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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School organised an entertaining afternoon of Duck Racing at Wincanton Recreation Ground on Sunday 19th May, drawing happy family crowds to a revived annual event to raise money for the school's PTFA.
Marsh Meadows Nursery Pre-School is a small day nursery situated in Horsington Marsh, offering all-day care for children aged two years and upwards.
I would like to introduce to you Solistics, a new and exciting holistic, beauty and well-being studio at the Applegarth Emporium, Wincanton. Solistics treats everyone as an individual and tailors each treatment to suit you.
Our first Balsam Bustle was a great success! The many activities and our special guests in the form of some popular Star Wars characters drew huge crowds! We're looking forward to doing it all again next year!
A casual vacancy has arisen on the Town Council, due to resignation. Since no electors have called for an election, the Council will fill this vacancy by co-option at its meeting on Monday 10th June 2013.
2014 is the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Wincanton's men rallied to the call and this has inspired a book about every local man shown on the Roll of Honour. Proceeds to the Wincanton Poppy Appeal 2014.
Wincanton Area Parkinson's Group are delighted that Wincanton Silver Band have chosen this local group to share the proceeds of their next concert. Please support the event next Sunday 19th May 2013 at 3.00pm in Wincanton Memorial Hall.
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.
The Wincanton Town Team and Castle Cary Town Council each plan to establish local markets. We seek help in researching all aspects to realise our vision and invite tenders to carry out this research.
If you are involved in any form of community group in the Wincanton area, or community issues at any level, then this should be of interest to you: a new community radio station.
The Queen lends major paintings to the Holburne Museum in Bath, including many masterpieces. As former chairman of the museum and a local resident of many years, I can tell you of the many delights the museum holds for a family visit.
Sir Anthony Goodenough will talk on Jerusalem and Palestine and the work of the St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital in St John's Church, Horsington on Friday 24th May at 7.30pm.
The Wrong Way Back team starts their second charity cycle ride for Macmillan and Help for Heroes in less than six weeks. More fundraising is planned for 8th June, the day they get back. Can you donate a raffle prize?
Tuesday 14th May is all about the girls and Wincanton Racecourse looks set to be buzzing when hundreds of ladies making their annual pilgrimage to celebrate Somerset's biggest and most social gathering of the season.
This is one of those times when being addicted to Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter might actually be a good thing! Wincanton Window is looking for someone to help out on the social media side of things. Interested?
There will be just one major and glorious work when Wincanton Choral Society performs Mendelssohn's Elijah at their spring concert on Sunday 12th May at Wincanton Sports Centre.
Artist Fiona Gordon-Abbey and husband Alastair MacAndrew have combined creative talents to produce something different for this, Fiona's ninth exhibition at First-View Gallery, Stourhead.
Billiard players from far and wide travelled to Wincanton recently to take part in a one day tournament, raising funds for St Margaret's Hospice.
News and stories from the Wincanton and District Branch of the Royal British Legion. Read a summary of the April Newsletter or download the full edition, complete with photographs, in PDF format.
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