YEOVILTON LIFE: Qualified air engineering technicians spark celebrations

YEOVILTON LIFE: Qualified air engineering technicians spark celebrations

Posted: 1st August 2017
BRIILLIANT young service men and women from RNAS Yeovilton marked the successful completion of their training to become competent Royal Navy air engineering technicians. This group of 50 exemplary young Royal Navy engineers join the Gained Trained Strength of the Fleet Air Arm. Commander Al Tracy, Commanding Officer of the Air Engineering Department at Yeovilton…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Boys will be boys – toddler gets toilet seat stuck around neck

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Boys will be boys – toddler gets toilet seat stuck around neck

Posted: 31st July 2017
A WORRIED dad took his two-year-old son into Somerton Fire Station on Monday (July 31, 2017) night for help after his son had got a toilet training seat stuck around his neck. It was coming up to 8.30pm when the firefighters at Somerton had to deal with this more unusual incident. The officers quickly got the seat off and the little boy was thankfully uninjured in his…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Passenger killed in Yeovilton crash

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Passenger killed in Yeovilton crash

Posted: 31st July 2017
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision near Yeovil. The incident happened at 11.10pm on Sunday (July 30, 2017) on the B3151 at Costello Hill, Yeovilton. A Nissan Qashqai was travelling from the direction of RNAS Yeovilton, when it failed to negotiate a series of bends and crossed to the opposite carriageway. It was collision with a…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Three people taken to hospital after crash near RNAS Yeovilton

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Three people taken to hospital after crash near RNAS Yeovilton

Posted: 31st July 2017
THREE people needed to be released from the wreckage of a two-vehicle crash near RNAS Yeovilton on Sunday (July 30, 2017) night. Firefighters from Yeovil and Somerton were mobilised just after 11pm following a request for support from police officers and ambulance personnel to the incident on Costello Hill at Ilchester. It was confirmed that three casualties were still…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Conservatory fire at Crewkerne

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Conservatory fire at Crewkerne

Posted: 30th July 2017
  A CONSERVATORY of a home in Crewkerne was completely destroyed in a fire on Sunday (July 30, 2017) afternoon. Three fire engines from Crewkerne, Yeovil and Beaminster were mobilised shortly after 5pm to the incident in Henhayes Lane after the alarm was raised by the occupant of the property. On arrival at the home the firefighters found the fire involved a…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Sherborne Road is back open

YEOVIL NEWS: Sherborne Road is back open

Posted: 29th July 2017
THE main road between Yeovil and Sherborne has now reopened following the early completion of a major drainage scheme – four days ahead of schedule. Teams worked 24 hours a day to keep the closure in Sherborne Road to a minimum and reduce disruption although it naturally caused problems for many people and businesses in the area. It was announced on Friday (July 28…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Staffing needs to be increased to cut out funeral service mistakes

YEOVIL NEWS: Staffing needs to be increased to cut out funeral service mistakes

Posted: 26th July 2017
STAFFING hours need to be increased to try and stop unfortunate errors from happening during funeral services at Yeovil Crematorium. Members of the Yeovil Crematorium and Cemetery Committee were presented with a report last week which said that complaints had been received from funeral directors, bereaved and clergy because of mistakes made by temporary staff. During the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Planners chew over Pizza Hut plans

YEOVIL NEWS: Planners chew over Pizza Hut plans

Posted: 26th July 2017
PIZZA Hut has failed to win the support of local planners in its proposals to open up a new takeaway in the centre of Yeovil. Verona Foods Ltd has applied to South Somerset District Council for permission to turn office premises at 29 Princes Street, Yeovil, into a takeaway outlet for the well-known pizza chain. But members of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Councillors oppose latest flats plan

YEOVIL NEWS: Councillors oppose latest flats plan

Posted: 26th July 2017
PLANS to build a block of flats on land at the rear of a well-known menswear and hire wear shop in Yeovil town centre have been opposed. Members of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee agreed last week to object to the proposals being put forward by Mr G. Culver to build the block of seven flats with cycle and refuse storage and car parking on land at the rear of 31…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Motor retail plans for Fusion Park given backing

YEOVIL NEWS: Motor retail plans for Fusion Park given backing

Posted: 26th July 2017
PLANS for a car dealership to utilise the majority of the so far empty Fusion Park development in Yeovil have been given support by local planners. Members of Yeovil Town Council’s planning committee agreed last week to give their backing to the proposals for the site in West Hendford being put forward by F. J. Chalke and the Abbey Manor Group. Councillors said last…

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