CORONAVIRUS: Council’s well-being hub is up and running to support communities

CORONAVIRUS: Council’s well-being hub is up and running to support communities

Posted: 6th April 2020
A NEW pop-up well-being hub has been launched by South Somerset District Council to ensure that local communities receive all the help they need during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This support includes offering extra support in areas where residents in the district need it most.  A big addition to this extra support is the brand new pop up SSDC well-being hub which…

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CANCELLED: Coronavirus outbreak forces cancellation of Yeovil Beer Festival

CANCELLED: Coronavirus outbreak forces cancellation of Yeovil Beer Festival

Posted: 11th March 2020
ORGANISERS of the annual Yeovil Beer Festival have announced that they have taken the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event because of the ongoing fears about the Coronavirus outbreak. It was announced on Wednesday (March 11) that the festival – planned to take place at the Westlands Yeovil venue on April 24-24 – had been cancelled. “We have weighed up every…

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YEOVIL NEWS: WIN tickets to see Havana Nights at Westlands Yeovil venue

YEOVIL NEWS: WIN tickets to see Havana Nights at Westlands Yeovil venue

Posted: 7th March 2020
AN all new show Havana Nights brings an exciting mix of Latin dances with individual performances from Graziano and Giada as well as entertaining group numbers with their supporting dancers.  The show will be fast paced and promises to be fresh and innovative with amazing routines to dazzle and wow you.  Graziano Di Prima has established himself on the hit BBC show…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Get your FREE copy of Yeovil Press NOW!

YEOVIL NEWS: Get your FREE copy of Yeovil Press NOW!

Posted: 7th March 2020
A BUMPER 80-page March edition of the Yeovil Press community newspaper is available NOW for people to pick-up for FREE from various outlets in and around the town. Copies are available from various outlets including main Tesco store in Yeovil, the Morrisons store, Octagon Theatre, Yeovil Library, Westlands Entertainment Venue, the Co-Op Garage in Sherborne Road, the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Gin night fizzes for local charities

YEOVIL NEWS: Gin night fizzes for local charities

Posted: 15th February 2020
A GIN and More Night held at the Quicksilver Mail in Yeovil helped to raise a fantastic £1,100 for Yeovil District Hospital’s Breast Cancer Unit Appeal and the School in a Bag initiative. The charity night was hosted by DNA Events – more commonly known to people as former Yeovil Mayor, Darren Shutler, and his wife Anna. They were supported by a number of volunteers on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Yeovil’s links with award-winning 1917 movie

YEOVIL NEWS: Yeovil’s links with award-winning 1917 movie

Posted: 15th February 2020
FORMER Yeovil College media student Patrick Walsh returned to share his experiences and insights following time spent on the set of award-winning film 1917. Patrick described life as a private in the Army during the First World War in the film which was the big winner at the Bafta Film Awards with seven prizes in total which included Best Film, Best British Film, Best…

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YEOVIL NEWS: The Hub ‘greens up’ for the It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme

YEOVIL NEWS: The Hub ‘greens up’ for the It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme

Posted: 15th February 2020
THE Hub, a Yeovil-based service for vulnerable adults across Dorset and Somerset, has received high praise in the Royal Horticultural Society’s It’s Your Neighbourhood initiative. The non-competitive scheme is run by the world’s leading gardening charity for community groups wanting to ‘green up’ their local area. With help from Brimsmore Gardens, which donated 150…

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YEOVIL NEWS: February edition of Yeovil Press is out NOW!

YEOVIL NEWS: February edition of Yeovil Press is out NOW!

Posted: 7th February 2020
THE February 2020 edition of the Yeovil Press community newspaper is available NOW for people to pick-up for FREE from various outlets in and around the town. Copies are available from the main Tesco store in Yeovil, the Morrisons store, Octagon Theatre, Yeovil Library, Westlands Entertainment Venue, the Co-Op Garage in Sherborne Road, the Co-Op store on the Westfield…

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YEOVIL NEWS:: Breast Cancer Unit Appeal hits £1.3m milestone

YEOVIL NEWS:: Breast Cancer Unit Appeal hits £1.3m milestone

Posted: 28th January 2020
THE Breast Cancer Unit Appeal at Yeovil District Hospital has hit new heights last week when it reached the £1,300,000 mark. The appeal total was bumped up by Claire Sparrow and her friends Sarah Childs, Isabelle Mace, Sarah Smibert, Sarah Edwards and Anne Clark who put together a charity ball and raised £13,482 in one night. They were given the honour of updating the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Patients to benefit from funding boost to Yeovil Hospital’s A&E department

YEOVIL NEWS: Patients to benefit from funding boost to Yeovil Hospital’s A&E department

Posted: 15th January 2020
THOUSANDS of people needing emergency treatment and care will benefit from a £1.1million extension to Yeovil District Hospital’s accident and emergency department this year. The new A&E department development will increase the capacity of the department and add new bays in which patients are assessed and treated. It will also see a new space created to care for children…

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