Thursday, November 23, 2017

Yeovil

Second arrest after Yeovil stabbing

POLICE have arrested a second person in connection with the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Yeovil yesterday evening (Monday November 6th). A police spokesperson...

Teenager seriously injured after stabbing in Yeovil

 A 16-year-old boy is in hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The teenager...

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...

Derelict building in flames in Yeovil

FIREFIGHTERS from several stations have been tackling a blaze in a derelict building in Sherborne Road, Yeovil, since the early hours of this morning. The...

Parents’ fears over the future of maternity and paediatric services

FOLLOWING the approval of recommendations for the future of Dorset’s healthcare by Dorset Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) governing body, the question of which maternity...

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...

Health bosses vote in favour of changes to Dorset’s NHS services

THE Linden Unit in Weymouth is to close, maternity and paediatrics in the west of the county will be shared between Dorset County Hospital...

Two cars on fire in Yeovil

ONE person was treated for smoke inhalation after a car fire in Cavalier Way, Yeovil, on Sunday morning. Firefighters were called at 5.10am, and a...

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...

Man breaks leg as men break into Yeovil house

A MAN broke a leg and also suffered a head injury when intruders burst into his home in Wyndham Street, Yeovil. A police spokesperson said...

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...

Buckler’s Mead Academy announce death of ‘valued’ member of staff

BUCKLER'S Mead Academy in Yeovil has announced that Mrs Mandy Perkins, a valued member of staff has died. Headteacher Mrs Sara Gorrod said: "With deep...

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...
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Two arrested after man suffers stab injuries in Yeovil

Two men have been arrested on suspicion GBH with intent after a man suffered stab injuries in Yeovil on Sunday evening. Police have issued an...

Sulphuric acid leak in Yeovil

FIREFIGHTERS were called after sulphuric acid leaked from batteries in Yeovil. They were called to Shield Batteries, Preston Road, just after 11am on Wednesday, June...
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Man due in court following Yeovil assault

A 28-YEAR-OLD man has been charged following a serious assault in Yeovil in the early hours of Saturday morning (17 June). Victor Anastasiu, of Kiddles...

Cinders set to break records – oh yes it is!

THE Octagon Theatre’s 2017-18 Christmas pantomime Cinderella – presented by Evolution Productions – has sold 10,000 tickets with more than six months to go...

Hospital’s heroes

THEY may not shout about it but 322 local people regularly and quietly volunteer at Yeovil Hospital and staff would like to use the...

Welcome to Yeovilton

THE Royal Naval Air Station at Yeovilton held a fun-filled Families Day on Wednesday (May 31, 2017) where people of all ages were able...

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...

Hope for bus service from Bridport to Yeovil

THERE may be hope for the No. 40 bus service from Bridport to Yeovil if Dorset County Council take over the service and run...

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...
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