Milsted Langdon gets ready for golf day in Yeovil

Milsted Langdon gets ready for golf day in Yeovil

Posted: 11th October 2012
AWARD-WINNING chartered accountancy firm Milsted Langdon is swinging into action with its golf day challenge in Yeovil later this month. The company has already been limbering up for the golf day when it swapped calculators for clubs at a golf challenge in Bristol.   Now in its third year, the challenge consisted of round-robin matches held over three days throughout the…

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Elks stolen from farm near Yeovil

Elks stolen from farm near Yeovil

Posted: 10th October 2012
POLICE are appealing for information after six elks were stolen from a farm near Yeovil. The elks were stolen between Thursday, October 4, and Friday, October 5. A boundary fence was cut in a field near West Coker and six fully grown elks stolen. Two heavy-duty batteries were also stolen and a further two elks allowed to escape. The theft has been reported to us and we…

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Clare Balding meets a "lovely crowd" in Yeovil

Clare Balding meets a "lovely crowd" in Yeovil

Posted: 10th October 2012
TV sports presenter Clare Balding (pictured) was in Yeovil earlier this week to sign copies of her book My Animals and Other Family at the Waterstone's bookshop in Middle Street. She was delighted to meet with people and later said on the social networking Twitter site that there was a "lovely crowd in Yeovil." During the book signing Clare, who is best known for her…

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An Evening for Isaac raises £8,500

An Evening for Isaac is a big success

Posted: 10th October 2012
A FUNDRAISING event at Westland Leisure Complex in Yeovil on Friday night has been hailed an amazing success by organisers with more than £8,500 being raised. An Evening for Isaac was organised by staff at Yeovil-based Screwfix for young Isaac Flory who is currently receiving treatment for leukaemia in Bristol. His dad, Nick Flory, works at Screwfix. Several hundred…

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Police warn people to be on their guard from doorstep callers

Police warn people to be on their guard from doorstep callers

Posted: 10th October 2012
POLICE are reminding people in the South Somerset area to be wary of unannounced callers after three reported incidents of distraction burglary in the area within the last few weeks. Typically an unknown caller has kept the victim occupied with made-up stories while another offender has snuck in via an unlocked back door and stolen cash or jewellery. Crime reduction…

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Custody visitors wanted at Yeovil Police Station

Custody visitors wanted at Yeovil Police Station

Posted: 9th October 2012
FANCY a closer look inside a police cell? Then why not become an Independent Custody Visitor with Avon and Somerset Police Authority? There currently are vacancies in Yeovil. Custody visitors are people from the local community who observe, comment and report on the condition of police custody cells and how the people detained are looked after. As a custody visitor, you…

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Yarlington bids to improve safer driving among older drivers

Yarlington bids to improve safer driving among older drivers

Posted: 9th October 2012
WITH more than 30 million cars on Britain’s roads, it can feel like there is no longer room to get around, and the need to be fit to drive has never been more important than it is in today’s hectic lifestyle. The change in one’s driving ability can come about very gradually, and the loss of alertness or eyesight is sometimes barely perceptible, but can lead to danger to…

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Cycle shop owners urged to be vigilant

Cycle shop owners urged to be vigilant

Posted: 9th October 2012
SECOND-HAND dealers and cycle shop owners are being urged to be vigilant following the theft of two bikes in Yeovil. The two bikes were taken from a garage in the Grass Royal area of Yeovil overnight September 22-23. Police believe that the bikes would have been lifted over a hedge at the rear of the property. The bikes taken are a white F2 Cannondale women's mountain…

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Police tell motorists to 'belt up'

Police tel motorists to 'belt up'

Posted: 7th October 2012
POLICE across Avon and Somerset stopped more than 300 drivers during a week-long 'belt up' safety campaign. The Europe-wide campaign, which was part of the force's Operation Relentless to keep you safe on the roads, saw mobile patrols on the lookout for anyone breaking the law and sending out the message that seatbelts should be worn in all seats in all vehicles. All the…

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Open day at Yeovil District Hospital

Open day at Yeovil District Hospital

Posted: 6th October 2012
YEOVIL District Hospital’s Open Day on Thursday (October 11, 2012) has hands-on activities and demonstrations to interest people from all walks of life. From 1.30pm staff from across the Trust will be available to meet visitors in the hospital Academy. Scientists from the Pathology Department will be giving demonstrations and showing how they contribute to patient care…

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