ALTERNATIVE ACCESS ROAD TO CONTROVERSIAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

An alternative access road to the proposed housing development in fields south of Kit Hill may be possible, following news that a green belt of land opposite the Old Stagecoach Inn on Station Road is being considered for a mixed development of 350 dwellings, 60 bed care home, possible retail…


GREAT FUN & ENTERTAINMENT AT CREWKERNE CHARTER FAIR

Everyone who visited Crewkerne Charter Fair described the two day event as great fun and entertaining. Formerly known as St Bartholomew’s Street Fair, the fair charter is owned by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne District Trust. The official opening on Friday evening by Crewkerne Mayor Kathy Head, followed a welcome…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

A coach party of 44 members from Crewkerne & District U3A visited Highgrove House, the Gloucestershire home of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall. The group enjoyed the visit and were able to see that the Prince’s vision was evident everywhere, while walking through the gardens. Maggie Hewson…


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NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR A TOWN COUNCILLOR

Nominations are invited to elect one councillor to Crewkerne Town Council. The nomination papers can be obtained from the offices of the Returning Officer at Brympton Way in Yeovil between 09:00 hrs and 16:00 hrs on any working day and must be delivered when completed to the Returning Officer no…


WW1 THANK YOU EVENT AT SEVERALLS

The Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion held a WW1 Thank You event at Severalls in commemoration of the 100th year since the end of the First World War, as they remembered those who fell, their families and their communities. A WW1 carving by Rob Beckinsale presented to the…


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DIGITAL MARKETING TRAINING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

A programme of free training in digital marketing will be running throughout September and October in Crewkerne and in Wincanton, Castle Cary, Bruton, Milborne Port, Chard, Ilmininster, Langport, Somerton, South Petherton and Martock. The training is aimed at small businesses but South Somerset District Council would also welcome anyone from…


VISIT TO MELPLASH SHOW BRINGS BACK HAPPY MEMORIES

A visit to Melplash Agricultural Show brought back happy memories for two Crewkerne & District U3A committee members. The chair of the U3A Sheila Seymour and secretary Jane Pearce were walking along the lines of cattle being exhibited when they came across a woman washing her Red Ruby Devon’s. Having…


DISABLED FRIENDLY PICNIC BENCH PLACED AT BINCOMBE BEECHES

A new disabled friendly picnic bench has been placed at Bincombe Beeches. The wooden bench was donated by Crewkerne Action for the Disabled with full funding from the Somerset Tablers Lodge. It was made to certain specifications, under the advice of Katy Pritchard, chair of Bincombe management committee. Chairman of…


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NEWS IN BRIEF & DIARY DATES

An award winning crime drama has been chosen as the first film of the season at Crewkerne & District Community Cinema. Film Crew present Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri at the Wadham School auditorium on Friday September 7th at 7.30 pm. Frances McDormand stars as Mildred Hayes, a mother who…


ANNUAL WALK AROUND THE PARISH BOUNDARY

The annual walk around the Parish Boundary takes place on Saturday September 8th, departing from outside of Crewkerne Library in Falkland Square at 1.30 pm. The event is organised by the Rotary Club of Crewkerne District and everyone is invited to join them on the five mile walk, which is…


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