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Langport, England Newswire

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  1. Storm Imogen leaves homes without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Newsday

    More than 1,500 homes have been left without power in Gloucestershire following high winds and heavy rain brought by Storm Imogen. About 1,000 homes in Chipping Sodbury and 560 south of Wootten-under-Edge were cut off in the early hours.

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  2. BUDGET: Somerset libraries could face 200,000 funding cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bridgwater Mercury

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  3. Public meeting to be held over civic emergency flood plans in Moorland and the LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bridgwater Mercury

    "One of the things we found when were flooded was the community disintegrated," said Kate Symonds. "This plan will mean in the future is here is a flood or a civil emergency then everyone will know where there is help, if for instance who has a tractor to tow a car that has got stuck.

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  4. Public meeting to be held over civic emergency flood plans in Moorland and the LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bridgwater Mercury

    "One of the things we found when were flooded was the community disintegrated," said Kate Symonds. "This plan will mean in the future is here is a flood or a civil emergency then everyone will know where there is help, if for instance who has a tractor to tow a car that has got stuck.

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  5. Chimney fire forces person to evacuate home in LangportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | This is The West Country

    A fire engine from Somerton was sent to a property at Pitney Hill following a call from the occupant of a supported living accommodation reporting that they had a chimney fire and smoke was filling the room.

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  6. Chimney fire forces occupant to evacuate home in LangportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | This is The West Country

    A fire engine from Somerton was sent to a property at Pitney Hill following a call from the occupant of a supported living accommodation reporting that they had a chimney fire and smoke was filling the room.

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  7. Nudefest 2016 to be held near Langport this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Somerset County Gazette

    Organisers announced the festival would this year be held at Thorney Lakes, Muchelney as the current venue could no longer cope with demand. He added: "I think it is growing in popularity because more and more people are becoming enlightened to this way of life.

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  8. Sex abuse Bishop escaped prosecution for years after Establishment figures supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Somerset County Gazette

    MPs, two Archbishops of Canterbury, private school headmasters and even a judge sang Peter Ball's praises after he was accused in 1993 of molesting a teenage monk in his home. They were among 12 of Ball's supporters who wrote to the police and the Director of Public Prosecutions claiming it was "inconceivable" he had committed such crimes.

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  9. Tewkesbury's Abbey safe for now as flood defences do their jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | This Is Somerset

    This dramatic image of flooded meadows close to Tewkesbury's historic abbey is a reminder that medieval builders knew where it was safe to build. The sight of the sun glistening on flooded fields is one mirrored across the West Country in the wake of days of rain.

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  10. Somerset remembers lost loved ones with Light Up a Life servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | This is The West Country

    LOST loved ones are being remembered this Christmas with the help of St Margaret's Hospice's Light Up a Life services. The Cooperative Funeralcare based in Taunton, has supported the popular Light Up a Life services that take place throughout Somerset over the Christmas period, with a donation of A 2,000.

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  11. Williton Supermarket plans rejected but saga unlikely to end thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | This is The West Country

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  12. Wembdon Ladies enjoy talk from local archaeologist and historianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | This is The West Country

    During his talk, he explained how the trail was formed by a consortium of agencies which included the Arts Council South West. The trail starts in a hamlet in Dorset called Chedington and ends 50 miles later in Bridgwater Bay, passing through places such as South Petherton, Langport and Burrowbridge.

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    Nov 12, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    Round the world unicycle king Ed Pratt is braving wild camels, freezing temperatures, bleak deserts and potholed roads in Kazakhstan but one thing is holding up his progress more than anything - people demanding selfies with him. The Somerset teenager, who is aiming to become the first person to circumnavigate the globe on a unicycle, said that so many people are stopping their cars on the road ahead of him to ask for a photo that he is increasingly having to decline and pedal on - just because he would never get anywhere if he said yes to them all.

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    Oct 29, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    Britain's longest-running legal dispute over a footpath is set to return to court - 56 years after it started. Archie and Ivy Peppard objected when the council listed a track running through their isolated smallholding as a public footpath in 1959.

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  15. Driving instructors to raise money for Children in NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Somerset County Gazette

    DRIVING instructors across Somerset will be helping Children in Need to complete a 2,800 mile relay around the United Kingdom. Instructors from Taunton , Chard and Watchet will be among the seven driving schools from Somerset to help the fundraising effort.

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  16. Son watched his dad die in Somerset motorbike crash -... 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | This Is Somerset

    A son watched his dad die in a horror crash after he overtook him on his new motorbike before smashing into a campervan, an inquest heard. Christopher Charles Winter, 49, had only bought the Ducati 999 Airwaves machine two days before the tragedy on June 14. His son, Sean Winter, said his father overtook him at 70mph going into a bend on an unclassified road between Muchelney and Langport, in Somerset.

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  17. Lord Carey denies 'cover-up' as ex-bishop Peter Ball jailed for sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Wiltshire Times

    A former Archbishop of Canterbury today denied presiding over a "cover-up" as one of his senior clergymen was jailed for sexually abusing aspiring priests - 22 years after it first came to light. Lord Carey was head of the Church of England when it emerged that Peter Ball had misused his power over teenagers and young men who had come to his home in Litlington, East Sussex, through a Give A Year For Christ scheme.

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  18. Ex-Bishop of Lewes and Gloucester jailed for sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    A FORMER bishop of Lewes and Gloucester who exploited aspiring priests for his own "selfish sexual motives" has been jailed for 32 months - 22 years after the abuse first surfaced. A member of the Royal family was among a host of Establishment figures who supported the former bishop when he avoided charges in 1993.

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  19. INQUEST: Son witnesses motorcycle accident in which father diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | This is The West Country

    A SON witnessed an accident in which his father died after ploughing the new motorcycle he was riding into a camper van, an inquest in Taunton heard. Christopher Charles Winter had only bought the Ducati 999 Airwaves machine two days before the tragedy on an unclassified road between Muchelney and Langport on June 14. His son, Sean Winter, said his father overtook him at 70mph going into a bend, adding: "I saw him brake and as I approached I saw a big ball of flames and a camper van jump into the air."

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  20. Ex-Bishop Jailed Over Sex Abuse Of Young MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | LBC 97.3

    A former bishop of Lewes and Gloucester has been jailed for 32 months at the Old Bailey for sexually abusing aspiring priests over a period of 15 years. Following his sentence, Lord Carey, who was Archbishop of Canterbury at the time of the abuse, issued an apology but denied he had presided over a "cover-up".

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