Ian Liddell-Grainger, the MP for Bridgwater & West Somerset has forgotten to renew his gun licence & is furious he will miss hunting season.Read the full story ›
Children and parents in a Somerset town will find out this week whether they'll lose their free school bus.Read the full story ›
A pedestrian has died following a collision involving a car in Bridgwater.
A Vauxhall Vectra was in collision with a 66-year-old man in Broadway, at the junction with Albert Street, at about 5.40pm last night.
The pedestrian sadly died at the scene. Specially trained officers are supporting his family.
The largest illuminated carnival in Europe took place last night in Somerset. Thousands of people lined the streets to enjoy the spectacle.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of carnival members are putting the last minute touches to their carts ahead of the annual Bridgwater Carnival tomorrow night.Read the full story ›
Police are trying to trace a 19-year-old who has gone missing from Bridgwater.
Soraia Lourenco has not been seen since August 15 and officers say they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.
They say enquiries suggest the teen - described as vulnerable - may be in the Nottingham area.
Soraia is 5ft 5ins, of slight build, with black hair and brown eyes.
She was last seen wearing patterned leggings, white trainers, a grey hooded top and a baseball cap.
If you see Soraia please call 999 and give the call handler the reference number 5216189418.
If you have information about where she may be, please call 101 and give the call handler the same number.
A collision on the M5 near Bridgwater has closed the motorway Southbound.Read the full story ›
Changes have been made to a new £2.9 million roundabout in Somerset that residents say is a menace.Read the full story ›
French energy company EDF has repeated its support for the new nuclear power station at Hinkley, even though a final investment decision for the £18 billion plant is still to be made.
French unions had expressed their concerns over the impact of the project.
EDF relies on sensitivity studies already communicated to staff representatives and considers this vote does not change the fundamentals of the project, nor the desire of players to engage in it.
The director of Greenpeace comments that, in the wake of Brexit, it would be foolish to pursue the deal. He says the Government should be thinking in terms of renewable energy as a Plan B.
In the UK, Brexit is throwing up endless questions that no one knows the answers to over the future of the European energy market. It would be idiocy of the highest magnitude for the UK government in its current incarnation to sign this disastrous deal.
In our third report. We're speaking to students studying politics, which way do they think the vote will swing in June?Read the full story ›