FORTH-COMING TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES

Somerset County Council has advised of two forth-coming temporary road closures in Crewkerne. The first affecting Curriott Hill Road is to enable Western Power Distribution to carry out electricity pole replacement works. The works are expected to commence on December 1st and last for two days. All traffic will be…


ORGANICALLY GROWN MICRO-GREENS AND SEASONAL GUESTS JOIN FARMERS MARKET

Crewkerne Farmers’ Market returns on Saturday, November 21st with seasonal guests and a local producer of organically grown micro-greens joining the regular line-up of stalls. The monthly market which takes place outside of Henhayes Centre from 9 am – 1 pm, has been given the go-ahead to continue operating during…


GREAT SUPPORT OF LEGION’S WINDOW COMPETITIONS FOR POPPY APPEAL

Crewkerne’s businesses and local community showed great support for the window competitions, organised by the Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion in aid of this year’s Poppy Appeal. Twenty nine of the town’s businesses with shop frontage took part in the Spot the Wartime Object competition, which was won…


FRIENDS OF STATION TO GO ONLINE FOR ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friends of Crewkerne Station are going online this year to conduct their Annual General Meeting. The AGM takes place on Zoom, Wednesday November 25th at 7.30 pm. Included in the agenda are; reports from chairman Tony Reese, secretary Gail Coleshill, treasurer Mike Tuck, social secretary Heather Sergeant, membership secretary Sue…


QUIETER AND DIGNIFIED SERVICE OF REMEMBRANCE AT WAR MEMORIAL

Remembrance 2020 was not forgotten in Crewkerne with a shorter and quieter service at Severalls war memorial on Remembrance Sunday, attended by representatives from the military, town council, scouts, Royal British Legion branch and this year’s Poppy Mascot, a pupil from St Bartholomew’s First School – affiliated friends of Crewkerne…


PREPARATORY WORKS TO BEGIN AT NEW LONG STAY CAR PARK SITE

Preparatory works on the Millers Garage site will begin shortly. The vacant plot was acquired by South Somerset District Council in 2014, with a view to constructing a car park, to alleviate the problem of a shortfall in long stay parking in Crewkerne. Crewkerne Town Council are the owners of…


TEACHER TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AT FIRST SCHOOL

A teacher at Ashlands Church of England First School in Crewkerne has tested positive for Covid-19. 22 pupils who were in close contact with the teacher, have been asked to self-isolate at home for 14 days. Following discussions with Public Health England, the school has released the following statement: “Public…


CREWKERNE BUSINESS GROUP WELCOMES GUEST SPEAKER ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Crewkerne Business Group will welcome a guest speaker on Economic Development at their next online meeting, which takes place on Thursday November 12th, between 9 am and 10 am. Joe Walsh, South Somerset District Council’s Economic Development Officer, will talk about his role, the future for Crewkerne and provide an…


TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE FOR HIGHWAYS TO CARRY OUT SURFACE WORKS

A temporary road closure of Cathole Bridge Road and Henley Road came into effect today. The closure prohibits all traffic from proceeding along a stretch of the roads mentioned for a distance of 3318 metres. The order has been issued by Somerset County Council, to enable Highways to carry out…


TOWN COUNCIL’S NEXT MEETING COVERS THREE DIFFERENT AGENDAS

Crewkerne Town Council’s next meeting on Monday November 9th, beginning at 6.45 pm, covers three different agendas. The evening begins with a meeting of the Planning and Highways Committee, followed by a meeting of the Amenities Committee and concludes with a meeting of Full Council. Members of the public who…


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