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NEW BUSINESS GROUP AIMS TO UNITE LOCAL BUSINESSES AND PROMOTE TOWN

A new business group, which held its inaugural meeting on Zoom last week, is aiming to unite local businesses and promote the town of Crewkerne. The catalyst for forming Crewkerne Business Group was a business breakfast morning, organised by Crewkerne Town Council and held at the George Reynolds Centre in…


COLOURFUL FLOWER BED WITH IMPROVED VISIBILITY FOR MOTORISTS

A stipa gigantea in the Church Street flower bed was recently cut back as it was obscuring the view of road signs at the junction with Market Street. The ornamental grass with tufts of foliage and spikes of flowers has now been removed completely and will be replanted by Crewkerne…




WASHING MACHINE STOLEN FROM CAMPSITE GIVING HOLIDAYS TO OUT OF WORK ACTORS

A washing machine was stolen from the bathroom at Clapton Farm Caravan and Campsite, some time on July 19th. The campsite, situated in a rural setting close to the Somerset and Dorset border, has only recently reopened to visitors, in line with the Government’s Covid-19 health and safety guidelines. A…


LIBRARY ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF HAPPY DAYS POETRY COMPETITION

Crewkerne Library has announced the winners of its recent poetry competition, which was open to all age groups, with the theme of Happy Days. In the under 10’s section of the competition, the winner is Evie Howe, a pupil at St Bartholomew’s First School. Evie’s winning poem, A Happy Summer’s…


STATION’S OPENING MUSIC PLAYED AT SCALED DOWN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Handel’s oratorio, ‘Hail the Conquering Hero’ played 160 years ago by brass bands from Beaminster and Yeovil at the opening ceremony of Crewkerne Railway Station, was played on euphonium by John Coleshill on Saturday morning. The musical piece, written in 1747 by German born British Baroque music composer, Georg Friedrich…


FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION POINT WEEKLY IN TOWN CENTRE

Free bags of food will be available weekly from a new food distribution point in the town centre. Michael and Kate Fox have set up Crewkerne Community Kitchen which is kindly being hosted, out of normal business hours, by Bar 5 in Market Street, on Thursday mornings from 10.30 am…


SHOPPERS DELIGHT AS PUBLIC TOILETS REOPEN

The Ladies and Gents toilets in Falkland Square reopened earlier this week, with health and safety signs in place, to remind people to keep to the recommended social distance and wash their hands. The single toilet for those with disabilities, at the end of the block, for which a key…



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