YEOVIL NEWS: From ladies evening to pedal power - Old Mill backing School in a Bag charity

YEOVIL NEWS: From ladies evening to pedal power - Old Mill backing School in a Bag charity

Posted: 9th July 2014
THE Yeovil-based Old Mill Accountants and Financial Planners firm is hoping to add up lots of numbers in the form of £ signs as part of its support for the School in a Bag project. Old Mill, which has offices at Maltravers House in Yeovil, as well as other branches in Exeter, Wells and Dorchester, has the School in a Bag initiative, which is part of the Piers Simon…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Emotional reunion at RNAS Yeovilton - but the beard has got to go!

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Emotional reunion at RNAS Yeovilton - but the beard has got to go!

Posted: 9th July 2014
THERE were hugs, tears, massive smiles and shock for one girlfriend at the Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton after personnel returned home following a six-month operation in the Gulf which saw them seize drugs with a street value of £8.5-million. The helicopter crew from the Lynx Mark 8, affectionately known as Doris because she is the oldest Lynx in the Royal Navy’s…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Emergency repair work on A38 at Wellington

SOMERSET NEWS: Emergency repair work on A38 at Wellington

Posted: 8th July 2014
WORKMEN will be pulling out all the stops tomorrow (Wednesday, July 9, 2014) to resurface a stretch of the much-used A38 through Somerset - which has been damaged by a diesel spill - as quickly as possible. Somerset County Council’s highways department will begin work first thing in the morning to resurface part of the A38 relief road at wellington. The stretch of road…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Porsche Boxster stolen from car dealer

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Porsche Boxster stolen from car dealer

Posted: 8th July 2014
POLICE are appealing for information after a super cool Porsche Boxster car was stolen from Ilchester. The sports car was taken during a burglary at a car dealership on Northover between Saturday, July 5, and Monday, July 7, 2014. A police spokesman told the Yeovil Press: “A window was removed and keys to several vehicles were taken before security barriers were removed…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Will writer fraudster ordered to pay more than £350k - or face an extra five years in prison!

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Will writer fraudster ordered to pay more than £350k

Posted: 8th July 2014
A WILL writer from South Somerset who abused his position of trust has been ordered to pay a confiscation order of £362,978.56. Keith Webber, aged 67, of Cerdic Close, Chard, appeared at Bristol Crown Court today (July 8, 2014) for the confiscation hearing under the Proceeds of Crime Act. PHOTO - RIGHT: Keith Webber. In February of this year he was convicted of six…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Man hit by car after telling driver to pick up litter

YEOVIL NEWS: Man hit by car after telling driver to pick up litter

Posted: 8th July 2014
A MAN was hit by a car after he had complained to the driver about dropping litter at a rugby club on the outskirts of Yeovil. Police are now appealing for witnesses about the incident which happened at about 12.25pm on Monday (July 7, 2014) at the Ivel Barbarians club – now known as Yeovil RFC - off of Dorchester Road. An altercation took place when a member of staff…

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YEOVIL NEWS: Police beat surgery

YEOVIL NEWS: Police beat surgery

Posted: 8th July 2014
NEIGHBOURHOOD police officers will be holding a beat surgery at Birchfield Community Centre in Yeovil later this month. People can pop into the centre on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, from 7pm to 8pm and meet members of the local people team. “People can talk to us about any issues in your area and get crime reduction advice,” a police spokesman told the Yeovil Press.

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: A303 improvements project exhibition

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: A303 improvements project exhibition

Posted: 8th July 2014
A SERIES of exhibitions on improving the A303 are being held during July by Devon County Council and supported by Somerset County Council. They are part of a study into improving the A30/A303 between Honiton and Broadway near Ilminster. The drop-in sessions will set out the progress of the study so far and next steps to improve the route. The exhibitions to be held in…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Get peace of mind with Careline

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Get peace of mind with Careline

Posted: 7th July 2014
PEOPLE with parents who are entering their more senior years could get some real peace of mind if they sign-up with the Careline service offered by South Somerset District Council. A number of people have contacted the Yeovil Press in recent months to thank us for highlighting the excellent service. The Careline provides an emergency alarm pendant that can be worn at all…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Road smash outside Hungry Horse

SOMERSET NEWS: Road smash outside Hungry Horse

Posted: 7th July 2014
SIX people – including one child – were involved in a two-vehicle crash tonight (Monday, July 7, 2014) outside a Hungry Horse pub. The incident happened at just before 8pm on the A38 outside the Hungry Horse in Stonegallows, Bishops Hull, near Taunton. Although nobody was trapped inside the wreckage, firefighters, ambulance personnel and passers-by were helping…

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