Sport Relief 2014: Man versus Machine as cyclists race a helicopter!

Sport Relief 2014: Man versus Machine as cyclists race a helicopter!

Posted: 12th March 2014
SAILORS from 815 Naval Air Squadron at RNAS Yeovilton will tomorrow (Thursday, March 13, 2014) be facing the ultimate test of man versus machine when they try to race one of their Lynx helicopters for Sport Relief. Twenty personnel from the squadron will be pedal around the Merryfield airfield near Ilminster – the satellite airfield for RNAS Yeovilton – while a Lynx…

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Lynx crew return home safe and sound

Lynx crew return home safe and sound

Posted: 12th March 2014
HELICOPTER aircrew returned home yesterday (Tuesday, March 11, 2014) at RNAS Yeovilton where they were met by delighted family and friends. Aircrew from 815 Naval Air Squadron deployed in August last year were given a fantastic reception as they touched down. PHOTO - TOP: Leading Air Engineering Technician Anthony Skene and Chloe. The Lynx Flight embarked with HMS…

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Will YOU give this trampoline some TLC to bring it bouncing back to life?

Will YOU give this trampoline some TLC to bring it bouncing back to life?

Posted: 12th March 2014
AN online auction to buy a trashed trampoline which got blown up into a tree on a main road in Yeovil during a storm has reached its first major milestone figure - £50. The trampoline is in need of repair and a bit (well, a lot actually) of TLC in order for it to come bouncing back to life – but it could be yours by bidding for it on eBay. It was first reported on…

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Students go bananas for Fairtrade Fortnight!

Students go bananas for Fairtrade Fortnight!

Posted: 12th March 2014
MEMBERS of the Student Union at Yeovil College encouraged their friends and staff to turn “yellow” on Friday (March 7, 2014) for Fairtrade Fortnight. As well as telling everyone about fair-trade at a stand at the college, the students also raised money for the campaign by selling fruit and marshmallow kebabs to dip in fair-trade chocolate fountains in the college’s…

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Three arrested over ongoing sexual exploitation case in Yeovil

Three arrested over ongoing sexual exploitation case in Yeovil

Posted: 11th March 2014
  THREE men have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into sexual exploitation offences in Yeovil. A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of rape and conspiracy to rape and has been released on bail until May 16, 2014. A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape, conspiracy to rape, trafficking a female for sexual exploitation and…

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Theft at Yeovil Motor Company

Theft at Yeovil Motor Company

Posted: 11th March 2014
CRIMESTOPPERS are asking for YOUR help in identifying this woman in connection with a theft in Yeovil. The incident happened at 6pm on Friday, February 21, 2014, where an offence of theft took place at Yeovil Motor Company in Reckleford. A Crimestoppers spokesman said: “CCTV shows a woman who we believe might have some information which can help our enquiries.” She…

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Yeovil College inspired by the care of St Margaret's Hospice

Yeovil College inspired by the care of St Margaret's Hospice

Posted: 11th March 2014
BUSINESS students and staff at Yeovil College have raised £600 for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice after being inspired by care received by their relatives. The students were inspired by the stories of classmate Jake Bradley, whose grandmother received help from a hospice in Dorchester supported by nurses including those from St Margaret’s, and lecturer Lorraine Dash…

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World Book Day celebrations at Preston School

World Book Day celebrations at Preston School

Posted: 11th March 2014
WORLD Book Day has been celebrated once again at Preston School in Yeovil with its traditional enthusiasm. All types of literature were represented at Preston – which is also a specialist Business and Enterprise Academy - from The Wizard of Oz to Sherlock Holmes. The Preston canteen also joined in the fun with a Harry Potter inspired menu and students were served their…

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Let's make this car TOO HOT to handle!

Let's make this car TOO HOT to handle!

Posted: 11th March 2014
THIS Audi S3 was stolen last night (Monday, March 10, 2014) from the driveway of a home in Yeovil. The car – registration WF63 VNY – was stolen from outside the owner’s home in Laburnum Way. Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800-555111. Please circulate this message and “share” the link to this story on your Facebook and…

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Paramedics help woman after fire

Paramedics help woman after fire

Posted: 11th March 2014
ONE woman needed treatment after suffering from smoke inhalation following a fire last night (Monday, March 10, 2014) at a home in Ilminster. The alarm was raised at just after 7pm to initial reports of an electric fire on fire at a property in Victoria Court, Silver Street. Two fire crews from Chard and one from Ilminster attended the scene and discovered that there had…

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