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Saturday, September 26, 2020

A Somerset care home has been awarded a ‘good’ rating overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Friday, September 25, 2020

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.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

A new tech wristband to help people with dementia is being launched by police and fire officers in Avon and Somerset.

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Monday, September 21, 2020

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

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Friday, September 18, 2020

A Somerset pub and hotel has closed after one of its visitors has tested positive for coronavirus.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

A female cyclist has died following a collision with a car in Somerset.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

A staff member at a Somerset restaurant and takeaway has tested positive for coronavirus.

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

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

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Friday, September 11, 2020

New laws come into force from Monday which bans social gatherings of more than six people across England.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

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).

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Friday, September 4, 2020

A woman in her 60s has died suddenly after collapsing at a Somerset recycling centre.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

A seven-year-old has raised more than £2,500 after cycling 100 miles for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

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.

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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, September 2, 2020

Entries for Somerset’s 16th annual Business Awards have opened, with new categories and an awards ceremony planned for March.

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Friday, August 28, 2020

More than 80 homes have been left without power in a Somerset town this morning (Friday).

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

A former mayor is set to cycle more than 200 miles to raise funds for hovercraft charity, BARB Search & Rescue.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

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.

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Sunday, August 16, 2020

Villagers are being challenged to design a logo for a new community shop.

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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Wurzels star Tommy Banner has opened a refurbished restaurant at Rich’s Cider Farm.

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Drivers have been advised to find alternative routes after a main road has shut in both directions due to a burst water main.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

The King Alfred School, an Academy (TKASA), in Highbridge, has celebrated its students A-Level results today (Thursday).

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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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Thursday, August 13, 2020

A cyclist has been injured after a collision with a Land Rover Discovery in a narrow country lane.

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

A beach car park has closed after holidaymakers have ‘ignored safety advice’, leading to numerous coastguard call-outs.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A scheme which will see depots upgraded to handle thousands of extra tonnes of recycling has been given the green light.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A council has created a plan which will help prevent and react to coronavirus outbreaks across the region.

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

The Range in Weston has raised more than £500 for the NHS.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

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.

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Friday, August 7, 2020

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.

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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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Thursday, August 6, 2020

County councillors have approved the business case to abolish all Somerset councils and replace them with one single authority.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

A mother cycling with her seven-year-old daughter has been injured after a collision with a vehicle along a country lane.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Police dispersed a large number of vehicles which gathered at a popular tourist hotspot at the weekend.

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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 31, 2020

A seven-year-old girl will cycle 100 miles in two days to support the fight against climate change.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

The Government has postponed further lifting of lockdown restrictions following a rise in coronavirus cases.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

A bridal shop near Weston has moved to a new location in Somerset.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

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.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Bleadon Farm Shop has remained opened throughout the pandemic and expanded it services by offering free local delievery and opening a new butchery.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Communities across Somerset are being urged to continue to be ‘good neighbours’ for residents continuing to self-isolate as lockdown restrictions ease.

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

A council is warning owners of buildings used by the public to service their water and air conditioning systems before re-opening.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

More than 200 fines have been handed to people in Avon and Somerset for allegedly flouting Covid-19 lockdown laws, new figures reveal.

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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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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dedicated villagers have raised £25,000 to save a ‘vital’ shop from closure.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

Vandals broke into a supermarket and stole cigarettes in the early hours of this morning (Monday).

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Dog lovers from around the county entered their pet into a village show to compete for sought-after prizes at the weekend.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

A council is warning people to avoid the latest barrage of cold calls made by tax-scammers targeting people in the area.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

An electrical fire broke out in a village cafe this morning (Saturday).

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