LEISURE: Chard Rugby Club charity calendars are selling fast – don’t miss out!

LEISURE: Chard Rugby Club charity calendars are selling fast – don’t miss out!

Posted: 9th December 2017
CHARD Rugby Club has sent out a massive thank you to everyone for their support for its fundraising calendars featuring cheeky photos of members of the men’s and ladies teams. The two calendars – priced £7 each – are now on sale at Pure Hair and Beauty in Fore Street, Chard; Paul Fenton Estate Agents in Fore Street, Chard; Chard Newsagent, Fore Street, Chard; Chard…

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LEISURE: Compelling and inspirational story from Chard author

LEISURE: Compelling and inspirational story from Chard author

Posted: 7th December 2017
A CHARD writer will be launching her book, Thrown Away Child, at the Chard Bookshop later this month. Louise Allen will be the bookshop in Pig Lane on Thursday, December 28, 2017, from noon to 1.30pm. Thrown Away Child is a true story of abuse and neglect in the care system and is a memoir covering Louise’s abusive childhood in a foster home, how she survived — using her…

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LEISURE: Battle of the sexes – rugby calendar style

LEISURE: Battle of the sexes – rugby calendar style

Posted: 7th December 2017
NEW cheeky charity calendars have been produced by Chard Rugby Club where players from the men’s and ladies team have bared all to raise money for a good cause. Two calendars have been produced – one featuring the men and the other featuring the ladies – and now the inter-club battle is on to see which sells the most copies. All money raised will be shared between club…

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LEISURE: You could win a giant cuddly polar bear!

LEISURE: You could win a giant cuddly polar bear!

Posted: 5th December 2017
A WELL-KNOWN newsagents in Chard is raising money for Cancer Research UK in the run-up to Christmas. The long-running Emery Newsagents in Holyrood Street is holding a Guess the Name of the Polar Bear competition and people can choose a name for 20p. The winning name will be announced on Christmas Eve and the “owner” of that name will receive the giant cuddly polar bear.

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LEISURE: Cracking Christmas trips lined-up by South West Coaches

LEISURE: Cracking Christmas trips lined-up by South West Coaches

Posted: 14th November 2017
THE Yeovil-based South West Coaches has got some cracking festive trips lined-up over the next few weeks to get you in the mood for the Christmas season. On Sunday, November 19, 2017, there will be a coach going to Blenheim Palace & Living Crafts for Christmas. More details can be found on this link -…

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LEISURE: Cracking Christmas trips lined-up by South West Coaches

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Posted: 14th November 2017
THE Yeovil-based South West Coaches has got some cracking festive trips lined-up over the next few weeks to get you in the mood for the Christmas season. On Sunday, November 19, 2017, there will be a coach going to Blenheim Palace & Living Crafts for Christmas. More details can be found on this link -…

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LEISURE: FREE Chard at Hallowe’en souvenir newspaper – OUT NOW!

LEISURE: FREE Chard at Hallowe’en souvenir newspaper – OUT NOW!

Posted: 6th November 2017
A PHOTO-PACKED souvenir newspaper looking back at the Hallowe’en trick or treat night last week in Chard town centre is now available in local outlets. The four-page newspaper – produced by the Chard Press website at www.chardpress.co.uk – is available to pick-up for FREE from the Guildhall and Chard Newsagents, both in Fore Street, Chard, while there are a small number…

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CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Chard RNA celebrate 30th anniversary and Trafalgar Day

CLUBS AND SOCIETIES: Chard RNA celebrate 30th anniversary and Trafalgar Day

Posted: 31st October 2017
  MORE than 80 guests and shipmates of the Chard branch of the Royal Naval Association gathered to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary and the annual Battle of Trafalgar Day. A reception was held at the Shrubbery Hotel in Ilminster where branch president Roy Lovell and chairman Malcolm Day welcomed members and guests. The RNA’s Number Four area chaplain Geoffrey Walsh…

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LEISURE: Get inspired for Chard’s night of Hallowe’en Fun

LEISURE: Get inspired for Chard’s night of Hallowe’en Fun

Posted: 31st October 2017
STUCK for ideas on what costume or outfit to wear for the Trick or Treat fun in Chard town centre on Tuesday (October 31, 2017) evening – then perhaps we could provide some answers. The 2017 Hallowe’en spooktacular in Chard town centre is ready to haunt with dozens of shops, offices and other organisations all set to open their doors to scarily-dressed visitors and is…

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LEISURE: Zombie takeover at the Guildhall

LEISURE: Zombie takeover at the Guildhall

Posted: 20th October 2017
THE Guildhall in Chard will be taken over by Zombies for Hallowe’en later this month as part of the town’s successful spooky-but-happy Trick or Treat Night. Town centre shops and businesses will be open from 6pm onwards on Hallowe’en Night on Tueday, October 31, 2017, to welcome people dressed in Hallowe’en costumes. Maps of all those participating outlets will be…

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