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3 hrs ago | Yeovil Express

Former Gooch & Housego offices to be renovated

BUSINESS bosses have hailed a renovation of the former Gooch and Housego factory in the centre of Ilminster as a boost for the town.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newsday

Plans for traveller site rejected

Council planning officers had recommended the approval of six caravan pitches, amenity buildings and a play area on private land near Ilton.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

a Defibrillator for the community has been installed at Tatworth Memorial Hall.

Angela Long, Tessa Leeds, Aloo Haggety and Nicola Griggs, who raised the money, said it was important the equipment was available for use at any time.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

This is The West Country

Summer barbecue warning from South Somerset District Council

If you're aiming to round off a sensational summer with a barbecue in the garden or park, South Somerset District Council and the Food Standards Agency have served up some advice to help make it a sizzling and safe success.

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Related Topix: Life, Bar-B-Q, Food, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Food Poisoning, Health

Bournemouth Echo

In The Dock: 9 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth

PAUL GERRARD HURLEY aged 43 of Rochester Road, Bournemouth. Admitted to stealing a pack of sirloin steak, to the value of A 7, belonging to The Co-Op Stores.

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This is The West Country

Calls to curb seagull problem in Chard

Councillors, readers, residents and business representatives claim the problem is getting critical as the flying rogues cause noise and litter problems across the town.

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This is The West Country

Calls to curb seagull problem in Chard

Councillors, readers, residents and business representatives claim the problem is getting critical as the flying rogues cause noise and litter problems across the town.

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Bournemouth Echo

In The Dock: 9 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth

PAUL GERRARD HURLEY aged 43 of Rochester Road, Bournemouth. Admitted to stealing a pack of sirloin steak, to the value of A 7, belonging to The Co-Op Stores.

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This Is Somerset

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Villagers who were marooned for weeks are celebrating today as work begins on a major new flood protection ring bank.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Maize and Blue will go pink for fund-raiser Thursday at Somerset

Nate and Cindy Forbes from 2013's First Annual Maize and Blue Go Pink event at the Somerset Collection.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Yeovil Express

Drink-driving warning after 21 arrests in June during Operation Tonic

MOTORISTS in Chard and Ilminster have been warned by police of the "disastrous consequences" of drinkdriving after figures showing the number of arrests over the summer months were released.

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Yeovil Express

Sidcup woman fined for misusing deceased father's blue badge

BLUE Badge holders will get an extra hour's parking when they buy a ticket in any pay-and-display car park in South Somerset.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

a Level Results: South Somerset students excel at Richard Huish College

Crewkerne students Bradley Johnson, who got four A*s, is off to Exeter University to learn accounting and finance, Chloe Hill, who also got four A*s will move to Leicester University to take medicine and Nicholas Darby, who got four A*s in biology, chemistry, physics and further Maths and one A in Maths will go to Cambridge to study medicine.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

TWO cyclists from South Somerset have helped a South-West charity after raising 1,000.

David Mussell from Seavington and Martin Hudson from Chard handed over the cheque to Children's Hospice South West's Charlton Farm Hospice.

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Yeovil Express

Family fun day at Yeovil Recreation Ground

FROM scaling the heights of the mobile climbing wall to trying out a range of exciting new sports, the free Family Fun Day at Yeovil Recreation Centre will have something for everyone on Saturday .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Yeovil Express

Somerset Red Cross relive South Somerset's First World War involvement

DEB Glennie, education and engagement co-ordinator for Somerset Red Cross, has been digging out information about South Somerset's involvement during the First World War.

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Yeovil Express

Lee Symons, 24, admits assault in Tatworth pub and dangerous driving around South Somerset

A MAN who drove dangerously for more than 20 miles around South Somerset while over the drink-drive limit after assaulting a woman in a pub near Chard has pleaded guilty.

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Yeovil Express

South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council office share to cut costs

CUTTING measures will see South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council share SSDC's central office at Brympton Way, in Yeovil.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Yeovil Express

Latest First World War donation brings Yeovil War Memorial soldiers' to life

PHOTOGRAPHS, memorial cards and a letter are the latest First World War items to be donated to South Somerset District Council's Community Heritage Access Centre in Yeovil.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Yeovil Express

Yesterday's Farming Show at Haselbury Plucknett

A WHOLESOME family show focusing on doing things properly like they used to, takes place at Leaze Farm, Haselbury Plucknett, next weekend.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom

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