Archive | May, 2017

Missing teenager found

Missing teenager Cindy Worthington, from Ilminster has been found and we are pleased to report she’s safe. She was located in Bristol yesterday afternoon following a call from a member of the public who saw the appeal in the media. 

Cindy Worthington

Have you seen missing teenager Cindy Worthington?

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a 14-year-old missing girl.   Cindy Worthington was last seen in Ilminster at around 8.50pm yesterday (May 29). There is now real concern for her welfare and police would like any sightings reported to us as soon as possible. Cindy is white, 5ft

Local artist – national acclaim

Congratulations to “ashar” the Langport based abstract artist who by a strange coincidence also resides in the same block as Leveller Towers. She has just had one of her paintings accepted into the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition at the first time of asking. Needless to say this is no mean achievement and there will be a

Sticks and stones

It seems odd that this election has brought out a silliness, sometimes a nastiness that was totally absent just two years ago in 2015. We have had hustings and press releases and all the usual paraphernalia, but now a group of mindless idiots have taken to defacing the posters, (and in some cases simply removing

Why now?

James Heappey, MP for Wells at least until June 8th has shown a monumental lack of judgement. In swearing at a schoolgirl who had made a perfectly reasonable remark to him in a debate at Millfield School, he has hardly set a shining example of the behaviour of the political class. The electors of Wells

Curry Rivel residents urged to save pub

King William IV Pub Community Purchase You may have heard that the King William IV pub in Curry Rivel is up for sale; either with or without planning permission for change of use. There is a lot more information in the May edition of the Langport Leveller out later this week. In the meantime, to

MPs off the hook

A statement released by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) today gives the all clear to the 30+ Conservative MPs who have been investigated by the Police for over spending against the amounts permitted during the 2015 election campaign. Allegations were made that the MPs which included Marcus Fysh for Yeovil and James Heappey for Wells,

Curry Rivel & Langport election

Curry Rivel & Langport – results of election 4th May 2017  Clare Aparicio Paul    Conservative                   1801    47%    Elected  Andrew Lee                     Independent                     930