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People living Bruton and Frome have a new direct rail link with London from today.
The South West trains service runs between Waterloo and Yeovil but will go via the two towns once a day in each direction.
The first one from London was waved off by Frome's MP who said he hoped that further services will be added in future.
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In Somerset, The A361 at Holwell Hill at Nunney is closed both ways due to a multi-vehicle accident near Nunney Catch Roundabout.
It's affecting traffic between Frome and Shepton Mallet.
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Frome's Formula One star Jenson Button has confirmed his marriage to lingerie model Jessica Michibata on Twitter.
The pair, who were in Hawaii for Christmas, were pictured in several newspapers at a ceremony in Maui.
And on New Year's Eve both the former F1 world champion and the Japanese-Argentine model took to social media to announce their news.
Happy New Year from Mr & Mrs Button!! We're excited to see in the New year with family and loved ones, we hope you're too! ???????
After meeting in 2008, the couple's relationship experienced ups and downs and they split for a short time in 2010 before getting back together.
Their marriage capped a year which started in the worst possible way for the 34-year-old Button off the track after the death of his father in January.
John Button, a guiding force and a stalwart of support from his son's early days as a child racer in karting competitions through to his F1 world championship victory in 2009, died at his home in the French Riviera.
Somerset's, Jenson Button has kept his McLaren seat for the 2015 season.
The future of the 2009 world champion had been in doubt, with McLaren putting off a decision on whether Button or Danish team-mate Kevin Magnussen would drive alongside the returning Fernando Alonso.
However, it's understood Button will be kept on by McLaren, with the 34-year-old agreeing a deal for a 16th season in Formula One.
Jenson Button's Formula One future should be resolved later today.
McLaren, the team the Somerset driver raced for this season, will decide at a board meeting whether to retain Button or his team-mate Kevin Magnussen to partner new signing Fernando Alonso.
Button, who's from Frome, has competed in Formula One for 14 years and was world champion in 2009.
Somerset racing driver, Jenson Button, is one of the latest to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Formula 1 star, who grew up in Frome, did his bit to raise awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to encourage donations to research.