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SCHOOL INVITES COMMUNITY USERS OF SPORTS CENTRE TO MAKE CONTACT

Wadham School is inviting community groups and organisations who are regular users of the 1610 Sports Centre to make contact by sending an email to sportscentre@wadhamschool.co.uk In a general statement issued by Wadham School, Headteacher Matthew Gardner said: “We would ideally liked to have contacted regular users of the leisure centre…


LETS GET TOGETHER FOR COFFEE

Members of Yeovil & South Somerset LETS held their January coffee morning in the Home Bakery at the Antiques Bazaar in Crewkerne. The group whose members include many who live in Crewkerne and the surrounding villages, enjoyed discussing a variety of topics and their forthcoming AGM in February which will…


LAST YEAR OF BELLING AND YELLING

Town Crier David Craner will call time on his ‘belling and yelling’ at the end of this year. David who has been the Town Crier in Crewkerne for 12 years, Beaminster for 10 years and Seaton for approximately seven years, will hang up his bell after the Lighting Up Night…


UNHEARD OF FRENCH CALENDAR DATES EXPLAINED BY CHAIR

The Chair of Crewkerne & District U3A Sheila Seymour introduced members to the French Revolutionary Calendar at the organisations January meeting. Sheila explained that the new calendar was created in 1793, at the time of the guillotine when the King and Queen of France and hundreds of aristocrats were sentenced…


NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR HONOURED CITIZEN AWARD

Nominations are invited for this year’s Honoured Citizen Award by Crewkerne Town Council. The annual award which started in 1997 recognises members of the local community who have volunteered their services and given their time across the town, be it publicly or behind the scenes. Last year’s recipient of the…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

Crewkerne Conservative Club are holding a charity Quiz Night on Sunday January 20th. Proceeds from the event which starts at 7 pm will help towards the cost of the trip to India by pupils at Maiden Beech Academy. Seven pupils and members of staff will be visiting the Sree Siddaganga…


JAPANESE CUISINE PROVES POPULAR ADDITION TO STREET FOOD

Japanese cuisine is proving to be a popular addition to the street food available in Crewkerne. Professional chef Hideki Koike who previously worked in AP rosette award pubs, hotels and restaurants in Cornwall before moving to South Somerset, opened his Japanese Pop-Up Takeaway at Barret Bros in Market Street on…


FIVE NOMINATIONS FOR MEMORIAL TROPHY AT RUNNERS AWARDS EVENING

Rebel Runners received five nominations for the Dave Carter Memorial Trophy at their annual awards evening, held in Oscars wine bar. The club’s main award, voted for by members and awarded for persistence, determination and commitment to the club, as well as their running, is in memory of fellow runner…


PARISH BOOK BACK IN STOCK AFTER DEMAND EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

A book that was launched at St Bartholomew’s Church at the beginning of December with an author signing day is back in stock after demand exceeded expectations. Crewkerne Parish – its Church and People, written by professional architect Peter Wingrave and illustrated with many new specially commissioned photographs taken by…


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BUSY START TO NEW YEAR FOR CREWKERNE FIRE STATION

It was a busy start to the New Year for Crewkerne Fire Station with two emergency call-outs on January 3rd and 4th. On the Thursday morning, Crewkerne were called to assist Beaminster after the West Dorset fire station received a report of a house fire at around 0905 hrs. The…


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