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Join Wincanton's Spring Clean-Up This Weekend!

Fri 22 May '15, 19:22
By John Smith
Join Wincanton's Spring Clean-Up This Weekend!

After many months of discussions and planning by the Town Team, the BIG CLEAN weekend has finally arrived. Join the team on Saturday and Sunday, 10.00am - 4.00pm, and help clean up Wincanton! HQ will be the Memorial Hall.

Alan & Rosemary Watson Receive Life Membership of History Society

Fri 22 May '15, 13:59
By Nigel Fox
Alan & Rosemary Watson Receive Life Membership of History Society

The Revd. Canon Alan Watson and his wife Rosemary welcomed John Baxter and I when we turned up at their home to hand over a framed document giving them Life Membership of the Wincanton Museum and History Society.

The White Horse Has Closed – Owner Declared Bankrupt

Wed 20 May '15, 16:14
By John Smith
The White Horse Has Closed – Owner Declared Bankrupt

The White Horse Hotel, a prominent business on Wincanton's High Street, has closed its doors without warning. On 9th April the owner of the business, Mr Paul Symes, was declared bankrupt in court in Yeovil.

Spoon Carving Workshop at Kimbers’ Farm Shop

Tue 19 May '15, 13:59
By Jessie and Gregg Power
Spoon Carving Workshop at Kimbers’ Farm Shop

Join us for a Spoon Carving Workshop held by Handmade in Blightly, including a Foraging Walk and lunch at Kimbers’ Farm Shop on 27th June. Learn cutting techniques and go for a foraging walk around the farm.

“The Book Thief” - Wincanton Film Society - Tuesday 19th May

Mon 18 May '15, 18:54
By John Smith
“The Book Thief” - Wincanton Film Society - Tuesday 19th May

Wincanton Film Society is screening “The Book Thief” on Tuesday 19th May at their venue in the King Arthur’s Performance Enhancement Centre.

You're Invited to The Small Cake Shop’s 1st Birthday Tea Party

Fri 15 May '15, 10:42
By Ian Riddick
You're Invited to The Small Cake Shop’s 1st Birthday Tea Party

It’s our first birthday at the Small Cake Shop, and we will be celebrating with a tea party on Saturday 30th May, from 11.30am – 1.30pm. Everyone is welcome to join us.

Wincanton’s Annual Duck Race

Thu 14 May '15, 12:46
By Our Lady’s PTFA
Wincanton’s Annual Duck Race

Join Our Lady’s PTFA for a fun-packed afternoon on Sunday 17th May at Wincanton Recreation Ground from 12.00 until 3.00pm. The main event is our duck race, but there’s plenty of other entertainment going on.

Talk: Renewable Energy and The World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Fuel

Thu 14 May '15, 11:24
By Jane Jones
Talk: Renewable Energy and The World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Fuel

Christopher Maltin, the founder of the Organic Power group of companies, will be giving a talk in Horsington Church on Friday 15th May. The title of his talk is "Renewable Energy and The World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Fuel".

Wincanton Sew & Sew - Now Open

Wed 13 May '15, 14:44
By John Smith
Wincanton Sew & Sew - Now Open

Wincanton Sew & Sew is a brand new shop on the High Street. Diane Winton is taking her passion for all things sewing to the next level, with a spacious shop full of sewing and fabric supplies.

Made in Bruton, Popping Up at The Blue Ball

Tue 12 May '15, 11:46
By Fiona Runacre
Made in Bruton, Popping Up at The Blue Ball

A new shop is popping up at the Blue Ball, Bruton for one month only, from 19th May. For unique gifts or a quality, hand-made treat for yourself, come along and see what Made in Bruton has to offer.

District Council Election Drama

Mon 11 May '15, 13:26
By John Baxter
District Council Election Drama

From 10.00pm on Thursday 7th May right through until the afternoon of Friday, the counting of votes went on in Yeovil for our Town, District and Parliamentary candidates.

Election Day 2015 Results

Fri 8 May '15, 21:13
By John Smith
Election Day 2015 Results

A full round up of local General Election results at Town, District and Parliamentary levels, plus a summary of a fascinating day in national politics. At the Memorial Hall voters arrived steadily throughout the day, right up to 10.00pm.

Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2015

Fri 8 May '15, 17:16
By Jane Jones
Horsington & South Cheriton Villager Magazine - May 2015

All the events and contacts for Horsington and South Cheriton in the Villager magazine and many for the surrounding area. May’s issue includes an interesting historic article on the life of former resident, Mark Parsons.

Car Blaze in Memorial Hall Car Park

Thu 7 May '15, 12:05
By John Smith
Car Blaze in Memorial Hall Car Park

At around 2.00am on the morning of Monday 4th May, a car parked in the far south east of the Memorial Car Park was set ablaze. Devon & Somerset Fire brigade believe that this was a deliberate act of arson.

Helen Smith - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

Wed 6 May '15, 15:14
By Helen Smith
Helen Smith - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

A resident of Wincanton for 25 years, I am the owner of ImageCakes; I have been a magistrate for 16 years; I chair the Blackmore Vale Businesses (BVB) group. I feel passionately about our town. It is my strong belief that many small steps can be taken to return this town to one we can once again all be proud of.

Hopkins Scores Main Sponsor Deal for Wincanton Town Football Club

Wed 6 May '15, 12:44
By Laura Cornick
Hopkins Scores Main Sponsor Deal for Wincanton Town Football Club

Not only is it a great excuse for some of our old boys, whose sporting days are over, to get involved with the club, but as a local, family-owned and run business, it is really important to all of the team here at Hopkins to support our local community.

Mark Cook - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

Mon 4 May '15, 21:19
By Mark Cook
Mark Cook - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

I have lived locally all of my life, 15 years of which have been spent in Wincanton. I attended both Wincanton Primary School and King Arthurs Community School. I have served on Wincanton Town Council for two years. I believe that I bring a younger person’s common sense view to the council.

The Sowing of Cale Park’s Memorial Meadow VIDEO

Mon 4 May '15, 18:23
By Dave Smith
The Sowing of Cale Park’s Memorial Meadow <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

On Saturday 25th April 2015 volunteers, including members of C.A.T.C.H. working with the Recreation Ground Working Group as well as other members of the public, worked tirelessly to prepare the soil and sow the seed for a new wild flower meadow near the play area.

Howard Ellard - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

Mon 4 May '15, 18:07
By Howard Ellard
Howard Ellard - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

I have been a Town Councillor since I was co-opted last September. I put myself forward as I felt it was time to give something back to the community. I would be privileged to be elected Town Councillor for another term.

Wills: No Place for Cunning Plans – Attend a Free Talk

Sun 3 May '15, 13:30
By Sally Manning
Wills: No Place for Cunning Plans – Attend a Free Talk

Wills can be controversial, leading to rifts within the family. Luckily, in the case of Blackadder’s Nursie, the late Patsy Byrne, this didn’t happen despite bequests of disproportionate amounts. Learn more about Wills at Battens Solicitors’ free talks in May.

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