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A few weeks ago, at the start of May, we published an article claiming that Yatton was one of the worst places to live in Somerset. Whilst this is not an opinion held by any reporters at Somerset Live, data provided by property finder Garrington suggested otherwise. So, we wanted to flip the agenda. A […]

Right on the beach not far from Somerset there is a great little cafe serving the very best home made food from literally a hole in the wall. You cannot believe the mouth watering food that comes out of that little hole in the wall that is the Kiosk cafe on the beach at Lyme […]

Emergency services will be staging a “major incident exercise” in a Somerset coastal town on Monday (May 23). Police, fire and ambulance crews will be descending upon Watchet Harbour on the west Somerset coast between noon and 4pm to practice their response to a major incident. The pre-planned exercise, which is being coordinated by Somerset […]

Loved and loathed in equal measure, a Somerset photographer has documented the life of the fox in a bid to beat the stigma surrounding the creatures. His stunning pictures show foxes roaming the streets and fields of the UK, play fighting, crawling under fences and diving into bins. Neil Aldridge, 40, of Kenn, joined forces […]

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 […]

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 […]


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