The four ringers from St Mary's who died in the Great War were among 1,400 who lost their lives in the conflict.Read the full story ›
The Gateway Park & Ride on the A358 in Taunton is closed because a group of travellers are on the site.
Somerset County Council has begun legal action but the facility at Ruishton is expected to remain closed across today.
Silk Mills Park & Ride remains open.
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The body of a 53-year-old man, believed to be missing man Mitchell West, has been found by police.Read the full story ›
Dressage rider Deborah Criddle from Taunton has had a long and medal-winning partnership with LJT Akilles but he is due to retire this yearRead the full story ›
Leon Williams, 29, has been jailed after admitting dangerous driving following a police chase at 80mph through 30mph areas of Taunton.Read the full story ›
The multi million pound regeneration of a former livestock market has been approved by councillorsRead the full story ›
Plans for a major residential and commercial development on the old cattle market site in the centre of Taunton could get the go-ahead this evening.
The site's been vacant for a decade now but the Firepool project could now be given approval.
The huge development would homes, offices, shops and leisure facilities and would straddle both sides of the River Tone.
Hospitals in Somerset are appealing urgently for drivers of 4x4 vehicles to assist in transporting essential staff.Read the full story ›
Police have issued an E-fit of a man they want to identify after a woman was sexually assaulted in Taunton.
A 23-year-old woman was assaulted in Sainsbury’s car-park within Hankridge Retail Park at about 6.30pm on Friday (February 23).
Officers say the man in the E-fit was seen standing near a large silver van, which was parked across several spaces close to Sainsbury’s petrol station and next to a grass bank running parallel with the M5.
The offender has been described as white, between 50 and 60 years old, 5ft 8ins, of average build, with short, light brown hair. He was clean-shaven and wearing a black jumper, black trousers and gloves.
Police have asked anyone who recognises the man in the E-fit, or who saw a man matching the description in the area of Sainsbury’s car-park on Friday to contact them using 101.
A man has appeared before magistrates charged with the murder of a woman in Taunton.
The body of 34-year-old Heather Jordan was discovered in Lyngford Park on Sunday morning, 18 February 2018.
52-year-old Martin Corns of Denmark Terrace has been remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown Court on 26 February.
Officers are continuing to patrol the area to reassure residents.