Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ilminster

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...

Boss issues warning after credit card scam

A South Somerset business man is sending out a warning to fellow businesses after his garage was hit by a fraudster. Jeremy Gay, who is...

Missing Ilminster girl found safe

Police have announced that a teenager reported as missing, has been found safe and well. Police earlier issued a witness appeal saying Cindy Worthington, 14, had...

New appeal to find missing Ilminster girl

Police have issued a new appeal for help to find missing Ilminster teenager Cindy Worthington. Cindy, 14, has not been seen since leaving her home...

Police appeal to find missing ‘vulnerable’ Ilminster girl

POLICE have launched an appeal to find a "vulnerable" 14-year-old girl. Cindy Worthington disappeared from Ilminster, Somerset, at 8.50pm on Monday 9May 29th). Avon and Somerset...

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...

Mayor leads the celebration of town’s unsung community heroes

THE annual Ilminster Citizens Award has been presented to somebody who has helped to keep people safe from danger for more than 30 years. The...

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...

Football coach receives award

A COACH at Ilminster Town Youth Football Club has been presented with an award in recognition of his “dedication and hard work” with young...

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,...

Prestigious cricket honour for school pupils

NEROCHE Primary School has been selected to play a pivotal role in the upcoming ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup match at Taunton. On June 29th at...

Dementia aware in Ilminster

DURING Dementia Awareness Week (May 14th-20th), local solicitor Sally Lowe is encouraging everyone to come together to take action. “By uniting in Ilminster, we can raise...

Quiz buffs raise funds for babies

LISA Osborne, the South Somerset Coordinator of Baby Basics has thanked all those who took part in a fundraising quiz at Archie Gooch Pavilion in...

Ilminster Tesco customers raise £20,000

THE Ilminster branch of Tesco has thanked its loyal customers for once again supporting a year-long fundraising campaign which has coined in nearly £20,000. The...
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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...

Ilminster Arts Centre hopes to bag cash in Tesco grant scheme

ILMINSTER Arts Centre is bidding to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its...

Farewell lunch for retiring Ilminster firefighter

A FAREWELL reception was held for Ilminster man Mark English, who retired after nearly 18 years as a firefighter in the town. Mark officially hung...

Jack Sandy Shield presented by Royal British Legion branch

CORPORAL Ayrton White has been named the winner of the 2017 Jack Sandy Shield by the 2381 Ilminster Squadron. The cadets were interviewed by a...

New additions to this year’s Ilminster’s Christmas lights

A NUMBER of new features are being planned by the Ilminster Christmas Lights Committee for this year’s festive illuminations. The garland installed in 2016 at...

Greenfylde pupils exhibit artwork

CHILDREN from Greenfylde First School in Ilminster opened their second art exhibition at The Meeting House last week. The exhibition showcases the artistic talents of...

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...

Enjoying the sunshine at Sunny Ile

CHILDREN from Sunny Ile Pre-School, part of Greenfylde First School in Ilminster, have been busy learning about numbers using natural resources. The children used sticks,...

New recruits get ready for summer season at Branston

POTATO company Branston has made a number of senior appointments and internal promotions at its Ilminster site, as it gears up for summertime growth. So...

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...
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