• Avon and Somerset appeal to find missing 15-year-old

    POLICE have appealed to people across the Avon and Somerset force area to look out for a 15-year-old boy who has been missing from home for a week. Merseyside Police say Liam Derbyshire has links to this area. He was last seen in the Kirkby

  • Almost 200 new cases of Covid in three Somerset districts

    ALMOST 200 new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in three Somerset districts in a 24-hour period. The latest update on the UK coronavirus dashboard shows the increase for the 24 hours up to Wednesday (July 21). A breakdown of three Somerset districts

  • Just HOW HOT did it get in Somerset yesterday?

    'IT'S too hot!' How many times have we heard that this week, in typical British style? But just how hot has it been in Somerset as the heatwave continues? Here's a guide to the highest temperatures recorded across the county yesterday (

  • New homes completed on derelict former school campus

    A DEVELOPMENT of affordable homes has been completed on the site of a former primary school. Housing provider Stonewater developed Park Gardens on land which was previously home to Park Junior School, in Yeovil. The 24-home scheme has transformed

  • Warning over toxic plant as summer holidays approach

    PEOPLE in the Somerset are being warned of the potential dangers of giant hogweed as the summer holidays approach. Over the years a number of children, as well as adults, have reported injuries after coming into contact with the invasive weed in