September 2017

POPULAR GARDEN AREA HONOURS ONE OF CREWKERNE’S INDUSTRIAL FOUNDING FATHERS

A popular garden area where workers often stop for a picnic lunch and shoppers take a rest, honours one of Crewkerne’s industrial founding fathers. The garden area in South Street is planted and maintained by Marshall-James Garden Development Ltd for Crewkerne Town Council with matched funding from the Market Towns…


SOUTH WEST ENGLAND’S AFRICAN CARIBBEAN THEATRE COMPANY TO VISIT CREWKERNE

The South West England’s African Caribbean Theatre Company will visit Crewkerne on Thursday October 12th. Tangle Theatre Company, whose administrative office is based at Take Art in South Petherton, will be performing their latest touring production of Renaissance: No One Is An Island, at two different venues in the town….


BUSY RAFT RACING SEASON FOR WINE BAR TEAM

Oscars wine bar raft racing team have had a busy season, competing in races across Devon, Somerset and Dorset, having a lot of fun and raising money for charity. One of the most scenic races took place on the moat at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells, famously known for its…


BANK CHANGES OPENING HOURS IN YEAR OF 150TH ANNIVERSARY

Lloyds Bank in Market Square is changing its opening hours from Monday October 2nd. The new opening hours will see the bank open 30 minutes later on weekdays at 10 am and close at 3 pm. The Crewkerne branch of the bank is celebrating its 150th Anniversary of being in…


TWINNING CHAIRMAN PREPARES TO STEP DOWN AT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The chairman of Crewkerne Twinning Association is preparing to step down at the Annual General Meeting. The AGM will be held at the Heritage Centre above Crewkerne Museum on Thursday October 19th at 7 pm. Cheryl Newman has chaired the twinning group for 10 years and the voluntary role is…


ROTARIANS STREET COLLECTION BUYS WATER SURVIVAL BOXES FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS

The Rotary Club of Crewkerne’s street collection raised £400, with gift aid and a donation from the club, bringing the total to £600. This has enabled them to buy four water survival boxes which will be sent to the Caribbean islands that bore the brunt of the destructive hurricane Irma….


STEAM TRAIN VISITS STATION ON FRIENDS OPEN DAY

An historic engine, the 35028 Clan Line passed through Crewkerne Railway Station, pulling the Atlantic Coast Express, on the same day that the Friends of Crewkerne Station were holding their Open Day. One of the Friends, history group leader Michael Frackiewicz, had set up a photographic exhibition in the waiting…


50’S STYLE WEDDING FOR SOCIAL MEDIA ADMINISTRATOR

Social Media Administrator Victoria Le-Fort chose a 50’s style theme for her wedding to Stuart Berry at Abbey Manor in Yeovil. The bride who is a volunteer at the Local Information Centre in Crewkerne town hall, wore a cream and gold 50’s style tea dress with gold satin shrug. Victoria…


U3A NATIONAL CHAIRMAN TO VISIT CREWKERNE

The national chairman of the Third Age Trust, Pam Jones is coming to Crewkerne to help the local U3A celebrate its birthday. The Third Age Trust is the umbrella body for more than 1,000 U3As in the UK. Crewkerne & District U3A will commemorate its 20th anniversary with a special…


CHURCH CONCERT BY ORGANIST ON KING OF INSTRUMENTS

St Bartholomew’s Church will be the venue for an exciting concert programme given by organist Jonathan Delbridge on Sunday October 8th at 3 pm. It was Mozart who first described the pipe organ as the ‘King of Instruments’. The organ at St Bartholomew’s was built by Rothwell and is widely…


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