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TALES OF MURDER,MYSTERY,GENEROSITY AND VALOR AT CEMETERY OPEN DAY

Tales of murder, mystery, generosity and valor were shared with visitors at a well attended open day at Townsend Cemetery. Tracey Warren, Funeral Director at A.E Stoodley & Son in Crewkerne, conducted a guided tour of notable graves, after a talk in the chapel, which introduced the great changes made…


GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO RESEARCH FAMILY HISTORY AT CEMETERY OPEN DAY

Next Sunday provides a great opportunity to research family history at the Townsend Cemetery Open Day, when burial registers will be made available for visitors to browse through. Town councillors will be in attendance to assist members of the public with their ancestral record searches. Admission is free on Sunday…


FUNDRAISING FETE AT WADHAM SCHOOL FOR ABLE2ACHIEVE TRUST

The Able2Achieve Trust fundraising fete at Wadham School on Sunday September 4th from 10am until 4pm, promises to be a fantastic day out for all the family. Latest attractions, added to the original line-up of games, craft stalls, live music, community groups, BBQ, bouncy castle, classic cars and grand draw,…


Town Centre Post Office To Re-open Soon At New Premises

Crewkerne’s town centre Post Office, formerly in East Street, will re-open at new premises in Dailyz Tech, 11 Market Street, with improved lighting, level access and longer opening hours to include Saturdays and Sundays. The Post Offices’ regional network manager Sue Whittall confirmed that concerns raised during the public consultation…



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…


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