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EXTENDED PARKING PERMIT AREA FOR PLAYGROUP BUT NO LOADING BAY AT CENTRE

The area covered by parking permits for the Jigsaw pre-school playgroup has been extended to include the underground car park at Waitrose but no loading bay has been allocated at the George Reynolds Centre. Parents who take their children to the popular weekday playgroup, which takes place in the GRC,…


20TH BIRTHDAY PARTY PLANS FOR CREWKERNE U3A

Crewkerne & District U3A is preparing to celebrate its 20th birthday in June, with an exhibition at the Victoria Hall, to be officially opened by the town’s Mayor, Councillor Robin Pailthorpe. All special interest groups that run under the auspices of the U3A are being asked to submit material for…


REHEARSALS FOR NEXT PRODUCTION BY CUDOS WELL UNDERWAY

Rehearsals for the next stage production by Crewkerne United Dramatic and Operatic Society (CUDOS) are well underway. The comedy drama ‘Bazaar And Rummage’ was written by the widely talented English writer and humorist Sue Townsend, famed for her Adrian Mole series of diaries. The play was first presented on stage…


LIBRARY AWAITS ARRIVAL OF AUTHOR FOR BOOK LAUNCH

Crewkerne Library is awaiting the arrival of international author Ian Andrew, who will launch his new book ‘Fall Guys’ at the library at 2 pm on Tuesday March 21st. Ian will be available to sign copies of his latest novel, the third in the Wright & Tran series. He will…


LITTLE MONKEYS AT TOY LIBRARY

Little Monkeys at the toy library is the new name for the Wednesday morning group, which meets in the Speedwell Hall in Abbey Street. Joint facilitators Hannah Smillie and Sarah Ellis, who stepped in to save Crewkerne Toy Library from closure, decided to keep part of the group’s original name…


CREWKERNE U3A TRIBUTE TO SOUTH WEST LEADER

Crewkerne & District U3A paid tribute to U3A trustee Diana Holdsworth, who is stepping down after three years. Val Warren of Crewkerne U3A said: “We thanked Diana for her leadership during the past three years. She will be missed and is a very hard act to follow.” Val Warren who…


LETS MEMBERS JUDGE LOGO COMPETITION

Members of the local LETS group met in Crewkerne to judge a competition for a new logo. The decision to replace the old image, which many felt gave the wrong impression of the organisation, was taken at the AGM of Yeovil & South Somerset LETS in East Chinnock village hall…


COME DINE WITH ME AT WADHAM SCHOOL

Students in the 6th form at Wadham School took part in their own version of ‘Come Dine With Me’ on Friday. The alternative timetable study day, included shopping to a specified budget for the ingredients and a presentation on food hygiene, before students split into groups to prepare the meal….


BAPTIST CHAPEL UP FOR SALE

The Baptist Chapel in North Street is up for sale by informal tender. It was built as a church hall in 1820 for a group of local Christians. The Grade 11 listed building was extended in 1830 and again in 1880, before the additional school rooms were added in 1932….


BUSINESS CHAMBER BREAKFAST MARKETING EVENTS

Crewkerne Area Business Chamber has been hosting a series of breakfast meetings on Marketing, to assist members in promoting their products and services. The first in the series of three early morning meetings, presented by Graham Butcher of Stav Martial Arts, took place in February. Its success led to two…


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