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One child sex offence recorded every 6 hours, as Avon & Somerset hits record high

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:29
THE number of child sex offences recorded by Avon & Somerset Police rose to a record 1,483 last year.
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Somerset farmers could be due post-Brexit boost as they help 'maintain beautiful landscapes', says Gove

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:12
Enhancing animal welfare and maintaining beautiful landscapes are "public goods" which could receive funding after Brexit, Michael Gove is set to tell farmers.
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Calls for change to 'upskirting' law after 10-year-old targeted in Somerset

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:06
Campaigners have called for urgent changes to the law to make "upskirting" criminalised alongside other sexual offences, as the first official figures on the craze revealed a complainant as young as 10 in Somerset.
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Motorists could see a 10 per cent increase in some car park charges around Taunton

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:00
A NEW scheme to change the way Taunton residents park their cars could see drivers paying around 10 per cent more. 
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Store's Valentine's raffle supports Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 21:40
CUSTOMERS at a village store have helped raise £140 for a charity's Taunton and district fundraising branch.
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Mrs Somerset hoping to compete in international beauty pageant in USA

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:00
A TAUNTON mum is hoping to jet off to America again to fly the flag for Somerset in an international beauty pageant.
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Children's charities share £12,361 raised by staff at Taunton firm

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:00
STAFF at the Taunton-based UK Hydrographic Office have raised £12,321 for two charities that work to support seriously ill children and their families.
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PHOTOS: Hundreds raise thousands of pounds at Taunton Swimathon

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:59
ENERGETIC swimmers who raised thousands of pounds for charity are recovering after their exertions at the annual Taunton Soroptimists Swimathon over the weekend.
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How to combat rogue traders - advice from police

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:41
REPORTS of rogue traders attempting to ply their unscrupulous trade are often received by police at this time of the year, officers say.
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12 jobs to go as Taunton 'value shop' closes down

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:30
AROUND 12 staff are being made redundant after the directors of a value shop decided to pull out of Taunton.
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Woman cut free from car after crash with lorry- M5 re-opens

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:00
A WOMAN had to be cut free following a crash between a car and a lorry on the M5 near Taunton.
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'Weather event' set to bring lengthy cold snap to Britain

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:17
BRITAIN will be gripped by a potentially lengthy cold snap as sudden stratospheric warming looks poised to cause temperatures to tumble.
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Woman found dead in Taunton park was a 34 year old

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:07
POLICE have confirmed that a man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in a Taunton park.
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This is why KFC stores across Somerset have been forced to close

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:30
KFC has been forced to close a raft of stores after a new delivery contract with DHL resulted in chicken shortages across the country.
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People in Taunton area will have to pay almost £90 more in council tax in the year from April

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:29
AVERAGE council tax bills for people living in Taunton Deane are set to go up by £87.79 in the year from April.
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Why the going could get softer at Taunton Racecourse

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:01
A NEW reservoir could be built at Taunton Racecourse to help ensure softer ground and help reduce the risk of injury to horses and jockeys.
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Expert to give view on how Firepool and Coal Orchard could be developed

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:00
THE director of an organisation that aims to help create beautiful spaces will give his take on how Taunton should take advantage of the "exciting opportunities" in Taunton.
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Doubt remains over opening times for KFC branches following chicken delivery chaos

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:37
DOUBT continues to remain over KFC branches in Taunton and Bridgwater following delivery chaos over the weekend. 
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The day a rare white deer was killed by the hunt

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:48
TODAY (Monday) marks the 25th anniversary of the death of a rare white hind that attracted scores of admirers on the Quantock Hills.
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Four people hauled back before magistrates after ignoring court orders

Somerset Gazette - latest news - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:34
RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.
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