LAST CHANCE TO VISIT MUSEUM EXHIBITION ON CLUBS AND SOCIETIES

Crewkerne Museum is inviting those who have not yet seen its pop-up exhibition on Clubs & Societies, to visit before it ends on October 31st. The showcase of artefacts and memorabilia, recalling local groups and events of yesteryear, includes black and white photographs of a Children’s Carnival Competition circa 1948…


QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOUR FOR SERVICES TO COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELLBEING

A Crewkerne woman has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for Services to Community Health and Wellbeing. Angela Mary Singleton, Project Co-ordinator for Crewkerne Active Lifestyle was instrumental in the building and opening of Crewkerne Aqua Centre. The public swimming pool was officially opened by HRH the…


SCHOOL WORKING WITH PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND FOLLOWING CONFIRMED COVID CASE

Wadham School in Crewkerne is working with Public Health England, following a confirmed case of Covid-19 yesterday evening, in its Sixth form. In a recent statement, a spokesperson for Wadham School said: “Public Health England South West and Somerset County Council’s Public Health and Education teams are working together to…


RAILWAY EXHIBITION CELEBRATING 160TH ANNIVERSARY OPENS AT TOWN HALL

An exhibition to mark the 160th anniversary of the opening of Crewkerne Railway Station and the rail line between Yeovil Junction and Exeter Central, opened today in the Local Information Centre at the town hall. The public exhibition recording the momentous occasion on July 18th, 1860, when the inaugural train…


PUMPKINS AND OTHER LOCALLY PRODUCED FOOD AND DRINK AT FARMERS MARKET

Pumpkins will be on sale along with other quality locally produced food and drink at Crewkerne Farmers’ Market on Saturday October 17th. The monthly farmers market takes place outside of the Henhayes Centre from 9 am until 1 pm and everyone involved in setting up and running the market has…


SPIDERMAN DEMONSTRATES ACROBATIC SKILLS IN PLAY AREA

The Yeovil Spiderman demonstrated his acrobatic skills to a small group of children at the children’s play area in Henhayes field last Friday afternoon. The versatile entertainer from Yeovil, who dresses up as the Marvel super hero, alias Peter Parker, was invited to Crewkerne by local businessman Julian Campbell, owner…



SUCCESS OF NEW BUSINESS GROUP MEETINGS LEADS TO FORMAT CHANGE

Success of Crewkerne Business Group meetings, has led to a change in format for its next online meeting, taking place on Zoom, Thursday October 15th from 9 am – 10 am. The business group’s virtual sessions, which are open to new and existing businesses in the town, regardless of size,…


ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE TO UNDERGROUND ELECTRICITY CABLE CAUSES POWER CUT

Accidental damage to an underground electricity cable caused over a seven hour power cut to homes in the Ashlands Road area on Friday. Residents reported the power cut at around 5 pm, ironically the same time as a double rainbow appeared in the sky, making it brighter outside than indoors!…


REPORT ON SEEKING LEGAL ADVICE ON KITHILL DEVELOPMENT APPEAL DECISION

The next meeting of Crewkerne Town Council, Planning and Highways Committee, will include a report from Cllrs Charles Aslett and Mike Best regarding the action to seek legal advice over the appeal decision on the Kithill Development. The issue is number eight on the Agenda for the meeting, to be…


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