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New Bath sushi restaurant has been "packed" since opening

Owner Ivan says that their chef is receiving high praise from customers

The owner of a new Bath sushi restaurant has been overwhelmed by how busy it's been since it opened.

Ivan Chen owns the Hondo Chinese Supermarket on St James's Parade, but with a large shop floor and downstairs ...

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Take a sneak peek at Frome Window Wanderland displays as children work on dragon creations

The event encourages the entire town to take part

Frome Window Wanderland 2019 is fast approaching, and the school workshops programme has got off to a flying start with two year four classes of students from St John’s First School working on their own beautiful window display with the ...

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Take a sneak peek at Frome Window Wanderland displays as children work on dragon creations

The event encourages the entire town to take part

Frome Window Wanderland 2019 is fast approaching, and the school workshops programme has got off to a flying start with two year four classes of students from St John’s First School working on their own beautiful window display with the ...

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Peasedown Party in the Park pumps more money back into community after successful festival

The event is preparing for its eleventh year

A popular community festival that has achieved record success over the last eleven years has re-opened its grant scheme to give money back to the community.

Peasedown St John’s Party in the Park is held every summer on Beacon Field, and ...

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Peasedown Party in the Park pumps more money back into community after successful festival

The event is preparing for its eleventh year

A popular community festival that has achieved record success over the last eleven years has re-opened its grant scheme to give money back to the community.

Peasedown St John’s Party in the Park is held every summer on Beacon Field, and ...

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This is how you could save more than £800 by spending more on shoes

A study has revealed the real value of footwear

Young people are wasting up to £840 by purchasing cheap footwear that needs replacing after just a few months.

This is according to research from footwear company, Rieker who asked 1,100 customers how much they spend on shoes, how ...

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This is how you could save more than £800 by spending more on shoes

A study has revealed the real value of footwear

Young people are wasting up to £840 by purchasing cheap footwear that needs replacing after just a few months.

This is according to research from footwear company, Rieker who asked 1,100 customers how much they spend on shoes, how ...

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These are Somerset's top 10 favourite takeaway dishes according to Just Eat

There are some surprises in the list

Everyone loves to treat themselves with a takeaway on the weekend.

Whether it's getting in a pizza or treating yourself to a Chinese, everyone loves to be cooked for and Somerset is no different.

Takeaway service Just Eat has compiled a list ...

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These are Somerset's top 10 favourite takeaway dishes according to Just Eat

There are some surprises in the list

Everyone loves to treat themselves with a takeaway on the weekend.

Whether it's getting in a pizza or treating yourself to a Chinese, everyone loves to be cooked for and Somerset is no different.

Takeaway service Just Eat has compiled a list ...

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Drunk takeaway driver asked police to deliver his last order for him before it got cold

He was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car on the job

A takeaway delivery driver who was arrested by the police in Yeovil for drink driving then asked one of the officers if he could deliver his last order of Indian food for him before it got cold.

Daniel George Tofan ...

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Channel 5 is seeking couples for new TV series about relationships

Applicants should be 'open minded'

Channel 5 is on the lookout for "open minded" local couples to take part in a new TV series about relationships.

The brand new programme is expected to explore sexuality in everyday partnerships.

They are seeking likable, relatable ...

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Channel 5 is seeking couples for new TV series about relationships

Applicants should be 'open minded'

Channel 5 is on the lookout for "open minded" local couples to take part in a new TV series about relationships.

The brand new programme is expected to explore sexuality in everyday partnerships.

They are seeking likable, relatable ...

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When and where you can take part in a beach clean in Somerset

Fancy doing your bit for the environment?

Let's face it, no-one likes a dirty beach.

Despite the damaging affect plastic and litter has on the environment, some people still aren't getting the message of sticking their rubbish in the bin.

Community groups are now springing up ...

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When and where you can take part in a beach clean in Somerset

Fancy doing your bit for the environment?

Let's face it, no-one likes a dirty beach.

Despite the damaging affect plastic and litter has on the environment, some people still aren't getting the message of sticking their rubbish in the bin.

Community groups are now springing up ...

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How this woman went from being called 'thunder thighs' to secure top slimming job

She wanted to be a role model to her children

A Somerset woman has revealed how she went from being called 'thunder thighs' to becoming the Weight Watchers (WW) area manager for the South West.

Raelene Hope, 40, realised she wanted to change her life when she felt she could be an ...

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How this woman went from being called 'thunder thighs' to secure top slimming job

She wanted to be a role model to her children

A Somerset woman has revealed how she went from being called 'thunder thighs' to becoming the Weight Watchers (WW) area manager for the South West.

Raelene Hope, 40, realised she wanted to change her life when she felt she could be an ...

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This Somerset pub has been ranked the sixth best in the UK

It received a Michelin Star in 2011

A Somerset gastropub has been voted as one of the best in the UK.

The Pony & Trap, in Chew Magna, was placed at number six in a list of the top 50 nationwide, being described as the 'perfect country pub'.

Run by the brother and sister duo ...

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This Somerset pub has been ranked the sixth best in the UK

It received a Michelin Star in 2011

A Somerset gastropub has been voted as one of the best in the UK.

The Pony & Trap, in Chew Magna, was placed at number six in a list of the top 50 nationwide, being described as the 'perfect country pub'.

Run by the brother and sister duo ...

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Wanted man Mark Acklom to appear in Somerset court for ‘romance fraud’ following extradition

Mark Acklom was on the UK's most wanted list for allegedly stealing a Bath woman's life savings

One of the UK’s most wanted fugitives Mark Acklom is to appear at Bristol Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (February 23) after he was extradited from Switzerland last year.

Acklom, was ...

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Six signs you may have deep vein thrombosis - and what to do about it

This is what to look out for

Around 25,000 people die each year from avoidable deep vein thrombosis (DVT), according to the NHS.

To help try and reduce that figure, experts have released advice on what to look out for so you can reduce the risk of contracting DVT.

Shepton ...

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Six signs you may have deep vein thrombosis - and what to do about it

This is what to look out for

Around 25,000 people die each year from avoidable deep vein thrombosis (DVT), according to the NHS.

To help try and reduce that figure, experts have released advice on what to look out for so you can reduce the risk of contracting DVT.

Shepton ...

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