We welcome the Secretary of State's decision. Over the last 12 years there have been three schemes to develop this seafront site, all of which involved knocking down the current structure.
For one reason or another, these schemes did not go ahead. We welcome the fact that the Secretary of State has recognised the efforts made by the council in attempting to redevelop the Tropicana site and the process for site demolition will now begin."
More top news
A new film celebrating life in Somerset will have its premiere in Taunton tonight. It was shot on film which was developed using cider.
A charity which was set up in memory of 17 year-old Lloyd Fouracre - who was killed on a night out - is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
A Royal Navy sailor from Gloucestershire is one of four men who's been accused of raping a woman in Canada after an ice hockey tournament.