Generations Carnival Club bingo night in Ilton

Chard & Ilminster News: Big Cash Bingo

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

GENERATIONS Carnival Club is holding a bingo night at Ilton Village Hall this Friday (April 25).

llminster Tuesday Dance Club presentation

Chard & Ilminster News: lminster Tuesday Dance Club presentation

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A PRESENTATION took place at the parish hall to Doris Appleton, Bill Tubby and Betty Tubby, who collectively have been on Ilminster Tuesday Dance Club’s committee for more than 60 years.

PICTURES: Easter fun in Ilminster and Hinton St George

Chard & Ilminster News: PICTURES: Easter fun in Ilminster and Hinton St George

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YOUNGSTERS were on the hunt around Ilminster at the weekend as part of the town’s Easter Bunny Trail.

Tributes to Ilminster's Jessica White after car crash

Chard & Ilminster News: Tributes to Ilminster crash victim Jessica White

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TRIBUTES are pouring in for a popular young woman who was killed in a road collision.

Top ten most expensive streets to live in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: Church Walk.

11:29am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

HOMES in one road in Ilminster are ten times more expensive than the cheapest street in the town.

Swanmead pupils all shook up by earthquake day

Chard & Ilminster News: Shariful Haque, Callum Rice and Cameron Riley build a shake-proof structure.

6:30am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ENTHUSIASTIC learners at Swanmead Community School in Ilminster have been getting stuck into new challenges in their education, whatever the subject.

Police hunt man who abused and assaulted female driving instructor in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: nswebpix police crime tape

10:20am Monday 21st April 2014

A DRIVING instructor was verbally abused and then assaulted by another motorist in Ilminster.

Cash windfall for Ilminster groups

Chard & Ilminster News: Number of people in debt on the rise in St Albans

2:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

A NUMBER of groups in Ilminster are jumping for joy after receiving a cash boost.

Council to raise housing 'free for all' concerns with Prime Minister

Chard & Ilminster News: David Cameron hailed Accenture's 2,000 jobs drive

11:30am Friday 18th April 2014

ILMINSTER Town Council will send a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron about its concerns over ‘free for all’ developments in rural areas.

Charity football match in memory of Ilminster student Bradley Cullen

Chard & Ilminster News: Football: Chipping Sodbury return to form with win over Ellwood

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

A CHARITY football match will be played on Sunday (April 20) in memory of a popular student who died aged just 15.

Motorist in court over A303 death crash

Chard & Ilminster News: Scales of Justice: Recent convictions at Oxfordshire's magistrates' courts

6:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A MAN charged with causing the death of another man and seriously injuring two others following a crash on the Ilminster bypass last year has appeared in court.

Plans to improve Ilminster zebra crossing visibility after boy knocked off bike

Chard & Ilminster News: Zebra crossing safety work in Otley

5:20pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ACTION could soon be taken to improve the visibility of a crossing in Ilminster.

Prizes all round at Ilminster Arts Centre

Chard & Ilminster News: The competition at Ilminster Arts Centre.

6:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Ilminster branch of Branston donated £750 for prizes at this year’s visual arts competition at the town’s arts centre.

Farmers in air ambulance donation

Chard & Ilminster News: Farmers in air ambulance donation

10:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ILMINSTER Young Farmers Club has given £645 to Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

Ilminster runner's London Marathon conquest in aid of Parkinson's UK

Chard & Ilminster News: Richard Clifton.

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A RUNNER from Ilminster went the distance this weekend by completing the London Marathon for a Parkinson's charity.

Visibility issues at Ilminster crossing

Chard & Ilminster News: Zebra crossing safety work in Otley

5:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

ACTION could soon be taken to improve the visibility of a crossing in Ilminster.

Easter fun in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: Easter Egg Hunt @Hartham Park

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

EASTER fun for all the family will be in Ilminster this week.

Murder mystery evenings in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: Agatha Christies classic murder-mystery The Mousetrap comes to Lighthouse

12:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO murder mystery evenings will be held next month.

Keen readers recognised at Swanmead School

Chard & Ilminster News: Keen readers recognised at Swanmead School

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

BOOKWORMS at Swanmead School in Ilminster were recognised for their reading efforts this week.

Harlequin Carnival Club weekend fundraising events

Chard & Ilminster News: CARNIVAL clubs, including Harlequin (pictured), crowds and organisers were left hugely disappointed after Chard Carnival was abandoned.

5:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

HARLEQUIN Carnival Club is holding a tabletop and craft sale tomorrow (April 12).

Driving instructor assaulted in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: A police car worth £10,000 was stolen by thieves

3:25pm Friday 11th April 2014

A DRIVING instructor was verbally abused and then assaulted by another motorist in Ilminster.

One Plus One Carnival Club survival date looms

Chard & Ilminster News: One Plus One Carnival Club survival date looms

1:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

A CARNIVAL club in Ilminster may have to fold unless it can find a new base by the end of the month.

Outside body hired to help Somerset County Council deal with difficult children's centres questions

Chard & Ilminster News: class: Some of the pre-school youngsters during a singing session

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

COUNCIL staff facing a grilling from parents in Ilminster and Crewkerne over proposed changes to children’s centres have been taught how to deal with difficult questions by an outside body, the News has learned.

'No quick fix' for New Road in Ilminster, says county's highways councillor

Chard & Ilminster News: Harvey Siggs.

5:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

NO quick fix is on the cards for the re-opening of New Road in Ilminster, according to the county councillor in charge of highways for Somerset.

Ilminster school meets special visitor from France

Chard & Ilminster News: Ilminster school meets special visitor from France

12:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

CHILDREN at Greenfylde First School in Ilminster have met a special visitor from France.

TUESDAY: Night of bicycle-powered cinema in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: TUESDAY: Night of bicycle-powered cinema in Ilminster

10:24am Monday 7th April 2014

A CINEMA powered entirely by pedalling – it can't be true, can it?

Easter bingo in Barrington today

Chard & Ilminster News: Big Cash Bingo

11:00am Sunday 6th April 2014

EASTER bingo will be held at St Mary’s Pre-school in Barrington on today (April 6). Eyes down is from 2.30- 4.30pm at the village hall.

Harlequin Carnival Club fundraising events

Chard & Ilminster News: HARLEQUIN’S City of Rock cart at North Petherton carnival. PHOTO: Steve Richardson

11:30am Friday 4th April 2014

HARLEQUIN Carnival Club is holding several fundraising events in April.

Petition to re-open New Road in Ilminster gathers pace

Chard & Ilminster News: Petition to re-open New Road in Ilminster gathers pace

10:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A 70-METRE stretch of New Road in Ilminster is still closed six weeks after a landslide caused large cracks to appear.

Farmer given 12 months to quit land to make way for Ilminster Canal Way development

Chard & Ilminster News: Farmer given 12 months to quit land to make way for Ilminster Canal Way development

9:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A FAMILY claim they are being forced out of their farm as council bosses look to take one-third of their land away to free up space for the proposed Ilminster Canal Way development.

Town Talk: Ilminster Mayor Emma Jane Taylor

Chard & Ilminster News: Emma Jane Taylor.

7:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A COUPLE of Sundays ago I was in Wells for the installation of the new High Sheriff of Somerset. The service in the Cathedral and the installation are steeped in history.

Ile Valley Classic Vehicle Club evening run

Chard & Ilminster News: Classic car show in aid of Naomi House

5:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

IT’S two weeks until Ile Valley Classic Vehicle Club’s first evening run of 2014.

One Plus One Carnival Club set to move for Dillington Estate base

12:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

MEMBERS of a comic carnival club are asking anyone who can offer them a base to come forward urgently.

Fair at the Guildhall in Chard

Chard & Ilminster News: Guildhall in Chard.

6:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

A FAIR will be run by The Friends of Essex House Medical Centre at The Guildhall, Chard, on Saturday, April 5 from 9am to 12.30pm.

Greenfylde School children tour Tesco in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: Greenfylde School children tour Tesco in Ilminster

12:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

CHILDREN at Greenfylde School had a peek behind the scenes at Tesco in Ilminster.

Former Ilminster Mayor Roger Swann runs London Marathon

Chard & Ilminster News: Roger Swann.

7:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

THE former Mayor of Ilminster will be taking part in the London Marathon next month.

A358 between Taunton and Ilminster reopens after crash

Chard & Ilminster News: 29/3/214 : A358 Traffic Accident

3:29pm Saturday 29th March 2014

The A358 between Taunton and Ilminster is shut around Hatch Beauchamp after a two-vehicle collision.

Chard teenager shaves hair for charity

Chard & Ilminster News: Emily Davis.

3:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

A TEENAGER from Chard is taking on a hair-raising challenge to try to raise £800 for the International Citizen Service.

Ilminster Entertainments Society County Drama Festival win

Chard & Ilminster News: Ilminster Entertainments Society County Drama Festival win

5:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

PASSIONATE dramatists from Ilminster triumphed with four top awards at the County Drama Festival.

Mother's Day competition at Tesco in Ilminster

Chard & Ilminster News: Tesco launches new babysitting service

2:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

THERE are just two days left to enter a Mother’s Day competition at Tesco in Ilminster.

Great Wall of China trek for Ilminster woman

Chard & Ilminster News: Emilee Rolls

11:30am Wednesday 26th March 2014

AN intrepid explorer will walk the Great Wall of China to raise money for a cause close to her heart.

Ilminster Town Council records show conditions to build on Britten's Field

Chard & Ilminster News: Ilminster Town Council records show conditions to build on Britten's Field

10:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

CONCERNS over whether Ilminster Town Council can build recreational facilities on Britten’s Field were resolved this week.

Swanmead School cake sale for St Margaret's Hospice

Chard & Ilminster News: Swanmead School cake sale for St Margaret's Hospice

12:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

SWEET-TOOTHED students at Swanmead School in Ilminster put their baking skills to good use as they raised money for St Margaret’s Hospice.

Repairs at Daido in Ilminster after small fire

Chard & Ilminster News: Repairs at Daido in Ilminster after small fire

11:52am Tuesday 25th March 2014

REPAIRS have been carried out after a fire at Daido Industrial Bearings in Ilminster last month.

Petition to fix cracks in Ilminster road

Chard & Ilminster News: Bollards and metal barriers at the road.

9:34am Tuesday 25th March 2014

HIGHWAYS bosses have taken extra steps to stop people driving along a 70m stretch of road in Ilminster where huge cracks have opened up.

Nuisance 999 caller from Ilminster sentenced

Chard & Ilminster News: Yeovil Magistrates Court

4:28pm Monday 24th March 2014

A MAN who made hundreds of nuisance 999 calls to the police has been given a 24-month conditional discharge.

Dillington House hosts talk on the cost of living

Chard & Ilminster News: DILLINGTON House near Ilminster.

8:00am Sunday 23rd March 2014

‘HOW much do we really need to live on?’ is the subject of Dr Edward Skidelsky’s talk at Dillington House on Sunday at 2.30pm.

Family fun day Easter event at Ashill

Chard & Ilminster News: A Great British Charity Easter Egg Hunt!

12:00pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

A FAMILY Easter extravaganza will take place at Ashill village hall from 2pm on April 5.

Ile Valley Children's Centre talks start

Chard & Ilminster News: Frances Nicholson.

5:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

TALKS over the future of Ile Valley Children’s Centre in Ilminster will be held next week.

Ilminster Rotary Club's Terry Bate sponsored silence raises £120

Chard & Ilminster News: Terry Bate.

6:00pm Thursday 20th March 2014

ROTARY Club of Ilminster president Terry Bate, below, fulfilled her pledge at an auction of promises to raise funds for charities by keeping her lips firmly sealed for the entire meeting.






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