July 2017

ALL TYPES OF STALLS WELCOME FOR OUTDOOR CHARITY EVENT

All types of stalls are welcome to apply for a pitch at an outdoor charity event to be held at Wadham School field on Sunday September 3rd from 11 am until 3.30 pm. Following on from their successful fete last year, which raised over £1,500 for the Able2Achieve Trust, the…


VARIETY OF ENTERTAINMENT HELPS TEAMS ON 24 HOUR RELAY

A variety of entertainment on and off the stage during Crewkerne Relay For Life helped teams on their 24 hour walk around the track in aid of Cancer Research UK. On Saturday afternoon the Kelly Leigh School of Dance gave a ‘fun & funky’ display in the main arena. Artistes…


PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART GROUPS EXPLORE CAVES

Members of Crewkerne & District U3A’s photography 1 and art appreciation groups explored caves, that were first quarried 2,000 years ago, when they visited Beer Quarry. Wearing hard hats for protection, the U3A members were given a guided tour of the huge complex of underground caverns, first quarried by the…


STEPS TAKEN TO REJUVENATE WEDNESDAY MARKET

In a recent meeting of Crewkerne Town Council, councillors agreed to take a number of steps to help rejuvenate the Wednesday market and attract both traders and shoppers. It was agreed to waive pitch fees for traders until the end of September. In addition, the market will extend its opening…


CREWKERNE RELAY FOR LIFE – 24 HOUR WALKING EVENT

Crewkerne’s Relay For Life 24 hour walking event began with a torrential down pour of rain. The official blue ribbon was cut by Headteacher of Wadham School David Derbyshire at 12 noon on Saturday. Walkers from 16 relay teams were joined for the first lap around the track by their…


ROTARY’S CROSS COUNTRY HORSE RIDE WILL BENEFIT AIR AMBULANCE

The principal beneficiary of the annual cross country horse ride, organised by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne will be Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. One of the Rotary club’s main events of the year, Dinnington Ride will take place on Sunday August 27th, starting at 9.30 am from a field…


SKATE JAM AND OTHER FUN ACTIVITIES FOR YOUTH DAY

A Skate Jam competition and other fun activities, which include a DJ taster, bouncy castle, Sumo suits and circus skills, will take place at Happy Valley Park in Crewkerne on Thursday August 17th from 11 am until 3 pm. The Youth Day which is a free event is being hosted…


U3A SIGNS UP 20 NEW MEMBERS

Crewkerne & District U3A has signed up 20 new members, who were told that belonging to the University of the Third Age is all about learning, laughing and living. The new members attended a meeting at the George Reynolds Centre where they met chair Anne Bright and members of the…


WADHAM DUKE OF EDINBURGH PROGRAMME GOES FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH

A growing group of students from Wadham School have embarked on walking and camping expeditions, over recent weeks, as part of the process for attaining their Duke of Edinburgh Awards. This year has also seen more students undertaking the Silver Award, in addition to those on schedule to gain the…


RESIDENTS OF POM-POM FAME TO HOLD SUMMER FETE

Residents at Barn Crescent in Crewkerne are holding their Summer Fete on Sunday July 30th from 11 am until 4 pm. The elderly residents of the Yarlington retirement living scheme, made headline news in April this year, when they unveiled their spectacular display of pom-poms, inspired by well known nursery…


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