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Man, 29, charged with stalking and making threats to kill

Daniel Kellaway, 29, appeared at Yeovil Magistrates' Court today (April 24) and was remanded into custody

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Witnesses sought after man punched and kicked in Yeovil attack

Avon and Somerset Police are appealing to identify two women who they believe witnessed the alleged attack on Middle Street where a man suffered significant bruising and the loss of a tooth

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Somerset Council to pursue legal action to remove Israeli arms firm from Bristol offices

The council's offices and meetings have been repeatedly targeted by protesters

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Former Somerset theatre could be reopened following £5m government funding boost

The Amulet theatre closed its doors in 2022

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Dreamboys male strip show is coming to Somerset

Dreamboys are set to perform at Westlands Ballroom, Yeovil for one night only on Friday, May 10

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Castle Green public artwork given go ahead by Arts Taunton

The organisation’s latest endeavour will see multi-award-winning artist Emma Smith create new artworks to be installed in and around the Museum of Somerset.

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Somerset awarded Tier 1 Women's team status from 2025

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed the eight First Class Counties who have been successful in their bid to be awarded Tier 1 women’s team status from 2025.

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Heron House among best in South West according to reviews

Four Somerset care homes have been named among the Top 20 Care Homes South West England for 2024, according to rating and review site, carehome.co.uk.

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Chair of Somerset NHS Trust to retire within the next year

Chair of Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Colin Drummond OBE DL, has announced that he intends to retire within the next year.

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Glastonbury Festival founder to be knighted at Windsor Castle

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis is set to be knighted at Windsor Castle for services to music and charity.

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Frome residents oppose 1,700 homes plan near the A361

There remains the prospect of a further 1,700 new homes being delivered as part of the Selwood Garden Community (SGC) in Frome.

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Give your opinion on the future of nature in Somerset

Somerset Council is urging residents to take the final opportunity to guide the future of nature in the county.

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Man on epic cycle ride for MS awareness makes stop in Yeovil

The ride will run from Land's End to John o' Groats in Scotland and back

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Taunton Town FC not renewing Rob Dray's contract for 2024/25

Dray was appointed to the role in 2018 and guided the Peacocks to Southern League glory before managing the side for two seasons in the National League.

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Man dies in collision on A39 near Porlock

A motorcyclist has died in a single-vehicle collision in Somerset today (Monday, April 22).

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Wells MP confirms grants for flood damaged homes & business

Wells MP James Heappey has confirmed grants for flood damaged homes and businesses in Somerset.

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Somerset fire crews battle two enormous crop fires

Firefighters called to deal with incidents just two days apart which leave fields almost totally destoyed

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Remembering the Somerset passengers on board the Titanic

We delve into the County Gazette archives to remember the Somerset passengers on board the Titanic when it crashed in 1912, claiming 1,500 lives.

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Teens filmed throwing lamb down steps at popular Somerset beauty spot

Boys given referral order after animal abuse posted online

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MP Sarah Dyke asks for meeting to discuss safety of Frome bypass

A Somerset MP wants to discuss the safety of the A361 Frome bypass, following a fatal collision.