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Beast from the East to bring icy Siberian winds and sub zero temperatures for next seven days

Icy winds are expected to roll across the continent from Russia

Somerset will be blasted with icy cold weather over the weekend and into next week as a 'Beast from the East' cold snap sends temperatures plummeting to sub-zero temperates.

Temperatures have already begun to drop, but ...

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Beast from the East to bring icy Siberian winds and sub zero temperatures for next seven days

Icy winds are expected to roll across the continent from Russia

Somerset will be blasted with icy cold weather over the weekend and into next week as a 'Beast from the East' cold snap sends temperatures plummeting to sub-zero temperates.

Temperatures have already begun to drop, but ...

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WhatsApp virus warning: Chain letter 'Dance of the Pope' video hoax sent to thousands

Read this before doing what the message suggests

This message warning WhatsApp users not to accept a video called 'Dance of the Pope' is not all it seems.

Supposedly the 'dangerous' video contains malware that'll format your phone but there's very little evidence to support this ...

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Heather Jordan murder investigation: Man charged with murder

A Taunton man has been charged with murder

Police have this evening charged 52-year-old Martin Corns, of Denmark Terrace, Taunton, with murder.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset police said: "He will appear at Taunton Deane Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Friday, February, ...

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Police find body in search for missing woman

Police have informed family but formal identification is yet to take place

Police have found a body in the search for missing woman Julie Montacute from Bishop Sutton.

A Julie went missing this morning from here home between 8am and 10am and had not been seen since.

She was ...

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Police find body in search for missing woman

Police have informed family but formal identification is yet to take place

Police have found a body in the search for missing woman Julie Montacute from Bishop Sutton.

A Julie went missing this morning from here home between 8am and 10am and had not been seen since.

She was ...

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Parking attendant verbally assaulted outside NatWest in Clevedon

A witness reported seeing 'screaming and shouting' in the area

A parking attendant is still reeling after he was subjected to verbal abuse while patrolling the streets of a Somerset town this afternoon (February 22).

The attendant was checking vehicles on The Triangle in ...

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Parking attendant verbally assaulted outside NatWest in Clevedon

A witness reported seeing 'screaming and shouting' in the area

A parking attendant is still reeling after he was subjected to verbal abuse while patrolling the streets of a Somerset town this afternoon (February 22).

The attendant was checking vehicles on The Triangle in ...

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Photos show damaged ambulance after it was involved in crash on Taunton street while carrying a patient

A number of ambulances ended up being at the scene of a collision in the Somerset town

Photos show damage done to an ambulance following a crash in Taunton after it collided with a car.

Local reports on Wednesday (February 21) night suggested a Vauxhall collided with an ...

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A303 crash: LIVE updates as road closed eastbound between junctions with the A360 and the A345

The road is closed following a crash

A section of the busy A303 is closed following a crash.

The road is closed eastbound between junctions with the A360 and the A345.

Follow our live blog for updates.

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Otis Khan on why he rejected Bristol Rovers move amid reported interest from Luton Town, Wigan Athletic and Bradford City

The 22-year-old returned to first team action for Yeovil last Saturday after serving a five match ban

Otis Khan has spoken about why he rejected moves to several rival clubs in January in favour of staying at Yeovil Town.

Khan was linked with a number of clubs during the transfer ...

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Otis Khan on why he rejected Bristol Rovers move amid reported interest from Luton Town, Wigan Athletic and Bradford City

The 22-year-old returned to first team action for Yeovil last Saturday after serving a five match ban

Otis Khan has spoken about why he rejected moves to several rival clubs in January in favour of staying at Yeovil Town.

Khan was linked with a number of clubs during the transfer ...

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Police appeal to find 'high risk' missing person Julie Montacute from Bishop Sutton

Have you seen her?

Police have are asking members of the public to help find a missing woman from Somerset.

An Avon and Somerset police spokesman said: "Can you help us find missing Julie Montacute?

"Julie, left her home in Bishop Sutton, near Bath, between 8am and ...

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Man v Fat Football: How this six-a-side football league is transforming the lives of obese and overweight men across Yeovil

The Man v Fat Football league is helping men in Yeovil and across the country turn their lives around

On the face of it, this is just a normal six-a-side football league in Yeovil.

In reality, though, it is transforming the lives of men across the area.

Man v Fat Football was ...

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Popular Yeovil butcher of 50 years who 'fought Parkinson's in an admirable way' has died

Graham Loder was the face of Loder's Butchers

A celebrated businessman known to many as the face of Loder’s Butchers in Yeovil has died following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Graham Loder left school at the age of 14 to start working in the family business and spent ...

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Popular Yeovil butcher of 50 years who 'fought Parkinson's in an admirable way' has died

Graham Loder was the face of Loder's Butchers

A celebrated businessman known to many as the face of Loder’s Butchers in Yeovil has died following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Graham Loder left school at the age of 14 to start working in the family business and spent ...

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Police make arrest following 'unexplained' death in Taunton

Emergency services were called to Goodlands Gardens on February 21

Police are treating the death of a man in Taunton as unexplained.

Avon and Somerset police has confirmed it arrested someone in relation to the ‘incident’ in Goodland Gardens.

This person has since been ...

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Take a look inside the new £850,000 show home on the Mildenhall development off Bradford Road in Sherborne

The Bovis Homes development is named after the late Don Mildenhall

Sherborne residents can now get a first glimpse inside a major new development at the west of the town.

The land between the A30 and Bradford Road has been a hive of activity over the last few months as Bovis Homes ...

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Residents slam 'disgusting' parking in Frome that blocked street for hours

The road was blocked on the evening of February 20

Residents of a street in Frome have spoken of their "disgust" after a car blocked the road for more two hours.

The car, which was parked on Sunnyside on the evening of February 20 prevented residents from parking their cars ...

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Residents slam 'disgusting' parking in Frome that blocked street for hours

The road was blocked on the evening of February 20

Residents of a street in Frome have spoken of their "disgust" after a car blocked the road for more two hours.

The car, which was parked on Sunnyside on the evening of February 20 prevented residents from parking their cars ...

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Boarding school abuse: Dorset Police investigated former head of Sherborne Prep School Robin Lindsay THREE times

Dorset Police most recently received allegations of past abuse by ex-Sherborne Prep head Robin Lindsay in 2014 and 2015

Dorset Police has confirmed it was receiving allegations of sexual abuse by a former headmaster until shortly before his death in 2016.

By this time he was too ill ...

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