August 2018

UKULELE CLUB ENTERTAIN SHOPPERS AT FARMERS MARKET

Yeovil Ukulele Club entertained shoppers and stall holders at Crewkerne Farmers Market on Saturday. Members of the ukulele club were also happy to talk to visitors during the intervals of their performances and promote their forthcoming Ukulele Festival at Haselbury Mill on Sunday September 9th, which promises a line-up of…


NEW PRESIDENT FOR INNER WHEEL CLUB

The new President of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne, Jean Lane, accepted the chain of office from the retiring President Desi Fradgley at a club meeting at Haselbury Mill. Jean is looking forward to an interesting year with lots of fun and friendship – which is what Inner Wheel…


MEMORY GROUP RECEIVE CHEQUE FROM OWNER OF FITNESS CENTRE

The Monday Memory Group at Henhayes Community Centre have received a cheque for £861.54 from Haydn Potts, owner and head coach at LIFT gym/fitness centre in Crewkerne. The money was raised by Haydn and his team at LIFT by fundraising in an online Just Giving page, on a promotion stand…


PILOT SCHEME TO INTRODUCE ONLINE ASSISTANCE AT COMMUNITY OFFICE

A pilot scheme to introduce online assistance at Crewkerne Community Office in the town hall begins in September. South Somerset District Councillor Angie Singleton said: “Crewkerne has been chosen to pilot the way that customers will engage with the district council when the new process goes live in January.” In…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Crewkerne Farmers Market will be joined by the Yeovil Ukulele Club on Saturday. The monthly farmers market, held in front of Henhayes Community Centre between 9 am and 1 pm, will also welcome Bowers Bakery. The artisan bakers from Flaxdrayton Farm have been baking for almost 10 years and use…


ROTARIANS THANK LAST YEAR’S PRESIDENT AT CLUB DINNER

The Rotary Club of Crewkerne thanked last year’s president Peter Lawrence for his dedication and work during 2017/2018 at a dinner held at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club. Peter Lawrence who was indisposed when the new president Stuart Prince was elected in July, has returned to health and was able…


U3A CELEBRATES FOUNDING MEMBERS 70TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

Crewkerne & District U3A celebrated the 70th wedding anniversary of two of its founding members, Cliff and Dorothy Wiles. The groups August meeting in the Henhayes Community Centre was attended by Cliff and Dorothy’s son Michael and daughter-in-law Viv who made a special celebration cake. The couples platinum wedding anniversary…


COMMUNITY FETE RAISES £800 FOR NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY

The Community Fete held at Barn Crescent raised £800 for The National Autistic Society. The summer event at the Yarlington retirement living scheme in Crewkerne included a table top sale, which due to glorious sunshine was held outside and offered many bargains on the bric-a-brac, pre-loved clothes, jewellery and craft…



FUN AT YOUTH DAY DESPITE DROP IN NUMBERS FROM LAST YEAR

Youngsters had fun at the Youth Day in Happy Valley park despite a significant drop in numbers attending compared to last year. The event was hosted by Somerset Rural Youth Project, a voluntary youth work organisation established in 1997 and registered as a charity, whose youth days are funded by…


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