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Somerset

IN TUNE: Freyja Shaw, Ellie Knight and Lauren Jackson

PICTURES: Youngsters hit all the right notes during Taunton Music Festival

WARNING: There are fears the cliffs could be unstable after Storm Imogen battered Somerset

Walkers urged to avoid unstable cliffs after Storm Imogen battering

Will you be one of our 180 organ donors?

Join the County Gazette's bid to save lives

Deputy Chief Constable Gareth Morgan.

Avon & Somerset Police 'keep communities safe and cut crime' - do you agree?

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Adam Fouracre - who founded Stand Against Violence after the death of his brother

180 People: Who should make our Somerset list?

AIR APPARENT: Leo de Watts

Making money is a breeze for air farmers

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What makes you proud to be British? NHS tops a survey as junior doctors go on strike

What makes you proud to be British? NHS tops a survey as junior doctors go on strike

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Snacks and TV have turned Shyla the American bulldog into a couch potato.

PHOTOS: Obesity epidemic among Somerset pets fuelled by takeaways and booze

Snow falling in Bridgwater - picture by Kieran Neale

LET IT SNOW: Sprinkling of snow in Bridgwater as temperature drops

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Chinese New Year - send us your Year of the Monkey stories and photos

Chinese New Year - send us your Year of the Monkey stories and photos

FLOODING: Somerset was battered by Storm Imogen yesterday with high winds and heavy rain causing problems

WEATHER: Could Somerset see snow as it recovers from Storm Imogen battering?

Motorists urged to take driving course - 4,122 road casualties in Avon and Somerset in 2015

Motorists urged to take driving course - 4,122 road casualties in Avon and Somerset in 2015

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DAMAGE: A car damaged in the Coal Orchard car park, Taunton, as high winds blew tiles off the roof of a nearby building

Live STORM IMOGEN: Crews search River Tone, Taunton, traffic chaos, trees down, power cuts LIVE UPDATES

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Council tax bills starting to mount up - Avon and Somerset Police ask for an extra £3.48

Council tax bills starting to mount up - Avon and Somerset Police ask for an extra £3.48

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WARNING: Man exposes himself to children near Somerset school

WARNING: Man exposes himself to children near Somerset school

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BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES: Met Office issues amber weather warning for Somerset as Storm Imogen sweeps in

Somerset Rural Youth Project named as Clarks Village charity partner 2016

Somerset Rural Youth Project named as Clarks Village charity partner 2016

You think green Southern National buses no longer run in Somerset? Watch this space

You think green Southern National buses no longer run in Somerset? Watch this space

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'YOU'RE PLAYING RUSSIAN ROULETTE WITH YOUR LIFE': Police issue stark warning over legal highs

'YOU'RE PLAYING RUSSIAN ROULETTE WITH YOUR LIFE': Police issue stark warning over legal highs

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223 nominations received for Somerset Care Awards

223 nominations received for Care Awards in Somerset

Avon and Somerset Police continues its fight against FGM

Avon and Somerset Police continues its fight against FGM

Wild weather warning as rain and howling winds forecast for Somerset

Wild weather warning as rain and howling winds forecast for Somerset

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Body that aims to cut South West smoking rates set to fold in June due to lack of funding

Body that aims to cut South West smoking rates set to fold in June due to lack of funding

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Man jailed for stabbing three strangers in Yeovil

Man jailed for 'cowardly, violent and unprovoked' attacks after stabbing three strangers in Somerset

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Hinkley Point B celebrates 40th birthday today

Hinkley Point B celebrates 40th birthday today

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The scene of the crash on the A39 Quantock Road

UPDATE: 64-year-old woman killed and one other injured in three-car crash

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WARNING: People are being warned of localised flooding amid heavy rainfall on

Weather warning issued for Somerset as forecasters predict heavy rain and 50mph winds

CRASH: The M5 is busy after a crash near junction 22 for the

Congestion on M5 both ways after crash at J22 at Burnham

Matthew Brittan

Moving tributes to Somerset train death boy Matthew Brittan, 14

'CHALLENGING BUDGET': Somerset County Council leader, John Osman

REPORT & REACTION: Budget cuts set to hit Somerset services

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180 YEARS OF HISTORY: County Gazette is celebrating its 180th birthday

180 years of history: County Gazette is celebrating its 180th birthday

CAMPAIGN: Atwest will still be able to run services like the Luxborough shopper

BUDGET: Some good news for Somerset bus users

SAVINGS: The cuts are detailed in the Somerset County Council budget plan

BUDGET: Mental health services facing almost £1 million funding cut

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HIT HARDEST: Justin Roxburgh says the vulnerable are set to be hit hardest by budget cuts

BUDGET: 'Vulnerable to be hit hardest,' says boss of homeless charity

CUTS: Libraries are facing a £200,000 reduction in funding

BUDGET: Somerset libraries could face £200,000 funding cut

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Christopher Bakken III, formerly of EDF

More delays? EDF executive in charge of the Hinkley nuclear power plant project has quit

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The Somerset flag.

Somerset Day - time to shout about our wonderful county

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Avon and Somerset Police could recruit almost 500 officers over four years

Fancy being a police officer? Avon and Somerset could recruit 480 over four years

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Update: Somerset man appears in court charged with attempted murder following stab attack

Update: Somerset man appears in court charged with attempted murder following stab attack

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Fancy Fostering to Adopt in Somerset? Go along to Costa Coffee evenings this February

Fancy Fostering to Adopt in Somerset? Go along to Costa Coffee evenings this February

Police archive photo.

Somerset 'beggar' charged with fraudulently claiming to be a homeless ex-servicemen

Junior doctors will strike on February 10, the British Medical Association has said, as it accused the Government of putting "politics before patients".

Junior doctors to go on strike next week after talks break down

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FINED: David pictured outside the County Gazette offices back in 2012

Somerset gatecrasher who flew into Glastonbury Festival fined

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Firefighters battle chimney fire in Chard

Firefighters battle chimney fire in Chard

WELCOME: Andy Marsh takes up his role as the new chief constable of Avon and Somerset Police

Andy Marsh takes up his role as new chief constable of Avon and Somerset Police

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Somerset stab victim 'critical', man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Somerset stab victim 'critical', man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Somerset Libraries to take part in a simultaneous Gruffalo story time for National Libraries Day 2016

Somerset Libraries to take part in a simultaneous Gruffalo story time for National Libraries Day 2016

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The Clash - back in the day. Pic: Rolling Stone Magazine

Bridgwater calling: special event this Friday as the town twins with Seattle - and it's all down to a punk rocker

Somerset fostering service in search for single placement carers

Somerset fostering service in search for single placement carers

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A further £52 for council tax, 90 job losses and £762,000 reduction in adult funding... Somerset County Council's budget proposals

A further £52 for council tax, 90 job losses and £762,000 reduction in adult funding... Somerset County Council's budget proposals

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