SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Highlighting problems with dropped kerbs

CHARD NEWS: Highlighting problems with dropped kerbs

Posted: 3rd October 2016
MEMBERS of Chard Town Council and local people have joined together to look at the condition of dropped kerbs throughout the town. All of the dropped kerb problems will be collated by the town council and then sent to Somerset County Council as a request for a plan to improve them. Cllr Amanda Broom said: “The idea to do this came from a resident in my ward, they have a…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Highbridge Caravan Centre thanks people for their support after devastating fire

NEWS FROM SEDGEMOOR: Highbridge Caravan Centre thanks people for their support after devastating fire

Posted: 2nd October 2016
THE owners of the Highbridge Caravan Centre – which suffered a devastating fire in the early hours of Saturday (October 1, 2016) causing damage estimated to be worth around £1m – have thanked people for their “kind words” of support. Carnage has been left behind after fire swept through the centre on the A38 in Bristol Road, Highbridge, and destroyed more than 100…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Highbridge Caravan Centre thanks people for their support after devastating fire

NEWS FROM SEDGEMOOR: Highbridge Caravan Centre thanks people for their support after devastating fire Photo 7

Posted: 2nd October 2016
THE owners of the Highbridge Caravan Centre – which suffered a devastating fire in the early hours of Saturday (October 1, 2016) causing damage estimated to be worth around £1m – have thanked people for their “kind words” of support. Carnage has been left behind after fire swept through the centre on the A38 in Bristol Road, Highbridge, and destroyed more than 100…

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IN PHOTOS: Dramatic pictures from Highbridge Caravan Centre blaze

IN PHOTOS: Dramatic pictures from Highbridge Caravan Centre blaze

Posted: 1st October 2016
INVESTIGATIONS are underway at the Highbridge Caravan Centre to find out what caused a fire to break out which has caused massive damage. The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has reported this morning (Saturday, October 1, 2016) that around 160 caravans had been “destroyed or damaged” in the incident. It was around 1.30am when the Fire Service first started…

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IN PHOTOS: Dramatic pictures from Highbridge Caravan Centre blaze

IN PHOTOS: Dramatic pictures from Highbridge Caravan Centre blaze Photo 7

Posted: 1st October 2016
INVESTIGATIONS are underway at the Highbridge Caravan Centre to find out what caused a fire to break out which has caused massive damage. The Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service has reported this morning (Saturday, October 1, 2016) that around 160 caravans had been “destroyed or damaged” in the incident. It was around 1.30am when the Fire Service first started…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Cow rescued from slurry pit

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Cow rescued from slurry pit

Posted: 1st October 2016
A COW has been rescued this morning (Saturday, October 1, 2016) after getting stuck in a slurry pit in Crewkerne. The alarm was raised at 10.30am about the problem in Barn Lane with reports that the animal was three quarters submerged in the slurry pit and was in distress. Firefighters from Crewkerne and Martock were mobilised along with a specialist rescue team from…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Massive fire at Highbridge Caravan Centre

NEWS FROM SEDGEMOOR: Massive fire at Highbridge Caravan Centre

Posted: 1st October 2016
A HUGE fire has destroyed or damaged around 160 caravans overnight in Somerset. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received dozens of calls from members of the public from around 1.30am this morning (Saturday, October 1, 2016) about a blaze engulfing the Highbridge Caravan Centre at Bristol Road in Highbridge. One fire engine from Burnham-on-Sea was initially…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Can you give the Marmite Dog a home?

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Can you give the Marmite Dog a home?

Posted: 30th September 2016
HE will either love you to bits and will be your best friend, or he just won’t. That is why staff at Ferne Animal Sanctuary near Chard have dubbed Busby, the Marmite Dog. Busby has been waiting too long for a new home. Through no fault he was handed over to Ferne months ago and is just waiting patiently for the right home and owner. He does not suit a life in kennels…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Can you give the Marmite Dog a home?

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Can you give the Marmite Dog a home?

Posted: 30th September 2016
HE will either love you to bits and will be your best friend, or he just won’t. That is why staff at Ferne Animal Sanctuary near Chard have dubbed Busby, the Marmite Dog. Busby has been waiting too long for a new home. Through no fault he was handed over to Ferne months ago and is just waiting patiently for the right home and owner. He does not suit a life in kennels…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man needs medical help after bungalow fire

YEOVIL NEWS: Man needs medical help after bungalow fire

Posted: 29th September 2016
FIREFIGHTERS were called out this afternoon (Thursday, September 29, 2016) after being notified by Careline that an alarm was sounding at a sheltered accommodation bungalow in Yeovil. One fire engine from Yeovil was called to a property in the Milford area of the town and discovered there had been a small fire. The incident involved a saucepan on a hob, but although the…

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