CREWKERNE MOURNS THE SAD LOSS OF A POPULAR GENTLE MAN

Crewkerne is today mourning the sad loss of a popular gentle man. David Carter, Headteacher at St Bartholomew’s School in Kithill, a keen sportsman and a dear friend to many, has passed away. Mr Carter’s friend and fellow runner Adrian East has paid tribute to Dave on theRebel Runners Facebook…


AFRICAN DRUMMING DAY

An African drumming day is being held at Crewkerne Community Church on Saturday May 6th from 10.30 am until 4 pm. The drumming day is suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Drums are available to borrow and teas and coffees will be served. All participants are asked to…


AN EVENING OF ENTERTAINMENT WITH POPULAR SOLO GUITARIST

The Henhayes Community Centre are hosting an evening of entertainment with Justin Daish, a professional solo guitarist on Friday April 28th. Justin was lead guitarist for the legendary musician Jet Harris before Jet’s death in 2011. Justin has also performed with the Shadows Bruce Welch and Brian ‘Licorice’ Locking. The…


TWINNERS PREPARE TO WELCOME FRIENDS

Crewkerne & District Twinning Association is preparing to welcome their friends from the French towns of Igny and Bures Sur Yvette. A party of around 50 twinners will arrive in England on May 25th, when they will meet up with their Crewkerne friends at Hampton Court. Following a visit to…


CHURCHES WALK TOGETHER AT EASTER

Parishioners from churches in Crewkerne came together on Good Friday for a walk around the town, with a bearer carrying a wooden cross. The churches ‘Walk of Witness’, which takes place every year on the Friday before Easter Sunday, saw people gather outside of the Henhayes Community Centre for an…


PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY PARTIALLY BLOCKED OFF DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS

The pedestrian walkway through the archway to the George Shopping Centre has been partially blocked off, due to safety concerns of a large overhead wooden beam. A statement on the official Facebook page for the George Hotel, which changed ownership at the beginning of January, states: ‘We ‘re not closing,…


CHARITY’S PLEA FOR SUPPORT TO HELP HOMELESS ELDERLY

The trustees of eight almshouses in the town have issued an appeal to the residents of Crewkerne and District to remember the local charity in their wills and fund-raising activities. Despairing calls from elderly people who face the prospect of having to leave their rented homes, due to heart-breaking circumstances…


LOCAL THERAPIST TO COMPETE IN WORLD MASSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Local therapist Rebecca Miles will be competing in the World Massage Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on June 3rd and 4th this year. Rebecca has over 13 years experience working in complimentary therapies and teaches infant massage, with a demonstration doll, to parents at Getset centres in Crewkerne, Ilchester and Yeovil….


TV FILM CREW AT LAWRENCES AUCTIONEERS

A TV film crew visited Crewkerne when they filmed an episode of the Antiques Road Trip at Lawrences Auctioneers. Antiques experts Kate Bliss and Paul Laidlaw arrived at the salesroom to sell ten lots they had bought during their road trip in the region. Included in the items were a…


ROTARIANS INVITE PEOPLE TO JOIN THEM AT COFFEE HOUSE

The Rotary Club of Crewkerne is inviting people to join them on Saturday April 22nd at Costa coffee, to find out who they are, what they do and to encourage the recruitment of new members. Rotarians will be happy to answer all of these questions between 10 am and 12…


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