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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.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for April & May 2018

Tue 29 May '18, 16:51
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for April & May 2018

The Royal British Legion Wincanton Branch monthly magazine. This issue includes The Great Pilgrimage, Passchenaele Tree, coffee morning dates and Reg Kiddle RM remembered.

Wincanton Chamber will discuss digital development grants on Tuesday POSTPONED

Sun 27 May '18, 19:28
By John Smith
Wincanton Chamber will discuss digital development grants on Tuesday <small style='color: blue;'>POSTPONED</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.

Police appeal for witnesses to an assault outside Cary Kebabs

Sat 19 May '18, 22:56
By Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Police appeal for witnesses to an assault outside Cary Kebabs

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Castle Cary. The 37-year-old victim was attacked by a man outside Cary Kababs on Fore Street on Sunday 8th April.

The 24 Hour Board Game Marathon is coming to Wincanton!

Sat 19 May '18, 08:53
By Dan Apsey
The 24 Hour Board Game Marathon is coming to Wincanton!

Do you love board games? Are you an analogue gamer who prefers cardboard and tokens to controllers, or do you just like a causal game of Monopoly or Cluedo with friends and family? Come and join The 24 Hour Board Game Marathon!

It's Our Lady's annual Duck Race tomorrow!

Sat 12 May '18, 21:14
By Sarah Isaacs
It's Our Lady's annual Duck Race tomorrow!

An afternoon of fun for all the family, to raise funds for the school. There'll be a BBQ, a large bouncy castle, dancing and even a licensed bar! Read on for more details, and a video of the 2014 event as a taster.

The first Cheese & Cider Market in Castle Cary

Thu 10 May '18, 17:05
By Fanny Charles
The first Cheese & Cider Market in Castle Cary

Celebrate Somerset Day, on Saturday 12th May, with some of the finest produce from this area, at the first Castle Cary Cheese and Cider Market at the Market House in Castle Cary, from 4 to 9pm.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2018

Thu 26 Apr '18, 18:25
By Jeanne Mortarotti
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2018

Jane Wilson delights us with her tale of 11 days spent on a cruise ship in Asia, it's soon carnival time at Horsington Church School and The Villager's team bids farewell to Les Graney, chairman of the magazine for many years.

Wincanton Community Hospital is recruiting trained nurses

Fri 20 Apr '18, 18:05
By Sophie Sewell
Wincanton Community Hospital is recruiting trained nurses

Wincanton Community Hospital is holding a recruitment event on the 15th May 2018 for trained nurses. This is a fantastic opportunity for newly qualified or experienced nurses to come and see what we can offer.

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