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The Star (Taunton & Wellington) (defunct)

The Star (formerly the Taunton & Wellington Express & Star; it shortened its title in 2002) was a weekly freesheet tabloid newspaper for the towns of Taunton and Wellington and surrounding parts of the county of Somerset.

It was published by Newsquest (South West) as a companion to their weekly paid-for title the Somerset County Gazette. The editorial offices were in Taunton.

It had no website of its own; the link below is to the County Gazette‘s website.

It came out on Wednesdays. It ceased publication in mid-December 2012; its stablemate the Mid Devon Star was renamed The Star and expanded its circulation area to take in Wellington.

Archived e-editions are still available on the website, although you have to provide an email address to view them.