Job skills up for debate at Yeovil assembly

Yeovil Express: People of Chard: We want your letters!

12:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

SOUTH Somerset Together is holding an Assembly in Yeovil to discuss and gather views on the skill base that is needed by employers and businesses that will lead to the enhancement of the local economy.

Housing fair at Yeovil's Octagon Theatre

Yeovil Express: South Somerset District Council.

6:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A FAIR is being held to raise awareness of different housing options for residents in Yeovil.

Car hits lamp post in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

3:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A CAR collided with a lamp post on the Western Relief Road in Yeovil.

'Positive' experience at Yeovil Hospital - survey

Yeovil Express: NHS logo

3:06pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

YEOVIL Hospital has welcomed the results of the latest NHS inpatient survey, with the vast majority of local patients reporting a positive experience.

Man arrested after £200k cannabis factory found in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

4:45pm Friday 11th April 2014

A MAN has been arrested and cannabis plants worth £200,000 seized as police carried out a Misuse of Drugs warrant in Yeovil.

Yeovil student wins volunteering award

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

A YEOVIL student is celebrating after winning the Communication Champion Award at the 2013/2014 Shine a Light Awards for his selfless volunteering to raise awareness of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).

Police appeal: Fences damaged in Evercreech

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

4:23pm Thursday 10th April 2014

POLICE are appealing for information from walkers and other members of the public to try to trace whoever is responsible for damaging fences and hedges in the Stoney Stratton area of Evercreech.

Playgroup bingo event in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Big Cash Bingo

1:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A PLAYGROUP in Yeovil is running an Easter bingo evening tonight (April 8).

Yeovil pub quiz for Mayor's charity

Yeovil Express: Pub Quiz

1:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

CLEVER-CLOGS in Yeovil can test out their general knowledge against others at a pub quiz in Yeovil later this month.

Police appeal: Convenience shop burglars wanted

Yeovil Express: Murder investigation launched over death of 'brave' shopkeeper

2:24pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

YEOVIL police are appealing for information to trace three men who broke into a convenience shop and stole an empty cash machine.

Woman killed after collision with a car in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Police investigate serious sexual assault in Burnham

8:32am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A PEDESTRIAN was killed after a collision with a car in Yeovil.

Possible arson of 4x4 near Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

8:09am Tuesday 8th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have been called out to a 4x4 smouldering in a field near Mudford in Yeovil.

Police hunt for car scratcher in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

8:38am Monday 7th April 2014

POLICE in Yeovil are appealing for information to trace whoever was responsible for scratching the paintwork of six cars parked on Crofton Avenue.

Yeovil Guide Dogs for the Blind fundraiser

Yeovil Express: Debbie Furnell with her guide dog Mary

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

THE Guide Dogs for the Blind have launched their fundraising branch in Yeovil.

Yeovil man wins short film competition

Yeovil Express: Budding film maker at Greendown

12:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A YEOVIL man has won the annual Done in 60 Seconds short film competition, unveiled at this year’s Jameson Empire Awards in London.

Tickets for Home Farm Fest on sale

Yeovil Express: Tickets for Home Farm Fest on sale

12:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

TICKETS are now on sale for this year’s popular Home Farm Fest music festival, now in its ninth year, which will take place from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th June.

Work on Premier Inn and leisure development in Yeovil starts

Yeovil Express: A computer generated image of the site.

4:56pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

A LEISURE development in the centre of Yeovil will boost the town and create more than 100 jobs, the construction firm Peveril Securities says.

Apple Tree Farm Shop in Yeovil wins award

Yeovil Express: Apple Tree Farm Shop in Yeovil wins award

9:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THErecently refurbished Apple Tree Restaurant and the Apple Tree Farm Shop at Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil have won Gold awards in the Taste of the West Hospitality & Retail Awards 2014.

Have you seen this stolen bike?

Yeovil Express: The missing Carrera Crossfire 3

5:34pm Friday 28th March 2014

Police seek help over bike theft

Bike stolen in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

5:04pm Friday 28th March 2014

A CARRERA Crossfire 3 hybrid bike has been stolen from a garage at a house in Preston Grove, Yeovil overnight on March 23-24.

Phone call scam warning in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Hundreds woken by cold call promoting Government solar panel deal

11:44am Friday 28th March 2014

PEOPLE in Yeovil are being warned of a scam bogus police officers and bank workers calling up and persuading people to provide bank card details before sending ‘couriers’ to collect the cards.

Handheld healthcare at Yeovil Hospital

Yeovil Express: Study into falls at Worcestershire community hospitals presented

3:40pm Thursday 27th March 2014

PATIENTS at Yeovil Hospital will soon be benefitting from the latest in handheld healthcare technology, following a funding award from the Department of Health.

Police advice after vehicle theft and burglary in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Elderley man dies after falling ill at wheel of his car

7:00am Friday 21st March 2014

POLICE are reminding motorists not to leave valuables in their vehicles following the theft of a handbag and bank cards from a car in Ham Hill, near Yeovil.

Yeovil MP David Laws advice centres

Yeovil Express: DAVID Laws.

11:30am Thursday 20th March 2014

YEOVIL MP David Laws is holding advice centres for his constituents this month.

Man arrested in Yeovil handed five-year prison sentence

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

12:26pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A DRUG dealer is counting the cost of his illegal activity after being jailed and landed with a confiscation order.

Yeovil man's cycle challenge between 1610 sports centres

Yeovil Express: Yeovil man's cycle challenge between 1610 sports centres

12:00pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A KEEN cyclist from Yeovil will ride between 20 sports centres for charity later this year.

Two women sexually assaulted in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

4:15pm Monday 17th March 2014

TWO women were sexually assaulted in Yeovil over the weekend.

Fire crews called to free people from burning flat in Hendford

Yeovil Express: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

5:55pm Thursday 13th March 2014

FIRE crews were called to Hendford today to free people trapped in a burning building.

Money advice workshop in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Citizens Advice Bureau

12:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

A WORKSHOP designed to provide people who are experiencing poor mental and physical health with direct access to valuable advice will take place next Tuesday (March 18).

Families welcome home crews at RNAS Yeovilton

Yeovil Express: HELEN Roe and daughters Lexi (4) and Ellie (6), sister of Chloe Conway and Chloe Conway.

12:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

LYNX Flight embarked in HMS Montrose returned home yesterday (March 11) following a seven-month operational deployment that has seen her travel over 32,000 miles and visit 12 different ports in ten different countries.

Yeovil Hospital awarded £200k to improve post-natal and ante-natal ward

12:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

EXPECTANT mums and proud new parents at Yeovil Hospital will soon be able to enjoy brand new facilities at YDH thanks to funding received from the Department of Health.

Marathon effort for bowel cancer supporter from Yeovil

Yeovil Express: JAMES Miller.

12:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

A FUNDRAISER from Yeovil is taking on the ultimate challenge by running the Virgin Money London Marathon in April in memory of his father.

Three more arrests in Yeovil sexual exploitation investigation

Yeovil Express: Police are investigating assault on Widnes pub landlord

4:00pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

THREE men have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into sexual exploitation offences in Yeovil.

Yeovil student wins prestigious scholarship

Yeovil Express: PROFESSOR Mary Stuart with scholarship winners from the University of Lincoln

7:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

A STUDENT from Yeovil has received a prestigious scholarship from the University of Lincoln in recognition of her outstanding academic achievements.

South Somerset District Council secures lottery funding to mark First World War Centenary

Yeovil Express: VOLUNTEERS at Yeovil Train Station.

12:00pm Monday 10th March 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council has received £6,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project, 'Remembering', in South Somerset.

Yeovil man, 54, dies after motorcycle crash near Somerton

Yeovil Express: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

11:38am Monday 10th March 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST from Yeovil has died following a crash yesterday (March 9).

Sixth formers visit district council offices in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: STUDENTS and staff from Fairmead School take the Chairman & Vice-Chairman seats in the Council Chamber whilst wearing the Chain of Office.

11:30am Monday 10th March 2014

SIXTH Form students from Fairmead School visited South Somerset District Council’s offices in support of their Life Skills Curriculum.

Successful students spread their wings and fly solo

Yeovil Express: LT Thornton, Lt Hoar, Sub Lt Wilson, Lt Finnie and Lt Leonard.

5:00pm Sunday 9th March 2014

STUDENTS of 702 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) saw the conclusion of the last three years hard work come to an end as they celebrated the award of their Wings at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton.

Children in Need grant for Yeovil association

Yeovil Express: TERRY Wogan.

12:30pm Sunday 9th March 2014

BBC Children in Need has announced the results of its first 2014 grant rounds, with £14,025 granted to projects working with disadvantaged children and young people in Somerset.

Calling all past employees of the Fleet Air Arm Museum

Yeovil Express: THE Duke of Edinburgh opens the Fleet Air Arm Museum in 1964.

9:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

IT'S 50 years since the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton first opened its doors to the general public.

MP welcomes apprenticeship figures in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: David Laws

12:00pm Friday 7th March 2014

DAVID Laws, MP for the Yeovil constituency, has welcomed new research, published by the Association of Accounting Technicians, which has shown that new apprentices in Yeovil constituency provided a boost of £2,395,000 to the local economy in 2012/13.

Murderer sentenced to 18 years in prison

Yeovil Express: THE victim, Mayurathy Perinpamoorthy.

10:00am Friday 7th March 2014

A MAN has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for the murder of Mayurathy Perinpamoorthy in Yeovil.

Open event at University Centre Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Open event at University Centre Yeovil

12:00pm Monday 24th February 2014

PEOPLE are invited to find out more about higher education courses at the University Centre Yeovil open event on Friday, February 28.

'Trim trail' to launch in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: IAN Case – Principal Engineer; Natalie Ross - Neighbourhood Development Officer; Cllr Tony Lock; Charlie Coward – Healthy Lifestyles Officer; Rob Parr –Senior Play & Youth Facilities Officer; and Chris Cooper – Manager, Streetscene Services.

11:30am Friday 21st February 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council are funding a ‘trim trail’ and a marked running route around Birchfield Park in Yeovil.

David Laws to hold advice centre in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: DAVID Laws.

1:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

YEOVIL MP David Laws will be holding an advice centre for his constituents in the town tomorrow (Friday, February 21).

Yarlington chair, 60, to take on London Marathon

Yeovil Express: ROGER Powell.

12:00pm Thursday 20th February 2014

TO celebrate his ‘coming of age’ 60 year-old Roger Powell will be running the London Marathon this April, on behalf of the Mental Health Foundation.

Changes to Royal Mail deliveries in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Royal Mail to revise delivery routes in Wareham

1:26pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

ROYAL Mail is making some changes to the way it delivers mail in the BA20 (sectors 1-2-9), BA21 (sectors 3-5) and BA22 (sectors 7-9) postcode areas over the coming weeks.

Zero Project's Oscar-themed party in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Concern over council staff's Oscars party

12:30pm Sunday 16th February 2014

THE Zero Project will be rolling out the red carpet for their Oscars-themed under-18s Party on Wednesday, February 19 from 7pm to 11pm at Club Neo, Stars Lane, Yeovil.

South Somerset Mind's drop-in sessions in Yeovil

10:00am Sunday 16th February 2014

FIVE Ways to Wellbeing is the theme for South Somerset Mind's next drop-in on Tuesday (February 18).

Roll up for Yeovil farmers' market

Yeovil Express: Core blimey: A fruit and veg stall at a farmers market in Richmond, Surrey. Photo Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

12:30pm Saturday 15th February 2014

ESTABLISHED nearly four years ago, so still in its infancy compared to many of the other Somerset Farmers’ Markets, Yeovil quickly made its mark on the town.






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