June 2019

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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Crewkerne Museum would like to hear from anyone who was billeted in the area, as an evacuee during the Second World War, or who remembers the children staying in Crewkerne and surrounding villages with foster families during this time period. The request for information follows an enquiry from a gentleman,…


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FETE’S GREEN THEME AND LIVE MUSIC DRAWS THE CROWDS

Misterton Fete’s green theme, live music and other attractions drew the crowds with sunshine and clear skies making it ideal weather for family picnics on the recreation ground. The fete was opened by Crewkerne Town Crier, David Craner. Highlights of the day included Yeovil Ukulele Band, a Michael Jackson tribute,…


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ANOTHER CHANCE FOR MEMBERS TO ATTEND JURASSIC COAST STUDY DAY

A second study day in Crewkerne for U3A members, on the Jurassic Coast, is being organised by the Avalon network of U3A’s in South Somerset. The first one last October was such a sell-out success, that a promise was made to repeat it. Study Day mark 2 takes place on…


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ROTARY DONATION PRESENTED AFTER BIG BREAKFAST

The Rotary Club of Crewkerne presented a cheque for £500 to Henhayes Centre after their Big Breakfast on Saturday morning. The donation was given to the centre’s manager Stephanie Upton-Pittaway by President of Crewkerne Rotary Club Stuart Prince, Chairman of the Community Service Committee Tony Cooper BEM and fellow Rotarian…


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FREE ALL DAY FOOD AND DRINKS FESTIVAL COMING TO TOWN

A free all day food and drinks festival comes to Crewkerne on Saturday July 20th. The festival is supported by Crewkerne Town Council who would like to thank South Somerset District Council, One Stop Carriers for Courses and Big Lottery and Awards for All, for their generous help in bringing…


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NEW INNER WHEEL PRESIDENT RECEIVES CHAIN OF OFFICE

The new President of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne, Trisha Perry, received the Chain of Office from last year’s President, Jean Lane during a lunch-time meeting at Haselbury Mill. Members present at the ceremony included Jan McNeill, who is on the Executive Committee and has recently been selected to…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

A Design & Creative Arts Exhibition takes place at Wadham School on Thursday June 27th from 5 pm until 7 pm. The event is being held in the school hall and gallery and will feature exhibits of work from Years 10 and 11 from the art, photography, product design and…


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SOLICITORS PARTNER WITH CHARITY FOR WILL ADVICE SURGERY

Cancer Research UK will be at the Humphries Kirk office in Market Street, on Thursday June 27th for their Wills and Advice Surgery – giving supporters the opportunity to ask questions about the impact of gifts in wills to the charity. Humphries Kirk in Crewkerne offers free 30 minute consultations…


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OUTDOOR AND INDOOR FLORAL DISPLAYS BRING COLOUR TO TOWN

Outdoor and indoor floral displays are bringing colour to town, in preparation for Crewkerne’s entry into this year’s South West in Bloom competition. Hanging baskets, bicycles and wheelbarrows adorned with flowers, are now up and ready for when the judges visit on July 12th. A spokesperson for Crewkerne In Bloom…


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GEOLOGY GROUP’S VISIT TO CHESIL BEACH

Members of a geology group have made a study at Chesil Beach, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast. Marine conservationist Marc Kativu-Smith of the Dorset Wildlife Trust gave a presentation to the group, who are part of Crewkerne & District U3A, on how…


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