YEOVIL NEWS: Council to buy Yeovil Town’s Huish Park stadium?

YEOVIL NEWS: Council to buy Yeovil Town’s Huish Park stadium?

Posted: 24th November 2020
SOUTH Somerset District Council is looking at buying Huish Park and other land owned by Yeovil Town FC to help ease financial pressures on the club caused by Covid-19. If agreed, the proposal, which will be on the council’s District Executive agenda next week, would see the authority purchase the main property and land assets of the club at Huish Park and lease it back…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Skinned badgers found dumped in dustbin bags

YEOVIL NEWS: Skinned badgers found dumped in dustbin bags

Posted: 19th October 2020
BAGS filled with the mutilated remains of badgers left volunteer litter-pickers in Yeovil distraught. Jude Parsons, of the Team Yeovil group, said that she felt “broken” after making the disturbing discovery in Stone Lane on Monday (October 19, 2020). “This afternoon the person who dumped these bags broke me,” she wrote on the social media Florence’s Street Clean Mission…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Theatre boss “over the moon” at vital funding support

YEOVIL NEWS: Theatre boss “over the moon” at vital funding support

Posted: 18th October 2020
OFFICIALS at the award-winning Octagon Theatre in Yeovil have been breathing a huge sigh of relief after receiving a lifeline of nearly £300,000 from the Government. The Octagon has been closed since lockdown was introduced in March because of the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, while activities at its sister venue, the Westlands Yeovil entertainment complex, have…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Yeovil’s rubbish problems are becoming a toilet pan-demic

YEOVIL NEWS: Yeovil’s rubbish problems are becoming a toilet pan-demic

Posted: 15th October 2020
VOLUNTEER rubbish collectors in and around Yeovil are picking-up more and more litter and fly-tipped waste in a bid to try and keep our community tidy. But they seem to be fighting a losing battle as irresponsible people seem totally unable to put their rubbish or unwanted items in a bin or take them to the household waste recycling centre. We might have used a play on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Pittards has a heart for the hospital

YEOVIL NEWS: Pittards has a heart for the hospital

Posted: 15th October 2020
THE Yeovil-based Pittards has presented Yeovil District Hospital with a cheque for £595 which it has raised from the proceeds of the sale of special leather hearts. The hearts were produced when lockdown was brought in following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic and they were gifted to families and key workers as a way of saying “thank you” and to let people know…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Helping Houndstone's hedgehogs

YEOVIL NEWS: Helping Houndstone's hedgehogs

Posted: 15th October 2020
AN APPEAL has gone out to people living on the Houndstone estate in Yeovil asking them to think more about hedgehogs living in the area. A flier has been pushed through letterboxes with the headline - Help Houndstone Hedgehogs - asking for people to do what they can to protect the prickly creatures from injury after four hedgehogs were found in the past 12 months with…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Music in the Park event to remember anniversary dates

YEOVIL NEWS: Music in the Park event to remember anniversary dates

Posted: 15th October 2020
YEOVIL Town Council is planning to hold a Music in the Park event at Yeovil Recreation Ground next year. Plans to commemorate the 75th anniversaries of VE Day and VJ Day earlier this year were scuppered because of the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and resulting restrictions. But now members of the council’s promotions and activities committee are determined to hold…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Three footie fans have got it all covered in new venture

YEOVIL NEWS: Three footie fans have got it all covered in new venture

Posted: 15th October 2020
THREE Yeovil Town fans have joined forces to set up a new business to supply clubs, businesses and organisations with quality branded clothing. GMM Brandtex was the brainchild of Glovers’ supporters Gavin Young, Mark Kelly and Michael West when the wearing of masks in shops became compulsory because of the Covid-19 pandemic and they spotted a gap in the market to brand…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man stabbed in assault

YEOVIL NEWS: Man stabbed in assault

Posted: 15th October 2020
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Yeovil in the early hours of Thursday (October 15, 2020). The incident happened in St Michaels Avenue at about 4.25am. A police spokesman said: “A man, in his 30s, sustained a number of stab wounds and he was taken to hospital by paramedics. His condition is not believed to be life-threatening or…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Entries needed for the Pittards Poppy Trophy

YEOVIL NEWS: Entries needed for the Pittards Poppy Trophy

Posted: 12th October 2020
ENTRIES are wanted for the annual Pittards Poppy Trophy which is held each year to find the best Poppy Day display in and around the Yeovil area. The competition is organised by the Yeovil branch of the Royal British Legion and the display can take any form and is left entirely to the discretion of those making the display. The trophy – sponsored by Yeovil firm Pittards…

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