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22 hrs ago | Bridgwater Mercury

Damaged culverts set for repairs

PEOPLE travelling into Taunton should be aware the traffic will be barred between Nerrols Farm Lane and Maidenbrook Lane for another fortnight for repair work.

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Yesterday | Yeovil Express

Former crime scene officer Barrie Palmer speaks to Gazette leisure reporter, Daisy Blacklock

AS a crime scene policeman for 32 years on the Taunton and Bridgwater beat, Barrie Palmer cracked mysteries and masterminded a way to identify shoeprints.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

This is The West Country

Skydivers take plunge for MS Society

FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society's Taunton branch.

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Somerset County Gazette

The last piece of the Taunton Deane Dragon Trail jigsaw has been put in place - details here.

Defendamus, designed by Stephen Hartnell and stunningly painted by grafitti artist Sam Gaden, has now taken its place in County Walk, a post previously occupied by roving emergency dragon Accident Pronus.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cricket World

Taunton 'French-Fry' Opponents

It was a case of more of the same at Gipsy Lane last Saturday, as Taunton CC maintained their winning momentum with another impressive eight-wicket triumph, this time over visitors Frenchay.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Swindon Business News

Serviced office group Regus looking to open more sites in Swindon

Serviced workplace group Regus plans to increase its presence in Swindon after appointing West-based property consultancy Alder King to search for new sites across the South West and South Wales.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yeovil Express

Dragon displays Chard and Ilminster

The dragon is one of 31 scattered around Taunton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe and villages as part of this summer's Taunton Deane Dragon Trail.

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This is The West Country

BUSINESSES have backed plans for a new train station in Wellington.

People could be able to catch a train to Taunton or Exeter as soon as 2018 if a vision for a new station becomes a reality.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Skydivers take plunge for MS Society

FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society's Taunton branch.

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Somerset County Gazette

Cllr Clifford Bishop to become honorary freeman of the borough of Taunton Deane

CLIFF Bishop is to be inducted into Taunton Deane's 'hall of fame' in recognition of half a century as a councillor.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

a Young man sexually assaulted two women in separate incidents less than an hour apart, police say.

The offences took place in Taunton last Friday at around 9pm in Hoveland Lane and at 9.40pm on Wellington Road.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bridgwater Mercury

Lorry crash causes M5 chaos

A DRIVER had a lucky escape when his lorry flipped on the motorway after colliding with a broken down artic.

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This is The West Country

Taunton Beekeepers 83,000 centre of excellence opens at Bradford-on-Tone

TAUNTON Beekeepers' new centre of excellence was officially opened at Bradford-on-Tone by Taunton Deane MP Jeremy Browne on Saturday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Star Wars casts British actress Christina Chong in 'small role' for Episode VII

Chong is best known for her role on 24: Live Another Day - she also appeared in Madonna's directorial film debut W.E and British TV series Monroe.

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Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

THE M5 southbound has fully reopened after yesterday's collision between two lorries near Taunton.

A Highways Agency spokesman has said: "Two lanes of the M5 southbound between junctions 24 and 25 have re-opened following an incident earlier this morning involving two heavy good vehicles.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

Rush-hour mayhem predicted as M5 southbound between Bridgwater and...

Drivers should take plenty of water with them if they intend to travel as high temperatures are forecast.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

40 Steps bridge in place at Staplegrove Road, Taunton.

PEOPLE in the Rowbarton area of Taunton will be able to cross a 'short cut' bridge to get into town again.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Taunton Deane Dragon Trail dragons are unleashed on the streets

And remember, you can see roving dragon Proud Heritage, the mayor's dragon, at the Creech St Michael party in the park this afternoon .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Live Taunton Deane Dragon Trail dragons are unleashed on the streets

RT @TauntonTIC: Come get your .@Deane_Dragons Trail Guide from @TauntonTIC on Saturday - only A 1, supporting great causes and meet Samuel Ta You can see the Mayor's dragon, Proud Heritage, at Creech St Michael Village Day on Saturday in the afternoon.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

This is The West Country

Major public sector strike affecting Somerset today

SOMERSET County Council claims the majority of its services continued as usual today despite the national one-day strike by unions.

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