YEOVIL NEWS: Little visitors discover what it’s like to work at Yeovil Hospital

YEOVIL NEWS: Little visitors discover what it’s like to work at Yeovil Hospital

Posted: 23rd May 2017
THE Children’s Ward at Yeovil District Hospital welcomed some little visitors for a career-themed trip. The seven preschool-aged girls are visiting various work places around the local area as part of a project aimed at finding out what their parents do at work, and increasing their awareness of the world around them. The trip was organised by local childminders Kellie…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Search is on for missing Philip Levien

SOMERSET NEWS: Search is on for missing Philip Levien

Posted: 22nd May 2017
POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Philip Levien, 54, was last seen in Yeovil at approximately 4.30pm on Monday (May 22, 2017). He lives in Glastonbury and so officers are currently making enquiries in both towns. He was wearing a blue crew neck jumper with grey arms. A police spokesman said: “We’re keen on speaking to anyone who knows…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: LibDem geography needs to be improved

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: LibDem geography needs to be improved

Posted: 22nd May 2017
LIBERAL Democrat officials in the Yeovil Constituency have apologised after party leaflets talking about concerns over the state of the NHS in Wales have been dropping through people’s letterboxes in South Somerset. Yeovil LibDems were made aware on Monday (May 22, 2017) morning about the error which has resulted in voters in the constituency receiving literature on the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Two men mugged on Queensway footbridge

YEOVIL NEWS: Two men mugged on Queensway footbridge

Posted: 19th May 2017
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two men were mugged in Yeovil in an early morning attack. The incident took place on the Queensway on Sunday, May 7, 2017, between 3.45am and 4am. The men were walking over the footbridge that leads from the Tesco store towards Huish when they were approached by two men. They were then forced to the ground before being robbed of…

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YEOVIL NEWS: A perfect send-off to legendary teacher Jeff Stone

YEOVIL NEWS: Perfect send-off to legendary teacher Jeff Stone

Posted: 17th May 2017
  MUCH-LOVED and much-respected Yeovil teacher Jeff Stone, who passed away suddenly earlier this month, was given a perfect send-off by hundreds of people at his funeral. There was standing room only at St John’s Church in the heart of Yeovil on Wednesday (May 17, 2017) as family, friends, teaching colleagues and students, both past and present, attended the service of…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Mayor gets waxed as St Margaret’s Hospice fete enjoys the sunshine

YEOVIL NEWS: Mayor gets waxed as St Margaret’s Hospice fete enjoys the sunshine

Posted: 14th May 2017
  FUN-LOVING Yeovil Mayor, Cllr Darren Shutler, smiled through the pain on Saturday (May 13, 2017) as he had his chest waxed in order to raise funds for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. The Mayor, who last month bravely completed a 15,000ft skydive for charity, probably would have rather jumped out of an aeroplane again rather than undergo the rather painful experience of…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Yeovil Constituency Labour candidate meets supporters

SOMERSET NEWS: Yeovil Constituency Labour candidate meets supporters

Posted: 13th May 2017
LABOUR candidate for the Yeovil Constituency at next month’s General Election will be meeting with supporters on Saturday (May 13, 2017). Ian Martin will be “rallying the troops” for the campaign ahead leading up to the election on Thursday, June 8, 2017, during a meeting between 11am and midday at the Yeovil labour Club at Unity Hall in Central Road, Yeovil. “If people…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Men who targeted vulnerable people with drugs are sent to prison

YEOVIL NEWS: Men who targeted vulnerable people with drugs are sent to prison

Posted: 12th May 2017
TWO men have been sentenced to prison for drug dealing offences in Yeovil. Che McLoed, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with the intent to supply class A drugs, and received 42 months in prison (minus 40 days on tag) on May 3, 2017.  While 28-year-old Clive Owusu-Dome, from Conley Road in London, also pleaded guilty to drug dealing and was…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Tesco backs Community Sports Trust language programme in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Tesco backs Community Sports Trust language programme in Yeovil

Posted: 12th May 2017
  A SCHEME which encourages children from across Yeovil to learn a new language has received a £2,000 boost from the town’s Tesco Extra store. The store on Queensway in Huish is backing Yeovil Town Community Sports Trust’s Language Programme, Soccerlinguistics. The community trust uses Yeovil Town Football Club and football-related resources to deliver the programme…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Melissa wins Tesco’s I Love Yeovil competition

YEOVIL NEWS: Melissa wins Tesco’s I Love Yeovil competition

Posted: 12th May 2017
A YOUNG artist’s picture depicting why she loves Yeovil is to be seen by thousands of customers at the Tesco Extra town centre store after it was chosen as the winner of a school competition. Melissa Keable, six, from Pen Mill Infant and Nursery Academy, drew a picture of a helicopter taking off from Westland Helicopters headquarters. The I Love Yeovil competition was…

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