Thursday, September 21, 2017

Crewkerne

Fatal collision on A 3066 near Beaminster

A MOTORCYCLIST from Crewkerne has died after a road traffic collision near Beaminster on Bank Holiday Monday. The collision happened near Mosterton crossroads on the...

Avon and Somerset Police having problems after owl flies into power cables

AN OWL has flown into power cables close to Avon and Somerset Police HQ causing disruption to the force's computer and phone systems. Avon and Somerset...

Woman seriously injured in crash near Crewkerne

A TEENAGER was seriously injured when the car she drove collided with a tree on the A3066 at School Hill in North Perrott, near...

Hopes to boost footfall in Crewkerne, Chard and Ilminster town centres

A COMMUNITY grant scheme has been set up to boost town-centre footfall and retail engagement in Chard, Crewkerne and Ilminster. South Somerset District Council decided to...

Somerset farmers paying the price

NFU MUTUAL’S senior agent in Yeovil says countryside criminals are becoming more brazen, forcing farmers to continually increase security. Nigel Clist spoke after fresh statistics...

Rail disruption expected until 6pm after car hit bridge in Crewkerne

RAIL services through, Yeovil, Crewkerne, Axminster, Honiton and Feniton are expected to be disrupted until 6pm tonight (Mon). A car struck a bridge in Crewkerne...

Man dies after being hit by train at Crewkerne station

A MAN has died after he was hit by a train at Crewkerne station late last night (Monday, August 7th). British Transport Police said that...

Warning over giant hogweed after Crewkerne teenager suffers burns and blisters

A TEENAGER was left in agony with horrific burns and blisters after he brushed past a dangerous giant hogweed plant at a beauty hotspot...

Growth initiative to boost South Somerset SMEs

BUSINESSES across South Somerset are being urged to sign up for free support as part of a new growth initiative. The Heart of the South...

Men searching for shed in Crewkerne

MEN’S Shed Crewkerne & District is in urgent need of a new home. The fledgling group lost its premises after only two weeks. The group comes...

One rescued from Crewkerne blaze

ONE person was rescued by firefighters from a flat in Crewkerne. Investigators have since said that the fire was started deliberately. Several 999 calls were made...

Firefighters rescue baby from locked car

FIREFIGHTERS had to come to the rescue after an 18-month-old baby was accidentally locked in a car. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service...

Tories buck the national trend and tighten grip in Somerset

MARCUS Fysh has strengthened the Conservatives’ grip on South Somerset after recording a resounding victory in the General Election last Thursday. On a day which...

Police appeal to find missing man last seen in Chard

AVON and Somerset are appealing for anyone to come forward who has seen missing Somerset man Tyrone Adams Tyrone, 48, has been missing from the...

Knives amnesty across Somerset

POLICE have released shocking images of hundreds of knives handed in during an amnesty across Somerset recently. In Yeovil, dozens of bladed weapons were found by...

Have your say on local sports pitches

SPORTS clubs, local councils and resdients can have their say on the state of playing pitches in the district. Consultation for the Draft South Somerset...

Adam runs a marathon for the children

A CREWKERNE man achieved one of his lifetime ambitions by running the London Marathon for charity. Adam Pattemore, who was raising much-needed funds for Misterton...

Celebrating Somerset Day

CREWKERNE celebrated Somerset Day in its own inimitable style this year, with many colourful displays. On Thursday, May 11th, a lot of the shops and...

College rewards talented young artist with coveted scholarship

A TALENTED young artist from Perrott Hill School in North Perrott has won a prestigious scholarship to study at King’s College in Taunton. Liv Brownlie,...

Remembering when a Grand National winner raced in Haselbury Plucknett

As readers watched the Grand National last month, how many of them would have known that there was once a three-mile designated steeplechase course...

No charges to be brought against MP and PCC

DEVON and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez and Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh have both been cleared by the Crown Prosecution Service, following...

Membership on the up at U3A branches across area

MEMBERSHIP of all six University of the Third Age (U3A) groups in South Somerset is on the up. At a meeting on the Avalon network,...

Check your blood pressure – it could save your life

THE Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne is joining forces with Rotarians and the Stroke Association to invite residents for free blood pressure tests. High blood pressure...

Bob is made 4th Dan black belt

CREWKERNE Pegasus Karate Club member Bob Gould was promoted to 4th Dan black belt at a recent event at 1610 Crewkerne Sports Centre. Bob is...

League of Friends steps in to boost fund

IT did not take long for the League of Friends of Crewkerne Hospital to get into the swing of things and help disabled youngsters...
Bath-Spa-review

REVIEW: New Bath spa facilities perfect for those looking to relax and unwind

The View From's Francesca Evans and Lottie Welch enjoy a day out at Thermae Bath Spa, the original thermal spa in the centre of...

General election candidates confirmed

NOMINATIONS for next month’s general election closed last Thursday, with candidates across the area now confirmed. After their poor showing in the recent county council elections...

Conservatives celebrate success in county elections

THE Conservative party has increased its control of Somerset County Council after candidates stormed to victory in Thursday’s local election, as Liberal Democrats and...

Inner Wheel ladies visit equine therapy charity

LADIES of Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne visited the Horseshoes and Handprints charity in Stocklinch, near Ilminster. Club correspondent Lorna Noble said: “The charity provides...

Presentations made to U3A members

PRESENTATIONS were made to Emie Haysom and Diana Holdsworth who are retiring from the University of the Third Age (U3A) South West region. Two goodbyes...
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