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 ›
Taunton's Park and Ride service could be suspended and funding for children's services reduced.Read the full story ›
More than a hundred jobs at the council are potentially at risk and Taunton's park and rides are both under threat.Read the full story ›
Thousands of students across the West Country have collected their A Level Results with a rise in those achieving As and A*s.Read the full story ›
A 22 year-old man from Somerset has become the first person to travel around the world on a unicycle.Read the full story ›
Delays of up to 90 minutes are expected if you're travelling on the M5 between J26 and J25 near Taunton after a caravan over turned. Highways England say it has been recovered and debris is being cleared from the motorway. They are warning of 'severe delays' on approach.
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