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MEN’S SHED CREATES REMEMBRANCE TREE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH HOSPITAL

Crewkerne & District Men’s Shed have created a remembrance tree, in partnership with Crewkerne Hospital, which will eventually be placed in the courtyard at the community hospital, with a short service. The Men’s Shed were delighted to make the base for the special tree to stand on and one of…


TOWN COUNCIL TO SEE IF APPEAL DECISION CAN BE LEGALLY CHALLENGED

Crewkerne Town Council has agreed to see if the appeal decision, to allow a housing development of up to 150 dwellings on land south of Kithill, can be legally challenged. Concerns were raised by members of the public at Monday evening’s online town council meeting. In the Open Forum, questions…



FIRE CREW EXTINGUISH CAR SET ALIGHT DELIBERATELY

Fire Crew from Crewkerne Station extinguished a car fire in Kingswood Road, in the early hours of June 26th. One fire appliance was mobilised at around 01:05 hrs last Friday morning, after a member of the public reported the incident. On arrival, it was confirmed by the Incident Commander that…


CLUB MEMBER DEMONSTRATES HEADBANDS MADE FOR HOSPITAL STAFF

Long standing member of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne, Veronica Chard, demonstrated how her handmade headbands help to protect the ears when wearing facial masks. Veronica shared her successful design, made with assorted fabrics and decorated with pink buttons, when six club members, including President Trisha Perry, met outdoors…


FITTING TRIBUTE TO LOCAL FOOTBALL LEGEND

A fitting tribute to a local football legend, family man and friend to many, will take place next Friday, July 3rd, with social distancing in place. Barry Bisgrove, who passed away recently at the age of 69 years, will begin his final journey from Merriott recreation ground at approximately 1.30…


FULL AGENDA FOR MONDAY’S TOWN COUNCIL MEETING ON ZOOM

The next meeting of Crewkerne Town Council, to be held with remote viewing on Zoom at 6.45 pm on Monday June 29th, contains a full agenda. Main points on the agenda include Item 7b) In respect of planning reference 18/01737/OUT, land south of Kit Hill, to discuss the appeal decision…



GARDEN ACCESS TO BECOME DISABLED FRIENDLY

Access to the Speedwell Hall’s walled garden will become disabled friendly, thanks to a £1,000 grant from Ecclesiastical in their Movement for Good awards. The specialist insurer is giving £1 million to charities this summer and trustees at The Speedwell are delighted to announce that the hall in Abbey Street,…


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