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Richard Scatchard went missing after the death of Kelly Faiers in October last year. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

Police statements taken as probe into Richard Scatchard investigation continues

POLICE officers have given statements as part of an ongoing probe into how the death of Kelly Faiers in…

Police are keen to trace the owner of this bike, recovered in Bridgwater. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

Police tracking owner of suspected stolen bike recovered in Bridgwater

DO you recognise this bike? Police are trying to find the owner after the cycle was recovered in Bridgwater. At around…

Damage to the door of the Block Cafe in Taunton. Picture: Avon & Somerset Police

Man behind bars after stealing from Taunton cafe twice on the SAME DAY

A MAN has been sent back to prison after he admitted breaking into a Taunton cafe twice on the…

General Election 2024: Somerset seats – runners and riders, odds, polls and more

PRIME Minister Rishi Sunak has called a general election for July 4. The UK will head to the polls to…

Ellie Bealing, being presented with her award by Ted Allen, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset. Picture: Moment Photography

Wincanton’s Ellie named Young Person of the Year at prestigious awards

A BUDDING politician from Wincanton has been named Young Person of the Year. Ellie Bealing, a Year 11 student at…

The plans are for a cattery at Park Lane Nurseries, in Kingston St Mary. Picture: Google

Cattery plan for village near Taunton – as business moves from Bridgwater

A CATTERY could be built in Kingston St Mary if plans are approved. Somerset Council has received a planning application…

General election set for July 4: Results from our Somerset poll

AS speculation over an impending general election reaches fever pitch – we thought it was about time we updated…

The new footbridge would be wider, with ramps adjusted. Picture: Stantec/Somerset Council

Well-used Taunton footbridge set to be replaced – and widened for cyclists

A FOOTBRIDGE over the River Tone in Taunton is set to be replaced in a bid to improve accessibility. The…

Friends of Yeovil Country Park volunteers with Countryside Rangers and the RHS Pride in Parks Award. Picture: Somerset Council

Yeovil Country Park handed prestigious accolade – for the fourth time

YEOVIL Country Park has been awarded a prestigious national award. The park has achieved the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Southwest…

“Somerset boy” Matt Chorley makes switch to BBC Radio 5 Live ahead of election

SOMERSET-born and Huish Episcopi-educated journalist Matt Chorley will host a new politics show on BBC Radio 5 Live, it…