YEOVIL NEWS: Have you seen missing Molly Baker?

YEOVIL NEWS: Have you seen missing Molly Baker?

Posted: 14th February 2018
  POLICE are appealing for your help to find a vulnerable teenage girl who is missing from the Yeovil area. Molly Baker, aged 16, went missing yesterday from the Oakridge Park area of the town and concern is growing for her welfare. She is described as white, 4ft 9ins tall of slim build with shoulder length mousey coloured hair, which she wears in a pony-tail. She has…

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SOMERSET NEWS: School in a Bag charity salutes round-the-world unicyclist Ed Pratt

SOMERSET NEWS: School in a Bag salutes round-the-world unicyclist Ed Pratt

Posted: 9th February 2018
UNICYCLIST extraordinaire Ed Pratt – who has currently just set out on the United States leg of his round-the-world unicycle adventure – has hit his £18,000 fundraising target for the School in a Bag initiative. Ed, of Somerset, had set himself an £18,000 goal for the SIAB charity, based near Yeovil, to represent each of the 18,000 miles on his expedition. But Ed, who…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Travelodge hotel planned for Yeovil bus depot

YEOVIL NEWS: Travelodge hotel planned for Yeovil’s bus depot

Posted: 7th February 2018
A PUBLIC exhibition will be held later this month about plans to transform the Bus Depot on Reckleford in Yeovil into a 78-bedroom Travelodge hotel. The Hinton Group has invited local residents and stakeholders to the exhibition on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at Milford Hall in Milford Park, Yeovil, from 12.30pm to 4pm. “The development comprises of a 78-bedroom…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Well-known menswear store to close

YEOVIL NEWS: Well-known menswear store to close

Posted: 6th February 2018
THE Yeovil shopping scene is to lose one of its long-standing clothes stores later this year with news that Frederick L Mabb Menswear is to shut. Signs have been in the window of the menswear shop in Princes Street since before Christmas telling customers that the store in Princes Street “will be closing in 2018.” A clearance sale is now on with the statement that “all…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Unicyclist Ed to begin USA leg of round-the-world journey by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge

SOMERSET NEWS: Unicyclist Ed to begin USA leg of round-the-world journey by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge

Posted: 2nd February 2018
AMAZING Somerset unicyclist Ed Pratt starts the USA leg of his charity round-the-world adventure on one wheel by crossing one of the most iconic landmarks on the planet – the Golden Gate Bridge at San Francisco. Ed will be setting off across the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday (February 3, 2018) at 11am local time (7pm GMT) and is likely to be joined by lots of supporters…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Audience left inspired by Holocaust survivor’s emotional story

YEOVIL NEWS: Audience left inspired by Holocaust survivor’s emotional story

Posted: 1st February 2018
HOLOCAUST survivor Harry Bibring gave an audience at Preston School in Yeovil a thought-provoking insight into the horrors of the Nazi atrocities. Mr Bibring, now aged 92, and his sister were among 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland who arrived in the UK during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World…

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YEOVIL NEWS: BOOM! Nearly £12.5k given out to charity after last year’s fireworks spectacular at Yeovil Showground

YEOVIL NEWS: BOOM! Nearly £12.5k given out to charity after last year’s fireworks spectacular at Yeovil Showground

Posted: 1st February 2018
A WHOPPING £12,432 was handed out on Thursday (February 1, 2018) to two local deserving causes as a result of proceeds made at last year’s Grand Fireworks Spectacular organised by Yeovil Round Table and Yeovil Lions Club. Hundreds of people descended on the Yeovil Showground site on Saturday, November 4, 2017, for the annual bonfire and fireworks display. And organisers…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Campaigners disappointed MPs and councillors aren’t getting on board with public transport request

SOMERSET NEWS: Campaigners disappointed MPs and councillors aren’t getting on board with public transport request

Posted: 1st February 2018
A CAMPAIGN group which is trying to improve public transport in Somerset has had a poor response from the people it is trying to reach. The Everybody Get On Board group is made up of members of the community in Somerset who want the authorities to reprioritise the public transportation network in Somerset and make it work better for local people and become more…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Campaigners disappointed MPs and councillors aren’t getting on board with public transport request

SOMERSET NEWS: Campaigners disappointed MPs and councillors aren’t getting on board with public transport request

Posted: 1st February 2018
A CAMPAIGN group which is trying to improve public transport in Somerset has had a poor response from the people it is trying to reach. The Everybody Get On Board group is made up of members of the community in Somerset who want the authorities to reprioritise the public transportation network in Somerset and make it work better for local people and become more…

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LEISURE: Curry Night is a recipe for success for Mayor

LEISURE: Curry Night is a recipe for success for Mayor

Posted: 31st January 2018
THE Mayor of Yeovil would like to thank everyone who attended a charity Curry Night to help raise money for two local deserving causes. A total of more than £900 profit was raised by the Mayor, Cllr Darren Shutler, and the Mayoress, Anna Shutler, on Monday (January 29, 2018) at the Viceroy Indian Restaurant in Yeovil where diners were able to enjoy a delicious meal. “We…

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