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Please find below the latest news stories from Taunton Deane.

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December 2017

November 2017

  • Plaque recalls Taunton’s past13-11-2017

    A new plaque, commemorating Taunton’s place at the heart of an infamous chapter in history, has been unveiled by Mayor of Taunton Deane, Cllr...

October 2017

  • Remembrance in Taunton27-10-2017

    Remembrance in Taunton

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  • Taunton Monopoly20-10-2017

    Taunton Monopoly boards has been released with a launch at The Somerset County Cricket Club. The Taunton Monopoly board includes some...

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  • Top brand by Miles24-01-2017

    Local Tea and Coffee merchant Miles is independently ranked 2nd in the UK tea brands. 

    To be ranked among the top tea brands for four...

  • Excellent Vivary gains another award!24-01-2017

    Taunton’s Vivary Park has earned a 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor.

    The “Jewel in the Crown” of the county...

  • Nominate your unsung heroes!04-01-2017

    Nominate your unsung heroes

    Do you know someone who works hard for the community and deserves recognition in Taunton Deane’s own...

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    Mayor's Patronage Concert25-02-2016

    A Patronage Concert for the Mayor of Taunton Deane Cllr Marcia Hill takes place on Saturday 19th March and this year i

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    What's On Somerset is out now17-02-2016

    The Spring edition of What's on Somerset is out now online! Call in to Taunton Visitor Centre to pick up your copy next week.

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    Christmas planning under way16-02-2016

    IT may be only February but planning is already under way for the Christmas 2016 festivities with Taunton Deane Borough Council working closely...

  • Calming Interiors at the Holiday Inn10-02-2016

    During the summer 2015 the Holiday Inn Taunton had a full bathroom refit and now all 99 bedrooms are getting a makeover.  The interior scheme...

  • Taunton Visitor Centre in line for national award09-02-2016

    The Taunton Visitor Centre’s relocation to the historic Market House is in line for a national award.

    Contractors for the project,...

January 2016

December 2015

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    River of Light flows through Taunton09-12-2015

    A River of Light will be flowing through Taunton on Saturday as part of the county town’s programme of festivities for Christmas, supported...

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    Will Young is coming to Taunton01-12-2015

    WILL Young is to take centre stage in Vivary Park this summer – the second big name to be announced for the Somerset Rocks three-night...

November 2015

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    Christmas switch-on rearranged30-11-2015

    TAUNTON’S Christmas tree lights will be officially switched on this Sunday after the planned event had to be cancelled due to stormy weather...

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    Jools set to rock Taunton25-11-2015

    NEWS that Taunton will be rocking this summer thanks to an open-air performance by Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra is being...

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    Visitor Centre supports charity Christmas Cards23-11-2015

    IF you are planning to send Christmas cards this year, Taunton Visitor Centre in the heart of the county town, is THE place to go.

     

October 2015

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    Taunton Literary Festival 201529-10-2015

    Taunton, October 2015 – Anticipation is building, as 40 authors prepare to descend on the town for Taunton Literary Festival 2015, organised...

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    Schedule of Remembrance Services28-10-2015

    Taunton Deane Mayor, Councillor Mrs Marcia Hill, will lead this year’s town centre commemorations to honour those who have sacrificed their...

  • Christmas in Taunton27-10-2015

    CHRISTMAS is coming – and there’s a packed programme in store in Somerset’s county town of Taunton in the month leading up to...

  • CD Launch Goes International01-10-2015

    Taunton Deane Male Voice Choir has launched its latest CD title “Let All Men Sing” and with it a competition to see who can take the...

  • Vote vote vote for Bath Place01-10-2015

    Bath Place, Taunton’s historic jewel, is in the running for national acclaim after being shortlisted as 1 of just 3 finalists in the Gre

September 2015

  • Gold again for Taunton28-09-2015

    TAUNTON is maintaining its enviable South West in Bloom record – taking home a Gold pennant in the annual competition.

    Taunton in...

July 2015

June 2015

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    Somerfest gets Taunton buzzing24-06-2015

    THE centre of Taunton was buzzing on Saturday as Somerfest 2015 turned the town into a hive of activity.

    Young and old – and ages in...

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    Wanted: Art installation for Castle Green12-06-2015

    Now The Whisper has left Castle Green in Taunton, the shout is going out for new artwork to take the sculpture’s place.

    The Whisper,...

  • Somerfest 2015: A Midsummer Day’s Dream12-06-2015

    FROM beaches to Brazilian dance, street theatre to sport and even a riverside parade – Somerfest 2015 is promising to be Taunton’s...

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December 2014

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    Somerset To Host Major International Matches18-12-2014

    Somerset County Cricket Club (Somerset CCC) have revealed that Taunton will soon be hosting major international cricket.

    During the summer of...

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    Saturday “Free after 3” is back!15-12-2014

    THE popular Free after 3 parking initiative in Taunton’s main shopper car parks returns on Saturday afternoons this month.

    Taunton...

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    Taunton: Streets ahead01-12-2014

    Renowned poet Ian McMillan has immortalised in verse two Taunton streets that have been named the best in the UK.

    McMillan, known for his...

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    A358 funding01-12-2014

    THE Government’s announcement that it is to invest in vital improvements to the A358 between Taunton and the A303 near Ilminster is being...

November 2014

  • Small Business Saturday

    Free parking after 2pm on Small Business Saturday26-11-2014

    FREE parking will be on offer in Taunton before Christmas in a bid to help traders – particularly the smaller independent shops – make...

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    Wardens to patrol Taunton streets26-11-2014

    A PILOT street patrol scheme is due to takes to the pavements in Taunton to step up reassurance for shoppers and visitors in the run-up to...

  • Flying the Green Flags13-11-2014

    GREEN Flags will be raised in Taunton Deane’s parks and open spaces soon to mark the award recognising their high standards.

    The...

August 2014

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    Launch of the Visit Taunton website01-08-2014

    The brand new official tourism website for Taunton Deane went live today, built in partnership by Taunton Deane District Council and Visit...

July 2014

  • Green Flags to Fly Again29-07-2014

    There’s never been a better reason to love Taunton Deane’s amazing parks with four winning coveted Green Flag awards at the start of...

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