NEWS

TOWN COUNCIL MEETINGS RESUME ON MONDAY WITH REMOTE VIEWING

Crewkerne Town Council are resuming their council meetings on Monday May 18th at 6.45 pm with remote viewing. Members of the public who wish to attend the online meeting are requested to contact the council via email, towncouncil@crewkerne-tc.gov.uk In the reply email, they will be given details of how to…



TENT BECOMES AIRBORNE IN STRONG WIND

Gusts of wind that gained in strength on Sunday evening presented many unusual obstacles on main roads. Key workers, returning home from late shifts, reported having to drive extra carefully, due to waste bins, recycling boxes and other debris on the roads, in addition to the usual sightings of badgers,…


LETTERBOX DELIVERY OF SEEDS IN SECOND RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS

The Rotary Cub of Crewkerne District have surprised many local residents, with a letterbox delivery of sunflower seeds. The club’s second Random Act of Kindness, which took place between May 6th – 12th, was supported by Crewkerne Running Club and saw approximately 1,000 packages of sunflower seeds, delivered to householders,…


LIBRARY REACHES DAY 50 OF ONLINE CHALLENGES

Crewkerne Library has reached Day 50 of its stay at home challenges, since closing its doors seven weeks ago, due to Government guidelines to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to the daily challenge, the library has also been posting reading challenges, other interactive activities and videos…


CREWKERNE RECYCLING CENTRE ONE OF LAST FIVE SITES TO REOPEN

Crewkerne Recycling Centre at Blacknell Lane will be one of the last five sites in Somerset to reopen, along with Cheddar, Castle Cary (Dimmer), Minehead and Somerton, from Tuesday May 26th. Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) have announced that there other 11 recycling sites across the county, at Chard, Bridgwater (Saltlands),…



CELEBRATE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY IN SAFETY AT HOME

Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion are inviting people to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday May 8th, by decorating their windows in red, white and blue and enjoying a picnic in the safety of their own garden. Branch secretary Alice Samuel said: “We are disappointed…


NETWORK PREMIERE OF SHORT FILMS MADE BY YOUNG PEOPLE

The network premiere of five short films made by young people in Crewkerne in 2005, in collaboration with Crewkerne & District Museum & Heritage Centre, takes place next Friday at 7.30 pm. The project that gave young people in the town the opportunity to make films about their local heritage…


HELP TWINNERS IDENTIFY YOUNG GIRL IN 1996 PHOTOGRAPH

Crewkerne & District Twinning Association have been looking through photographs of their twinning history with Igny and Bures sur Yvette in France. Members have come across this photograph, taken in Crewkerne in 1996 at the 20th anniversary celebration of their twinning with Igny. The Mayor of Igny, Derek Esp and…


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