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Brand New - the Wincanton Weight Loss Club! Come and join in with a friendly group in Wincanton who are interested in health and nutrition with the goal of losing weight. Everybody is welcome every Wednesday 12.00pm - 1.00pm.
We are holding our first ever Farmers' Market in Milborne Port on Sunday 4th March. This will be a regular event held on the first Sunday of each month at The Queens Head on the London Road, Milborne Port.
During March Wincanton Racecourse will host three marvellous consumer race days, with free admissions on 8th March, a Legends of Cheltenham theme on 9th March and fun for younger ones on Children's Day on 25th March.
Would you like to have a go writing for the Wincanton Window? Our former editor John Baxter is turning up at the Balsam Centre on Wednesdays at 1.30pm to help anyone who might like to try.
Holbrook House is pleased to announce a fascinating talk on Saturday 10th March 2012 about the personal account of Corporal Edward Victor Godrich of the Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (1908 to 1919).
Apart from the past couple of weeks of 'Siberian' temperatures, this year has so far been positively tropical by comparison to last. The grass has barely stopped growing and the daffodils in town are already a riot of colour.
The BBC Somerset outside broadcast bus has come to Wincanton! They will be broadcasting live from Morison's car park between 9.00am and 12.00pm.
Having been homeless since 2010, a brighter future is now within reach for Wincanton Museum following collaborative talks with SCC Libraries Department and Wincanton Town Council. Just one hurdle remains - can you help?
Twice a week Mrs Jean Peter is to be found quietly working out in the gym at Wincanton Sports Centre. It is an inspiring story.
Come and learn how to lay a hedge, construct a path or weave a willow screen in the beautiful surroundings of Carymoor Environmental Centre near Castle Cary. Includes delicious home-made soup and cake!
Currently I am tidying up Shadwell Lane from Shatterwell Shoots to the bend adjacent to the Town Mill (Travis Perkins in new money). The task involves removing brambles and ivy which are extending well into the road.
Katie Petre-Mears, owner of Jessica's House, 4 Market Place, Wincanton, is looking to set up a new designer/good quality high street children's dress agency in Wincanton.
An exhibition of stunning photographs taken during the papal visit to the United Kingdom in 2010 will be on display in the cloister at St Luke and St Teresa’s, South Street, Wincanton from Sunday 12th February.
Caught red-handed but as yet unidentified, I'd like to catch up with the fly-tipper from a flat in Shadwell Lane whom I saw throwing a broken TV into the brambles and down the riverbank.
To help ease the burden of wedding day expenses, Wincanton Racecourse is offering all couples who get engaged on Valentine's Day (February 14th) or on Leap Year Day (February 29th) a half price reduction on room hire.
Saturday, February 18th 2012 sees Wincanton Racecourse host its seasonal highlight - Bathwick Tyres Kingwell Hurdle Raceday - with a noteworthy £122,000 total prize fund. Bring the family for some top quality racing!
Visit Carymoor Environmental Centre this half-term for some Feathery February Fun! Carymoor will be celebrating National Nest Box Week with family activities inspired by our feathered friends!
Between Friday 27th January and Monday 30th January 2012 a wooden bench and children's climbing frame were damaged in the cricket field location at Pines Close, Wincanton. The wooden bench was totally broken but staff managed to mend the climbing frame.
Wincanton Town Council sets out its proposals following negotiations with South Somerset District Council, and last week's vote at a public meeting, to keep car parking free in Wincanton.
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