ILMINSTER NEWS: Good luck to the Warehouse Theatre team

ILMINSTER NEWS: Good luck to the Warehouse Theatre team

Posted: 13th April 2019
THE Ilminster Entertainment Society will be hoping to wow the judges on Saturday (April 13, 2019) night at the Quarter Final of the All England One Act Theatre Festival. The society’s play A Resounding Tinkle scooped top prize last month in the Somerset County One Act Play Drama Festival held at the Warehouse Theatre in Ilminster and now will be taking the play to the…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: There will be lots going on at the Spring Fair at Rose Mills

ILMINSTER NEWS: There will be lots going on at the Spring Fair at Rose Mills

Posted: 13th April 2019
THE long-established Rose Mills Industrial Estate at Hort Bridge on Station Road in Ilminster is having a new creative lease of life. This is being celebrated on Saturday (April 13, 2019) with a Spring Fair with both indoor and outdoor activities. The resident businesses listed below will be open for business along with 15 visiting stallholders offering antiques, crafts…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Lots planned for Somerset Day in Ilminster

ILMINSTER NEWS: Lots planned for Somerset Day in Ilminster

Posted: 11th April 2019
ILMINSTER will be doing its bit to celebrate Somerset Day on May 11 with a host of events going on in the town. According to Wikipedia, way back on May 11, 878, King Alfred is believed to have finally and decisively defeated the Danes to set up what eventually became England.  His base was at Athelney – just 12 miles north of Ilminster. It is believed that his attention…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: First birthday for the Ilminster Press newspaper

ILMINSTER NEWS: First birthday for the Ilminster Press newspaper

Posted: 11th April 2019
THE monthly Ilminster Press community newspaper has celebrated its first birthday with the publication of Edition Number 12. The April edition of the newspaper is out now and available for people to pick up for FREE from various outlets in and around Ilminster including Tesco store, Tesco garage, McColls, the Co-op, Cottage Flowers, Shrubbery Hotel, Ilminster Post…

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ILMINSTER AREA NEWS: Police appeal after fight leaves two in hospital

ILMINSTER AREA NEWS: Police appeal after fight leaves two in hospital

Posted: 7th April 2019
POLICE are appealing for information over an incident near Ilminster which left two men needing hospital treatment. Officers were called to Copse Lane, Ilton, at about 9.45pm on Saturday, April 6, to a report of a fight involving two men. A man in his 30s remains in hospital with injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening. A man in his 50s, who was initially…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: March edition of Ilminster Press community newspaper is out now!

ILMINSTER NEWS: March edition of Ilminster Press community newspaper is out now!

Posted: 22nd March 2019
THE March edition of the Ilminster Press community newspaper is now out and is again packed with local news and photos from around the area. The paper is available for people to pick-up for free from various outlets in and around the town including the main Tesco store, Tesco Garage, Spar Garage, McColls, Co-op, Ilminster Arts Centre, Cottage Flowers, The Minster…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Don’t forget to pick-up your FREE copy of Ilminster Press

ILMINSTER NEWS: Don’t forget to pick-up your FREE copy of Ilminster Press

Posted: 24th February 2019
THE February edition of Ilminster Press - your free, local monthly newspaper which looks to report on the positive aspects of the Ilminster and surrounding area – is available in various outlets in and around the town. This 40-page edition of Ilminster Press is once again packed with news and photos from around the area. There are copies available in places such as the…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Plans to turn Crown Inn into two houses

ILMINSTER NEWS: Plans to turn Crown Inn into two houses

Posted: 11th February 2019
PLANS have been submitted to South Somerset District Council to turn an Ilminster pub into two houses. Punch Partnerships Ltd has applied for planning permission to convert the Crown Inn on West Street into two three-bedroom houses along with demolishing an existing garage and building a single-storey rear extension. The applicants have stated that the closure of the…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Premature birth mum thanks ambulance team

ILMINSTER NEWS: Premature birth mum thanks ambulance team

Posted: 7th February 2019
A MUM who gave birth three months early has been reunited with the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust team who saved her new-born baby. Lucy Knight, 29, went into labour 13 weeks ahead of her due date at home with boyfriend Dean Glover, 27, in Ilminster, Somerset. Baby Eli Glover was born on July 12 last year, at just 26 weeks and six days, and weighed…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: January edition of Ilminster Press

ILMINSTER NEWS: January edition of Ilminster Press

Posted: 24th January 2019
THE January edition of the Ilminster Press FREE monthly community newspaper will be out later today (Thursday, January 24, 2019). The 40-page paper is packed with news and photos from the Ilminster area and will be available for people to pick-up for FREE from various outlets in and around the town. Outlets include the main Tesco store in Ilminster, the Co-op store…

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