December 2017

CHRISTMAS JUMPER AND COFFEE MORNING RAISES £86.00 FOR CHILDREN’S CHARITY

A Christmas jumper and coffee morning at A E Stoodley & Sons in Crewkerne raised £86.00 for the children’s charity The Lily Foundation. The event was hosted by funeral directors Tracey Warren and Colin Roberts who had spent their spare time the previous day, cooking up treats which included mince…



TWENTY ONE SCHOOL TEAMS COMPETE IN ROTARY’S TECHNOLOGY TOURNAMENT

Twenty one schools teams competed in this year’s Technology Tournament, held at Wadham School. The annual technology tournament is organised by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne. It was sponsored by Parker Hannifin Ltd of Crewkerne who supplied the judges, with the chief judge being Peter Mackay of Housego Ltd and…


HOME OWNERS INVITED TO APPLY TO TAKE PART IN TV’S GARDEN RESCUE

Home owners in Crewkerne have been invited to apply to take part in the next television series of Garden Rescue. BBC Garden Rescue team Charlie Dimmock, one of TV’s most popular gardeners and the RHS Chelsea gold medal winning brothers Harry and David Rich are on the lookout for new…


YOUNG CHILDREN CELEBRATE NATIONAL NURSERY RHYME WEEK

Young children at Jigsaw Pre-School in Crewkerne recently celebrated National Nursery Rhyme Week with a special session of their regular Crocodile Rock story time, run by Kay Voizey. Astra Rendell, manager of Jigsaw Pre-School said: “Teaching nursery rhymes and traditional songs to children is very important for their language and…


QUIZ WIN FOR U3A’S WADHAM WONDERERS

Quiz team Wadham Wonderers were the clear winners in the annual Crewkerne Christmas Quiz for members of Crewkerne & District U3A. The team of Ron and Teresa Bond, Mike and Sue Frackiewicz, Anne Walpole, Noreen Cleal and Marjorie Saunders, finished nine points ahead of the Zuleika and Fossils teams who…


AQUA CENTRE CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH UNVEILING OF SPECIAL FEATURE

Crewkerne Aqua Centre celebrated its 20th anniversary with the unveiling of a special feature to mark the occasion. The public swimming pool was officially opened by HRH the Princess Royal in 1997, although it had been opened for community use by TV celebrity Falcon, aka Bernadette Hunt from the Gladiators,…


FESTIVE WELCOME FOR RAIL PASSENGERS

Friends of Crewkerne Station were joined for their Winter Open Day by the Crewners, who sang carols and other festive songs to welcome rail passengers, on the platform and in the station’s waiting room. The waiting room had been decorated for the festive occasion by the Friends with a glittering…


PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN ENJOY PLAYING ON NEW EQUIPMENT AT OFFICIAL LAUNCH

Children from the Jigsaw Pre-School enjoyed playing on the new equipment at the Henhayes Playground at the official launch last week. The new play area on the moat was declared open by Crewkerne mayor Ben Hodgson who said: “We are delighted that this exciting project is now complete and that…


SCOUTS CHRISTMAS CARD DELIVERY SERVICE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

The Christmas card delivery service run by the 1st Crewkerne Scouts opened for business on Friday at No7 the Cafe in Market Street. Christmas cards to addresses in the Crewkerne area can be posted into the box, for delivery by the local scout group. The cost of delivery is 20p…


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