May 2017

ELDERLY RESIDENTS RECEIVE KNITTED MUFFS FROM WI LADIES

Elderly residents at the Orchards Nursing Home in Crewkerne have received a batch of knitted muffs from the ladies of Crewkerne Women’s Institute. The knitted hand coverings are known as twiddle muffs and have been proven to help with those suffering from Dementia, who are prone to having restless hands….



ENCOURAGING SIGNS AT WEDDING FAIR IN ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH

The first Wedding Fair held in St Bartholomew’s Church showed encouraging signs for the Spring showcase of wedding clothes and services, to make a return visit next year. Organised by Ann Cossins of Crewkerne, the Wedding Fair attracted 15 exhibitors to its unique venue in the 15th Century parish church….


DOMINO’S OPENS NEW HOT FOOD TAKEAWAY

Domino’s opened its new hot food takeaway in the town on Monday afternoon. Domino’s Pizza Crewkerne decided on a ‘soft launch’ with no formal announcements made by the company, before they opened the doors to customers. Costumed characters of super heroes, brought in from an outside agency, walked up and…



ASTROLOGY TALK TO CELEBRATE GROUP’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY

Crewkerne AWareness will welcome Astrologer Terrie Birch as their guest speaker for their 5th Anniversary meeting on Monday May 15th at 7 pm in the Unitarian Chapel hall. Terrie Birch is a professional astrologer and complementary therapist, who runs a variety of astrology and personal development workshops from her home…


CHARITY CAR WASH AND CAKE BAKE RAISES HUNDREDS FOR RELAY FOR LIFE

A charity car wash and cake bake at Crewkerne’s independent funeral directors Stoodley & Son, raised £426.13 for Cancer Research UK. As part of the Crewkerne Relay For Life, fundraising activities in the town, Stoodley Striders invited motorists to bring their cars to the South Street car park outside of…



U3AS PLEASED WITH INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIPS

Memberships of Crewkerne & District U3A and the other five University of the Third Age groups across South Somerset is on the increase. At a meeting of the Avalon network, which comprises of the U3As in Crewkerne & District, Chard and Ilminster, Yeovil, Camelot (Castle Cary), Somerton, Street and Glastonbury,…


BRITAIN’S FIRST DISABLED STRONGMAN VISITS FITNESS STUDIO

Britain’s first Disabled Strongman visited the LIFT fitness studio when it opened in Crewkerne. Gary Clarke and the proprietor Hadyn Potts have been friends since they first met at Yeovil College. At the opening ceremony of the new fitness studio in South Street, Gary demonstrated a seated dead-lift with weights…


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