Police in Yeovil are investigating an incident in which a man was punched in the face. A Chard motorist has been fined £450 for speeding. A Yeovil woman has appeared in court charged with assault. People in South Somerset unhappy about having their medical records included on a new national database have been told to contact their GP. Chard Museum has announced that it’ll be re-opening next week.
Police in Yeovil are investigating an incident in which a man was punched in the face. It happened outside the man’s home in Preston Road after he challenged three men who he believed were acting suspiciously. Police have issued CCTV footage of the incident that happened on Thursday, May 13th, between 9.30 and 10 pm at night. If you can help police with their enquiries you’re asked to call the non-emergency number 101.
A Chard motorist has been fined £450 for speeding. Appearing before local magistrates, Dominic Griffiths of Victoria Avenue, Chard, also had six penalty points put on his licence after being caught exceeding the speed limit on the A380 at Newton Abbot.
A Yeovil woman has appeared in court charged with assault. Jasmine Price, 28, of Southway Drive, pleaded guilty to attacking three people in the Taunton area. Price was made the subject of a community order and ordered to pay compensation of £125.
People in South Somerset unhappy about having their medical records included on a new national database have been told to contact their GP. Concern has been expressed about the information getting into the hands of private companies. NHS Digital says individuals will not be identified and the information is needed for medical research.
Chard Museum has announced that it’ll be re-opening next week. The Museum, which has been closed throughout the pandemic, will open for online booked tours from June 17th and for general visitors on June 30th.
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