YEOVIL NEWS: Staffing needs to be increased to cut out funeral service mistakes

YEOVIL NEWS: Staffing needs to be increased to cut out funeral service mistakes

Posted: 26th July 2017
STAFFING hours need to be increased to try and stop unfortunate errors from happening during funeral services at Yeovil Crematorium. Members of the Yeovil Crematorium and Cemetery Committee were presented with a report last week which said that complaints had been received from funeral directors, bereaved and clergy because of mistakes made by temporary staff. During the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Planners chew over Pizza Hut plans

YEOVIL NEWS: Planners chew over Pizza Hut plans

Posted: 26th July 2017
PIZZA Hut has failed to win the support of local planners in its proposals to open up a new takeaway in the centre of Yeovil. Verona Foods Ltd has applied to South Somerset District Council for permission to turn office premises at 29 Princes Street, Yeovil, into a takeaway outlet for the well-known pizza chain. But members of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Councillors oppose latest flats plan

YEOVIL NEWS: Councillors oppose latest flats plan

Posted: 26th July 2017
PLANS to build a block of flats on land at the rear of a well-known menswear and hire wear shop in Yeovil town centre have been opposed. Members of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee agreed last week to object to the proposals being put forward by Mr G. Culver to build the block of seven flats with cycle and refuse storage and car parking on land at the rear of 31…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Motor retail plans for Fusion Park given backing

YEOVIL NEWS: Motor retail plans for Fusion Park given backing

Posted: 26th July 2017
PLANS for a car dealership to utilise the majority of the so far empty Fusion Park development in Yeovil have been given support by local planners. Members of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee agreed last week to give their backing to the proposals for the site in West Hendford being put forward by F. J. Chalke and the Abbey Manor Group. Councillors said last…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Fire safety plans at pub supported

YEOVIL NEWS: Fire safety plans at pub supported

Posted: 26th July 2017
MEMBERS of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee have supported plans to improve fire safety at a local pub. Plans have been submitted to South Somerset District Council to install a new fire escape window, along with associated works, at the Armoury Inn in The Park in Yeovil. A fire risk assessment was carried out in March 2017 and found some concerns – the primary…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Do ewe know where they are?

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Do ewe know where they are?

Posted: 26th July 2017
POLICE are appealing for information after 30 pedigree ewe lambs were stolen from a field at South Petherton earlier this week. The sheep – which were Lleyn pedigree - were taken overnight between Sunday-Monday, July 23-24, 2017. The ewes are four months old and double tagged. “Please get in touch if you have any information that could help us with our investigations,”…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Please return equipment to Yeovil Hospital – they are running out of crutches!

YEOVIL NEWS: Please return equipment to Yeovil Hospital – they are running out of crutches!

Posted: 24th July 2017
THE therapy team at Yeovil District Hospital is sending out a plea to the public to return any equipment they borrowed but no longer need, no matter how long ago they received the items. The call was sparked by the team having to reorder brand new crutches as the stores ran low. Last year alone, Yeovil Hospital spent £112,900 on equipment lent to patients; that could be…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Bunford Park could create thousands of jobs and £100m a year for area

YEOVIL NEWS: Bunford Park could create thousands of jobs and £100m a year for area

Posted: 24th July 2017
BOSSES behind plans to create a new business park and supermarket store on the outskirts of Yeovil have said it could create thousands of jobs for the area and £100-million a year for the local economy. Abbey Manor Group and Sainsbury’s have submitted a hybrid planning application to South Somerset District Council for a new business park, Sainsbury’s supermarket store…

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YEOVILTON LIFE: Emotional homecoming for helicopter crews

YEOVILTON LIFE: Emotional homecoming for helicopter crews

Posted: 21st July 2017
TWO Merlin helicopters have returned home to RNAS Yeovilton after five months at sea covering 27,000 miles and 13 countries while with a French ship. Over the five months 845 Naval Air Squadron trained with US, French and Japanese forces as part of Jeanne d’Arc 17, a multinational training mission, crossed the Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Indian Ocean, South China Sea and…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Wyke Farms put up reward for return of 40kg of stolen award-winning cheese

YEOVIL NEWS: Wyke Farms put up reward for return of 40kg of stolen award-winning cheese

Posted: 19th July 2017
THE award-winning Wyke Farms has put up a £500 reward for the safe return of some of its cheese which was stolen from Yeovil Show at the weekend. The judges crowned Wyke’s Farmhouse Vintage as the Best in Show with another 20kg block of crumbly Vintage taking Reserve Champion. Both 20kg blocks crowned, and worth £500, were taken between the show closing on Saturday (July…

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