Langport, England Newswire

Langport, England Newswire

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  1. CLUBS: Chard Rotary entertain Malaysian visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    THE Rotary Club of Chard has been pleased to entertain five Malaysian Rotarians from the Rotary District 3310 as part of an exchange programme with our District 1200. They were delighted to welcome Choo Chor Tek, the leader of the party who was hosted by club president RTN Robin Williams and his wife Christine, Chiang Wei Chia and his wife Flora who stayed with RTN John Sully and his wife Sheila, and Capt Ong Kean Soon and his wife Kumutham who were hosted by RTN Stanley Hopkins and his wife Sylvia.

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  2. Crash causing delays near Martock and LangportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | This is The West Country

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  3. Chimney blaze in Muchelney near Langport: two Martock fire crews sentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | This Is Somerset

    TWO Somerset fire crews were sent to deal with a blaze in which fames were seen coming from a chimney. A fire crew from Martock was sent to a home in Silver Street in Muchleney , near Langport , at 8.45pm on Thursday, May 19. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: "Upon arrival crews confirmed there to be smoke and flames issuing and requested a second appliance to attend, which was mobilised from Martock.

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  4. Wedding dress exhibition raises more than 500 to maintain church near LangportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | This Is Somerset

    Pat Eaves poses with the dress she wore to her wedding to William Eaves in 1953. Behind her is the dress worn by her mother Patience Cranton when she married Frank Bascombe in 1925.

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  5. Plans for Duck Hill homes slammed by Huish Episcopi Parish CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | This Is Somerset

    Residents of Ducks Hill and Wagg Drove in Huish Episcopi assembled last week to object to plans for four houses on flood-prone land. From left, Colin and Anne Brookfield, Martin Hornby, Ted Holly, Russell Spencer, Tim Blackwell, Gretel Hornby, Joan Brassington and Allan Taylor.

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  6. Tributes paid after Liberal Democrat MP David Rendel dies aged 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | This Is Somerset

    David Rendel stood in the 2015 general election for the Liberal Democrats, following the retirement of then-MP David Heath TRIBUTES have been paid following the passing of former MP David Rendel, who has died at the age of 67. Mr Rendel stood for the Liberal Democrats in the Somerton and Frome constituency at last year's general election , where he was defeated by David Warburton. Mr Warburton has paid tribute to Mr Rendel via his Twitter feed, describing him as "a true and kind gentleman."

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  7. Former Robert Blake Science College pupil off to university to study medicineRead the original story

    Saturday May 14 | Bridgwater Mercury

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    Friday May 13 | This Is Somerset

    Charlotte Bird from Martock and Lily Pollock from Langport have had offers to study medicine next year. E04 130516 Medicine 1 Lily Pollock and Charlotte Bird, formerly of Huish Episcopi Academy, received their offers following a period of study at Richard Huish College in Taunton.

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  9. Ever fancied being the lord of the manor? Now you canRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    A medieval manor farm in an idyllic location complete with drawing room and six bedrooms is up for sale for a cool A 1.6 million. The Old Manor Farm in Langport, which is located hay way between Glastonbury and Taunton, is being marketed as a Grade II listed medieval property in the heart of Somerset.

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    Wednesday May 11 | This Is Somerset

    A MAN who "lost it" after arguing with his ex after swapping over their two motorbikes struck her three times before being arrested by police. Christopher Hampshire jabbed the victim in the chest, struck her in the stomach and then punched her in the face with such force he knocked her off her feet.

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  11. Make Builders Flood-Proof New Homes, Govt ToldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | Sky News

    The Government says forcing developers to make changes to how homes in at-risk areas are built could wrap the sector in red tape. Housing developers should be forced to install flood prevention measures when building new homes in at-risk areas, the Local Government Association has said.

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  12. Firefighters called to suspected arson attack on building in south SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Somerset County Gazette

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  13. What's special about the River Parrett?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Bridgwater Mercury

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  14. Rock bottom: A tale of zero all outsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | CricketCountry.com

    In today's age of technological know-how, statistics form a major aspect of every sport. This, for example, is a tale of ducks.

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  15. Unlocking Bridgwater's watery heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Bridgwater Mercury

    One day you could take a boat from Langport to Swansea or from Taunton to Bristol but there's a lock that needs to be wella unlocked. The lock at Bridgwater Docks needs to be restored in order to allow boats to travel inland and also into the River Parrett and thence out into the open seas said self-declared canal fan Mike Slade of Bridgwater.

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  16. Paedophile Bishop may have posed as identical twin brother to take church servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Somerset County Gazette

    The Church of England is investigating claims that Peter Ball, 84, preached in a "limited number of churches" in the diocese of Truro in place of his brother, Bishop Michael. Ball, the former Bishop of Lewes and Gloucester, who live in Aller, near Langport, was jailed for 32 months last October for sexually abusing 18 teenagers between 1977 and 1992.

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  17. Thousands turn out for Chard's Earth Hour street partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Yeovil Express

    FIREBREATHERS, live music and street traders all turned out for Chard's Eco street party, held to raise awareness of Earth Hour. The event saw more than 1,000 members of the public turn out to see the stalls and entertainment on offer.

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  18. Paedophile bishop 'duped congregations by impersonating his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A paedophile bishop is feared to have duped congregations across the country by conducting services while impersonating his identical twin brother. Peter Ball, 83, the former Bishop of Lewes and Gloucester, was jailed for 32 months last year after he admitted sexually abusing 18 teenagers and young men between 1977 and 1992.

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  19. Muchelney village battling back from floods gets superfast broadbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | This is The West Country

    PEOPLE in a village cut off by floods in early 2014 have something to cheer about - they've just been connected to superfast broadband. Muchelney is among communities in the Langport area to benefit from the latest Connecting Devon and Somerset BT roll out.

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  20. English cricket team bowled out for zeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | DNA India

    The rare result came during the Kent regional finals of the England and Wales Cricket Board's national six-a-side championship A cricket team in England was bowled out for zero in just 20 balls in a county six-a-side indoor championships match. The rare result came during the Kent regional finals of the England and Wales Cricket Board's national six-a-side championship when the Bapchild Cricket Club failed to trouble the scorers in an indoor game against Christ Church University in Canterbury.

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