Sprucing Up The Flower Beds

Crewkerne town council grounds and amenities staff were busy sprucing up the town’s flower beds and borders on Wednesday. This photo was taken of the lads weeding and tidying up the garden area outside the public conveniences near the library.

Town Mayor Re-elected For Fifth Term In Office

Crewkerne’s mayor, councillor Robin Pailthorpe has been re-elected to serve a 5th term in office. Town councillor Ben Hodgson is the new deputy mayor and takes over from last year’s deputy, councillor Andrea Stuart.

Safety Zone Erected For Removal Of Roof Stones

A Safety zone was erected around Crewkerne Town Hall yesterday, while four historic roof stones were expertly removed for repairs, by professional stone masons and structural engineers. The stone pinnacles at the front and rear of the historic building in Market Square, were found to be showing signs of cracking…

Town Crier Announces Honorary Citizens 2016

Crewkerne Town Crier David Craner announced the two successful nominees of this years’ Honorary Citizens Award at the Annual Town meeting of Electors in Victoria Hall. Martin Pakes, a trustee of ABCD and former chairman of Crewkerne Civic Society (now disbanded) was joined on the podium by Janet Harris, a…

Library To Stay Open With Revised Timetable

Friends of Crewkerne Library are celebrating as official news from Somerset Library Services has confirmed that the town’s library is to stay open with a revised timetable. The new timetable, due to take effect in June, will see Crewkerne Library close on Mondays at 1.30pm instead of its current time…

Re-living The Age Of Steam Trains

Train Passengers and railway enthusiasts were able to re-live the age of steam trains on Saturday morning, when the Tornado passed through Crewkerne station. The A1 Steam Locomotive, chugged through the main line train station on its journey from London Waterloo to Exeter with the down ‘Devon Belle’. Many spectators…

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