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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.
Wincanton is twinned with Gennes in France where May Day is still a Public Holiday. Truffles Restaurant will run a celebratory May Day Special Dinner on May 1st. Anyone from Gennes visiting Wincanton will be made most welcome!
The Market Garden, Wincanton's High Street fruit and veg shop, no longer sells fruit or veg, specialising in non-edible plants only from today.
According to Cambridge Dictionaries Online, to "hoot with laughter" is "to laugh a lot very loudly". If you fancy putting this into practise, head down to The Barrel of Laughs Comedy Club on 2nd May. You won't be disappointed!
Twice As Nice is coming to Wincanton! Nearly new sales of baby, maternity and children's goods at the Memorial Hall on Saturday 4th May. Pre-loved bargains for bump, baby and beyond.
A 'Raise the Roof' Concert will be performed by Castle Cary Choir in Wincanton Parish Church on Friday 17th May. This is part of the on-going requirement to raise much needed regular income to ensure the Parish Church is sustained for future generations.
The Somerset Wildlife Trust South East Area Group's final illustrated talk of the season takes place on Tuesday 7 May at Caryford Hall, Ansford. Come and learn about the dormouse and the hunt for these enchanting creatures at Stourhead.
As the 2012 - 2013 jump season approaches the final furlong, Wincanton Racecourse's penultimate May meetings - evening racing with live music (9th May) and Ladies Day (14th May) - are fitting seasonal and social finales.
As some of you may be aware there is a small group of final year King Arthur's students travelling to Kenya after their exams for a month. We have been desperately trying to raise money, each student having to raise £4000 in total.
Wincanton Film Society's next screening is "Snow Cake", a drama about the friendship between an autistic woman and a man traumatised after a fatal car accident. Join us on Wednesday 24th April.
During August last year the Balsam Centre started a Tuesday lunchtime café, from 12.30pm to 2.00pm, called Loose Ends, open to everyone who is, well, at a loose end! Join us for freshly-cooked food and great company.
Wincanton Town Team would like to invite you to an open drop in meeting on Thursday 25th April. We would love to have your ideas and inspiration and listen to any feedback in regard to the Wincanton Sunday Market plans.
Staff and students at King Arthur's School, Wincanton, are reeling from a spate of thefts that have taken place after school hours, but CCTV images taken during the break-ins may help to identify the thief. Do you recognise this man?
For several weeks, raffle tickets in support of the Scanner Appeal for Wincanton Community Hospital have been available at a local garden centre. Read on to find out the winning name of the giant fluffy duck and the amount raised.
Wincanton Town Team is looking to set up a regular Sunday market on the High Street in a bid to re-ignite local trade. Town Team leader Katie Petre-Mears feels a Sunday market will be a unique selling point for the town.
The current boom in road works throughout the area is clearly the effect of the worst winter in many years. I've unearthed some useful information about the road works at the junction of Southgate Road, Station Road and Moor Lane.
Friends of Wincanton Community Hospital have teamed up with Wincanton Town Football Club to bring a night of fun and racing at the Sports Ground Moor Lane Wincanton on Saturday 20th April.
Love writing? Have an idea for a book or just want to have fun with like-minded people? Join this eight-week inspirational course with two acclaimed authors.
Is it April? The weather must start to change soon so be ready for full steam ahead when it does. There's an amazing amount to do in the garden this month, but here are just a few ideas to follow.
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