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Chard

WINTER WONDERLAND: Roger and Sheila Strawbridge clearing the street in Combe St Nicholas after four days straight of February snow. Photo taken in 1996

FLASHBACK: Duel with a dragon, mystery illness and supermarket rumours make headlines

COMING SOON: Chard is set for a new 1610 gym on Jarman Way in April

Chard set for new state-of-the-art gym in April

WEATHER: Wet weekend set for Chard and Ilminster

WEATHER: Wet weekend set for Chard and Ilminster

LETTER: Should there be more children's play equipment in Chard?

LETTER: Should there be more children's play equipment in Chard?

VISIT: MP Marcus Fysh at Chard School

Chard School children visited by South Somerset MP Marcus Fysh

LETTER: Would two hours free parking in Chard boost the town centre?

LETTER: Would two hours free parking in Chard boost the town centre?

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ADMITTED ASSAULT: Chard man who injured ex after lifting her given community order

Chard man who injured his ex after lifting her up given community order

PARTNERS: Holyrood Academy have announced they are now working with Axe Valley college

Holyrood Academy announce new school partnership with Axe Valley college

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WEATHER: South West set to get wet, but will Chard and Ilminster avoid the rain?

WEATHER: South West set to get wet, but will Chard avoid the rain?

GREAT SUCCESS: Councillor Andy Kenton, operations manager Ed Ringwood, Councillor Jason Baker and Chard town clerk Zoe Truong in front of the new solar panels

Chard Town Council hail new solar panels "success"

Wonder what was blocking Whatley Lane near in Chard? PICTURE

Wonder what was blocking Whatley Lane near Chard? PICTURE

Storm Imogen causes trouble on the roads around Chard and Ilminster

Storm Imogen causes trouble on the roads around Chard and Ilminster

FOOTBALL STAR: Rob Walker, 17, of Manor Farm, was in the England under-19 squad

FLASHBACK: What happened in Chard and Ilminster over the last 25 years?

Do you know her? Police release CCTV image in hunt for Chard grocery store thief

Do you know her? Police release CCTV image in hunt for Chard grocery store thief

Taunton Crown Court

Woman given community order after stealing bag which contained thousands of pounds worth of cash and electrical goods

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COLOURFUL: The committed fundraisers from Yarlington Housing Group finish the colour run

Yarlington Housing Group raise more than £6,000 for St Margaret's Hospice

EXPERT: MasterChef finalist Angela Langford will be at the show near Chard. Picture from angelalangford.com

Masterchef star to serve up a treat at Chard food festival

Man set to face trial over alleged sexual assault in Ilminster

Man set to face trial over alleged sexual assault in Ilminster

Man set to face trial on suspicion of drink driving after crash

Man set to face trial on suspicion of drink driving after crash

Convicted sex offender from Chard who flashed a woman in a park avoids prison

Convicted sex offender from Chard who flashed a woman in a park avoids prison

Adam Marsden from AM Cars

'NIGHTMARE': Traders slam 'horrific' roadworks which are set to close a key road for FIVE weeks - with a 22-mile diversion recommended

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Chard's Popular Fair returns to Guildhall for February event

Chard's Popular Fair returns to Guildhall for February event

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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WEATHER: Morning showers give way to dry afternoon in Chard and Ilminster

WEATHER: Morning showers give way to dry afternoon in Chard and Ilminster

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Streetspace take step closer to Chard skate park expansion

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DANCE DIVISION: The students at the dance lesson

Holyrood and Kelly Leigh schcools join up for toe-tapping event

GUILDHALL: The committee took steps to protect their council building for the future

Thousands to be spent by Chard Town Council to protect historic Guidhall building

WEATHER: Chard and Ilminster set to get wet

WEATHER: Chard and Ilminster set to get wet

WEATHER: Chard and Ilminster set for day of sunshine and rain

WEATHER: Chard and Ilminster set for day of sunshine and rain

Market House in Ilminster

Crucial maintenance work begins at Market House in Ilminster

Man to face court over smashing patio at home

Man to face court over allegedly smashing patio at home

Smokers urged to stub out their habit as part of new county-wide health initiative

Smokers urged to stub out their habit as part of new county-wide health initiative

Thief who stole bottle of rum on New Year's Eve did it because he was thirsty, court told

Thief who stole bottle of rum on New Year's Eve did it because he was thirsty, court told

WEATHER: Yellow warning as Chard and Ilminster set for downpour

WEATHER: Yellow warning as Chard and Ilminster set for downpour

Chard Recycling Centre set for cash-free trial next month

Chard Recycling Centre set for cash-free trial next month

Do you know an inspirational young person in Chard? Nominate them in the Pride of Somerset Youth award

Do you know an inspirational young person in Chard? Nominate them in the Pride of Somerset Youth award

Man set to face trial over alleged assault

Man set to face trial over alleged assault

Police will increase in patrols after an increase in complaints

Police to increase patrols due to drug problems and anti-social behaviour in Chard

Time to recognise Somerset's best carers returns

Time to recognise Somerset's best carers returns

WEATHER: Chard and Ilminster set for dry but cloudy day

WEATHER: Chard and Ilminster set for dry but cloudy day

High Street in Ilminster

Twenty per cent council tax increase slammed as a 'disgrace'

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Investigation and appeal launched after two homes burgled in Ilminster

Investigation and appeal launched after two homes burgled in Ilminster

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Slow down: Mobile speed cameras in the Chard and Ilminster area this week

Slow down: Mobile speed cameras in the Chard and Ilminster area this week

FUN RUNNERS: Year 3 and 4 boys race second-placed Louis Dann-Dumousseau with winner Finlay Downes and third-placed Harrison Larkham

Holyrood hosts huge primary fun run event: PICTURES

Benefits cheat admits to claiming more than £5,000 as she "couldn't afford" to live on her wages

Benefits cheat admits to claiming more than £5,000 as she "couldn't afford" to live on her wages

PAW-SOME: Surge in donations after 12 abandoned puppies are fed by local businesses

PAW-SOME: Surge in donations after 12 abandoned puppies are fed by local businesses

MP Marcus Fysh

MP launches fight to keep bank branch in Ilminster

Stock photo of a fire engine

Man given oxygen by firefighters after property fire in Chard

What was this used for?

What was this used for?

RECIPIENTS: Members of the Chard Rangers from Girl Guides and the Chard & District Museum receive their cheques

Chard Carnival committee hand out more than £4,000 to community causes

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