Taunton's Brewhouse Theatre to be reopened after the borough council agreed to grant a five-year lease to the Taunton Theatre Association.
The M5 crash could have been avoided if the organiser of a fireworks display fulfilled his health and safety duties, a jury has heard.
As RSPCA West Hatch celebrates being open for 50 years today we look back at how they've helped animals in the region
40 Commando have returned home from an exercise in California.
The Green Berets have been fine-tuning their skills in the US desert as part of Exercise Black Alligator.
The men from Norton Manor Camp, in Taunton, relocated for several weeks, to the US Marine Corps base at Twentynine Palms in California.
Hundreds of Royal Marines carried out live firing with heavy guns and mortars and practised their urban combat drills. They also took part in large-scale live firing commando raids with their Dutch and US counterparts.
Next on 40 Commando's agenda is cold weather warfare training in Norway and jungle warfare skills in Gabon.
They'll also be taking part in armoured vehicle, aviation and chemical warfare training.
The postal room at Musgroves Park Hospital in Taunton has been damaged after a fire broke out last night. The fire service say it was caused by an electrical fault. It took under an hour to bring under control.
Hundreds of men from Taunton-based 40 Commando are training in the deserts of California. Next May they become Britain's high readiness unit which can be deployed anywhere in the world at a moment's notice.
They'll also be doing jungle and cold weather training in Gabon and Norway in the months ahead.
Taunton Deane Borough Council has acquired the remaining lease on The Brewhouse Theatre.
The venue was facing possible permanent closure when it went into administration in February. The council have managed to reach an agreement with the administrators but say this is not the final stage of the theatre's revival.
A Royal Marine from Bath who serves in Taunton has been honoured for his bravery and skill while fighting in Afghanistan. Marine Tom Harrison from 40 Commando was among around 100 members of the armed forces to be singled out for going above and beyond their role.
David Wood reports from the ceremony at the Tower of London.
Lieutenant Colonel Matt Jackson from Exeter has received the Distinguished Service Order for his leadership in combat while in Afghanistan last winter.
A Royal Marine from Bath who serves in Taunton has been honoured for his bravery and skill while fighting in Afghanistan. Marine Tom Harrison from 40 Commando was among more than 100 members of the armed forces to be singled out for going above and beyond their role.
A Devon marine has received the Military Cross. Craig Buchanan, who is originally from South Africa, was awarded the honour after he and his patrol were attacked by a member of the Afghan uniformed police.
The Marine, who lives in Exeter, managed to detain the gunman, saving the lives of his colleagues.
A Somerset council is considering bringing back in-house staff after reviewing its contract with the outsourcing company South West One.
Taunton Deane Borough Council could recreate 40 jobs, following the lead of Somerset County Council which moved more than a hundred staff back last year.
Taunton's leader claims the controversial 10 year deal with South West One will still save money but says the county council decision has left it with little choice.
There are delays of up to 30 minutes on First Great Western services between Taunton and Bristol Temple Meads due to cows having been on the line at Nailsea and Backwell.
Lines are now open but delays are expected until around 9am.