YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Suspected stolen sheep are rounded up by police

YEOVIL AREA NEWS: Suspected stolen sheep are rounded up by police

Posted: 31st January 2017
POLICE have seized 52 suspected stolen sheep from a field just outside Yeovil on Tuesday (January 31, 2017) afternoon. The sheep are believed to have been stolen and the police’s rural crime team is now investigating where they might have come from. Devon and Somerset Trading Standards and two local vets joined the team in checking the sheep’s identity tags, health and…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Around 2,000 people from Yeovil ask for invite to Donald Trump to be withdrawn

YEOVIL NEWS: Around 2,000 people from Yeovil ask for invite to Donald Trump to be withdrawn

Posted: 31st January 2017
HUNDREDS of people in the Yeovil constituency have signed a national petition calling on the Government to withdraw an invitation to the new President of the United State of America, Donald Trump, to visit the UK. Just under 2,000 people in the Yeovil area have joined more than one million others nationwide in signing a petition calling for the State Visit of President…

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SOMERSET NEWS: No grounds for complaint against Chief Constable

SOMERSET NEWS: No grounds for complaint against Chief Constable

Posted: 31st January 2017
AN investigation has found "no evidence" to support complaints made against Avon and Somerset Constabulary’s Chief Constable Andy Marsh. The Police and Crime Commissioner, Sue Mountstevens, was required by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) to appoint a police force to investigate complaints against Chief Constable Andy Marsh in May 2016. The complaints…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man appears in court charged with rape

YEOVIL NEWS: Man appears in court charged with rape

Posted: 30th January 2017
A 46-year-old man has been charged with the rape of a woman in Yeovil. Florin Daniel Grenlus, who works as a taxi driver, has been charged with raping a 19-year-old woman on Saturday (January 28, 2017). Grenlus, of Greenhill Road in Yeovil, appeared before Yeovil Magistrates’ Court on Monday (January 30, 2017) morning and was remanded in custody to next appear before…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man taken to hospital after collapsing at panto show

YEOVIL NEWS: Man taken to hospital after collapsing at panto show

Posted: 29th January 2017
THE Castaway Theatre Group has sent out a big GET WELL SOON message after a man collapsed near the end of its final pantomime show and had to be taken to hospital by ambulance. The Yeovil-based Castaways were coming to the finale of Snow White on Saturday (January 28, 2017) night when Brian Saunders, 86, a well-known veteran of the local amateur dramatic and operatic…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Have you seen wanted man Justin Fear?

SOMERSET NEWS: Have you seen wanted man Justin Fear?

Posted: 27th January 2017
POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in finding wanted man Justin Fear. Fear, 22, is wanted by police in connection with a number of theft offences in Taunton. He is about 5ft 6ins tall, of medium build with brown hair. A police spokesman said: “If you see Fear, please call 999 and give the call handler the reference number 5216271593. “If you know where he may be…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Man needs medical treatment after kitchen fire

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Man needs medical treatment after kitchen fire

Posted: 22nd January 2017
EMERGENCY services were called out in the early hours of Sunday (January 22, 2017) following reports of a kitchen on fire at a home in Ilchester. Fire engines from Yeovil, Somerton and Martock were mobilised after getting a call for help just before 1am. On arrival at the scene in Great Orchard the firefighters found a fire in the kitchen where utensils had been left on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Motorists warned of two-car crash on Preston Road

YEOVIL NEWS: Motorists warned of two-car crash on Preston Road

Posted: 22nd January 2017
MOTORISTS were urged to use extra caution on Sunday (January 22, 2017) morning following a two-vehicle collision on Preston Road in Yeovil. It appears that the incident involved two cars. One was left parked on the road with damage sustained to the front passenger side of the vehicle, while a Mini was left across the pavement on the other side of the road with the front…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Electrical fire at residential home – residents led to safety

YEOVIL NEWS: Electrical fire at residential home – residents led to safety

Posted: 20th January 2017
THIRTY residents were led to safety by emergency services personnel following an electrical fire at a residential home in Yeovil. The alarm was raised at just after 1am on Friday (January 20, 2017) about the incident at a home in Roping Road. Firefighters from Yeovil, Sherborne and Street were mobilised and officers found the situation involved an outside electric meter…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Aerospace industry future to be debated in House of Commons

YEOVIL NEWS: Aerospace industry future to be debated in House of Commons

Posted: 18th January 2017
YEOVIL MP Marcus Fysh is taking the future of Somerset’s aerospace industry to the heart of Government with a debate in the House of Commons. MPs will have the chance to discuss innovative ways of working together to safeguard the industry and the highly skilled jobs it supports in Yeovil and elsewhere during the debate at Westminster Hall on Tuesday (January 24, 2017)…

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