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Our Somerset correspondents:


North Devon and West Somerset:

vacant - see note below


East/Mid Devon and East Somerset & Bridgwater:

Bill Crawford, The Claque

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J K ('Sam') Simmons


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Feb 2017:

Barbara Brown, Shammick Acoustic, has had to stand down as our North Devon and West Somerset correspondent.

We thank Barbara for her past contributions which were greatly appreciated.

Her last contribution for the January 2017 issue of FQ appears below.

  • for the convenience of local readers on this page: reports covering both Devon and Somerset appear on both Devon and Somerset webpages (but only once in FQ, of course ...)





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