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Wincanton Wheelers ride for Winky Kicks Cancer this Sunday

Fri 20 Jul '18, 19:13
By John Smith
Wincanton Wheelers ride for Winky Kicks Cancer this Sunday

Local cycling group, Wincanton Wheelers, is running a charity cycle ride to raise funds for Winky Kicks Cancer, on Sunday 22nd July, starting from Wincanton Memorial Hall and finishing at Uncle Tom's Cabin.

The Creating Health Roadshow is coming to Wincanton this month

Fri 13 Jul '18, 19:31
By Vicky Sullivan
The Creating Health Roadshow is coming to Wincanton this month

FREE EVENT: Join us for an evening of information and inspiration to help you successfully manage type 2 diabetes, or manage your weight in a healthy and long-lasting way, with an optional Tai Chi class at the end.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - July/August 2018

Mon 9 Jul '18, 16:17
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - July/August 2018

A report of the colourful and lively Horsington Village Fete, Adrian Shaw's poem “The Old Railway Line$rdquo;, an article by Sheila Leaning on the Navajo code talkers during World War II, and more.

Lahnau-Wincanton exchange week of May 2018

Thu 5 Jul '18, 16:41
By Annette Greier
Lahnau-Wincanton exchange week of May 2018

A report of the Lahnau-Wincanton twinning exchange week that took pace in May 2018, including an account of the epic journey made by three German cyclists who set off nine days before the other members.

deafPLUS is coming back to The Balsam Centre this month

Wed 4 Jul '18, 17:42
By Annette Yoosefinejad
deafPLUS is coming back to The Balsam Centre this month

Many people experience hearing loss and struggle to adapt to the changes it can make to their lives. deafPLUS is coming to us later this month to demonstrate equipment that might help, and offer free and impartial advice.

A Long Way to Tipperary - after show report

Tue 3 Jul '18, 19:51
By Andrew Warren
A Long Way to Tipperary - after show report

Last weekend, Wincanton Youth Theatre performed their First World War commemorative event, A Long Way to Tipperary. After the performances, the group donated £213.64 to the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

Wincanton Chamber will discuss digital development grants on Wednesday 27th UPDATED

Mon 25 Jun '18, 22:16
By John Smith
Wincanton Chamber will discuss digital development grants on Wednesday 27<sup>th</sup> <small style='color: blue;'>UPDATED</small>

Wincanton Chamber invites you to an informal evening of networking. The hot topic of discussion will be grant funding from SSDC for development of digital products and infrastructure for your business. You could claim £500!

Spectra Musica presents “A Pastoral Idyll”

Sun 24 Jun '18, 15:19
By Sally Greenhalgh
Spectra Musica presents “A Pastoral Idyll”

Spectra Musica’s Summer Concert, entitled “A Pastoral Idyll”, will be performed on 7th July in the beautiful setting of King’s School, Bruton. The programme promises to be as varied as ever, including Britten, Vaughan Williams and Stanford, a lively samba and much more.

A Long Way to Tipperary - a commemoration of the end of the “war to end all wars”

Fri 22 Jun '18, 20:28
By Andrew Warren
A Long Way to Tipperary - a commemoration of the end of the “war to end all wars”

The youngsters of Wincanton Youth Theatre have created a moving tribute to the sacrifice of a generation. All profits from the show will go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. But that's not all they've been up to this year.

Miraculum: the award-winning Hungarian children's choir is returning to Bruton

Tue 19 Jun '18, 16:31
By Sally Greenhalgh
Miraculum: the award-winning Hungarian children's choir is returning to Bruton

They sang in the Madonna 'Evita' film in 1998 and have won numerous first prizes and gold medals in International competitions. Now they're returning for a concert in Bruton on 30th June.

Gigs this month at Caryford Community Hall

Thu 14 Jun '18, 14:13
By Helen Leary
Gigs this month at Caryford Community Hall

Caryford Community Hall in Castle Cary is regularly host to a variety of gigs and talks throughout the year. Here are details of two performances that are coming up in June, including one in support of Macmillan Nursing.

Compton Castle is opening its gardens again in aid of The Balsam Centre

Tue 12 Jun '18, 17:07
By Annette Yoosefinejad
Compton Castle is opening its gardens again in aid of The Balsam Centre

Another chance to see the lovely gardens and heart-shaped lake of Compton Castle is coming up later this month. Bill and Jane Hopkins are donating all the money raised to The Balsam Centre.

Just Dance just raised £300 for C.A.T.C.H!

Mon 11 Jun '18, 17:24
By Emma O'Brien
Just Dance just raised £300 for C.A.T.C.H!

Turns out they do other stuff, too. Local dance studio Just Dance recently raised £300 for C.A.T.C.H.; the proceeds from a raffle at their show at King Arthur's School in May.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June & July 2018

Mon 11 Jun '18, 16:29
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June & July 2018

This issue includes a tribute to Dora Hibberd, details of the Festival of Remembrance 2018, this year's Old Faithful memorial and Armed Forces Day 2018, and some local military connections.

Dogwise Training School Dog Show 2018 is on Sunday 10th

Thu 7 Jun '18, 21:15
By Kate Tapsell
Dogwise Training School Dog Show 2018 is on Sunday 10th

Free family fun in Mere this weekend. Everyone is welcome whether they have a dog or not. Competitions, games, food, drink, stalls, displays and demonstrations, and of course, a bouncy castle.

Somerset Care is hiring carers in the Wincanton area

Fri 1 Jun '18, 15:16
By Somerset Care
Somerset Care is hiring carers in the Wincanton area

We are looking for caring, compassionate people who would like to make a difference to the lives of our customers in the Wincanton and surrounding areas. No experience is necessary; you'll get full training and support on the job.

Our Lady's Summer Fayre will be on June 22nd

Thu 31 May '18, 14:39
By Marie Stewart
Our Lady's Summer Fayre will be on June 22<sup>nd</sup>

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Primary School PTFA has organised dancing, face painting, equicising, BBQing, cake eating, ice creaming, raffling and more, to raise funds for the school.

Templecombe Medieval Pageant taketh place this weekend

Wed 30 May '18, 17:10
By John Smith
Templecombe Medieval Pageant taketh place this weekend

The 2018 Templecombe Medieval Pageant takes place this coming weekend, over the 2nd and 3rd of June. Experience a medieval battle re-enactment, jousting, a medieval market and archery!

Horsington Village Fete will have a carnival theme this year

Tue 29 May '18, 18:21
By Abby Spoors
Horsington Village Fete will have a carnival theme this year

Horsington Village Fete will be held on Horsington Church School grounds this year, on 9th June, 12 noon til 3pm. Expect an afternoon filled with fun for all the family, with a carnival theme!

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - June 2018

Tue 29 May '18, 17:15
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - June 2018

A train crash on the old railway going passed Horsington, a review on the latest Milborne Port Opera play and an article on the Perspex figures marking the 100 years of the end of World War I.

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