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Wincanton Live At Home scheme, which aims to combat loneliness and social isolation in the elderly, urgently need new volunteers for our Tuesday Companions Club, as two of our longstanding volunteers are retiring at Christmas.
Brue Valley Rotary club is again holding their Wassail event at Yarlington on the 17th January 2014. This is a well attended, free event which allows us to collect much needed funds for Wincanton Hospital and other Rotary charities.
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 1st Wincanton Scouts Group is holding its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 16th November. So do pop along to the Wincanton Memorial Hall at 10.00am for a coffee and a biscuit, and browse around our many stalls.
Wincanton Town Council has secured funding to deliver a one night a week youth club for young people aged 11 to 19. Somerset Rural Youth Project has transformed The David Sharp Centre into a space now enjoyed by young people on Tuesday evenings, 7-9pm.
This year so far the Wincanton Twinning Association has had several successful events including our bi-annual trip to Lahnau, our twin town in Germany, an annual lunch and a BBQ.
Visitors to the recent Wincanton Camera Club exhibition in the Library were encouraged to vote for their favourite photograph. The run-away winner was Jim Eastaugh's 'Forest Track, Stourhead'.
Wincanton Library currently hosts the annual exhibition of photographs taken by members of the Wincanton Camera Club. It closes on Saturday 14th, so visit this week and cast a vote for your favourite photograph.
This year the Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association are off on their bi-annual trip to Lahnau in Germany. If you're interested in joining the trip please read on.
Join the Brue Valley Rotary Club at the Stags Head Yarlington on Tuesday 17th January for another evening of Wassailing! There's music and dance with Jubilee Morris Men and the traditional Wassail ceremony. It's free and all are welcome.
Brue Valley Rotary Club would like to thank all the diners and people out for a quiet drink in Wincanton, Castle Cary and Bruton on Friday 16th November, who helped us to raise over £800 for Children in Need.
Come and join us at Bruton Flower Club to arrange flowers, have a cup of tea and cake. Learn how to use flowers to brighten up your life, and maybe someone else's.
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