NEW LOCATION FOR THIS MONTH’S FARMERS MARKET

Crewkerne Farmers’ Market will take place on Saturday, December 19th from 9 am – 1 pm in Stokes Partners car park, around the corner from the solicitor’s offices at Kingfisher House in Market Square. An alternative location for this month’s market had to be found quickly, when its usual home…


COMMUNITY RAIL PARTNERSHIP VISIT STATION TO JUDGE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

The chairman of Blackmore Vale Community Rail Partnership, Derek Beer and partnership officer Caroline Rowland, recently visited Crewkerne station to judge the Christmas decorations. The visitors were greeted by a small group of Friends of Crewkerne Station, dressed as elves and Customer Ambassador, Tim Mears who was wearing his special…


CHEQUE PRESENTATION TO POPPY APPEAL

A cheque for £200 was presented to the Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion, for this year’s Poppy Appeal, at the Antiques Bazaar last Wednesday afternoon. Every year since 2013 ex-serviceman Keith Chinn, who has a unit at the antiques and vintage centre in South Street, has donated a…


LIVE CAROLS WITH FESTIVE MUSIC AT ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH

Live carol singing with festive music, to lift your spirits, takes place at St Bartholomew’s Church in Crewkerne on Friday December 18th, beginning at 7.30 pm. Tickets for the specially devised seasonal concert, organised by the Friends of St Bart’s who run fundraising events to help conserve the 15th century,…


SANTA’S ANNUAL VISIT AROUND THE TOWN

Crewkerne District Rotary have confirmed the roads in the town, that Santa will be visiting on his Christmas sleigh, beginning this evening from 6 pm. Today’s route is Lang Road, Bushfields, Langmead Road, Langmead Square, Southmead Cresecent, Severalls Park Avenue, Furland Road, South Street and Hermitage Street. Tomorrow evening, Wednesday…


VOLUNTEER MARSHALS URGENTLY NEEDED FOR WHEN COVID-19 VACCINATIONS BEGIN

Volunteer marshals are urgently needed for when Covid-19 vaccinations begin in Crewkerne. Preparations are being made to vaccinate the over 80’s at the Henhayes Centre. Provisional dates given, indicate that the programme is due to start later this week but no confirmation has so far been received. In a statement…


HIGH NUMBERS EXPECTED TO VIEW COUNCIL’S NEXT PLANNING AND HIGHWAYS COMMITTEE MEETING

High numbers of local residents are expected to view next Monday’s meeting of Crewkerne Town Council’s, Planning and Highways Committee. 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…


CHRISTMAS CRIB TO REMAIN IN STORAGE THIS YEAR

The Christmas crib usually displayed on a plinth outside of Crewkerne Town Hall, will remain in storage this year. In a recent statement from Crewkerne Town Council, a spokesperson said: “The town council have made the sad decision not to install the crib on the plinth this year at the…



CAMPAIGN TO SAVE MATURE LIME TREES AT ENTRANCE TO DEVELOPMENT

A campaign is underway to save 8 well established lime trees from being felled. Removal of the mature trees on Station Road, estimated to each be around 40 metres in height, have appeared on the latest Landscape Strategy plan L 94.06, drawn up on behalf of developers Taylor Wimpey Exeter,…


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