YEOVIL NEWS: Ten year anniversary show for Castaway Theatre Group

YEOVIL NEWS: Ten year anniversary show for Castaway Theatre Group

Posted: 10th September 2014
THE ever-popular Yeovil-based Castaway Theatre Group will be putting on the show of its life later this month to celebrate its tenth anniversary. It does not seem possible that ten years have passed since the group was first formed in 2005 by Lyn Lee Brown – initially as a way to raise funds for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. Castaways’ first show was called Summer…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Crash victim named as James Satchell

SOMERSET NEWS: Crash victim named as James Satchell

Posted: 9th September 2014
POLICE have tonight (Tuesday, September 9, 2014) named the man who died in a two-car collision on the outskirts of Yeovil last week as 18-year-old James Satchell of Bridgwater. The collision, involving a Vauxhall Corsa and a Skoda Fabia, happened at just after midnight on the A3088 Cartgate link road on Friday (September 5, 2014). James, who was driving the Corsa, died at…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Security guard assaulted at hospital

YEOVIL NEWS: Security guard assaulted at hospital

Posted: 9th September 2014
A SECURITY guard at Yeovil District Hospital was assaulted after he approached somebody attempting to break-in through an unlocked window. Police are now appealing for witnesses to the suspected attempted burglary assault which took place outside the hospital. A police spokesman: “The incident took place outside YeovilHospital when a security guard was patrolling and…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Barking success for fun dog show!

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Barking success for fun dog show!

Posted: 7th September 2014
DOG owners and their animals converged on the Ferne Animal Sanctuary near Chard today (Sunday, September 7, 2014) to support its annual fun dog show. The event was blessed with great weather which encouraged a bumper crowd to come and support the show with an array of dogs. PHOTO - TOP: Border collie Ruff on the agility course at Ferne Animal Sanctuary. PHOTO - RIGHT:…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Hundreds take part in giant water slide fun

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Hundreds take part in giant water slide fun

Posted: 7th September 2014
  AROUND 350 people went down a giant water slide in Chard town centre today (Sunday, September 7, 2014) to help raise money for local charities. The High Street was blocked off and motorists diverted to allow for the slide - nearly 300ft long - to take centre stage with water pouring down thanks to the help of the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. The event…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Annual dog show at Ferne Animal Sanctuary

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Annual dog show at Ferne Animal Sanctuary

Posted: 7th September 2014
THE ever-popular annual Fun dog Show is being held today (Sunday, September 7, 2014) at Ferne Animal Sanctuary. Attracting owners and their dogs from all areas, the event at the sanctuary near Chard starts at 11am with registration until 12.30pm. Judging commences at 1pm. Each class has a £1 entry fee. Special event parking is available on the day for £3 per car…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Woman assaulted in alleyway

YEOVIL NEWS: Woman assault in alleyway

Posted: 6th September 2014
POLICE are appealing for the public’s help after a 27-year-old woman was assaulted in Yeovil. The woman was walking through an alleyway connecting Thatcham Park and Ilchester Road at about 5.20am on Sunday (August 31, 2014) when she was approached by a man. The man pushed her against a wall, causing an injury to her face. She managed to kick out at him but he ran off…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Guns stolen in burglary

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Guns stolen in burglary

Posted: 6th September 2014
A REWARD of up to £1,000 is being offered by the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers for information after a number of firearms were stolen from a business in South Somerset.  A total of 15 shotguns (12-gauge) and three rifles (a.338 caliber and two.308 caliber) were stolen during a break-in at Rifleman Firearms at about 10.30pm on Tuesday, August 26…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Cannabis factory busted by police

SOMERSET NEWS: Cannabis factory busted by police

Posted: 6th September 2014
POLICE have busted a cannabis factory at a home in Somerset. Officers carried out a Misuse of Drugs warrant at an outhouse of a property in Berkeley Road, Frome, on Friday, September 5, 2014. A police spokesman told the Yeovil Press: “A cannabis factory was found and around 25 plants and a quantity of dried cannabis were seized.” A 47-year-old man was arrested on…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Police want help in Co-op theft investigations

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Police want help in Co-op theft investigations

Posted: 6th September 2014
POLICE have released CCTV images of three people who may have information about a shop theft at a Co-op store in Somerset? On Monday, August 18, 2014, two men and a woman entered the store in Fore Street, Chard, together and have stolen a number of items including a shopping basket belonging to the store. PHOTO - RIGHT: Do you recognise this woman at the Co-op store in…

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