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Jane Findley, Gardeners' Association Secretary, writes about their interesting programme and the benefits of membership.
Ravenously hungry after a good night out? In need of some really good fast food cooked on the spot with friendly service? We have it here at Mesut Sen's Kebab and Pizza House.
To celebrate both our third year here at The Nog Inn, as well as Will's 40th birthday, we'll be having a party on 18th September and would love it if you could join us!
The Memorial Hall was filled with Wincantonians and friends on Saturday afternoon 4th September for Wincanton & District Gardeners' Association 55th Annual Flower, Vegetable, Produce & Craft Show.
I enjoyed going to singing and signing classes with my son so much, I have decided to become a teacher and pass on my expertise. My classes will start in Wincanton and Bruton in September.
A Sledge hammer was used to smash the walls of the shelter in the park which has been there for generations.
Covering a range of subjects from traffic speeds to anti-social behaviour, these minutes of the PACT meeting of 12th August are an important record of some of the issues facing the town and shows how attempts are being made to deal with them.
The Museum and History Society has arranged what should be a fascinating talk by Edward Gwinell on Evolution. Come along to the Balsam Centre at 7.30 pm Friday, 10th September, and air your views.
The Balsam Centre is now offering Hatha Yoga on Saturday mornings between 9:30am-11:00am, suitable for both beginners and experienced participants.
The Balsam Centre is keen to invite new mothers and their babies to the new Mother and Baby Workout sessions which are to be held on Tuesday mornings between 10:30am-11:00am in the Veronica Room.
The Ughandi ‘B’ Water Project was launched in August 2005 by Richard and Bryony Loader to bring clean water to a remote Tanzanian village. We are continuing to raise living standards within the community through funding smaller projects
This year showed the girls of BSG performing extremely well.
Spectacular football and book signing at Wincanton Sports Ground raises £2,000 for Service Charities.
This is a practical course using textiles and embroidery, for the beginner or experienced embroiderer. Building confidence, exploring creativity and having fun! There will be five fortnightly sessions led by Tricia Venn, commencing Tuesday 7th Sept.
Another good set of GCSE examination results was celebrated this year. Nearly 62% of students achieved five or more A* - C grades.
Little Cherubs at the top of South Street has now been open for six months and provides Wincanton with its only specialist children's clothing boutique.
You've heard about white elephants and red herrings, how about pink grasshoppers? Unusual sightings at Carymoor; a pink grasshopper and a fly pretending to be a hornet.
Sarah Darlington visits plantswoman Angela Whinfield to talk about keeping the garden looking good in August and September.
From Saturday 18th September 2010 until Sunday 3rd October 2010, 2 The Old Police Station, North Street, Wincanton, BA9 9AZ, will be open to the public from 11.00am until 6.00pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Somerset Art Weeks.
Saturday morning exercise classes are coming to Holbrook House starting on 11th September.
The Window celebrates the 57th Annual Exhibition of Bruton Art Society. We place some one hundred images on the site to encourage you to come and see the originals. Now open daily from 11am till 5pm until 3pm on Sunday 29th August at Bruton School for Girls.
Make sure you take advantage of the wide range of courses for adults, recreational, vocational, and skill enhancing that are on offer here during the day and in the evening. The Skills and Learning Team are here to help.
Excited by the idea of using the People's Plan to get things moving for improvements in Wincanton and for the role the Window might play in this, I approach Jonquil Lowe and learn more about it.
A well established citizen lets off steam. Do you agree or are they being unfair? Comment!
Our editor has an unusual and unsettling experience.
Steve at Wincanton Wholefoods shows how you can do your bit by re-using your plastic bottles and using an environmentally friendly Ecover product such as washing up liquid.
Originally planned by Biddie Lawson, this year's Arthritis Research Garden Party was a poignant reminder and celebration of what she achieved.
Saturday 21st - Saturday 29th August at Bruton School for Girls, Sunny Hill. Come and see this fine exhibiton of some 200 works by professional and amateur artists.
The meeting to prepare the way for an update of 'The Wincanton People's Plan' was held on 11th August and will meet on the 2nd Thursday monthly thereafter. Initial thoughts!
First published three years ago in 2007, the Wincanton People's Plan now needs a radical re-examination and update as we face a very different world. Bernard Pearson shares his thoughts.
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