YEOVIL NEWS: Chemical spill training exercise at Goldenstones

YEOVIL NEWS: Chemical spill training exercise at Goldenstones

Posted: 18th October 2016
FIREFIGHTERS from across the county converged on the Goldenstones leisure pool in Yeovil to take part in training exercise involving a chemical spill. The drill on Tuesday (October 18, 2016) evening centred around a simulated chemical incident which involved a mixture of two chemicals in the basement of the leisure pool which can be found at Yeovil Country Park…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Be on your guard against doorstep conmen

SOMERSET NEWS: Be on your guard against doorstep conmen

Posted: 14th October 2016
A DETERMINED elderly homeowner in Somerset told a suspected bogus caller who turned up on his doorstep to “get stuffed” and slammed the front door in his face. But police are worried that not everyone will do the same thing and they could fall victim to the suspected distraction burglar. People are being warned to be on their guard against bogus callers at the door after…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Do you know this man? Wanted for hit-and-run incident

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Do you know this man? Wanted for hit-and-run incident

Posted: 14th October 2016
POLICE are investigating a case of dangerous driving and a hit-and-run offence after a car crashed twice in Crewkerne before being abandoned. The incidents happened at around 8.30pm on Sunday, October 2, 2016 when a red BMW, with the registration M3 VBB, collided with street furniture on South Street, injuring a pedestrian, before leaving and being involved in another…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Appeal following fatal road crash

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Appeal following fatal road crash

Posted: 14th October 2016
POLICE are appealing for the public’s help following a fatal road traffic collision last month in Somerset. The incident happened at 3.15am on Monday, September 26, 2016, on Brewham Road in Bruton. A car was travelling east along Brewham Road, when it appeared to lose control, left the road and was in collision with a tree. The car caught fire but was not discovered…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Aviation recruitment firm looks to help GKN workers

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Aviation recruitment firm looks to help GKN workers

Posted: 14th October 2016
ONE of Europe’s leading providers of aviation recruitment services is offering workers – who may find themselves being made redundant at Yeovil-based GKN – expert advice during these troublesome times. JMC Recruitment’s team of consultants are experts in the aviation and aerospace sector. From their South West headquarters, based in Exeter, they are currently recruiting…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Cast off for fishing again at Chard Reservoir

CHARD NEWS: Cast off for fishing again at Chard Reservoir Photo 2

Posted: 13th October 2016
ANGLERS are to be welcomed back to fish at the Chard Reservoir Local Nature Reserve next week following a five-month ban. South Somerset District Council and Chard Angling Club has announced that the reservoir will become angling-friendly again on Monday (October 17, 2016). The angling at Chard Reservoir has been closed since mid-June due to the deaths of a number of…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Cast off for fishing again at Chard Reservoir

CHARD NEWS: Cast off for fishing again at Chard Reservoir

Posted: 13th October 2016
ANGLERS are to be welcomed back to fish at the Chard Reservoir Local Nature Reserve next week following a five-month ban. South Somerset District Council and Chard Angling Club has announced that the reservoir will become angling-friendly again on Monday (October 17, 2016). The angling at Chard Reservoir has been closed since mid-June due to the deaths of a number of…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Ten people arrested in morning drugs raids

YEOVIL NEWS: Ten people arrested in morning drugs raids

Posted: 12th October 2016
A FURTHER ten people have been arrested today (Wednesday, October 12, 2016) in another series of dawn raids as part of an ongoing police investigation into the supply of Class A drugs in Somerset. Five warrants were executed at properties in Yeovil by officers who then searched each premises with specialist drugs dogs. Another 15  people, who were also wanted as part of…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Police activity in the Hawthorn Road area

YEOVIL NEWS: Police activity in the Hawthorn Road area

Posted: 12th October 2016
POLICE have been carrying out a suspected drugs raid at a property in Yeovil this morning (Wednesday, October 12, 2016). Photos were sent to the Yeovil Press at around 9.30am this morning from a passer-by of a number of police vehicles in the Hawthorn Road area of the town which runs between Meadow Road and St John’s Road. Police have been stepping up their efforts on…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Fire at Yeovil Hospital

YEOVIL NEWS: Fire at Yeovil Hospital

Posted: 11th October 2016
FIREFIGHTERS were called out to Yeovil District Hospital after alarms sounded in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, October 11, 2016). Crews from Yeovil and Sherborne were mobilised just after midnight and on arrival officers found there had been a fire within a microwave on one of the wards, but was out by the time they had got there. Firefighters ventilated the…

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