Yeovil is home to Ivel Barbarians Rugby Club. Ivel was formed in 1995 by the merger of Yeovil Rugby Club and Westlands Rugby Club.[72]

The Town Council was formed in 1982, meeting initially at Petters Way, then Preston Road and then Brympton Way. The Town House was acquired in 1989 and all meetings are now held in the Council Chamber at these premises.

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Today it’s the district town of South Somerset, but it’s been an important place since Roman times.

National and local bus services run to Yeovil.

The Town Council fully supports the Yeovil Vision and is actively involved in its development and implementation. The Town Council helps fund the initiative and is keen to work with other organisations to help make the Vision a reality.

For over a century, the Town was administered by Yeovil Borough Council. This came to an end in 1974 when local government was re-organised and the Borough Council was abolished.

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At Cartgate Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A308.

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The south-west of England has a favoured location with respect to the Azores high pressure when it extends its influence north-eastwards towards the UK, particularly in summer. Convective cloud often forms inland however, especially near hills, reducing the number of hours of sunshine. The average annual sunshine totals around 1,700 hours.[34]

In 1854, the town gained borough status and had its first mayor.[14] In the early 20th century Yeovil had around 11,000 inhabitants and was dominated by the defence industry, making it a target of German raids during World War II.[15] The worst of the bombing was in 1940 and continued until 1942. During that time 107 high explosive bombs fell on the town. 49 people died, 68 houses were totally destroyed and 2,377 damaged.[16]

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Reason 2. Knowledgeable, experienced and professional staff are waiting to welcome you at Yeovil College, helping you to develop the skills and knowledge that employers really want!

At Hayes End Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A303.

Reason 3. Yeovil College has consistently maintained an excellent pass rate over the past few years, with an 100% overall pass rate for A Levels achieved in 2016

The Screwfix company is based in Houndstone having started life as the Woodscrew Supply Company in 1979.[47] However the warehouse was relocated to Stoke-on-Trent following failure to gain planning permission for building expansion.[48]

You can ramble for what seems like miles through the historic centre, built around the noble C14 church of St John the Baptist, passing many fine old buildings, and not passing up many shopping opportunities.

Rainfall tends to be associated with Atlantic depressions or with convection. The Atlantic depressions are more vigorous in autumn and winter and most of the rain which falls in those seasons in the south-west is from this source. Average rainfall is about 725 millimetres (28.5 in). November to March have the highest mean wind speeds, with June to August having the lightest winds. The predominant wind direction is from the south-west.[34]

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Yeovil is one of these towns which is much bigger than it appears.

Yeovil is a vibrant market town with a population of 40,000 situated at the Southern Boundary of Somerset, 130 miles from London, 40 miles south of Bristol and 30 miles from Taunton.


These days the gloves are off, and you can’t buy a pair made in the town.

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Reason 4. We have fantastic partnerships with a wide variety of employers so that all our students enjoy a wide range of work experience opportunities to boost their skills and knowledge

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Yeovil Olympiads Athletics Club was founded in 1969,[71] and has produced many international athletes since its creation. The first was Eric Berry who came 6th in the 1973 European Juniors in the hammer event. Olympians who started with the club include Max Robertson and Gary Jennings, both 400 metres hurdlers.

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Hendford Manor in the centre of the town was built around 1720 and has since been converted into offices. It is a Grade II* listed building.[53] Newton Surmaville is a small park and house which is also known as Newton House. It was built between 1608 and 1612, for Robert Harbin, a Yeovil merchant. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.[54]

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Its strategic position on the Fosse Way (now A37) between Dorchester and Ilchester was vital to the Romans, and makes it easy to reach for you.

Yeovil has two theatres; The Octagon,[55] and The Swan,[56] a ten-screen cinema and 18-lane ten-pin bowling alley. Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides local health services. The Yeovil Railway Centre is a small railway museum at Yeovil Junction. It was created in 1993 in response to British Rail's decision to remove the turntable from Yeovil Junction. Approximately 0.25 miles (400 m) of track along the Clifton Maybank spur is used for demonstration trains.

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While most Somerset towns surrounded by upland grazing went in for wool, Yeovil developed the speciality of glove making, and the name still survives in the nickname of ‘giant killers’ Yeovil Football Club – the glovers.

At Southfields Roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A303.

England Women's Rugby World Cup winner 2014,and freedom of the town holder Marlie Packer is from Yeovil.

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