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    News

    • Friday 14th June

      The A303 through South Somerset has topped a list for being the most congested ‘A’ road in the County. The organisers of the Glastonbury Festival are urging people to "leave no trace" when they descend on Worthy Farm in two weeks. South Petherton will be awash with musicians and street dancers this weekend with the staging of the annual Petherton Folk Fest...and more.

    • Thursday 13th June

      Health experts are warning of a rise in the number of ticks in Somerset. Police are investigating graffiti containing racist and homophobic language found on a youth shelter in Ilminster. A Chard teenager reported missing from home on Wednesday morning, has been found safe and well...and more.

    • Wednesday 12th June

      A Yeovil man who committed non-recent sex offences against a teenage girl has been jailed for seven years. Tourism in the South West is at its lowest point for ten years. The Devon Truck Show has been announced as the new main sponsor of Chard Carnival...and more.

    • Tuesday 11th June

      Around one in ten cats in Somerset still aren't microchipped despite a new law making it compulsory. A survey has ranked Somerset among the UK's top destinations to visit by camper van. Members of Yeovil Freewheelers have completed a one thousand-mile fundraising trip from Land’s End to John O’Groats... and more.

    • Monday 10th June

      Nominations have closed for candidates standing in the general election in the Yeovil parliamentary constituency. A new rural bus hub is being developed in Somerton at a cost of half a million pounds. Organisers of the Shindig Festival are trying to find the owner of a car that's been left behind, two weeks after the event at Dillington House ended...and more.

    • Friday 7th June

      Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a woman was punched by a man in a Yeovil supermarket car park. Up to eighty new jobs could be created in Chard with the opening of a new care home. A new junction could be built off the M5 to provide a link to the gigafactory being built at Puriton near Bridgwater...and more.

    • Thursday 6th June

      Events are being held in towns and villages today across South Somerset to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Yeovil Hospital has paid £3,000 in compensation after failing to get consent to take a patient's DNA. Repairs to the A30 on the Devon-Somerset border are finally underway after nearly three years of waiting...and more.

    • Wednesday 5th June

      World War Two veterans, including 99-year-old Stan Ford from Somerset, have arrived in Normandy for the 80th anniversary of D-Day. A project to encourage more sustainable travel for school children is underway in Somerset. Strawberry growers say the season's been delayed by around two weeks due to a lack of sunshine...and more. 


    Community & Charity News

    • Future Flight Innovation Centre

      Yeovil has won a share of £236,000 of Government funding to create a Future Flight Innovation Centre.

    • Adrian Dening's Stars Over Somerset

      Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd June 2024

    • Knife Amnesty

      More than two hundred knives were taken off local streets by Avon and Somerset in May as part of Operation Sceptre.

    • Adrian Dening's Stars Over Somerset

      Monday 10th to Sunday 16th June 2024

    • New Drug App

      A campaign has been launched in Somerset to end opioid overdoses by providing users with easy-to-access lifesaving information and medication.

    • The Gert Gathering 2024

      Radio Ninesprings is once again supporting The Gert Gathering at Johnson Park on Saturday 27th of July. We'll be broadcasting live from the event.

    • Dog DNA

      Avon and Somerset Police are encouraging dog owners to protect their pets from theft by entering their details into a DNA doggy database.

    • Mobile Phones in Vehicles

      Somerset County Council’s road safety team is working with partners to urge drivers to keep their fixed eyes on the road.


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