours of this morning (Monday).
Dog lovers from around the county entered their pet into a village show to compete for sought-after prizes at the weekend.
A council is warning people to avoid the latest barrage of cold calls made by tax-scammers targeting people in the area.
An electrical fire broke out in a village cafe this morning (Saturday).