SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Warning about Council Tax scammers

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Warning about Council Tax scammers

Posted: 13th April 2018
SOUTH Somerset District Council is warning residents to be aware of Council Tax scammers who may offer you deals to reduce monthly payments or reduce your banding. Council Tax scammers are very prevalent at the moment due to bills recently being delivered to residents across the district. One current scam that has been bought to the district council’s attention is from a…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Appeal after knifepoint robbery at Tesco Express store

YEOVIL NEWS: Appeal after knifepoint robbery at Tesco Express store

Posted: 12th April 2018
POLICE are appealing for information after a Tesco Express store in Yeovil was robbed at knifepoint. The incident happened at about 5pm on Monday, April 2, 2018, as the lone cashier, a 20-year-old woman, was working on the tills at the store at The Forum on the Abbey Manor estate. A man joined the queue and began letting others in front of him. When he got to the till…

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HEALTH: Breathing specialist Elaine to meet with ADHD Yeovil support group

HEALTH: Breathing specialist Elaine to meet with ADHD Yeovil support group

Posted: 8th April 2018
THE Yeovil and District Support Group for families with children who have ADHD will be hearing from someone who could possibly transform their lives. The group offers a place where people can go along and their experiences of ADHD, gain information and help each other. Elaine Stafford has been invited to the group on Monday (April 9, 2018) to talk to people about the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Women sprayed in face with noxious substance

YEOVIL NEWS: Women sprayed in face with noxious substance

Posted: 25th March 2018
POLICE are appealing for witnesses and information after two women were the victims of an apparently unprovoked assault in Yeovil town centre at about 12.05am on Sunday (March 25, 2018). The women were waiting for a taxi in Silver Street when a man came up to them and sprayed them in the face with a noxious substance. They were taken to hospital for treatment and…

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YEOVILTON LIFE: Boxing packs a punch for charity

YEOVILTON LIFE: Boxing packs a punch for charity

Posted: 24th March 2018
THE Royal Navy Inter-Command Boxing Championships were held at RNAS Yeovilton on Thursday (March 22, 2018) and they really did pack a punch. The guest speaker for the night was Steve Collins – an Irish former professional boxer known as The Celtic Warrior – who held the WBO Middleweight and Super-Middleweight champion titles. During the evening RNAS Yeovilton also…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Road safety work is urgently needed by a Yeovil school

YEOVIL NEWS: Road safety work is urgently needed by a Yeovil school

Posted: 24th March 2018
AN ONLINE petition has been launched to try and improve safety for parents and children walking to and from Huish Primary School in Yeovil. Campaigners have said that a crossing is urgently needed to be installed along Huish to make it easier for people to get across the road which can be especially busy at peak times of the day. The online petition has been started by a…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Oops – 0/10 for parking skills

YEOVIL NEWS: Oops – 0/10 for parking skills

Posted: 24th March 2018
  THIS was the scene in Yeovil on Saturday (March 24, 2018) morning – a car parked on the traffic island at a major roundabout on the outskirts of Yeovil. The photo was published on the social networking “Spotted Driving and Parking Like an Idiot in Chard, Crewkerne and Yeovil” Facebook page. The car was found on the roundabout by Garador at Bunford Lane which connects…

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HEALTH: Anxiety in children – better breathing technique could help

HEALTH: Anxiety in children – better breathing technique could help

Posted: 19th March 2018
WORKSHOPS are being held next month in Yeovil for those young people who struggle with anxiety issues which could be solved by proper breathing techniques. Accredited practitioner Elaine Stafford, of the Buteyko Clinic based at the Ninesprings Centre in Yeovil, has said that by breathing properly can prove to be an “extremely effective” way of easing anxiety in children…

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HEALTH: Better breathing techniques could solve a host of problems – workshop available

HEALTH: Better breathing techniques could solve a host of problems – workshop available

Posted: 19th March 2018
SNORING, sleep apnoea, asthma and anxiety could all be solved by looking at the way people breathe and an accredited breathing technique practitioner in Yeovil is on hand to help. Elaine Stafford, of the Buteyko Clinic based at the Nine Springs Natural Health Centre in Hendford, Yeovil, has said that other issues such as tiredness, insomnia, rhinitis and sinusitis could…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Take care out on the roads

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Take care out on the roads

Posted: 18th March 2018
EMERGENCY services are reminding people to take care while out on the roads in South Somerset following the latest bout of adverse weather conditions to hit the area. Police and firefighters were called out to this scene – pictured above - on the main A30 between Chard and Crewkerne after this accident on Sunday (March 18, 2018). “Thankfully everyone involved in this…

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