March 2017

BUSINESS CHAMBER BREAKFAST MARKETING EVENTS

Crewkerne Area Business Chamber has been hosting a series of breakfast meetings on Marketing, to assist members in promoting their products and services. The first in the series of three early morning meetings, presented by Graham Butcher of Stav Martial Arts, took place in February. Its success led to two…


CREWKERNE U3A REDUCES MEMBERSHIP FEES

Crewkerne & District U3A have reduced their membership fees. The annual joining fee for a single member has been cut from £16 to £15 and a new category of joint membership has been introduced at £28 per couple. The annual fee for associate members has also been reduced from £12.50…


GODDESS HEALING AT SPRING MEETING OF CREWKERNE AWARENESS

Goddess Healing is the topic for the Spring meeting of Crewkerne AWareness on Monday March 20th at 7 pm in the Unitarian Chapel hall in Hermitage Street. Guest speaker Pauline Elsworth is an holistic therapist who runs ‘Firestar Therapies’ from her home base near Sherborne in Dorset. Pauline has studied…


OPEN REHEARSALS TONIGHT FOR BRASS BAND AHEAD OF CONTEST

Open Rehearsals for Phoenix Brass Crewkerne will take place at the Henhayes Community Centre tonight from 8 pm until 10 pm. Phoenix Brass would be delighted if people came along to listen to their test piece ‘Rhapsody in Brass’, ahead of the band’s major contest in Torquay this weekend. Phoenix…


CUSTOMERS VISITED BUDGENS STORE FOR LAST TIME ON SUNDAY

Customers visited the Budgens branded store in Crewkerne for the last time on Sunday, before it closed its doors for good. Sixteen staff were employed at the store in Falkland Square and only 3 have so far found alternative employment. Food Retailer Operations Limited (FROL) who operated the store under…


CRAFT STALLS NEEDED FOR INDOOR SOMERSET DAY FAIR

Craft stalls are needed for an indoor Somerset Day fair which is being organised by Crewkerne Town Council. The craft fair will take place at the Victoria Hall in Market Square on Saturday May 13th from 10 am until 2 pm. Deputy town clerk Laura Gowers said: “Somerset Day is…


CEILIDH TO CELEBRATE SECOND YEAR OF POM-POM DECORATIONS IN THE TOWN

A Ceilidh to celebrate the second year of pom-pom decorations in the town will take place on Friday April 28th at 7.30 pm at Maiden Beech Academy. The barn dance, which is suitable for all the family is being hosted by Creative Crewkerne and will follow on from the previous…



CREWKERNE TOY LIBRARY SAVED FROM CLOSURE

Crewkerne Toy Library has been saved from closure by two local Mums at the 11th hour. Hannah Smillie and Sarah Ellis came to the rescue when an announcement was made by the previous facilitator that closure was imminent at the end of January. As new joint facilitators of the popular…


REMAINING WEDNESDAY MARKET TRADERS INVITE OTHERS TO JOIN THEM

Crewkerne Wednesday Markets’ remaining two traders are inviting others to join them, with a weekly pitch outside of the town hall in Market Square. Ian Clare of Ilminster, who sells fine quality fresh fish and Ian Bishop from Leakers Bakery in Bridport, selling delicious cakes, bread and pastries, have been…


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