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Bruton Reggae Fest – 11th July

Thu 2 Jul '15, 17:49
By Mat Runacre
Bruton Reggae Fest – 11th July

Bruton Dub Club brings you the best in live reggae and beyond at its first one day festival. Saturday 11th July, noon till midnight. Both in the hall and out on the green. £10 on the door or in advance online.

Craftique - A New Arts & Crafts Emporium in Wincanton

Wed 1 Jul '15, 23:09
By John Smith
Craftique - A New Arts & Crafts Emporium in Wincanton

Craftique is a brand new arts and craft emporium opening in Wincanton High Street on Tuesday 7th July. Owner Sara Cheesman will sell greetings cards, jewellery, gifts, ceramics and linens, soft toys and lots more.

10 Year Old Tempest Cuts Hair for Winky Kicks Cancer

Tue 30 Jun '15, 14:01
By Kirsten Hearne
10 Year Old Tempest Cuts Hair for Winky Kicks Cancer

Ten year old Tempest will have her locks cut off next week to raise money for Winky Kicks Cancer. Her hair will then be donated to the Little Princess Trust to make wigs for children suffering hair loss through cancer treatment.

Matt Price to Preview Edinburgh Festival Comedy Material at The Nog

Mon 29 Jun '15, 20:42
By Amy Cutts
Matt Price to Preview Edinburgh Festival Comedy Material at The Nog

Great news! Matt Price, who has both compered and performed at The Barrel of Laughs Comedy Club here at The Nog, is coming back on Thursday 2nd July at 8pm to showcase his Edinburgh Festival preview material!

The Wrong Way Back Bike Rally Picnic – Sunday 12th July

Sun 28 Jun '15, 18:22
By Nicola Spinney
The Wrong Way Back Bike Rally Picnic – Sunday 12th July

On Your Bike! Or anything with wheels. Have some fun in the sun and bring a picnic down to Wincanton Recreation Ground on Sunday 12th July. This charity event is for great causes organised by ‘The Wrong Way Back.’

Henstridge Village Fayre – Saturday 27th June

Fri 26 Jun '15, 20:31
By Debby Munn
Henstridge Village Fayre – Saturday 27th June

The PTFA at St. Nicholas School in Henstridge is organising the Henstridge Village Fayre this Saturday, from 12.00 to 4.00pm. Plenty of fun and games, stalls, pony rides, silent auction and refreshments. Look out for Iron Man and Batman!

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for June 2015

Wed 24 Jun '15, 22:46
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for June 2015

Read the summary or download the full edition of June’s newsletter from the Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion.

Cucklington Annual Summer Fair – Saturday 4th July

Tue 23 Jun '15, 15:12
By Nigel Noble
Cucklington Annual Summer Fair – Saturday 4th July

Cucklington’s annual Summer Fair takes place at the Arthur Morison Memorial Hall on Saturday 4th July. A great family afternoon with something for everyone to enjoy, rounding off with a delicious barbecue.

The Market This Sunday Will Have Fruit & Veg!

Sat 20 Jun '15, 00:26
By John Smith
The Market This Sunday Will Have Fruit & Veg!

The next Wincanton Sunday Market takes place this Sunday 21st June in the car park at Carrington Way. Regular market customers will be pleased to hear fresh fruit and vegetables will at last be available to buy.

Redfearn’s Father’s Day Special Lunch Menu – Book Now!

Thu 18 Jun '15, 19:30
By John Smith
Redfearn’s Father’s Day Special Lunch Menu – Book Now!

Geoff Redfearn has released his Father’s Day special Sunday lunch menu. The menu offers a wide selection of food, including Thai and English dishes. Book now to secure a table.

Health Centre Management Will Attend Monday's Town Council Meeting

Thu 18 Jun '15, 13:19
By John Smith
Health Centre Management Will Attend Monday's Town Council Meeting

Following concerns over the quality of local health services, representatives of Wincanton Health Centre will be present for 30 minutes prior to the start of the next Wincanton Town Council meeting, on Monday 22nd June, to discuss these concerns with Councillors.

Next Wincanton Chamber Meeting – Friday 19th June

Thu 18 Jun '15, 11:27
By John Smith
Next Wincanton Chamber Meeting – Friday 19th June

Having re-branded from Wincanton Businesses Together to “Wincanton Chamber”, the group is holding its first meeting under their new banner on Friday 19th at The Bear Inn, Wincanton. The meeting will start at 6.30pm and all business representatives are welcome.

Church Path Fete on Saturday 27th June

Tue 16 Jun '15, 11:04
By Gill D’Arcy
Church Path Fete on Saturday 27th June

A Church Path Fete will take place at St. Peter & St. Paul’s Parish Church on Saturday 27th June. Free entry and lots of stalls, plus country dancing by the children of Wincanton Primary School.

The Big Scoop

Sat 13 Jun '15, 13:53
By John Smith
The Big Scoop

Here’s an opportunity for a national campaign to make a big difference at a local level. The topic of dog mess is a sensitive one, but owners can all become ‘Scooperheroes’ with very little effort.

Wincanton is Fast-Tracked for Fibre Optic Broadband

Fri 12 Jun '15, 16:53
By John Smith
Wincanton is Fast-Tracked for Fibre Optic Broadband

Somerset County Council confirms that Wincanton is being fast-tracked for the installation of fibre optic broadband cables. Work crews have already begun preliminary tasks, and work may be complete in as little as three months if all goes well.

Local Man Arrested After West Hill Drink-Drive Incident

Wed 10 Jun '15, 22:36
By John Smith
Local Man Arrested After West Hill Drink-Drive Incident

On Friday 5th June, Wincanton resident Toby Newton was arrested on a drink-drive charge after being involved in a traffic incident on West Hill. Police later charged Mr Newton with several motoring offences.

Award-Winning Photographer Can Help Improve YOUR Photographic Skills

Tue 9 Jun '15, 14:08
By Simon Lewis
Award-Winning Photographer Can Help Improve YOUR Photographic Skills

Local photographer Simon Lewis is starting a new venture to get more people involved in his passion for photography. Simon wants to teach his skills to anyone who wants to learn how to unlock the true potential of their camera.

Baroque to Rock with Spectra Musica Concert

Sun 7 Jun '15, 22:41
By Sally Greenhalgh
Baroque to Rock with Spectra Musica Concert

Spectra Musica will be returning to the beautiful Cheap Street Church in Sherborne on Saturday 27th June for their second concert with their new Musical Director Peter Leech. It will be another exciting and eclectic mix of wonderful music.

Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 27th June 2015

Thu 4 Jun '15, 11:17
By Steve Lee
Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 27th June 2015

Armed Forces Day events will take place in Wincanton on Saturday 27th June. The aim of the day is to honour the contribution of military personnel, past and present, showing support to, and thanking the men and women who serve.

The Imitation Game – Wincanton Film Society’s Season Finale

Wed 3 Jun '15, 13:31
By John Smith
The Imitation Game – Wincanton Film Society’s Season Finale

The Society’s final screening of the 14/15 season, on Wednesday 17th June, is “The Imitation Game” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, and Matthew Goode.

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