SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Enjoy that Midsummer Experience in Ilminster

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Enjoy that Midsummer Experience in Ilminster

Posted: 13th June 2015
THE annual Ilminster Midsummer Experience is well and truly underway and - hopefully - the weather will stay kind. The flags are flying and Ilminster is a picture of colour as IMEX enjoys another fun-filled weekend of activities for all the family. This year’s IMEX began yesterday (Friday, June 12, 2015) and runs through to Sunday (June 14, 2015) and it is a key event in…

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HOME FARM FEST 2015: VIDEO - Snakebyte on film Part One

HOME FARM FEST 2015: VIDEO - Snakebyte on film Part One

Posted: 12th June 2015
ONE week ago today (Friday, June 12, 2015) and the tenth annual Home Farm Music Festival in aid of the Piers Simon Appeal and its School in a Bag initiative was getting underway at Chilthorne Domer. The stars of the show on the first night were, without question, local band Snakebyte who rocked out the tunes at the Lloyd Lounge – supported by Yeovil Press – much to the…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Man suffers severe injuries in Pizza Choice assault

SOMERSET NEWS: Man suffers severe injuries in Pizza Choice assault

Posted: 12th June 2015
POLICE are investigating an assault in Pizza Choice in Bridgwater which left a 19-year-old victim with several facial fractures needing metal plates fitted. There were several people in the area, in particular a woman with blonde hair, a woman with dark hair and a man in a green t-shirt who intervened during the incident which happened at Pizza Choice in High Street…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man mugged in late night attack

YEOVIL NEWS: Man mugged in late night attack

Posted: 12th June 2015
POLICE are looking for two men following a robbery in Yeovil in the early hours of Sunday (June 7, 2015) when a victim was punched to the floor and had money stolen from him. It happened at around 1am on Sunningdale Road close to the junction with Rosebery Avenue. A police spokesman said: “The 41-year-old victim was attacked first from behind and then while on the…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Pull! Tug of War national championships coming to Johnson Park

YEOVIL NEWS: Pull! Tug of War national championships coming to Johnson Park

Posted: 12th June 2015
JOHNSON Park in Yeovil will be the venue next weekend for the National Outdoor Tug of War Championships. The championships – held by the Tug of War Association – will be held on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the park in Coronation Avenue. Tug of war teams from all over England will be taking part in the event which will see teams competing for the gold, silver and bronze…

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YEOVIL NEWS: School reunion for the Class of 1985

YEOVIL NEWS: School reunion for the Class of 1985

Posted: 12th June 2015
A NIGHT of reminiscing will be had tonight (Friday, June 12, 2015) when the Class of ’85 from Preston School will gather for a reunion in Yeovil. Former students of Preston who left the Yeovil school in 1985 – who will need no reminding that that is now 30 years ago - will be meeting at The Beach Café Bar in Park Road for a night of memories and laughter. Organisers are…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Rescued from lift

YEOVIL NEWS: Rescued from lift

Posted: 11th June 2015
TWO people had to be rescued this morning (Thursday, June 11, 2015) after getting stuck in a lift in Yeovil. The alarm was raised at just before 9.45am to the incident at Crofton Court and two fire engines from Yeovil were mobilised. A Fire Service spokesman said: “Crews confirmed the lift had stopped, but we were able to gain access and release two people.”

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YEOVIL NEWS: Person locked in house

YEOVIL NEWS: Person locked in house

Posted: 11th June 2015
FIREFIGHTERS were called out this evening (Thursday, June 11, 2015) to help somebody who had got locked inside a property in Yeovil. A call for help was made at 8pm to the home in Woodcote, off of Lysander Road, and one fire engine from Yeovil was mobilised to the incident. The Fire Service has released few details about the incident other than that officers were able to…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Search for missing mother and son widens

SOMERSET NEWS: Search for missing mother and son widens

Posted: 11th June 2015
THE investigation into missing Somerset woman Rebecca Minnock and her three-year-old son Ethan has been widened. There have been possible sightings of Rebecca – who likes to be known as Becky – in the Cheltenham area of Gloucestershire and also the Birmingham area. Becky and Ethan, of Highbridge, have not been seen since Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in the MusgroveParkHospital…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Serial criminal sent to prison - for two weeks

SOMERSET NEWS: Serial criminal sent to prison - for two weeks

Posted: 11th June 2015
A TAUNTON man has received two weeks in prison for a 15th breach of an anti-social behaviour order - his latest prosecution in a 33-year history of offending across England. Edward Bryson, 50, now has more than 156 convictions for 298 offences and has been arrested almost 300 times. This latest imprisonment relates to four recent breaches of his order which bans him from…

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