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  1. Watchet man behind enormous First World War art installation praised by Prime Minister Theresa MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | This is The West Country

    THE Watchet artist behind an enormous art installation commemorating the end of the First World War has been praised by Prime Minister Theresa May. Rob Heard from Watchet in West Somerset has single-handedly create the Shrouds of the Somme out of 72,396 individual shrouded figures which are currently on display in London's Olympic Park. In a personal letter to Rob, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Your painstaking work crafting 72,396 figures for the 'Shrouds of the Somme' installation has resulted in a truly moving piece of art that is a poignant tribute to the terrible sacrifices of the First World War.

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  2. FOOTBALL: Early Fillingham brace sinks TangerinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | This is The West Country

    Joe Chamberlain had already seen a shot saved when Fillingham popped up at the other end to head home on five minutes. He then doubled the hosts' lead, again with a header, having been left unmarked from a free-kick in the 20th minute.

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  3. Somerset artist hand-crafts more than 70,000 shrouds to mark end of First World WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Yeovil Express

    A WEST Somerset artist has been working to create an extraordinary piece of commemorative art to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. Created by Watchet's Rob Heard, the enormous scale of the Shrouds of the Somme brings a genuine sense of the true cost of the conflict, while remembering those who gave their all as individuals.

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  4. FOOTBALL: Tangerines make trip to strugglers HengroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Somerset County Gazette

    WELLINGTON AFC will look to take confidence from last weekend's win as they go to Hengrove Athletic tomorrow . Wednesday night saw them knocked out of the Les Phillips Cup by Toolstation Western League Premier Division high-fliers Willand Rovers.

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  5. Plans set in motion to save beloved community book shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | This is The West Country

    Harbour Community Bookshop, which is open from March to October, in Watchet faces closure due to the building being in a state of disrepair. West Somerset Council had not renewed the lease on the building, on the Esplanade, in order to carry out repairs.

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  6. Cuts to library services approved - now community groups need to come forward to keep 15 openRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    The council's cabinet yesterday agreed an extra 22,000 a year to help support communities to run library buildings, and a commitment to retain 19 libraries under the authority's control. However, the extra cash will only be used to support community groups the council hopes will come forward to keep 15 under-threat libraries open.

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  7. FOOTBALL: Tangerines well beaten on their travelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Somerset County Gazette

    CHARGE: Abi Parr on the ball for Bishops Lydeard Ladies, beaten 5-2 at Middlezoy Rovers on Sunday. Pic: Ash Magill The game was goalless for the first 28 minutes, only for Jason Vincent to head the hosts into the lead.

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  8. FOOTBALL: Tangerines beaten by new league leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Somerset County Gazette

    WELLINGTON came unstuck at home to Willand Rovers on Saturday, the visitors winning 2-0 to leapfrog Bridgwater Town at the top of the table. The first half was a fairly even affair, though Willand saw a free-kick strike the post, and the teams went in goalless at the break.

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  9. Ideas to regenerate important historic mills will be revealed soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    Community interest group Wellington Mills CIC will be holding a consultation day on Saturday, October 27, to reveal its plans for the historically important buildings. "We've been working with local heritage architect Claire Fear and her team at the Thread practice to come up with some radical new thinking for the site," said Keith Wheatley, a director of Wellington Mills CIC.

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  10. FOOTBALL: Tangerines lose early lead as Bradford take the spoilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    WELLINGTON were unable to build on an early goal on Saturday, as visitors Bradford Town avenged a 2-0 loss earlier in the season. Joe Chamberlain's corner found the net with the aid of a heavy deflection after just five minutes, but the Tangerines were pegged back in the 20th minute, when Will Hailston equalised from a low cross.

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  11. FOOTBALL: In-form Tangerines aim to extend fine runRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | This is The West Country

    WELLINGTON AFC manager Clive Jones is expecting a closely-fought encounter when the Tangerines welcome Bradford Town to North Street tomorrow . Jones' side have progressed up the Toolstation Western League Premier Division table with emphatic wins over Shortwood United and Cadbury Heath - plus a 0-0 draw with perennial promotion challengers Buckland Athletic - to currently lie in eighth position.

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  12. FOOTBALL: Tangerines ease past Cadbury HeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    WELLINGTON AFC have surged up to eighth spot in the Premier Division table after a comfortable win away to Cadbury Heath on Saturday. The Tangerines scored three times in the first 20 minutes, as man of the match Glen Wright, Conor Bryant and Joe Chamberlain all found the net.

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  13. FOOTBALL: Derby day in West Somerset as Minehead host Watchet in cup clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    THIS weekend's treat for local football fans is a Somerset Senior Cup clash between local rivals Minehead and Watchet Town at Irnham Road. Though the rivalry between West Somerset's two senior clubs dates back almost 128 years, the majority of the clashes were witnessed during the early 20th century when both clubs played in the West Somerset League, and meetings between the two have been few and far between.

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  14. FOOTBALL: Weekend delight for Tangerines and LydeardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    Conor Bryant and Joe Chamberlain bagged a brace apiece for the Tangerines, and Jack Bryant completed the scoring for Clive Jones' team, who are now 12th in the table. Tomorrow night sees Wellington host Buckland Athletic, and on Saturday they go to Cadbury Heath .

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  15. Man urged to come forward after 'superb' response to public...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | This is The West Country

    Avon and Somerset Police Officers issued the appeal to find a man involved in incidents of indecent exposure on the Old Mineral Line between Washford and Watchet. Police wanted to speak with him after two reports of a man indecently exposing himself to women.

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  16. FOOTBALL: Tangerines' winning run comes to haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | This is The West Country

    Charlie Bridges equalised for the Tangerines, only for Kyle Thomas to score the winner from the penalty spot with just five minutes to go. The result leaves Wellington 14th in the Premier Division standings, and this Saturday they are at home to second-bottom Shortwood United, who are yet to pick up a point this season .

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  17. Man urged to come forward after 'superb' response to public appeal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    Avon and Somerset Police Officers issued the appeal to find a man involved in incidents of indecent exposure on the Old Mineral Line between Washford and Watchet. Police wanted to speak with him after two reports of a man indecently exposing himself to women.

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  18. PICTURES: West Somerset goes back in time for 1940s weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | This is The West Country

    The event was organised by Robin Wichard from Living History Mobile Museum, who arranged for a 1940s military train to pass along the West Somerset Railway line. The event featured music and comedy from the 1940s at Minehead , Washford, Watchet, and Bishops Lydeard stations, performed by nationally-known artists, while the Watchet Film Society will present a special showing of "Guernsey Literary and Potato Society" on the Friday evening .

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  19. FOOTBALL: Peacocks target FA Cup progress against HarlequinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    TAUNTON Town play their second match since the departure of manager Leigh Robinson and assistant Michael Meaker tomorrow, as Bemerton Heath Harlequins visit for an FA Cup first round qualifying tie . The Peacocks fielded a young side at home to Street in the Southern League Cup on Tuesday night, and were beaten 5-2.

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  20. BOWLS: Watchet duo become national championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | This is The West Country

    WATCHET Bowling Club had three representatives at the men's national finals at Leamington Spa this year - with two becoming English champions. Luke Townsend competed in the Champion of Champions event, reaching the second round; Sam Steel was in the Two-wood and Under-25 singles, making the semi-final; and in the National Pairs Neil Williams went with Sam Steel, and they won! As National Pairs champions, they go on to represent England next July against Scotland, and Watchet wish them all the best.

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