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U3AS PLEASED WITH INCREASE IN MEMBERSHIPS

Memberships of Crewkerne & District U3A and the other five University of the Third Age groups across South Somerset is on the increase. At a meeting of the Avalon network, which comprises of the U3As in Crewkerne & District, Chard and Ilminster, Yeovil, Camelot (Castle Cary), Somerton, Street and Glastonbury,…


BRITAIN’S FIRST DISABLED STRONGMAN VISITS FITNESS STUDIO

Britain’s first Disabled Strongman visited the LIFT fitness studio when it opened in Crewkerne. Gary Clarke and the proprietor Hadyn Potts have been friends since they first met at Yeovil College. At the opening ceremony of the new fitness studio in South Street, Gary demonstrated a seated dead-lift with weights…


ROTARIANS SHARE THEIR FUNDRAISING SUCCESSES AT COFFEE HOUSE

Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Crewkerne shared their fund-raising successes with shoppers, who stopped to talk to them over a cup of coffee at Costa. Members from the club, which is involved in a full range of activities for the benefit of the local community and for international Rotary…



BUSINESS CHAMBER TO HOST ITS LAST MARKETING EVENT IN CURRENT SERIES

Crewkerne Area Business Chamber will host its last marketing event, in the current series, with a breakfast meeting in Bilbys on Wednesday May 10th from 7.30 am to 9 am. Local businessman Graham Butcher will complete his series of three presentations on Marketing A Waste of Time & Money? He…


AMENDED PLANS FOR HOUSES AT DERELICT CHURCH FAILS TO CONVINCE TOWN COUNCILLORS

Amended plans for seven houses with parking spaces for fourteen cars at the derelict church of St Peter in Crewkerne, has failed to convince town councillors to change their minds on their previous objections. The planning application was submitted by the Clifton Diocese in July last year. They requested the…




FOOTBALL CLUB’S DONATION TO HOSPITAL LEAGUE OF FRIENDS

Crewkerne Rangers Football Club have presented a cheque for £650 to the League of Friends of Crewkerne Hospital. The donation is the result of a season of fund-raising activities, run by the football club, in aid of their chosen charity of the year. Scott Isaacs, the Rangers first team manager…


ELDERLY RESIDENTS CREATE SPECTACULAR DISPLAY OF POM-POMS

The elderly residents of Barn Crescent have created a spectacular display of pom-poms in their front gardens and on the grassed area outside of their community room. All the colourful woollen balls displayed, follow the theme of nursery rhymes and were made by the residents of the Yarlington retirement living…


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