ILMINSTER NEWS: Hannah May studio team running for Asthma UK

ILMINSTER NEWS: Hannah May studio team running for Asthma UK

Posted: 17th August 2018
A TEAM from an Ilminster hair studio will be putting their best foot forward in September to raise money for the Asthma UK charity. People may have already seen the Hannah May Hair & Beauty Studio team in West Street working really hard running around Ilminster and, admittedly, looking slightly red in the face! But they are all planning on running and completing the…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: A truly humbling experience says Royal British Legion member

ILMINSTER NEWS: A truly humbling experience says Royal British Legion member

Posted: 17th August 2018
TWO members of the Ilminster branch of the Royal British Legion have returned home having taken part in a moving Pilgrimage of Remembrance to the battlefields of the First World War. The Royal British Legion event, known as Great Pilgrimage 90, took place between August 5-9 and was one of the largest in the charity’s history with thousands of people involved. GP90 marked…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Beach party fun could make a lifesaving difference

ILMINSTER NEWS: Beach party fun could make a lifesaving difference

Posted: 17th August 2018
A SPECIAL Shorts and Shades Party Night will be held in Ilminster to help raise money for the community’s ongoing work to provide potentially lifesaving defibrillators in the town. The party will be held at Ilminster Cricket Club’s Tony Rice Bar on the Ilminster Recreation Ground on Friday, August 17, from 7pm and there will be a disco and a raffle and, obviously, the…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: August edition of Ilminster Press – OUT NOW!

ILMINSTER NEWS: August edition of Ilminster Press – OUT NOW!

Posted: 16th August 2018
THE August edition of the Ilminster Press community newspaper is OUT NOW for people to pick-up for free from various outlets in and around the town. The 40-page paper – packed with news and photos from Ilminster and surrounding area – is available at the main Tesco store in town, the Co-op, McColls, Ilminster Arts Centre, Ilminster Bookshop, Cottage Flowers, Shrubbery…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: July edition of Ilminster Press is out NOW!

ILMINSTER NEWS: July edition of Ilminster Press is out NOW!

Posted: 25th July 2018
THE third edition of the new Ilminster Press newspaper is now available to be picked-up for free from outlets in and around the town. The monthly publication has once again been well-supported by local groups and businesses with advertising and is packed with news and photos from Ilminster and the immediate surrounding area. The 32-page July publication is currently…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Second edition of Ilminster Press free newspaper – out now!

ILMINSTER NEWS: Second edition of Ilminster Press free newspaper – out now!

Posted: 24th June 2018
THE second edition of the new Ilminster Press newspaper is now available to be picked-up for free from outlets in and around the town. The monthly publication has once again been well-supported by local groups and businesses with advertising and is packed with news and photos from Ilminster and the immediate surrounding area. Steve Sowden, of Ilminster Press, said: “I…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

Posted: 11th June 2018
THE brutal attack on a woman walking at Chard Reservoir will be featured on BBC TV later this week. Tracey Howard was left with serious head injuries following the attack on August 4, 2017, when she was out walking her dog. She has now bravely posted this photograph of herself – taken in hospital following the assault – on Facebook in the hope that it might lead to new…

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SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Chard Reservoir attack victim on TV Crimewatch Roadshow

Posted: 11th June 2018
THE brutal attack on a woman walking at Chard Reservoir will be featured on BBC TV later this week. Tracey Howard was left with serious head injuries following the attack on August 4, 2017, when she was out walking her dog. She has now bravely posted this photograph of herself – taken in hospital following the assault – on Facebook in the hope that it might lead to new…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Fantastic news for Ilminster’s Warehouse Theatre

ILMINSTER NEWS: Fantastic news for Ilminster’s Warehouse Theatre

Posted: 16th May 2018
  A GRANT from South Somerset District Council has helped Ilminster’s Warehouse Theatre to buy the building next door as part of its expansion programme. The Warehouse Theatre, comprising of Ilminster Entertainments Society and Ilminster Youth Theatre, received a grant of £12,500 from the council’s Area West Committee towards the £125,000 project in order to expand their…

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ILMINSTER NEWS: Mayor hands out 17 cheques totalling £2,400

ILMINSTER NEWS: Mayor hands out 17 cheques totalling £2,400

Posted: 16th May 2018
A TOTAL of £2,400 was presented to various groups, individuals and organisations during the Annual Community Assembly hosted by the Mayor of Ilminster. Cllr Val Keitch, who concludes her two-year tenure as Mayor next week, presented cheques to 17 beneficiaries during the assembly held at Greenfylde First School on Tuesday (May 15, 2018). The recipients and what they are…

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