Community & Charity News

    • Delight as Chard Carnival Returns

      Crowds enjoyed illuminated floats and colourful costumes as a popular town carnival made its return after being scaled back due to the pandemic.

    • NHS encourages pregnant women to get covid-19 vaccine

      The NHS is encouraging pregnant women to get the covid-19 vaccine as new data shows that nearly 20% of the most critically ill Covid patients are pregnant women who have not been vaccinated.

    • Adrian Dening's Stars Over Somerset

      Monday 18th to Sunday 24th October 2021

    • St Margaret’s Sewing Bee Challenge

      St Margaret’s Hospice is on the search for talented sewers to take part in their Sewing Bee Challenge.

    • Adrian Dening's Stars Over Somerset

      Monday 11th to Sunday 17th October 2021

    • Stepping Stones Fostering

      More homes are urgently needed in the Yeovil and South Somerset area to provide vital support to young people as they move from care into adulthood.

    • Blooming good way to 'Check your Vehicle'.

      As we emerge from COVID-19 restrictions and into summer, Somerset County Council’s Road Safety Team wants to help you ensure your vehicle gets you safely to your staycation.

    • St Margaret’s Hospice is celebrating Volunteer Recruitment Week

      St Margaret’s Hospice Care is inviting its local community to learn more about the benefits volunteering can bring in a bid to inspire more volunteers to join them.

    • Electric Car Charging Points

      Have you got an Electric Car? Here is a list of Electric car charging Points across South Somerset & West Dorset.

    • Four Day Bank Holiday for Summer 2022

      The UK is set to introduce a four-day bank holiday next summer, as Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.

    • Clean up our Countryside

      Two new litter-pick stations have been installed, equipped with litter pickers and reusable bags for anyone to borrow and do their own two-minute clean-up at countryside sites across South Somerset.

    • Yeovil Window Art

      Owners of empty shop premises in Yeovil are being asked to join a scheme, aimed at brightening up the town centre.

    • Church Bats

      People attending church services in South Somerset are being asked to check to see if they can see any bats lodging in roof spaces.

    • Yeovil Refresh

      The Yeovil Refresh scheme will see public spaces in the town centre transformed with a water feature, wider pavements, the pedestrianisation of the Borough, a bus gate, and an amphitheater and outdoor TV screen in Lower Middle Street.

    • Food Bank for Castle Cary.

      It is hoped that the site currently housing public conveniences at Millbrook Gardens in Castle Cary could be redeveloped into space where local shops can donate soon-to-be out-of-date food.

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