May 2018

INNER WHEEL CLUB PRESENT CHEQUE TO CHARITY

The President of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne, Desi Fradgley, presented a cheque for £305.00 to Trudy Jupp, trustee of the Akamba Aid Fund. The money was raised at a Spring garden opening event at Lower Severalls, jointly hosted by CB Plants Lower Severalls Nursery, Lower Severalls Farmhouse B…


CAR ENTHUSIASTS MEET UP MONTHLY TO SOCIALISE

Car enthusiasts of retro, vintage and classic cars are meeting up once a month at the Old Stagecoach Inn in Crewkerne. The meet-ups began last month and take place on the third Sunday of every month from April to September at 2 pm, the next one scheduled for June 17th….


FLORISTS LAUNCH ECO-FRIENDLY RANGE TO PROTECT WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENT

Florists Laura Brown and Ella Kivett of Twigs and Twine have launched an eco-friendly range of products to protect wildlife and the environment. The business partners who run the contemporary florists and botanical gift shop in the George Shopping Centre, have joined a national eco-florist group and recently attended an…


IDEAL WEATHER FOR VISITING GARDENS

Visitors to Crewkerne Open Gardens found the hot weather ideal for seeing the gardens at their colourful best. Twelve gardens took part in the bank holiday Monday event, organised by the Friends of Crewkerne Parish Church. Many of the ‘hidden gems’ are privately owned, with the open gardens providing a…


U3A MEMBERS ENJOY COACHING SESSIONS ON OUTDOOR BOWLS

Members of Crewkerne & District U3A are enjoying their monthly coaching sessions on outdoor bowls at Severalls Jubilee Bowls Club. Their first opportunity to have a go at bowling on a green took place earlier this month, just days before the Bowls Club’s annual open day on May 13th. Many…


ANOTHER HIGH STREET BANK ANNOUNCES CLOSURE OF LOCAL BRANCH

Another ‘High Street’ bank has announced the closure of its Crewkerne branch. Barclays Bank in Crewkerne will close this year on September 7th. The reasons given for its closure are that the number of counter transactions have gone down considerably in the last 24 months and that at least 75%…


KIND BIRTHDAY REQUEST FOR DONATIONS TO CHARITY

A kind birthday request by Katharine Muller of Norton Sub Hamdon for family and friends to donate money to Cancer Research UK instead of buying presents for her 100th Birthday on April 1st this year, has raised £195 for CRUK. Katharine also requested for donations to be given to St…




FORMER CRUISE SHIP ENTERTAINER SHARES STORIES OF MEETING STARS AND PIRACY

Former cruise ship entertainer Jan McNeill shared stories of meeting celebrities and piracy on the high seas with members of Crewkerne & District U3A at their monthly meeting in the Henhayes Community Centre. Jan who lives in Misterton has been an entertainer most of her life, since she entered a…


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