May 2017

SHIRT SIGNING DAY TO MARK EXAM TIME

Students at Wadham School have a ‘Shirt Signing Day’ every year to mark their GCSE exam time. It is the last day when the year 11 students, are required to wear school uniform, and has become somewhat of a tradition over the years. On the day, students gather signatures from…


OPEN DAY AT BOWLING GREEN

Crewkerne Bowling Club are hosting an Open Day on Saturday May 27th from 10.30 am until 4 pm. Entry to the bowling green, which is situated at the top left hand side in West Street car park, will be free and refreshments will be served. Crewkerne Bowling Club celebrated its…


RURAL AND CRAFT ACTIVITIES FOR ALL THE FAMILY AT BINCOMBE FAYRE

Crewkerne Town Council have organised the town’s first Bincombe Fayre, which will take place on Saturday June 10th from 11 am until 3 pm. The fayre will showcase the natural beauty of Crewkerne and include rural and craft activities for all the family. Activities will take place at Bincombe Beeches…


MEN’S SHED GROUP TO CONTINUE AT CENTRE BUT NEEDS WORKSHOP SPACE FOR MACHINERY

Men’s Shed taster sessions have been running weekly at the Henhayes Community Centre. They have proved that there is considerable interest in setting up a ‘shed’ group in Crewkerne. While the centre offers space for assembling and finishing small wooden items, it does not have the space for workshop machinery….


RELAY FOR LIFE GROUP WELCOME NEW RECRUIT

Crewkerne’s Relay For Life group have welcomed their newest recruit. Roger, the Relay Rabbit, is now the official mascot for the team events taking place in Crewkerne and in the surrounding villages. Crewkerne Relay For Life group chairman Louise Smith confirmed that Roger is their new mascot and said: “We…


PROFESSIONAL TREE CLIMBING TRAINING RECEIVES THE GO AHEAD

An application by a local arborist to conduct professional tree climbing training at Bincombe Beeches has been given the go ahead by Crewkerne Town Council. The tree climbing will take place on some of the beech trees at the nature reserve in Crewkerne by arborists and tree surgeons, who are…


SOMERSET DAY CELEBRATIONS

Crewkerne celebrated Somerset Day this year, with the county’s flag flying above many business premises and buildings in the town centre and an indoor craft fair in Victoria Hall on the nearest Saturday to Somerset’s special day. A line of the red and yellow ensigns and white flags with red…


AWARENESS GROUP CELEBRATES 5TH ANNIVERSARY

Crewkerne AWareness celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a talk on Astrology by Terrie Celeste and finger buffet, complete with a butterfly birthday sponge. The spiritual group which meets on the third Monday of every month in the Unitarian Chapel hall in Hermitage Street, has seen many changes over the years…


TOWN COUNCILLOR TO STAND AS INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE IN GENERAL ELECTION

A Crewkerne Town Councillor has been the first candidate to garner the required support to submit valid nomination papers. Katy Pritchard will stand as an Independent Parliamentary Candidate for the Yeovil Constituency in the forth-coming General Election on Thursday June 8th. Katy Pritchard was co-opted to Crewkerne Town Council as…


FAMOUS AUTHOR VISITS MONTHLY MEETING OF U3A

Famous author Derek Wilson visited Crewkerne & District U3A at their May meeting, held in the Henhayes Community Centre. Derek Wilson has published more than 70 fiction and non-fiction books over the past 50 years. He specialises in the Tudor period and is well known for his Thomas Treviot series…


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