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  1. Watchet's The London Inn is up for sale and here is how you can buy itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is Bath

    The West Somerset pub is up for sale due to a bereavement and was previously being run on a casual basis. The two-storey watering hole is located near the Watchet Harbour Marina and a number of other pubs and restaurants.

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  2. FOOTBALL: Promising start to new season for West Somerset pairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | This is The West Country

    WATCHET began the new season on Saturday by making the long trip to Bath to play Odd Down Reserves and came home with three points thanks to three first-half goals. A brace from Aerron Clausen - who did not feature on the scoresheet once last term - and a rare headed goal from Tom Sparks gave the Red & Blacks an unassailable lead on a rain swept afternoon on top of the hill at Odd Down.

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  3. Community News: August 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | This is The West Country

    THIS Sunday, August 12, toes crossed the weather will be better than the forecast for the Taunton Classic Motorcycle Club's 26th glorious annual Exmoor Run, raising money for the Air Ambulance and the Freewheelers Blood Bikes. You can book your motorbike in from 8am, buy a cuppa and a bacon butty before departure at 9.30am.

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  4. Sunshine, jet skis and powerboats for Minehead Summer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Somerset County Gazette

    THE inaugural Minehead Summer Festival served up two days of high-speed marine motorsport action that attracted thousands of spectators to the West Somerset coast. Visitors packed onto the beach in glorious sunshine to enjoy the Minehead Summer Festival which was packed with high speed powerboat and jet ski racing.

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  5. New SASP project to tackle inactivity in SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Somerset County Gazette

    Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership is launching a new project this August, which aims to get people moving in their area. SASP believes communities in the Sedgemoor and West Somerset areas will benefit from high quality exercise sessions delivered by experienced, well qualified and insured instructors.

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  6. Firefighters breathe new life into Labrador after devastating fire destroys two vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | This is Bath

    Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service responded to calls of a vehicle fire on Normandy Avenue in Watchet, at 1.19pm on Saturday afternoon . Crews from Minehead found two vans well alight on arrival and, with the use of breathing apparatus, set about dampening the flames.

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  7. First look at exciting Thundercat Racing coming to Minehead Summer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | Somerset County Gazette

    MINEHEAD Summer Festival is set to be a blast this August with high octane Thundercat Racing coming to the shoreline. Today , the Minehead Events Group were joined by Watchet's James Tapp - a world champion Thundercat racer, who gave a preview of just what visitors are in store for.

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  8. Pleasant family fun in SomersetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | IcLoughborough

    Doniford Bay is located right next to the sea, with beautiful views and a quiet location, but with plenty to do for families of all ages IT HAD been quite a few years since we had holidayed in Somerset - indeed, last time we went, it was just us as a couple. Now, with two boisterous boys aged five and eight, we chose to try out Haven Holiday's Doniford Bay in Somerset, just a short drive from Minehead - and even braved a full week-long break to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays.

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  9. Five rescued in late-night callout for RNLI after speedboat breakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | This is The West Country

    The RNLI lifeboat crew from Minehead was called out at around 10.30pm after reports the vessel was in trouble about half a mile off Minehead Harbour. "The lifeboat took the boat in tow but the tide was ebbing too quickly to reach the harbour so the speedboat was towed to a safe anchorage half a mile to the west and the crew ferried ashore," an RNLI spokesman said.

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  10. SUNRISE: A picture of Watchet Harbour this morning taken by Matt DunkleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Yeovil Express

    SOMERSET is set for another sunny day as the country gears up for England's first World Cup semi-final in 28 years. Tomorrow will be sunny from the start and become very warm however some showers are possible, perhaps even the odd heavy or thundery one but it will stay dry for most.

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  11. Seven things you need to know about exciting East Quay regeneration in WatchetRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2018 | This is Bath

    Exciting plans for a new complex on the West Somerset coast have been approved by a planning committee in late June. The East Quay site near Watchet's marina has been designated as a key area for regeneration, being close to both the waterfront and the West Somerset Railway station.

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  12. 'Wonderful' Watchet seafront regeneration plans including restaurant and holiday pods approvedRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2018 | This is Bath

    The seafront which inspired one of England's greatest poets will be substantially regenerated under plans approved on Thursday afternoon . Watchet harbour in West Somerset is credited as the inspiration for Samuel Taylor Coleridge's epic poem The Ryme of the Ancient Mariner .

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  13. Watchet's East Quay plan passes major milestone as planning approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | This is The West Country

    PLANS which could revolutionise Watchet's tourism offer reached a significant milestone having been granted planning permission by West Somerset Council . Plans for The Work Foundry, a new development on Watchet's East Quay which will house workshops for makers, a restaurant and cafe and outdoor courtyard, were approved at West Somerset Council's planning committee meeting yesterday .

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  14. The bizarre story of the 'West Somerset Oil Boom' that never happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | This is The West Country

    Startling new light has been thrown on a 19th century project which was claimed would turn the West Somerset coast into Britain's oil capital and a vast industrial complex. Through the years, the failure of the project has been regarded largely as bad luck, but research sparked by a large and faded document recently acquired by the West Somerset Railway's Steam Trust has revealed a quite different story.

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  15. Five fabulous cottages that are perfect for your staycation in SomersetRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | This is Bath

    Ask anyone who has ever needed a last minute passport or taken their children on a plane and they'll tell you that those things come with a degree of stress. And of course family holidays and luxurious couples retreats come at a price which is steadily increasing year on year.

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  16. 136 home plan for Watchet's Cleeve Hill submittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    WATCHET could be set for 136 new homes on land at Cleeve Hill if plans are given the green light. A planning application has been submitted to West Somerset Council which, if given the go-ahead, would see 136 homes developed as well the creation of new estate roads, public rights of way, cycleways and open recreational space.

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  17. Somerset volunteer groups honoured with Queen's AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | This is The West Country

    Home-Start West Somerset and The Pheonix Community Centre won the award, which is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK. The awards were created in 2002 to celebrate the Queen's Golden Jubilee and winners are announced each year on June 2 the anniversary of the Queen's Coronation.

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  18. Only 25 'Help to Buy' houses bought in West Somerset since 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | This is The West Country

    A lack of major housing developers has been blamed for the low number of homes sold through 'Help to Buy' in one part of Somerset. Figures published by developer Barratt Homes shows that more than 3,400 home-buyers in Somerset have used Help to Buy since it was launched in 2013.

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  19. West Somersetr Council headquarters in Williton. CREDIT: Daniel MumbyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Somerset County Gazette

    A lack of major housing developers has been blamed for the low number of homes sold through 'Help to Buy' in one part of Somerset. Figures published by developer Barratt Homes shows that more than 3,400 home-buyers in Somerset have used Help to Buy since it was launched in 2013.

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  20. Business secretary Greg Clark visits as Hinkley C reaches 250 apprentice milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    BUSINESS Secretary Greg Clark said he was impressed with progress at Hinkley C on his first visit to the site today . Mr Clark was visiting along with Energy minister Richard Harrington, Bridgwater and West Somerset MP Ian Liddell-Grainger , EDF chief executive Simone Rossi along with delegates from France and China as EDF hit the milestone of having 250 apprentices working on site.

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