MYSTERY COACH TOUR KEEPS CLUB MEMBERS GUESSING

A mystery coach tour for Crewkerne & District U3A’s Serendipity Club kept members guessing. The tour organised by Jan Simpson of the U3A club, left Crewkerne with 35 members on board. The coach driver changed directions many times to keep the suspense of the tour’s final destination going. Jan suggested…


COMMUNITY SHOW GREAT RESPECT ON REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY/ARMISTICE DAY

The community showed great respect as Crewkerne remembered the Fallen of the First and Second World Wars and in conflicts since on Remembrance Sunday/Armistice Day. Following the parade to the Severalls War Memorial, led by Trevor Crease, a candle of Remembrance was lit by Lieutenant Corporal Denis Galvin of the…


OVER 100 ATTEND MUSEUM ART EXHIBITION PREVIEW EVENING

Over 100 people attended the preview evening of Crewkerne & District Museums Art Exhibition, despite the stormy weather conditions with gale force winds and heavy rain. A brisk trade in sales of the exhibits was reported by Museum Administrator Janet Harris. Janet said: “Visitors are enjoying the high standards and…


LOCAL HISTORY GROUP HEAR ABOUT TOWN’S SHARP SHOOTING DADS ARMY

The Local History group of Crewkerne & District U3A heard about the sharp shooters of the Crewkerne Company of the Home Guard during the Second World War. Guest speaker local researcher Colin Coggan told members that Crewkerne used to have one of the best Dads Army platoons in the country….


RECYCLING CENTRE SAVED FROM THREAT OF CLOSURE

Crewkerne Recycling Centre at Blacknell Lane Industrial Estate has been saved from the threat of closure. Of the 16 sites across the county run by Somerset Waste Partnership, it is one of two with the lowest usage and highest costs. From April 1st next year, the Crewkerne site will be…


ROTARY SHOP OFFICIALLY OPENED BY DEPUTY MAYOR

Crewkerne’s Deputy Mayor Cllr Robin Pailthorpe officially opened the Rotary Shop this morning. This year’s Rotary Shop which will be open until the beginning of the New Year is in the former Noah’s antiques shop in Market Street. The premises is owned by Andrew Evans of AME Maintenance, who has…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

The RSPCA Regional Press Officer, Suzanne Norbury, for the South West has issued advice for anyone who has concerns their pet may have been poisoned. “We are encouraging pet owners to keep an eye on the well-being of their animals and if they are showing symptoms of poisoning please get…


THEME FOR CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL IS CHRISTMAS FILMS/MOVIES

The theme for this year’s Christmas Tree Festival at St Bartholomew’s Church is Christmas films/movies but not White Christmas. Official entry forms are now available for those wishing to exhibit a tree, which can be fresh, artificial or hand-made. The entry forms must be returned to hilary.leamon@btinternet.com by November 20th….


LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP FOR LIGHTING UP NIGHT PARADE

A Lantern Making Workshop will be run in Victoria Hall on Saturday November 24th from 10 am until 5 pm, in preparation for a new parade on Lighting Up Night. The lanterns will join Santa’s procession through Market Street on Friday November 30th, and light his way to switch on…


HARRY POTTER FANS HAVE FUN AT CREWKERNE LIBRARY

Children from eight to 12 years old who are fans of Harry Potter enjoyed becoming Hogwarts students at a half-term activity in Crewkerne Library. The students who were dressed for the part were greeted by popular character Professor Dolores Umbridge, the half blood witch at the Ministry of Magic. While…


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