March 2018

OPENING OF NEW CHARITY SHOP BY MAYOR AND TOWN CRIER

The opening of The Children’s Society charity shop in Falkland Square was announced by Crewkerne Town Crier David Craner on Tuesday morning, before the ribbon was cut by Crewkerne Mayor, Councillor Ben Hodgson. The charity has had a shop based in Church Street for the last six years and the…


FUNDRAISING FOR CREWKERNE IN BLOOMS BEGINS

Fundraising for Crewkerne In Bloom began on Saturday with a plant stall in Falkland Square. The community project is the initiative of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne, whose members were happy to run the stall, selling plants and floral arrangements to customers in time for Mothers Day and speaking…


CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO CANCER RESEARCH UK BY FRIENDS

The treasurer of Crewkerne and District Friends of Cancer Research, Lawrence Cox, presented a cheque for £14,502.53 to Becky Trout, Local Fundraising Manager for Cancer Research UK, at the group’s Annual General Meeting. The amount was raised from last year’s fundraising events, collection boxes in shops, a town collection in…


TOWN CRIER RECITES COMMONWEALTH AFFIRMATION AS FLAG RAISED

Crewkerne Town Crier David Craner recited the Commonwealth Affirmation as the flag, which represents the 53 independent and equal sovereign states from across the globe, was raised at the town hall on Monday morning. The Commonwealth flag raised in Crewkerne at 10 am, was one of more than a thousand…


YOUNG CHILDREN CELEBRATE WORLD BOOK DAY

Children at Jigsaw Preschool celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as characters from their favourite stories. The literary event was held a week later than planned, due to the snow and icy weather conditions the week before. The majority of children and staff dressed up and arrived for the…


PLANS FOR A LONG STAY CAR PARK AT FORMER GARAGE

South Somerset District Council have asked for town councillors to consider the Order 2015 Notice under Article 13 for planning permission for a Long Stay Car Park at the Millers Garage site in Crewkerne. The site was acquired by South Somerset District Council in November 2014, when it came up…



BEGINNERS LIFE SKILLS COURSE FOR DOGS

A Beginners Life Skills course for dogs aged 20 months and over starts at Wadham School sports hall on Saturday March 17th at 11.15 am. Course leader Emma Rogers is a professional instructor who qualified at the Cambridge Institute of Dog Behaviour & Training. The six week course will focus…


BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR TIME BEING AFTER RETAIL COMPANY GOES INTO ADMINISTRATION

It’s business as usual at the Countrywide store in Crewkerne, for the time being, after the Countrywide Farmers Retail business went into administration on Tuesday March 6th. David Pike, Mark Orton and William Wright, partners of KPMG LLP have been appointed to act as administrators of the Company and will…


EVENING OF PIANO AND ORGAN MUSIC

An evening of varied and entertaining music for piano and organ, performed by Jonathan Delbridge of Crewkerne, will take place at the Church of St Peter and St Paul in South Petherton on Friday March 16th at 7.30 pm. Jonathan Delbridge is well known for his exciting concert programmes on…


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