Police appeal: malicious notices circulated in South Petherton

Yeovil Express:

2:49pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

MALICIOUS notices which were put up around South Petherton encouraging villagers to try and prevent a family from moving there are being investigated by the police.

Students interested in nursing invited to spend the day at Yeovil District Hospital

Yeovil Express: Shocking: figures show there are only 21 health workers for nearly 17,000 children in Haringey

10:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

STUDENTS thinking of nursing as a career are invited to spend a day with members of the nursing teams at Yeovil District Hospital.

Homes in South Somerset SEVEN times the average salary, study shows

Yeovil Express: VALUE INCREASE: House prices have increased eight per cent, according to a report

2:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE average house price in South Somerset is now seven times the average annual salary of people living in the region, figures show.

South Somerset District Council joins Facebook

Yeovil Express: Facebook logo

7:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council has launched its own Facebook page to keep more residents up to date with the latest news via social networking.

London 2012 Olympics warm-up at to perform in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Fireworks marked the end of the London 2012 Olympics at a packed Olympic Stadium in Stratford, east London

2:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

FRANK Turner, the saviour of folk-punk and Danny Boyle’s beloved warm-up choice for the London Olympics’ opening ceremony, is in concert in Yeovil in September.

Channel 5 children's show Milkshake! to perform in Yeovil

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

KID’S Channel 5 TV favourite, Milkshake! brings its ‘Party Party’ stage show to Yeovil’s Octagon Theatre this September.

Around 1,500 South Somerset families trapped by debt, study shows

Yeovil Express: A Generic Photo of a man who is worried about debt and mortgage repayments. See PA Feature FINANCE Finance Column. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FINANCE Finance Colum

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

OVER 2,500 children in South Somerset are living in families trapped by debt, research by the Children’s Society and StepChange Debt Charity has revealed.

Mosterton art exhibition at Beaminster Public Hall

Yeovil Express: Marie Dexter and Kay Craven enjoy viewing a painting at Gargrave Village Hall art exhibition

4:19pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

MOSTERTON Art Group’s 26th annual exhibition runs until Saturday at Beaminster Public Hall.

South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council office share to cut costs

Yeovil Express:

12:45pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

COST-CUTTING measures will see South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council share SSDC’s central office at Brympton Way, in Yeovil.

Somerset burials among most expensive in the country

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

SOMERSET is one of the most expensive counties in which to be buried, but one of the cheapest in which to be cremated, according to a report by Engage Mutual.

Latest court news: South Somerset Magistrates'

Yeovil Express: Merseyside men on firearms charges

1:00pm Friday 20th June 2014

RECENT cases dealt with by South Somerset Magistrates’ Courts include:

Warning over leaving dogs in cars during hot weather

Yeovil Express: Warning: An RSPCA stock picture of a dog stuck in a hot car

11:37am Wednesday 18th June 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council’s Enforcement Officers are pleading with dog owners not to leave their pets in cars, after receiving several reports of distressed dogs in cars during the recent hot weather.

Insect numbers to rise after mild winter

Yeovil Express: Insect in newspaper  is a parasitic wasp

5:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

INSECT numbers are set to soar in South Somerset this year, says an expert in creepy-crawlies.

South Somerset taxi drivers knowledge test plans

Yeovil Express: taxi-limit.jpg

11:30am Wednesday 14th May 2014

TAXI drivers across South Somerset could have to pass a knowledge test of the area if they want their licence.

May Bank Holiday recycling collections

Yeovil Express: St Helens Council gives details of Easter bin and recycling collections

7:00am Saturday 3rd May 2014

THE early May Bank Holiday Monday on May 5 means changes to all kerbside recycling and rubbish collections.

'Goldies' singing sessions in South Somerset

Yeovil Express:

12:00pm Monday 28th April 2014

A CHARITY which encourages elderly people to get out and enjoy a good singalong to the hits of the 50s onwards is starting daytime activity and singing sessions in South Somerset.

European Parliamentary Elections polling cards posted

Yeovil Express: Conservative candidate narrowly wins seat on Minehead Town Council

6:00pm Sunday 27th April 2014

POLLING cards have been posted to South Somerset residents in preparation for the European Parliamentary Elections on May 22.

Police appeal: ATM machines robbed in South Somerset

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

3:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to be on the lookout for robbers targeting ATM machines across South Somerset.

Second chance to buy Glastonbury tickets today

Yeovil Express: Crowds at Glastonbury (Pic: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

5:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

GLASTONBURY Festival fans have a second chance to buy a ticket in the resales today (April 24).

Taxpayers' Alliance describe Somerset County Council's Sheila Wheeler departure as 'complete joke'

Yeovil Express: Sheila Wheeler.

11:30am Wednesday 9th April 2014

A LOBBY group has described the situation surrounding the departure of Somerset County Council’s former chief executive Sheila Wheeler as a ‘complete joke’.

School places results loom

Yeovil Express: How can teachers keep up with their heavy workload?

10:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

PARENTS of children starting primary school in September find out next week where their son or daughter has been allocated a place.

One in five people earn less than living wage in South Somerset

Yeovil Express: Pounds and Pennies can make a difference

10:00am Friday 4th April 2014

AROUND one in five people earns less than the living wage in South Somerset, according to the Trade Union Centre’s analysis of official figures from the House of Commons Library.

Local media - the best way to advertise, says survey

Yeovil Express: THE Bonners Butchers boys proudly display their wares.

11:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

IF your business isn’t advertising in local media it’s probably about time it was.

Building regulations advice from South Somerset District Council

Yeovil Express: Builder: Jack Pyle

8:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council’s building control team is hoping to educate people on how to apply and progress with work on their homes or businesses.

Somerset Sports Award entries open

Yeovil Express: Somerset Sports Awards at the County Ground

5:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

DO you know someone who deserves a Somerset Sports Award?

Latest court news from South Somerset Magistrates' Court

Yeovil Express: Yeovil Magistrates Court

10:00am Friday 21st March 2014

RECENT cases dealt with by South Somerset Magistrates:

Superfast broadband support for businesses

Yeovil Express: EPPING FOREST: Web users asked to give their views on superfast broadband

5:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

SUPPORT to help businesses and communities get up to speed on superfast broadband will be rolled out across the county.

Firefighters strikes on Friday and Monday

Yeovil Express: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

2:30pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

PEOPLE in South Somerset are being advised to take extra care during two lightning firefighter strikes.

Burglaries across South Somerset prompt police appeal

Yeovil Express: How Hampshire Constabulary will use it's underspend

2:13pm Monday 5th August 2013

FOUR people have been arrested in connection with a spate of burglaries across South Somerset.

Laundry firm sends staff back to college

2:27pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

LAUNDRY operation at a South Somerset factory is playing a key role in the company’s drive to become an industry beacon for standards and best practice.

Misterton to host fete

6:00am Tuesday 28th May 2013

THE Misterton village annual fete will be held on Sunday, June 9, from midday to 4pm.

Piers Simon Appeal charity reaches Brazil

7:00am Monday 27th May 2013

THE South Somerset-run School in a Bag charity initiative is celebrating a significant landmark in its first donation to South America.

Society's annual show at Drimpton

6:00am Monday 27th May 2013

THE Clapton Wayford District Horticultural Society will be holding its 68th annual show at Drimpton village hall on Saturday, August 10, at 2.15pm.

Crewkerne Lions to host country fair

10:00am Saturday 25th May 2013

CREWKERNE Lions have announced that it will be holding a country fair and fun day at Clapton Farm on Sunday, July 21, from midday.

Annual meeting for U3A

1:46pm Friday 24th May 2013

THE Crewkerne and District University of the Third Age will be holding its annual meeting at the Henhayes Centre, Crewkerne, on Monday, June 3, from 2pm.

Civic Society talk in Crewkerne

1:44pm Friday 24th May 2013

TOM Burr will give an illustrated talk to members of Crewkerne Civic Society at the Henhayes Centre, Crewkerne, on Wednesday, June 12, from 7.30pm.

Caravan damaged in Merriott fire

Yeovil Express: Firefighters called to Marks and Spencer at the Trafford Centre

11:20pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

FIRE crews were called to Eggwood Farm in Merriott, near Crewkerne, to tackle a blaze in a caravan this evening (Tuesday 5).

Snow on January 23, 2013: Traffic light problems at Donyatt

8:57am Wednesday 23rd January 2013

TRAFFIC problems along the A358 at Donyatt near Ilminster have been made worse this morning due to faulty traffic lights at roadworks on the entrance to the village.

Snow on January 23, 2013: Schools closing across South Somerset

7:44am Wednesday 23rd January 2013

SCHOOLS across South Somerset are being closed today because of the heavy snowfall.

Snow is back: Take care on the roads

8:40am Friday 18th January 2013

THERE have been reports coming in that lorries are having problems negotiating the roads in Chard town centre because of the snow.

Man cut free from vehicle after crash

6:44pm Tuesday 25th December 2012

A MAN had to be cut free from a vehicle following an accident this afternoon.

SNOW IS BACK: Send us your snowy photos!

Yeovil Express: Buckland St Mary Village Hall, near Chard, on Friday afternoon

4:30pm Friday 17th December 2010

WITH the 'white stuff' having returned to South Somerset - we want you to send us your snowy photos from around the district.

SNOW IS BACK: Crewkerne Farmers Market is cancelled

Yeovil Express: Snow is back - Buckler's Mead School to open at 9.45am

1:36pm Friday 17th December 2010

THE organisers of the Crewkerne Farmers Market have taken the decision to cancel tomorrow’s market on safety grounds due to the extreme weather forecast.

SNOW IS BACK: MP cancels advice surgeries in Crewkerne and Ilminster

Yeovil Express: Snow is back - Buckler's Mead School to open at 9.45am

1:35pm Friday 17th December 2010

YEOVIL MP David Laws has cancelled his planned advice surgeries tomorrow in Crewkerne and Ilminster due to the weather.

Weather warning

9:38pm Friday 26th November 2010

FREEZING temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend in Somerset with the Met Office issuing a warning over icy conditions.

Gemini CC pull out of opening 2010 Carnival

5:35pm Thursday 23rd September 2010

GEMINI Carnival Club have pulled out of this Saturday’s Carnival at Wellington – the opening parade on the 2010 South Somerset circuit.

Demon Barbers come to South Petherton - tonight!

Yeovil Express: Demon Barbers come to South Petherton

7:10am Saturday 24th July 2010

WATCH an energetic act packed with music, dance and humour at The David Hall in South Petherton tonight.

Brympton House hosts Dickens performance

7:20am Saturday 10th July 2010

THE grounds of Brympton House near Yeovil will be brought to life when it hosts its first open-air theatre performance today.

Lesley Garrett performs in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Lesley Garrett performs in Yeovil

7:10am Tuesday 6th July 2010

LESLEY Garrett, one of Britain’s most popular soprano singers, will be presenting a recital evening of songs and arias at the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil tonight.

Fishing theft in South Petherton

7:20pm Friday 2nd July 2010

FISHING equipment has been stolen from the garage of a home in St Michaels Gardens, South Petherton.

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