YEOVIL NEWS: Beer festival raises a glass and lots of money for local good causes

YEOVIL NEWS: Beer festival raises a glass and lots of money for local good causes

Posted: 12th December 2018
THE Yeovil Beer Festival committee has presented cheques to five local good causes amounting to more than £14,000. The proceeds were raised during the sixth beer festival which was held in April 2018 at the Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil and it allowed the volunteer Brew Crew to toast success once again. Yeovil Lions Club and Yeovil Round Table have supported…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Extension plans for Palmers Fish & Chips restaurant

YEOVIL NEWS: Extension plans for Palmers Fish & Chips restaurant

Posted: 2nd December 2018
PLANS have been unveiled to increase the size of the restaurant area at Palmers Fish & Chips on the outskirts of Yeovil in a bid to cater for demand. The proposed extension includes an overspill dining area, together with storage facilities, both on the ground floor and the first floor, along with staff facilities on the first floor, at the take-away and restaurant at…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Dunelm looks set to take over empty BHS store in Quedam

YEOVIL NEWS: Dunelm looks set to take over empty BHS store in Quedam

Posted: 2nd December 2018
NATIONAL home furnishing store Dunelm looks set to take over a large vacant retail site in the Quedam Shopping Centre in Yeovil which has been left empty since the demise of BHS. Plans have been submitted to South Somerset District Council for Dunelm to put up company signage at the former BHS store at 12 Ivel Square. Included in the planning application is an artist’s…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Diva Lunch supports Action Medical Research charity

YEOVIL NEWS: Diva Lunch supports Action Medical Research charity

Posted: 22nd November 2018
THE seventh Diva Lunch organised by the East Coker Committee of Action Medical Research was held at the fantastic Tithe Barn at Haselbury Mill. Two hundred ladies attended to enjoy a lunch, some retail therapy and entertainment by former Mr England, Jordan Williams, and they raised a whopping £8,000-plus. Action Medical Research is a UK-wide charity saving and changing…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Round Tablers support Fairmead School

YEOVIL NEWS: Round Tablers support Fairmead School

Posted: 22nd November 2018
YEOVIL Round Table has supported Fairmead School in Yeovil by providing some new furniture for a classroom. Visiting Round Table members were given a tour of the school in Mudford Road by a couple of students and Fairmead’s deputy safeguarding lead and head of school Nicky Barratt. The tour concluded with refreshments – made by the students - in the classroom which has…

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Romford Pele is on the ball at Yeovil Round Table charity luncheon

HEADLINE: Romford Pele is on the ball at Yeovil Round Table charity luncheon

Posted: 18th November 2018
THE annual Yeovil Round Table charity luncheon held at the Manor Hotel was another big success raised over £21,000 for various good causes. Around 130 people attended the luncheon where they enjoyed a three-course meal, an auction and an entertaining talk from former Arsenal and England footballer Ray Parlour. Earlier in the day members of the Yeovil Round Table handed…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Joe’s book coins in the cash for good causes

YEOVIL NEWS: Joe’s book coins in the cash for good causes

Posted: 18th November 2018
WELL-KNOWN Yeovil man Joe Conway has presented cheques worth £3,000 to deserving causes with proceeds from the sale of his book. Joe, who last year was a recipient of an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in recognition of his services to industrial relations and the community in Yeovil, had a book printed entitled The Westland Zoo 1974 to 2016, A View From The…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Donation made to diabetes team at Yeovil Hospital

YEOVIL NEWS: Donation made to diabetes team at Yeovil Hospital

Posted: 18th November 2018
A FANTASTIC £1,000 cheque has been presented to the paediatric diabetes team at Yeovil District Hospital – thanks to a tombola stall held at a charity ball earlier this year. Teresa Rendell (pictured second left) organised the tombola stall and sourced a stack of fab prizes to be won during the Funtastia Ball held at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS Yeovilton in May…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Pen Mill Ladies team up with School in a Bag

YEOVIL NEWS: Pen Mill Ladies team up with School in a Bag

Posted: 18th November 2018
PEN Mill Ladies FC in Yeovil has hit the back of the net after teaming-up with local charity School in a Bag. The ladies, who play in the South West Women’s Football League, have got the School in a Bag logo on their shirts and use the charity’s minibus for transport to away matches. They have also agreed to help support the charity – which provides schoolbags of…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Millions to be spent on Yeovil Police Station refurbishment

YEOVIL NEWS: Millions to be spent on Yeovil Police Station refurbishment

Posted: 1st November 2018
PLANS have been approved by Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens to invest millions of pounds refurbishing Yeovil police station at Horsey Lane. The re-development - subject to planning permission - would  see the six floors of the current police station built in 1975, reduced to three and extensive refurbishment, costing  approximately…

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