UPSETTING DISCOVERY OF CHIPPED HEADSTONES AND CORNERSTONES AT CEMETERY

A recent discovery of chipped headstones and cornerstones at Townsend Cemetery has caused distress for families whose relative’s graves have been damaged. At least nine headstones, constructed of Portland stone and erected by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, have been chipped at the sides and several other graves have received…


CREWKERNE’S FIRST BURGER BAR OPENS FOR TAKEAWAY SERVICE

Crewkerne’s first burger bar opens today at 4.30 pm for takeaway service at Bilbys in Market Street. The Burger Shed@Bilbys is a new business in the town, which will be run by Rob Cottle. Rob has 23 years experience working in the food and licensing trade, mainly in the West…


STOCK DONATION DAYS AT CHARITY SHOPS

Crewkerne charity shops are looking forward to reopening their doors to the public from April 12th. In preparation for their relaunch of trading in the town, two shops have recently announced Stock Donation Days. The Children’s Society will be happy to accept donations of good quality stock, consisting of ladies,…


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…


WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com