DON'T MISS: Avenue Q at Bridgwater Arts Centre

This is The West Country:

11:32am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PINSTRIPE Productions presents 'Sesame Street for adults' to Bridgwater Arts Centre, on until Saturday.

Nirva misses out on Road to Wimbledon

This is The West Country:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Nirva Patel, 13, was just hours away from a place at the HSBC Road to Wimbledon 14 & Under Challenge before losing 7-5 6-2 to Hannah Davies in the final round of the South-West regional qualifiers in Gloucestershire.

Jos Buttler included in England squad for third Test against India

This is The West Country: Jos Buttler

4:06pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Former Somerset wicket-keeper and Kings College pupil set to make debut at Ageas Bowl on Sunday

Burnham seconds put to the sword by Saints

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Burnham seconds slumped to a disastrous 198-run defeat at the hands of Taunton St Andrews A on Saturday.

Rain denies Burnham for second week running

This is The West Country: Local cricket

12:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Burnham were denied a shot at league victory for the second week running as rain put an early end to their Division Two clash at home against Barrington on Saturday.

Rebels too tough for Diamonds

This is The West Country:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Somerset Rebels proved too much to handle at home in a keenly fought 59-35 victory over Newcastle Diamonds.

GOLF: Chapple stuns his opponents to win July Medal

This is The West Country: golf - cxz

11:55am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Andy Chapple raced to success in the July Medal at Brean Golf Club with a stunning net score of 63 to see off his opponents.

Seconds dump visitors in early Bath

This is The West Country: Local cricket

11:41am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Bridgwater seconds strengthened their position at the top of Premier One with a storming 152-run win against second-placed Bath.

GOLF: Chapple stuns his opponents to win July Medal

11:16am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Andy Chapple raced to success in the July Medal at Brean Golf Club with a stunning net score of 63 to see off his opponents.

Rebels too tough for Diamonds

This is The West Country:

11:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Somerset Rebels proved too much to handle at home in a keenly fought 59-35 victory against Newcastle Diamonds.

GOLF: Not one, but TWO holes in one for magnificent Mel

This is The West Country:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Mel Millar scored a double whammy in a recent golfing event when she managed to score two holes-in-one at Enmore Park

Manager Fey calls for support

This is The West Country:

11:02am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Town manager Richard Fey is urging further support from fans in their last few friendlies before the league kicks off in August.

Tense finale ahead for Wembdon after Bishopston defeat

This is The West Country: SAM Puddy hit a match-winning century for Wembdon

10:05am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Wembdon face fight against survival after “demoralising” defeat in Bristol

CRICKET: Rainstorm denies Bridgetown victory

This is The West Country:

9:42am Monday 21st July 2014

BRIDGETOWN were robbed of an almost certain victory in Division 1 of the West Somerset league when a tremendous storm meant their home game against league leaders Stogumber on Saturday was abandoned.

SHORT MAT BOWLS: Kingscliffe lose to Burrowbridge

This is The West Country: Mayor Dorothy Thornhill also played bowls with members of Holywell Short Mat Bowls Club.

2:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Kingscliffe 49, Burrowbridge 58

BOWLS: Pethy lose out in cup final

This is The West Country: bowls - cxz

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

North Petherton Ladies lost by nine shots to Taunton Deane Ladies in the Mary Bradford Cup.

ANGLING: Mixed bags in the heat on county’s reservoirs

This is The West Country: Local angling

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Wessex Water fisheries

Bridgwater Summer Skittles League results

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Results from the Bridgwater Summer Skittles League

TRIATHLON: Strong showing from Burnham Academy at Minehead Triathlon

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Five podium finishes from the club in TriStar categories

Petherton win Kwik Cricket finals

This is The West Country:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

North Petherton were the winners of the Year 6 Kwik Cricket Finals that took place at a sunny County Ground in Taunton last week.

TENNIS: Wimbledon heartbreak for Skupien

This is The West Country:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

ILMINSTER tennis starlet Louis Skupien insists he is hungrier than ever to see his name in lights after falling just short of booking his spot at a prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

RUNNING: Taunton AC offers chance to improve

This is The West Country:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

TAUNTON Athletics Club are holding eight week running courses for beginners and improvers starting on August 1.

Football enthusiasts encouraged to sign up to Somerset FA Youth Council

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

People aged between 16 and 24 have until the start of August to secure a place with the influential group, which plays a key part in “providing a voice” for Children and Young People (CYP) in football across the county.

Burnham Bowling Club report

This is The West Country: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

IT has been another busy week for Burnham Bowling Club with teams involved in bowls matches around the area — including an incredible game for Burnham Ladies at their Bridgwater counterparts in the Victoria League. Here we take a look at this week’s matches.

TENNIS: Dan Manlow rises in the world rankings

This is The West Country:

1:04pm Friday 18th July 2014

FORMER Richard Huish student Dan Manlow has earned two more ATP Tour points and has risen to just outside the world’s top 1,000 following impressive performances in ITF Future events in Oklahoma, USA.

FOOTBALL: Ilminster Town keep fingers crossed over Britten's Field move

This is The West Country:

12:45pm Friday 18th July 2014

ILMINSTER Town are hoping their proposed switch to Britten’s Field will move a step nearer fruition when Ilminster Town Council next discuss the issue.

GOLF: Hole-in-one for Murray

This is The West Country: 4,500 golf balls dropped by helicopter in hole-in-one attempt

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Murray Parsons, 64, scored his ace on the 144-yard, par-three 17th at Brean Golf Club

Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittle League Division One

This is The West Country:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Results from the Highbridge Mixed Summer Skittle League

GOLF: Steele takes Seniors' Open

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

David Steele took Friday's Seniors' Open at Enmore Park with 41 points.

Rebels return to league action

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Rebels face Newcastle Diamonds at Oaktree Arena

Luff leads Lympsham

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Jack Luff scored an unbeaten 40 to guide Lympsham to an eight wicket victory over South Petherton on Saturday.

Toby in top form for Pethy

This is The West Country:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Toby Williams-Thomas bludgeoned eight sixes in his quickfire half-century against Huish & Langport under-13s

BANGER RACING: Smeatharpe prepares for feast of racing

This is The West Country:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

A DAY of fun and destruction awaits racegoers at Smeatharpe Stadium between Taunton and Honiton on Sunday (1pm).

FOOTBALL: Taunton Town to face Bridgwater in Red Insure Cup

This is The West Country:

3:54pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

TAUNTON Town have been drawn away to Bridgwater Town in the first round of the Red Insure Cup.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Chedzey haul inspires East Huntspill

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Andy Chedzey starred for East Huntspill in their 61 run victory over Weston-super-Mare III in Division Five of the Somerset Cricket League.

Somerset Cricket League round-up - Hill hundred fires Bridgwater A to victory

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

John Hill scored a masterful century for Bridgwater A as they beat Ilton by six wickets in Division One of the Somerset Cricket League.

Final wicket stand keeps Bridgwater seconds top of the tree

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A fantastic final wicket stand between Tom Pople (33no) and Matt Habberfield (12no) saw Bridgwater II to an unlikely victory

All-round Randall fires Huntspill & District to narrow win

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Jake Randall scored 88 and took 3-37 to help Huntspill & District to victory

Lower-order fightback not enough for Wembdon seconds

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Eighth wicket partnership takes Wembdon close, but they fall short at Minehead

Ashcott off the pace with three-wicket defeat to Weston

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Ashcott go down to fellow strugglers Weston to leave themselves rock bottom of Premier One

Glorious Gaylard leads Burnham charge

This is The West Country: Local cricket

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Pete Gaylard (103no) scored a superb unbeaten century for Burnham, as they chased down Chard’s total of 184 without losing a wicket

GOLF: Charity day raises £11,000

This is The West Country:

10:51am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Captains’ Charity Day raised over £11,000 for the local based 'Help the Child' Charity.

Highbridge Town ready for crack at County League

This is The West Country: Photo by Jeff Searle: Highbridge Town striker Stuart Green muscles his way past a North Petherton tackler.

9:59am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Chairman Matt Pitt expects to be challenging for a second successive promotion when Highbridge begin life in the Somerset County League this season.

Rain wrecks Burnham hopes

This is The West Country: Local cricket

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Rain denied Burnham a second successive league victory as the wet weather set in with them well placed to beat Castle Cary.

Blackwell's lone effort in vain as Wembdon slump at Knowle

This is The West Country: Skipper Dan Bingham catches one off his own bowling. PHOTO: Andy Slocombe

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Ian Blackwell scored 86 and Dan Bingham took 5-37, but Wembdon still slipped to an 86-run defeat in Bristol

GOLF: Barry beats ‘Ace’ Fisher at Brean

This is The West Country:

2:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Phil Barry's score of 43 points saw him win Saturday's Super Series competition by three from Barry Fisher

Richard Fey praises pre-season attitudes as strong finish earns win at Street

This is The West Country:

1:30pm Monday 14th July 2014

The Robins scored four goals in the final half an hour, with Daine O'Connor netting a hat-trick, to kick off the new season in emphatic style

Rebels suffer Pairs Championship heartbreak

This is The West Country:

12:08pm Monday 14th July 2014

Rebels hopes of retaining their Premier League Pairs crown ended in heartbreak last night when Nick Morris was excluded

Rebels suffer Pairs Championship heartbreak

This is The West Country:

12:10pm Monday 14th July 2014

Rebels hopes of retaining their Premier League Pairs crown ended in heartbreak last night when Nick Morris was excluded against Edinburgh

Bridgwater do the double on Deane with rain-affected victory

This is The West Country: Bridgwater stretch their lead at the top after 10-wicket win

9:04am Monday 14th July 2014

Home side chase down rain reduced target to seal three wicket win








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