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Ilminster

Sue Ryder shop assistant manager Julie Weisner and van driver Wendy Harris

"Disgusting" thieves cause hundreds of pounds of damage to charity shops

MILESTONE: Stuart and Liz Shepherd, centre and centre right, with a table of guests at their retirement party

Hoteliers check out of Shrubbery in Ilminster after 50 years

TAKING OVER: Greenfylde headteacher Claire Oaten, acting deputy headteacher Andrea Jones and pre-school leader Cheryl Herrick pictured with children from Sunny-Ile

Sunny-Ile pre-school celebrates take over and 30th anniversary

Ilminster's Station Road set to close for 5 weeks in February

Ilminster's Station Road set to close for 5 weeks in February

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Sunshine causes fire at Ilminster flat

Sunshine causes fire at Ilminster flat

Tony's Tours hands out £100 cheque after year of fundraising

Tony's Tours hands out £100 cheque after year of fundraising

BIRTHDAY GIRL: 100-year-old Helen Ouin celebrating the milestone

Somerset great-grandmother who knocked over Joseph Goebbels and shook hands with Pope turns 100

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HEAR TO HELP: Hearing dog Wilson admired by Rotarian Brenda Lake

Ilminster Rotary treated to dogs for deaf demonstration

20% hike in Ilminster town council tax to 'maintain services'

20% hike in Ilminster town council tax to 'maintain services'

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LIFE EDUCATION: Educator Helen Morrall pictured with pupils and Harold the giraffe

Greenfylde and Swanmead pupils visited by Life Education bus

Co-ordinatior Paul Webber, Chris Nezianya, Daniel Haines and Sarah Haynes with the bricks for new Gooch Pavilion at Ilminster Town Football club

BRICK BY BRICK: New scheme launched to help build new clubhouse

Deadline draws near for Ilminster Barclays closure petition

Deadline draws near for Ilminster Barclays closure petition

CAMPIRES BURNING: Greenfylde pupils gather round the fire on their USA day

Greenfylde pupils dress up for special USA day

Fire crews called to Ilminster after smoke pouring out of house

Fire crews called to Ilminster after smoke pouring out of house

Fire at Dinnington Docks near Ilminster

Fire at Dinnington Docks near Ilminster

Paul Webber, Darren Manley and Louie Webber with the repaired reindeer

Ilminster football club helps bring display smashed by vandals back to life

Ilminster Barclays bank branch closure is 'shortsighted'

Ilminster Barclays bank branch closure is 'shortsighted'

FESTIVE FUN: Children from Winsham Primary School after their Christmas nativity. Photo taken in 1991.

Look Back: Chard and Ilminster News takes a look at what was making the headlines in years gone by

PHOTO: Paul Webber, Darren Manley and Louie Webber with the repaired reindeer outside the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster.

Santa's reindeer restored after vicious vandal attack

FESTIVE FUN: Santa Claus pictured with pupils from Greenfylde First School

Festive guest of honour visits Greenfylde First School

CHRISTMAS GIFTS: Cllr Vijeh handing over a big cheque to Neroche head teacher, Connel Boyle

Councillor Vijeh hands out community Christmas gifts

CHRISTMAS CHEER: Pictured head teacher Mark Walker has his nails painted

Swanmead pupils enjoy festive fun and Christmas crafts

Curfew for Ilminster man that elbowed ex in the face

Curfew for Ilminster man that elbowed ex in the face

New police office for Ilminster team

New police office for Ilminster team

'Marauding' badgers living on Britten’s Field in Ilminster will not be harmed

'Marauding' badgers living on Britten’s Field in Ilminster will not be harmed

Next year's carnival preparations already underway for Ilminster club

Next year's carnival preparations already underway for Ilminster club

Slow down! Here are the South Somerset mobile speed camera locations for this week

Slow down! Here are the South Somerset mobile speed camera locations for this week

Arson attack at historic Donyatt Halt railway station

Arson attack at historic Donyatt Halt railway station

CHRISTMAS CHEER: Members of Royal Navy personnel from RNAS Yeovilton with some of the Operation Christmas Child volunteers on the outskirts of Ilminster at Dowlish Ford

Thousands of Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes leave Ilminster for Romania

DREAM TEAM: Phillip Wyatt and the team from Ilminster Home Hardware

Ilminster trader wins hardware retailer of the year

Two Ilminster men accused of revenge attack in Crewkerne over stolen motorbike

Two Ilminster men accused of revenge attack in Crewkerne over stolen motorbike

PRETTY IN PINK: One of last year's Christmas tree entries

Ilminster's Christmas tree festival set to return next weekend

Savage attack at Ilminster pub as man went 'flying out of the doorway'

Savage attack at Ilminster pub as man went 'flying out of the doorway'

TRIPLE GOLD: Staff at Bonners the Butchers, Ilminster with their award winning products

Bonners the Butchers in Ilminster take triple gold at national awards

Medical treatment need after car and motorcycle crash in Ilminster

Medical treatment needed after car and motorcycle crash in Ilminster

MINCE PIES: Natwest staff Nicole Diment, Emma Myhill, Lesley Muxlow and Perri Hall

Thousands turn out for Ilminster lights switch on and Victorian night

CUT CARBON NOW: Protestors take to the streets in colourful clothing

Crowds take to Ilminster streets for climate change protest march

Ilminster Victorian Evening and Christmas lights extravaganza this evening: DETAILS

Ilminster Victorian Evening and Christmas lights extravaganza this evening: DETAILS

ADVENTURE: Some of the Holyrood sixth form pupils with those who they helped while volunteering

Holyrood students on once-in-a-lifetime Morocco expedition

The Victorian Night takes place on Friday evening in Ilminster

Charity at forefront of sale effort on Victorian Night

ALL THE LIGHTS: Harlequin celebrate as Somerset County carnival circuit runners-up

Harlequin celebrate as Somerset County carnival circuit runners-up

HELPING HAND: ILMINSTER Cricket Club is looking for more volunteers to help get involved in the running of the club

Ilminster CC on the search for volunteers

WARNINGS: South West's Green party MEP Molly Scott Cato speaks out ahead of Ilminster Climate March

Green MEP speaks out ahead of Ilminster Climate March

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Ilminster Christmas Light fundraisers continue at Cottage Flowers

Ilminster Christmas Light fundraisers continue at Cottage Flowers

ICasualty cut free from wreckage after crash

Casualty cut free from wreckage after crash

FESTIVE SPIRIT: Members of the Christmas Lights team out and about in Ilminster town centre putting up the festive displays

Search for Christmas lights switch on VIP begins

ANNIVERSARY: People meet to celebrate the Ilminster Memory Cafe first anniversary

Ilminster Memory Cafe celebrates first anniversary

PUDSY'S FRIENDS: Children at Greenfylde First School

Greenflyde teddies join Children in Need fundraising

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INVESTIGATION: the plane crashed near Churchinford  Pic: BBC

SOMERSET PLANE CRASH: Police report all victims were from the same family

POLICE: the A358 is congested due to a crash

Car crash on Somerset main road linking Taunton and Ilminster

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