Archive | May, 2016

Football Banning Orders

Avon & Somerset Police are preparing for the start of Euro 2016 in France next month by notifying the 103 people who have football banning orders in the force area to hand in their passports. Letters have been sent to each individual explaining why they need to do this.  If this applies to you then

EU vote – are you registered?

Whatever you think about the EU and the two sides of the referendum debate who slug it out without so much as a by your leave to a passing fact, you really do need to vote. The only thing that unites both sides of the debate is a belief that this will be a once

Webber bus suspends services

Just in case you haven’t seen the news on our facebook page, Webber bus have suspended all their bus services from last night. This includes the 38 service from Musgrove Hospital to Langport and Somerton. Somerset County Council have attempted to provide alternative arrangements for each route but best advice is to avoid travelling if

Back to normal

The travellers parked on the long stay car park at Whatley, Langport moved off today (11th May) at lunchtime. The car park is back to normal and there are now plenty of spaces. Should be business as usual tomorrow.  

All change, no change?

The annual town council meeting in May is usually the moment at which the Chairman is chosen and the members of all the committees. And now that both Langport and Somerton have held their May meetings we can report that…nothing happened. Well not quite nothing but in Langport Chair Janet Seaton and Vice Chair Cara

Travellers at Langport Car Park

On Monday 9th May a group of travellers moved their cars and caravans onto the long stay section of the Langport Car Park at Whatley. Please bear in mind that losing half of the main car park will really hurt the traders in the town centre who rely on the car park for a steady

Ilton Shooting update

Over the course of the weekend Avon & Somerset Police have confirmed that the murdered man was Wilfred Isaacs of Ilton and have arrested Charlie Broadway, 23, and William (Billy) Broadway, 18, from Ilton, who have been charged with murder, attempted murder and possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life. They will appear before

Wanted man hands himself in

Police have just confirmed that Charlie Broadway has handed himself into officers at a custody centre in Somerset within the last hour. He has been arrested on suspicion of murder and attempted murder and remains in custody. Detective Superintendent Andy Bevan said: “We are now, however, asking the public to help us locate a further

Charlie Broadway update

This afternoon the police issued the following statement in connection with the incident at Ilton last night: “Shortly before 8pm last night, we were called to Chubbards Cross Caravan site, near Ilton in Somerset, following reports of a shooting. A man in his 50s was fatally wounded and died at the scene. A second man,

Ilton shooting – Police launch manhunt

Just before 8pm last night (5th May) police received a call to an incident at what they will only describe as “a residential address”. The Leveller understands that this is in fact the traveller site at Ilton and there has been a heavy police presence there this morning. Two men were shot in the incident