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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.

  • 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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