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Memory garden set for St Margaret’s Hospice after show displays

A MEMORY garden designed for a Taunton-based hospice is being showcased at shows. The St Margaret’s Hospice Therapeutic Memory Garden…

The Duchess of Edinburgh at the Yeo Valley organic garden

Duchess of Edinburgh gets an organic education during Somerset visit

ORGANIC food, learning and gardening were on the agenda for a royal visit to Somerset. The Duchess of Edinburgh was…

Lower Farm House, in North Cheriton, near Templecombe

Swimming pool and padel court plan for North Cheriton house

A SWIMMING pool and a padel court could be built at a house in North Cheriton. The scheme, for Lower…

Woolaway homes in Rochester Road, Taunton. Picture: Google

Contractor appointed to build new homes in Taunton Woolaway replacement project

A CONTRACTOR has been appointed to build more than 50 sustainable homes to replace aging council houses in Taunton. The…

The plans would see a two-storey extension built to the rear of 60 High Street, Wincanton. Picture: Lendel Stephens/Somerset Council

Extension plan for Wincanton house branded “monstrous carbuncle” by neighbour

A PROPOSED extension to a Wincanton property has been branded a “monstrous carbuncle” by one neighbour. The plans, for the…

Glastonbury is among the Somerset locations to be named as finalists in the Britain in Bloom contest. Picture: Somerset Leveller

Three Somerset towns and villages up for 2024 Britain in Bloom awards

THREE Somerset groups have been named as finalists in the 2024 Britain in Bloom competition. Cannington, Glastonbury and Yeovil have…

Hestercombe House and Gardens is set to appear on Channel 5

Taunton country house to feature in TV show tonight

HESTERCOMBE House and Gardens will be appearing on TV screens this evening. The attraction, on the outskirts of Taunton, will…

Plans for up to 1,700 homes in Frome have been updated. Pictures: Grass Roots Planning Ltd/Somerset Council

Plan for 1,700 homes, two care homes and more in Frome submitted

A REVISED planning application for permission to build up to 1,700 new homes on the edge of Frome has…

Matteo Grasso on the road ahead of his marathon effort

Farmer plans three marathons – barefoot – for kitchen gardens plan

A SOMERSET farmer is taking on three marathons on the Dorset coast to plant kitchen gardens in schools -…

The proposals include possibly building homes on Lowerside Allotments in Glastonbury. Picture: Google

Consultation launched over 500 new homes in Mendip – including on allotments site

PEOPLE are being urged to have their say over possible sites for at least 505 new homes in Mendip. Somerset…