YEOVIL NEWS: May edition of Yeovil Press community newspaper is out now!
THE May edition of the Yeovil Press community newspaper is out now for people to pick-up for free from outlets in and around the town.
The 72-page publication is packed with news, photos, leisure and sport from Yeovil and the surrounding area.
The monthly paper is available for FREE at the main Tesco store in Yeovil and Morrisons in Yeovil, plus the Tesco Express store on Abbey Manor.
Other outlets include the Octagon Theatre and Westland Yeovil entertainment venue; the Manor Hotel; Quicksilver Mail; the Co-op Garage on Sherborne Road in Yeovil; Yeovil Hospital; St Margaret’s Hospice Furniture Store at the Old Cinema in Yeovil; A Touch of Glass in Church Street, Yeovil; The Emporium café in Princes Street, Yeovil; the Co-op store on Stiby Road on the Westfield estate in Yeovil; plus West Coker Garage, the Co-op store at Stoke-sub-Hamdon opposite Stanchester Academy, and Montacute Garage.
Included in the paper is a 12-page souvenir pull-out of last weekend’s excellent Yeovil Beer Festival held at the Westland Yeovil entertainment venue containing loads of photos.
There are also picture features on last Sunday’s St George’s Day Parade through Yeovil, the Festival of Song at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil, a showcase of talent from Yeovil Youth Theatre and the recent run of the stage comedy show ‘Allo ‘Allo also held at the Octagon.
There are also four pages of news and photos from the Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group, plus latest news on the ongoing Breast Cancer Unit Appeal at Yeovil District Hospital.
And we also look ahead to the forthcoming Home Farm Fest charity weekend at Chilthorne Domer in aid of the School in a Bag charity, this weekend’s Abbey Hill Steam Rally at the Yeovil Showground, the annual summer fete at St Margaret’s Hospice in Yeovil on May 11, Flashback Festival at Yeovil Showground on May 25 and latest news on the forthcoming Somerton Music and Arts Festival.
On the sporting scene there are two pages of skittles from the various leagues in Yeovil, plus latest news from Yeovil Golf Club – as well as photo features from Yeovil Rugby Club and the Yeovil-based Westland Sports FC.
Plus, of course, sadly, the paper reflects on Yeovil Town’s relegation from the Football League.
Yeovil Press editor Steve Sowden said: “I hope you enjoy the May edition of Yeovil Press and please spread the word about this new publication with family, friends and work colleagues.
“I would like to thank the various outlets who have agreed to take copies of the Yeovil Press which can be picked-up for free by people and to James Healey, of JRH Media, for his fantastic help with design and layout.
“A huge thank you once again to all the advertisers in this month’s edition – your support really is appreciated.
“Also special thanks to freelance photographer Christine Jones for all her photos, hard work, enthusiasm and encouragement.”
The next edition of Yeovil Press will be out in mid-June. So please get in touch with any events you would like covered and featured in the paper or send us your news, views and photos to Steve at firstname.lastname@example.org .