Petrol theft at Langport

The police would like help to identify a man who may have information about making off without payment for petrol at Shires Garage in Langport, Somerset? The offence was committed on Sunday 19th October when the man, who was a front seat passenger, placed fuel in the vehicle and then made off without making payment.

Love your pumpkin

In recent years Halloween has become an iconic event for the wrong reasons. It is now one of the biggest single causes of food waste in the calendar with literally millions of pumpkins being sold in the days before All Hallows’ Eve. The vast majority of these having been turned into the traditional Jack O’Lantern

Somerton Car Park Consultation

Somerton Town Council have announced that they will be undertaking a Consultation about the current and future Parking requirements for Somerton. The consultation will be held at the Parish Rooms, Somerton, on Tuesday 23rd September from 10am to 4pm and again from 6pm to 7pm.   The event will feature a number of information boards

Excellent exam results at Huish Academy

Celebrations were the order of the day after a great set of results from Huish Sixth students which enabled many students to progress to top universities such as Bristol, University College London and Birmingham. This week once again Huish Episcopi students and staff are celebrating great GCSE results which will place them amongst the highest

Reward offered after firearms stolen in Hambridge

A reward of up to £1,000 is being offered by the independent   crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers for information after a number of   firearms were stolen from a business in Hambridge, Somerset. A total of 15 shotguns (12-gauge) and three rifles (a .338 caliber and   a .308 caliber) were stolen during a break-in at

Aller Solar Industrial Site – have your say

Feelings are not surprisingly, running high on the subject of  the proposed Aller Court Solar industrial site. This 65 acre site of 65,000 panels will be one of the biggest in Somerset.  Whilst to date no planning application has been submitted and hence the Parish Council will not, at this stage be asked to give

Robbery at Lydford on the Fosse

Police are appealing for help after a man filled a car with petrol at the Budgens Service Station, Lydford on Fosse. At approximately 2115hrs on Tuesday 5th August 2014, a blue Subura Impreza filled up it’s tank with fuel at the Budgens Service Station, Lydford on Fosse in Somerset. The vehicle was displaying stolen vehicle

Langport bank raid update

More information on the bank raid in which an ATM machine was stolen from the Nat West branch on Bow Street, Langport at just gone midnight on Sunday 17th August. The thieves escaped with a sum believed to be around £30,000. We understand that the wall with the ATM in it was rammed repeatedly by a