October 2018

CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO HOSPITAL CHARITY IN MEMORY OF POPULAR YOUNG WOMAN

A cheque for £11,145.00 was presented to Southampton Hospital Charity in memory of Naomi Haskell who passed away on March 23rd this year, aged 24 years after contracting meningococcal septicaemia. Naomi who went to school in Crewkerne before attending Yeovil College and undertaking her apprenticeship in professional cookery at the…


No Picture

NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

A Grand Beetle Drive in aid of Rotary International Fund takes place at Crewkerne Conservative Club on Thursday October 25th at 7.30 pm and is open to members and non-members of the club. For those who may not know what a beetle drive is, it is a fun and social…


STATION OPEN DAY TO CELEBRATE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF ENGINE’S NAMING

The Open Day at Crewkerne Railway Station on Saturday October 20th will celebrate the 70th anniversary of a steam engine being named Crewkerne. The event has been organised by Friends of Crewkerne Station (FOCS) and will include a history exhibition and a raffle with refreshments available at Sue’s cafe in…


AWARD WINNING PIANIST PERFORMS SELL-OUT SOLO CONCERT

Award winning pianist Alexander Ullman performed in a sell-out solo concert at The Dance House in Crewkerne. The classical music concert was the last in the current season, organised by Concerts In The West. Cellist Michael Petrov was billed to perform with Alexander but just days before the concert Michael…


PRESENTER EXCITED ABOUT PROSPECT OF NEW COMMUNITY RADIO STATION

An experienced radio presenter is excited about the prospect of setting up a new community radio station for Crewkerne and the surrounding villages. Rob Strickland whose stage name is Robbie Hunter has previously worked or appeared on many radio stations including BBC Somerset, BBC Bristol, United FM, Quay West Radio,…


CELEBRATING NATIONAL POETRY DAY WITH SHARED POEMS

Crewkerne Library in conjunction with Creative Crewkerne and other community groups and local businesses celebrated National Poetry Day with a week of poetry displays. Contributions of people’s favourite poems and short verses, old and new, were shared at Oscars wine bar, the George Hotel, Phoenix Books, No 7, Stitch Solutions,…


ANTIQUES EXPERT GIVES TIPS ON HOW TO SPOT A FORGERY

Richard Kay, Director of Paintings at Lawrences Auctioneers gave U3A members tips on how to spot a forgery at their October meeting in the George Reynolds Centre. Richard said: “Forgers make money from ignorance but even serious knowledgeable collectors can be caught out.” Examples of works that were believed to…


DEMOLITION OF HOUSE OFFERS SAFER ACCESS THAN NARROW LANE

The demolition of a house at Greenfields offers safer access to a new housing development at North Street Trading Estate than the narrow lane which raised serious concerns on pedestrian safety and vehicular access. The revised planning application by Stonewater Ltd for the demolition of No 4 Greenfields and the…


No Picture

NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Creative Crewkerne welcome back the Tangle Theatre Company on Thursday October 11th. The South West of England African Caribbean theatre company will present a township theatre styled piece in two parts, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. Adapted and directed by Anna Coombs, this revival of Tangle’s…


INNER WHEEL LADIES ENJOY VISIT TO BOTANICAL GARDENS

A group of ladies from the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne enjoyed a visit to Bicton Park Botanical Gardens near Budleigh Salterton in Devon. The Grade 1 listed gardens set in the picturesque valley of the River Otter, still looked magnificent despite summer being over with many commenting on the,…


Facebook Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com