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express
FAKE vet who treated animals without qualifications jailed for THIRD timeafter racking up his seventh conviction for the same offence. A court heard he
express / Posted 59 minutes ago
after racking up his seventh conviction for the same offence. A court heard he got away with working at a practice in Taunton, Somerset for two years, during which time he carried out a number of procedures including surgery. South African... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Taunton man arrested in Easton for Papa Gino's robberyA 26-year-old Taunton man was arrested on Monday for an armed robbery in Easton
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 hours ago
A 26-year-old Taunton man was arrested on Monday for an armed robbery in Easton. Marc Larocque Enterprise Staff Writer @Enterprise_Marc EASTON - Eric James Ortiz was arrested on Monday on a charge of committing an armed robbery at Papa Gino's in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Removal of 175-year old ‘obsolete’ Satucket River dam in East Bridgewater to begin next weekof dams.” In addition to improving safety along the Satucket River, the remova
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
of dams.” In addition to improving safety along the Satucket River, the removal is expected to open up new portions of the Taunton River watershed to the region’s herring population, an area which is currently blocked off to the fish due to a lip... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Bogus vet jailed for three yearsStoke, Swindon, admitted one count each of fraud and practising as a vet withou
Horse and Hound / Posted 4 hours ago
Stoke, Swindon, admitted one count each of fraud and practising as a vet without being registered. He was sentenced at Taunton Crown Court today (17 October). The 59-year-old was described as a “threat to animal health and welfare” by Royal... Read more
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This is West Country
Bogus vet jailed after tricking his way to work in a Taunton practicehas several previous convictions for similar offences, admitted faking his cv t
This is West Country / Posted 9 hours ago
has several previous convictions for similar offences, admitted faking his cv to get work at Priory Veterinry Practice, in Taunton. Keniry, 59, who stole the name of a qualified vet to get the job, was employed there for almost two years before he... Read more
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This is West Country
King Henry VII 'returns' to Taunton - more than 500 years after his last visitTHE first image of an English monarch painted from life is on display at the Mu
This is West Country / Posted 11 hours ago
THE first image of an English monarch painted from life is on display at the Museum of Somerset, in Taunton Castle. The picture of Henry VII dated 1505 is the earliest portrait in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery, which has loaned it... Read more
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The Herald News
South Coast Rail permits sought for Fall River tracksMassDOT said. By early next spring, the agency plans to file NOIs in eight com
The Herald News / Posted 21 hours ago
MassDOT said. By early next spring, the agency plans to file NOIs in eight communities, the other five being Freetown, Taunton, Raynham, Middleborough and Lakeville. They are part of the Phase I route by diesel train from Fall River and New... Read more
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The Herald News
Two sentenced in Fall River hotel attackto court records, Antonio Andrade, 57, of 18 Robinson St., Somerville, and Stev
The Herald News / Posted 22 hours ago
to court records, Antonio Andrade, 57, of 18 Robinson St., Somerville, and Steve Paiva, 34, of 201 Washington St., Taunton, were convicted last Thursday of assault charges following a two-day trial. The jury convicted Andrade of assault and... Read more
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This is West Country
DECISION MADE: Taunton Committee decide if carnival goes ahead after tragic accidentMEMBERS of Taunton Carnival Committee have decided this year's carnival WILL go
This is West Country / Posted 23 hours ago
MEMBERS of Taunton Carnival Committee have decided this year's carnival WILL go ahead after a crunch meeting. Committee members met tonight (October 16) to discuss whether the carnival would go ahead after a horrific incident at Chard Carnival last... Read more
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This is West Country
Suspected arson attack at derelict building near Tauntonmultiple calls to a derelict building that was on fire shortly after 6pm today
This is West Country / Posted 23 hours ago
multiple calls to a derelict building that was on fire shortly after 6pm today (October 16). Three fire engines from Taunton were sent to the scene in Dene Road, Cotford St Luke. The crews extinguished the fire in a small derelict pump house... Read more
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This is West Country
Crunch meeting will decide whether Taunton Carnival goes ahead after after woman trapped under floatA MEETING is being held tonight to discuss whether Taunton Carnival will go ahe
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
A MEETING is being held tonight to discuss whether Taunton Carnival will go ahead after safety concerns were raised following a horrific incident at Chard Carnival. A woman was left with life-threatening injuries after she was trapped under a... Read more
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This is West Country
Bridgwater Services voted among worst in the countryServices has been rated as one of the worst service stations in the country, ac
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
Services has been rated as one of the worst service stations in the country, according to a league table. While Taunton Deane Services southbound is one of the best in the country, Bridgwater Services comes in at the other end of the... Read more
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This is West Country
Mixed fortunes for Somerset's motorway services in 'league table'a motorway service station on the M5 in Somerset will depend on where you stop
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
a motorway service station on the M5 in Somerset will depend on where you stop off, according to a 'league table'. While Taunton Deane Services southbound is one of the best in the country, Bridgwater Services comes in at the other end of the... Read more
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chad
Stags boss Evans hoping for a home draw against minnows in FA Cup drawWhitehawk 62 Westfields 63 Sutton United 64 Chesham United 65 Dagenham & Re
chad / Posted yesterday
Whitehawk 62 Westfields 63 Sutton United 64 Chesham United 65 Dagenham & Redbridge 66 Torquay United or Woking 67 Taunton Town or Hemel Hempstead Town 68 Braintree Town 69 Brackley Town 70 Dartford 71 St Albans City 72 Boreham... Read more
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This is West Country
Students enjoy centre's first graduation ceremonyFRIDAY the 13th proved lucky for students at the University Centre, Taunton whe
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
FRIDAY the 13th proved lucky for students at the University Centre, Taunton when they took part in their graduation ceremony. It was the University Centre Somerset’s first graduation ceremony since its launch in March following the creation of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hurricane creates red sun in the skies over Englanda red sun over parts of Britain today SOUTH LANARKSHIRE: Hazy cloud around a v
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
a red sun over parts of Britain today SOUTH LANARKSHIRE: Hazy cloud around a very watery sun in South Lanarkshire today TAUNTON, SOMERSET: A red sun spotted in the sky over Taunton, which was caused by Storm Ophelia ISLE OF WIGHT: The sun comes... Read more
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This is West Country
The faces of the gang jailed for 72 years for flooding Somerset's streets with drugscombined total of 72 years and five months. A series of dawn raids were carrie
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
combined total of 72 years and five months. A series of dawn raids were carried out in July in Bridgwater, Glastonbury and Taunton following a four month investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in the towns. Officers from Avon and Somerset... Read more
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This is West Country
NOSTALGIA: When Oasis brought a bit of rock and roll to Taunton...TAUNTON is not often at the centre of a rock and roll explosion. But for one d
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
TAUNTON is not often at the centre of a rock and roll explosion. But for one day in September 1997, the county town was at the eye of the storm, providing an oasis for Oasis - at The Castle Hotel. Guests that year included the Gallagher brothers,... Read more
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This is West Country
Club collects 1,000 5p coins for cancer charitythe cash to the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
the cash to the County Gazette-backed Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE), which equips the Beacon Centre at Taunton's Musgrove Park Hospital. There were also gifts in 5ps of £25.30 from Jan Biddiscombe and friends, of Creech St... Read more
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This is West Country
47ft lorry stuck for two and a half hours trying to get into Taunton car parkA LONG lorry was stuck for two and a half hours after trying to get into Whirli
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
A LONG lorry was stuck for two and a half hours after trying to get into Whirligig Lane Car Park, in Taunton. Police were called after the 47ft vehicle was unable to move either way on Saturday. A tweet from Avon and Somerset Police in Taunton has... Read more
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This is West Country
Tournament aims to 'conker' povertyVerity Lodge was presented with two cinema tickets, while runner up Michael Seb
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
Verity Lodge was presented with two cinema tickets, while runner up Michael Sebire received a box of chocolates in the Taunton Oxfam fundraising group event. The annual event is arranged by conker supremo Harvey Lodge and the Oxfam group aims... Read more
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Daily Echo
PHOTOS: Mass yoga event raises £3,500 for mental health charitycharity after 60 people took on a two-hour yoga challenge. Completing 60 sun s
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
charity after 60 people took on a two-hour yoga challenge. Completing 60 sun salutations, yogis packed inside Richard Taunton College sports hall to take on the challenge for Solent Mind. Led by organiser and instructor Laura Green, the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Taunton man injured in chemical explosion Sunday nightRebecca Hymanrhyman@tauntongazette.com TAUNTON - A man was injured when the ch
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
Rebecca Hymanrhyman@tauntongazette.com TAUNTON - A man was injured when the chemicals he was using to clean his deck exploded, Taunton Police said. The incident happened at 33 Pine St. at around 5:45 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15. The man was cleaning his... Read more
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The Herald News
Rare Lizzie Borden documents hitting the auction blockin Fall River District Court dressed in a dark blue street gown, where she plea
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
in Fall River District Court dressed in a dark blue street gown, where she plead not guilty and was taken off to jail in Taunton. Her attorney Andrew Jackson Jennings on this same day brought her a set of documents to sign naming her sister Emma... Read more
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The Herald News
Prospective students 'tech' it out at Bristol-Plymouth open houseSchool offers look at vocational programs Charles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Sta
The Herald News / Posted yesterday
School offers look at vocational programs Charles Winokoor Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter @cwinokoor TAUNTON — Not every kid is cut out for a vocational high school. That’s why Saturday’s open house at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Another million-dollar jackpot in TauntonFor the second time in a month, a million-dollar lottery ticket has been sold i
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
For the second time in a month, a million-dollar lottery ticket has been sold in Taunton. The prize of about $430,000 after taxes was claimed by the KED trust in Lakeville, represented by attorney James Rogers. Some big lottery winners create trusts... Read more
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Gazette
Bristol storm to British and Irish Cup win over Cardiff Blues sideBath. The powerful winger started playing rugby at aged 12 in Devon at Topsham
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Bath. The powerful winger started playing rugby at aged 12 in Devon at Topsham RFC, before studying at King’s College Taunton. He went on to represent England at U16s and U18s, as well as Exeter Chiefs Academy. “I’m really pleased especially... Read more
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FOX News
The forgotten Christians of Nigeria -- faithful while enduring incredible persecution By Larry Alex Taunton “Don’t go. I swore I would never go back there,” came
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
By Larry Alex Taunton “Don’t go. I swore I would never go back there,” came the voice of my friend Jay Smith on a trans-Atlantic Skype call. “I’ve been in over... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brutal murder at Randolph nursing home highlights growing risk from younger residentsand assault charges against Rice, who was arraigned Friday in his bed in the in
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
and assault charges against Rice, who was arraigned Friday in his bed in the intensive care unit at Morton Hospital in Taunton because he was deemed too ill to appear in court He kept his eyes closed and never spoke as a court clerk read the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brutal murder at Randolph nursing home highlights growing risk from younger residentsand assault charges against Rice, who was arraigned Friday in his bed in the in
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
and assault charges against Rice, who was arraigned Friday in his bed in the intensive care unit at Morton Hospital in Taunton because he was deemed too ill to appear in court He kept his eyes closed and never spoke as a court clerk read the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Moore: Barrow AFC not underestimating Shaw Lane in FA Cupfantastic competition, it's a competition we want to do well in. “The club las
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
fantastic competition, it's a competition we want to do well in. “The club last year had it from both sides – they went to Taunton and it was a difficult tie, then they went to Bristol Rover, where they were not expected to win against a League One... Read more
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The Herald News
Senate report finds rail, bus service top transportation priorities in SouthCoast19 percent, according to a 2012 survey. Among the dozens of action listings, S
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
19 percent, according to a 2012 survey. Among the dozens of action listings, South Coast rail, including a “Middleborough/Taunton” line received by far the most votes: 21. However, RTA funding had 10 direct votes and options like more affordable... Read more
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Gazette
Youngsters awarded for their summer effortshighest wicket taker with 19 scalps and had an economy rate of under three runs
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
highest wicket taker with 19 scalps and had an economy rate of under three runs an over. “He played a massive part in the Taunton success (against Somerset under 12s), opening the bowling with his off spin, not only taking wickets but creating... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police searching for suspect in New Bedford double murderand consider him armed and dangerous. Kercado is accused of shooting and killi
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
and consider him armed and dangerous. Kercado is accused of shooting and killing Stephen Bodden, 27, of New Bedford and Taunton, and Fabio Tavares, 28, of New Bedford, while the three of them drove in a vehicle along Central Avenue Tuesday... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
REMEMBER WHEN: Roca horror show sent Barrow AFC crashing out of FA CupFC United defeat, came the glory of Barrow's 2-1 victory at Bristol Rovers in l
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 days ago
FC United defeat, came the glory of Barrow's 2-1 victory at Bristol Rovers in last season's second round. They had drawn at Taunton Town, also on a Sunday, in the first round. Let's hope the Bluebirds fans travelling to South Yorkshire tomorrow... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suspect in New Bedford double killing added to State Police Most Wanted ListOffice, which is investigating the shooting, identified the victims earlier thi
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Office, which is investigating the shooting, identified the victims earlier this week as 27-year-old Stephen Bodden of Taunton and 28-year-old Fabio Tavares of New Bedford. The alleged killings took place in a vehicle traveling on Central... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three men plead guilty to drug trafficking in Boston, TauntonThree men pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to drug trafficking charges in
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Three men pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to drug trafficking charges in Boston and Taunton, the US attorney’s office said. David Tejeda, 35, of New Bedford, Jeffrey Freitas, 32, of Bridgewater, and John Paul Tanguay, 34, of Taunton were each... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Bridgewater man, 2 others plead guilty to distributing heroin, fentanylwho pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to roles in a heroin and fentanyl tr
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
who pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to roles in a heroin and fentanyl trafficking organization that operated in Taunton and Boston. Jeffrey Freitas, 32, of Bridgewater, as well as David Tejeda, 35, of New Bedford and John Paul Tanguay,... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Randolph nursing home patient arraigned on murder chargeAttorney's office announced that he was scheduled to be arraigned on the charge
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Attorney's office announced that he was scheduled to be arraigned on the charges at Morton Hospital in the afternoon. Taunton District Court Judge Michael Brennan presided over the arraignment. Rice is due in Quincy District Court for a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man charged in nursing home slaying arraignedTAUNTON -- A man charged with killing his roommate in the dementia unit at a Ra
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
TAUNTON -- A man charged with killing his roommate in the dementia unit at a Randolph nursing home last month was arraigned Friday in the intensive care unit at Morton Hospital because he was too ill to appear in court. Fifty-eight-year-old Walter... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Home turf could play an important role in defeating league leader’s Tauntonthe team has pulled off an incredible turnaround from the opening season loss a
Bury Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
the team has pulled off an incredible turnaround from the opening season loss as the side gear up to face league leaders Taunton Titans, writes Hannah Dolman. The head coach of Bury St Edmunds RUFC said: “After that first game, the idea of... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Man charged in Randolph murder to be arraigned Fridayof beating his 86-year-old roommate to death in a Randolph dementia ward last m
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
of beating his 86-year-old roommate to death in a Randolph dementia ward last month is scheduled to be arraigned in a Taunton hospital on a charge of murder Friday afternoon. Police say 58-year-old Walter Rice beat James Schappell, at CareOne... Read more
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This is West Country
WANTED: Police hunt criminal with Taunton linksPOLICE have warned the public not to approach a former prisoner who has connect
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
POLICE have warned the public not to approach a former prisoner who has connections to Taunton. They are looking for 36-year-old Sean Gower, from Bristol, after he failed to comply with the conditions of his licence put in place following his... Read more
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This is West Country
Bridgwater paedophile gets six-year jail sentenceafter sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13. Fergus Godfrey, 63, of W
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
after sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13. Fergus Godfrey, 63, of Warwick Avenue, Bridgwater, appeared before Taunton Crown Court for sentencing on Friday, October 13, after being found guilty by a jury following a trial. Sentencing,... Read more
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This is West Country
BP petrol filling station gets approvalstation has been given the green light by planners. The development at Norton
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
station has been given the green light by planners. The development at Norton Fitzwarren was given conditional approval by Taunton Deane Borough Council on Wednesday. BP Oil UK Ltd wants to demolish the existing buildings at Cross Keys to... Read more
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This is West Country
VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Demolition work starts on 1960s tower block in Taunton town centreWORK has started today (Friday, October 13) on the demolition of a 1960s tower
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
WORK has started today (Friday, October 13) on the demolition of a 1960s tower block in the centre of Taunton. It will take a number of weeks to totally demolish Quantock House, in Paul Street, according to supervisor Robin Sams, of contractor L. A.... Read more
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This is West Country
Sitting pretty - Taunton couple win sofas and armchair for freeto sink in that we didn’t have to pay a penny for our pair of fabulous new sofa
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
to sink in that we didn’t have to pay a penny for our pair of fabulous new sofas and comfy armchair." Marc Withers, DFS Taunton store manager added: "We’re delighted that we’ve been able to give something back to Martin and Hazel in return for... Read more
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This is West Country
Gang of 56 sentenced for flooding the streets of Somerset with drugsin a drug trafficking operation across South West England. The group was invol
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
in a drug trafficking operation across South West England. The group was involved in open drug dealing on the streets of Taunton, Bridgwater and Glastonbury, selling heroin and cocaine. They were caught during a four month undercover police... Read more
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This is West Country
Delays as member of public stops person 'throwing themselves' in front of train at Bridgwaterof her shock and claims a member of the public stepped in to stop somebody thro
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
of her shock and claims a member of the public stepped in to stop somebody throwing themselves in front of a train between Taunton and Bristol. The Bristol-bound travel said the 7.51am train to Glasgow is now delayed following the incident at... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Trains cancelled after person hit by train A person has been hit by a train between Taunton and Bristol. Some trains ha
Weston Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
A person has been hit by a train between Taunton and Bristol. Some trains have been cancelled between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol this morning (Friday) as a person has been hit by a train. To send a... Read more
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