Somerset police launch urgent search for missing schoolgirl, 14, who vanished after leaving her home

Police launch urgent search for missing schoolgirl, 14, who vanished after leaving her home The girl, named only as Niamh, left her home in a village near Taunton, Somerset Officers said they need help to find the teen, who went missing at 4pm yesterday Avon and Somerset Police said: ‘Niamh is white, 5ft 4ins tall … Read more

Somerset police mocked after hunting for man posting CASH through a letterbox

‘When being kind becomes a crime’: Police mocked after hunting for man seen posting CASH through someone’s letterbox in Somerset town Resident reported receiving cash through her letterbox in Frome, Somerset  Avon and Somerset Police began investigating and appealed for information  But locals have mocked officers for looking into the apparent act of kindness Eventually … Read more

Police mocked after hunting for man seen posting CASH through someone’s letterbox in Somerset town 

‘When being kind becomes a crime’: Police mocked after hunting for man seen posting CASH through someone’s letterbox in Somerset town Resident reported receiving cash through her letterbox in Frome, Somerset  Avon and Somerset Police began investigating and appealed for information  But locals have mocked officers for looking into the apparent act of kindness Eventually … Read more

Campaigner applies for public footpath to be opened through Sarah Beeny’s Somerset farm

A campaigner has applied for a public footpath to be opened through Sarah Beeny’s former dairy farm in Somerset in a bid to convince the TV presenter to join her fight against ‘nightmare’ ramblers reopening byways on private land.  Ann Scott, 72, who lives over 200 miles away in Norfolk, submitted the claim which will … Read more

Moment police break up ‘cider tasting’ event at remote Somerset farm

Police have busted a Covid-rule breaking ‘cider tasting’ gathering on a remote farm where guests were not social distancing. Customers were being served cider by staff and they were congregated around tables and not wearing face masks. Body-worn footage from January 30 shows one officer greet the boozing rule-breakers at Lands End Farm near Wedmore, Somerset. … Read more

Moment police break up ‘cider tasting’ event at remote Somerset farm

Police have busted a Covid-rule breaking ‘cider tasting’ gathering on a remote farm where guests were not social distancing. Customers were being served cider by staff and they were congregated around tables and not wearing face masks. Body-worn footage from January 30 shows one officer greet the boozing rule-breakers at Lands End Farm near Wedmore, Somerset. … Read more

Great British boltholes: A review of No 1 Bruton hotel, Somerset

A chef who got a Michelin star at 24 and a ‘gorgeous’ interior: Inside the hip new place to stay in the Somerset town they call ‘the Notting Hill of the West’ No 1 Bruton is housed in a Grade II listed building in Bruton, which has boho shops and art galleries It has an … Read more

Somerset locals fight to save Coldplay’s favourite pub

Somerset locals fight to save Coldplay’s favourite pub (and the chance to keep Kylie Minogue as their quiz queen!) Coldplay entertained regulars at the Ring O’Bells in Compton Martin, Somerset  Singer and Actress Kylie Minogue hosted the quiz night at the Somerset pub  Music industry mogul turned landlord Miles Leonard said the brewery that owns … Read more

A review of Coombe Lodge, Somerset

Luxury, peace… and all that jazz: Coombe Lodge in Somerset is a magnificent mansion with gleaming chandeliers, a grand piano and spacious suites Coombe Lodge is nestled neatly amid the Mendip Hills with views down to Blagdon Lake, Somerset    There are 12 grand rooms, plus a music room, billiards room and library – staff are ‘private-house-attentive’ … Read more

Zac Goldsmith’s wealthy landowner brother plans to introduce WILDCATS to his Somerset farm

The wealthy brother of Boris Johnson’s Etonian friend Zac Goldsmith has been slammed by neighbours over his plans to introduce wildcats to his Somerset farm. Tory donor Ben Goldsmith, who owns the 300-acre Canwood Farm near Bruton, hopes to transform his plot into a wild habitat so animals can roam free. The 39-year-old financier, a … Read more