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The full story of what has lead to this attractive tree being under threat.
Three officers in South Somerset District Council shared out a massive £1.257 million of your money between them in golden goodbye pay-offs.
PCSO Jenny Maynard has been busy in the schools and reports on parking and anti-social behaviour.
Our registered charity has already given free IT lessons to a dozen housebound people in and around Wincanton. If you are looking for a rewarding voluntary activity that you can do locally for just one or two hours a week we would like to hear from you.
What is the most popular government website ever, with over eighteen million hits an hour in its first couple of days of operation? Step forward the new crime mapping site set up by the Home Office.
Jules introduces us to a few of his favourite springtime invertebrate friends and tells us about their habits and personalities as they wake from their winter slumber.
Our Mayor Richard D'Arcy invites you to take part in two events to celebrate the town and also raise money for Wincanton Hospital at Verrington. The Mayor's Ball on the 16th April and a Civic Service on the 6th of March. Tickets for the Ball are going fast so do not delay.
On Sunday the Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association once again held its Annual Lunch in the David Sharp Centre, where a good time was had by all and funds raised to help keep the Association running.
An attractive town centre tree is under imminent threat of execution because County won't adopt the pavement area where it is sited. The tree is being blamed for causing the pavement to be slippy.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our wine club with a special event on Friday 25th February. With wine expert Fiona Becket and Tim McLaughlin Green.
Etching explained with reference to the work of Professor Will Vaughan.
At the end of the Autumn Term the staff and students of King Arthur's said farewell to Tamra Bradbury who had been their Headteacher since September 2006.
Sarah Darlington muses on gardening in the darkest months.
An awful lot of rubbish is being written at the moment about the possible sale of Forestry Commission land. Some think the government are about to sell every tree in the country to wicked developers. It's simply not true.
All the staff of Wincanton's current Health Centre together with the mayor, councillors and a collection of well wishers braved a chilly afternoon to see the symbolic first turf cut for what will be Wincanton's new Health Centre on the New Barn Estate.
Every year, The British Heart Foundation runs The National Heart Month to raise funds for research into heart disease and to generally raise awareness of what is a massive problem - apparently one in three deaths are attributable to heart disease!
Key Stage 3 Girls and Key Stage 4 Boys from King Arthur's won the County Badminton Championships at the end of January and now progress through to the South West Regional finals at Exeter University in early March.
Overnight on Friday 22nd January between 10.00pm and 11.00am, three Spirit of Ecstasy statues have been taken from the bonnets of three Rolls Royce cars.
Charges could be introduced in free car parks in south Somerset, sparking fears that town centres could suffer. Plans to transfer all parking enforcement powers from the police to the local council have moved one step closer in Somerset. If approved, charges are likely to be brought in at Wincanton and Castle Cary, where drivers have been able to park for free for years.
Stewart Canham has been out with his camera shooting rare birds near Yeovil. Don't miss these super shots - courtesy of climate change.
A former BBC Superstars competitor and the new chairman of Wincanton Sports Ground has hailed a campaign to stop dogs fouling the area a huge success. Stuart Matthews finished sixth in the 1983 final of the popular TV show and is now turning his sporting expertise to the future of the facility in Moor Lane.
Based in Wincanton but much travelled and widely exhibited, artist Zac Greening shares with the Window some of his works and his thinking and practice as a professional artist.
Catch up with the latest news from the Wincanton and District Branch of the Royal British Legion. With almost 150 members, we are one of the fastest growing and most active branches in Somerset.
Three out of four King Arthur's teams entered in to South East Somerset Hockey league reached the finals this year!
Inspired by hard-working Somerset householders achieving a 50% recycling rate, Somerset Waste Partnership are determined to do more. So we are launching a new campaign, Recycle For All It's Worth, to help residents boost recycling, conserve resources and save money.
Those who have heard her before know an illustrated lecture by Hendrika Foster is not to be missed. Put the date in your diary. Friday February 25th at the Balsam Centre at 7.30pm.
Two determined women, Artist Penny Moorcraft and Specialist Cardiac Rehab nurse Andrea Podmore will soon be setting off to trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain.
Local girl Adele Rodgers, currently studying for a BSc Hons degree in Horticulture with Business Management, is returning to Wincanton on Friday 4th February to present a talk and slide show entitled "A Student at Chelsea".
On 11-1-11, surely an auspicious day to meet, The Wincanton Window Organising Committee gets together to discuss the way ahead.
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