Your source for Wincanton's latest news, views and information, covering Wincanton and surrounding towns and villages

Mill Street Social Club Open to New Members

Mon 27 Jun '16, 18:32
By Pete Kniveton
Mill Street Social Club Open to New Members

Mill Street Social Club in Wincanton offers a wide variety of facilities and entertainments. Why not come along and enjoy a drink, company and entertainment in a relaxed, convivial atmosphere?

Baby & Child Emergency First Aid Classes

Thu 23 Jun '16, 14:42
By Sue Fisher
Baby & Child Emergency First Aid Classes

Sue is a fully qualified Paediatric First Aid Instructor running small, informal and friendly group classes for parents, grandparents and carer. She covers CPR, choking, bumps, bleeds, breaks, seizures and meningitis awareness – babies are welcome too!

Business Hub: Hot Desking at Churchfields

Wed 22 Jun '16, 21:01
By SSDC
Business Hub: Hot Desking at Churchfields

A “hot desk” in the Lime Room at the council’s Churchfield offices, off Church Street, could be the answer for anyone with a small home-based business or those who have the occasional need for an office but don’t want to be tied by a lease.

Local Teacher, Kay Carswell, Publishes Her First Novel

Mon 20 Jun '16, 18:37
By Fanny Charles
Local Teacher, Kay Carswell, Publishes Her First Novel

Local primary school teacher Kay Carswell has realised a long-held ambition with the publication of her first novel, Looking After Number One, an exciting romantic thriller with enough twists to keep the reader turning the pages into the small hours.

The Pilgrim Singers Bring You Summer Strawberries & Song

Sun 19 Jun '16, 18:06
By John Baxter
The Pilgrim Singers Bring You Summer Strawberries & Song

A charity garden concert in aid of Mary’s Meal for Syrian refugees takes place at The Dogs in Wincanton on Sunday 3rd July, where The Pilgrim Singers invite you to join them for Summer Strawberries & Song.

An Invitation to a Celebration from Spectra Musica

Fri 17 Jun '16, 12:15
By Sally Greenhalgh
An Invitation to a Celebration from Spectra Musica

Spectra Musica is holding a rather special concert on 2nd July to celebrate singing ten years of wonderful music. The group will be joined by a string quintet who, along with Anita D’Attellis, will accompany works from Purcell to Scott Joplin.

Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 25th June 2016

Thu 16 Jun '16, 16:46
By Steve Lee
Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 25th June 2016

This year’s Armed Forces Day has again been organised by the town’s branch of the Royal British Legion. To accommodate the continued growth of the event this year’s event will be held in the grounds of King Arthur’s Community School.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for June 2016

Wed 15 Jun '16, 13:02
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for June 2016

The June 2016 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion.

Private Cycle Training for all Ages and Abilities

Mon 13 Jun '16, 18:49
By Ben Timberlake
Private Cycle Training for all Ages and Abilities

Bikeability is the new ‘cycling proficiency’ and encourages children to cycle safely on the roads. I run sessions to get children off their stabilisers and gain the confidence for on-road cycling. I also run adult sessions from complete beginners to advanced city cycling.

Buckhorn Westfest Returns for Another Musical Showcase & Fundraiser

Thu 9 Jun '16, 08:50
By Tony Thatcher
Buckhorn Westfest Returns for Another Musical Showcase & Fundraiser

Buckfest, the showcase for young musical talent in the area, was so successful last year that it’s back this year on Saturday 10th September. Would you like to be part of the line-up and help to raise money for local causes?

Aurin Girls’ Choir Concert in Bruton on 21st June

Tue 7 Jun '16, 08:13
By Barbara Jenkinson
Aurin Girls’ Choir Concert in Bruton on 21st June

Tickets are now on sale for what promises to be a stunning evening of Hungarian choral singing on 21st June. The concert at St Mary’s Church, Bruton at 7.30pm is part of the Aurin Girls’ 2016 concert tour.

Wincanton Town Council Report - May 2016

Mon 6 Jun '16, 12:57
By John Smith
Wincanton Town Council Report - May 2016

A report on the Town Council meeting on Monday 23rd May including Council news, the re-election of Councillor Ellard as Council Chair and Town Mayor, and the election of new Vice Chair Ray Tudgay.

1 Regiment Army Air Corps is Granted the Freedom of Wincanton VIDEO

Thu 2 Jun '16, 14:26
By John Smith
1 Regiment Army Air Corps is Granted the Freedom of Wincanton <small style='color: blue;'>VIDEO</small>

Video, pictures and description of the exhilarating parade through Wincanton High Street on Thursday 26th May of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps, who were granted the Freedom of Wincanton amidst an enthusiastic turnout of local well-wishers.

Horsington Farmer to Cycle 2016 Miles Across England for Sport Relief

Wed 1 Jun '16, 16:00
By Chris Bailward
Horsington Farmer to Cycle 2016 Miles Across England for Sport Relief

Chris Bailward, 67, a farmer from Horsington, is departing on a charity cycle ride which takes him back and forth across England on a 2016-mile trek to raise funds for Sport Relief.

New Book Tells the Story of Wincanton’s Great Entrepreneur

Sat 28 May '16, 19:52
By Fanny Charles
New Book Tells the Story of Wincanton’s Great Entrepreneur

A NEW book by local author and retired solicitor Peter FitzGerald tells the story of Nathaniel Ireson – the man who transformed the centre of Wincanton – and contributed as an architect and as a master mason to some of the greatest West Country buildings of the 18th century.

Wincanton Areas Visited by Neighbourhood Plan Group

Wed 25 May '16, 22:30
By Matt Day
Wincanton Areas Visited by Neighbourhood Plan Group

On Friday 12th February a group of participants in the development of Wincanton's Neighbourhood Plan visited a number of areas around the town. The process, called a Placecheck, is a facilitated series of short visits to areas of land which could be used for housing and/or employment in future.

A New Gardeners' Centre in Wincanton

Fri 20 May '16, 15:57
By Andy Cole
A New Gardeners' Centre in Wincanton

Lifestyle Landscapes has opened a small gardeners' centre in Wincanton called The Growing Medium. It’s just off Bennetts Field Trading Estate, selling a range of plants compost sundries and tools.

Appeal for On-Call Firefighters in Wincanton

Wed 18 May '16, 14:04
By Paul Slaven
Appeal for On-Call Firefighters in Wincanton

Wincanton Fire Station is hosting an open evening for prospective on-call firefighters on Thursday 26th May. If you live or work within five minutes response time to the fire station you could potentially save lives in local emergencies.

Charlton Horethorne Youth Theatre News May 2016

Sun 15 May '16, 09:38
By Bill Closs
Charlton Horethorne Youth Theatre News May 2016

Charlton Horethorne’s Youth Theatre is thriving, having just performed 'Dazzle' to sell-out audiences. An Information Afternoon is planned together with a Bring & Buy sale to raise funds for new equipment.

Grab a Bargain! Jumble Sale on Saturday 21st May

Sat 14 May '16, 09:12
By Mandy Cochrane
Grab a Bargain! Jumble Sale on Saturday 21st May

King Arthur’s students invite you to grab a bargain at a Jumble Sale on Saturday 21st May at Wincanton Primary School. The sale is their latest fund-raising event in aid of a planned month-long expedition to Peru in 2017.

© 2009 Wincanton Window    -    Site designed, hosted and maintained by Link-2