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Derek Hudson, a Wincanton resident who lived in South Africa in his youth, shares his views about Nelson Mandela, whose recent death has been in the news.
John Baxter reflects on the Olympic Opening Ceremony and describes how he went from originally denouncing the London Games as an appalling waste of money to enjoying an emotional and uplifting experience.
So you thought the Queen and the Duke were in London for the whole Jubilee? I can tell you exclusively what really happened.
Have you received an e-mail from HM Revenue and Customs recently telling you that they owe you £1578.25? I did. As usual, all is not quite what it seems.
My name is Andrew Eldred-Tyler and I am a local historian researching Wincanton's history - I would like to hear from anyone who has any old photographs and postcards of Old Wincanton (pre-1962) that I may borrow and scan.
Having 'dipped my toe', into supporting the Wincanton Window I find myself wanting to do more. Returning home today I stopped off to enjoy the view from the seating area near to the 'Old Faithful' Memorial.
Have you ever stopped and thought about how much you pay for your phone calls and have you thought about who gets that money?
A line in the sand is a simple stroke with the finger. How often have we done that on a visit to the beach? Can a line in the sand be really important? The New Year presents us with an amazing opportunity.
How involved is your bank in the local community? Does your bank add to your community? I'm afraid that my experience of banks contributing to the life of the local community is less than sparkling.
Christmas is a great time of year for the vast majority. It's a time of giving and receiving of gifts between families and loved ones. But like many of life's situations there is another side to the festivities.
One failure of democracy is that political parties, particularly left of centre ones, try and gain votes by bribing the electorate with money they do not have.
I love to receive phone calls from family and friends, or even from companies and organisations that I am interested in. However, there is a type of call that I absolutely hate with a vengeance. Unsolicited calls from call centres.
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