A 29 year old man has been charged with a stabbing in Yeovil. Kier Tong from Newton Road is accused of wounding with intent and possession of a blade after a man was stabbed at a house in Newton Road yesterday morning. The man is in a serious but stable condition in hospital. Tong is due in court tomorrow morning.
It's three days and counting to the start of the new football season. As part of our series of profiles of all our main teams - today we look at the prospects for Yeovil Town.
This time a year ago the team was buoyant after promotion to the Championship, but relegation followed, and Town are now back in League One.
Tim Walsh reports:
A long serving policewoman from Yeovil is swapping her regular beat in Somerset for the war-torn country of South Sudan in Africa.
For the next two years Jackie Gold is taking on a new international policing role with the United Nations. Bob Constantine reports.
Two Somerset men have been named as one of the four Britons feared dead after the yacht they were sailing in capsized in the mid-Atlantic Ocean.
56 year old Paul Goslin from Yeovil and 52 year old Steve Warren from Bridgwater were part of the crew on the Cheeki Rafiki returning from a sailing regatta in the Caribbean.
The yacht got into difficulties near Cape Cod in Massachusetts on Thursday. A search rescue for the crew has this afternoon been called off.
"We searched with multiple assets over 4,000 square miles for pings from the vessel's personal locator beacons.
"After receiving no more transmissions we believe that we would have found them by now if we were going to find them.
"These beacons are small devices and the ones being used have a very short battery life."
Yeovil Town Ladies face their biggest game since they entered the Women's Super League tonight when they take on Bristol Academy in the Continental Cup at Stoke Gifford.
The match has been dubbed the "Battle of the South West" but Yeovil know they start the game as underdogs.
Defender Natalie Haigh says it's a brilliant opportunity.
Two injured workmen who were trapped inside a collapsed building in Yeovil have been rushed to hospital.
Emergency services were called to a construction site on Boundary Road shortly after midday.
They were freed from the wreckage and taken to hospital by ambulance. A man in his early twenties suffered head and leg injuries and was taken to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. A second casualty, in his 60s, was taken to Yeovil District Hospital with minor injuries.
Yeovil Town's final game in the Championship has ended with a heavy 4-1 defeat to Middlesbrough at Huish Park.
A group of football fans from Bristol are touring all 92 league clubs in the country in just 92 hours.
They set off from Plymouth Argyle's Home Park stadium this morning, and have already visited Yeovil Town and both Bristol clubs.
They're raising money and awareness for an ME charity. Catherine Harley is one of the group, and she's a Yeovil Town fan:
Cannabis plants worth £200,000 have been seized from a house in Yeovil.
Officers found 198 plants at a detached house that had been converted into a cannabis factory in Boundary Close.
A 33-year-old man is in custody for questioning on suspicion of drugs and immigration offences.
The area’s beat manager PC George Pettingell said: “We’re very grateful for help from the public in being our eyes and ears identifying this suspected cannabis factory.
“We take drugs misuse and its associated crime and anti-social behaviour very seriously. If you have any information about drugs in your community, please call us on 101.”
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