Club Neo gets ready for Zero Project on Halloween night

Club Neo gets ready for Zero Project on Halloween night

Posted: 16th October 2012
THE Zero Project is offering an alternative this Halloween to trick or treating by holding one of its successful under 18’s club nights at Club Neo in Yeovil. The event will take place at the nightspot in Stars Lane, Yeovil, on Wednesday, October 31, from 7pm to 11pm. To get young clubbers into the Halloween Party mood they are encouraged to come in fancy dress with…

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Amicus Law welcomes Juliet Stevens

Amicus Law welcomes Juliet Stevens

Posted: 16th October 2012
AMICUS Law, one of Somerset’s fastest growing firms of solicitors, is proud to welcome Juliet Stevens to its team to provide specialist legal services for private clients in their Yeovil office. Juliet deals with Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and the administration of estates. Juliet also advises on estate planning matters and asset protection…

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Team GB Paralympia​n to open new mobility service at hospital

Team GB Paralympia​n to open new mobility service at hospital

Posted: 16th October 2012
MAXINE Moore, a member of Team GB who competed at London 2012, will be at Yeovil District Hospital on October 19 to launch a new retail service aimed at helping patients who struggle with movement. Maxine, 19, was born at Yeovil Hospital and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of one. Despite restricted mobility, she is British Women’s’ champion at the Club…

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Wessex Water at Somerton in running for two national Green awards

Wessex Water at Somerton in running for two national Green awards

Posted: 14th October 2012
A PROJECT at Somerton sewage treatment works which aims to sustainably remove nutrients before they enter watercourses has been shortlisted for two national awards. The Somerton Reedbed Project, which removes phosphorous through biochemical reactions between waste water, metal-rich materials and reeds, has been shortlisted in the Green Business Awards in the Green…

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Kelly coins in £55k for women's health and maternity services at Yeovil Hospital

Kelly coins in £55k for women's health and maternity services at Yeovil Hospital

Posted: 13th October 2012
THE Matron for Women’s Health and Maternity Services at YeovilDistrictHospital has been successful in obtaining a grant of just over £55,000 to develop the hospital’s patient feedback systems both across the trust and nationally. Kelly Kent’s ‘iCARE if you’re smiling’ project was one of just nine successful initiatives chosen out of 147 national applications who applied…

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Rare bird found at sewage treatment works

Rare bird found at sewage treatment works

Posted: 13th October 2012
AN UNUSUAL migrant bird has been spotted by keen birdwatchers at a South Somerset sewage treatment works. The wryneck, which is a small sparrow-sized bird that breeds in Scandinavian forests, was captured at Wessex Water’s plant in Langport. The bird is a rare sighting in Britain. It was discovered in the fine meshed nets, which are used regularly at the site to capture…

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Results from Chard Children's Carnival

Results from Chard Children's Carnival

Posted: 12th October 2012
THE Olympic theme was prominent among some of the entries in this year's Chard Children's Carnival. An exellent entry of Row Britannia came first in the groups three to five in number with Jaiden Bellamy, Kira Bellamy, Darla Sutherland and Lakeisha Bellamy. Pretty Patriotic with Erin Bond came second in the single entry from six to 16-year-olds category, while Aless…

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Pregnant Together success in Yeovil

Pregnant Together success in Yeovil

Posted: 12th October 2012
A GROUP of mums - including Juliet Sturgess (pictured here with baby daughter Rebecca) - are celebrating the success of an innovative antenatal group which was set up by midwives at Yeovil District Hospital. The pilot project, called ‘Pregnant Together’, was such a hit that midwives are now planning to offer it to more mums. The project transformed the antenatal care…

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The Green Shed celebrates second birthday

The Green Shed celebrates second birthday

Posted: 12th October 2012
A COMMUNITY project in Sherborne, which provides the facility of adults with learning difficulties to work, has just celebrated its second birthday. The team at The Green Shed, which is based at Castle Gardens, produces kindling, plant troughs and other items using recycled material. Mayor of Sherborne Cllr. Peter Rhodes attended the birthday celebration and thanked The…

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20ft straw man burnt to the ground

20ft straw man burnt to the ground

Posted: 12th October 2012
AN APPEAL has been issued for witnesses after a 20ft straw man was destroyed in a fire at North Perrott. The sculpture had been produced for the North Perrot Farm Shop's annual apple day, which is to be held tomorrow (Saturday, October 13). A 20ft tall structure made from hay and wood had been erected in the field opposite the farm shop. It had been designed by the niece…

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