Wessex Truck Show at Yeovil Showground in August

12:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE eye-catching Into Somerset lorry will be a prominent feature at this year’s Wessex Truck Show, event organisers have announced.

Bumper month for Yeovil Recreation Centre

Yeovil Express:

11:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

JUNE was one of the busiest months ever for Yeovil Recreation Centre, with an estimated 8-10,000 people visiting the Athletics Arena during June alone.

Heritage team at South Somerset District Council Remembrance lectures

2:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council’s Heritage Team will be presenting a series of Remembrance Lectures in a number of venues across Yeovil to remember the First World War in South Somerset.

Athletics camp in Yeovil with Olympian Jo Pavey

Yeovil Express: Tiverton Olympian Jo Pavey

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

WITH the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow starting on 23 July, budding young athletes will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of their heroes when they run, jump and throw at Yeovil Athletics Arena for Summer ‘Startrack’ on Monday, July 28.

Preston School head teacher Tony Bloxham to stand down

Yeovil Express: Primary school deemed inadequate by Ofsted

3:29pm Friday 25th July 2014

A HEAD teacher has announced his intention to step down from his role at the end of the year.

Weather-beaten A37 to be resurfaced near Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

2:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

A MAJOR road into Yeovil which was badly damaged by the severe winter weather is to be resurfaced.

Car hits electricity pole in Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

9:13am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Yeovil were called out to a crash yesterday (July 22).

Good Samaritan helps Yeovil couple trapped in floods

5:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

An Axminster man who turned Good Samaritan and risked his life to save an elderly Yeovil couple after they were trapped in their car in floods has been awarded one of the country’s top bravery honours by Royal approval.

Avro Vulcan bomber lands at Yeovilton ahead of Air Day

Yeovil Express:

8:59am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EXCITEMENT mounts as the world’s last remaining flying Avro Vulcan bomber lands at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton in Somerset.

Toddler trapped in car in Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

8:48am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A TODDLER was locked in a car in Yeovil yesterday (July 22).

Summer holidays surfing fun and TOWIE guest for Halloween event

Yeovil Express:

10:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

YOUNG clubbers can kick start their Summer holidays by having the chance to participate in a limbo competition and try their hand at surfing.

Police appeal: Robbery at Sparkford Inn pub

Yeovil Express:

4:51pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE have begun an investigation following a robbery the Sparkford Inn in Sparkford.

Chilton Cantelo whizz-kid is UK champion at Microsoft Office championships

Yeovil Express:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

A COMPUTER whizz-kid from Chilton Cantelo School has just become the UK champion to represent the country at a Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship taking place in California later this month.

Yeovil College students project with Yarlington Housing

Yeovil Express:

12:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YEOVIL College students were given the opportunity to put their business knowledge to use and develop additional skills when they took part in a live project with a local Somerset housing association.

Lost kitten found under car wheel arch in Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

10:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

A LOST little black kitten got the ride of its life when it was found under the wheel-arch of a council vehicle that travelled from Yeovil to Bruton.

Hobbycraft open new store in Yeovil on Saturday

Yeovil Express:

10:55am Wednesday 16th July 2014

HOBBYCRAFT has invited some very special guests to the grand opening of its store on Houndstone Retail Park on Saturday.

Tall Tree Community Centre opened

Yeovil Express:

10:41am Wednesday 16th July 2014

BRILLIANT sunshine saw the re-launch of the Tall Tree Community Centre, in Ilchester Somerset following a £69,000 renovation paid for by the Armed Forces Community Covenant.

Yeovil Hospital elections open

6:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

YEOVIL Hospital is calling for local people to join its organisation as Governors, ensuring those living in communities in and around Yeovil can help shape future services.

Trolley locks removed at Yeovil Morrisons after customer feedback

Yeovil Express: LOCKS: Morrisons has removed their trolley locks

4:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

MORRISONS will remove all trolley locks at its Lysander Road store in response to Yeovil’s customer feedback, which has called for quicker and easier shopping trips.

Trim trail in Yeovil to help people exercise

Yeovil Express:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE South Somerset District Council (SSDC) and Somerset County Council funded ‘trim trail’ is up and running at Birchfield Park in Yeovil.

Poilce appeal: Porsche Boxster stolen in Ilchester burglary

Yeovil Express:

2:30pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

A PORSCHE Boxster was stolen in a burglary in Ilchester.

Paralympic swimmer visit Chilton Cantelo School

Yeovil Express:

11:51am Tuesday 8th July 2014

PUPILS from Chilton Cantelo School in Yeovil played host to World Championships silver medallist paralympic swimmer, Kate Grey, who visited the school as part of its Sky Sports Living for Sport project.

Yeovil hip hop crew auditions

Yeovil Express:

12:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

TALENTED young hip hop dancers can join workshops and auditions for new crews next week.

Yeovil concert at St John's raises money for Somerset flood relief.

Yeovil Express:

3:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

St John's Yeovil hosted the ninth concert in the "Wind & Wave" series sponsored by the Somerset Organists’ & Choirmasters’ Association (SOCA) in aid of Somerset flood relief.

Search for a Star competition in Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

9:00am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE Somerset School of Performing Arts is looking for talented youngsters between the ages of five and 20  to take part in their annual “Search for a Star Competition”.

Car rolls into ditch after Podimore Roundabout collision near Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

8:54am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A CAR rolled over and ended up in a ditch following a single vehicle collision near Yeovil this morning (July 2).

Litter art on Yeovil streets

8:46am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CREATING art from litter found on the streets of Yeovil may sound like a load of rubbish, but that’s what the Yeovil in Bloom team are doing to raise important environmental awareness issues in the town.

Yeovil farm shop receives high praise after inspection

11:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

THE Gardens Group’s Apple Tree Farm Shop at Brimsmore Gardens in Yeovil has passed a Horticultural Marketing Inspection with flying colours.

Sunflower competition for Yeovil youngsters

Yeovil Express: Children encouraged to grow the 'fattest sunflower face' for charity

5:27pm Monday 30th June 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Yeovil taking part in a sunflower growing competition organised by a national charity can get free tips and advice from a gardening expert this month (June, 2014).

Flag raised to mark Armed Forces Day

Yeovil Express:

5:23pm Monday 30th June 2014

A SPECIAL flag was raised at the district council's Brympton Way offices in celebration of this year's national Armed Forces Day.

Man, 26, charged with Yeovil burglary

Yeovil Express: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

3:45pm Monday 30th June 2014

POLICE have charged a 26-year-old man after a car was stolen following a burglary in Yeovil.

Production machine fire in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Woman freed from car as firefighters stage first of three walkouts

1:27pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

FIREFIGHTERS in Yeovil were called out to a fire in a production machine in Lufton Trading Estate.

Kitchen fire in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

4:53pm Monday 23rd June 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to a kitchen fire at a property in Yeovil today (June 23).

Yeovil man appointed charity family services co-ordinator

Yeovil Express: Yeovil man appointed charity family services co-ordinator

12:00pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

IAN Crowe from Yeovil has been appointed as the new Family Services Co-ordinator for a national charity that provides life-changing assistance to children (June, 2014).

1610 health shop to open in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Christmas Family Day

10:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

SHOPPERS in Yeovil are being encouraged to shop for a healthy lifestyle this summer thanks to a new ‘ Pop Up’ leisure centre which opens in a former empty shop in the town’s high street near the end of June.

Volvo to invest £30,000 in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Volvo V40

9:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

VOLVO dealership Yeovil Motor Company, part of the Helston Garage Group, is set to invest a sum of £30,000 in the local community with the refurbishment of their petrol station forecourt Mace shop.

Volunteers to make Yeovil Country Park even better

8:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

As part of the V3 Project for Yeovil Country Park, consideration is being given to the ways in which residents of Yeovil and the surrounding villages could volunteer their time to help Yeovil Country Park, to make it an even better place to visit.

Hit and run driver injures man on moped in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: OPERATION RELENTLESS: Four arrested in police raids

9:41pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered injuries in a suspected hit and run incident in Yeovil.

Yeovil cricketer Tommy Stewart takes TEN wickets for TWO runs in school match

Yeovil Express: Local cricket

1:14pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A SCHOOLBOY from Yeovil took an incredible TEN wickets for just TWO runs in a cricket match.

Scout group ion Sparkford helped by law firm

Yeovil Express: Scout group ion Sparkford helped by law firm

12:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A LAW firm is helping scouts to be prepared for the great outdoors with a cash boost towards new camping gear.

Yeovil school reaches Young Enterprise Company national finals

11:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

STUDENTS from schools across the South-West are going head to head to be crowned Young Enterprise Company of the Year in the national finals in London next month.

Police scam warning in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Man cut from car following collision on M62

4:38pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

POLICE are warning people in the Yeovil and East Somerset area, particularly the elderly and vulnerable, to be vigilant about the threat of a telephone call financial scam.

Food safety advice with chicken from South Somerset District Council

Yeovil Express: Ratings for each establishment is available on the Food Standards Agency website

4:34pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Do you remember the London 2012 opening ceremony and the Olympic stadium filled to bursting point with spectators?

Hobbycraft open new store in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: £100 of Hobbycraft vouchers to be won

4:25pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

RETAILER Hobbycraft is opening a new store on Houndstone Retail Park in Yeovil on Thursday 10 July.

Police appeal: Arson in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Police appeal: Arson in Yeovil

8:39am Friday 13th June 2014

DORSET Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a malicious fire was started on the outskirts of Yeovil.

Vintage Market proves a hit in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Vintage Market proves a hit in Yeovil

6:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Yeovil’s first Vintage Market took place on Saturday 31 May at King George Street and was declared a resounding success by traders and visitors alike.

Yeovil teenager scoops college football award

Yeovil Express: Yeovil teenager scoops college football award

11:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A SPORTY Yeovil teenager won an elite football player of the year award at his college.

Police appeal: Assault in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Rawdon murder probe - police have started an investigation

4:23pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

POLICE are seeking witnesses to an assault in Yeovil last Tuesday (June 3).

Family badminton session in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Image of racket and shuttlecock for badminton for sport

9:51am Tuesday 10th June 2014

WITH the Commonwealth games around the corner, South Somerset Community Badminton Network, Westfield Academy and Yarlington Housing Group are joining forces to promote brand new Family Badminton Sessions in Yeovil.

Three-vehicle accident in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

8:59pm Monday 9th June 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to the scene of a three-vehicle accident in Yeovil today (June 9).

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