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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YEOVIL NEWS: Emergency temporary accommodation officially opens in Yeovil

YEOVIL NEWS: Emergency temporary accommodation officially opens in Yeovil

Posted: 25th October 2018
A REFURBISHED and revamped temporary accommodation unit in Yeovil has been officially opened by South Somerset District Council to use for people who are homeless. Fair View – formerly Liberty House – is a purpose built unit comprising of 11 self-contained bedsits with communal kitchen and social areas. The site also benefits from on-site staff daily, Monday to Friday…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Man given life sentence for armed robberies

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Man given life sentence for armed robberies

Posted: 16th October 2018
A MAN has been given a life sentence for armed robberies at a post office in Martock and a convenience store in Dorset. Dion Kevin Levy, aged 40 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Taunton Crown Court on Monday (October 8, 2018) after admitting a charge of robbery and possessing a bladed article in a public place, relating to an incident at the Spar Store in Yetminster on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: It’s gold for Yeovil – bloomin’ marvellous!

YEOVIL NEWS: It’s gold for Yeovil – bloomin’ marvellous!

Posted: 5th October 2018
THE Yeovil in Bloom group has scooped a Gold award once again in the annual South West in Bloom competition. The group was also awarded the special Abiss Memorial Trophy for the best horticultural municipal display in the South West for St John’s Churchyard. The Yeovil entry was rewarded in recognition of its excellent floral displays and community involvement…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Drug-dealing violence on town centre streets

YEOVIL NEWS: Drug-dealing violence on town centre streets

Posted: 28th September 2018
TWO men have been left in a critical condition in hospital following a night of violence in Yeovil town centre. At 12.20am on Friday (September 28, 2018) morning police were alerted by the ambulance service to an incident at a property on South Street, Yeovil, in which a number of people had been assaulted. On arrival, officers found a number of people with injuries…

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