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The Chard and Ilminster News adheres to the Editors’ Code of Practice (which you can find at  We are regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation.  Complaints about stories should be referred firstly to the Editor by email at: or by post at 44 St James Street, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JR.

It is essential that your email or letter is headed “Complaint” in the subject line and contains the following information:

  • Your name, email address, postal address and daytime telephone number.
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  • A full explanation of your complaint by reference to the Editors’ Code.

If you do not provide any of the information above this may delay or prevent us dealing with your complaint. Your personal details will only be used for administration purposes.

If we cannot reach a resolution between us then you can contact IPSO by email at or by post at IPSO, c/o Halton House, 20-23 Holborn, London EC1N 2JD.

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