ROYAL BRITISH LEGION BRANCH WIN EFFICIENCY TROPHY FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

The Crewkerne Branch of the Royal British Legion has won the Barnes Cup for ‘Efficiency’ for the second year running. The prestigious award was presented to Branch officers on Saturday at the Royal British Legion County conference in Writhlington School, Radstock, Somerset. Crewkerne Branch Chairman Tony Samuel said: “It just…


HOSPITAL PATIENTS AND STAFF RECEIVE SPECIAL VISIT ON CHRISTMAS DAY

Patients and staff at Crewkerne hospital received a special visit on Christmas Day, when Father Christmas called in with gifts for everyone. Arriving in a brand new sleigh, that he had built himself, Vice Chairman of the hospital’s League of Friends Steve Crane, was accompanied by his elfin helper and…


SEASONS GREETINGS

Crewkerne Headlines And Topics wishes all its readers and supporters a Joyful and Peaceful Christmas and a Happy New Year


MAYOR OPENS CHRISTMAS CHARITY SHOP

Crewkerne Mayor, Councillor Robin Pailthorpe, officially opened the Rotary Christmas charity shop on Friday morning, in premises formerly occupied by Gresham’s Books in Market Street. Councillor Pailthorpe said: “Congratulations to the Rotary and thanks for opening your shop again this year. The shop is visually a key site in the…


CREWKERNE FILM MAKERS NEWS TRAVELS ACROSS THE GLOBE

News of Crewkerne film makers latest movie on West Somerset Railway, has travelled across the globe to Australia. Member of Sydney U3A Ross Bell, who runs a news service for interesting stories from around the world on education in later life, has featured the story on his ‘Learning Later In…


REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE

Members of the Crewkerne branch of the Royal British Legion, Military personnel, the Royal Naval 845 Squadron of HMS Heron and representatives from Avon & Somerset Constabulary and Devon & Somerset Fire Service grouped into formation for the annual Remembrance Sunday parade at Severalls. They were joined for the solemn…


EMPTY BOOK SHOP TO BECOME CHRISTMAS CHARITY SHOP

An empty shop in Crewkerne, which previously sold rare and second hand books, will open as a Christmas charity shop on Friday morning at 10 am. The former Gresham’s Books at 31 Market Street is now proudly displaying the logo of the Rotary Club of Crewkerne and has been renamed…


U3A MEMBERS HEAR OF MERCY MISSION TO NEPAL

Members of Crewkerne & District U3A heard of a mercy mission to Nepal, at their November meeting. Guest speaker Ian Williamson from Yeovil, extended his trip to Nepal, to help build a house for a family, made homeless by a massive earthquake. Ian is a volunteer with St Margaret’s Hospice,…


OFFICIAL OPENING OF CREWKERNE’S NEW SKATE-PARK

Crewkerne’s mayor, councillor Robin Pailthorpe, officially opened the new skate-park at Happy Valley on Saturday. Councillor Pailthorpe was accompanied by Annette Roffey, Joe Haskell, Finley Paull and Tom Clark of A Better Skate-park In Crewkerne (ABSIC) for the ribbon cutting ceremony. The new skate-park, designed and constructed by Maverick Industries,…


RIBBON CEREMONY TO OFFICIALLY OPEN POST OFFICE

A Ribbon Ceremony to officially open Crewkerne Post Office took place on Friday morning (October 21st), ten days after the new post office counter services were made available to customers, inside of Dailyz Tech in Market Street. Former post mistress Sandi Brocklehurst of the town centre branch when it was…


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