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15 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

PLANS for 71 homes on the edge of Minehead have ground to a halt after an appeal by the applicant.

PLANS for 71 homes on the edge of Minehead have ground to a halt after an appeal by the applicant.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

This is The West Country

West Somerset Council secure extra funding to help people find work

The project aims to bring residents, community and voluntary organisations together to focus on key concerns locally and transform the way they deliver those services.

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Bridgwater Mercury

Killer infection is passed on at birth

A MOTHER is raising awareness of an infection which left her son fighting to survive the first few weeks of his life.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

West Somerset Council backtrack over 19 unpaid council tax

A DISGUSTED Carhampton man has spoken of his relief after he was told he would not be facing court over A 19 unpaid council tax.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Minehead needs to 'up its game'

A MINEHEAD bed and breakfast owner was left embarrassed when a couple who had booked to stay for three days left after only a couple of hours saying there was 'nothing to do in Minehead '.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

Sizewell: Group raises fresh concerns following Somerset visit

A computer generated image of what the Sizewell C development might look like, alongside the current A and B power stations.

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Somerset County Gazette

All aboard for the Minehead Harbour Festival

Bridgwater artist Sue Webber was commissioned to design and sculpt the seven clay plaques for the Harbour Wall.

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Somerset County Gazette

New design for Minehead Clock Tower

MINEHEAD residents are continuing to express their dislike for a project earmarked for the town's seafront to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BBC News

Truss faces badger cull pressure

Liz Truss replaces former environment secretary Owen Paterson, who previously insisted badgers had "moved the goalposts" and made a cull more difficult.

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Somerset County Gazette

Orienteering day for West Somerset pupils

Year four children from the schools were invited to take part in the event to meet new classmates and help ease their transition to middle school.

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West Somerset families relying on West Somerset Food Cupboard doubles in a year

THE number of struggling families who rely on the help of a food cupboard in West Somerset has almost doubled in the past year, say organisers.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bridgwater Mercury

Angry public sector workers join Bridgwater strike action

PEOPLE in Bridgwater angry about the Government's 'assault on public services' took to the streets in protest on Thursday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Superfast broadband on the way to east Cleveland

BUSINESSES could be left on the hard shoulder of the information highway if plans to bring superfast broadband to West Somerset are not sped up, it was claimed this week.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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VOLUNTEERS got their hands dirty to tidy up Minehead seafront ready for the busy tourist season.

Dead plants and weeds were pulled up and grass verges cut because it was feared its shabby appearance could put off visitors.

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Summerfield to host cream tea open day in West Somerset

It is giving an internal decorations package worth A 3,000 to anyone who reserves a property before August 8 at their College Gardens development in Minehead or The Paddocks in Williton.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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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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Gymnastics joy for Minehead First School pupils

IT may be the summer of sport with the World Cup, Wimbledon and the Tour de France all taking place this month but gymnastics has Minehead First School pupils jumping for joy.

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Somerset County Gazette

MP wants extra police to deal with 'rowdy' Butlin's visitors causing chaos in Minehead

UP Butlin's visitors are scaring families out of Minehead town centre with their 'threatening' and 'rowdy' behaviour, it was warned this week.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

FAMILIES turned out in their numbers as a world-famous children's train steamed into Minehead.

Thomas the Tank Engine stationed in a sunny Minehead on Saturday , much to the delight of the hundreds of West Somerset Railway fans who turned out to see him.

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Somerset County Gazette

West Somerset College Post 16 students celebrate success

GUEST speaker Harriet Rose-Gale, Louise Gay who was awarded the Outstanding Performance Award for Vocational Studies and assistant principal in Vocational Education Marguerite Bowden.

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