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Friends of King Arthur’s Bingo Evening

Sun 25 Jan '15, 21:46
By Jayne Davis
Friends of King Arthur’s Bingo Evening

The Friends of King Arthur’s Community School are holding a Bingo evening on Thursday 5th February to raise funds to buy much needed items for students. Eyes down at 6.30pm – everyone is welcome.

Mother Goose at Wincanton Memorial Hall

Fri 23 Jan '15, 12:36
By Steve B
Mother Goose at Wincanton Memorial Hall

This year’s Wincanton Amateur Dramatics Society Pantomime is the amazing Mother Goose. Taking place in the Memorial Hall on the 20th and 21st of February, this is sure to be one not to miss. Reserve tickets now.

Town Council Calls Extraordinary Meeting over SSDC Planning Decision

Wed 21 Jan '15, 21:37
By John Smith
Town Council Calls Extraordinary Meeting over SSDC Planning Decision

Wincanton Town Council called an extraordinary meeting to discuss the SSDC decision to allow temporary access over the Memorial Car Park to the rear of The Dolphin Hotel.

Churches Reunited With Their Flock – Thanks to Wincanton Shepherds

Tue 20 Jan '15, 22:16
By Penny Ashton
Churches Reunited With Their Flock – Thanks to Wincanton Shepherds

The appeal by Wincanton Churches before Christmas to help find their lost sheep met with a wonderful response by the people of Wincanton. Nearly all are now returned – the shepherd will perhaps keep better watch by night from now on!

Child Health Information Afternoon at the Balsam Centre

Mon 19 Jan '15, 15:16
By Chloe Gray
Child Health Information Afternoon at the Balsam Centre

All are welcome to the next Patient Participation Group information afternoon on Thursday 29th January at the Balsam Centre, Wincanton, where the subject will be Child Health.

Give Blood - More Donors Needed

Thu 15 Jan '15, 12:56
By John Baxter
Give Blood - More Donors Needed

On Friday 23rd January the team will be registering new donors and taking blood from donors at Memorial Hall, Wincanton, just at the time when the Health Service needs your blood most. Attend between 1.15pm to 3.15pm or 4.45pm to 7.15pm.

Myakka’s Winter Sale & Special Furniture Clearance Sale

Wed 14 Jan '15, 14:34
By Andrea Cowan
Myakka’s Winter Sale & Special Furniture Clearance Sale

With our Winter Sale and Special Furniture Clearance Sale, there is an opportunity to save up to a massive 70% on some of our bestselling furniture, accessories, lighting and soft furnishings.

UKIP Public Meeting, Friday 16th January, to Discuss "Wincanton in Crisis"

Tue 13 Jan '15, 12:42
By Roger Clark
UKIP Public Meeting, Friday 16th January, to Discuss "Wincanton in Crisis"

"Wincanton in Crisis" epitomises the UK’s membership of the EU. Hear UKIP’s message at Horsington Village Hall on Friday 16th January, where topics will include "Wincanton in Crisis" and "Who will tell the truth about the NHS?"

A Reminder of Wincanton Window’s Political Neutrality

Mon 12 Jan '15, 16:21
By Mandy Cochrane
A Reminder of Wincanton Window’s Political Neutrality

As early as 1st January, my inbox pinged with a new article from a political party – it seems the build-up to the general election will now begin in earnest! Here’s a brief reminder of Wincanton Window’s stance on political matters.

A New Conductor & Programme for Spectra Musica

Fri 9 Jan '15, 14:39
By Jane Jones
A New Conductor & Programme for Spectra Musica

Peter Leech has joined the choir, Spectra Musica, as their new Musical Director. Find out about their coming programme for 2015.

Wincanton 'People Power' Shuts Down Dancing Lane Building Plans

Wed 7 Jan '15, 14:23
By John Smith
Wincanton 'People Power' Shuts Down Dancing Lane Building Plans

A District Council Area East meeting on Wednesday 10th December 2014, to include a planning application for new homes near Dancing Lane, was attended at Churchfields by local residents and "Wincanton in Crisis" protesters.

Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza 2014 GALLERY

Tue 6 Jan '15, 17:58
By John Smith
Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza 2014 <small style='color: blue;'>GALLERY</small>

After all the preparations for the 2014 Extravaganza, the event arrived and was over in three short hours. But it was a time crammed full of fun and celebration, enjoyed by a large buzzing crowd throughout the evening.

Holbrook Health Club – January Open Weekend

Mon 5 Jan '15, 17:46
By Colin Walker
Holbrook Health Club – January Open Weekend

We invite you to come along to Holbrook Health Club's free open weekend between Friday 9th and Sunday 11th January to try out our facilities for free and take advantage of various special membership offers.

Two Wincantonians Prosecuted for Bruton Hit-and-Run

Wed 31 Dec '14, 16:52
By John Smith
Two Wincantonians Prosecuted for Bruton Hit-and-Run

Following extensive investigations in to the death of elderly Bruton man David Hick after a hit-and-run accident, Somerset and Avon Police have announced that they will now be prosecuting the people they believe to be responsible.

Retired Resident Injured in Morrison’s Car Park

Sat 27 Dec '14, 16:36
By John Smith
Retired Resident Injured in Morrison’s Car Park

Retired local resident Frank Coffin was injured in a car accident in the Morrison’s car park on 10th December, and had to be airlifted to Royal United Hospital in Bath.

St Nicholas’ Day Celebrated by Pilgrim Singers Concert VIDEO

Tue 23 Dec '14, 09:36
By John Baxter
St Nicholas’ Day Celebrated by Pilgrim Singers Concert <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

The 6th of December was St Nicholas’ Day. It was celebrated in the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul with a memorable charity concert by the Pilgrim Singers, who gave the rapt audience a wonderful, uplifting evening.

Wincanton Carnival to Launch Teenagers' Disco

Sat 20 Dec '14, 09:10
By Tracey Seager
Wincanton Carnival to Launch Teenagers' Disco

The recently formed Wincanton Carnival fundraising team are launching a disco in an attempt to give 11 to 17 year olds a regular night out while raising awareness and much needed funds to bring the carnival back to the town.

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.

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