August 2017

TOWNSEND CEMETERY OPEN DAY

Crewkerne and West Crewkerne Joint Burial Committee will open the gates for the Townsend Cemetery Open Day on Sunday September 10th between 1 pm and 4 pm. The annual event is a great opportunity to view the chapel and grounds or peruse the old burial registers and look for the…


LOCAL ORGANISATIONS AND CRAFTS PEOPLE SUPPORT MONTHLY TABLE TOP SALES

Local organisations and crafts people are supporting the monthly table top sales in Henhayes Community Centre. The craft and table top sales take place every third Saturday to coincide with Crewkerne Farmers Market. Lollipops and other sweets remaining unsold from this year’s hospital fete were available at last month’s event…


AIR AMBULANCE TO BENEFIT FROM MEMORABLE HORSE RIDE

The Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance will benefit from this year’s Dinnington Ride. The memorable horse ride across open countryside and through woodlands is an annual event, organised by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne. 121 horses and riders took part this year, with a choice of cross country routes of…


RELAY FOR LIFE PUB OLYMPICS

A Relay For Life Pub Olympics took place over the Bank Holiday weekend at the Kings Head in Merriott. The event was organised by The Holy Walkamolies, one of the teams who took part in this years main Crewkerne Relay For Life 24 hour event at Wadham School and along…


25 YEARS OF SUPPORT FOR STROKE GROUP CELEBRATED

The Chard and Crewkerne After Stroke Group celebrated 25 years of support by two of its key members with a cream tea party at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster. Forty five clients and their helpers enjoyed an excellent tea party with a slice of the delicious celebration cake. Chard and…


BUSINESS CHAMBER PREPARES TO CEASE ALL ACTIVITIES

Crewkerne Area Business Chamber is preparing to cease all its activities, following resignations from the executive committee and a significant drop in the number of memberships this year. An emergency meeting was called recently by the chairman of CABC, Brian Forster, at which the full committee debated its current situation…


LEGION MEMBERS ENJOY COFFEE MORNING AND NETWORKING EVENT

Members of the Royal British Legion from Crewkerne and other branches in Somerset enjoyed a coffee morning and networking event at the George Reynolds Centre. The event was hosted by the Crewkerne branch who were pleased to welcome Kate Hurley, County Secretary of the Royal British Legion in Somerset. Kate…


COMMUNITY SAFETY DAY

The annual Community Safety Day, organised by Crewkerne Town Council’s Community Safety Group takes place on Friday September 8th. Last year the event took place in Falkland Square but this year it is being held in front of the town hall in Market Square. The event will be open to…


MUSEUM FAMILY QUIZ AND CURRENT EXHIBITION DRAWS TO A CLOSE

Crewkerne Museums family quiz on discovering objects in the town, is drawing to a close, and all those who collected an entry form are reminded to return them to the museum by Saturday September 2nd. A spokesperson for Crewkerne Museum said: “The school holidays are nearly over. We have been…


ANNUAL MUSICAL PROMISES TO BE ONE OF A KIND

CUDOS’ annual musical Dirty Rotten Scoundrels promises to be one of a kind. The comedy from a book by Jeffrey Lane with music and lyrics by David Yasbek, is based on the 1980’s film and contains all the glamour of the south of France, combined with high octane musical numbers…


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