Details have been published of improved safety on the M5 in Somerset, three years after one of the worst road accidents in living memoryRead the full story ›
Some famous faces have appeared on a video wishing the Royal Marines a happy 350th anniversary.
They include The Prime Minister, Bear Grylls, Harrison Ford, Ross Kemp, Caroline Quentin, Tom Hardy and Henry Cavill.
You can watch the video here.
Four thousand jobs could be created at a new business park in Taunton. The project would see land developed just off Junction 25 of the M5Read the full story ›
4,000 jobs could be created at a new business park planned for Taunton.
The borough council wants to develop land just off junction 25 of the M5. Transport improvements to both the junction and public transport will also be made as part of the scheme.
An auction of dragons displayed around Taunton Deane over the summer has raised more than 26 thousand pounds for charity.
The statue based on the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge sold for 2 thousand pounds.
The dragons were decorated by local artists and students.
A trail of statues was set up around the towns of Taunton, Wellington and Wiveliscombe.
More drivers are killed on country roads in Devon and Cornwall than in any other part of Britain.
That's the frightening statistic revealed by the Government's road safety campaign group today.
A former rugby player says he's lucky to be alive after a crash on a country lane:
A former Taunton rugby player has told of the moment he hit a coach head on as a new campaign is launched to warn drivers of the dangers of country roads.
Rob Odams is still recovering from the accident - doctors said he was lucky to be alive. According to the Department for Transport, 60 percent of fatalities occur on rural roads but few people are aware of the risks.
The car of a missing Somerset man has been found north Devon. 52 year old William Douglas from Taunton was last seen on Wednesday morning. He was reported missing when he didn't turn up for work. His car has today been found in North Molton. Exmoor Search and Rescue have now joined in the search.
Taunton Foodbank is appealing for people to donate more food as their supplies have dwindled. They say increasing numbers of families have been referred to them for food and they've been feeding children in the holidays that would normally receive free school meals. The volunteers that run it say without their help crime would increase as people would either starve or steal.