Rudolf is repaired and a Christmas display set up in the shadow of Wells Cathedral is back on show after it was ruined by drunken revellersRead the full story ›
Drunken revellers who smashed up a popular Christmas display in Wells have come forward. They caused thousands of pounds of damageRead the full story ›
A new children's play park in Somerset has gone up in flames. The fire broke out on 5 November.Read the full story ›
The man behind Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis, will be opening a new performing arts centre in Wells later todayRead the full story ›
A Jack Russell had to be cut free from an 8 inch drain pipe after she became stuck chasing a rabbit.Read the full story ›
A Somerset school has erected a blue plaque in honour of former pupil and Hot Fuzz director Edgar WrightRead the full story ›
An elderly couple, separated for seven weeks because of a shortage of carers, have been reunited.Read the full story ›
Cygnets born at the Bishop's Palace in Wells have today been named Swanny McSwan Face, Tim Beak and Swan Direction. The names were drawn out of a hat of suggestions along with Lester, Swanold Trump, Ron Swanson, Siegfried, Lilibet and Sadiq Swaan.
The first of this year's cygnets hatched out into the nest in the early hours of the morning of Saturday 30th April.
Following the safe arrival of 9 beautiful cygnets over the Bank Holiday, The Bishop’s Palace is launching its annual competition to name the little ones.
But will there be a Swanny McSwanFace?
Hundreds of cribs are on display in Somerset as part of a nativity scene. The Crib Festival is running at St Cuthbert's Church in Wells until Monday. People have been invited to bring their own to put on display so that there is a mixed of ages, styles and materials.
It runs over the same weekend as the Rotary's Reindeer Parade which takes place on Sunday and will see Father Christmas and his reindeer parade down the High Street.