YEOVIL NEWS: Liverpool legend is a hit at Yeovil Round Table charity luncheon

YEOVIL NEWS: Liverpool legend is a hit at Yeovil Round Table charity luncheon

Posted: 19th November 2017
MEMBERS of Yeovil Round Table and their guests were assured to be in safe hands on Friday (November 17, 2017) when Liverpool Football Club goalkeeping legend Bruce Grobbelaar was the guest speaker at the fundraising organisation’s annual charity luncheon. Grobbelaar made 440 appearances during a success-strewn Anfield career which spanned from 1981 to 1994. During that…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Tesco exit onto Clarence Street is being used as an entrance by some people

YEOVIL NEWS: Tesco exit onto Clarence Street is being used as an entrance by some people

Posted: 16th November 2017
A TESCO shopper has warned that there will be a serious accident sooner or later after seeing people on bikes and motorbikes using the new second exit from the store car park in Yeovil as an entrance. Two lads on motorbikes were seen entering the car park from the exit-only access onto Clarence Street late on Thursday (November 16, 2017) afternoon. “They rode in at some…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Town falls silent to remember those that paid the ultimate price

YEOVIL NEWS: Town falls silent to remember those that paid the ultimate price

Posted: 12th November 2017
THE silence was deafening against the chilly morning air as the town of Yeovil stood still on Sunday (November 12, 2017) to remember the fallen. Hundreds of people gathered in the Borough around the War Memorial for the annual Remembrance Sunday commemoration and a two-minute silence was impeccably observed at 11am. A parade of servicemen and women, both past and…

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YEOVIL NEWS: We will remember them

YEOVIL NEWS: We will remember them

Posted: 12th November 2017
HUNDREDS of people – of all ages and from all walks of life – will converge on the centre of Yeovil on Sunday (November 12, 2017) for the annual Act of Remembrance. There will be a parade of Armed Forces personnel, veterans, Armed Forces organisations and youth service groups which will gather around the War Memorial in the Borough ahead of a short commemorative service…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Student highlights the plight of the Queen’s favourite – the loveable Corgi

SOMERSET NEWS: Student highlights the plight of the Queen’s favourite – the loveable Corgi

Posted: 9th November 2017
A SOMERSET student is really hoping to be barking up the right tree with a project for his A-Level studies – a video about the Queen’s favourite dog, the Corgi, and the reasons behind the decrease in its number. Corgi fan Seth Dellow, 17, of Richard Huish College in Taunton, is putting a documentary film together as part of his media studies qualifications and recently…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Witnesses wanted to handbag snatch in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Witnesses wanted to handbag snatch in Yeovil

Posted: 9th November 2017
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a handbag snatch in Yeovil. The incident happened between 7.15pm and 7.35pm on Sunday, November 5, 2017, in Mitchelmore Road. The victim was walking to work when another woman grabbed her handbag. A man who was with the woman suspect – who did not take part in the incident – left the scene with the woman. The suspect had…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Car lands on its roof

YEOVIL NEWS: Car lands on its roof

Posted: 9th November 2017
EMERGENCY services were called out on Wednesday (November 8, 2017) night after a car landed up on its roof in Yeovil. The incident happened along the busy Lyde Road near to the Lidl store and next to Chepstow Court. That section of Lyde Road was closed off to motorists by police while the situation was sorted out and the vehicle was recovered. It is understood that…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Red Berry Recruitment looks to give people in need a Christmas cheer

YEOVIL NEWS: Red Berry Recruitment looks to give people in need a Christmas cheer

Posted: 8th November 2017
THE Yeovil branch of Red Berry Recruitment has launched its annual Christmas charity campaign. The Yeovil Berries are supporting the Christians Against Poverty group and are asking clients, candidates and local residents to donate Christmas cake and pudding, mince pies, biscuits, sweets, cheese crackers and spare Christmas decorations - anything to help a family facing…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Second arrest over stabbing incident

YEOVIL NEWS: Second arrest over stabbing incident

Posted: 7th November 2017
POLICE have arrested a second person after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Yeovil on Monday (November 6, 2017) night. Two people are now in custody – a 16-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy – after being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The victim is now in a stable condition in hospital. A police spokesman, speaking on Tuesday (November 7, 2017) morning…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Boy, 16, airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Boy, 16, airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in Yeovil

Posted: 7th November 2017
POLICE are appealing for information and witnesses after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed in Yeovil on Monday (November 6, 2017) night.  The victim was attacked in the Monmouth Road/Sherwell Close area of the town at around 10pm. He was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. DI Lee Jones said: “This was an extremely serious assault on a teenage boy and we’re appealing…

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