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1804, 2021

Surrey cyclist’s 5,000-mile challenge inspired by barefoot walk

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Surrey cyclist’s 5,000-mile challenge inspired by barefoot walk

image copyrightJosh Garmanimage captionJosh Garman will be towing his self-made camper around the British coastlineA man is taking on a 5,000-mile (8,000km) cycle challenge after being inspired by a father's barefoot walk. Josh Garman, 22, from Milford near Guildford, is planning on cycling the coast of Great Britain starting in Berwick-upon-Tweed.He will be pulling a…

1804, 2021

Gloucestershire beat Somerset at Taunton for the first time in 28 years

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Gloucestershire beat Somerset at Taunton for the first time in 28 years

James Bracey made 201 runs in the match in totalLV= County Championship Group Two, The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day four)Somerset 312 & 149: Hildreth 64, Higgins 4-29Gloucestershire 309 & 156-2: Bracey 83*, Brathwaite 36Gloucestershire (22 pts) beat Somerset (6 pts) by eight wicketsScorecardGloucestershire beat local rivals Somerset by eight wickets to register their…

1804, 2021

Somerset vicar’s ‘Twin My Vaccine’ scheme raises £80k

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Somerset vicar’s ‘Twin My Vaccine’ scheme raises £80k

image copyrightP. J. Pottowimage captionRevd Scott Patterson, from Curry Rivel, and his wife RowanA fundraising campaign set up by a vicar and his wife to help "the poorest in the world" get the coronavirus vaccine has raised more than £80,000.Revd Scott Patterson, from Somerset, and his wife Rowan set up a Just Giving page for…

1804, 2021

Hugh Grant spotted in Frome bakery

By |April 18th, 2021|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Hugh Grant spotted in Frome bakery

image copyrightSophie Ilottimage captionHugh Grant is the latest star to be spotted in SomersetActor Hugh Grant has been spotted enjoying lockdown easing out shopping in Somerset. His is far from the first celebrity sighting in the area, so what makes the county such a popular destination for the stars?The Love Actually leading man was seen…

1704, 2021

Modern Pentathlon: GB’s Francesca Summers wins silver for first World Cup medal

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on Modern Pentathlon: GB’s Francesca Summers wins silver for first World Cup medal

Summers put in an impressive showing in the fencingGreat Britain's Francesca Summers won her first-ever Modern Pentathlon World Cup medal with a silver in Sofia.Summers went into the final discipline - a combined run and shoot - in eighth before producing a performance which lifted her into to second in Bulgaria."I'm over the moon. I…

1704, 2021

County Championship: Gloucestershire need 125 more runs to beat Somerset on final day

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: Somerset News|Comments Off on County Championship: Gloucestershire need 125 more runs to beat Somerset on final day

Ryan Higgins took four wickets, including Somerset captain Tom AbellLV= County Championship Group Two, The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day three:Somerset 312 & 149: Hildreth 64, Higgins 4-29Gloucestershire 309 & 28-1 Gloucestershire (6 pts) require 125 more runs to beat Somerset (6 pts)ScorecardGloucestershire will chase 153 for victory over local rivals Somerset on the…

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