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PATHWAY ON HENHAYES FIELD TO BE CONSIDERED BY TOWN COUNCIL

A proposal put forward by A Better Crewkerne and District (ABCD) for a pathway on Henhayes recreation field will be discussed at today’s online meeting of Crewkerne Town Council at 6.45 pm. Members of the public who wish to attend can access the meeting through the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTA9K-7L4Onjcli2Gtz7tCg –…


SHOP WINDOW SMASHED IN ATTEMPTED BREAK IN AT CYCLE SHOP

A shop window was smashed in an attempted break in at Cyclelogical in East Street, in the early hours of Thursday morning. The laminated glass was severely damaged as unknown raiders, driving a dark transit/traffic type van with the last letter a J, U or O, attempted to gain unlawful…


ELECTRIC SCOOTERS AVAILABLE TO RENT OUTSIDE TOWN HALL

Electric Scooters are now available to rent from outside of Crewkerne Town Hall and from a parking bay in North Street. The rollout of E-Scooters in Crewkerne and in Chard follows on from the Department of Transport E Scooter Yeovil Trial in partnership with micro-mobility operator Zwings. Joe Lewin, Zwings…


FRIENDS OF STATION ALLOWED BACK ON PLATFORMS TO TEND FLOWERS

Friends of Crewkerne Station have been allowed back on the platforms to tend to flower planters and tidy up the banks. Covid-19 restrictions have been eased by South Western Railway and Network Rail, in line with recent Government guidance. The volunteers are once again able to carry out their gardening…


CHILDREN CAMPAIGN TO SAVE SCHOOL FROM ENFORCED CHANGES BY COUNTY COUNCIL

Children at Maiden Beech Academy in Crewkerne have joined a local campaign to save schools in the Crewkerne and Ilminster area from ‘enforced’ changes by Somerset County Council. The pupils arrived at the school in Lyme Road with banners and posters, following the decision by Cabinet members at SCC, at…


MYSTERY OF SONIC BOOM SOLVED BUT WHERE ARE METEORITE FRAGMENTS

The mystery of the sonic boom heard on Saturday afternoon has been solved, with experts in the meteorological field confirming it was caused by a “bolide class meteor” that had entered the Earth’s atmosphere at around 14:53 hrs on March 20th. This rare daytime phenomenon of a fireball of space…


LADIES RUGBY TEAM PLAYER AND FOUNDER A FINALIST FOR NATIONAL AWARD

Emma Nebel of Crewkerne Rugby Club is a finalist in the Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer Of The Year 2020 Awards. Emma plays rugby for the Crewkerne ladies team which she started in November 2018. Emma said: “We started the ladies team with in the region of 20 players, that had never…


ARCHIE AND PALS EMBARK ON ENCHANTING ADVENTURES IN NEW CHILDRENS BOOK

Archie and his pals embark on a series of enchanting adventures in a new childrens’ book, written and illustrated by local author, Anushka du Puget. Lord Archibald, a friendly and inquisitive Schnauzer, is joined on his escapades by canine friends Bentley, a smart Chihuahua, Coco, a feisty Yorkshire terrier and…


BUSINESS GROUP PRESENTATIONS ON SMALL BUSINESSES AND RE-LAUNCH OF TRADING

The next online meeting of Crewkerne Business Group, from 9 am – 10 am on Thursday March 18th, will include presentations by Ruth and Keith Lambert from the Federation of Small Businesses and Rachel Knight on the Re-Launch and Fiverfest for Crewkerne shops and businesses, who have been closed during…


COMMUNITY SUPPORT SCHEME PROVED VITAL DURING PANDEMIC CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY

A community support scheme which has provided essential services to local residents who are vulnerable or have been shielding or isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic, celebrates its 1st anniversary today. The Be A Good Neighbour charity, run by Crewkerne Community Church with a large team of volunteers, began 12 months…


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