Monday, February 27, 2017

Crewkerne

‘Key route’ to be resurfaced after showing deterioration

THE A356 between Merriott and the A303 is about to be repaired and resurfaced. Somerset County Council describes the road as “a key route...

Crewkerne resident encourages East Street drivers to slow down

A CREWKERNE resident has pleaded with drivers to slow down in East Street to prevent a fatal accident. David Lee says the 20mph limit in...

Wadham student reaches regional heats of Rotary cookery competition

WADHAM School student Charlotte Penny continues to progress in the Rotary Club’s Young Chef of the Year competition. Having won the local heat, she went...

Wadham students compete in semi-final of public speaking competition

WADHAM School in Crewkerne entered a team in the semi-final of the Rotary District 1200 Youth Speaks Competition, held in Beaminster. The semi-final was organised...

Government reveals plans to ease congestion on A303 in Somerset

SOUTH Somerset road users are being asked to give their views on government plans for road improvements to the A303, near Yeovil. The key route,...

Safety warning for drivers as road fatalities increase

DRIVERS in South Somerset are being reminded of the importance of road safety following the release of the latest figures for fatalities on the...

South Somerset District Council launches new visitor guide

SOUTH Somerset District Council has launched a free visitors guide called ‘Discover South Somerset’. ‘Discover South Somerset’ includes 39 pages of places to go and...

Twinning associations get together for annual lunch

MEMBERS of Crewkerne & District Twinning Association and Chard Helmstedt Twinning Society enjoyed a well-attended, joint annual lunch at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club. The...

Horticultural society hosts tenth annual potato day

CLAPTON, Drimpton, Wayford & District Horticultural Society’s tenth annual potato day saw a steady stream of people arriving at Drimpton Village Hall. Organiser Martin...

Television antiques expert to play ‘Call My Bluff’ at local fundraiser

NIC Saintey, who has appeared on television programmes including ‘Call My Bluff’ and ‘Flog It!’, will appear at the Millennium Hall in Seavington on...

Tickets on sale for Wadham’s production of ‘Guys and Dolls’

TICKETS have gone on sale for Wadham School’s production of iconic musical comedy ‘Guys and Dolls’, which will be performed on Wednesday, March 8th,...

Council charges ambulances for surgery parking space

THE chairman of the League of Friends of Crewkerne Hospital is “saddened and disappointed” that South Somerset District Council charges £1,000 a year for the...

New Boots Pharmacy to open at hospital

PATIENTS attending clinics in Yeovil Hospital’s outpatients department can look forward to collecting their prescriptions onsite from next month - thanks to the opening...

Yeovil residents sign petition against Trump visit

HUNDREDS of people in the Yeovil constituency have signed a national petition calling on the Government to withdraw an invitation to the new President...

Artwork brightens up hospital

PATIENTS, visitors and staff at Yeovil Hospital can now enjoy striking landscape images by photographer Richard Robins for the first time in the outpatients’...

Young cast impresses with Snow White

THE talented Castaway Theatre Group thrilled audiences in Yeovil with its annual pantomime. The Castaways, a mainly youth group, staged the ever-popular ‘Snow White’ at...

Fundraising efforts buy iPads for pre-schoolers

A WELL-supported fundraising campaign has resulted in four iPads for children at Misterton Pre-School. The pre-school, which is a charity, has 23 children on its books,...

Double donation from Crewkerne antiques shop

TWO fundraising initiatives at Antiques Bazaar in Crewkerne resulted in cheques totalling more than £500 being presented to worthy causes. During November 2016, Antiques Bazaar...

Friends of Crewkerne Station take maintenance into their own hands

THE Friends of Crewkerne Station (FOCS) members said ‘enough was enough’ and took it upon themselves to strim the bank next to the car...

MP calls on politicians to support aerospace industry

LOCAL MP Marcus Fysh has lobbied fellow politicians in the House of Commons to once again push the case for inward investment in the...

GCSE results: Somerset best in South West

SOMERSET'S young people have fared well in Government GCSE rankings, based on results of 5,000 schools across the country. Department for Education (DfE) statistics show that...

Children with flu symptoms needed for study

PARENTS of children who have developed flu-like illness, who may be at greater risk of developing further complications from flu, are invited to put...

Alabama Rot confirmed by vets

A FLESH-eating disease fatal to dogs has been reported in the area. A case of Alabama Rot has been confirmed by local vets Girling...

Children impress with public speaking skills

PUPILS did themselves and their schools proud last Wednesday during the annual Youth Speaks Junior Competition organised by the Rotary Club of Ilminster. A record...

Work gets underway on church repairs and improvements

VITAL work has started on the 15th century Grade I listed St George’s Church in Hinton St George, near Crewkerne. The work has been made...

Student appointed Wadham School’s official photographer

EMILY Hibberd has been appointed to the new position of student school photographer at Wadham School in Crewkerne. The selection process included a formal application...

League of Friends make donation for CCTV system

A CCTV system to improve the safety of paramedics is to be introduced thanks to a £1,500 donation from the League of Friends of...

Local U3A members discuss future of national organisation

DELEGATES from six branches of the University of the Third Age (U3A) from South Somerset attended a meeting at Castle Cary to have their...

Weather warning for wind issued for South West

A YELLOW weather warning for wind has been issued for Dorset, Devon and Somerset. The warning from the Met Office is valid from 6am on...

New road deal to reduce potholes and create jobs

SOMERSET County Council says a multi-million pound highways maintenance contract should mean fewer potholes, more work for local businesses and more satisfied communities. The council has...
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