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A new Italian restaurant has opened on Milsom Street in Bath and we popped along to try it out. Umberto Fiorenza won permission in 2021 to convert the former Coop Bank branch in Milsom Street, which closed in May 2018, for his new venture – Floriani. The restaurateur is well known in the Bath and […]

Five Somerset criminals have been sentenced for sickening offences in May. They have all faced the consequences of their actions. Two men have been jailed for causing tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage to Spar and Co-op stores in Somerset. Another man was sentenced after taking part in a burglary which led to […]

A beautiful eight-bedroom house with stunning grounds and views has come on the market in Somerset. Rumwell Park is a stunning Grade II listed house, built in the Rococo architectural style dating back to the 1850’s as the main residence on the Rumwell Estate near Taunton. This major residence is situated above Rumwell, a small […]

A Somerset youngster has become the youngest ever to take part in Europe’s largest street art festival – at just 10 years old. Harry ‘Haz’ Bingham from Nailsea is the youngest ever person to be invited to be an official artist in the renowned Upfest in Bedminster. Upfest in Bristol launched in 2008. In its […]

People in Nailsea are being asked to decorate their homes to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Nailsea Town Council has launched a best dressed house competition which will run in the run up to the celebratory event next month. Householders are being asked to take pictures and then tag the town council on its social […]

Ongoing efforts to deliver new social housing in Glastonbury and Street are being hampered by the phosphates crisis. Following the Dutch N court ruling, Natural England issued advice to Somerset‘s four district councils, requiring them to provide additional mitigation for any development which could increase phosphate levels on the Somerset Levels and Moors. Mendip District […]

Vets have issued a stark warning to dog owners planning to take their pets out in the sunshine – following predictions of heatwaves hitting the UK. Emergency vets have issued a plea to dog owners to avoid exercising their pets during the hottest part of the day, warning the average survival rate of a dog […]

Two people were taken to hospital today after inhaling dangerous chemicals at a Somerset farm. Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue attended an incident on a farm outside of Frome, where two two casualties had suffered inhalation injuries following the mixture of two chemicals. Crews from Frome arrived on scene and put in place a […]

A 26-year-old man has appeared in Taunton Magistrates’ Court on charges of supplying class A drugs and acquiring ammunition. Emmanuel Buyondo, from Croydon in London, appeared yesterday (19 May) after being charged with a number of serious offences. The charges are connected with a joint investigation between Avon and Somerset Police and the Met Police […]

The mum of a missing 14-year-old boy has made a desperate appeal in an attempt to reach her son. Police are sharing the message from ‘Nasim’s’ mother in the hope he will get in touch. Nasim, 14, was last seen on Tuesday 3 May in Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire. But now Avon and Somerset Police are […]

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