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Co-op Robbery Update – Two Charged & Appear in Court

Fri 19 Dec '14, 12:12
By John Smith
Co-op Robbery Update – Two Charged & Appear in Court

A man and woman from Wincanton appeared in court on Tuesday 16th December charged with conspiracy to commit a series of robberies across central and south Somerset.

Final Sunday Market of 2014 – Sunday 21st December

Thu 18 Dec '14, 14:07
By John Smith
Final Sunday Market of 2014 – Sunday 21st December

The Wincanton Sunday Street Market is fast coming to its season end with the final market of 2014 being held on Sunday 21st December. Come along and pick up some last minute Christmas presents.

New Dementia Care Home Proposed for Wincanton

Wed 17 Dec '14, 17:51
By John Smith
New Dementia Care Home Proposed for Wincanton

A public exhibition has been arranged on Friday 19th December in the David Sharp Centre, Wincanton, to illustrate plans for a new dementia care home to be built by Waypoint Dementia Care in Wincanton.

A Family of Karate Experts

Mon 15 Dec '14, 12:05
By Paul Hacker
A Family of Karate Experts

Emma Gawler of The Honbu in Wincanton recently passed her 3rd Dan Karate Black Belt to join her brother, James and Father, Pat in becoming the first family to gain expert level in Washinkai Karate.

Boxing Day Racing at Wincanton

Sun 14 Dec '14, 15:07
By Hannah Walker
Boxing Day Racing at Wincanton

Racing on Boxing Day at Wincanton Racecourse is one of the most popular social events in the Somerset calendar. Book your own tickets early, as this year promises to be a sell out.

Poppy Appeal 2014 – British Legion is “Overwhelmed” by Local Generosity

Fri 12 Dec '14, 16:05
By Arthur Pickup
Poppy Appeal 2014 – British Legion is “Overwhelmed” by Local Generosity

This year’s Poppy Appeal is now virtually finished. Nearly all of the donations have been counted and banked. The total amount of donations stands at £15,635, for which the British Legion would like to thank everyone.

Massive Turnout for Wincanton in Crisis March VIDEO UPDATED

Wed 10 Dec '14, 23:12
By John Baxter
Massive Turnout for Wincanton in Crisis March <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small> <small style='color: blue;'>UPDATED</small>

Saturday 6th December saw the biggest demonstration anyone could remember as a protest procession took over almost the whole of the High Street. Concerned locals stepped out to express their feelings about further housing development in Wincanton.

New Chairman for Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 9 Dec '14, 15:13
By Hannah Walker
New Chairman for Wincanton Racecourse

The Jockey Club has announced the appointment of Jo Hepburn as Chairman of its Wincanton Racecourse with effect from 1st January 2015. Also announced is the appointment of Geoff Derham to Wincanton’s racecourse committee from the same date.

Remembrance Parade 2014 – Wincanton Pays Tribute VIDEO

Sun 7 Dec '14, 21:20
By Arthur Pickup
Remembrance Parade 2014 – Wincanton Pays Tribute <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

Remembrancetide this year was very poignant and very well attended, this being the Centenary of the Great War. During the period many wreaths and crosses were laid at graves and memorials throughout our area.

Wincanton Choral Society Concert - Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on 14th December

Fri 5 Dec '14, 16:50
By Jane Jones
Wincanton Choral Society Concert - Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on 14th December

You are warmly invited to enjoy the Wincanton Choral Society’s performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ on Sunday December 14th at 7.30pm in the Wincanton Sports Centre.

Energy Best Deal Workshop at the Balsam Centre

Thu 4 Dec '14, 21:51
By Mandy Eldred-Tyler
Energy Best Deal Workshop at the Balsam Centre

If the cost of heating your home is a worry, the South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau can help. Their free "Energy Best Deal" workshop on Thursday 11th December will help you get the best deal from your energy suppliers.

A Beginner's Guide to Neighbourhood Planning

Wed 3 Dec '14, 16:51
By Nigel Engert, John Smith
A Beginner's Guide to Neighbourhood Planning

A Neighbourhood Plan for Wincanton is the best mechanism for ensuring that local residents get the development they want. With their new weekly surgery, the Council wants to hear from you to help them create a new Neighbourhood Plan.

Masked Raid at KFC – Can CCTV Footage Help Identify Suspects?

Wed 3 Dec '14, 00:11
By John Smith
Masked Raid at KFC – Can CCTV Footage Help Identify Suspects?

Following a break-in to Wincanton’s KFC in September by a crew of three would-be robbers, Avon and Somerset police have now issued CCTV footage of the suspects and are appealing for information.

Christmas Made Easy – Gorgeous Furniture, Gifts & Accessories from Myakka

Tue 2 Dec '14, 14:14
By Andrea Cowan
Christmas Made Easy – Gorgeous Furniture, Gifts & Accessories from Myakka

Visit Myakka this Christmas for fair trade solid wood furniture, unique, affordable gifts and gorgeous home accessories. Join us for a special late shopping evening, open until 8.00pm on Friday 5th December, complete with mince pies and mulled wine.

Help Wincanton’s Churches Find Their Sheep at the Christmas Extravaganza

Mon 1 Dec '14, 15:39
By John Smith
Help Wincanton’s Churches Find Their Sheep at the Christmas Extravaganza

Wincanton Churches are concerned that some of their flock (of the knitted variety) are lost in shops in Wincanton. The Churches need your help to find them. The search begins on Friday 5th December at Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza.

Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar on 6th December 2014

Sun 30 Nov '14, 22:41
By Arthur Pickup
Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar on 6th December 2014

The 1st Wincanton Scouts Group is holding their Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 6th December, so do pop along to the Wincanton Memorial Hall at 10.00am for a quiet coffee and a biscuit, and browse around our many stalls.

Wincanton Knife Attack Leaves Man Injured UPDATED

Sun 30 Nov '14, 15:06
By John Smith
Wincanton Knife Attack Leaves Man Injured <small style='color: red;'>UPDATED</small>

A man was attacked in Angel Lane, Wincanton, by a man wielding a knife and left requiring hospital treatment on Wednesday 26th November. Police have issued a description of the assailant – can you help?

Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza 2014 – Friday 5th December

Sat 29 Nov '14, 17:16
By John Smith
Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza 2014 – Friday 5th December

The 2014 Wincanton Christmas extravaganza will take place on Friday 5th of December 2014, from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. Be sure to visit this well established annual event for an evening full of shopping, entertainment and fun for all the family.

Christmas Gift Day at Holbrook House

Fri 28 Nov '14, 22:51
By Colin Walker
Christmas Gift Day at Holbrook House

Let us help you with your Christmas shopping this year. Everyone is welcome to come along and see what beautiful Christmas gifts we have at Holbrook House on Thursday 4th December.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine for December/January

Thu 27 Nov '14, 12:20
By Jane Jones
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine for December/January

Articles of interest, news and activities for Horsington and South Cheriton, covering December 2014 and January 2015. Read about young explorers in the Namibian desert, a school pilgrimage to Salisbury and much more.

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