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Sedgemoor District Council is warning residents that the latest scam calls which are doing the rounds are supposedly from HRMC. (HM Revenue & Customs – “Tax office”).  Several worried residents have contacted SDC to check.   An automated recorded message informs people that they owe them tax and that if they don’t ring them back, they will be arrested […]

Sedgemoor District Council has opened its ‘Additional Restrictions Grants (ARG) Scheme’ to support more of the businesses affected by the latest limitations on trading during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.  The new grant scheme is part of a package of measures announced by the government to assist businesses told to close their premises because of national […]

Four legged friends (and their owners) will celebrate the opening of a new £9,500 facility at Apex Park. The “Bark Park”, funded by donations in memory of Roy Woodberry who ran the dog training school in the area for decades will feature a number of agility tools including, weave posts, tunnel and an up and […]

Not content with being one of the most successful musicians on the planet, Ed Sheeran can now add profitable artist to his long list of accolades. One of his paintings has just raised £40,000 at a charity auction to redevelop a playground for children with special educational needs and disabilities. The new dad‘s abstract work […]

A graphic designer who created counterfeit bank statements which are alleged to have been used to persuade Princess Diana to take part in her 1995 tell-all TV interview is demanding an apology from the BBC. Matt Wiessler says he mocked up two documents at the request of Martin Bashir, the journalist who conducted the landmark […]

Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have outlined their bid to own UK-based football club Wrexham AFC. The pair want to buy the Welsh club from fan owners Wrexham Supporters Trust. There will be a vote among fans – which kick-starts today – to decide whether the Dead Pool and It’s Always Sunny In […]

Martin Bashir’s 1995 Panorama interview with Princess Diana was the must-see TV programme of the decade. Featuring intimate details of the Prince and Princess of Wales‘ failed marriage and Diana’s life inside the Royal Family, it was watched by 23 million people and made Bashir a household name. Now, 25 years later, the documentary is […]

K-pop band BTS has taken four of the big prizes at the MTV Europe Music Awards. The South Koreans picked up awards for best song (Dynamite), best group, best virtual live, and biggest fan base. It caps off a massive year for the boyband, which has built its loyal following despite the restrictions brought about […]

A photo has emerged reportedly showing journalist Martin Bashir following an alleged visit to a takeaway and wine shop, despite the corporation saying he was too ill to respond to claims made by Princess Diana’s brother. The Mail on Sunday published the image, which it said was taken on Friday evening outside the 57-year-old’s north […]

Today we were proud to lead Sedgemoor in a special programme of Remembrance. The programme, which will be repeated on Armistice Day at 10:30am featured readings from children, reflecting on the day, YMCA Chaplain Morey Andrews and specially chosen pieces of music, including Fields of Gold, and the beautiful Nimrod by Elgar. Reports suggest that […]


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