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Bridgwater Area News

Man trapped in clothing recycling bank in Bridgwater is freed

Man trapped in clothing recycling bank in Bridgwater is freed

It is wild, wet and windy on the roads

Bridgwater Traffic News: flooding warnings on the levels

CRASH: Bridgwater firefighters attended the scene

Man injured in car and motorbike crash in Bridgwater

ALL SMILES: Kyra Moules

Tears of Joy for Bridgwater College English students

Nick Hale

Boom town Bridgwater now competes with Taunton on house prices - but you can still buy a house for under £100,000

It is official: Bridgwater Carnival is pure gold

It is official: Bridgwater Carnival is pure gold

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The mystery bridge - where's it to?

Where's it to? The bridge that could have you wondering

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A38 partially blocked after crash near junction 24 in Bridgwater

A38 partially blocked after crash near junction 24 in Bridgwater

Sedgemoor District Council offices

Highbridge man fined for playing loud music and has equipment removed by Sedgemoor

BIRTHDAY: Hinkley B turns 40 today (Friday)

Jobs boost as Hinkley B celebrates 40th birthday

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Blake Museum in Bridgwater

LETTER: appeal for information about Gerald Cuzner and Angus Dunn, Bridgwater Museum curators of the past

Puriton man arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in Pawlett

Puriton man arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in Pawlett

The half built site is on Wembdon Common at Bridgwater

Mystery surrounds the collapse of the Wembdon village hall building project after construction company stops work

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TEAM: Haygrove

Haygrove School students take part in the Bridgwater Rotary Club Youth Speaks competition

Ponies on Brean Down help to create a romantic view

Where is the most romantic place in or near Bridgwater? The railway station, Cornhill or even Brean Down?

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Clare Moody MEP

The Stay In the EU campaign kicks off as Labour MEP hosts public meeting at Bridgwater's Shack

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LEARNING: Alex helps the boys

England cricket star visits Brymore Academy

WEATHER: patchy rain but a mild day in Bridgwater

WEATHER: patchy rain but a mild day in Bridgwater

WARNING: Serious crash on A39 at Bridgwater closes road

WARNING: Serious crash on A39 at Bridgwater closes road

Bridgwater to twin with Seattle this week thanks to Clash's Joe Strummer

Bridgwater to twin with Seattle this week thanks to Clash's Joe Strummer

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Ken Dyer with Margaret Thatcher

Ken Dyer 1929-2016: more tributes to the former leader of Sedgemoor

GAMES: student Connor Manlow coaching students from Eastover Primary School

Bridgwater College students run sports games session for local primary school children

Dunball Roundabout where the bypass could be linked (54395394)

EDITORIAL COMMENT: let's get Bridgwater bypass back on the agenda

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VISIT: Sargent Simon Smith with Connor Guest, James Norris, Callum Laird, Finley Mayo, Aidan Chinnock, Tom Puddy, Paul Grant, Joe Bevan and Timothy Tucker

Bridgwater College students visit Bridgwater Police Station to experience life in the forces

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue to charge for repeated call outs about broken lifts

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue to charge for repeated call outs for broken lifts

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The Travellers Rest today in the Quantocks

When trains stopped in Burtle and the pub was named after the station master Tom Mogg

HINKLEY C: Vincent de Rivaz said the project will happen soon

Despite delays to Hinkley C project Sedgemoor is 'optimistic that the final investment decision" will happen

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DELAYS: EDF Vincent de Rivaz said the power station will be built

Another delay on final Hinkley C decision as EDF 'take it off the agenda' of their board meeting

TEAM: Robert Blake

Teams compete in annual Rotary Seniors Youth Speaks contest

HAPPY: Colin Bell, Harley Foxon, Kay Foxon, with Maci and Vicki Redwood

Kindly neighbours donate funds to pensioner after he is conned out of £700

Cllr Ken Dyer (54405056)

Tributes pour in for Ken Dyer - one of Cannington's favourite sons who has died

Steve Leahy

COMMENT: Bridgwater has experienced excitement and frustration at the delays to EDF

FIRE: Car severely damaged in Wembdon vehicle fire

Car severely damaged in Wembdon vehicle fire

FIRE: A car was damaged following a fire in North Petherton last night

Car fire in North Petherton

Vincent de Rivaz

LETTER: the comments of EDF boss Vincent de Rivaz are arrogant

Tom and Valerie Payne outside the hotel (53994406)

When Tom milked 40 cows before his Bridgwater wedding - and Valerie's cousin tied a kipper to their car's exhaust

A surprise presentation for Mr Mike Harding At The Cannington Post Office which is closing down in Cannington (54362465)

Last post as the doors close on the Harding family's connection with Cannington's Post Office

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Harry Mottram is the Bridgwater journalist and will be in the Angel Place Shopping centre this Thursday morning to hear your news

Meet Harry Mottram of the Bridgwater Mercury this Thursday in Angel Place for a Powwow

The Rye in Puriton

Where's it to? Could it be part of Bridgwater Castle or the banks of the River Tone?

A cloudy start to the day is expected across Somerset

TRAFFIC AND WEATHER: Monday, February 1

EVERY THREE WEEKS? Your bins could be emptied less frequently (53891052)

Dustbin collections could be every three weeks under new idea for Somerset

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Dunball Roundabout where the bypass could be linked

LETTER: it was a stupid idea not to build a Bridgwater bypass

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The writer says there are major problems with the planned Hinkley C development

LETTER: Flamanville EPR in France is facing huge problems with its metallurgical flaws in the reactor vessel

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VISIT: Sergeant Simon Smith with (from the left) Connor Guest, James Norris, Callum Laird, Finley Mayo, Aidan Chinnock, Tom Puddy, Paul Grant, Joe Bevan and Timothy Tucker

Bridgwater College students get a taste of police life

Alfred Jewel Awards 2015 at North Newton's St Peters Church
L-R Award winner Keith Lowe with Mrs Jane Barrie OBE DL , Philip Spencer and Cllr Alan Bradford (53958854)

North Petherton Civic Awards: presented for Queen, Country and Community

Mat Spilsbury, 23, had his Carrera Valour road bike stolen from outside Sainsbury's in Bridgwater

Bridgwater man who suffers from Asperger's left 'devastated' after bike theft

Dog Waste bins sit alongside Burnham Beach to help Dog owners easily dispose of waste (53845553)

Dog poo problem continues to anger residents in Burnham and Bridgwater

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West Street today is the home of the Bridgwater Squib pub

LETTER: when dad took part in darts on the radio and when the Halswell Inn was in West Street

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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

Life on the Levels (53832449)

SOMERSET BOOKS: a love letter to life on the Levels about the lives of those who made their living there

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