Ian Liddell-Grainger, the Conservative MP for Bridgwater and West Somerset, made the comparison during a speech in the House of Commons.Read the full story ›
The Welsh music legend has announced he will headline a concert in Taunton in July.Read the full story ›
The pop-ska band will take to the stage at Vivary Park in July.Read the full story ›
The owners of Taunton’s County Stores have blamed the closure on competition from rival supermarkets.Read the full story ›
People gathered to pay tribute to the well-known swan at Hestercombe Gardens near Taunton.Read the full story ›
The survey by the Royal Society for Public Health found people in places like Taunton, Cheltenham, Exeter, Bath and Bristol live longerRead the full story ›
A 64-year-old woman suffered “devastating" injuries after falling three metres into a storage basement.Read the full story ›
A postcard that was sent 21 years ago has finally arrived at its addressed destination in Mid-Cornwall.Read the full story ›
The family of a woman who died in a collision on the M5 has paid tribute to her.
Joanne Jennings, 45, from Highbridge, died in the crash near junction 25 for Taunton, which happened at about 8.30am on Thursday, 13 September.
Joanne was a loving mother, wife, sister, auntie and nanny.
She was always filled with joy and happiness, laughing and smiling as she went about her day.
She will be sadly missed by family and friends and has a place in many people’s hearts.”
The 52-year-old wanted a romantic relationship with Heather Jordan and bombarded her with up to 100 messages a day.Read the full story ›