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TV presenter Chris Packham.

Taunton vets join Chris Packham in action against ticks

Somerset County Council programme praised by Department for Education

Somerset County Council programme praised by Department for Education

VISITING: Estate improvements

Highbridge residents quizzed on Great Estates project

The Waverley will be taking passengers from Minehead to Ilfracombe

World's last sea-going paddle steamer is coming to Minehead

LIFESAVERS: The RNLI said repair costs had diverted funds

Vandals put "lives at risk" after damaging RNLI equipment at Berrow Beach

Three car road traffic collision at Bradford on Tone

Three car road traffic collision at Bradford on Tone

Huge crowds turn out for the opening of The Range, in Taunton

Huge crowds turn out for the opening of The Range, in Taunton

FLOOD: A proposed barrage could help prevent a repeat of the 2014 damage according to Ian Liddell-Grainger

Somerset flood barrage 'vital' says MP

Visitors can guess the name of this baby Alpaca at Cutcombe Fete this weekend

Baby Alpaca to star at this weekend's Cutcombe Féte

Do you know this man? CCTV appeal after distraction theft in Shaftesbury

Do you know this man? CCTV appeal after distraction theft in Shaftesbury

Taunton pubs and clubs reminded to get licence to show Premier League football

Taunton pubs and clubs reminded to get licence to show Premier League football

Bridgwater teenager arrested after drugs warrant at a home

Bridgwater teenager arrested after drugs warrant at a home

A RNLI Atlantic 85 lifeboat like the one used in the rescue

Rash yachtsman causes two RNLI Minehead search operations in 24 hours

Browne's Pond footpath to close for longawaited improvements

Browne's Pond footpath to close for longawaited improvements

SMILING: Maddison and Rob Winters

Fun in the sun at Bridgwater Salvation Army party

Berrow woman's head shave for Beat charity

Berrow woman's head shave for Beat charity

RESCUED: Gareth Davies andTrudi Howell with the baby hedgehogs

Secret World release baby hedgehogs back into the wild

Summer fun in Taunton's French Weir Park

Summer fun in Taunton's French Weir Park

Companies involved in Hinkley C get named - including host of Somerset ones

Companies involved in Hinkley C get named - including host of Somerset ones

Neil Murphy.

'Don't ruin the recovery by raising rates' Somerset Chamber of Commerce boss warns

Charity appeal for sick girl Evie Doyle who spends most of her life in hospital in Taunton

Charity appeal for sick girl Evie Doyle who spends most of her life in hospital in Taunton

Two Sedgemoor parks awarded Green Flag Award Scheme

Two Sedgemoor parks awarded Green Flag Award Scheme

First 'revenge porn' conviction in Avon and Somerset

First 'revenge porn' conviction in Avon and Somerset

PHOTOS: Mayor joins in yarnbombing in Taunton;s Bath Place

PHOTOS: Mayor joins in yarnbombing in Taunton;s Bath Place

Cannington looks 'blooming' lovely as judges arrive

Cannington looks 'blooming' lovely as judges arrive

Paul Morris.

South Petherton man on Land's End-John o'Groats cycle in wife's memory

Court: Highbridge man more than three times over the legal drink/drive limit

Court: Highbridge man more than three times over the legal drink/drive limit

Summer party at Ilminster pub to fund Christmas lights

Summer party at Ilminster pub to fund Christmas lights

Plan to revive fair after 102 years

Plan to revive fair after 102 years

Inmate jailed for threatening to kill prison doctor and her family

Inmate jailed for threatening to kill prison doctor and her family

Taunton Magistrates' Courts

Destructive woman ordered to pay over £2,000 by Taunton magistrates - court results

History weekend to celebrate 500 years of life in Westonzoyland

History weekend to celebrate 500 years of life in Westonzoyland

RNLI crew members rescue kayakers off Minehead

Kayakers rescue sparks RNLI warning

Ilminster bypass safety issues to be discussed with Transport Minister

Ilminster bypass safety issues to be discussed with Transport Minister

Risk-takers warned not to swim in Apex Park Lake

Risk-takers warned not to swim in Apex Park Lake

TRAGIC MUM: Tracey Baker.

Family pay tribute to murdered Tatworth mum Tracey Baker

Ferne Animal Sanctuary, in Wambrook, seeking donations for 1940s Family Fun Day

Ferne Animal Sanctuary, in Wambrook, seeking donations for 1940s Family Fun Day

Lorry driver smashes wall in Somerset sat-nav mix up: PICTURES

Lorry driver smashes wall in Somerset sat-nav mix up: PICTURES

Tale of Bridgwater man's WWI experiences brought to life

Tale of Bridgwater man's WWI experiences brought to life

THE three areas Sedgemoor has identified for the expansion

Furious residents set up petition over expansion to business park near Highbridge

THE closure and diversion route. Photo: Crown Copyright

Essential resurfacing in the Huntworth area means road closure during 8am-5pm

Two-vehicle road traffic collision near Highbridge

Two-vehicle road traffic collision near Highbridge

Marie and Allan Hollis, both 87, saw their home of 13 years in Bears Meadow Lane destroyed

Kilve couple overwhelmed by support after house destroyed in fire

PROBLEM: Residents are calling for something to do be done to stop travellers occupying the site

Deal with travellers at Henlade Park and Ride, say residents

New bus timetables for Taunton services

New bus timetables for Taunton services

Vintage items stolen from old petrol station in Withypool

Withypool petrol station owner 'gutted' after vintage items stolen

Teddy bears enjoy picnic at Walled gardens of Cannington: PICTURES

Teddy bears enjoy picnic at Walled gardens of Cannington: PICTURES

Taunton businesses named and shamed for not paying National Minimum Wage

Taunton businesses named and shamed for not paying National Minimum Wage

South Petherton's cycle challenge in memory of wife

South Petherton's cycle challenge in memory of wife

Makeover for Watchet beauty spot

Makeover for Watchet beauty spot

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