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A report of the crowded public meeting in Churchfields which discussed the potential introduction of car parking charges. An overwhelming majority voted in favour of accepting an increase in the precept rate in order to keep the car parks free.
A quad bike was stolen from a farm in North Brewham in Bruton during the night of Friday 20th 2012 to Saturday 21st January 2012.
With ten race fixtures still ahead of us here at Wincanton Racecourse, plan your days out and join us for an exciting season of racing in 2012.
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This Thursday 26th January 2012, Wincanton Positive Living Group will be welcoming guest speaker Ben Grassby who will give a talk entitled 'Unleash Your Positivity with NLP'. Come and join us for an interactive evening of exploration and fun.
If you live, work in, or regularly visit Wincanton, you are invited to a public meeting on 25th January from 4:30pm, to help us stop the introduction of parking charges in our town car parks.
At our High Street shop in Wincanton, Southern Cartridges, we're alarmed at the prospect of the introduction of parking charges for our three main car parks and the meters proposed for the parking bays that are currently also free.
South Somerset District Council is again threatening to introduce car parking charges. I offer my observations following a recent meeting, at which it seems fat cats will get fatter while the people of Wincanton and Castle Cary get screwed.
Had a call from someone claiming your PC has a virus? Think twice before you allow a cold-caller to 'help' you with your computer. Who really cares about your PC's wellbeing?
Jessica's House is now stocking Somerset Toiletry organics range for face and body and is still the only supplier of Cowshed luxury spa products in the area.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing to the public to help identify a male in connection with an incident in Wincanton on Monday 19th December 2011. A male caused deliberate damage to a vehicle parked outside Lloyds TSB Bank.
Superplants specialises in providing both living and artificial plants and planting schemes for companies and individuals - locally and across the south, including central London.
Fiona Campbell will be showing some of her work in a small solo exhibition, called Casespace, in Bruton Museum throughout February 2012. The gallery is largely contained within a special museum case, which changes monthly and exhibits local artists/makers.
Times are tough for local retailers and service providers alike. Buying locally will ensure the survival of our High Street and protect the livelihoods of many hard working business owners. Be smart, buy local!
Come and take part in a Wassail celebration to encourage our local apple orchards to produce a plentiful harvest later in the year and raise money for Wincanton Community Hospital.
Starting in January, Thursday nights in Wincanton will never be the same. Once a week Wincanton Memorial Hall will become host to Wincanton Positive Living Group. Come and join us each week for an evening of enlightenment!
Brand New - The Castle Cary and Ansford Weight Loss Club! Come and join in a friendly group in Castle Cary who are interested in health and nutrition with the goal of losing weight! Everybody is welcome every Tuesday 6.30pm-7.30pm.
Just Dance is committed to providing quality tuition in a variety of dance styles. From toddlers to adults, there is something for everyone!
A line in the sand is a simple stroke with the finger. How often have we done that on a visit to the beach? Can a line in the sand be really important? The New Year presents us with an amazing opportunity.
Wincanton's Museum and History Society start their year on Friday 13th January at the Balsam Centre with a brief AGM, followed by refreshments and a talk by Father Louis Beasley-Suffolk about the History of the Catholic Church here.
Roberto's eco-friendly hand car wash comes to Southgate Road, Wincanton and provides a range of special car-cleaning services to pamper and polish your motor as never before.
Helping older drivers to drive safely and for longer at the Route 60 Plus Road Show, presented by the Somerset Road Safety team at Wincanton Memorial Hall, on Wednesday 11th January 2012 from 10:00 am to 1.00pm.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public after a sheep was killed in the Slade Lane area of Rimpton on 28th December 2011. The offending dog description is a Rottweiler type dog with a long tail.
Wincanton Racecourse kicks off the New Year with a fine day's racing on Saturday, January 7 with the Bathwick Tyres sponsored race day, which has attracted Channel 4 Racing coverage. Gates open at 11.00am with the first race off at 1.10pm.
We've two police reports, one from PCSO Dan Arthur who reports success in resolving a Castle Cary crime, the other from PCSO Thelma Mead seeking further information regarding a theft from Galhampton church.
Every year the Year 11 students at King Arthur's throw a party for the Senior Citizen's of the Wincanton community as part of their Citizenship studies. This year, on December 15th, the eighty guests all had a lovely time.
South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau will be providing an outreach service at the Balsam Centre every other Monday. Drop in for help and advice on debts, benefits, employment, housing, consumer, or any other issues you may have.
December saw the launch of the school's new website, intended to keep parents and the local community up to date with all that goes on at the school.
Saturday 10th December in Wincanton Parish Church the Pilgrim Singers sang to a full church in support of Marie Curie Cancer Care and a week later they performed at Stourhead as participants in the Festival of the Voice.
Wincanton Businesses Together wishes all at The Window a wonderful Christmas and another great New Year.
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