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LORRY DRIVER FAILS TO STOP IN TRAFFIC INCIDENT

The driver of a lorry, travelling along Hermitage Street towards West Street at 3.30 pm yesterday afternoon, failed to stop after being involved in a minor collision with a stationary vehicle, which resulted in scratched paintwork to the side of the car and broken glass to its rear light. Having…


CELEBRATE LIBRARIES WEEK ONLINE AND MAKE AUTUMN LEAVES

Libraries Week launches online on October 5th, exploring the innovative and surprising things that libraries are doing to support their communities. The annual showcase of the best that libraries have to offer, will be celebrated at Crewkerne Library on Wednesday October 7th with an online family story time and sing-along…


TAKEAWAY BREAKFAST BAPS AVAILABLE AT COMMUNITY CENTRE DURING FLU CLINICS

Takeaway breakfast baps and teas and coffees will be available at Henhayes Centre this weekend, while the flu clinics take place in a collection of gazebos outside the George Reynolds Centre. The Henhayes car park will be closed to the general public. Vaccinations against the flu virus for 65 year…


MINI SAGAS WRITTEN BY SCHOOL STUDENTS PUBLISHED IN ANTHOLOGY

Mini sagas written by students at Wadham School have been published in a Young Writers Anthology. The collection of dystopian short stories, based on the topic of being ‘Hunted’ were restricted to 100 words and selected from entries submitted by students across the country, in a creative writing competition for…


VACANCY ARISEN ON TOWN COUNCIL FOLLOWING COUNCILLOR’S RESIGNATION

A vacancy for a town councillor on Crewkerne Town Council has arisen, following the resignation of Councillor, Mr Ben Hartshorn. Mr Hartshorn, who stood as a Green Party candidate in the Parish Elections of May last year, was successfully voted in for a four year term of office. His resignation…


TOWN COUNCIL BEGINS LIVE-STREAMING MONTHLY MEETINGS

Crewkerne Town Council will begin live-streaming its remotely held monthly meetings on Monday September 28th.Members of the public who wish to attend can access the meeting through the following link:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTA9K-7L4Onjcli2Gtz7tCg Please note that, when accessing this link, users should click on ‘videos’. If there is no live-stream already in progress, then…


REWILDING PROJECT AT ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCHYARD ENCOURAGES RETURN OF BUTTERFLIES

Crewkerne In Bloom’s rewilding project at St Bartholomew’s churchyard is encouraging the return of butterflies, ladybirds, bees and other insects to a natural habitat. The area where the rewilding is taking place is marked with blue hearts, painted by CiB committee member, Sue Ayers. Volunteers from the award winning community…


NEW SHOP OPENS SELLING FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

A new shop, selling fresh fruit, vegetables, salad and other food products, opened this morning in the George Shopping Centre. The Veg Shed at Unit 9 in the popular shopping precinct, is a family run business which opened its first fruit and vegetable store at Kelly’s Yard, Parrett Works in…


RAILWAY ARTIST PRESENTS HISTORIC LOCOMOTIVE PICTURE TO STATION FRIENDS

Well known railway artist, Paul Thurston, has presented a painting of the historic locomotive, Crewkerne, to the Friends of Crewkerne Station. The painting, which shows the locomotive named after the town’s railway station in its rebuilt condition, was accepted on behalf of FOCS by Crewkerne Mayor, Kathy Head. The original…


LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND ORGANISATIONS INVITED TO APPLY FOR GRANTS

Community groups and charitable organisations based within Crewkerne are invited to apply for grants by Crewkerne Town Council. Application forms are available from the town hall or can be downloaded from www.crewkerne-tc.gov.ukThe deadline for grant applications is 1 pm on Friday October 2nd and applicants will be contacted in November.Successful recipients…


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