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ROTARIANS ENJOY FUNDRAISING SKITTLE MARATHON

The Rotary Club of Crewkerne District Trust enjoyed taking part in a skittles marathon, in aid of Children’s Hospice South West. The fundraising event, organised by the Rotary Club of Yeovil, saw an amazing number of pins knocked down, 1520 in 90 minutes. The Crewkerne team came 10th out of…


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YOUTH GROUP ENJOY WORKING WITH CREWKERNE IN BLOOM

Youngsters at the ALS Youth Group, who meet at the George reynolds Centre, are enjoying working with Crewkerne |In Bloom. Helping to brighten up Crewkerne, ready for the judging of the town’s floral displays in the South West In Bloom competition, members of ALS have been planting up herbs and…


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FIVE NEW HOUSES PLANNED FOR TOWN BROWNFIELD SITE

Five new houses are planned for a brownfield site in Crewkerne. The planning application submitted to South Somerset District Council requests listed building consent and full planning permission for the partial demolition of an existing barn and erection of four two-bedroomed houses with associated works at the former Wey &…


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SPIDER MAN BOOKED FOR NEW SERIES OF U3A LECTURES

Crewkerne & District U3A are organising another series of lectures, following the success of their Culture Bites season. One of the speakers already booked for the new talks, which are due to begin in the autumn, is Spider Man aka Simon Moore who is a Conservator of Natural Sciences. Simon…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Crewkerne AWareness celebrates its 7th Anniversary on Monday May 20th. The spiritual group, which meets monthly in the Unitarian Chapel hall at 7 pm is looking forward to welcoming Pippa Handley-Cooke from Plymouth as their guest speaker at the extra special meeting, which will include birthday cake and other refreshments….


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HISTORICAL ROMANTIC DRAMA FOR LAST FILM OF SEASON

Members of FilmCrew, Crewkerne & District Community Cinema, have selected a historical romantic drama for the last film of the season. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society will be shown at Wadham School auditorium on Friday May 24th at 7.30 pm. The 2018 film directed by Mike Newell and…


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FREE SHUTTLE BUS ASSET TO TOWN ON MONTHLY MARKET DAYS

A free shuttle bus, sponsored by the Antiques Bazaar and operated by volunteer drivers, is proving to be an asset to the town on monthly market days. The Crewkerne Voluntary Transport minibus is available on the third Saturday of the month, to coincide with the Farmers Market, Antiques & Vintage…


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LIONS CLUB AWARD WADHAM SIXTH FORMER

Crewkerne Lions Club have awarded Wadham School student Caitlin Moffatt with a cheque for £700, to put towards valuable resources for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Sixth former Caitlin participated in the Lions Club Young Ambassador Scheme and took part in a regional final for young people who are contributing…


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FUNDRAISING COFFEE AND CRAFTS MORNING BEFORE CHARITY ABSEIL

Sally Parsons and Emma Bromfield held a fundraising coffee and crafts morning at the Speedwell Hall ahead of their taking part in the Charity Abseil Challenge at Yeovil District Hospital on Sunday May 19th. Family members joined the two local women to help run the indoor event, which offered children…


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NEW MEMBERS JOIN JAZZ APPRECIATION GROUP

Two new members have joined Crewkerne & District U3A’s Jazz Appreciation group which meets monthly at the George Reynolds Centre. The group welcomed its new members at their April meeting where they studied the Jazz Messengers, a combo led by the renowned drummer Art Blakey. Guest speaker Roger Allen said:…


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