A team of seven 13-year-olds from Taunton School in Somerset have achieved their dream of crossing the English Channel.Read the full story ›
Councillors in Taunton insist that a £109m plan to redevelop a derelict site can go ahead, despite planners rejecting the current proposal.Read the full story ›
Taunton farmer Ed Ling came third in the men's trap shooting. Speaking to ITV, he says he's looking forward to returning home for harvest!Read the full story ›
Taunton shooter and part-time farmer Ed Ling has scooped a bronze medal in the men's trap shooting at the Rio Olympics.
It's the third medal for Team GB. It follows Swindon's Jazz Carlin's silver medal win.
The 33-year-old shooter beat David Kostelecky from the Czech Republic 13-9. But Ling, from Somerset, won't be hanging around for long as he's straight on the plane back home to harvest.
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Somerset shooter Ed Ling is through to the trap shooting final at the Rio Olympics. He will be facing 5 other competitors later today (8 August).
No matter the outcome, Ed's having to catch a flight back home to Taunton straight after the competition to make it back for the harvest - he's a farmer by day.
There's queueing traffic and two lanes are closed due to overturned van on M5 Southbound between Junction 25 for the A358 (Taunton) and Junction 26 A38 (Wellington).
Congestion is also building on the M5 to Junction 24 for the A38 (Bridgwater South).
Two lanes are closed.
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