Monday, May 29, 2017

Crewkerne

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...
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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...

Pom poms brighten up Crewkerne

CREATIVE Crewkerne's second annual display of pom poms created a real buzz around the town, lead organisers Meg Rose and Lucy Singleton said. The decorations...

Lib Dems choose Jo Roundell Greene as parliamentary candidate

YEOVIL Liberal Democrats have selected district councillor Jo Roundell Greene as their candidate for the upcoming General Election. At a meeting of Yeovil Liberal Democrat members...

Council emphasises importance of Somerset’s aerospace industry

SOUTH Somerset District Council (SSDC) has highlighted the importance of the district’s aerospace industry in a response to the government’s consultation on the Industrial...

Chamber launches business manifesto ahead of election

SOMERSET Chamber of Commerce has launched its business manifesto for 2017-2020, which outlines the priorities for the county’s economy and the chamber’s key focuses...

Students take a trip to the Big Apple

NINE students from Wadham School in Crewkerne got a taste of big city life during a four-day trip to New York over the Easter...

Crewkerne Rangers donate to hospital

CREWKERNE Rangers Football Club have scored a winning goal with a donation to the League of Friends of Crewkerne Hospital. A cheque for £650, the...

Australian author launches his latest book at Crewkerne Library

AUSTRALIA-based author Ian Andrew launched his third novel in the Wright & Tran series at Crewkerne Library. Those who attended also heard the author talk...

Lib Dem candidate pulls out of general election

LIBERAL Democrats in South Somerset are looking for a new parliamentary candidate after Daisy Benson made the shock announcement that she wouldn’t be standing...

Somerset police rated as ‘Good’ in report

AVON and Somerset Constabulary has been rated ‘Good’ in the annual State of Policing Report. Inspectors look at effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy, and can give...

Tributes paid to Crewkerne headteacher after sudden death at school

TRIBUTES have poured in for "inspirational member of the community" David Carter following his sudden death. Mr Carter was headteacher at St Bartholomew’s First School...

Dispute over bonus pay could cause delays at Hinkley Point

DELAYS to the construction of the Hinkley Point nuclear power station could be on the cards, if a dispute over bonus payments flares up...

Over 60s encouraged to take up cancer test

THE NHS is hoping for an improved take-up rate for a free bowel cancer test, leading to more lives being saved. A bowel screening kit...

Residents and visitors asked not to feed gulls

RESIDENTS across South Somerset are being urged to feed the litter bins and not the birds in town centres this spring and summer. South Somerset...

Crewkerne U3A trustee steps down

MEMBERS of Crewkerne & District U3A have paid tribute to Diana Holdsworth, who is stepping down after three years as the trustee for the South...
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