YEOVIL NEWS: Awards galore for blooming marvellous green-fingered fans

YEOVIL NEWS: Awards galore for blooming marvellous green-fingered fans

Posted: 24th September 2017
GREEN-FINGERED enthusiasts gathered in the town centre on Saturday (September 23, 2017) for the annual presentations of the Yeovil in Bloom Gardening Competition and Best Kept Allotment Awards. The awards are Yeovil Town Council’s way of congratulating people for their efforts in keeping their allotments and gardens tidy and to reward those who produce fantastic floral…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Buskers hit the right note with School in a Bag

YEOVIL NEWS: Buskers hit the right note with School in a Bag

Posted: 24th September 2017
DONATIONS given to buskers who performed during the highly successful Super Saturday event in Yeovil will be presented to the School in a Bag charity. Members of the SIAB charity, which is based at Chilthorne Domer near Yeovil, had a stand near the open air entertainment area at Lower Middle Street during the day on Saturday (September 23, 2017) and were delighted to…

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YEOVIL NEWS: School in a Bag takes off with AWASA to the tune of £31,055

YEOVIL NEWS: School in a Bag takes off with AWASA to the tune of £31,055

Posted: 23rd September 2017
THE Yeovil-based AgustaWestland Apprentice and Student Association has received 31,055 massive thank-yous from the School in a Bag charity for its support over the past 12 months. The group – more commonly known as AWASA – presented the charity, based at Chilthorne Domer near Yeovil, with a cheque for £31,055 as a result of its fundraising during a special dinner on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Gigantasauras Burger is a proper mouthful

YEOVIL NEWS: Gigantasauras Burger is a proper mouthful

Posted: 23rd September 2017
THE Mayor of Yeovil, Cllr Darren Shutler, could not resist the temptation to take a closer look at the Gigantasauras Burger which was available at the Cow & Apple restaurant on Saturday (September 23, 2017) – although he declined to take part in a ten-minute challenge to eat it. It was all part of the Super Saturday event in Yeovil town centre which had a dinosaur theme…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Sun shines on Super Saturday in Yeovil town centre

YEOVIL NEWS: Sun shines on Super Saturday in Yeovil town centre

Posted: 23rd September 2017
YEOVIL town centre was bathed in sunshine as the annual Super Saturday was another big success and drew in large crowds. Organisers of the event on Saturday (September 23, 2017) should take a deserved bow for putting on a real super show of fun, music and activities galore for all the family to enjoy, young and old. The big star of Super Saturday, however, was an…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Celebrity Masterchef victory for School in a Bag patron

YEOVIL NEWS: Celebrity Masterchef victory for School in a Bag patron

Posted: 22nd September 2017
  THE first patron of the School in a Bag charity based near Yeovil, Angellica Bell, has won the Celebrity Masterchef competition on TV. Angellica, a well-known TV presenter, beat fellow finalists Ulrika Jonsson and Dev Griffin to take the 2017 cooking crown on the show presented by John Torode and Gregg Wallace. The popular show is watched by millions of TV viewers with…

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YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Rangers appeal following Ham Hill sheep attack

YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Rangers appeal following sheep attack

Posted: 22nd September 2017
RANGERS at the Ham Hill Country Park near Yeovil spent Thursday (September 21, 2017) morning trying to capture and contain a grey and white greyhound that spent two hours chasing and mauling grazing sheep in fields.  The dog was running amok amongst the flock and is known to have injured at least two of the grazing ewes, but probably more, and rangers will only know…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Getting on their bikes for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice

YEOVIL NEWS: Getting on their bikes for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice

Posted: 17th September 2017
FUNDRAISERS for the St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice were delighted that a fundraising motorbike run on Sunday (September 17, 2017) was a roaring success. Around 100 bikers converged on the Recreation Ground at Chilthorne Domer to take part in the Sunflower Ride which took them on a 123-mile journey around Somerset, Devon and Dorset before heading back to where they…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Stepping out for the Great Somerset Night Walk

YEOVIL NEWS: Stepping out for the Great Somerset Night Walk

Posted: 17th September 2017
FLUORESCENT walkers stepped out from Yeovil Town Football Club on Saturday (September 16, 2017) evening to show their support for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. The Great Somerset Night Walk 2017 had an 80s theme and so there were plenty of leg-warmers, fingerless gloves, leggings and rara skirts to be seen by the 100 or so walkers who descended on Huish Park for the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Patients can enjoy artwork created by talented school children

YEOVIL NEWS: Patients can enjoy artwork created by talented school children

Posted: 13th September 2017
CHILDREN at West Coker Primary School have created a colourful exhibition to liven up the corridor to the frail older person’s assessment service department of Yeovil Hospital. During the summer term children aged between five and ten have worked with their teacher Cait Crisp to create a series of beautiful multi-media panels reflecting flowers and nature. The children…

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