OPEN EVENING FOR RECRUITMENT OF ON-CALL FIREFIGHTERS

Crewkerne Fire Station in Blacknell Lane is hosting an open evening for prospective on-call firefighters on Wednesday June 14th at 7 pm. Men and women who are interested need to be over 18 years of age and have a good level of fitness and strength. They also need to live…


JUNIORS OUT IN FRONT IN 5K FUN RUN AND BUSINESS CHALLENGE

The first and second junior boys to reach the finishing line in the Junior 5K race on Sunday, came in minutes before the first adult competitor. Archie Tyler of Yeovil Olympiades won the junior race, with an impressive time of 18.54. He was followed seconds later by Rocco Sughayer of…


172 MEN AND WOMEN TAKE PART IN THIS YEARS 10K RACE

172 men and women took part in this years 10K race in Crewkerne on Sunday. In a change from previous years, the race began in Abbey Street, with a downhill run before a steep incline out of town. Competitors were counted down from five by MC Derek Boles and were…


CONCERN FOR MISSING MAN WHO MAY STILL BE IN CREWKERNE (UPDATE June 13th)

POLICE CONFIRM THAT A MAN’S BODY HAS BEEN FOUND: Avon and Somerset Constabulary have confirmed that a man’s body was found yesterday morning at around 11.30 am, in a field off Lyme Road in Crewkerne, by a member of the public. A spokesperson for Avon & Somerset Constabulary said: “While…


A FOND FAREWELL AFTER THREE DAY TWINNING VISIT

Crewkerne & District Twinning Association wished their French friends a fond farewell, after a wonderful three day twinning visit. The twinning group met their friends from Bures Sur Yvette and Igny at Hampton Court on the Thursday, where they enjoyed a tour around the royal palace in London before travelling…


APPEAL TO FIND COUPLE IN PHOTO ON LOST CAMERA

A Crewkerne woman has launched an appeal to find the couple who lost their camera, while possibly on holiday in Cornwall. The camera was found on a bench in the tiny fishing village of Mousehole on Friday May 26th by Ann Cossins. Ann, who was on holiday in the West…



INNER WHEEL CLUB VISITS SEA CADETS ON BOARD TRAINING SHIP

Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Crewkerne visited Sea Cadets while they were on board their training ship TS Royalist in Weymouth harbour. The ladies of the Crewkerne club raised more than £2,000 during 2016, towards bursaries which enable local young sea cadets to gain practical onshore and offshore…


POP-UP CHARITY EVENT FOR THE MANCHESTER VICTIMS FAMILIES

Oscars wine bar in Market Square hosted a pop-up charity event, to raise money to support the families of the victims in the Manchester bomb explosion. The Saturday event in Crewkerne was organised with only four hours of planning and was the idea of Amy Lord and Leonard Van Den…


SUCCESSFUL OPEN DAY AT BOWLING CLUB LEADS TO COACHING SESSIONS

A successful Open Day at Crewkerne Bowling Club has led to new players enrolling for the Friday evening coaching sessions. The highest number, in the club’s history, turned up at the green on Saturday, to have a go at ‘rolling the woods towards the jack’. Many visitors had never tried…


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