YEOVIL NEWS: Toaster fire at Welland Road

YEOVIL NEWS: Toaster fire at Welland Road

Posted: 26th December 2015
FIREFIGHTERS from Yeovil were called out following reports of a kitchen fire at a home in the town. The alarm was raised at just before 6.15pm yesterday (Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2015) at Welland Road. Two fire engines from Yeovil were mobilised. Firefighters discovered that the fire involved a toaster. “The cause of the fire was accidental which resulted in…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Oven fire at Milborne Port

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Oven fire at Milborne Port

Posted: 26th December 2015
FIREFIGHTERS were called out to deal with an oven fire at a home in Milborne Port. The alarm was raised at just before 2pm yesterday (Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2015) to the incident at a property in the High Street. Officers found a fire in a ground floor kitchen contained within the oven involving a tray of fat.

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SOMERSET NEWS: Helping people on the road to employment

SOMERSET NEWS: Helping people on the road to employment

Posted: 26th December 2015
NINE young people with learning disabilities are on the path to paid employment as part of a pioneering initiative run by Somerset County Council, Musgrove Park Hospital and Somerset College. The initiative is known as Project SEARCH, a one-year programme which aims to give young people with Learning Disabilities the skills to obtain competitive paid employment. The nine…

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CHRISTMAS 2015: Home Farm carols are a seasonal success for School in a Bag team

CHRISTMAS 2015: Home Farm carols are a success for School in a Bag team

Posted: 25th December 2015
THE School in a Bag charity team held a wonderful festive night at its Home Farm headquarters in Chilthorne Domer in the build-up to Christmas. The Home Farm Carols event saw charity supporters and their families enjoy a night of carol singing, solo performance, music and group participation – including a rousing rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas. Seasonal…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Syrian refugee families coming to the county

NEWS FROM SOMERSET: Syrian refugee families coming to the county

Posted: 25th December 2015
SOMERSET will welcome an initial six refugee families next year as part of a national programme to support those fleeing war-torn Syria. The UK Government has pledged to settle 20,000 Syrian refugees over a five year period, including 1,000 in the first group, and has sought volunteer councils to offer resettlement. Somerset is not a current asylum dispersal area so many…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Time for a rest for the posties

YEOVIL NEWS: Time for a rest for the posties

Posted: 25th December 2015
POSTMEN and women in Yeovil and South Somerset can take a rest today (Christmas Day 2015) after completing a manic few weeks in the build-up to the festive season. Thousands of Christmas cards and parcels have been sorted and delivered by the postal staff. Yeovil MP Marcus Fysh went along to the Yeovil Sorting Office in Huish on Monday (December 21, 2015) to find out…

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CHRISTMAS 2015: Pardoes celebrate festive season in style and raise money for hospice

CHRISTMAS 2015: Pardoes celebrate festive season in style and raise money for hospice

Posted: 25th December 2015
HUNDREDS of Yeovil shoppers enjoyed a Christmas carols charity event and music from the award-winning Royal Navy Volunteer Band. The festive shoppers joined in singing Christmas carols and took their chances at the huge tombola hosted by Pardoes Solicitors in Princes Street, Yeovil, last Saturday (December 19, 2015). All money raised will now be donated to St Margaret’s…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chimney fire drama at Wincanton pub

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chimney fire drama at Wincanton pub

Posted: 25th December 2015
FIREFIGHTERS were called out from across the area last night (Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, 2015) following a fire at the Bear Inn in Wincanton. A total of six fire engines were mobilised from Wincanton, Castle Cary, Gillingham and Mere at just after 8pm to help with the incident at the pub in Market Place. Firefighters initially discovered a fire within the…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Two people taken to hospital after kitchen fire

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Two people taken to hospital after kitchen fire

Posted: 25th December 2015
TWO people were taken to hospital in the early hours of Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24, 2015) suffering from smoke inhalation following a fire at a home. The alarm was sounded at just before 3.30am and firefighters from Somerton, Castle Cary and Glastonbury attended the scene at a property in Manor Park, Keinton Mandeville. On arrival they discovered a fire in the…

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CHRISTMAS 2015: Merry Christmas everybody!

CHRISTMAS 2015: Merry Christmas everybody!

Posted: 25th December 2015
THE Yeovil Press would like to wish everybody today (Friday, December 25, 2015) a very Merry Christmas and here’s looking forward to a great 2016. We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas holiday period with family and friends.

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