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Taunton Thespians proudly announce that their 2012 Summer Tour brings 'Lords and Ladies', by Sir Terry Pratchett, to the Balsam Centre on Saturday 16th June.
A huge crowd of well-wishers, subjects of her sovereign Majesty and wearing a wonderful collection of hats and crowns, gathered for a celebratory lunch at Wincanton Primary School on Thursday 31st May.
Local residents gathered at Wincanton Recreation Ground on Monday 4th June to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with a very British picnic. Photographer Lisa Woolford captured the happy occasion with a vibrant series of images.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public following a report of careless driving in the Church Street and South Street area of Castle Cary on Tuesday 29th May 2012 at approximately 9pm.
Frank Foster’s guided walk around Wincanton on Friday 25th May attracted a record crowd, fascinated by our fascinating local history. Did you know there used to be 52 pubs in the town?
Although the weather has been unkind, let's hope that you have got lots of photos of events for the Camera Club competition. Entry forms can be downloaded from here or from the Town Hall or the library.
The Cat Café are very happy to host another evening of quality Music and Munch on Friday 8th June, with "Blue Horse Dreaming", an accomplished, locally based contemporary folk trio who will be performing many of their self-penned works.
King Arthur's nomination of Mr Steve Lafferty from Wincanton was approved by the Olympic committee and he ran his short stretch early on the 22nd May in Taunton. Afterwards, students queued for photos with Steve and the Olympic Torch.
Part of Wincanton Cemetery is set aside for the graves of young children. Sometime between the 24th and 26th May a bouquet of white roses were stolen from the grave of a baby. A wreath was also damaged.
Wincanton dentist Geoff Worrall is taking part in the 100k Night Rider bike ride around London to raise money for Arthritis Research UK on the 9th of June 2012. This will be Geoff's third fund-raising bike ride for the charity.
Download the Villager magazine for the villages of Horsington and South Cheriton, June 2012. News, articles events and contacts included.
Now nearing their fifth year at The Nog Inn, Will and Amy are making plans for their first Real Ale and Cider Festival over the Jubilee weekend, between 2nd and 5th June.
The Purple Poppy Emporium is soon to be a reality on the Wincanton High Street. The 3.5k square foot shop will be home to over 40 independent businesses selling everything from antique furniture to gifts and toys.
A theme-based flower festival, fete and evening concert is to be held during the Jubilee period as part of the ongoing fundraising programme of events at Wincanton Parish Church, in support of the Roof Aid appeal and general revenue funding.
Wincanton Sports Ground welcomes you to their 2012 Open Day at Moor Lane. Try some of the sports offered by the clubs at the Sport Ground for free, enjoy refreshments and talk to representatives from Wincanton Sports Centre and Herbalife.
Have you considered donating your body to research when you die? How about before you die? This thought-provoking film plays tonight in King Arthur's PEC.
On Friday 25th May Frank Foster will be leading one of his famous walks around Wincanton. Discover Wincanton's quirky and fascinating history for yourself, starting at 7.30pm at the Balsam Centre.
A group of dedicated young fundraisers from Milborne Port raised £23,500 in their first year to improve a skate park in their village. SK8PIPEDREAM has now set themselves a bigger challenge of raising £85,000 for improvements to their community areas.
Crowning Glory! Music from Handel to Sting and Edward German to Bryan Adams. Come and celebrate the Diamond Jubilee with this talented group at St. John's Church Horsington on Saturday 26th May 2012. Great refreshments too!
Pedestrians walking along South Street in Wincanton run the gauntlet at ever more risk to themselves and their children as motorists park outside Natwest Bank illegally and dangerously. Our photos show shocking disregard for public safety.
Would you like to work from home to earn an additional income? Herbalife is a leading Health and Nutrition Company established in 1980. I am looking for people who'd like to work from home helping others to change their lives.
Local PCSOs Mandy Forsey and Tim Russell report on recent thefts of garden shed tools in Milborne Port and silver spoons from a home in the Wincanton area.
Have you received an e-mail from HM Revenue and Customs recently telling you that they owe you £1578.25? I did. As usual, all is not quite what it seems.
Special celebration mugs will be handed out free to school children from Wincanton this summer to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. A Town Council jubilee committee was set up earlier this year to decide how to commemorate the event.
I wanted to write this article in support of a Wincanton business that I feel deserves support and recognition: Sarah Gibson Optometrists.
Wincanton Camera Club is holding a photographic competition, open to all residents of Wincanton, to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Entries are invited for photographs catching the spirit of events which are being held throughout the town and parish.
Take the headache out of your house move by calling The Country Housekeeper. We will take care of all your moving cleaning requirements leaving you free to concentrate on more important things.
This year Parkinson's UK held their Parkinson's Awareness week from the 16th to 22nd April 2012. Members of the Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group engaged in various activities to inform the public about the disease and raise funds for future research.
It seems Morrisons are planning a significant refurbishment on Wednesday, so the shop will be closed for the whole day. Anyone who's been there recently will have been handed a leaflet with coupons!
It's probably not escaped your notice that Her Majesty is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year. I'd like to invite you and your family to a Jubilee Picnic at Wincanton Recreation Ground on Bank Holiday Monday, 4th June 2012.
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