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Weekly editor hands out jelly babies at half marathon

A weekly editor was part of a team from the newspaper who handed out jelly babies and water to runners in the Yeovil Half Marathon. A team from the Western Gazette including editor Emma Slee and reporter Claire Smyth manned

Famous faces attend weekly’s 275th anniversary ball

An Olympic champion and a broadcasting legend helped a weekly newspaper celebrate its 275th birthday at a charity ball. The Western Gazette traces its origins back to the Sherborne Mercury which launched in 1737 and it celebrated the anniversary with

Did the Queen have a hand in this?

  We’re not sure what the connection is between the Queen’s recent visit to Yeovil and this picture of a ladies’ glove, but we’re sure there must be a great story behind it. Could it be the Queen’s glove, perhaps?