Somerset

Charlie Ainley obituary

My father, Charlie Ainley, who has died aged 72, was a singer-songwriter who achieved success in the 1970s with his band Charlie and the Wideboys. Their energetic performances in Cornwall led to success on the London pub rock circuit and record deals w…

SOMERSET: Waste truck cartel

SOMERSET taxpayers may have paid £1.5million too much for bin lorries because of an European cartel, the county’s waste partnership claims.The Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is to take part in a group legal action against a number of companies which …