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With more people staying at home in recent weeks the lower levels of light pollution make it easier to see things in the night sky. So Somerset astronomer and photographer JOSH DURY picks a few things to look out for if the weather is on your side

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HOLLY LOUISE EELS shares 19 great things to see and do in our county after lockdown

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Local group set up fundraising campaign to artwork in the heart of the city.

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In our special series Catherine Courtenay takes a look at village life in Somerset

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Our county has leant its name to a variety of different items and places that are now recognised across the world. HOLLY LOUISE EELS highlights some - a few might surprise you

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Glastonbury’s premier shopping thoroughfare double award winners of the 2008 mendip Built in Quality award.

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The city of Wells relies heavily on tourism to support its economy, but a strong community is rising to the challenge of coronavirus, as the Dean of Wells Cathedral tells CATHERINE COURTENAY

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Have a change of scenery and take advantage of inspirational, local tours and activities that have been put online, says HOLLY LOUISE EELS.

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Take a virtual tour of Bath

Monday, June 1, 2020

While all the city’s attractions and museums remain closed as we went to print, Visit Bath highlights the ones which have virtual tours which can be explored from the comfort of your home.

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In our special series Catherine Courtenay takes a look at village life in Somerset

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A city that had its beginnings more than 2,000 years ago has many secrets and mysteries. CHARLES NEVIN reveals 12 he has written about in a new collection of stories.

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CATHERINE COURTENAY takes a look at Taunton’s green spaces and discovers a legacy that’s continuing into the future

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ANDY BALLARD slips into a slower pace of travel and takes us on a journey through the Avon Valley.

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If Noah was alive today he would be thrilled to visit the Somerset zoo farm which proudly bears his name, says BERNARD BALE.

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Whether it’s for a day trip or a longer break, there is nowhere quite like Exmoor. HOLLY LOUISE EELLS shares a taster of what to discover in this magical place.

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We shine a light on some fascinating things you may not know about Dunster, taken from author Tim Taylor’s book, Time Team’s Dig Village

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In our special series Catherine Courtenay takes a look at village life in Somerset

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BERNARD BALE explores why Somerset has inspired so many writers to create so many classic stories

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The owners of a woodland cemetery have pledged to ensure that dignified burials and memorial services are available for families in the greater Bristol area whatever restrictions on movement and gatherings are brought in by the government because of coronavirus.

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Cathrine Courtenay visits Tarr Steps to learn all about Somerset’s very special Atlantic woodlands

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