YEOVIL NEWS: Information day for carers

YEOVIL NEWS: Information day for carers

Posted: 3rd September 2014
AN information day will be held in Yeovil tomorrow (Thursday, september 4, 2014) for people who are caring for a relative or loved one. A day of information, support and advice for carers will be held at the Palmers Garden Centre, Yeovil, from 10am to 4pm. South Somerset Carers’ Champions will be coming together with support workers from Compass Carers, Carers’…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Slimmers do Race for Life

YEOVIL NEWS: Slimmers do Race for Life

Posted: 2nd September 2014
YEOVIL slimmers are preparing to hold a five-mile Slimming World does Race for Life event to raise money for a leading cancer charity and are calling for local volunteers to take part and join them. The 60 women and men, who are all members of Shelley Lawrence’s Slimming World groups, will be holding their own event at Park House on September 7 at 12.30pm to raise money…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Four people rescued from Marks and Spencer store lift

YEOVIL NEWS: Four people rescued from Marks and Spencer store lift

Posted: 2nd September 2014
FOUR people had to be rescued this afternoon (Tuesday, September 2, 2014) after getting stuck in a life at the Marks and Spencer store in Yeovil. Two fire engines from Yeovil were called out to the store in Middle Street at just after 12.30pm. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman told the Yeovil Press: “On arrival the crews made contact with four…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Going for gold to make town blooming beautiful!

YEOVIL NEWS: Going for gold to make town blooming beautiful!

Posted: 2nd September 2014
GREEN-FINGERED enthusiasts have been going for gold in a bid to make Yeovil looking blooming beautiful this summer People may have noticed a difference in the floral displays this year; a bright display of gold perhaps? This year, South Somerset District Council and Yeovil in Bloom has been growing gold for pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Bloomers across the…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Thousands of free school meals being dished up

SOMERSET NEWS: Thousands of free school meals being dished up

Posted: 2nd September 2014
SOMERSET schools will be successfully serving up over 15,000 free infant school meals a day from this term after new Government legislation came into force. Somerset County Council worked closely with schools to ensure they were fully compliant with the new legislation and able to provide free nutritional school meals to all children in reception, Year One and Year Two…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Meet the police at Morrisons

YEOVIL NEWS: Meet the police at Morrisons

Posted: 2nd September 2014
POLICE will be holding a beat surgery at the Morrisons supermarket store in Lysander Road, Yeovil, on Friday, September 5, 2014. Shoppers will be able to go and speak with police officers from between 12noon and 2pm about any issues they might have. People will also be able to get crime reduction advice.

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YEOVIL NEWS: Ice bucket challenge for Lord's Larder

YEOVIL NEWS: Ice bucket challenge for Lord's Larder

Posted: 1st September 2014
STAFF at Yeovil-based Yarlington Housing Group used the current social media craze of the “ice bucket challenge” to raise money for the Lord’s Larder food bank. As summer slowly begins her exit, it is hard to think of winter chills and heating bills. But colder weather is not far away, which can mean difficult choices for many families. With over ten per cent of all…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Horse loose on A303 after crash

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Horse loose on A303 after crash

Posted: 1st September 2014
THERE was traffic chaos on the A303 near Ilminster this morning (Monday, September 1, 2014) after an accident involving three vehicles which resulted in a horse getting loose on the road. The three-vehicle collision – including a horse box - happened at just after 10.30am. Firefighters discovered two walking wounded casualties and one other person who was trapped inside…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Junior motorbikes stolen

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Junior motorbikes stolen

Posted: 1st September 2014
POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to find three junior motorbikes taken from the Langport area. They were taken sometime between Monday, August 18, 2014, and Monday, August 25, 2014, from a garage at a property in Eastover. The bikes taken were a red mini moto, a small black trials bike (suitable for a five to seven-year-old) and a small red and blue Suzuki…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Views wanted on play area improvement project

YEOVIL NEWS: Views wanted on play area improvement project

Posted: 1st September 2014
VIEWS are wanted from people on how they would like to see a Yeovil play area improved. Yeovil Town Council and South Somerset District Council are working in partnership and have allocated funding for improvements to the Summerhouse View play area. A council spokesman said: “Our aim is to increase the quality and quantity of opportunities at this location.” Proposals…

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