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FOUNDING MEMBER OF MAJORETTES LEAVES TROUPE

A founding member of Merriott Majorettes has left the troupe after 23 years of service. Successful Crewkerne business woman, Juliet McKelvey of Juliets Hair Salon, started Merriott Silhouettes with a friend, after her daughters left another troupe and missed it. The name of the troupe was suggested by Juliet’s sister…

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TIE BREAKER PICTURE WINS PHOTO COMPETITION

A photograph of the Cannington Viaduct at Uplyme taken by Betty Spanswick helped Crewkerne & District U3A win a close annual Inter U3A photographic competition, that went to three tie-breakers. Betty’s photograph of the Grade 2 listed viaduct, taken from Woodhouse Hill, broke the tie between Crewkerne and Dorchester. When…


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PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS MAKING TOWN CARBON NEUTRAL

Crewkerne Town Council have arranged a public meeting where the Environment Working Group will officially be formed and the results of a recent survey discussed. Help Make Crewkerne Carbon Neutral takes place at the town hall in Market Square on Thursday November 21st at 7 pm. The recent survey was…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Crewkerne AWareness Monthly Meetings/ Lantern Workshop, Festive Shop Window Competition Crewkerne AWareness welcomes back widely acclaimed spiritual medium Mitch Garlington on Monday November 18th for a Demonstration Of Clairvoyance. Doors open at 6.30 pm for a 7 pm start at the Unitarian Chapel hall in Hermitage Street. Admission is £2.50…


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HALL’S NEW FLOOR TESTED BY FOLK DANCERS

The new floor at The Speedwell was put to the test by the Folk Dancing group, following the recent completion of work at the community hall in Abbey Street. The verdict of the dancers, “super.” Leslye Stansfield who leads the dance group said: “It was an excellent afternoon and we…


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AROUND THE WORLD THEME FOR CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

The theme for this year’s Christmas Tree Festival is Around The World. Organisers of the popular annual event in St Bartholomew’s Church are inviting entrants to be as creative as possible but reminding them that no flashing lights will be accepted. The closing date for entries is November 24th with…


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TRAINEE SOLICITOR COMPLETES TRAINING AND QUALIFIES

Natasha Cross at Humphries Kirk’s Crewkerne office has completed a Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice at the University of the West of England in Bristol. The newly qualified solicitor will be working across the private client department and will specialise in Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney, Court of…


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GEOLOGY GROUP’S FIELD TRIP TO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Thirty eight members of Crewkerne & District U3A’s Geology group went to Lulworth Cove for their last field trip of 2019. For some long-standing members it was a return visit, as they had previously visited the World Heritage Site 14 years ago. The geology group were met by two Jurassic…


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VACANCY FOR TOWN COUNCILLOR FOLLOWING RESIGNATION

A vacancy has arisen for a councillor at Crewkerne Town Council, following the resignation of Councillor Anthony Vaughan. The Council is looking to fill the position with someone who has energy, passion, ideas and commitment. They must also be able to attend three evening meetings per month, which are usually…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Former NatWest Bank Sold At Auction/ November Film Screening At Community Cinema The former NatWest bank in Market Street has been sold today at a West Country auction by Clive Emson Land & Property Auctioneers. The gavel came down at £220,000 when the Grade 2* listed building of fine Georgian…


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