January 2018

ROTARY’S YOUNG CHEF OF THE YEAR SENIOR WINNER

The winner of the Rotary Club of Crewkerne Young Chef of the Year competition in the senior section was Chloe Rodgers. Chloe was presented with her award by Rotarian Ron Spencer after judging had been completed. The annual event was held at Wadham School.


U3A TEAM JOINT THIRD IN QUIZ DESPITE HIGH MARKS IN SPECIALIST SUBJECT

Crewkerne & District U3A’s team came joint third in the Avalon network inter U3A quiz, despite scoring high marks in their specialist subject of food and drink. Seven U3A teams competed at the event, held at the Cranford Hall in Castle Cary. Each team consisted of six members with the…


TWINNING ASSOCIATION BEGINS YEAR WITH FUNDRAISING AND GOOD FOOD

Crewkerne & District Twinning Association began this year with a Twin Pie lunch at Misterton WI Hall which was attended by 48 people and combined fundraising with socialising and good food. The association’s members were back at the dining table at the end of January when they met up with…


UKULELE PLAYERS BAND TOGETHER FOR MEMORY GROUP MEMBERS

Ukulele players from Crewkerne & District U3A’s ukulele group and Yeovil Ukulele Club banded together to entertain members of the Monday Memory Group. The one hour show at Henhayes Community Centre included music, mainly from the 1960’s, which set feet tapping and saw several Memory Group members take to the…


PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON FUTURE OF LIBRARY SERVICES

A public consultation on the future of library services in Somerset begins on Monday January 29th and will be open to comments for a period of 12 weeks. In the proposals put out for consultation by Somerset County Council, the future of Crewkerne Library comes under threat in Option A,…


ROTARY’S JUNIOR CHEF OF THE YEAR A CLOSE RUN COMPETITION

The junior section of the Rotary Club of Crewkerne’s annual Young Chef of the Year was a close run competition. The event held at Maiden Beech Academy on January 16th, saw six competitors Megan Russell, Elenor Penny, Leah Thomas, Jack Crocker, Saul Wakeman and Genevieve Clark present a three course…


MEN’S SHED NEEDS PERMANENT WORKSHOP SPACE

Crewkerne & District Men’s Shed needs permanent workshop space that is ideally within walking distance of the town centre. The group which comes under the auspices of Henhayes Community Centre and is also open to women, have been meeting in the Kings Arms on a Wednesday morning since the middle…


POWER CUT ON SAME DAY INTERNET AND TELEPHONE SERVICES DISRUPTED

Businesses and residents in South Street and adjacent roads experienced an electricity power cut on Friday, the same day that residents living in the Wadham area of the town reported disruption to their telephone and internet services. Western Power Distribution engineers were replacing the old wiring system outside of the…


U3A HEAR ABOUT LESS GLAMOROUS HISTORY OF BATH

Members of Crewkerne & District U3A heard about the less glamorous history of Bath in the 18th Century, at their January meeting. Guest speaker Dickon Povey, a former teacher and a retired city and Jane Austen tour guide at Bath, delivered his own version of a ‘horrible history’. The city…


STATION FRIENDS ENJOY GUIDED TOUR OF FORMER GOODS SHED

Friends of Crewkerne Station enjoyed a guided tour of a former goods shed, situated next to the car park at Crewkerne Railway Station. The building was historically in the ownership of the railway company and was a major centre for distribution until about 1966, with animal feeds, farm produce, dairy…


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