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Referendum on local government in Somerset on hold following angry letter from secretary of state

Posted: 19.04.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Plans to stage a referendum on the future of local government in Somerset have been put on hold following an angry letter from the secretary of state....

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Three people and a dog rescued after crash in Wedmore

Posted: 19.04.21 by Cheddar Nub News Local News



Three people and a dog were rescued from a vehicle after it crashed off the road in Wedmore this morning (April 19). Just after 4am, a fire applian...

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Be a Thatchers Pub Hero at these venues in Cheddar, Axbridge, Draycott and Winscombe

Posted: 18.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Thatchers Cider in Sandford has launched an initiative to help support local pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants as they begin to reopen as Government r...

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James Heappey MP column: Small local businesses need our support more than ever

Posted: 17.04.21 by James Heappey Local News



This week has been significant for so many in our community, with non-essential retail, outdoor hospitality, gyms and hair and beauty salons all able ...

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£1,000 reward offered for information after thieves steal tools and gates from Mark business

Posted: 17.04.21 by Cheddar Nub News Local News



Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses and information after thieves broke into a fencing, timber and garden supplies business in Mark. ...

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Annual Cheddar parish meeting postponed due to national period of mourning

Posted: 16.04.21 by Peter Colton, Chairman, Cheddar Parish Council Local News



Cheddar Parish Council has announced that the annual parish meeting planned for Wednesday April 21 has had to be postponed to comply with the period o...

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Going green at Draycott and Rodney Stoke First School as pupils get planting

Posted: 15.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The children in Goldfinch class at Draycott and Rodney Stoke First School have been enjoying planting and growing this term. Supported by Zoe Amey,...

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Excitement as police horses visit Fairlands Middle School in Cheddar

Posted: 14.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



As the culmination of a recent scheme of work, five pupils at Fairlands Middle School in Cheddar were delighted to receive a visit this term from loca...

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The Bath & West Country Festival – new attractions added to unique event

Posted: 13.04.21 by Bath & West Country Festival Local News



Excitement is building about the Bath & West Country Festival, which is replacing the Royal Bath & West Show for 2021, as new attractions and performe...

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Former local MP pays tribute to Shirley Williams as the best Prime Minister we never had

Posted: 13.04.21 by The Editor Local News



Former local MP Tessa Munt has paid tribute to veteran politician and Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Shirley Williams, who died on Monday (April 12), ...

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