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Celebrating 125 Years of Wincanton Silver Band

Sat 28 Mar '15, 16:00
By John Smith
Celebrating 125 Years of Wincanton Silver Band

The Wincanton Silver Band is a prominent part of Town life, entertaining us throughout the town year at many local events. Now they are celebrating 125 years of bringing enjoyment to others through their music.

The Shedders – Working in the Community

Fri 27 Mar '15, 13:24
By John Smith
The Shedders – Working in the Community

Wincanton’s Shedders were in the press recently because of their work supplying owl boxes to the Hawke and Owl Trust. Now they are bringing the benefits of their gifts to bear closer to home.

Uncle Tom's New Sign References Discworld's Most Famous Pub

Thu 26 Mar '15, 17:12
By Richard Gaunt
Uncle Tom's New Sign References Discworld's Most Famous Pub

A new pub sign has appeared in Wincanton’s High Street. Uncle Toms now has a fresh sign pained by one of Discworld’s noted illustrators, Richard Kingston and referencing one of Discworld’s most famous pubs, The Mended Drum.

Wincanton Mourns the Passing of Author Sir Terry Pratchett

Tue 24 Mar '15, 15:03
By John Smith
Wincanton Mourns the Passing of Author Sir Terry Pratchett

On Thursday 12th March the media announced the death of world-famous author Sir Terry Pratchett. Although Terry didn’t live in Wincanton, he most certainly had a major impact on the town.

Wincanton's Parliamentary, District and Town Council Hustings

Mon 23 Mar '15, 18:19
By John Smith
Wincanton's Parliamentary, District and Town Council Hustings

Wincanton Chamber of Commerce is organising two election hustings in April to help you decide who to vote for. You are invited to submit questions for the candidates.

Charitable Ploughing Match on Easter Sunday

Mon 23 Mar '15, 17:06
By Lorna Allen
Charitable Ploughing Match on Easter Sunday

A group of local people, who live in Charlton Musgrove and Gillingham, are working hard preparing for a charitable ploughing match to be held on Easter Sunday (5th April) between 10.00am – 2.00pm at Lower Zeals, near Mere.

Wincanton's View of the 2015 Solar Eclipse

Fri 20 Mar '15, 14:54
By Dave Smith
Wincanton's View of the 2015 Solar Eclipse

Some of us were lucky enough to have time to enjoy the solar eclipse this morning. Check out some photos of the celestial phenomenon, and then send in some of your own!

George Keen Talks to History Society on Traditional Cheese Making

Thu 19 Mar '15, 18:24
By Janet Fray
George Keen Talks to History Society on Traditional Cheese Making

At a packed meeting of the Museum and History Society George Keen gave a fascinating talk on how he and his family have been making Cheddar Cheese on their farm outside Wincanton, which has achieved international fame for its taste and quality.

Business Views Sought for Neighbourhood Plan

Wed 18 Mar '15, 14:06
By Matt Day
Business Views Sought for Neighbourhood Plan

The Wincanton Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is appealing to the local business community for help to ensure that their aspirations for growth, and future requirement for premises, are taken into account when the plan is drafted.

Holbrook House Health Club Open Weekend

Tue 17 Mar '15, 12:41
By Colin Walker
Holbrook House Health Club Open Weekend

Holbrook House Health Club is having a FREE Open Weekend this weekend, 21st-22nd March, with some amazing offers for anyone who joins, including at least one free month and a bottle of champagne.

News from Wincanton Methodist Church

Tue 17 Mar '15, 12:21
By Bob Jones
News from Wincanton Methodist Church

The Methodist Church welcomed a new Minister, Rev. Tom Carmichael, a few months ago. In other news, there will be a celebration of the life of the Yeovil and Blackmore Vale Circuit, to which all are invited, on Saturday 21st March.

Redfearns Cook School Opens for Business on 18th March

Mon 16 Mar '15, 11:26
By John Smith
Redfearns Cook School Opens for Business on 18th March

Local chef Geoff Redfearn is opening his new Cook School on 18th March. This offers the chance for Thai food lovers to learn how to cook some of the dishes they have been served at Redfearns in Wincanton.

The Fine Food Company sponsors Wincanton Town Football Club

Mon 16 Mar '15, 10:51
By Lorna Allen
The Fine Food Company sponsors Wincanton Town Football Club

The Fine Food Company in Wincanton, whose Managing Director is an avid football fan, is pleased to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Wincanton Town Football Club away kit.

Report is a Massive Help to Prevent Unwanted Development in Wincanton

Sun 15 Mar '15, 15:57
By Nick Colbert
Report is a Massive Help to Prevent Unwanted Development in Wincanton

As a District Councillor, I am delighted to have managed to influence the Local Plan in regard to large scale housing in Wincanton. My views, put to inspector David Hoggard, have been reflected in his recent report about future development.

Somerset Skills & Learning Spring 2015 Courses

Fri 13 Mar '15, 15:26
By Jenny Sparkes
Somerset Skills & Learning Spring 2015 Courses

Whether you’re looking to take up a new interest, learn new skills, have fun, secure a qualification, or stay fit and healthy, Somerset Skill & Learning, your local provider of education, training and learning, has something for you in 2015.

Come and Support the Planting of Memorial Meadow

Fri 13 Mar '15, 14:38
By Steve Lee
Come and Support the Planting of Memorial Meadow

Join the C.A.T.C.H. team and other local organisations on Saturday 25th April to watch (and maybe help!) as a new Memorial Meadow is planted with wild flowers and poppies in what was once overgrown land at Cale Park.

1000 Techniques for Evie

Thu 12 Mar '15, 18:22
By Paul Hacker
1000 Techniques for Evie

Karate students from The Honbu in Wincanton are preparing to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity on Sunday 22nd March by performing 1000 Techniques each.

Spectra Musica Concert in Wincanton on Saturday 21st March

Wed 11 Mar '15, 19:21
By Jane Jones
Spectra Musica Concert in Wincanton on Saturday 21st March

Spectra Musica will be performing a variety of music, both from the classical repertoire and some songs from the shows. Under their new conductor, Peter Leech, and accompanist, Anita D’Atellis, this will be a delightful programme.

Fundraising Choir Concert with Castle Cary Choir & Guests

Wed 11 Mar '15, 19:06
By Rebecca Thurgood
Fundraising Choir Concert with Castle Cary Choir & Guests

Raising funds for the Wincanton Live At Home Scheme, Castle Cary Choir and Guests will be performing in the Memorial Hall, Wincanton, on Friday 20th March, at 7.30pm.

“Create-Saturdays” at the Balsam Centre

Tue 10 Mar '15, 10:35
By Annette Yoosefinejad
“Create-Saturdays” at the Balsam Centre

The Balsam Centre is starting some new art and creative workshops on Saturdays at the Balsam Centre, starting in March.

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