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Around 4500 Tesco staff set to lose jobs in latest round of redundancies  Chard & Ilminster News

Around 4500 staff at Tesco are set to lose their jobs in the latest round of redundancies at the UK's biggest supermarket, the company has…


Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Economists warn jobs market could peak despite record employment  Chard & Ilminster News

The number of people in employment increased by 115000 to 32.81 million in the three months to June.


Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:11:00 GMT

Proposal to increase pension age branded 'chilling and immoral'  Chard & Ilminster News

Former pensions minister Ros Altmann has condemned a proposal to raise the pension age to 75.


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 04:41:00 GMT

Corbyn demands immediate publication of Government's no-deal dossier  Chard & Ilminster News

Leaked documents warn the UK will be hit with a three-month 'meltdown' at its ports and a hard border on the island of Ireland.


Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:31:00 GMT

UK fracking potential could be much less than previously thought, study suggests  Chard & Ilminster News

New estimates based on lab analysis of northern England's shale resources suggests there may be less than 10 years worth of recoverable gas.


Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:01:00 GMT

Oil begins flowing from new North Sea development  Chard & Ilminster News

The Mariner field is expected to produce up to 70000 barrels of oil per day at peak production.


Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:13:21 GMT

British Steel sale talks news hailed as 'important step'  Chard & Ilminster News

Senior politicians and union leaders have reacted to news that the investment division of Turkey's armed forces pension fund is the preferred bidder for British ...


Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:31:00 GMT

Fergusons shipyard faces renewed threat of administration with 350 jobs at risk  Chard & Ilminster News

Parent company Clyde Blowers Capital, owned by Jim McColl, criticised Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd and the Scottish Government over the news.


Fri, 09 Aug 2019 19:56:15 GMT

What the papers say – August 14  Chard & Ilminster News

A couple who have their cat to thank for a £1 million windfall make headlines on Wednesday.


Tue, 13 Aug 2019 23:51:00 GMT

Nissan to axe 12500 jobs in bid to cut costs  Chard & Ilminster News

The Japanese car company reported the job cuts alongside its first quarter earnings statement.


Thu, 25 Jul 2019 08:11:30 GMT

Grouse shooting season begins on 'Glorious Twelfth'  Chard & Ilminster News

The season runs for 16 weeks to December, drawing visitors from Europe and North America.


Mon, 12 Aug 2019 01:51:00 GMT

John Flint steps down as HSBC chief executive  Chard & Ilminster News

The bank said the boss has resigned from the role 'by mutual agreement with the board'.


Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Prospective buyers for Harland and Wolff given bids deadline, say unions  Chard & Ilminster News

The Belfast shipyard, famed for building the Titanic, went into administration last week.


Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:31:00 GMT

Corbyn unveils £3.5bn River Mersey renewable energy plan  Chard & Ilminster News

The Mersey Tidal Power Project aims to utilise the power of the Mersey and Liverpool Bay to power up to a million homes, it is claimed.


Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hundreds of migrant workers flee Kashmir amid security lockdown  Chard & Ilminster News

The fleeing workers crowded the railroad station at Jammu waiting for trains.


Wed, 07 Aug 2019 12:51:00 GMT

Boss of British Gas owner Centrica to step down  Chard & Ilminster News

The group also announced a slashed dividend and its exit from oil and gas production.


Tue, 30 Jul 2019 06:56:46 GMT

UK services sector unexpectedly grows in July  Chard & Ilminster News

Growth in the UK's key *service* industries picked up faster than predicted, but economists have still warned that the economy is “only just” avoiding recession.


Mon, 05 Aug 2019 10:11:00 GMT

Fresh mandate for industrial action in train guards dispute  Chard & Ilminster News

Workers on South Western Railway (SWR) have voted overwhelmingly to continue with industrial action in the long running dispute over guards on trains, ...


Wed, 24 Jul 2019 15:08:32 GMT

Heathrow workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer  Chard & Ilminster News

Crucial talks will now be held at Acas to try to avert strikes next week.


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Travel firms Super Break and LateRooms.com collapse  Chard & Ilminster News

Abta said the 'vast majority of holidaymakers' arrangements' will be covered through one of a number of different types of financial…


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 08:50:42 GMT

US Treasury Department labels China a currency manipulator  Chard & Ilminster News

The designation could pave the way for more sanctions against Beijing.


Mon, 05 Aug 2019 22:37:48 GMT

Boris Johnson to hold first Cabinet meeting after cull of Theresa May's top team  Chard & Ilminster News

Boris Johnson will preside over his first meeting of his new Cabinet after a brutal cull of Theresa May's top team. Within hours of taking office on Wednesday, the ...


Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Scottish Government ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit  Chard & Ilminster News

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned the economy will be 'seriously damaged' if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 15:51:00 GMT

Lib Dems offer talks after criticism of Jeremy Corbyn's unity government plan  Chard & Ilminster News

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson wrote to Mr Corbyn to suggest the pair meet 'in the coming days'.


Thu, 15 Aug 2019 23:01:00 GMT

Labour 'would not block second Scottish independence poll'  Chard & Ilminster News

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell made the comments after Nicola Sturgeon said her party could form an alliance to keep the Tories out of government.


Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Harland and Wolff workers urge councillors to save 'iconic' Belfast shipyard  Chard & Ilminster News

A delegation spoke to city councillors as dozens of their colleagues watched from the public gallery in City Hall.


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:49:28 GMT

Numatic planning massive expansion - and 300 new jobs  Chard & Ilminster News

THE biggest employer in Chard could be set to add up to 300 more jobs after revealing expansion plans. Numatic has launched a consultation for their new ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

New The Range superstore will bring 80 jobs to Somerset  Chard & Ilminster News

A NEW Somerset superstore is set to open in July - bringing 80 jobs to the county.


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Up to 40 new jobs to be created after firm's expansion plans approved  Chard & Ilminster News

A SOMERSET business will create nearly 40 new jobs after being given permission to expand its current premises.


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Traditional part-time student jobs 'falling out of favour'  Chard & Ilminster News

Some 50 of young people in education currently have a part-time job, Barclays LifeSkills said.


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Wind farm to give UK £2.4bn economic boost, report reveals  Chard & Ilminster News

A new report looked at the economic impact of the Beatrice wind farm – the largest offshore project of its kind in the UK.


Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New Chard Lidl to open by end of 2019  Chard & Ilminster News

THE new Lidl supermarket under construction is Chard is set to be open by the end of this year, the German supermarket giant has confirmed.


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

400-mile cycling challenge in memory of Ilminster and Chard dad  Chard & Ilminster News

TWO hard working fundraisers are set to take on aches, strains, wind and rain to cycle more than 400 miles in memory of an Ilminster man.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Boots confirms it will close 200 stores  Chard & Ilminster News

BOOTS has confirmed that a store closure programme will affect around 200 locations, primarily local pharmacies.


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Brain injury victim's recovery milestone with teaching job  Chard & Ilminster News

AN ILMINSTER man who suffered a severe brain injury in a car crash has hit a landmark moment in his recovery. Will Mieville-Hawkins has landed his first job in ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Firefighters free woman from car after crash near Chard  Chard & Ilminster News

FIREFIGHTERS freed a woman from her car after a crash near Chard.


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Former Gooch and Housego building in Ilminster up for auction  Chard & Ilminster News

THE future of a historic town centre building could be put into the hands of the community as it goes under the hammer.


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New green group making waves in Ilminster with anti-plastic protests  Chard & Ilminster News

A NEW green group is already making waves in Ilminster with climate change demonstrations and anti-plastic protests.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Police issue warnings to Ilminster drivers after lorries flaunt weight limits  Chard & Ilminster News

DRIVERS in Ilminster have been given a warning by police after reports of two weight limits in the town being flaunted by heavy vehicles.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Bungalow badly damaged following fire in Ashill  Chard & Ilminster News

A BUNGALOW in Ashill was left severely damaged following a fire. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue *Service* were called at 12:36am on Sunday (June 16) ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Prize winners announced at Ilminster Arts Centre's Open Exhibition  Chard & Ilminster News

ILMINSTER Arts Centre's Open Exhibition got underway this week, with a prize-giving event on July 1.


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Pictures from first ever Minster Milers Mash 10k in Ilminster  Chard & Ilminster News

THE inaugural Minster Milers Mash 10k took place in glorious sunshine around Ilminster on Sunday.


Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Village's residents celebrate as 120-home plan refused  Chard & Ilminster News

MARTOCK residents had cause to cheer after plans for new homes in their village were narrowly refused. Barratt Homes put forward plans for 120 new homes ...


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Highways England announces route of £397m A358 improvements  Chard & Ilminster News

THE preferred route of a £397million improvement scheme to the A358 bewteen Ilminster and Taunton has been revealed this morning (Thursday).


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Tributes to Crewkerne 'legend' Hazel Axe who has passed away  Chard & Ilminster News

TRIBUTES have been paid to a community 'legend' who has passed away.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somerset Day programme of events  Chard & Ilminster News

NEXT Saturday (May 11) celebrates everything good about our fantastic county.


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

PRESENT LAUGHTER: Noel Coward's fourth play performed at The Warehouse Theatre  Chard & Ilminster News

THIS month at the Warehouse Theatre, Scott Waldie joins Leanne Taylor in co directing, what will almost certainly be his last play, and what will…


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Landmark pulled from auction - town gets six months to create 'vibrant community facility' plans  Chard & Ilminster News

AN iconic building in Ilminster town centre could be bought for community use after the council was given a six month window to investigate options.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Yeo Valley announces changes to dairy farming in Crewkerne  Chard & Ilminster News

A DAIRY farming giant which employs more than 170 people in South Somerset has announced that jobs are set to be cut. Yeo Valley employs more than 1,700 ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT

Plans to cut horror crashes on notorious Ilminster bypass will see road closed overnight  Chard & Ilminster News

THE A303 is set to be shut overnight as a notorious crash hotspot receives long-awaited safety improvements. The Ilminster Bypass witnessed a series of horrific ...


Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

FOOTBALL: Chard Town appoint Mark Parris as new manager  Chard & Ilminster News

CHARD Town have appointed former player Mark Parris as manager, in the place of Jamie Manley.


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

South Somerset District Council spend £7million on Dorset unit  Chard & Ilminster News

CONTROVERSIAL plans to continue investing millions of pounds in commercial properties far afield has seen South Somerset District Council snap up a…


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

First ever Minster Milers Mash 10k to take place on Sunday June 30  Chard & Ilminster News

THE inaugural Minster Milers Mash 10k takes place in Ilminster this Sunday.


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Offenders set to give Ilminster play equipment new lease of life this weekend  Chard & Ilminster News

SOME of Ilminster's play equipment is set to be out of action this weekend as the town council looks to give it a new lease of life.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trading Post Farm Shop wins Muddy Stiletto award  Chard & Ilminster News

AN eco-friendly shop on the outskirts of Ilminster has been given an award.


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chard man, 51, to stand trial accused of assault  Chard & Ilminster News

A CHARD man has appeared in court charged with assaulting a male during an incident in Yeovil last year.


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Man arrested 'pretending to be a carpet' after four burglaries in town  Chard & Ilminster News

A MAN was arrested by Chard police while 'pretending to be a carpet', following four burglaries in the town last week.


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

European Union elections  Chard & Ilminster News

SO, off we go to the polling stations yet again next Thursday.


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Teenager's international first aid contest set for final fundraising push  Chard & Ilminster News

AN ILTON teenager has turned to the public for a final fundraising boost as she hopes to represent the country in a clash of global giants.


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

PROFILES: Meet the six in the race to represent Ilminster  Chard & Ilminster News

THERE are six people in the race to represent Ilminster on the district council.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Future of plans for 400 Chard homes not to be revealed until autumn  Chard & Ilminster News

CHARD residents will not find out until the autumn whether more than 400 new homes will be built on the town's southern border.


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chard's popular Portuguese cafe reopens in exciting new store  Chard & Ilminster News

A POPULAR centrepiece of Chard which reflects the town's large Portuguese population has opened a new, larger premises with great success.


Sat, 20 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

William Hill to close 700 betting shops  Chard & Ilminster News

BETTING group William Hill has revealed plans to close around 700 betting shops across the UK, with 4500 jobs at risk.


Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Creative Coverage exhibition at Ilminster Arts Centre  Chard & Ilminster News

A SELECTION of prominent contemporary artists will show their work in a major exhibition in Somerset this summer.


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Men's Shed has found a new home - and opens up soon  Chard & Ilminster News

ANYONE interested in carpentry and other craft activities in the Crewkerne area finally has a new place to share skills and experience.


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Three jailed for assault following Andre Rudkin's death in Taunton  Chard & Ilminster News

THREE men have been jailed for an attack on a vulnerable man who died shortly afterwards from a drug overdose. Mohammed Nasir, 28, from London, Mark ...


Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Designs unveiled for new outdoor gym project  Chard & Ilminster News

FINAL designs for a new Ilton outdoor gym have been revealed by the village's parish council.


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Teenager to stand trial accused of assaulting police officer  Chard & Ilminster News

A DONYATT teenager accused of assaulting a police officer when he went to arrest him for committing alleged criminal damage offences at his family…


Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

123mph in a 40 zone! - Calls for camera after vehicle caught hitting 'ludicrous' speed  Chard & Ilminster News

A VEHICLE which smashed speed limits by hitting a 'ludicrous' 123mph on a 40mph road has led to calls for traffic calming measures on a South Somerset road.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kingcombe group's exhibition at Ilminster Arts Centre  Chard & Ilminster News

THE natural beauty and unspoilt rural landscapes of West Dorset are the inspiration behind the latest exhibition at Ilminster Arts Centre.


Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fantasy booking as accomplished author heads to Chard  Chard & Ilminster News

A SOMERSET fantasy author is bringing his latest fantastical tale to Chard this weekend.


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ilminster Cricket Club: First XI win on the road and pictures from 2nd XI  Chard & Ilminster News

WEPL Premier 2 Bristol/Somerset. Ilminster 199-6 beat Bishopston 195-9 by 4 wkts. DESPITE missing several regulars due to matrimonial and revelling ...


Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chard and Yeovil town centres set to benefit from £675million government pot  Chard & Ilminster News

THE South Somerset constituency could be set to benefit from a £675million government pot designed to improve Britain's high streets.


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Work begins on new park for Ilminster  Chard & Ilminster News

WORK on a new play space for the children of Ilminster got underway this week.


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Refurbished Bell Inn in Broadway re-opens after three-year closure  Chard & Ilminster News

A PUB at the heart of a South Somerset village has been relaunched after having its doors closed for three years. The Bell Inn at Broadway has undergone a ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Man smashed £200 vase and told partner he was 'going to kill her'  Chard & Ilminster News

A BUCKLAND St Mary man who went on a “rampage” in his partner's house, destroying her property and smashing items, then picked up a glass and…


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Dead body found near rhyne near small Somerset village  Chard & Ilminster News

THE body of a man has been found in a small village near Bridgwater.


Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Speed camera locations across Somerset this week  Chard & Ilminster News

THE Avon and Somerset Police Speed Enforcement Unit mobile speed cameras are scheduled to enforce at the following locations in Taunton Deane, West…


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Assault trial against Chard brothers thrown out of court after administration error  Chard & Ilminster News

TWO Chard brothers have had allegations of assault and public order made against them thrown out by magistrates.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ilminster's Open Exhibition for West Country artists  Chard & Ilminster News

ILMINSTER Arts Centre is inviting West Country artists to submit work for its annual Open Exhibition 2019.


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A303 and A358 plans to go ahead despite national press reports  Chard & Ilminster News

Plans to dual two key routes through the West Country remain on course despite reports in the national press that they may be scrapped.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

See the Creative Collective exhibition at Ilminster Arts Centre  Chard & Ilminster News

AN exhibition that showcases the talent of artists and makers is at Ilminster Arts Centre until June 8.


Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Huge 8ft swordfish found washed up on Somerset beach  Chard & Ilminster News

THIS is the giant swordfish a stunned man discovered washed up on a beach as he went for a morning stroll with his family.


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Wallace & Gromit on display at Montacute House  Chard & Ilminster News

CELEBRATE the 30th anniversary of Wallace & Gromit at Montacute House.


Sat, 25 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Helen Rose review's CLOKS performance of The Railway Children  Chard & Ilminster News

CHARD Local Kids Society for Music and Drama (CLOKS), has, to date, presented musical productions specifically adapted for children's shows.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Game designed by Ilminster boy nominated for a BAFTA  Chard & Ilminster News

AN ILMINSTER boy has been shortlisted for a top award at the up-coming BAFTA awards ceremony.


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

PICTURES: Rounders and running aplenty as Swanmead Community School holds Sports Festival  Chard & Ilminster News

SWANMEAD Community School, Ilminster, held a 'Sports Festival' at the Recreation Ground on Tuesday morning.


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

49-year-old to stand trial accused of road rage attack  Chard & Ilminster News

A SOUTH Petherton man accused of smashing a car window during a road rage incident has denied assaulting the other driver and driving carelessly. Jonathon ...


Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UPDATE: Three people taken to hospital after firefighters battle fire at property in Chard  Chard & Ilminster News

THREE people have been taken to hospital after firefighters battled through the night to tackle a fire at a property in Chard.


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

60 new parking spaces approved, despite fears they will create 'rat run'  Chard & Ilminster News

NEW parking spaces will be provided in Crewkerne despite fears it could create a “rat run” for drivers wishing to avoid the town centre. South Somerset District ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CRICKET: Contrasting West of England Premier League fortunes for Ilminster and North Perrott  Chard & Ilminster News

ILMINSTER were put to the sword by two Gloucestershire professionals at Winterbourne on Saturday.


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Dangerous Corner at The Warehouse Theatre in Ilminster  Chard & Ilminster News

WHAT is the truth? Dangerous Corner is being performed at the Warehouse Theatre in Ilminster and explores the question of truth. Dangerous Corner is the first ...


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

94 more homes planned between controversial Chard sites  Chard & Ilminster News

PLANS to build 94 homes have been revealed for a Chard field sandwiched between two other massive planning applications.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

DELAY: Bats, listed buildings and more blamed for 12-month set back in Chard Regeneration  Chard & Ilminster News

BATS, listed buildings and public consultations have been blamed for a year delay experienced by the Chard Regeneration in just 12 months.


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

List of councillors running for election in South Somerset  Chard & Ilminster News

BUDDING politicians have put their names forward to represent South Somerset residents on the council.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Pianist Claire Hammond performs at Concerts in the West  Chard & Ilminster News

THE incredibly talented pianist Clare Hammond is recognised for the virtuosity and authority of her performances.


Sat, 22 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Somerset fire station could close and Taunton, Bridgwater and Yeovil could lose crews under cost-cutting plans  Chard & Ilminster News

A NUMBER of fire stations could be set to close after plans for the 'most significant change for 50 years' were published by the Devon and Somerset…


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

'Mum drunk in bed while partner smashed up house' - couple to stand trial accused of child neglect  Chard & Ilminster News

A CHARD mother and her partner accused of neglecting and ill-treating her child after going on a day-long boozing session have been ordered to stand…


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Ilton bus protestors celebrate campaign success  Chard & Ilminster News

A GROUP of village bus campaigners are celebrating after a local *service* was adapted following their protests. Ilton villagers, along with their county councillor ...


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Just one Somerset town makes it into the 'best places to live' list...  Chard & Ilminster News

A TOTAL of 10 south west places have been named among the Sunday Times' Best Places to Live in Britain list - but only one in Somerset.


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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