Monday, May 29, 2017

Yeovil

Volunteers needed to support the young and vulnerable in custody

VOLUNTEERS from the Yeovil area are being sought to support young people and vulnerable adult detainees who enter police custody. Somerset County Council’s Youth Offending...

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...

Major drainage works planned for A30 Sherborne Road in July

PLANS for a major engineering scheme in Yeovil are taking shape with teams set to work 24 hours a day to keep disruption to...

Sunshine and smiles at the hospice summer fete

ORGANISERS of the annual summer fete held at St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice in Yeovil issued a heartfelt thank-you this week to everyone who came...

Free plant bulbs for Yeovil residents

THE annual bulb giveaway from Yeovil's award-winning floral display is set to take place again. The event gives residents of South Somerset the opportunity to...

Ouch! The mayor loses his chest hair

FUN-LOVING Yeovil Mayor, Cllr Darren Shutler, smiled through the pain last week as he had his chest waxed to raise funds for St Margaret’s...

Bags of support for young people

A YOUNG artist’s picture depicting why she loves Yeovil is to be seen by thousands of customers at the Tesco Extra town centre store...

Bugsy cast put ‘em up

THE Yeovil Amateur Boxing Club packed a real punch to help the Castaway Theatre Group in preparations for their forthcoming musical show Bugsy Malone. The...

Yeovil drug dealers jailed after targeting vulnerable

TWO drug dealers in Yeovil have been given nearly seven years in prison after “coming to the area to target vulnerable people and peddle...

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,...

Steam’s up as rally proves massive hit

THE annual Abbey Hill Steam Rally was another successful event as people of all ages converged on Yeovil Showground to see a cavalcade of...

Hospice cheered by mayor’s help

THE St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice is delighted that the Mayor of Yeovil, Cllr Darren Shutler, is to support the highly-valued organisation once again as...

School community salutes star teacher

TOUCHING tributes are being paid by children, parents and staff at Countess Gytha Primary School in Queen Camel following the recent sad passing of...

We’re all having a ball for good causes

THE annual Funtasia Charity Ball in Yeovil on Saturday, May 6th was another amazing success as party-goers enjoyed a fabulous night of fun and...
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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...

Man sentenced to 32 months for burglary and drug offences

A YEOVIL man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to a number of offences at Taunton Crown Court. Lee Purcell, 33, from Yeovil, appeared...

New home needed for late scientist’s huge collection of books on space

THE family of a Yeovil scientist who helped put man on the moon are appealing to find a new home for his massive collection...

Arts supporter receives award

THE driving force behind some of Yeovil’s arts events in the town has been presented with the annual Silver Salver by the mayor. Liz Pike...

Mayor elected for second term

COUNCILLORS are looking ahead with anticipation to what the Mayor of Yeovil will do in his second year in office, following an action-packed opening...

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...

A303 plans: Yeovil MP meets with transport secretary

YEOVIL MP Marcus Fysh met transport secretary Chris Grayling in Ilminster recently to review the government’s plans to make the A303/A358 a dual carriageway for...

Yeovil youngsters pick up prizes in short story writing competition

WINNERS of a children’s short story competition were announced at a special event at Yeovil Library. Organised by Yeovil Community Arts Association (YCAA) and Somerset...

New signs welcome visitors to Yeovil

SIX new ‘welcome’ signs now greet visitors as they enter Yeovil on all gateways into the town. The gateway signs in Yeovil were initially installed...

Yeovil mayor takes the plunge for charity

THE Mayor of Yeovil certainly showed he had a head for heights with his latest charity fundraising event – a 15,000ft skydive. Councillor Darren Shutler took...

Curry night raises £470 for mayor’s chosen charities

THE Mayor of Yeovil has thanked everyone who attended a recent charity curry night at the Viceroy restaurant. Councillor Darren Shutler, who has been raising...

Yeovil Beer Festival deemed the ‘best yet’

THIS year’s Yeovil Beer Festival has been hailed as the “best yet” after a successful two-day event at the newly-refurbished Westlands Yeovil venue. Hundreds of...
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