YEOVIL NEWS: Dunelm to open at the Quedam Centre this summer

YEOVIL NEWS: Dunelm to open at the Quedam Centre this summer

Posted: 23rd April 2019
THE Quedam Centre in Yeovil has announced that furniture and household retailer Dunelm will be opening at the shopping centre in the summer. The hugely popular home retailer will be the latest store to join the line up at the Quedam Centre in Yeovil, filling the former BHS unit on Ivel Square. The 35,000 sq ft store will stock a wide range of furnishings and homewares…

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YEOVIL NEWS: New town centre bar gets licence

YEOVIL NEWS: New town centre bar gets licence

Posted: 18th April 2019
YEOVIL people will soon be able to drink “a fantastic selection of hand-picked gins” in the town centre after the district council granted the licence for a new bar. Jordan Frost intends to open Kiki Lounge on Princes Street in three weeks’ time, according to the business’ official website. Mr Frost came before South Somerset District Council’s licensing sub-committee in…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Plans to open new bar area upstairs at Wetherspoon pub in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Plans to open new bar area upstairs at Wetherspoon pub in Yeovil

Posted: 24th March 2019
THE Wetherspoon pub in Yeovil could soon be increasing its space for customers by opening upstairs as as extra bar area. Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has submitted plans to South Somerset District Council for the development of the existing first floor and flat roof area to “customer area and garden terrace” at the William Dampier hostelry in Middle Street. The proposals…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Appeal after horse found dead on waste land near Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Appeal after horse found dead on waste land near Yeovil

Posted: 17th March 2019
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of the carcass of a horse in Yeovil. It was found on waste land off Lyde Road in Yeovil at about 11am on Saturday (March 16, 2019). It appears the horse – a Shetland pony - had been struck to the head with a blunt item. Its rear legs were tied together with a rope. A police spokesman said: “We are appealing for…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Perfect £1m start to new Breast Cancer Unit Appeal

YEOVIL NEWS: Perfect £1m start to new Breast Cancer Unit Appeal

Posted: 15th March 2019
A £2m Breast Cancer Unit Appeal at Yeovil District Hospital got off to the perfect start last week – thanks to a £1m legacy left in a will. The hospital is currently treating 2,000 new breast cancer patients each year along with 3,000 follow-up patients, but there are no dedicated facilities for them. So the Yeovil Hospital Charity has this month launched an appeal to…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man taken to hospital with serious head and chest injuries after assault

YEOVIL NEWS: Man taken to hospital with serious head and chest injuries after assault

Posted: 7th March 2019
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a disturbance in Yeovil last night (Wednesday, March 6, 2019). Officers were called at about 5pm to the incident in the Marl Close area of the town. A man in his 50s was assaulted and taken to hospital with serious head and chest injuries. He remains in hospital in a stable condition. His injuries are not believed to be life…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Woman sexually assaulted in underpass

YEOVIL NEWS: Woman sexually assaulted in underpass

Posted: 3rd March 2019
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in an underpass in Yeovil in the early hours of Sunday (March 3, 2019) morning. The victim, who is in her 30s, was walking in the underpass at the end of West Hendford at about 3am when she was grabbed by a man and pulled to the ground. The man ran off after the victim fought back. The offender is…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Vegan Market at the Quedam

YEOVIL NEWS: Vegan Market at the Quedam

Posted: 2nd March 2019
THE Quedam Shopping Centre in Yeovil will be hosting a Vegan Market on Saturday (March 2, 2019). It will showcase local catering companies, vegan candle makers, Kombucha, artisan Vegan cheese, dairy free award-winning companies, beauty products and many more Vegan based products and gifts. Angela Psoma, the organiser of the market, said: “It takes a lot of commitment and…

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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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