Wellington School’s Headmaster, Martin Reader, congratulated his GCSE and IGCSE pupils for their “excellent performance”. 20 Year 11 pupils gained 9 or more A* and A grades and 48% of the total entry scored A* or A grades. Mr Reader was particularly pleased with the pupils’ success in classical languages, a subject specialism which is […]
Ed Ling, Wellington’s very own Olympian, is in the final stages of his preparation for the London Olympics which opens for competition on 28th July. Ed is one of the UK’s team of 11 shooters competing in three events which take place at the Royal Artillery barracks in Woolwich. Ed’s event – the Olympic Trap […]
Wellington is lucky to get the chance to see Matt Richardson. Less than three years after his comedy debut he’s becoming one of the hottest names on the circuit. Matt has appeared in the Finals of some of the biggest stand-up competitions in the country, including the prestigious ‘So You Think You’re Funny’, The Chortle […]
Ten years since they last were Somerset county champions, Wellington Cricket Cubs 1st XI have taken the title – despite a last-breath challenge from local rivals Ashbrittle. Wellington 202-6 Middlezoy 55-6 Wellington secured the Somerset Cricket League title for 2012 when they obtained 28 points from this drawn game with Middlezoy last weekend; with the […]
The National Garden Scheme or NGS provides a wonderful three-way opportunity: keen gardeners get to share their achievements and knowledge, the public have the chance to see some amazing gardens, and it raises large sums for charity. There are some marvellous gardens opening in the area for the NGS in the coming months. Hangeridge Farmhouse, […]
Wellington painter Fiona Brabyn is one of the first artists in the town to sign up for the Art Boot sale happening on Saturday, July 7th, at the Wellington Junior School playground.
“I know there have been a couple in Taunton a year or two ago but it’s a really exciting idea,” said Fiona, who paints in a studio behind her home in Jurston Lane.