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Friday | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

promise of ska, sweet escape and thousands of people rolling up for a seriously good time.

THE crowd watch Farra on the main stage on Friday evening. INSET: Buster Bloodvessel.

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Friday | This is The West Country

Professor Stephen Hawking visits the West Somerset Railway

PROFESSOR Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and best selling author of "A Brief History of Time" visited the West Somerset Railway on Wednesday, .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

Living wage 'out of reach' for most women working part-time, says TUC

The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today by the Trades Union Congress .

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Somerset County Gazette

Somerset Photo News.

DISGRUNTLED parents are urging OFSTED to intervene at West Somerset College after a sharp drop in the number of students getting top GCSE grades.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ITV

'No living wage' for many part-time working women

The TUC says most part-time women workers were earning below the living wage in over 50 local authority areas, including three out of four in West Lancashire and two-thirds in West Somerset.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Book signing at Minehead Station this weekend

A BOOK signing will take place during West Somerset Railway 's late summer weekend on August 30 and 31 at the Buffer Stop Shop at Minehead Railway Station.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Work to start on roundabout to improve safety in West Somerset in autumn

WORK on an eagerly awaited roundabout to improve road safety in West Somerset is expected to start in the autumn.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bridgwater Mercury

A verdict of death by road traffic collision was...

WEST Somerset Coroner Michael Rose last week said he holds inquests into the deaths of about 15 people a year who came in contact with asbestos in the Bridgwater area decades ago and developed the industrial disease mesothelioma.

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Somerset County Gazette

GV of CCTV camera.

RESIDENTS and visitors in Watchet can now feel even safer thanks to a new CCTV system that has been installed in the town.

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Somerset County Gazette

Cut VAT to help Minehead town tourism, urge businesses

WEST Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger, Louise Watkins of the Beach Hotel, West Somerset Railway general manager Paul Conibeare, Coastal Communities Minister Penny Mordaunt and Somerset YMCA Coast chief Martin Hodgson.

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This is The West Country

Carer nominated for top accolade

Tina Cornell's work with the Home Instead Taunton and West Somerset care organisation has seen her named as one of the 12 finalists from over 7,000 staff at 150 offices across the Nation.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Barrow's rate of older workers among Britain's lowest

The latest figures showed just over half 51.7 per cent of 50 to 64 year-olds in Barrow are working, according to new information collated by the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Newsday

Vote in favour of selling council HQ

The proposal to relocate from Deane House to rented premises at Somerset County Council was rejected at a previous meeting in July by a single vote.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

This Is Exeter

Photography competition will show off best lakes in South West

THERE is one month left to enter a photography competition to show off the best lakes in the South West.

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Somerset County Gazette

Big birthday sleepover for West Somerset Brownies

Girls took part in a variety of different Christmas themed activities including a snowflake scratch art, bag decoration, outdoor singing and a treasure hunt to celebrate the occasion.

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Yeovil Express

FEATURE: The history of the Taunton-Yeovil train line

ON July 6, 1964, part of the railway history in the area came to an end when the last passenger trains ran between Taunton and Yeovil.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Minehead Shop Local a success

MINEHEAD Chamber of Trade chairman, Graham Sizer and Revive Minehead founder, Fay Dyke who have been involved in setting up the Loyalty Card Scheme.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

Wandsworth's 5m drug and alcohol service is 'poor and inefficient'

ALCOHOL and drug users in West Somerset will soon have access to help from a new service in Minehead .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

This is The West Country

Communities Minister Penny Mordaunt visits Minehead

The hotel, which is run by the Somerset Coast YMCA and opened its doors earlier this year, was awarded A 332,000 from the Coastal Community Fund.

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Somerset County Gazette

Sport nuts in Beaconsfield raise money with charity Swimathon

Retired engineer Peter Wellstood, known as 'Peter the Poolman', has been leading a campaign to get the town a pool for a number of years after Aquasplash closed down in 2007.

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