Monday, February 27, 2017


Community hub opens at Wyndham Park

THE opening of a community hub on the Wyndham Park estate in Yeovil took place on Wednesday, February 8th to provide a meeting place...

Hopsital apologises to mother for parking fines caused by faulty system

YEOVIL Hospital has apologised to the mother of disabled girl who keeps getting fined by a faulty car parking system as she takes her...

Government reveals plans to ease congestion on A303 in Somerset

SOUTH Somerset road users are being asked to give their views on government plans for road improvements to the A303, near Yeovil. The key route,...

Body found close to Newton Road near Yeovil

THE body of a man has been found dead in a field off Newton Road in Yeovil. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: "The man's...

MP calls for road improvements

LOCAL MP Marcus Fysh is calling on Somerset County Council to take a look at problems which are causing severe traffic congestion in the...

Thatchers Cider announce continued support for Yeovil Town Football Club

YEOVIL Town Football Club has announced that Thatchers Cider has extended its sponsorship at the club for a further three years - taking its...

South Somerset District Council launches new visitor guide

SOUTH Somerset District Council has launched a free visitors guide called ‘Discover South Somerset’. ‘Discover South Somerset’ includes 39 pages of places to go and...

Yeovil students wow the crowds with ‘Hairspray’

TALENTED students at Preston School in Yeovil must still be buzzing after delighting audiences with their 2017 musical production – the ever-popular ‘Hairspray’. The feel-good...

Yeovil College hosts annual Apprenticeship Awards

THIRTY-five outstanding apprentices have received prizes in a range of categories, highlighting the varied apprenticeships available across Yeovil College. Apprentices and employers from across...

Local groups join forces for new homeless shelter

ROUGH sleepers in Yeovil will have a place to sleep at night as a new shelter has been set up thanks to the combined...

Police seize stolen sheep in Somerset

POLICE in Somerset seized 52 sheep last week as part of an ongoing campaign to clamp down on livestock theft. Officers from the Rural Crime Team...

MP wants to boost helicopter exports

MARCUS Fysh, the Conservative MP for Yeovil, has met with fellow Somerset MP and Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, to...

Taxi driver charged with rape in Yeovil

A ROMANIAN taxi driver has been charged with raping a drunken female passenger in the back of his cab. Florin Daniel Grenlus, 46, was arrested after...

Octagon Theatre hands over cheques to two local charities

THE Octagon Theatre in Yeovil has handed over a whopping £10,087.67 to two local groups following collections from its recent pantomime run of ‘Peter...

New Boots Pharmacy to open at hospital

PATIENTS attending clinics in Yeovil Hospital’s outpatients department can look forward to collecting their prescriptions onsite from next month - thanks to the opening...
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