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Renovation of the Cale Park shelter has finally begun

Wed 15 Nov '17, 21:45
By Dave Smith
Renovation of the Cale Park shelter has finally begun

Cale Park has seen a lot of action in the last 18 months, including the opening of the new play area and footbridge. But one major eyesore still blotted the landscape. Until now.

Shiny new picnic benches for Cale Park play area

Wed 26 Jul '17, 19:29
By Dave Smith
Shiny new picnic benches for Cale Park play area

The recently refurbished play area at Cale Park now has two shiny new picnic benches. They are adjacent, and both overlook the sandpit and swings where the littlest people are likely to spend most of their time.

At last, there's waterworks at Cale Park

Wed 12 Jul '17, 22:32
By Dave Smith
At last, there's waterworks at Cale Park

At long last the public toilet at Cale Park has re-opened, and there's a brand new drinking water fountain in the play area! Since the play area has received a huge upgrade it has been so popular the Town Council has prioritised getting the amenities up and running.

BBC Somerset radio broadcast from Cale Park last Sunday

Sat 6 May '17, 09:25
By Dave Smith
BBC Somerset radio broadcast from Cale Park last Sunday

Last Sunday, 30th April, the BBC Somerset radio programme Clueless with Richard Lewis featured Cale Park, broadcast in part from the old bridge near the car park. Wincanton Town Clerk and members of C.A.T.C.H. were interviewed about the new play park and the work the team does to help the river.

Opening Ceremony for New Cale Park Play Area and Footbridge on 25th August

Thu 18 Aug '16, 17:59
By John Smith
Opening Ceremony for New Cale Park Play Area and Footbridge on 25th August

The new Cale Park play area has been open to the public since the beginning of the month, but the official opening ceremony for both the park and the new footbridge will be on Thursday 25th August, to coincide with the second of two Play Days organised by South Somerset District Council this summer.

Local Businesses Support Cale Park Play Area

Thu 28 Jul '16, 13:18
By Louise Treacher
Local Businesses Support Cale Park Play Area

The Friends of Cale Park are delighted to have received two donations from local businesses to help towards the final costs for the Play Area project at Cale Park.

Cale Park Play Area is Closing for Refurbishment!

Thu 5 May '16, 11:28
By Dave Smith
Cale Park Play Area is Closing for Refurbishment!

At long last work is about to begin to upgrade the Cale Park play area. Starting with the brand new footbridge and finishing with a full set of all-new play equipment, the exciting work requires the play park and associated car park be temporarily closed to the public.

Cale Park Bridge Naming Competition!

Fri 8 Apr '16, 12:36
By Steve Lee
Cale Park Bridge Naming Competition!

With funding in place, the first phase of the Wincanton park’s regeneration project is about to start, including a new footbridge over the River Cale to give additional access to the play area. Can you help us name the new bridge?

Come and See What's Happening to Cale Park This Year!

Tue 5 Apr '16, 15:07
By Dave Smith
Come and See What's Happening to Cale Park This Year!

Come to the David Sharp Centre between 3:00pm and 7:00pm on Friday 8th April to see a public exhibition of the first phase of a major refurbishment of Cale Park, this time focusing on the play equipment and a brand new footbridge!

The Sowing of Cale Park’s Memorial Meadow VIDEO

Mon 4 May '15, 18:23
By Dave Smith
The Sowing of Cale Park’s Memorial Meadow <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

On Saturday 25th April 2015 volunteers, including members of C.A.T.C.H. working with the Recreation Ground Working Group as well as other members of the public, worked tirelessly to prepare the soil and sow the seed for a new wild flower meadow near the play area.

Wincanton Cale Park Play Area – Show Your Support!

Wed 29 Apr '15, 14:43
By Louise Treacher
Wincanton Cale Park Play Area – Show Your Support!

Proposals for the regeneration of Cale Park will take a step forward in the next few months with the submission of a major funding application to help upgrade and improve the children’s play area. Your support will help the application to succeed.

More New Trees for Cale Park - Join the Planting on Sunday 1st March

Thu 26 Feb '15, 12:47
By John Smith
More New Trees for Cale Park - Join the Planting on Sunday 1st March

The ongoing regeneration of the Cale Park area takes another step forward on Sunday 1st March, with a tree planting morning. If you want to help with the planting work, volunteers will be very welcome!

Sowing the Seeds for a Wild Flower Meadow in Cale Park

Tue 30 Sep '14, 12:27
By John Smith
Sowing the Seeds for a Wild Flower Meadow in Cale Park

The CATCH team is eager to move forward and create a wild flower meadow as part of the Town Council’s Cale Park project. Ground preparation work must now get going to make sure the land is ready for sowing next year.

Building Work on The MUGA is Underway! UPDATED

Fri 27 Jun '14, 11:41
By John Smith
Building Work on The MUGA is Underway! <small style='color: red;'>UPDATED</small>

A few months back the Town Council advised that they had successfully obtained all the finance needed to source and install a MUGA. The work has now started and is scheduled for completion before the end of July.

Cale Park Development Gets Underway VIDEO

Fri 30 May '14, 17:12
By John Smith
Cale Park Development Gets Underway <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

Wincanton's £500,000 recreation ground redevelopment project, designated 'Cale Park' by locals, has taken its first steps. Town and District Council representatives, with aid from several non-profit organisations including C.A.T.C.H., and groups of local school children have spent a day planting a great many hedge and tree saplings in and around the play area.

Plans to Transform Wincanton Recreation Ground & Public Spaces

Wed 26 Jun '13, 14:07
By John Baxter
Plans to Transform Wincanton Recreation Ground & Public Spaces

A working party led by Town Council members reveal radical plans to transform the Recreation Ground and play area. View the plans right here!

Wincanton Recreation Ground Renovation - Public Consultation

Tue 14 May '13, 09:27
By Sam Atherton
Wincanton Recreation Ground Renovation - Public Consultation

Have your say on the draft plans to renovate the Recreation Ground. The plans can be viewed at the David Sharp Centre on Thursday 6th June. Come along let us know what you think.

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