YEOVIL NEWS: Have you seen missing Lesley Beard?

YEOVIL NEWS: Have you seen missing Lesley Beard?

Posted: 25th May 2015
POLICE are appealing for the public's help in locating a missing woman from Yeovil. Lesley Beard, 47, of Goldcroft Court, was last seen in Exeter on May 18, 2015. It is believed that Lesley was seen at the Post Office on Sidwell Street, Exeter, at 10.30am. She is also seen on CCTV in the vicinity of Bedford   Street, Exeter, on May 20, 2015, at 3.50pm. A police spokesman…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Conservatives celebrate Yeovil election victory

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Conservatives celebrate Yeovil election victory

Posted: 24th May 2015
NEW Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh enjoyed a celebratory party with jubilant constituency Conservative Association members at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster. More than 40 Conservative members from the Yeovil Constituency gathered on Friday (May 22, 2015) for the first time since the General Election on May 7 which saw Mr Fysh defeat long-time Liberal Democrat MP David Laws. The…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: County council chief hears about Ilminster’s problems

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: County council chief hears about Ilminster’s problems

Posted: 24th May 2015
THE chief executive of Somerset County Council, Pat Flaherty, was in Ilminster this week meeting with local people to talk about their local concerns. Mr Flaherty arrived in the town at the invitation of Ilminster’s county council member, Cllr Linda Vijeh, after he had said that he was keen to meet people face-to-face to discuss various issues. Among those who attended…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Auditions start for X Factor at the Quedam

YEOVIL NEWS: Auditions start for X Factor at the Quedam

Posted: 23rd May 2015
AUDITIONS for TV talent show The X Factor have begun this morning (Saturday, May 23, 2015) at the Quedam Shopping Centre in Yeovil. Wannabe pop stars of the future are hoping to find stardom in the annual competition which in recent years has uncovered acts such as One Direction, Olly Murs and Leona Lewis. But could YOU join that list? Auditions got underway in the…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Avoid recycling confusion in Ilminster

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Avoid recycling confusion in Ilminster

Posted: 23rd May 2015
HOUSEHOLDERS in Ilminster are being urged to take extra care when putting out materials for waste collection later this month as they have a recycling choice for their paper and card. Both Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) and Gemini Carnival Club will be collecting paper and card on the same day on Saturday, May 30, 2015. To avoid confusion, Gemini is advising anyone…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Toaster sparks fire at Taunton property

SOMERSET NEWS: Toaster sparks fire at Taunton property

Posted: 22nd May 2015
SIX adults and four children were checked for smoke inhalation this morning (Friday, May 22, 2015) after a kitchen fire. Fire Control received a call at just after 10am about a problem at a property in Stanley Close, Staplegrove, where the kitchen was full of smoke. One fire crew from Taunton was sent out and officers discovered there had been a fire within a toaster…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Tea light fire at Martock

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Tea light fire at Martock

Posted: 22nd May 2015
A TEA light left on a storage heater at a home in Martock this morning (Friday, May 22, 2015) sparked three fire engines being mobilised. Firefighters from Martock and Yeovil were sent out at just before 8.45am to the property in Steppes Crescent. The officers discovered smoke in the property and they ventilated the building before leaving.

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Independents have their say

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Independents have their say

Posted: 22nd May 2015
THE three independent councillors on South Somerset District Council acted as “king-makers” last night (Thursday, May 21, 2015) at the authority’s first meeting since the recent local election. With there being no majority party at the council with Liberal Democrats holding 29 seats and Conservatives 28, the three independents of Cllrs Dave Bulmer, Andrew Turpin and Tony…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Council to start journey on terminating chief exec’s contract

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Council to start journey on terminating chief exec’s contract

Posted: 22nd May 2015
COUNCILLORS have agreed to “start out on a journey” towards saving South Somerset District Council £90,000 a year with the early termination of the authority’s “shared” chief executive. The council met for the first time last night (Thursday, May 21, 2015) following the local elections earlier this month and the first major topic for members to chew over and debate…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Woman punched and kicked to ground in street attack

SOMERSET NEWS: Woman punched and kicked to ground in street attack

Posted: 21st May 2015
POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in an attempted robbery in Glastonbury. It happened back on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, but the victim has only just been able to give officers full details. At about 10.30pm the 54-year-old woman was walking alone along Magdalene Street towards the kebab shop. As she crossed Heritage Court she was grabbed…

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