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ALL SMILES: Shepton Beauchamp pupils enjoying the Branston bus visit

Billy Branston's potato bus rolls up to Shepton Beauchamp school: PICTURES

Man freed after being trapped in overturn van in Merriott

Man freed after being trapped in overturn van in Merriott

LET'S DANCE: Neroche primary pupils showing off their moves

Neroche pupils show off moves at street dance club

ICONIC: A dark and moody photo of West bay taken by Sam Rose, that will feature in the exhibition

Hospital patients treated to Jurassic Coast photos

PLAY-DOH: Katie and Tyler Manson

Parents go back to school for Hinton Learn Together day

COLOUR RUN: Andy and Dee Mear covered in colourful powdered paint

Great Somerset Colour Run to return for St Margaret's Hospice

MILESTONE YEAR: The Layzell family pictured with the majority of the team and associates at Christmas

Horton builders celebrates 120 years in the county

PRISONER: Jake Cullen with his mum and dad Mark and Tash and puppy dog Lucy

Wheelchair-bound student made 'prisoner in his own bedroom'

BOOKWORMS: Pupils enjoy reading at the school, which is between Crewkerne and Ilminster

Parents and pupils combine for reading sessions at Hinton St George School

CHRISTMAS CHEER: Claire Pearce, Jackie Riches and Liz Stevens with their floral decorations

Floral Christmas cakes take over Combe St Nicholas Village Hall

Seavington's Santa Claus arrives in style

Seavington's Santa Claus arrives in style

Car believed to have been set of fire deliberately in Chard

Car believed to have been set of fire deliberately in Chard

ANNIVERSARY: Pupils help plant the Applewood Orchard

Ilchester pupils help cheese company plant orchard

Status Quo named as Somerset Rocks final headliner

Status Quo named as Somerset Rocks final headliner

Woman denies shoplifting after having no memory of incidents

Woman denies shoplifting after having no memory of incidents

CELEBRATIONS: Staff at Burnworthy House enjoying their long service celebration

South Petherton care home celebrates long service awards

Police release CCTV of two men after suspected attempted break in at filling station

Police release CCTV of two men after suspected attempted break in at filling station

Three fire crews called to cooker fire in Ilchester

Three fire crews called to cooker fire in Ilchester

Police, ambulance and fire crew called to head on collision in Merriott

Police, ambulance and fire crew called to head on collision in Merriott

ACCESS: The current entrance to the Palm Drive site

Travellers given green light to stay on site

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PAINTERS: Primary pupils applying the finishing touches to the mural

Pupils turn artists as Neroche School creates wall mural: PICTURES

HELPING HAND: Winsham Primary School delighted at school funds cheque from Somerset County Council's Linda Vijeh

Winsham School delighted at school funds cheque

HIT AND RUN: Jake Gilmore died on November 17, two years ago

Couple learning to live with son's death as killer is to be release from prison

ON BROADWAY: Younger members of the cast of Excalibur the Panto

Excalibur pantomime show comes to Broadway

South Petherton School in pyjamas for Pudsey

South Petherton School in pyjamas for Pudsey

Wind and rain on the roads today.

Travel news: weather alert on the roads, train delays; problems at Gatwick; Thomson Airways announcement over Sharm el Sheikh flights

COURT: Ricardo Guerreiro appeared at Yeovil Magistrates

Man to stand trial at Taunton Crown Court charged with knife possession and GBH

Spooky Hallowe'en trail in Ninesprings on October 31

Spooky Hallowe'en trail in Ninesprings on October 31

IN DOUBT: The future of Chard Carnival is in danger after nine members step down

Chard Carnival in danger after nine members step down

Woman found slumped on steering wheel after drinking then drove home

Woman found slumped on steering wheel after drinking then drove home

RECORD BREAKERS: The 12 ringers involved were subject to rules laid down by the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers and each ringer had to ring his bell for the whole time without a break

World record for South Petherton bell ringers

REALLY WILD SHOW: Hinton St George pupils with their collage, A Jungle

Hinton St George First School takes first place with jungle collage

CHESS CHAMP: Bethany, with her head teacher Mr Crabtree on the left and her chess teacher Mr Lawrence on the right

Ten year old chess champion celebrates after winning Silver Plate

READY STEADY COOK: Henny Crosland with Ruby Northam, Sophia Conway-Dyer, Isabelle Bugler-Hart and Samantha Perrin

Young chefs gather for Compassionate Cook competition

BROADWAY: Pam Whitfield who made splendid table decorations for the Broadway Harvest Supper

Broadway Harvest Supper raises £135 for Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

BASE: Commodore Jock Alexander OBE handed over to the new Commodore of the Base, Commodore Jon Pentreath OBE

New Commanding Officer at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton

NEW: The David Hall performing arts centre in South Petherton

New foyer for autumn start at The David Hall performing arts centre

CHAMPIONS: Agencies from across South Somerset at the annual Carer’s Fair at Palmers Garden Centre in Yeovil.

South Somerset Carers' Champions hold carers' information day at Palmers Garden Centre

SNAPS: Members of South Petherton Photographic Society at their annual exhibition on Saturday at the Blake Hall

South Petherton Photographic Society host annual exhibition

COURT: Lee Evis hatched drunk driving plan to use boy to help him steer his car

South Petherton man hatched drunk driving plan to use boy to help him steer his car

OUTSTANDING: Staff and children at West Chinnock Playschool

West Chinnock Playschool celebrates successful Ofsted report

n Allan Rodway with his 1960 Mk 2 Wolseley 1500.

Hundreds treated at Chardstock Street Fair

n Helen Jones and three-year-old Madison Jones get up close to Spice the Tawny Owl – thanks to the Owl Obsession group – at the Carnival Fun Day.

Carnival week in progress as South Petherton prepares for Saturday evening parade

GO TO JAIL: The women's team in their go faster stripes

Combe St Nicholas FC fans take part in fancy dress charity bike ride

Car destroyed in vehicle fire on A358

Car destroyed in vehicle fire on A358

OPENING: MP Marcus Fysh attended Neroche Primary School to celebrate 'magnificent seven'

MP Fysh opens new classroom at Neroche School to celebrate 'magnificent seven'

YOUNG WINNER: Lexcie Layzell, aged nine.

Horton hears a flower show! Village hall hosts annual event

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FLORISTS: Local ladies with their hand-tied designs.

Beginner florists wow at Combe St Nicholas workshop

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CLASSICS: Valido String Quartet.

Valido String Quartet to unleash Afternoon of Classics on All Saints Church

St Mary's pupils perform Bugsy Malone

St Mary's pupils perform Bugsy Malone

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