ILMINSTER NEWS: Younger people could help town’s Royal British Legion branch fight another day

ILMINSTER NEWS: Younger people could help town’s Royal British Legion branch fight another die

Posted: 14th November 2017
THERE is hope that new life will be breathed into the Ilminster branch of the Royal British Legion – although older members had recently voted in favour of disbanding. Contrary to reports the branch has yet to officially disband because it has not yet notified the Royal British Legion’s Membership Council for approval, while it is also hopeful of getting its own standard…

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VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: Cottage Flowers hitting the right note with children on Festive Friday

VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: Cottage Flowers hitting the right note with children on Festive Friday

Posted: 13th November 2017
STAFF at Cottage Flowers in Ilminster will again be organising carol singing by local schools in the Market House throughout the day on Festive Friday (November 17, 2017) as a pre-runner for the Victorian Evening later that night. Sixty children from Neroche School Broadway will perform at 10am, 75 from Greenfylde School Ilminster at 11am, 20 from Hambridge School at…

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VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: Volunteers still needed

VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: Volunteers still needed

Posted: 13th November 2017
ORGANISERS of the Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on in Ilminster on Friday (November 17, 2017) are still looking for volunteers to help on the night. Although final preparations are now in progress there is still time for anyone wanting to volunteer and spare a few hours to support the ever-popular event as a steward for the evening’s events. Get in touch…

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VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: It’s an important night for the town

VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: It’s an important night for the town

Posted: 13th November 2017
THE president of Ilminster Chamber of Trade and Commerce has said that the Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on is a major event in the town’s calendar. Final preparations are being made as the countdown to Christmas gets well and truly underway in Ilminster on Friday (November 17, 2017) with the festive lights being switched-on at 7pm. And Chamber of Trade…

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VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: Ilminster will be a feast of festive lights

VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: Ilminster will be a feast of festive lights

Posted: 13th November 2017
MORE than £5,000 will have been spent on illuminating Ilminster for this year's Christmas season of festivities. The annual switching-on of the lights takes place on Friday (November 17, 2017) in the town centre – with the switch being flicked at 7pm. Chairman of the Christmas Lights Committee Clinton Bonner said: “This year we have spent over £5,000 and this is made…

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VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: There’s no “Bah! Humbug!” in Ilminster

VICTORIAN EVENING 2017: There’s no “Bah! Humbug!” in Ilminster

Posted: 13th November 2017
THERE will be a Christmas for everyone in Ilminster when the yuletide lights are switched on this Friday (November 17, 2017) with the theme “Christmas Past, Present and Future” for the traditional Victorian Evening celebrations. It is the topic for this year’s shop window dressing competition for the Victorian Christmas Festival which starts at 6pm, with the lights…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: We will remember them

ILMINSTER NEWS: We will remember them

Posted: 13th November 2017
ILMINSTER remembered those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice by holding its annual Civic Service of Remembrance on Sunday (November 12, 2017). The service at the Minster was hosted jointly by Ilminster Town Council and members of the Ilminster branch of the Royal British Legion. Armed Forces personnel past and present were at the service, along with representatives of…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Police appeal for information about anti-Semitic graffiti

ILMINSTER NEWS: Police appeal for information about anti-Semitic graffiti

Posted: 10th November 2017
POLICE want to track down whoever recently sprayed hateful anti-Semitic graffiti in Ilminster. Ilminster Town Council discovered the offensive graffiti on the skatepark and slides at Ilminster Recreation Ground at Orchard Vale off Canal Way. A police spokesman said: “More was then found at a building at the old Horlicks site. “It is unclear when the graffiti was done but…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Student highlights the plight of the Queen’s favourite – the loveable Corgi

SOMERSET NEWS: Student highlights the plight of the Queen’s favourite – the loveable Corgi

Posted: 9th November 2017
A SOMERSET student is really hoping to be barking up the right tree with a project for his A-Level studies – a video about the Queen’s favourite dog, the Corgi, and the reasons behind the decrease in its number. Corgi fan Seth Dellow, 17, of Richard Huish College in Taunton, is putting a documentary film together as part of his media studies qualifications and recently…

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SOMERSET NEWS: Student highlights the plight of the Queen’s favourite – the loveable Corgi

SOMERSET NEWS: Student highlights the plight of the Queen’s favourite – the loveable Corgi Photo 3

Posted: 9th November 2017
A SOMERSET student is really hoping to be barking up the right tree with a project for his A-Level studies – a video about the Queen’s favourite dog, the Corgi, and the reasons behind the decrease in its number. Corgi fan Seth Dellow, 17, of Richard Huish College in Taunton, is putting a documentary film together as part of his media studies qualifications and recently…

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