SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

Posted: 11th June 2018
THE brutal attack on a woman walking at Chard Reservoir will be featured on BBC TV later this week. Tracey Howard was left with serious head injuries following the attack on August 4, 2017, when she was out walking her dog. She has now bravely posted this photograph of herself – taken in hospital following the assault – on Facebook in the hope that it might lead to new…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

Posted: 11th June 2018
THE brutal attack on a woman walking at Chard Reservoir will be featured on BBC TV later this week. Tracey Howard was left with serious head injuries following the attack on August 4, 2017, when she was out walking her dog. She has now bravely posted this photograph of herself – taken in hospital following the assault – on Facebook in the hope that it might lead to new…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Pick up your FREE copy of Home Farm Fest Press

YEOVIL NEWS: Pick up your FREE copy of Home Farm Fest Press

Posted: 7th June 2018
PEOPLE are being invited to pick-up a copy of a free publication which has come out to help promote this weekend’s Home Farm Fest and raise awareness of the School in a Bag charity. Home Farm Fest Press is available in various outlets – the main Tesco store in Yeovil town centre, Asda, Waterloo Music, Octagon Theatre, Morrisons, Quicksilver Mail and the Westlands Yeovil…

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YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Litter louts turn Ham Hill Country Park into an eyesore

YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Litter louts turn Ham Hill Country Park into an eyesore

Posted: 21st May 2018
COUNTRYSIDE rangers from South Somerset District Council are considering removing litter bins from the Ham Hill Country Park after it became looking more like a landfill site than a Green Flag Award-winning site. Ham Hill Country Park was subjected to a vast amount of littering on Saturday and Sunday (May 19-20, 2018) as visitors used the site to eat and drink, but left…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Town council hits back at former Mayor’s resignation

YEOVIL NEWS: Town council hits back at former Mayor’s resignation

Posted: 21st May 2018
YEOVIL Town Council has reacted with disappointment to the news that former Mayor, Darren Shutler, has resigned from the authority. The Yeovil Press announced on Friday (May 18, 2018) that Mr Shutler had tendered his resignation after receiving a letter from Yeovil Town Council that he should cease his fundraising for the charities he supported during his two-year term…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Former Mayor resigns from Yeovil Town Council after being told to STOP supporting his chosen charities

YEOVIL NEWS: Former Mayor resigns from Yeovil Town Council after being told to STOP supporting his chosen charities

Posted: 18th May 2018
A FORMER Mayor has resigned from the town council he had served after being told he could no longer support the charities he had spent the past two years raising more than £60,000 for. Darren Shutler, who has just finished a two-year term of office as Mayor of Yeovil, was left hugely disappointed when he was instructed by the town council that he had to sever all links…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Mini-roundabout plans for Asda store entrance on Preston Road

YEOVIL NEWS: Mini-roundabout plans for Asda store entrance on Preston Road

Posted: 16th May 2018
A MINI-ROUNDABOUT will be installed on Preston Road in Yeovil next week as a trial while work on the Western Corridor scheme continues. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of several junctions and upgrade links for pedestrians and cyclists. It will also support the delivery of…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Police appeal over missing Kevin Dunster

SOMERSET NEWS: Police appeal over missing Kevin Dunster

Posted: 4th May 2018
POLICE have issued an appeal in the search for missing 33-year-old Somerset man Kevin Dunster. He was last seen at about 3pm on Friday (May 4, 2018) in Taunton and police are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare. A police spokesman said: “We believe he may still be in the Taunton area but he also has links to the Yeovil area.” Kevin is described as white, 6ft…

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YEOVIL NEWS: New Mayor is honoured to represent the town

YEOVIL NEWS: New Mayor is honoured to represent the town

Posted: 2nd May 2018
THE new Mayor of Yeovil, Cllr David Recardo, has said he is looking forward to the next 12 months representing the town. Cllr Recardo took over the civic role from his predecessor, Cllr Darren Shutler, during Yeovil Town Council’s annual town meeting on Tuesday (May 1, 2018) evening at the Baptist Church. “It is an honour and privilege to be asked to represent our market…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Mayor’s Award for Down Syndrome swimmer Caroline Faithfull

YEOVIL NEWS: Mayor’s Award for Down Syndrome swimmer Caroline Faithfull

Posted: 2nd May 2018
INSPIRATIONAL swimmer Caroline Faithfull has been presented with a Mayor’s Award in recognition of her fantastic achievements over adversity. Caroline received her award from the outgoing Mayor of Yeovil, Cllr Darren Shutler, on Tuesday (May 1, 2018) evening at the town council’s annual meeting. She swims for the Great Britain Down Syndrome Swimming Association and is…

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