Your source for Wincanton's latest news, views and information, covering Wincanton and surrounding towns and villages
Ruth Kimber, an outspoken local campaigner for farming in general and dairy farming in particular, had a chance to put some of her concerns to the Prime Minister, David Cameron, when she met him at Taunton Cricket Club last week.
One of the most popular chamber choirs from Russia, the Hermitage Ensemble of St Petersburg, is coming to the church of St Stephen at Charlton Musgrove to perform a programme of Russian Orthodox music, on Saturday 26th April at 7.00pm.
Recently Gill Cleverley, a long standing member and speaker for Amnesty International on Human Rights, led a discussion on Freedom of Expression with the ANVIL discussion group.
There is a double Easter treat next weekend, when an attractive new business, The Small Cake Shop, opens in Wincanton. Good news for the High Street and for all those with a sweet tooth!
Alfred Hitchcock, with his mastery of the film scene owned the thriller genre. Join us for this amazing story about the relationship between Hitchcock and his wife Alma. Wincanton Film Society is a local community film society open to all.
Local resident Katie Thomas has decided to make the change from employed to self-employed, with the opening of Wincanton Toys in South Street for new and quality used toys, and confectionary.
Join us at the Balsam Centre for a new course on Creative Writing. The tutor, Emma Craigie, who is a published author, will be offering a gentle introduction to creative writing which will inspire and develop your writing skills.
A community fun day at the Balsam Centre will be on Sunday 27th April 2014, 12.00pm to 4.00pm. Attractions for all the family, drawing and photographic competitions and a visit by Iron Man! See you there.
A resident of Penn View whose garden backs onto a proposed development site has started a petition against the plan. Those wishing to sign will find it at Wild Cardz and the Sandwich Box on Wincanton High Street, or they can sign the petition online!
April's movie at The Bear is "Anchorman 2 – The Legend Continues", with Will Ferrell, this Monday, 7th April. Make a night of it and grab a meal at the bear while you watch the film.
The award-winning Milborne Port Opera's next offering "Utopia Limited" (23rd - 26th April) will delight anyone who believes our present situation has been caused by the antics of bankers, politicians, financiers and the absurdities of health and safety bureaucrats.
How do you see your life in 5 years' time? That was the question I was asked in December 2011, having taken early retirement, still thinking that my pension would provide enough for me to live in relative comfort...
Summer is nearly here, which means rounders season! Wincanton Sports Ground is excited to announce that a mixed social rounders league will be starting here every Wednesday from 11th June to 16th July running from 6.30pm to 8.00pm.
Ob'chinsk, a small town in western Belarus, is keen to explore the possibility of twinning with Wincanton. "We have similar interests and problems" said the Mayor, "so let's get together".
With the ever growing success of women's football in the country, Bruton School for Girls has recently teamed up with Yeovil Town Football Club to deliver an exciting new initiative.
Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate for Somerton and Frome, Sarah Yong, was recently invited to visit her old school, Sexey's in Bruton.
Following the failure to progress Wincanton's future due to lack of interest from local "organisations" it is clear to me we need to focus on ideas and formulate a plan to make Wincanton the attractive, thriving market town it once was.
Carrington House (Somerset Care) is putting on an Easter Bingo on Monday 14th April to raise money for the residents' amenities fund so that the residents can go on local trips or have people to do activities in the home.
A steady stream of Wincanton residents went to the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 25th March to look at outline plans for residential development and public open space on land at Windmill Farm, to the East of the town adjoining Penn View.
Showing 1 - 19 of 1175 Articles
- Balsam Centre
- Have Your Say
- Health & Fitness
- Local Events
- Service Providers
- Wincanton Window