Saturday, December 16, 2017

Ilminster

Building fire in Ilminster

FIREFIGHTERS from several stations have tackled a blaze in a storage building in Station Road in Ilminster. They were called at 3pm on Friday after...

Bus company closure causes chaos for students and residents

SOMERSET County Council has stepped in to organise alternative transport after a local bus company ceased to operate, causing more than 25 people to...

Neroche School staff are chosen for top support roles

THE headteacher and staff at Neroche Primary School, Broadway near Ilminster, have been selected for several top roles supporting schools in challenging circumstances and...

The blood bikes riding into Dorset and Somerset

THE Devon Freewheelers - commonly known as the Devon Blood Bikes, who have been operating a lifesaving service in their county since 2009 -...

Somerset police chiefs: Funding has hit ‘tipping point’

THE top brass at Avon and Somerset Police have said that the constabulary is facing a tipping point due to financial constraints, which could...

Somerset Teen’s organs helps eight people live

A TEENAGER who died from a brain aneurysm has helped a record number of people, including five children, through organ donation. Jemima Layzell, who died...

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...

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...

Body found in search for missing Ilminster woman.

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing woman in Ilminster.  Caroline Green, 43, of Silver Street, was last seen at 5.30pm...

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...

Boost for your favourite local papers in Devon, Dorset and Somerset

New owner sees View From titles join Independent THE future of local newspapers in the West Country received a massive boost this week when the...

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...
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...
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