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Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Veterans Award for former Taunton Royal Marine

A former Taunton Royal Marine discharged in 2011 due to spinal injuries from Afghanistan has been awarded the Inspiration of the Year Gold Award at the Welsh Veterans Awards 2024.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Lewis Gregory reacts after Somerset lose to Gloucester

After their narrow five-wicket loss to Gloucester this weekend Somerset Captain Lewis Gregory reacted to the match

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Taunton street cleaning team left with ‘nowhere to have a break’

A Taunton resident said she was concerned about a team of street cleaners who was left with “nowhere to stay or have a break” after the building they used was vandalised.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Taunton Race for Life raises over £64K for Cancer Research

This weekend 850 people took part and the 3k and 5k events have so far raised £64,051 towards Cancer Research UK's life-saving research.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Somerset Council to consider increased payment to SUEZ

Councillors will discuss increased payments to SUEZ to secure waste collections across the county.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Red Arrows fly over Taunton for Somerset Armed Forces Day

The Red Arrows flew over Taunton yesterday afternoon (Saturday, July 6) as part of Somerset Armed Forces Day in Vivary Park.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Property for sale in Taunton: Three bedroom townhouse

This end-of-terrace town house occupies a prime position in a gated community in a central location in Taunton backing onto Vivary Park.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Property for sale in Cheddon Fitzpaine: Four bedroom house

This charming Grade II listed cottage occupies an ideal position opposite the church right in the heart of Cheddon Fitzpaine, just over three miles away from Taunton.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

New Taunton MP Gideon Amos opens Somerset Armed Forces Day

TAUNTON and Wellington's new MP Gideon Amos has carried out his first official engagement this morning: opening Somerset Armed Forces Day.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Ex-Taunton MP Rebecca Pow reflects on ‘immense privilege’

FORMER Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow has wished Gideon Amos well as he prepares to take his place in the House of Commons.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Somerset Armed Forces Day gets under way in Taunton

Somerset Armed Forces Day has returned to Taunton's Vivary Park – and there is plenty to see and do, including a Red Arrows flypast.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Friends raise £1,700 for Musgrove's Breast Cancer Unit

Wendy and Mandy presented a big cheque totalling £1730, to Max Patch, 28, and Zoe Steer, community fundraisers for the Love Musgrove charity at the Breast Cancer Care Centre on June 27.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Property for sale near Taunton: Large five bedroom house

This elegant period farmhouse is situated in a peaceful rural location in the village of Wrantage, just five miles from Taunton.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Gideon Amos speaks after being named Taunton & Wellington MP

After being elected as MP for Taunton and Wellington Gideon Amos, Liberal Democrats, has spoken of the pride he has for his campaign’s success

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Saturday collections planned in Taunton after multiple M5 closures

Recycling crews will be out collecting tomorrow (Saturday, July 6) following a week of disruption caused by multiple closures of the M5.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Lib Dem Gideon Amos is the MP for Taunton and Wellington

Gideon Amos said he “will be a strong and resilient voice for the people of Taunton and Wellington after winning the seat.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Taunton man ‘chuffed’ with his Coldplay verse at Glastonbury

Taunton man Alex McGuire has spoken to the County Gazette after Coldplay frontman Chris Martin sang him a short song at Glastonbury Festival 2024.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Travellers evicted from Taunton Silk Mills Park and Ride

Travellers have been evicted from Taunton Silk Mills Park and Ride.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

Multi-storey approved at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital

Patients at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton will soon find it much easier to park after plans for a second multi-storey car park on site were approved.

Somerset County Gazette | Taunton

When to expect General Election results in Somerset constituencies

Today is the General Election, and here's when you can expect to see the results declared for each of Somerset's constituencies.