Cheddar Local News

BMX stunt star Scott Hamlin opens bike repair business in Cheddar

Posted: 18.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



A professional BMX stunt rider, who has won at the NASS Festival and appeared on a number of TV shows, has opened a bike repair business in Cheddar. ...

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Heat pump or electric vehicle charge point owners in Wedmore wanted for research project

Posted: 17.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE) working with Avalon Community Energy (ACE) are looking for heat pump or electric vehicle charge point owners in ...

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Grants of up to £2,500 available for charities in Cheddar

Posted: 16.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Grants up to £2,500 are now available for smaller charities and grassroots groups based in Cheddar. Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) manag...

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Staff at the Laurels Care Home in Draycott are recognised with awards

Posted: 15.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The team at the Laurels Care Home in Draycott have been celebrating their annual Country Court Staff Awards. Traditionally Christmas is an opportun...

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How many police officers across Avon and Somerset are currently off sick with coronavirus

Posted: 14.01.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



More than 80 Avon and Somerset Police officers are ill with Covid-19 and another 47 could be infected. Chief constable Andy Marsh is cancelling re...

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Countryfile TV programme to feature Cheddar Gorge and the damage caused by drivers

Posted: 14.01.21 by The Editor Local News



The continued row over cars using Cheddar Gorge as a race track is set to come to national television with the latest episode of BBC's Country...

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WHY celebrate £10,000 donation from Haycombe Crematorium

Posted: 14.01.21 by Lucy McMahon Local News



Cancer counselling charity We Hear You (WHY) is celebrating a £10,000 donation from Haycombe Cemetery and Crematorium in Bath, via a metal recycling ...

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Somerlap's Click and Collect service keeps customers busy

Posted: 14.01.21 by Somerlap Forest Products Local News



Its showroom in Mark may be closed, but Somerlap is keeping Somerset’s DIY and garden enthusiasts busy with its click and collect service. Any...

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Somerset bee keepers react with sorrow to emergency use of toxic pesticide : Insisting there is NO safe level

Posted: 14.01.21 by The Editor Local News



Somerset bee keepers have reacted to news that the government has allowed the use of a toxic pesticide. The chair of the county bee keepers said t...

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Caravan park in Mark officially allowed to stay after planning permission is granted

Posted: 13.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



A farm in Mark, which has been operating a caravan site since 1975, will officially be allowed to continue after planning approval was granted by Sedg...

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