MINI SAGAS WRITTEN BY SCHOOL STUDENTS PUBLISHED IN ANTHOLOGY

Mini sagas written by students at Wadham School have been published in a Young Writers Anthology. The collection of dystopian short stories, based on the topic of being ‘Hunted’ were restricted to 100 words and selected from entries submitted by students across the country, in a creative writing competition for…


VACANCY ARISEN ON TOWN COUNCIL FOLLOWING COUNCILLOR’S RESIGNATION

A vacancy for a town councillor on Crewkerne Town Council has arisen, following the resignation of Councillor, Mr Ben Hartshorn. Mr Hartshorn, who stood as a Green Party candidate in the Parish Elections of May last year, was successfully voted in for a four year term of office. His resignation…


TOWN COUNCIL BEGINS LIVE-STREAMING MONTHLY MEETINGS

Crewkerne Town Council will begin live-streaming its remotely held monthly meetings on Monday September 28th.Members of the public who wish to attend can access the meeting through the following link:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTA9K-7L4Onjcli2Gtz7tCg Please note that, when accessing this link, users should click on ‘videos’. If there is no live-stream already in progress, then…


REWILDING PROJECT AT ST BARTHOLOMEWS CHURCHYARD ENCOURAGES RETURN OF BUTTERFLIES

Crewkerne In Bloom’s rewilding project at St Bartholomew’s churchyard is encouraging the return of butterflies, ladybirds, bees and other insects to a natural habitat. The area where the rewilding is taking place is marked with blue hearts, painted by CiB committee member, Sue Ayers. Volunteers from the award winning community…


NEW SHOP OPENS SELLING FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

A new shop, selling fresh fruit, vegetables, salad and other food products, opened this morning in the George Shopping Centre. The Veg Shed at Unit 9 in the popular shopping precinct, is a family run business which opened its first fruit and vegetable store at Kelly’s Yard, Parrett Works in…


RAILWAY ARTIST PRESENTS HISTORIC LOCOMOTIVE PICTURE TO STATION FRIENDS

Well known railway artist, Paul Thurston, has presented a painting of the historic locomotive, Crewkerne, to the Friends of Crewkerne Station. The painting, which shows the locomotive named after the town’s railway station in its rebuilt condition, was accepted on behalf of FOCS by Crewkerne Mayor, Kathy Head. The original…


LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND ORGANISATIONS INVITED TO APPLY FOR GRANTS

Community groups and charitable organisations based within Crewkerne are invited to apply for grants by Crewkerne Town Council. Application forms are available from the town hall or can be downloaded from www.crewkerne-tc.gov.ukThe deadline for grant applications is 1 pm on Friday October 2nd and applicants will be contacted in November.Successful recipients…


VEHICLES DELIBERATELY SET ON FIRE IN ACT OF ARSON

Three vehicles were deliberately set on fire, in an act of arson in the Gouldsbrook View area of the town. One fire engine from Crewkerne Fire Station responded to reports of a fire, at around 01:58 hrs on September 12th. On arrival at the scene, the fire crew confirmed that…


FARMERS MARKET WELCOMES THREE NEW FOOD PRODUCERS

Crewkerne Farmers’ Market welcomes three new food producers to its monthly market in town on Saturday September 19th. Joining the regular line-up of stalls selling top quality and award winning locally produced food and drink are Porky Blinders with quality meat from their Oxford Sandy Black pigs, raised with the…


WINNERS OF ROTARY’S SCARECROW COMPETITION

Crewkerne District Rotary have announced the winners of its Scarecrow Competition, which attracted a total of 46 entries from private households and businesses in Crewkerne. Judging took place on Saturday September 12th, with points awarded out of a top score of five for originality, imagination, impact and effort. Due to…


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