Paul Jones

Driver punched car window in Weston road rage incident

AN angry driver punched the window of a car before they collided in a road rage attack in Weston. Police…

Joe Joseph, from Glastonbury, is the Labour & Co-operative Party candidate for Wells and the Mendip Hills

Shepherd hopes to round up flock of voters for Labour at general election

A SOMERSET shepherd is hoping to round up a flock of voters on July 4 having been selected to…

The Waggon and Horses in Glastonbury could be converted if plans are approved. Pictures: Google/Hill Reading/Somerset Council

Flats plan revealed for landmark Waggon and Horses pub in Glastonbury

A GLASTONBURY pub could be converted into five flats, if plans are approved. The scheme would see the Waggon and…

Somerset Bridge Primary School in Bridgwater has been ranked as good. Picture: Google

Bridgwater school among best-rated in Somerset after Ofsted inspection

A BRIDGWATER school has been ranked as ‘Good’ – and outstanding in three categories – after an Ofsted inspection. Somerset…

St Georges Nursing Home, near Weston super Mare

Weston nursing home scoops top award for innovative approach to care

A SOMERSET care home has been recognised for innovative work with residents. St Georges Nursing Home, near Weston-super-Mare, picked up…

New mayor Vanessa Garside, deputy Martin Straus and right, outgoing mayor, Nick O'Donnell

Taunton mayor and council leaders confirmed after meetings

TOM Deakin will continue as the leader of Taunton Town Council for the coming year. Last year, Cllr Deakin (Lib…

The canopy on the south side of Taunton Railway Station is set to be replaced. Pictures: Network Rail/Somerset Council

Rotting canopy at Taunton Railway Station to be replaced if plans are approved

A ROTTING canopy at Taunton Railway Station is set to be replaced. Network Rail has submitted plans to Somerset Council…

Nexfibre has been fined over 'dangerous' roadworks, including in Westonzoyland Road, Bridgwater. Pictures: Nexfibre/Google

Broadband firm fined over ‘dangerous’ roadworks in Bridgwater

A BROADBAND firm has been fined over roadworks in Bridgwater that “posed a danger to pedestrians”. Nextfibre Networks Ltd has…

Around 200 properties in Henstridge are without water this morning

Around 200 properties without water after burst water main in Henstridge

AROUND 200 properties in a Somerset village have been left without water due to a burst water main -…

Funding has been agreed to cover staff costs at Priorswood Library. Picture: Google

Funding approved to keep Priorswood Library open

FUNDING to keep Priorswood Library open will be continued for the next three years. At a meeting on Tuesday (May…