One of a kind art installation in Castle Green will be bringing music to Taunton this summer.Read the full story ›
Both of Taunton’s baseball teams got off to a promising start on the opening day of the South West Baseball League 2016 season.Read the full story ›
With childhood obesity reaching 'epidemic' levels, a nursery in Taunton is trying to stay healthy. They've taken added sugar off the menu.Read the full story ›
Up to £500 in charity donations has been stolen from a church in Taunton. Thieves smashed a window and broke into the vestry.
They then emptied all 20 of the collection pots - each containing around £25.
Police say theft took place between noon on Christmas Day and 9:45am on Sunday 27th December at the Taunton United Reformed Church on Paul Street.
They're appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.
Frederick Forsyth says the whole legal procedure surrounding Marine A was "absolutely flawed" and therefore the verdict was "unsafe".
The famous author has thrown his support behind a campaign to get Alexander Blackman's case referred back to the court of appeal. He has helped the family pay for fresh legal advice:
Hundreds of people including many veterans have attended a rally in support of jailed former Royal Marine Alexander BlackmanRead the full story ›
The wife of a former Royal Marine from Taunton jailed for life for murdering a Taliban fighter is making a fresh bid to clear his nameRead the full story ›
The wife of a former Royal Marine from Somerset jailed for killing a wounded Afghan fighter is beginning a fresh legal bid to clear his name.
Alexander Blackman is serving life for murder but hundreds of supporters are expected to join his wife Claire who is from Taunton when she applies to have the case referred back to the Court of Appeal.
She says the charge should have been manslaughter because of combat stress.
A former Royal Marine from Taunton found guilty of murdering a Taliban fighter was suffering from a 'recognised mental illness' at the time that went undiagnosed - according to psychiatrists.
A report found Alexander Blackman was struggling with combat stress and had an 'adjustment disorder'. There is an appeal to reduce his charge to manslaughter. The Ministry of Defence say it has followed the legal process throughout the case.
Somerset lottery winners, with a combined fortune of £10 million are pulling on their wellies to visit Conquest Equestrian Centre in Taunton.
As well as helping the volunteers carry out their daily tasks, the winners will be finding out more about the charity and delivering gifts and treats for the volunteers.
Conquest Equestrian Centre is a Somerset charity which offers equine activities for adults and children with a wide range of disabilities.