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Tue, 16:31

With the County Ground at Taunton replacing old with new, KERRY MILLER looks back over more than 130 years when the much-loved ground was slowly taking shape

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Mid-Somerset Show

Sheep shearing, showjumping, vintage vehciles and cheese awards are amongs the highlights in this long-running popular one-day event

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Education

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Royal High School Bath seeks to encourage each girl to persevere and grow in self-confidence in order to discover and fulfil her potential...

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Walks

Enjoy a slice of quinettessential England and a welcome cup of tea on a walk past a medieval chapel, 17th century forge and views of the Vale of Porlock

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Spectaular Cheddar Gorge

Somerset is home to the largest gorge in the UK - an incredible location steeped in the history of our ancestors.

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Recipes

Monday, June 22, 2015

Mulberry founder Roger Saul has come up with a different set of marvellous creations

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Monday, June 22, 2015
PHOTO: Lara Holmes

Mulberry founder Roger Saul has come up with a different set of marvellous creations

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Interiors

Tue, 16:28

There are some designers out there in the world of furniture that will always be in demand. CAROL BURNS names names

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Monday, June 22, 2015
Cap to come

Vintage finds, family heirlooms and a unique talent for putting them all together helped Cathy and Michael Hay transform their simple cottage

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Celebrity interviews

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

SIMON ANGEAR visited Glastonbury Festival’s remarkable 79-year-old inspiration, Michael Eavis, to learn more about his achievements, his passions, and his love of the West Country

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Monday, August 10, 2015
The Great British Bake Off contestants - Photographer: Mark Bourdillon

After star baker Marie was compared to Rod Stewart this week, we couldn’t help but spot that many of the other contestants shared some spooky similarities with celebrities too…

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Events

Yesterday, 15:46

A leading south west marketing agency has released a video reviewing international artist Banksy’s latest exhibition – Dismaland.

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Banksy satirical art and sculpture

Weston-super-Mare is set to become the centre of the contemporary art universe for the next six weeks as world-renowned graffiti artist Banksy brings his latest curated creation Dismaland to the town’s seafront.

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Restaurants

Friday, June 5, 2015

The Oakhouse in Axbridge knows what works and it sticks to doing that well, says Charlotte Skidmore

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Red  Lion Inn

Charlotte Skidmore visits a country pub that is on the money when it comes to atmosphere

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Gardens

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

The experts at Monkton Elm say that a rose is a beautiful and versatile flower for your garden

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How to get Chelsea in your garden

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Alliums are often seen at Chelsea

The experts at Monkton Elm Garden Centre show you how to get a bit of prestige in your garden this spring.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Babbling Brook

To enjoy a fabulous meal with rural charm visit us in the small Hamlet of Shurton...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
Cafe Culture

This lovely little coffee shop is situated on the high street in Taunton close to Vivary Park with inside and outside seating...

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Martlet Inn

This cosy, 17th century, village pub has always been popular with locals and visitors alike. A classic pub/restaurant where you will always be assured a warm welcome from landlords Bruno and Terena.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Monkton Inn

The multi award winning Monkton Inn is set in the beautiful village of West Monkton.

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Monday, April 27, 2015
The Coleridge Restaurant

Set in the stunning Exmoor National Park with majestic views towards Dunkery Beacon, the Coleridge Restaurant is to be found within the graceful Dunkery Beacon Country House.

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