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After such a successful Hallowe'en Party last year Somerset and Dorset Animal Rescue is holding another Children’s Hallowe'en Party on Wednesday 31st October. Join us if you dare and raise much needed funds for our furry friends!
Upcycled, recycled and vintage; those are our passions at The Occasional Chair, a fledgling new business in Wincanton High Street, where you can buy anything from furniture and home-wares to soft furnishings and gifts.
As Hallowe'en draws closer Captain Purky has recruited a crew of the dark and curious. Tarot readers, reiki healers, jewellers, artisans and more will be awaiting you for a day of mysticism and entertainment.
Looking for something dark and mysterious this Hallowe'en weekend? Arcane Encounters is not a magic show, nor is it a demonstration of clairvoyant ability. This is something else. You had best come with us...
Horsington overcame Wincanton in the Wyke Farms Football League on Monday 15th October, thanks to a hat trick from Joe Allen, resulting in a convincing 4 -1 win for Horsington.
What an amazing sight, to see the Wagtail Pub, Travelodge and of course the new fast food restaurant, Kentucky Fried Chicken in Wincanton. Unfortunately there's also a growing litter problem in this area. Who's responsible for cleaning it up?
Don't we all just absolutely love Hallowe'en? Well if that’s a "Yes" then come along to The Millers Inn, Wincanton on Saturday 27th October from 8.00pm onwards to enjoy a truly freaky evening.
Inspired by the success of Jade Jones winning Gold at the Olympic Games, members of Wincanton and Gillingham Tae Kwon Do Club headed to Paignton last Saturday to take part in the Southern Championships, bringing home eight medals in total.
The Wrong Way Back will be carrying out their second charity cycle ride in aid of Macmillan and Help for Heroes, on Saturday 1st June to Saturday 8th June 2013. Can you help the team with sponsorship?
At the end of October, Will and I celebrate our fifth anniversary here at The Nog Inn, and what a rollercoaster ride it's been! Please join us for a celebratory party on Saturday 27th October.
Wincanton Racecourse recently took horseracing to St Margaret's Hospice (Yeovil) in celebration of the forthcoming Charity Race Day on 28th October. Staff, patients and family members were able to experience firsthand the phenomenal beauty of a racehorse.
A trailer used to transport mini-diggers was stolen from Wincanton Business Park between Saturday 13th and Monday 15th October. The trailer may well be offered for sale. If you have information regarding this please contact the police.
Not too long ago we lost jobs in Wincanton with the closure of The Adams Cheese Packing Plant. Now, unfortunately, we’ve seen job losses at Waverly TBS, a major drinks wholesaler with a depot on the Wincanton Business Park.
The Cat Café are delighted to welcome the legendary Richard Kennedy on Friday 19th October, from 8.00pm. Join Elaine and Bruno for great food, wine, beer and cider.
The team of volunteers behind the Mere Fireworks Festival have been hard at work planning another fantastic event for Sunday 28th October 2012, with plenty of indoor and outdoor activities, whatever the weather.
Wincanton Town Football club are hosting a Halloween Casino Night on Saturday 27th October 2012 at Wincanton Sports Ground. Money raised will help to buy floodlights and make site improvements, having narrowly missed out on the opportunity last year.
Recent reports from Avon and Somerset Police identify local crime with mindless and upsetting effects on local residents. Can members of the public help with police enquiries?
Our Parkinson's Group meeting this month includes an illustrated talk about two local and intrepid adventurers' journey from the South to the North Pole. Join us for an illustrated journey on Wednesday 17th October.
Why does SSDC give Yeovil the lion's share of a £100,000 grant, whilst other Market Towns have to fight for scraps from the leftovers? There's a growing feeling of dissatisfaction at the way in which SSDC administers finances.
You’ve probably all heard about the Flying Dutchman (Phantom Ship) or the Bermuda Triangle where boats and ships mysteriously disappear. But what about the 2:43 train to Waterloo on Saturday 22nd September?
Optometrists Kelly Lucas and John McLaughlin, with their team of Lysa and Amanda, extend a warm welcome to everyone in Wincanton and the surrounding areas. Feel free to come in and browse our fantastic range of frames.
Our MP David Heath makes a point of being accessible to constituents by running surgery sessions, where anyone with a problem or desire to have a word with him can meet him. Here are the dates for October to December.
Have you seen the stage show with its amazing horse? Seen the film? Were you blown away by the whole thing? Well now you can experience it all again in Wincanton courtesy of Wincanton Film Society on Wednesday 24th October.
Illustrated articles, news and events from Horsington and South Cheriton for the month of October.
Anita D'Attellis returns to Wincanton to perform piano music from around the world. Anita was the accompanist to the Wincanton Choral Society and anyone who has heard her perform will not wish to miss this opportunity to hear her again.
To celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton on Thursday, 18th October, after its annual four-month break, race-goers will be treated to a parade of racehorses, featuring some of the stars from the West Country.
I am pleased to say that I am now fully authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and have started my own practice specialising in all aspects of family law. I should be pleased to hear from anybody who needs advice.
Worried about all the chemicals and toxins in most skin products? I'm an Arbonne consultant in Wincanton and I want to introduce you to Arbonne - top quality skincare products using nature as a base.
As a joint fundraising venture the Parish Churches of St Michael Pen Selwood & St Peter & St Paul Wincanton, present an enthralling insight into the life of Charles Collingwood. Guiding you through his colourful personal and professional life.
Bruton Art Society has invited art historian and gallery owner Julian Halsby, a specialist in 19th Century British Art, to give an illustrated lecture on the Pre-Raphaelites and European Symbolism on Thursday 11th October.
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