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TOWN COUNCILLOR CALLS ON HIGHWAYS TO IMPLEMENT ONE WAY TRAFFIC SYSTEM

Crewkerne Town Councillor, Ben Hartshorn, has called on the Highways and Transport department at Somerset County Council to implement a one-way traffic system in Market Street as shops reopen. In a letter to John Woodman, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport at SCC, councillor Hartshorn quoted the Government’s message to…




FIRST WOODS OF NEW SEASON PLAYED AT BOWLING GREEN

The first woods of the new season were finally played at Severalls Jubilee Bowls Club on May 26th, following the postponement of the opening of the green, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Open Day and several social events have had to be cancelled but strict guidelines for play are…


SHOPS REOPEN BUT VERY FEW PEOPLE ARE VENTURING OUT

Many of Crewkerne’s shops, classed as selling non-essential items when the lockdown began 13 weeks ago, have reopened their doors to customers with Covid-19 hygiene precautions and social distancing measures in place. A visit to the town centre today by community reporter, Ana Collingridge, showed that very few people are…



FREEMASONS SPONSOR LODGE MEMBERS PRODUCTION OF PPE EAR PROTECTORS

Crewkerne Freemasons and the Somerset Provincial Grand Lodge are sponsoring Donald Gray’s production of PPE ear protectors for NHS staff, care workers and others employed on the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Gray who is a member of the Parrett and Axe Lodge, whose meetings are held at…


COPPICE OF TREES AND COMMUNITY ORCHARD APPROVED AT RECREATION GROUND

A request to plant a coppice of trees and a community orchard at Barn Street recreation ground has been approved by Crewkerne Town Council. Councillor Ben Hartshorn of the Environmental Working Group (EWG) advised councillors that a local resident had obtained £1,000 of funding from the Woodland Trust and was…



SUMMER READING CHALLENGE FOR CHILDREN LAUNCHES ONLINE

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge for children, presented by The Reading Agency, funded by Arts Council England and delivered in partnership with public libraries, launched on Saturday June 5th with the Silly Squad 2020 providing an afternoon and evening of fun. Crewkerne Library who always look forward to welcoming children…


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