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David Warburton, Parliamentary Candidate for Somerton & Frome, hosted a Charity Fundraiser for Somerset's Hydrotherapy and Sensory Centre and raised £700 for the charity Harry's Hydro Appeal.
Gazette journalist Stephen Davy-Osborne with co-driver Bryan Scant will soon set off on a daring 1,700 mile round trip to France to collect a bottle of this year's harvest of Beaujolais Nouveau to be raffled for Wincanton Hospital.
Ansford Academy has kindly provided the venue for a fund-raising Concert organised by Brue Valley Rotary Club to help a new project to support young adults who have grown up in Bulgarian Children’s Homes.
The first ever "Horsington Open" will be played at Henstridge Golf Club on Monday 11th November. The 9-hole charity competition is in aid of the Horsington Parish Church roof fund, and is open to all comers. Ladies and non-handicappers are welcome.
On Saturday 9th November at 6.00pm, David Warburton is hosting a reception in aid of Harry's Hydro Appeal. The event will be held at Yarlington House, near Wincanton, by kind permission of Countess de Salis and tickets cost £10.00.
Despite painful injuries incurred during training, Nigel MacCormack was not to be thwarted from taking part in an eventful Paris to London Centenary Cycle Challenge to raise funds for his chosen Charity, Clic Sargent.
Bryony and Richard Loader, who live in Wincanton, are co-founders of Ughandi B Village Project, set up in 2005 to supply boreholes to this remote Tanzanian village. Find out what we have achieved and what is hoped for the future.
Wincanton Royal British Legion will launch Poppy Appeal 2013 with a concert given by Wincanton Silver Band at Wincanton Memorial Hall on Saturday 26th October, starting at 7.30pm.
180 local people turned up to the Open Day at Balsam House on Sunday 15th September, raising £1,281 for St Margaret's Hospice. Visitors enjoyed finding out what had been going on behind the wall for the past four years.
Last year's big fundraiser by Macmillan aimed to be the biggest coffee morning in the world. This year the message is simply, "Come for Coffee – it's for Macmillan". Thursday 3rd October at Wincanton Baptist Church Hall.
Macmillan coffee mornings are being held throughout Britain during September. They are taking place to raise money as well as awareness for this vital service. Join our coffee morning, at the Arthur Morison Hall in Cucklington, on Saturday 21st September.
On Sunday 15th September local people are invited to "peak behind the walls" of Balsam House in Wincanton, in an unusual fundraising event which will support St Margaret’s Hospice.
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