CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Yeovil Round Table goes snooker loopy with Dennis Taylor

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Yeovil Round Table goes snooker loopy with Dennis Taylor

Posted: 20th November 2016
SNOOKER legend Dennis Taylor was the guest speaker at the annual Yeovil Round Table charity luncheon. The luncheon – held at the Manor Hotel in Yeovil on Friday (November 18, 2016) – saw around £20,000 raised for local charities. The Round Table members earlier gave out cheques to nine charitable organisations – Fiveways School £5,000; The Lord’s Larder £1,000; Yeovil…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Castaway Theatre Group donates to charity

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Castaway Theatre Group donates to charity

Posted: 28th September 2016
TALENTED young performers and their leaders at the Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group have certainly hit the right note with a trio of local charities and organisations by presenting cheques worth £2,500. The money was raised from Castaways’ fabulous Showcase show held on Sunday, September 18, 2016, along with some of the proceeds from the group’s amazing production of…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Mulled wine is a roaring success for Ilminster Lions

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Mulled wine is a roaring success for Ilminster Lions

Posted: 4th February 2016
MEMBERS of the Ilminster Lions Club have presented a £600 cheque to the organisers of the town’s festive lights committee. The Lions raise the money each year on the ever-popular Victorian Evening which is held to coincide with the switching-on of the Christmas lights which begins the countdown to December 25. They raise the money by serving up delicious warm mulled wine…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Rockets and bangers sparkle for local good causes

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Rockets and bangers sparkle for local good causes

Posted: 4th January 2016
CHEQUES totalling £8,000 were presented this evening (Monday, January 4, 2016) to two deserving good causes – thanks to the proceeds of a spectacular fireworks display in Yeovil. Members of the hard-working Yeovil Round Table and Yeovil Lions Club charitable organisations raised the money by holding their annual fireworks event in November last year at Yeovil Showground…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: New member joins Ilminster Rotary

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: New member joins Ilminster Rotary

Posted: 28th December 2015
THE Rotary club of Ilminster has been delighted to welcome its latest member, Nicola Della Valle, who was inducted by District Governor Bob Acland. A long standing resident of the town, Nicola is a keen supporter of the popular Warehouse Theatre and is involved in a number of other local activities, including the Ilminster Experience. Club president Linda Piggott said:…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Celebrating 100 years of Scouting in Ilminster

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Celebrating 100 years of Scouting in Ilminster

Posted: 24th November 2015
MEMBERS of the Ilminster Scout Group – old and new - celebrated the organisation’s100th birthday on Friday (November 20, 2015) evening. They gathered in Market   Square and then walked to the beacon on Beacon Hill to light it to commemorate the launch of Scouting in Ilminster back in 1915. The group then returned back to the town for supper and more celebrations and the…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Charity luncheon a big success again for Yeovil Round Table

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Charity luncheon a big success again for Yeovil Round Table

Posted: 21st November 2015
SNOOKER legend Steve Davis was the guest speaker at Yeovil Round Table’s 14th annual charity lunch. Davis, who dominated the sport during the 1980s and won the World Championship six times, entertained around 130 diners at the Manor Hotel in Yeovil with amusing anecdotes about his career, some of the characters within snooker and obviously made reference to himself being…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Awards night for Ilminster Young Farmers

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Awards night for Ilminster Young Farmers

Posted: 9th November 2015
ILMINSTER Young Farmers Club held its awards night at the award-winning Frogmary Green Farm at South Petherton. The evening consisted of a two-course meal prepared and served by the members followed by an entertaining speech about tractors from local councillor Linda Vijeh. The night concluded with the presentation of the club awards which are mainly voted for by the…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Busy time for Chard Royal Naval Association

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Busy time for Chard Royal Naval Association

Posted: 9th November 2015
TWENTY members of the Chard Royal Naval Association recently spent a day out at the historic dockyard at Portsmouth. The Chard RNA group went to the Royal Naval Association’s headquarters at SemaphoreTower where they able to enjoy an hour-long trip at sea touring the dockyard. After testing out their sea legs the group enjoyed tea and cake before going on to visit the…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Feel Better with a Book at Yeovil Library

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Feel Better with a Book at Yeovil Library

Posted: 5th November 2015
LOOKING to enjoy a good read and meet new people?  A new reading group called Feel Better with a Book will be starting at Yeovil Library next Wednesday (November 11, 2015) from 11am to 12.30pm. Funded by Somerset County Council and organised by the Reader, a national award-winning social enterprise, it is free to attend and sessions will be running at the same time every…

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