A358 closed both ways after crash

Bridgwater Mercury: 29/3/214 : A358 Traffic Accident

3:28pm Saturday 29th March 2014

The A358 between Taunton and Ilminster is shut around Hatch Beauchamp after a two-vehicle collision.

A358 closed both ways after crash

Bridgwater Mercury: 29/3/214 : A358 Traffic Accident

3:28pm Saturday 29th March 2014

The A358 between Taunton and Ilminster is shut around Hatch Beauchamp after a two-vehicle collision.

A358 closed after two-vehicle collision

Bridgwater Mercury: 29/3/214 : A358 Traffic Accident

3:04pm Saturday 29th March 2014

A358 between Taunton and Ilminster closed in both directions following a two-vehicle collision at Bickenhall Lane junction. Police report tailbacks in both directions.

GLASTONBURY 2014: Our round-up of confirmed acts and rumours

Bridgwater Mercury: DOLLY!

11:31am Thursday 6th March 2014

WE take a look at the big names confirmed for 2014, and the rumours doing the rounds, with just over 100 days to go 'til the music extravaganza

PICTURE: Dutch pumps deal with floods on the Levels

Bridgwater Mercury: Floods on the levels

9:22am Thursday 13th February 2014

SOME of the Dutch Pumps being installed at Dunball.

Lily Allen to perform at Glastonbury Festival 2014, singer confirms

Bridgwater Mercury: Reputation vindicated: Lily Allen

10:42am Thursday 21st November 2013

LILY Allen will perform at next year's Glastonbury Festival.

Yeovil Freewheelers celebrates 35 years of service

Bridgwater Mercury: Charity Celebrates 35 years of Service

2:15pm Tuesday 14th May 2013

THE blood bike charity, Yeovil Freewheelers, is celebrating 35 years of service to the community.

Glastonbury 2011: Sunday scorcher gives festival a fitting finale

Bridgwater Mercury: FESTIVAL fans basked in scorching sunshine on Sunday.

9:30am Monday 27th June 2011

MUD, magic and mayhem – this year’s Glastonbury Festival did not disappoint.

Glastonbury 2011: Record crowd for Pulp set

Bridgwater Mercury: FESTIVAL fans basked in scorching sunshine on Sunday.

1:50pm Sunday 26th June 2011

A RECORD crowd enjoyed a rocking performance from Brit-pop legends Pulp at Glastonbury Festival 2011 yesterday.

Glastonbury 2011: Jessie J upstaged by young starlet

Bridgwater Mercury: THE multi-coloured sky walk lights up the Glastonbury Festival skyline.

6:24pm Saturday 25th June 2011

A YOUNG girl stole the show as pop star Jessie J performed on the Other Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2011.

Glastonbury 2011: More surprises in store?

Bridgwater Mercury: Photos: Rory McKeown

10:15am Saturday 25th June 2011

MAGIC, mystery and mud – this year’s Glastonbury Festival continues to dazzle.

Glastonbury 2011: Rappers wow rain-soaked crowds

Bridgwater Mercury: WU-TANG Clan wow the crowds.

5:22pm Friday 24th June 2011

LEGENDARY rap troupe Wu-Tang Clan wowed the crowds as they performed at the rain soaked Glastonbury Festival this afternoon.

VIDEO: Heavy rain hits Glastonbury Festival

Bridgwater Mercury: THE Pyramid Stage at sunset on Wednesday.

12:57pm Thursday 23rd June 2011

FESTIVALGOERS have endured torrential rain and thick mud as this year’s Glastonbury Festival gets underway.

Glastonbury is hotting up!

Bridgwater Mercury: Glastonbury is hotting up!

4:59pm Friday 25th June 2010

THIS year's Glastonbury festival is now in full swing as music fans make the most of their Worthy Farm experience.

Glastonbury 2010: Gorillaz and Dizzee Rascal set to perform

12:23pm Friday 25th June 2010

GLASTONBURY Festival gets into full swing today with the first acts performing on the Pyramid Stage.

Glastonbury Festival 2010 is here

Bridgwater Mercury: Muse

7:22am Wednesday 23rd June 2010

WITH or without U2, Glastonbury Festival is upon us and is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

Glastonbury Festival: Blur epic ends event

Bridgwater Mercury: Glastonbury Festival: Blur epic ends event

12:01pm Monday 29th June 2009

REFORMED indie kings Blur brought the curtain down on Glastonbury Festival 2009, with a stunning show on Sunday night.

Glastonbury Festival: Three suspected swine flu cases

Bridgwater Mercury: Michael Eavis amid the press

9:50am Sunday 28th June 2009

THREE people have been sent home from Glastonbury Festival with suspected swine flu, organisers have confirmed.

Glastonbury Festival: '2009 best ever' - Eavis

Bridgwater Mercury: Glastonbury Festival: '2009 best ever' - Eavis

7:56pm Sunday 28th June 2009

GLASTONBURY organiser Michael Eavis has hailed the 2009 event as 'the best ever'.

Glastonbury Festival: Big names rock fans

Bridgwater Mercury: Glastonbury Festival: Big names rock fans

7:47pm Sunday 28th June 2009

A HOST of legendary acts revved up a lively Glastonbury crowd on the final afternoon of the festival.

Glastonbury Festival: Sunny Sunday preview

2:20pm Sunday 28th June 2009

SUNNY skies at Glastonbury Festival have continued into the final day on Worthy Farm.

Glastonbury Festival: Springsteen bosses the Pyramid

10:13am Sunday 28th June 2009

BRUCE Springsteen and his E Street Band rocked the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury last night - in a set lasting just short of three hours.

Glastonbury Festival: Doherty and Dizzie dazzle

6:38pm Saturday 27th June 2009

PETE Doherty and Dizzie Rascal were two of the big names performing in soaring temperatures at Glastonbury this afternoon.

Glastonbury Festival: Saturday preview

2:10pm Saturday 27th June 2009

Some of the biggest names in the business take to the stage today for an epic Saturday of music.

Glastonbury Festival: Here comes the sun

11:18am Saturday 27th June 2009

THE sun is quickly drying up the mud around Worthy Farm - but festivalgoers cannot pack away their wellies just yet.

Glastonbury Festival: Headliners shine as rain lifts

11:05am Saturday 27th June 2009

A DAY which started with mud and downpours ended with fireworks and clear skies on Friday at Glastonbury.

Glastonbury Festival: Mud swamps site

Bridgwater Mercury: Glasto2wk27BMweb.jpg

2:00pm Friday 26th June 2009

A STORMY night at the Glastonbury Festival has seen some of its green fields turn into brown mudbaths.

Glastonbury Festival: Drugs arrests

Bridgwater Mercury: Glastonbury Festival: Drugs arrests

12:54pm Friday 26th June 2009

MORE than 50 people have already been arrested at Glastonbury Festival after Avon and Somerset police teamed up with festival security for the first time.

Glastonbury Festival: Man critical with throat wound

Bridgwater Mercury: Police say sorry after 'drugs' raid

10:52am Friday 26th June 2009

A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a throat wound at Glastonbury Festival.

Glastonbury Festival: Michael Jackson death overshadows festival start

Bridgwater Mercury: The drizzly scene at Glastonbury

8:47am Friday 26th June 2009

THE shock death of popstar Michael Jackson has stunned thousands of music lovers at Glastonbury Festival.

Glastonbury Festival: Send us your photos

Bridgwater Mercury: The waterproofs are out at Glastonbury Festival

10:35am Friday 26th June 2009

YOU can send your photos of Glastonbury Festival 2009 to us and we'll add them to our on-line gallery.

Revellers get set for Glastonbury

Bridgwater Mercury: Bruce Springsteen will rock Glastonbury on Saturday night

12:40pm Monday 22nd June 2009

THOUSANDS of music fans will descend on Somerset this week - eagerly awaiting some of the planet's biggest artists at the Glastonbury Festival.

Glastonbury Festival 2008 round-up

Bridgwater Mercury:

5:35pm Tuesday 1st July 2008

AS The Verve took to the Pyramid Stage on the final evening of Glastonbury Festival 2008, festivalgoers took time to reflect on one of the most exciting festivals in recent years.

Traffic building for Glasto exodus

8:51am Monday 30th June 2008

TRAFFIC is building around the Glastonbury Festival site this morning as tens of thousands of music fans return home.

Revellers warned about being over the limit

7:07am Monday 30th June 2008

Festivalgoers are being reminded by the police not to drink and drive as they leave Glastonbury 2008.

Crime double last year at Glastonbury Festival

10:21pm Sunday 29th June 2008

AS Glastonbury 2008 draws to a close Avon and Somerset Police confirm that reported crime at the music festival is up nearly 50%.

Counting the cost of going to a festival

Bridgwater Mercury: Festivalgoers at the tent

11:38am Sunday 29th June 2008

Forget the problems of contending with mud up to your knees, or finding a clean loo new research shows that festivalgoers should keep an eye on their belongings.

Glastonbury 2008: Sunday's line-up

Bridgwater Mercury: Festival-goers are hoping for yesterday's glorious sunshine on Sunday (Glastonbury 2008)

11:21am Sunday 29th June 2008

THE final day of Glastonbury Festival 2008 has arrived and a wide array of acts should delight crowds across the site.

Glastonbury Festival 2008: Saturday's highlights

Bridgwater Mercury: The Futureheads stormed the John Peel Stage on Saturday

10:59am Sunday 29th June 2008

REVELLERS at Glastonbury Festival 2008 were blessed with the best weather of the weekend on Saturday and the calibre of music on offer did not disappoint.

Crime on the up at Glastonbury Festival

Bridgwater Mercury:

8:51am Sunday 29th June 2008

Reported crime has gone up at this year's Glastonbury Festival according to new figures from Avon and Somerset Police.

Policing the festival 24-hours a day

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:04pm Saturday 28th June 2008

Avon and Somerset police have deployed under cover officers across the festival to carry out general patrol, providing a reassuring presence for festivalgoers and answering questions.

Glastonbury Festival 2008: Friday's highlights

Bridgwater Mercury: The Jazz World stage during Lupe Fiasco's performance on Friday

11:12am Saturday 28th June 2008

FESTIVAL organiser Michael Eavis promised this year's Glastonbury Festival would be "something special" and he has duly delivered his word.

Don't Forget Glas-town-bury

Bridgwater Mercury: Michael Eavis (centre) with Cllr John Brunsdon

8:02am Saturday 28th June 2008

If you aren't jiggling to Jay-Z or wiggling to Winehouse, festivalgoers are being encouraged to enjoy the historic town of Glastonbury.

Police on two-wheels for the festival

Bridgwater Mercury: Superintendent Adrian Coombs on his bike

8:12pm Friday 27th June 2008

Avon and Somerset police are getting on their bikes to deter any potential criminals at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

Crime remainds low as revellers gear up for Glastonbury

Bridgwater Mercury:

5:36pm Friday 27th June 2008

There are now 125,000 festivalgoers on site at Worthy Farm as Glatonbury's main entertainment is about to kick off.

Festivalgoers catch suspected thief

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:23pm Friday 27th June 2008

Festivalgoers have played their part in reducing crime at Glastonbury 2008 by taking part in the arrest of a suspected thief.

Blaze near Glastonbury Festival reduced

Bridgwater Mercury:

10:07pm Thursday 26th June 2008

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service have now downsized their presence at the scrapyard blaze near the Glastonbury site.

More fire crews called to tackle scrapyard blaze

Bridgwater Mercury:

4:55pm Thursday 26th June 2008

Fire crews from Taunton, Burnham and Exeter are now dealing with a scrapyard fire near the Glastonbury site.

Evacuations as fire breaks out near Glastonbury

Bridgwater Mercury:

2:04pm Thursday 26th June 2008

A fire has broken out near the Glastonbury site as thousands of music lovers are arriving for this weekend's festival.

Crime is low as the crowds gather

Bridgwater Mercury:

12:58pm Thursday 26th June 2008

More than 70,000 people are now on the Glastonbury site as the festival gets underway.

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