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RARE SAXON COINS STOLEN DURING BURGLARY AT ANTIQUES SHOP

Rare saxon coins were among items stolen from an upstairs antiques business, sometime between 5 pm on Thursday July 30th and 9 am the following day. Other valuable items stolen from the glass display cabinets at Attic Antiques in Market Street, included a large amount of antique jewellery and hallmarked…


UPDATES ON KEY ISSUES AT TOWN COUNCIL’S NEXT MEETING

Updates on key issues, which local residents are keen to hear, will be given at the next meeting of Crewkerne Town Council’s Planning and Highways Committee, to be conducted on Zoom at 6.45 pm on Monday August 10th. Councillors will recieve an update on the action to seek legal advice…


MUSEUM POP-UP EXHIBITIONS CONTINUE WITH SHOWCASE OF LOCAL ARTISTS WORKS

Pop-Up exhibitions at Crewkerne & District Museum continue with a showcase of work by local artists. The ‘Best of Britishness’ exhibition by artists, Karen Dupe and Alison Mitchell opens from today, on Fridays and Saturdays, 11 am – 2 pm. Both of these artists engage with the natural world in…


CLOSURE OF STRETCH OF MAIN ROAD FOR REMOVAL OF DISEASED TREES

A stretch of the main Crewkerne to Chard road at St Rayn Hill will be closed on weekdays from Friday August 7th, from 08:30 hrs – 16:30 hrs, for the removal of ash dieback trees. The works are being carried out by Arboricare Ltd, contracted by Somerset Highways and are…



SIX TOWN BUSINESSES SIGN UP FOR EAT OUT TO HELP OUT

Six businesses within walking distance of Crewkerne town centre, have already signed up for the ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ scheme, offering a 50 per cent discount across menus and saving up to £10 per person. The Government initiative, promoted by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, began yesterday and runs on Mondays,…



LIBRARY OFFERS ORDER AND COLLECT SERVICE WITH ALTERED OPENING HOURS

Crewkerne Library will offer an order and collect service when it reopens on Monday August 3rd at 10 am. Customers will need to request books, talking books and DVDs by email, telephone or by completing a Reading Request form, available at https://secure1.somerset.gov.uk/forms/portalshowform.asp A spokesperson for Crewkerne Library said: “We are very pleased…



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