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HAPPY: Andrew with The Mercury's previous front page

Victory for Bridgwater postal workers as dismissed postman with MS is reinstated after strike

CLOSING: The Hood Arms at Kilve

Kilve's 400-year-old pub set to close

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CLOSING: The Hood Arms at Kilve

Kilve's 400-year-old pub set to close

BUTLINS TRIP?: Hollywood superstar Will Smith

The Fresh Prince of Minehead?

NHS: this is the sign at the old Bridgwater hospital - a new hospital was built and is now open

LETTER: junior doctors must take off their gloves in the fight with the Government

ACTION: this Zebra Crossing on West Street, Bridgwater, has now been repainted

LETTER: speeding drivers pose problem on Westonzoyland Road near St John & St Francis Church School in Bridgwater

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BLOOMING WONDERFUL: Winners Georgia, Tony and Sharon Bell of Ilton who won the Christmas hamper

Ilminster florist Cottage Flowers blossoms with fundraising skills

Travellers set up at Taunton park and ride site

Breaking UPDATE: Travellers set up at Taunton park and ride site - buses still running PHOTOS

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The Deane House.

Deane House and County Hall windfalls to counteract fall in Government grant

TRAFFIC: Crash at Doniford Road in Williton

TRAFFIC: Crash at Doniford Road in Williton

WEATHER: Wet weekend set for Chard and Ilminster

WEATHER: Wet weekend set for Chard and Ilminster

SOCIAL: the hunt in Berrow pictured before the First World War (55313082)

How to dress properly for the hunt in Edwardian Berrow and today

Taunton Magistrates' Courts.

Wellington attacker gets 24 weeks prison suspended - Taunton court latest

Samuel Reynolds, 31, is wanted by Avon and Somerset Police

DO YOU KNOW HIM? Police launch manhunt after spate of thefts

Missing teenager spotted in Bridgwater: Have you seen him?

Missing teenager spotted in Bridgwater: Have you seen him?

A deer on the Quantocks taken by Andy Linthorne (55570303)

READER'S PHOTO: a deer snapped on the Quantocks by Andy Linthorne

Sport

FLAGBEARER: Bobsleigh pilot, George Johnston from Taunton

BOBSLEIGH: Taunton's George Johnston voted as Team GB's Opening Ceremony Flagbearer for the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer

NATIONAL SERVICE: Taunton Titans fly-half Joe Simmonds is tackled by Scotland's Scott Cummings during the Under-20 Six Nations match at Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld        Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

RUGBY: Pirates flyer O'Meara joins Titans promotion push

SIGNED: Brett Trowbridge

FOOTBALL: Peacocks looking to strengthen hold on second as league strugglers Bashley come calling

RUGBY: Video - Gatford's score voted Samsung’s January try of the Month

RUGBY: Video - Gatford's score voted Samsung’s January try of the Month

POSTPONED: Taunton Town v Tiverton Town

POSTPONED: Taunton Town v Tiverton Town

IN DOUBT: The Viridor Stadium pitch on Saturday afternoon

FOOTBALL: Rearranged derby between Taunton Town and Tiverton Town in severe doubt

Taunton racecourse CJ (55380168)

RACING: Thursday's race meeting at Taunton abandoned after 82mm of rain in three days

Wellington School director of sport, Steffan Jones

'Group young players based on physical maturity rather than age' - school coach calls for bio-banding in English rugby

Queen's equestrian 06 (55335676)

EQUESTRIAN: Queen's College finish fifth at Arena Challenge

FLOODED: The pitch at Taunton Town's Viridor Stadium on Saturday afternoon

'WASHED OUT' - Wet weather is decimating our cashflow, says Peacocks chairman

STAR MAN: Billy Vunipola    Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

RUGBY: Billy Vunipola stars as England begin Eddie Jones era with Murrayfield win

SECOND: Enmore Park's David Dixon

GOLF: Hilleard is hot at Saltford as David Dixon takes second

SOLD: Jos Buttler   AP Photo/Themba Hadebe

CRICKET: Mumbai Indians splash the cash on Jos Buttler in IPL Auction

DELIGHTED: England one-day captain Eoin Morgan    Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

CRICKET: Eoin Morgan hails "phenomenal" Jos Buttler after England start series with a win

National Sport

Jurgen Klopp has told Christian Benteke, pictured, there is no hiding place for him as he continues to struggle

Jurgen Klopp says struggling Liverpool striker Christian Benteke must not hide

Adam Johnson went on trial at Bradford Crown Court on Friday

Former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson 'abused revered position with girl fan'

Diego Costa broke his nose during training on Thursday

Guus Hiddink expects Diego Costa to play against Newcastle despite broken nose

Ed Woodward spoke to Manchester United investors in a conference call on Thursday

Van Gaal unsure of future if Manchester United miss out on the Champions League

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