FRESH STRAWBERRIES AND OPEN AIR THEATRE AT FARMERS MARKET

Crewkerne Farmers’ Market is back tomorrow, Saturday June 19th, from 9 am – 1 pm outside of the town hall, with fresh strawberries for sale and a short theatre production by Nick White from the Wassail Theatre Company. Somerset Farmers’ Market Coordinator Hannah said: “This month’s Crewkerne Farmers’ Market is…

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FREE WORKSHOP IN CPR OFFERED AT PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL AND FITNESS CENTRE

Crewkerne Aqua Centre is offering a free workshop in CPR, for anyone over 16 years of age. The workshop will be run by one of the lifeguard trainers at the public swimming pool and gym/physical fitness centre, situated at Henhayes in Crewkerne. The importance of learning how to administer cardiopulmonary…


COMMUNITY OPEN SPACE PROVIDES IDEAL SETTING FOR IMPROMPTU MUSIC SESSION

Barn Street Recreation Ground provided the ideal open air setting for an impromptu session by local musicians last week. The informal gathering was also enjoyed by those who were out walking in the area, with one resident commenting: “It was a real treat to listen to live music from a…


OPEN AFTERNOON AT UNITARIAN CHAPEL

Crewkerne Unitarians are holding an open afternoon at their historic chapel, on Wednesday June 16th at 2 pm. The chapel in Hermitage Street was originally built during the reign of King George the second in 1733. It was the first non-conformist place of worship to be built in the town…



FORTNIGHT OF £5 SPECIAL OFFERS WITH GREAT DEALS FOR EVERYONE

A fortnight of £5 special offers in 27 of Crewkerne’s independent shops and businesses, starts on Saturday June 12th. The Totally Locally Fiver Fest is a ‘big celebration of Britain’s fantastic independent shops and businesses, who contribute greatly to the UK’s economy.’ The Fiver Fest is being brought back to…


FAMILIES ENJOY BOWLING ON THE GREEN IN THE SUNSHINE

Families enjoyed bowling on the green at Severalls Jubilee Bowls Club’s Open Day. The annual event, held on Bank Holiday Monday and coinciding with Bowls England Bowls Big Weekend, was boosted by the sunshine. Young people tried out bowls for the first time and SJBC reported a good attendance with…


PRESCHOOL CHILDREN ENJOY LEARNING ABOUT DIFFERENT TYPES OF TRANSPORT

Children at Jigsaw Preschool in Crewkerne are enjoying learning about the different types of transport. The youngsters have been making fire engines from shapes, singing songs about buses, cars and trains and listening to Fireman Sam and Thomas the Tank stories. They have also had lots of fun pretending to…


BUSY TIME ON AND OFF THE GREEN FOR BOWLS CLUB

Severalls Jubilee Bowls Club have had a busy time, on and off the green. Last month’s matches included both home and away games. The first on May 5th, was a friendly match when the SJBC team were welcomed by Taunton Deane Bowling Club. Eighteen ends were played with SJBC winning…


LOG BOOK RECORDING ESCORT FLIGHT TO WINSTON CHURCHILL SOLD AT AUCTION

A log book recording an escort flight to Winston Churchill, during World War Two, was sold at last week’s auction of Militaria in Crewkerne. Flight Officer Joseph F Staples was one of twelve Spitfire pilots who escorted the Dakota, with Prime Minister Winston Churchill on board, back from Venlo airfield…


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