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Seven students from King Arthur's Community School, Wincanton are excitedly preparing for a four-week trip to Tanzania in the Summer of 2015. A musical concert on Thursday, 13th March will help them raise the funds for this one-in-a-lifetime trip.
Wincanton Post Office reopened on 28th February after major refurbishments to upgrade it from a sub post office to a main post office with longer opening hours. Conservative Parliamentary Candidate David Warburton cut the ribbon at the reopening ceremony.
On Monday 24th February, residents and business owners attended a meeting of Wincanton Town Council, with particular interest in a discussion about parking in the Town Centre. This is a record, as I understand it, of the options presented.
An art competition launched by Bruton Art Society for the five senior schools in our area will enable the best GCSE art entries to be seen on the BAS website and for the winners to be awarded valuable prizes.
The Villager Magazine for Horsington and South Cheriton for March 2014, containing articles relevant to our villages and information about residents' activities. Read the summary and download the full edition.
After just three years, having grown to a membership of over 80, we will be changing from a Support Group to a Full Branch of Parkinson's Disease Society of Great Britain.
Meeting in the Quaker Barn, a lively ANVIL group spent an evening of challenging and interesting discussion and enjoyable socialising. Might this be something you would enjoy?
Wincanton Sports Ground has received funding from the Somerset FA to help set up football session for adults with disabilities. The sessions will be run on the astro-turf pitch every Monday from 3rd March.
Canon Jesse Sage was a very popular Rector in Horsington and Templecombe. He is returning to give a talk in Horsington Church on Sunday 2nd March. Join us for this talk, followed by a delicious cream tea.
The next Wincanton Town Council meeting this Monday, 24th February will see 'Parking' back on the agenda. Arguments may be put forward in favour of introducing parking meters after all. Come to the meeting and help our Councillors make the right decision!
The Head of Bruton School for Girls, Mrs Nicola Botterill, invited Sarah Yong, the newly selected Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for this constituency, to talk to the Sixth Formers about her experience of working in politics.
Once again it is the time of year when the WLTA (Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association) get together for their annual lunch. This year a record 29 people attended at the David Sharp Centre.
A new design and print agency, servicing Wincanton, the West and the UK has opened in Wincanton this week. Bobcat Media, run by local resident Paul Mclarnon, has a new studio within the Camelot centre.
Movies at The Bear brings another great film, Captain Phillips to Wincanton at The Bear Inn on Monday 10th March.
The C.A.T.C.H. (Community Action to Transform the Cale Habitat) volunteer group would like to say a big "Thank you", to everyone who contributed to making our jumble sale on Saturday 8th February such a resounding success.
For those of you who love the old classics, Wincanton Film Society is screening Casablanca at King Arthur's Performance Enhancement Centre on Wednesday 19th February. Play it again, Sam...
Wincanton Town Team is looking to appoint a Market Assistant to work alongside their Market Co-ordinator to run the Wincanton Street Market. Are you looking for a part-time job of around 15 hours per month?
Despite bad weather the Museum and History Society AGM and talk on Friday 31st January attracted fifty people to the Balsam Centre. Speaker Judith Teasdale titled her talk A Very Fair Castle. The Changing Face of Corfe Castle.
Sometime between Friday 31st January and Sunday 2nd February, the Wincanton Community Church was broken into. Police are appealing for anyone in the area during that period with information to come forward to help solve this callous crime.
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