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Gold stars go to youth volunteers

Active pensioner Dave Edmunds has been presented with a top Lifetime Achievement award for his work channelling the aggression of young people. Dave, who is in his 70s, has been working with young people at the Yeovil Amateur Boxing Club for 50 years.

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It’s a beautiful town

Yeovil’s flower displays are among the best in the country – and that’s official. The town scooped the prestigious Silver Gilt award in this year’s Britain in Bloom competition.

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Booklet helps breastfeeding in public

Mums can feel comfortable breastfeeding in public thanks to a directory of breastfeeding-friendly venues. The directory was compiled after mothers in the town said they felt uncomfortable nursing their babies in public and had even been asked to leave some premises.

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Young clubbers can party in safety

Hundreds of teenagers are enjoying safe nights out thanks to a project for under-18s. The Zero project in Yeovil is proving extremely popular in the town, with more than 500 revellers turning up at each event.

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Green boiler heats 13 homes

Waste wood pellets are heating water for 13 homes in Yeovil thanks to a cutting-edge biomass boiler. The state-of-the-art technology is being used to heat homes at a new development on the site of the town’s former glove factory.

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