Sailors charity abseil for babies at Yeovil District Hospital

Yeovil Express:

11:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

SAILORS have completed a 100 feet abseil down Yeovil’s tallest building to raise money for a new special care baby unit in Yeovil District Hospital.

Students thinking of nursing career invited to spend the day at Yeovil District Hospital

Yeovil Express: Nurses need to be kind

11:30am 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.

Illustrated badger talk in Crewkerne

Yeovil Express: Did you know their could be badger's on your doorstep

7:00pm Saturday 5th October 2013

A REPRESENTATIVE from the Somerset Badger Group will be stopping of at the Henhayes Centre in Crewkerne later this month to present an illustrated talk on the animals.

Boy rescued by fire crews after falling 12 feet

5:53pm Saturday 26th January 2013

A BOY was rescued from a rocky ledge by fire crews after falling at least 12 feet.

Chimney fire in Martock

Yeovil Express: Kitchen fire in Exeter halls of residence

9:38am Tuesday 23rd October 2012

A CHIMNEY caught fire at a property in Martock this morning (Tuesday 23).

Thatch fire at East Coker

8:57am Sunday 6th February 2011

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a thatched cottage blaze in East Coker the early hours of this morning.

Five escape Martock house blaze

Yeovil Express: Fire in pub roof

9:23pm Monday 14th December 2009

FIVE people were rescued from a house fire in Martock earlier today.

Car blaze in Ilchester

Yeovil Express: Man injured in St Johns Chapel crash

5:22pm Saturday 28th November 2009

A CAR was totally destroyed by fire, after being torched in Ilchester this afternoon.

Appeal after pedestrian hit by car

7:06pm Monday 29th June 2009

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was hit by a 4x4 vehicle in Crewkerne last week.

Sunday stroll for SWAG members

2:13pm Monday 4th May 2009

SOMERSET Walking and Activity group have organised a 9-mile hike from Shepton Mallet on Sunday.

Arson attack destroys car

Yeovil Express: Woman praises boys after car fire drama

8:48am Tuesday 28th April 2009

ARSON is suspected after a car was set ablaze in Templecombe early this morning (Tuesday).

Global day of prayer

9:30am Friday 6th March 2009

PEOPLE in South Somerset are being encouraged to come together today for a global day of worship as part of the Women's World Day of Prayer.

Global day of prayer

12:30pm Tuesday 17th February 2009

PEOPLE in South Somerset are being encouraged to come together for a global day of worship as part of the Women's World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 6.

Appeal following bench blaze

7:40pm Monday 16th February 2009

Crewkerne accident clear

Yeovil Express: Crewkerne accident clear

7:05pm Sunday 1st February 2009

AN earlier accident on the A30 at Crewkerne has now cleared and the road has reopened.

Reader competition winner

1:46pm Friday 3rd October 2008

THE winner of the Kodak EasyShare Camera competition is William Cook, Yeovil. He will receive a Kodak EasyShare M1033 digital camera.

Man cut free after crash

Yeovil Express: Man cut free after crash

11:26pm Monday 4th August 2008

TWO fire crews helped rescue a casualty trapped in a single car road crash in Charlton Mackrell on Monday.

Crews tackle van blaze

Yeovil Express: Overturned lorry on the Western Relief Road

11:56am Monday 4th August 2008

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a van blaze on the A303 between Southfields roundabout and South Petherton on Monday.

Maiden Beech development given the go-ahead

8:26am Saturday 23rd February 2008

A CONVOLUTED application to build 114 homes near a school in Crewkerne has finally been given the green light by councillors.

Opportunity Crewkerne gets thumbs up from councillors

10:09pm Friday 22nd February 2008

SOUTH Somerset District Council's Area West committee heard that they have scored another big hit with Opportunity Crewkerne last week.

Devilish performance at David Hall

Yeovil Express: The Demon Barbers

11:27am Friday 22nd February 2008

UNCONVENTIONAL folk troupe The Demon Barbers will be performing at David Hall, South Petherton, tonight (Friday).

Crewkerne housing development put on hold

9:44pm Friday 18th January 2008

AN application to build 114 homes near a school in Crewkerne has been put back pending further observations.

Business is booming for Somerset Chef

Yeovil Express:

9:37am Tuesday 15th January 2008

A SOMERSET chef who was the winner of a televised cookery competition is expanding her business from the Crewkerne Farmer's Market due to its growing popularity.

Crewkerne gives Waitrose the thumbs up

Yeovil Express: THE new Waitrose store site in South Street

5:23pm Monday 7th January 2008

PEOPLE in Crewkerne are welcoming the arrival of the new Waitrose store, due to open in the autumn.

Unique poll for festive winner

9:59am Tuesday 11th December 2007

PEOPLE in Crewkerne have had their say on the most festive businesses in the town in the first ever email and text poll to nominate the best-dressed festive window.

Music workshop

9:18am Tuesday 11th December 2007

DRUMMERS, singers, dancers and musicians will join together at South Petherton's David Hall on Tuesday (December 18) to share their talents and take part in an interactive workshop.

Town set to shine

9:19pm Saturday 17th November 2007

CREWKERNE is set to glow with the annual Christmas switch on next Friday (November 30).

Van fire at South Petherton

Yeovil Express:

4:28pm Wednesday 7th November 2007

A FIRE crew from Martock attended a van fire near J and P Motors in South Petherton today (Wednesday).

Factory load to increase

10:46am Thursday 1st November 2007

SEAVINGTON St Michael's Branston factory is set to increase production after a £250,000 investment in new machinery.

Missing man found

10:18am Thursday 1st November 2007

A MISSING Merriott man has been found safe and well.

South Petherton car fire

Yeovil Express:

8:31am Tuesday 30th October 2007

ONE fire crew from Martock attended a car on fire at Roundwell Street, South Petherton at around 11.50pm last night (Monday).

Crews called to collision

12:03pm Monday 29th October 2007

THE fire service was called to reports of a road traffic collision on the A303 eastbound between Podimore and Sparkford this morning (Monday) where persons were reported to be still inside.

Church appeal rejected

11:19am Monday 29th October 2007

AN APPEAL to convert Crewkerne Baptist Church in North Street into seven residential units has been dismissed.

Driver injured in lorry crash

Yeovil Express:

12:02pm Wednesday 24th October 2007

ONE person was taken to hospital after a collision between two vehicles and a HGV lorry yesterday (Tuesday).

Community thinkers awarded

10:15am Wednesday 24th October 2007

A SOUTH Petherton teenager was awarded for his work in the community at a ceremony in Glastonbury last week.

Van fire

Yeovil Express:

10:09am Monday 22nd October 2007

A FIRE crew from Martock attended a van fire at Thurlocks Estate, Tintinhull on Sunday at around 5.47am.

Police appeal after adbuction attempt

Yeovil Express:

3:33pm Friday 14th September 2007

Police are appealing for witnesses after the attempted abduction of a teenage girl in South Petherton last week.

Appeal after burglary

Yeovil Express:

4:28pm Monday 3rd September 2007

AN appeal has been launched to find a motorcycle and mountain bike stolen from an address in Merriott near Crewkerne.

Crews called to kitchen fire

Yeovil Express:

4:39pm Thursday 28th June 2007

FIRE crews from Yeovil and Martock attended a kitchen fire in Martock last Tuesday, June 26.

Celebrations at Ash

3:47pm Tuesday 26th June 2007

ASH Primary School is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the new school.

Good move to services

3:49pm Wednesday 13th June 2007

A DECISION to re-open Merriott's post office in July has been welcomed by Yeovil MP David Laws.

Fire crews to bike accident

11:45am Friday 8th June 2007

FIRE crews from Wincanton were called to an incident where a male teenager had a piece of bicycle impaled in his leg on Wednesday.

Second phase of development is completed

5:35pm Wednesday 9th August 2006

THE second phase of a £1.3million development of 14 new affordable homes by South Somerset Homes has been completed at Chatham Place, Curry Rivel.

Top dancer teaches in Sherborne

10:17am Thursday 3rd August 2006

A TOP London choreographer will be teaching break-dancing and hip-hop dance moves when she comes to Sherborne.

Youngsters jump aboard for fun

Yeovil Express: STANDING ROOM ONLY: Pictured above are youngsters from Ilton Youth Club.

12:38pm Wednesday 2nd August 2006

YOUNG people in Ilton have set up their Youth Club aboard South Somerset District Council's Activity Bus while the new village hall is built.

Police appeal for witnesses

3:41pm Monday 24th July 2006

WITNESSES are being sought by police after a fracas between a lorry driver and a bus driver in Stoke Sub Hambdon.

Appeal after offence in Martock

9:21am Saturday 15th July 2006

POLICE are appealing for help in identifying a white male who they would like to speak to in connection with a Section 4 Public Order offence in Martock.

Fishing tackle stolen

9:07am Friday 14th July 2006

POLICE are appealing for information after a man had his fishing tackle stolen during an overnight fishing trip in Ash, Somerset.

Steve's Marine pass

11:25am Tuesday 11th July 2006

NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Steven Mason, from West Coker, has successfully completed 32 weeks of the hardest initial training in the world by becoming a Royal Marines Commando.

Women's business boost

11:23am Tuesday 11th July 2006

THE first-ever event in the county dedicated exclusively to the interests of women in business and would-be female entrepreneurs has been hailed an "overwhelming success", according to organisers Business Link Somerset.






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