Yeovil Hospital receives national seal of approval

Yeovil Express: Still time to nominate Worcestershire NHS staff for award

6:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A YEOVIL District Hospital unit is celebrating after receiving quality accreditation.

Chilton Cantelo School celebrate GCSE success

Yeovil Express:

11:34am Friday 22nd August 2014

Chilton Cantelo School pupils celebrated their GCSE results with 80% of pupils achieving A* to C grades.

Police warn Yeovil residents after spate of burglaries

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

4:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

HOMEOWNERS in Yeovil are being reminded to keep their windows and doors secure to help beat the burglars.

Police appeal: 'Dog rage' assault in Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

1:13pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE in Yeovil are appealing for witnesses to an argument between two dog walkers that ended with a woman being threatened and hit around the head with a lead.

Two men charged with arson after fire at Yeovil tailors

Yeovil Express:

1:14pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TWO men have been charged with arson following a fire at a tailors in Yeovil.

Four-piece band In the Pipeline to perform in Yeovil for charity gig

Yeovil Express:

3:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

FROM The Eagles and The Beatles to Elton John and Fleetwood Mac, In the Pipeline, a Somerset-based four-piece band will perform live at a Gluten Free charity evening at The Apple Tree Restaurant, Yeovil on Saturday, September 6.

Round the World cycle challenge at Yeovil Morrisons

Yeovil Express: BANNED: Morrisons has had an advert for its burgers barred

11:00am Friday 15th August 2014

THIS weekend [22-23 August 2014] Morrisons Yeovil colleagues will participate in a ‘Round the World Cycle Challenge’ which will see all 112 South West Morrisons stores cycle the 24,902 mile circumference of the globe to raise funds for charity Sue Ryder.

A LEVEL RESULTS: Yeovil College 99% pass rate

Yeovil Express:

10:28am Friday 15th August 2014

YEOVIL College students are celebrating after achieving an outstanding overall A Level pass rate of 99% for the sixth year in a row.

Police appeal: Window smashed in West Coker

Yeovil Express: nswebpix police crime tape

3:17pm Thursday 14th August 2014

POLICE are asking for help to try to find out how and why a window was smashed at a house in the High Street in West Coker.

Yeovil man jailed for four years after targeting young children

Yeovil Express:

3:16pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MAN who targeted children with homemade posters offering music lessons has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Family fun day at Yeovil Recreation Ground

1:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

FROM scaling the heights of the mobile climbing wall to trying out a range of exciting new sports, the free Family Fun Day at Yeovil Recreation Centre will have something for everyone on Saturday (August 16).

Yeovil Motor Company Volvo scheme

Yeovil Express: Volvo V40

11:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

YEOVIL Motor Company is launching a new scheme to challenge customer perceptions about dealer servicing and highlight the real-world benefits that come with a visit to an authorised Volvo dealership.

Large fire rips through Yeovil businesses

Yeovil Express:

8:25am Tuesday 12th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS spent several hours tackling flames which had engulfed a taxi rank and scooter sales room in Yeovil last night (August 12).

Police appeal: Break-in and arson at taxi office and tailors in Yeovil

Yeovil Express:

5:07pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

A CRIMINAL investigation has been launched after criminals caused "mindless damage" by breaking into two businesses and setting one on fire in Yeovil in the early hours of this morning (August 12).

Yeovil in Living Memory Calendar 2015

Yeovil Express:

12:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

SOUTH Somerset District Council’s Community Heritage Access Centre (CHAC) has just produced their third ‘Yeovil in Living Memory’ calendar.

Latest First World War donation brings Yeovil War Memorial soldiers’ to life

Yeovil Express:

12:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

PHOTOGRAPHS, memorial cards and a letter are the latest First World War items to be donated to South Somerset District Council’s Community Heritage Access Centre (CHAC) in Yeovil.

The search begins in Yeovil for Britain's top tradesman 2014

Yeovil Express:

12:30pm Sunday 10th August 2014

TRADESMEN of Yeovil, put down your hammer, turn off your drill, as this year’s Britain’s Top Tradesman (BTT) competition from Screwfix has launched in the South West.

Yeovil children enjoy activities to commemorate the First World War

Yeovil Express:

12:30pm Saturday 9th August 2014

THE 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War was commemorated by South Somerset District Council’s Heritage team recently, by holding children’s activities at Milford Hall and St Peter’s Hall in Yeovil.

£10,000 donation breathes ‘New Life’ into Yeovil Hospital's Flying Colours Appeal

Yeovil Express:

12:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE appeal for a new Special Care Baby Unit at Yeovil Hospital has received an enormous boost thanks to the generosity of a South West charity.

Volunteers needed for Age UK in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: Eight surprising facts about dementia care

11:30pm Thursday 7th August 2014

AGE UK Somerset provides chair based activities in the Community ranging from Village Halls to Retirement Accommodation with active volunteers taking the sessions,

Career days for youngsters at Yeovil District Hospital

Yeovil Express: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

12:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THOSE interested in a career in medicine, midwifery, or nursing are being invited to spend a day with clinical professionals at Yeovil District Hospital.

Hedge Fire in Yeovil

Yeovil Express: fire engine north yorkshire service - zxc

8:47am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A HEDGE fire measuring approximately three metres was extinguished by fire crews last night (August 4).

Fleet Air Museum Heritage Open Day in September

Yeovil Express: royal navy logo

8:53am Tuesday 5th August 2014

SOMERSET’S Fleet Air Museum will be showcasing First World War naval records as part of the annual Heritage Open Days this September.

Aviation legend visits Fleet Air Arm Museum

Yeovil Express:

9:05am Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE Fleet Air Arms most decorated Pilot delivered a lecture on Highlights of a life in Aviation at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Royal Naval Air Station, Yeovilton.

Van fire in Grass Royal 'deliberate' say firefighters

Yeovil Express:

8:38am Thursday 31st July 2014

A VAN was deliberately set on fire in Grass Royal, Yeovil, this morning, firefighters say.

Award for sailor from Ilchester

Yeovil Express:

11:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SAILOR from Ilchester was the first winner of a new award presented at the Defence Maritime Logistics School annual awards ceremony held at HMS Raleigh.

Increase in bumble bee queries

Yeovil Express: Short-haired bumblebees are being released today in Kent

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

PEST control officers at South Somerset District Council have been busy this summer dealing with a 23 per cent increase in calls for help and advice with bumble bees.

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.

Blue skies help to light up International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton

Yeovil Express:

10:11am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BLUE skies and glorious sunshine set off a glittering line up for International Air Day at Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton.

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.

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