YEOVIL NEWS: Super Saturday is looking good for September

YEOVIL NEWS: Super Saturday is looking good for September

Posted: 11th June 2021
PLANS are moving ahead for this year’s Super Saturday event in Yeovil town centre with organisers feeling better placed to make quick decisions depending on the up-to-date Covid-19 situation. The fun-filled day of activities is planned to take place in Yeovil on Saturday, September 18, and already a number of things have been booked in including the Eat Festival, circus…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Phone boxes to be used for defibrillator locations?

YEOVIL NEWS: Phone boxes to be used for defibrillator locations?

Posted: 11th June 2021
  PUBLIC phone boxes which are soon to be put out of action by British Telecom could be taken on by Yeovil Town Council for other uses. Members of the council’s buildings and civic matters committee were told on May 25 that BT was looking at discontinuing phone boxes in Stiby Road, at the junction of Larkhill Road and Freedom Avenue, and in Great Western Terrace. Town…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Commemorative benches planned for churchyard

YEOVIL NEWS: Commemorative benches planned for churchyard

Posted: 11th June 2021
  TWO new benches are to be installed in St John’s Churchyard in the centre of Yeovil to commemorate last year’s 75th anniversaries of VE Day and VJ Day. Yeovil Town Council had plans for a big community event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day last May, but it had to be cancelled because of the Covid-19 lockdown and restrictions. There were hopes to have…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Volunteers wanted to support Westfield Community Garden in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Volunteers wanted to support Westfield Community Garden in Yeovil

Posted: 10th June 2021
THE new Westfield Community Garden in Yeovil - due to open this summer - is looking for volunteers to support work in the coming months, and help maintain the garden in the future. From muddy boots activities to help with social media and creating wildlife homes, there will be a role for everyone. Work is well underway to transform the once derelict site in Stiby Road on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: “You can’t put a price on saving someone’s life,” says Mayor

YEOVIL NEWS: “You can’t put a price on saving someone’s life,” says Mayor

Posted: 10th June 2021
COUNCILLORS have agreed that public defibrillators which will be installed around the town have to be easily accessible for people to help save lives. Yeovil Town Council agreed to make £9,000 available in its 2021-22 budget for four defibrillators – machines which can be used by people on those who have suffered a potentially life-threatening cardiac arrest. The…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Funding support for the Swan Theatre

YEOVIL NEWS: Funding support for the Swan Theatre

Posted: 6th June 2021
THE leader of Yeovil Town Council, Cllr Graham Oakes, has said that he will make a concerted effort to go and attend a production at the Swan Theatre when it reopens following the Covid-19 pandemic. Cllr Oakes, speaking at the council’s policy, resources and finance committee, on May 26 admitted he had never been to the theatre while colleagues were discussing a grant…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Plans to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

YEOVIL NEWS: Plans to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Posted: 6th June 2021
A MUSIC in the Park event will be held next year to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee commemorating her 70 years on the throne. The nation will come together over a four-day Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign. The May Bank Holiday Weekend will be moved to Thursday, June 2, 2022, and an additional Bank Holiday on Friday, June 3, 2022, will…

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YEOVIL HISTORY FILES Part 11: When Yeovil fans watched the Blue Brazil

YEOVIL HISTORY FILES Part 11: When Yeovil fans watched the Blue Brazil

Posted: 6th June 2021
IT is now nearly 30 years since a coach-load of people from the Railway Hotel pub in Yeovil made a bizarre 460-mile trip north to watch Scottish football side Cowdenbeath in action. The trip could have been described as “slightly weird” or “somewhat crazy” – but it was certainly memorable nevertheless for all those who made that long trek to Scotland including Yeovil…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Woman, 31, charged with murder following Chilthorne Domer incident

YEOVIL NEWS: Woman, 31, charged with murder following Chilthorne Domer incident

Posted: 15th May 2021
A 31-year-old woman has been charged with murder following the death of a man at Yeovil District Hospital. Police reported yesterday (Friday, May 14, 2021) that they attended a property in Chilthorne Domer, near Yeovil, at 4.45am following the reports of an injured man. The man was taken by paramedics to Yeovil Hospital where he sadly died, while a woman was detained in…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Police launch murder investigation on outskirts of Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Police launch murder investigation on outskirts of Yeovil

Posted: 14th May 2021
  A MURDER investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Somerset. At 4.45am this morning (Friday, May 14, 2021) police attended a property in Chilthorne Domer, near Yeovil, following a report of an injured man. The man was taken by paramedics to Yeovil District Hospital where he has since sadly died. A woman has been detained and is in police custody…

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