May 2017

POP-UP CHARITY EVENT FOR THE MANCHESTER VICTIMS FAMILIES

Oscars wine bar in Market Square hosted a pop-up charity event, to raise money to support the families of the victims in the Manchester bomb explosion. The Saturday event in Crewkerne was organised with only four hours of planning and was the idea of Amy Lord and Leonard Van Den…


SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY AT BOWLING CLUB LEADS TO COACHING SESSIONS

A successful Open Day at Crewkerne Bowling Club has led to new players enrolling for the Friday evening coaching sessions. The highest number, in the club’s history, turned up at the green on Saturday, to have a go at ‘rolling the woods towards the jack’. Many visitors had never tried…


CALL FOR YOUNGSTERS TO REGISTER FOR JUNIOR TRIATHLON

Youngsters are invited to register for this years Junior Triathlon which takes place on Sunday July 2nd, starting at 10 am in the swimming pool at Crewkerne Aqua Centre. The event is now in its 18th year and is open to children from 8 years to 15 years of age….


CREWKERNE U3A MEMBER HELPS MARTOCK WOMAN SET UP NEW GROUP

Crewkerne & District U3A member Val Warren is helping a Martock woman to set up a new U3A group. Val attended a meeting at the Christian Fellowship Chapel in Martock which was organised by Pauline Rosslee. Pauline and her husband Phillip have recently moved to Martock. As former members of…



CELEBRATION LUNCH FOR PROBUS CLUB’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY

A Celebration lunch to mark the 40th Anniversary of Crewkerne Probus Club was held at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster on Wednesday. Club President John Clotworthy spoke to members and invited guests about the Probus club’s foundation and role. There was a table display on the Crewkerne club’s history and…


NEW MAYOR ELECTED AT ANNUAL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

A new Mayor was elected to represent Crewkerne at the Annual Town Council Meeting, held in the council chambers on Monday evening. Councillor Ben Hodgson, who previously served as deputy mayor, completed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office for signature. He was handed the mayoral chain by councillor Robin Pailthorpe,…



TOWN CRIER HAPPY TO ATTEND LOCAL EVENTS AND FUNCTIONS

Crewkerne Town Crier David Craner is happy to attend local events and functions, as he fights his way back from cancer. David, who is also the official town crier for Beaminster in West Dorset and Seaton in East Devon, decided to take a year out of competitions to give himself…


FUNDRAISING QUIZ FOR RELAY FOR LIFE IS ALL ABOUT PAST EVENTS AND DATES

A fundraising quiz, organised by one of the many teams in Crewkerne Relay For Life, is all about past events and significant dates in history. The team behind the general knowledge quiz is Your Pace Or Mine, consisting of Linda Callow and a group of friends. Quiz sheets are available…


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