YEOVIL NEWS: Peaky Blinders party night raises £6k for charity

YEOVIL NEWS: Peaky Blinders party night raises £6k for charity

Posted: 9th February 2019
PEAKY Blinders party night co-organiser Jane Helyar has thanked everyone for their support of the event which raised £6,000 for charity. The Westlands Entertainment Venue in Yeovil stepped back in time when it hosted a 1920s party based around the TV drama Peaky Blinders. The event was organised by Jane, Adam Burgan, Louise Lee and Darren Santiago and proved a huge hit…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Thriller of a Civic Evening for the Mayor

YEOVIL NEWS: Thriller of a Civic Evening for the Mayor

Posted: 9th February 2019
THE Mayor of Yeovil, Cllr David Recardo, hosted a Civic Evening for visiting dignitaries and representatives of local groups and organisations. The evening started with a reception and buffet at the Yeovil Day Centre in South Street and was then followed by a performance of the tense and chilling thriller Veronica’s Room at the Swan Theatre. The Mayor thanked all those…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Beehive buzzes for charity work

YEOVIL NEWS: Beehive buzzes for charity work

Posted: 9th February 2019
SUPPORTERS of the Beehive pub in Yeovil have been thanked for their support of the local hospital. Pub licensees Ann and Kev were joined by some of their customers on Sunday (February 3) lunchtime to present a £1,750 cheque to Sarah Cherry of the Yeovil Hospital Charity. The money was raised by a variety of fundraising events and initiatives over the past year at the…

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YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Fantastic support for the Soldiers’ Charity

YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Fantastic support for the Soldiers’ Charity

Posted: 9th February 2019
A YEOVIL businessman has presented a cheque for £2,675 to the ABF The Soldiers’ Charity during a get-together for volunteer supporters. Craig Turner, of Turner Windows, handed over the cheque at a curry supper event at Wayne’s Bar and Bistro on the A303 not far from the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS Yeovilton. Twenty-four volunteer supporters of the charity, previously…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Gin night tastes good for charity

YEOVIL NEWS: Gin night tastes good for charity

Posted: 9th February 2019
A CHARITY gin night held at the Quicksilver Mail in Yeovil has raised £900 for the School in a Bag organisation and St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. The Gin and More event was hosted by Darren and Anna Shutler on Saturday, February 2, and saw a full-house of people who were met by a wide variety of different gins. Party-goers were also able to enjoy wine and fizz, while…

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YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Cold feet weather is perfect for Cold Feet actor to open new Pop-Up Eco Supermarket

YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Cold feet weather is perfect for Cold Feet actor to open new Pop-Up Eco Supermarket

Posted: 9th February 2019
IT was perfect “cold feet weather” which greeted Hermione Norris – star of TV dramas Cold Feet and Spooks – as she officially opened a new Pop-Up Eco Supermarket on the outskirts of Yeovil. Hermione, who has also recently appeared in the latest series of crime drama Luther, was delighted “to do the honours” after being invited by shop creators Claire Ashton and Gaynor…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Manslaughter conviction following death of a man in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Manslaughter conviction following death of a man in Yeovil

Posted: 23rd January 2019
A 28-YEAR-OLD man has been convicted of manslaughter following the death of a man in Yeovil last summer. Following a trial at Bristol Crown Court, Kristian William Bailey was convicted on Wednesday (January 23, 2019) by a jury of the manslaughter of Joseph ‘Joe’ Jennings.   Mr Jennings was found by an ambulance crew with multiple injuries in the stairwell of flats at…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Gun siege as suspected armed robber is arrested

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Gun siege as suspected armed robber is arrested

Posted: 23rd January 2019
POLICE arrested a man on Wednesday (January 23, 2019) morning wanted in connection with an armed robbery in the Yeovil area. He was arrested from a property in the Park Street area of Castle Cary at about 4.30am, following a three-hour operation, involving firearms officers. The operation was in response to reports of what sounded like gunshots in the Castle Cary area at…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Woman in hospital after Dorchester Road crash

YEOVIL NEWS: Woman in hospital after Dorchester Road crash

Posted: 22nd January 2019
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a two car road traffic collision on the outskirts of Yeovil. The incident happened on January 12, 2019, at 8am on the A37 Dorchester Road. A red BMW 5 series and a grey Audi A3 were involved. A woman passenger in the Audi suffered serious wrist, collar bone and back injuries and was taken to the Yeovil District Hospital but…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Can you help police trace rightful owners of these rings?

YEOVIL NEWS: Can you help police trace rightful owners of these rings?

Posted: 22nd January 2019
POLICE are asking for help to trace the rightful owners of these rings which officers believe may have been stolen. The jewellery includes three solitaire rings with colourless stones, a ring set with red stones in a flower pattern and two eternity-style rings with light blue stones. They were seized as part of an ongoing investigation in Yeovil. If you believe they are…

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