YEOVIL NEWS: Cracking down on speeding

YEOVIL NEWS: Cracking down on speeding

Posted: 15th August 2014
POLICE have carried out a series of speed checks along the fast-moving Lysander Road in Yeovil. The checks were made following a number of reports given to police about drivers using Lysander Road like a race track - although it has been a constant problem down the years. A police spokesman, speaking on the Avon and Somerset Constabulary website, said: “As a result a…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Octagon Theatre waves farewell to retiring Rob Sinnick

YEOVIL NEWS: Octagon Theatre waves farewell to retiring Rob Sinnick

Posted: 15th August 2014
THE Octagon Theatre in Yeovil is waving farewell this weekend to its technical manager, Rob Sinnick, who is retiring after 36 years loyal service to the award-winning theatre. An Octagon spokesman said today (August 15, 2014): “Everyone at the theatre would like to thank Rob for his many years service and hard work. “He is an absolute legend and everyone is definitely…

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EXAM RESULTS 2014: University Centre Yeovil has courses available

EXAM RESULTS: University Centre Yeovil has courses available

Posted: 15th August 2014
STUDENTS receiving their A-Level results yesterday (Thursday, August 14, 2014) are being invited to find out what courses are available at the University Centre Yeovil. There might be many students who have been receiving their results and yet still do not know what to do next. They are being invited to contact the University Centre Yeovil on 01935-845454 to find out…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chip pan fire

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chip pan fire

Posted: 15th August 2014
FIREFIGHTERS from Chard, Axminster and Ilminster were mobilised yesterday (Thursday, August 14, 2014) to deal with a chip pan fire at a home. The alarm was raised at just after 10.45am to a property in Wambrook, near Chard. Officers found the fire confined to a chip pan and they used a fire blanket to put out the blaze. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chimney fire at Hardington

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chimney fire at Hardington

Posted: 15th August 2014
FIREFIGHTERS from Yeovil were called out last night (Thursday, August 14, 2014) to deal with a chimney fire at a home. One fire engine from Yeovil was mobilised at just before 8pm to deal with the incident at a two-storey home in Hardington Mandeville.

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Running star Roger Black calls in for coffee!

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Running star Roger Black calls in for coffee!

Posted: 14th August 2014
STAFF at an Ilminster coffee shop were “on their marks, get set, go” today (Thursday, August 14, 2014) when former British running favourite Roger Black popped in with his family. Black, now 48, was the golden boy of athletics during the 1980s and 1990s with a string of medals in 400m events and is now a recognisable face on TV with commentary work. But today he was…

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EXAM RESULTS 2014: Yeovil College is proud of results

EXAM RESULTS 2014: Yeovil College is proud of results

Posted: 14th August 2014
THE vice-principal of Yeovil College, Nikki Sendell, has said everyone involved with the campus should be extremely proud of today’s (Thursday, August 14, 2014) A-Level exam results. College students gained an overall A-Level pass rate of 99% for the sixth year in a row - while the national average has fallen for the first time in more than 30 years. Students also…

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EXAM RESULTS 2014: Yeovil College has served students well

EXAM RESULTS 2014: Yeovil College has served students well

Posted: 14th August 2014
STUDENTS have today (Thursday, August 14, 2014) been singing the praises of Yeovil College in helping them to gain the exam results they have wanted. Sam Sargent, 18, of Martock, who joined Yeovil College from Stanchester Academy, said: “I got an A* in Biology and Bs in Maths and Physics. “I’m going to the University of the West of England to train as an Aerospace…

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EXAM RESULTS 2014: Friends open their results together at Yeovil College

EXAM RESULTS 2014: Friends open their results together at Yeovil College

Posted: 14th August 2014
STUDENTS joined together today (Thursday, August 14, 2014) at Yeovil College to nervously find out the results in their A-Level exams. Hannah Pavey, 18, of Yeovil, gained A grades in Biology, English Language and Sociology, as well as an A* for her Extended Project Qualification.  She is going to the University of St Mark and St John to study Speech Therapy. Former…

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EXAM RESULTS 2014: Yeovil College students are over the moon!

EXAM RESULTS 2014: Yeovil College students are over the moon!

Posted: 14th August 2014
STUDENTS at Yeovil College have today (Thursday, August 14, 2014) been talking of their excitement at getting excellent results in their A-Level exams. Former Westfield Academy student Samuel Redgrave, 18, of Yeovil, achieved A* grades in Psychology, Law and his Extended Project Qualification project, plus a B in Geography. Samuel said: “My EPQ was on capital…

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