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New minibus for Exmoor villages

THE Exmoor Community Bus Association has a brand new minibus - and Father Christmas will be handing it over to the volunteer drivers next Saturday (December 12) outside Dulverton Town Hall.

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Christmas bonus

Christmas bonus

AN extra Christmas present was given to children from 20 Magna families when they visited Magna’s first toy fair at the Beach Hotel in Minehead. in Local People

Volunteer car schemes pledge to fight cuts

OVER 6,000 unwell, elderly and lonely people in West Somerset face being priced out of vital health and social lifelines if proposed county council cuts in fare concessions for voluntary car schemes and community transport go ahead. in Local People

Lifeboat calls for action over harbour shingle ridge

WEST Somerset Council has drawn up a plan of action to tackle a shifting ridge of shingle at Minehead Harbour, following the most extreme tides in the Bristol Channel in two centuries and build-up on a scale and speed not seen in more than 20 years. in Environment

College moving in right direction - Ofsted

LEADERS and managers are now taking effective action towards the removal of special measures and many aspects of the crisis-hit West Somerset College are beginning to improve, Ofsted inspectors said this week. in Education

Another Exmoor Pony tragedy

THE death of the tenth Exmoor Pony on Winsford Hill in recent years has brought a renewed plea from the Exmoor Pony Society for motorists to drive slowly and more carefully. in Local People

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Controversy as Minehead lose

City of Bath A 4 Minehead 2

MINEHEAD dropped to second place in Central Division Two following a farcical and highly controversial 4-2 defeat away to fourth-placed City of Bath A on Saturday.

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Celebration time for Watchet

WATCHET Bowls Club held their annual dinner and presentation night at St Audries Bay Holiday Club, when a review of all their successes and achievements was read out. in Bowls

Wins for David and Ethan

MINEHEAD Boxing Club middleweight David Lewis scored a unanimous points win in a bout at Bideford last Friday. in Boxing

Another struggle for Barbarians

MINEHEAD Barbarians made the long trip up to Stothert and Pitt looking for a much-needed win in the Somerset Premier League but went down 51-14. in Rugby

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