Detailed plans of Cheddar Reservoir given at exhibitions
Plans for Cheddar Resvervoir Two have been shown to the public over three days of exhibitions. One area that has attracted a lot of attention is transport, after Bristol Water revealed that site access during the reservoir’s construction will be off Lower New Road. This means the Heavy Goods... Read more
Trina Gulliver, the nine-times World Darts champion from Cheddar, has been appointed MBE during the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Also on the honours list is: Gordon Stockman, MBE, services to the West Country’s illuminated carnivals. James Williams, MBE, chairman of Somerset Wildlife Trust’s Otter Group for otter conservation. Allen Cotton, OBE,... Read more
Tessa Munt MP joins Fairlands pupils for Communities Week
Local MP Tessa joined Fairlands Middle School in Cheddar for their annual ‘Communities Week’ where students meet with people from all walks of life, explore their communities and find out more about what makes their local area tick.   Tessa gave a quick talk explaining how her role as... Read more
Year 12 student Rachel Stean represented The Kings of Wessex Academy in an after dinner speaking competition, The Gabblers Club After a three-course dinner at the Bristol Hotel in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Bristol, Rachel made the first speech of the night, entitled The Final Countdown. Headteacher... Read more
Bristol Water has pledged that a transport plan will aim to minimise the impact of construction traffic during the building of a £100m reservoir. The company was responding to concerns which have been raised during a public consultation into the building of Cheddar Reservoir Two. Traffic was seen to be the biggest worry... Read more
Over the bank holiday weekend local pizza company, Pizza Magic, were victim of a break in. The shop was ransacked, and items stolen included all the food on the premises. If you saw anything or know anything about the incident or are offered any food of that nature at... Read more
  A 34-year-old motorist who killed his girlfriend when he crashed her car at speeds of up to 90mph on a country road has been jailed. Daniel Day lost control of Alice Hicks’ Mini on a blind bend near Rooksbridge, in September 2011. Taunton Crown Court was told he... Read more
A new committee has just been formed called the Cheddar FC Social Club, made up of a group of mums, grandmothers, girlfriends, wives and interested parties of Cheddar Junior and Senior Football Club. Their aim is to raise funds and awareness of the club and its facilities, to create a... Read more
Fox’s Music Cafe is now open. It is  located within Cheddar Football club and is on the last Tuesday of every month. The Music Club is open to any style and any standard of music as well as any one who would like to play a tune, sing a... Read more
Bear Grylls films in Cheddar Gorge
Yesterday Cheddar Gorge was host to a film crew and celebrity adventure hunter Bear Grylls. The writer and television presenter was seen climbing the cliffs rumoured to be for a new advert. Traffic lights were set up to ensure a single file of traffic was allowed through as to not disturb... Read more
Firefighters called to strawberry stall blaze
   The strawberry stall caught fire on Sunday morning Firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a strawberry stall on the A371 in Rodney Stoke this morning (Sunday). The emergency response unit arrived at around 1.30am, but feared people may have been trapped inside the wood and tin structure.... Read more