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Yesterday | 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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Wed Aug 13, 2014

This is The West Country

Live Somerset students get their A Level results

It was a bizarre exam results day for me as I found out that I'd been accepted at the University of Sunderland hours before I opened my results.

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Somerset County Gazette

Coleridge Way storybox goes missing

THERE'S disappointment in West Somerset today after one of the Coleridge Way story books is believed to have been taken.

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This is The West Country

In Pictures: Minehead Flower Show and results

IT WAS flowers and produce galore at West Somerset College on Saturday for Minehead 's annual flower show.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

This is The West Country

Major finds unearthed on Hinkley bypass dig

IMPORTANT finds dating back to the Iron Age and Roman period have been uncovered at the site of a new bypass to be built as part of the Hinkley C project.

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This is The West Country

More cash for job seekers in West Somerset

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

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