A rural campaign group's survey of Taunton's water vole population is boosted by a £10,000 grant from the Environment Agency.
A large spider native to South America is found in a box of bananas in a shop in Glastonbury.
Plans to turn tennis courts in Weston-super-Mare into a car park are opposed by church leaders.
A government plan to allow landowners on the Somerset Levels to dredge rivers in a bid to avoid long-term flooding is welcomed by some farmers.
Organisations which help tackle domestic violence and child sexual exploitation in Somerset are awarded £65,000.
A leading cheese company is fined after a farm worker was killed when the tractor she was driving overturned.
Manager Gary Johnson says newly-promoted Yeovil Town will "embrace" being a small club in the Championship next season.
Harry Redknapp's QPR start their Championship season at home to Sheffield Wednesday, while Yeovil travel to Millwall.
UKIP election candidate Alex Wood is cleared by police of making racist comments.
An old "mystery" building near Pulteney Bridge in Bath could be used by the city's new River Regeneration Trust.
A horse is found badly mutilated in a field in north Somerset.
A gel that dupes urban gulls into thinking buildings are on fire is to be trialled in Bath.
A public appeal begins to raise money for a memorial to a Somerset village's war dead.
Following recent landslips along the Dorset coast, where four sections of coast path remain closed, the county council insists the area remains "open for business".
A project to improve the health of farm animals by sharing knowledge between farmers and experts is increasing productivity, its organisers claim.
Somerset bowler Craig Meschede says he has been boosted by his form in the YB40, in which he is leading wicket-taker.
Plans to build a further 1,200 homes on a former RAF site near Weston-super-Mare are submitted for council consideration.
Jenson Button says it is only a matter of time before former team-mate Lewis Hamilton shows his true speed for Mercedes.
A £4m project to provide 10.5km (6.5 miles) of cycle routes and footpaths in a town in Somerset, is launched.
Newly-promoted Yeovil Town travel to League Two side Southend in the Capital One Cup first round.