August 2018

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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

An award winning crime drama has been chosen as the first film of the season at Crewkerne & District Community Cinema. Film Crew present Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri at the Wadham School auditorium on Friday September 7th at 7.30 pm. Frances McDormand stars as Mildred Hayes, a mother who…


ANNUAL WALK AROUND THE PARISH BOUNDARY

The annual walk around the Parish Boundary takes place on Saturday September 8th, departing from outside of Crewkerne Library in Falkland Square at 1.30 pm. The event is organised by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne District and everyone is invited to join them on the five mile walk, which is…


RAIL LINE BETWEEN CREWKERNE AND EXETER TO CLOSE FOR EIGHT DAYS

The rail line between Crewkerne and Exeter will close from Sunday September 16th to Sunday 23rd inclusive, to allow Network Rail to carry out works to reduce the impact of flooding on rail services in the future. During the eight day closure of the down line from Crewkerne, buses will…


PARISH FRIENDS PRESENT CHEQUE FOR CHURCH BUILDING REPAIR WORK

The Friends of Crewkerne Parish Church presented a cheque for £50,000 to the Reverend Stuart Huntley at St Bartholomew’s Church on Tuesday evening. The 15th Century church built of ham stone that was quarried at Ham Hill is undergoing major restoration works to the west front exterior. A formal handing…


CLASSICAL CONCERTS BOOST FOR CREWKERNE

Plans to stage more classical music concerts in Crewkerne in 2019 has come as music to the ears of those who love listening to works by the great composers. The next two Concerts In The West performances will be staged at The Dance House in North Street in September and…


GEORGE REYNOLDS CENTRE TO BECOME NEW HOME FOR MONTHLY U3A MEETINGS

The George Reynolds Centre is to become the new home for the monthly meetings of Crewkerne & District U3A, beginning in October. Crewkerne U3A have 350 members and regularly attract 100 or more people to their monthly meetings. They are sad to be moving from Henhayes Community Centre who have…


ROCKING HORSE PIONEERS LEGACY LIVES ON

A rocking horse pioneers legacy will live on in the hundreds of wooden rides she created in her lifetime, the women she taught and her many friends and family who always admired her woodcarving skills. Margaret Spencer recently passed away at the age of 88 years following a long battle…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

The Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion are inviting the community of Severalls Park Avenue to join them for a WW1 Thank You Parade and service at the war memorial of the lone infantryman, followed by a Tea Party on the nearby green, on Saturday September 1st. The parade…


AIR AMBULANCE SERVICE TALK TO U3A MEMBERS

Volunteer fundraiser Jacky Crew of the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance Service was guest speaker at the August meeting of Crewkerne & District U3A. Jacky explained that with no direct funding from the Government or the National Lottery, the air ambulance service relies on the generosity of the public for…


SCHOOL REUNION FOR FORMER PUPILS OF SECONDARY MODERN SCHOOL

A school reunion for former pupils of Crewkerne Secondary Modern School, primarily aimed at those who attended in 1963, takes place at the George Reynolds Centre in October. Although Crewkerne Secondary Modern was only in existence for 13 years from 1959 until 1972, the friendships made there still remain today…


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