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West Somerset Free Press
CLOWNING around paid off for Holly Trunks and Destiny Coles when they were among the fancy dress winners at Danesfield Middle School’s annual fun run on Sunday.
A NEW and innovative network of advice set to unlock a raft of help and support for struggling West Somerset families is on the verge of being launched thanks to a bumper National Lottery windfall.
AN Allerford woman suffered bites to her arms after a freak accident left one of her pet dogs dead and the other needing to be freed by firefighters.
A WEST Somerset company has helped create the massive centrepiece of a tea party which is likely to make ‘feeding the 5,000’ seem a minor miracle.
WATCHET could become only the second town in West Somerset to have a publicly funded CCTV system.
POLICE have objected to an application to build a 56-bed mental health facility on the edge of Wiveliscombe.
THE new chairman of West Somerset Council has said he does not underestimate the challenges facing the authority in the coming year and has pledged to do his utmost to showcase everything the district has to offer.
FOUR West Somerset men were arrested in a police crackdown on drug crime and other outstanding offences.
A GROUP of agricultural students from Minehead’s West Somerset Community College have set their sights on glory at this season’s prestigious farming shows after coming up trumps at the North Somerset Show at the beginning of the month.
WEST Somerset Council’s planning department has beaten its targets for performance over the past year.
WATCHET could follow in the footsteps of Minehead and Dulverton and appoint a town mayor to lead its civic duties.
MATRON and senior sister Anne Henson has walked off the ward for the last time at Williton Hospital.
THE family of a Minehead teenager hospitalised with a rare and debilitating illness for more than six months has praised the local community for its “amazing” support.
A FOOTPATH plagued by vandals looks set to be upgraded to become a key link between Minehead’s station car park and Morrisons supermarket in Vulcan Road.
THE already delayed Hinkley C project is facing a fresh threat, this time in the form of a legal challenge from the National Trust of Ireland.
THE High Sheriff of Somerset, Maureen Whitmore, was in West Somerset last week to find out more about the work of groups supported by the charitable organisation, the Somerset Community Foundation.
A PAIR of TV veterans from the Time Team series were on hand to help reopen the Dunster Dolls Museum for the 2013 season.
WEST Somerset’s first UK Independence Party councillor has pledged to strengthen the party’s new- found base in the district ahead of the next General Election.
WEST Somerset voters helped change the political face of Somerset as the UK Independence Party tasted success for the first time in the district in county council elections.
WATCHET Sea Scouts will once again be riding on the crest of a wave after David Wood, the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, rededicated their two pulling gigs.
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