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17 hrs ago | This is The West Country

Josh finds a way to win prize

A TEACHER from West Somerset has won a national award and a grant of A 9,100 after submitting an idea to enhance the learning of his pupils.

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Yesterday | Somerset County Gazette

Prize night for West Somerset College students

THE achievements of top performing students in Years 9, 10 and 11 at West Somerset College have been celebrated at a presentation.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

This is The West Country

LibDem pledge to swimming pool in Minehead

CLLR Marcus Kravis said the LibDems will ringfence A 400,000 of Minehead Town Council's funds if they win the majority in the next election.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

This is The West Country

a West Somerset star volunteer was the recipient of an award at a ceremony at County Hall.

Successful entries from each district of the county and a winning voluntary organisation were selected at random by Somerset County Council 's cabinet member for adult social care, Cllr William Wallace.

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Bridgwater Mercury

National award for West Somerset teacher

A TEACHER from West Somerset has won a national award and a grant of A 9,100 after submitting an idea to enhance the learning of his pupils.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

This is The West Country

Anti-social fears in 24-hour booze plan for Minehead service station

CONCERNED residents in Minehead fear there will be an increase in anti-social behaviour if a local petrol station is allowed to sell alcohol and food for longer.

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Dulverton Middle School. PHOTO: Steve Guscott

PEOPLE in Dulverton and the surrounding area breathed a sigh of relief after a controversial plans to change the age range at the town's schools were dropped, ending months of uncertainty.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Somerset County Gazette

THE Minehead Vision Group isn't worth keeping, a town councillor claims.

Cllr Marcus Kravis says the group is just another level of "unnecessary bureaucracy" not doing what it is supposed to.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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

This is The West Country

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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