October 2016

U3A MEMBERS HEAR OF MERCY MISSION TO NEPAL

Members of Crewkerne & District U3A heard of a mercy mission to Nepal, at their November meeting. Guest speaker Ian Williamson from Yeovil, extended his trip to Nepal, to help build a house for a family, made homeless by a massive earthquake. Ian is a volunteer with St Margaret’s Hospice,…


OFFICIAL OPENING OF CREWKERNE’S NEW SKATE-PARK

Crewkerne’s mayor, councillor Robin Pailthorpe, officially opened the new skate-park at Happy Valley on Saturday. Councillor Pailthorpe was accompanied by Annette Roffey, Joe Haskell, Finley Paull and Tom Clark of A Better Skate-park In Crewkerne (ABSIC) for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The new skate-park, designed and constructed by Maverick Industries,…


RIBBON CEREMONY TO OFFICIALLY OPEN POST OFFICE

A Ribbon Ceremony to officially open Crewkerne Post Office took place on Friday morning (October 21st), ten days after the new post office counter services were made available to customers, inside of Dailyz Tech in Market Street. Former post mistress Sandi Brocklehurst of the town centre branch when it was…


NEW MEMBERSHIP PACKS HANDED OUT AT CREWKERNE AREA BUSINESS CHAMBER AGM

New Membership Packs were handed out at Crewkerne Area Business Chamber AGM, which took place on Wednesday evening in Bilbys coffee shop. For many members, it was the first time they had seen the new folders, featuring the organisation’s blue and white logo, strap-line, list of aims and objectives, new…


HALF TERM HALLOWEEN FUN AND TOY SALE AT MUSEUM

Fun Halloween activities for children, take place at Crewkerne Museum & Heritage Centre next week. Half-term activities include Hunt the Pumpkin, Mice and Spiders and Decorating Biscuits. Doors are open for the ‘spooky fun’ on Wednesday 26th, Thursday 27th and Friday October 28th from 10 am until 4 pm. Crewkerne…


BLUEBELL PLANTING AT BINCOMBE BEECHES

Volunteers gathered at Bincombe Beeches on Thursday morning to plant bluebell bulbs. Bincombe Beeches is a 12 acre local nature reserve, owned and managed by Crewkerne Town Council. Designated as a ‘site of specific scientific interest’ due to the abundance of wildlife found in the ancient woodlands and grass meadows,…


CREWKERNE TOWN CENTRE POST OFFICE OPENS FOR BUSINESS

Crewkerne’s town centre post office re-opened for business on Tuesday afternoon, in new premises at Dailyz Tech in Market Street. Post Office Network Operations Trainer Phil McMullen welcomed customers who were waiting to use the new post office counter services: “Ladies and gentlemen, Crewkerne Post Office is now open for…


THRIVING EMBROIDERY AND GARMENT PRINTING BUSINESS FOR SALE

A thriving specialist embroidery and digital garment printing business in the centre of Crewkerne, is up for sale. Jazziez has been trading from premises at 20 Market Street for over 8 years. It is well established with a client base that includes schools, businesses, large corporations and the military services….


ABLE2ACHIEVE FETE RAISES OVER £1,500 TOWARDS A JOB COACH

Able2Achieve Trust’s fete at Wadham school field last month, raised £1,516.74 towards recruiting a job coach, that will enable their Learners to actively pursue gainful employment in the community. Training Co-ordinator Colin Mackenzie told Crewkerne Headlines And Topics: “Thank you to all those whose support made our first fundraising fete…


BUGLE PLAYER NEEDED FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADE

A bugle player is urgently needed for this years Remembrance Day Parade in Crewkerne on Sunday November 13th. The appeal has been issued by members of the Crewkerne branch of the Royal British Legion, following the re-location of their usual bugle player. The parade on Remembrance Sunday will begin at…


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