October 2018

INNER WHEEL CLUB ENJOY FASCINATING TALK ON CREWKERNE THROUGH TIME

The Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne enjoyed a fascinating talk by local author David Bryant at their monthly meeting. Retired baker David Bryant formerly of Bryant & Son Bakers has sold over 400,000 copies of his Crewkerne Through Time – making it the No1 Best Selling Colour Local History Series….


U3A ART STUDY DAY A GREAT SUCCESS

A recent Art Study Day organised by the Art Appreciation group of Crewkerne & District U3A has been declared a great success. 35 people, including U3A members from Chard and Yeovil attended the lectures called Five Extraordinary Women who Influenced the Course of Modern Art, held at Clapton and Wayford…


BUS OPERATOR OF SERVICE 40 ISSUES NEW COMBINED WEEKDAY TIMETABLE

The bus operator of service 40 between Yeovil to Beaminster via Crewkerne, Mosterton and Broadwindsor has issued a new weekday timetable, that comes into operation on November 4th and will continue until further notice. The Monday to Friday bus timetable shows connections between Beaminster and Bridport with service 6 operated…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Crewkerne firefighters were first to arrive at the scene of a fire involving a fuse board in Merriott on Wednesday evening. Two other fire appliances from Yeovil and Martock were also mobilised following a call from the occupant of a private property at Higher Beaden, where smoke was coming from…


VISITORS SHARE MEMORIES OF HISTORIC TRAIN NAMING CEREMONY

Visitors to the Open Day at Crewkerne railway station, which coincided with the 70th anniversary of the Bulleid Light Pacific 34040 being named CREWKERNE, shared their memories of the historic event with Friends of Crewkerne Station. FOCS were delighted that one of the children on the platform at the ceremony…


PHOTOGRAPH OF VASE OF FLOWERS WINS DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

A photograph of a vase of flowers circled by fallen petals, taken by Betty Spanswick, has won first prize in Crewkerne & District U3A digital photography competition. Betty Spanswick who took first prize in last year’s inter U3A photography competition between Crewkerne, Yeovil and Dorchester, also won fourth prize in…


GIANT GLASS POPPY OF HONOUR TO VISIT CREWKERNE

A giant glass Poppy Of Honour, in memory of all those who were killed in action or listed as missing in action during WW1 will visit Crewkerne on Saturday November 17th, arriving in the town about 9 am and staying on display until 4.30 pm. The tribute to the Fallen…


FREE DEMONSTRATION OF TRADITIONAL SKILLS AT ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH

A free demonstration of traditional skills in stone masonry and leaded window restoration takes place at St Bartholomew’s Church on Monday October 29th from 10.30 am until 11.30 am. Tickets for the demonstration are available from Crewkerne LIC at the town hall. The restoration of the west window at the…


SPIDER STORY TIME AT PRESCHOOL

Children at Jigsaw Preschool enjoyed a spider story time when Kay Voizey of Crocodile Rock visited them. The youngsters made spiders, sang some spider songs and shared the book Aaarrgghh Spider by Lynda Monks. Kay who visits Jigsaw Preschool in Crewkerne every Monday during school term, for stories, songs, rhymes…



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