YEOVIL NEWS: Homes plan for former Red Cross HQ

YEOVIL NEWS: Homes plan for former Red Cross HQ

Posted: 2nd March 2015
PLANS to turn the former British Red Cross offices in Yeovil into new homes will be discussed tonight (Monday, March 2, 2015) by town planners. Proposals have been submitted to South Somerset District Council to make alterations and convert the large property on the junction of Grove Avenue and Preston Road into six flats and a studio-style cottage, along with the…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Man charged with Glastonbury murder

SOMERSET NEWS: Man charged with Glastonbury murder

Posted: 1st March 2015
A 50-year-old man will appear at South Somerset Magistrates in Yeovil tomorrow (Monday, March 2, 2015) charged with murder. The charge relates to an incident in a property at Watts Corner, Glastonbury, on Thursday (February 26, 2015) where a woman, aged 45, was found dead. A post mortem later confirmed she had died from multiple stab wounds. The police have this evening…

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YEOVIL NEWS: New heating planned for Scout and Guide Hall

YEOVIL NEWS: Heating planned for Scout and Guide Hall

Posted: 1st March 2015
LEADERS of the St Michael’s Scout and Guide Group in Yeovil are looking for financial backing to install a new heating system at its headquarters. The boiler and heating system at its hall desperately needs replacing and engineers have warned that it will not last another 12 months. South Somerset District Council’s neighbourhood development officer, Natalie Ross, said:…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Baby changing facilities planned for community hall

YEOVIL NEWS: Baby changing facilities planned for community hall

Posted: 1st March 2015
THE group which runs the Abbey Manor Community Hall will be hoping it can spend more than just a penny later this week with plans to upgrade the toilet facilities at the hall in Yeovil. The Abbey Manor Community Association has received comments from potential user groups that the toilet cubicles at the hall, which is next door to the Arrow pub at The Forum, are too…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Community defibrillator plan for Hardington

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Community defibrillator plan for Hardington

Posted: 1st March 2015
COUNCILLORS are expected to give the go-ahead later this week to financially support a project which could help to save lives in a village near Yeovil. South Somerset District Council’s Area South committee is being recommended on Wednesday (March 4, 2015) to award Hardington Mandeville Parish Council a £1,374 grant towards the cost of a community defibrillator…

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SOMERSET NEWS: More roadworks planned for Bridgwater area

SOMERSET NEWS: More roadworks planned for Bridgwater area

Posted: 1st March 2015
THE Bridgwater area is set to face further traffic disruption in the weeks ahead with news that £500,000 is being invested to improve the condition of two key roads. Urgent night time resurfacing work will be carried out in March on an 800m stretch of the A39, Quantock Road, and a 700m stretch of the C182, Otterhampton. The cost of £500,000 for the two schemes will come…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Kitchen fire at hotel

SOMERSET NEWS: Kitchen fire at hotel

Posted: 1st March 2015
FOUR people received medical help today (Sunday, March 1, 2015) following a fire at a Somerset hotel. The alarm was raised at just before 9.30am to the incident at the Babington House Hotel in Babington, Kilmersdon. Firefighters from Frome, Shepton Mallet, Bath and Paulton all attended the incident and they discovered that alarms were activating within the hotel and the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Getting on their bikes for Paris!

YEOVIL NEWS: Getting on their bikes for Paris!

Posted: 28th February 2015
SUPPORTERS of the YTFC Get Pedalling event were in the Quedam Shopping Centre in Yeovil today (Saturday, February 28, 2015) to help raise awareness of their forthcoming adventure. A team of riders will be cycling from Yeovil’s twin town of Herblay, which is near the French capital of Paris, back to Yeovil Town FC’s Huish Park stadium from Thursday, April 30, 2015, to…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Child rescued after getting locked-in

SOMERSET NEWS: Child rescued after getting locked-in

Posted: 28th February 2015
A YOUNG child was rescued this morning (Saturday, February 28, 2015) after getting locked in a home in Taunton. One fire engine was sent out at just after 7.30am to the property in Samuels Court. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters gained access to the property through the upstairs window using a ladder. They then opened the…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Woman taken to hospital

SOMERSET NEWS: Woman taken to hospital

Posted: 28th February 2015
A FEMALE casualty was taken to hospital this afternoon (Saturday, February 28, 2015) following reports of a crash in Taunton. The alarm was raised at just before 4.30pm to the incident in Wellington New Road and two fire engines and a rescue tender from Taunton were mobilised. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Firefighters confirmed the…

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