Thursday, September 21, 2017

Yeovil

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...

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...
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