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Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Taunton Town FC vs Chippenham Town FC postponed February 20

Taunton Town FC's match against Chippenham Town FC on February 20 has been postponed.

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Nottingham killer: Valdo Calocane’s sentence to be reviewed

The Attorney General has confirmed she will ask the Court of Appeal to review the sentence handed to Valdo Calocane.

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Taunton man on his journey to type 2 diabetes remission

A Taunton man has opened up on his journey to type 2 diabetes remission

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Man charged with drugs offences appears at Taunton court

A 22-year-old man has been charged with drug offences in connection with a suspected drug line in

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Taunton mum sets up casting and photography business

A Taunton mum has set up a hand/foot casting and photography business - Mummy's Prints.

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Person taken to hospital as car hits road sign in Taunton town centre

Police have attended reports of a car hitting a road sign in Taunton town centre.

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Looking back: Somerset police vow to tackle cycling on the pavement

An Avon and Somerset police spokesperson said officers and Police Community Support Officers have powers to slap a £30 on-the-spot fine on anyone on their bike on the pavement.

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80 new homes to be built in Cotford St Luke, Taunton

Developer Lovell is bringing 80 new homes near Taunton​ after completing contracts on a £25 million, mixed-tenure development.

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St Giles Welfare asks owner of ‘possible XL dog’ to come forward

An animal welfare centre is asking for the owner of a possible XL bully dog to come forward as they “fear for the worst outcome”.

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18-year-old arrested following theft from Taunton store

Police were called after 2.30pm on Friday, February 16 after alleged theft at an independent boutique. A number of items were said to have been stolen.

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Tickets for England Women's match against Pakistan in Taunton

They are set to take on Pakistan in a Women’s ODI at the Cooper Associates County Ground on Sunday, May 26th.

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Family and dog rescued from Taunton house fire

A family and their dog have been rescued from the window of a house in Taunton after a fire.

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Chair of council honours Somerset's Aldermen at ceremonial event

The Alderman title is the highest award that can be made to a former councillor.

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Property for sale in Taunton: Three bedroom townhouse

This three-bedroom Victorian townhouse sits on Portland Street in the popular French Weir area of Taunton.

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Taunton's Glass Skin named as finalist in multiple awards

Glass Skin, on East Street, is in the running to be crowned winner in the Rising Star and Best for Aesthetics categories. The company has also been nominated in the National Beauty Awards in the Best New Aesthetics and Best Business Branding categories.

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Property for sale in Taunton: Four bedroom large house

This substantial detached house occupies a prime position in a desirable address in Taunton, close to the town centre and the nearby shops in French Weir.

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Lib Dem Amos ‘delighted’ as Taunton Town Council continues services

The LibDem parliamentary candidate for Taunton and Wellington is "delighted" with the decision.

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M5 near Taunton to close overnight due to emergency repair

Emergency repairs are taking place tomorrow night (February 17) at junction 25 near Taunton.

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Taunton Town FC vs Maidstone United called off due to rain

Taunton Town FC's match against Maidstone United on Saturday, February 17, has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

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Forkin Porkin director hopes to make Taunton shop a franchise

The director of Forkin Porkin based in Taunton hopes to make his business a franchise.