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Over the last two seasons WFS has shown by popular demand the first two films in this trilogy. Our Christmas film 'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest' brings this trilogy to a conclusion.
A new venture to raise money for the Roof Appeal is a Christmas Tree Festival in the Parish Church between 15th and 18th December. Come and see lots of beautifully decorated trees, have some refreshments and support our fundraising.
Once again it is time to celebrate the real meaning of Christmas with all of our churches celebrating different services throughout December.
Can you spare a few items to bring some festive cheer to women and children who will be spending this Christmas at a domestic violence refuge? Local collection points will accept your donations from now until Christmas and beyond.
The biggest crowds yet turned up to sing carols around the Christmas tree, visit the shops and the street market, meet friends and enjoy the hospitality offered. Enjoy this photographic gallery and write up of the event.
Bring the whole family to Carymoor Environmental Centre, Castle Cary on Saturday 10th December between 2.00pm and 4.00pm for some Crafty Christmas Fun!
Wincanton Choral Society and their conductor Simon Twiselton will be presenting a Christmas Concert on Sunday December 11th which will be filled with festive spirit.
Just a reminder that Colonel John Blashford-Snell will kindly be giving an illustrated talk on 19th Century Darkest Africa in St. John’s Church, Horsington on Friday 9th December at 7.30 pm in aid of the Church restoration.
Dust off your cameras and get busy for the chance to win a prize in our annual Christmas competition. Not one but four prizes for adults and two prizes for our younger happy snappers!
Do you have a camcorder and would you like to join in with a collaborative project to create a video of the events at the Christmas Extravaganza?
Much of modern therapy focuses on healing the child within. That is right and proper but there is an altogether different viewpoint suggesting another possibility. Looking through the prism of soul we can see even the worst experiences are necessary.
There are just a few days to the Extravaganza. Friday 2nd December is the evening to be in Wincanton High Street, full of stalls, shops open late, fun for all the family. It's the biggest and best yet. Come and join us.
Two illustrated talks about the Oman and the North West Frontier Region of Pakistan promise an evening of adventure in Cucklington Village Hall on Saturday 3rd December.
A local housewife and former director of Tiffany's recently launched a service providing silver gifts for children, helping godparents and all those with children in their lives to create an heirloom collection to last a lifetime.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary are appealing for information from the public after unknown persons have sprayed graffiti across several areas of Castle Cary.
The Bishop of Bath and Wells visited Wincanton Community Hospital recently and showed his support for the 'Friends' Christmas Scanner Appeal.
Sunday 6th November saw the car park at Stourhead packed as visitors from all over the country and beyond came to see the spectacular display of autumn colours. Once again my camera had to be in use.
Come and shop at our wonderful stalls at the HFT Christmas Fair this Saturday, 26 November at the Memorial Hall 10.00am - 1.30pm.
In my new role as Editor, I thought I'd write to our Town Councillors to introduce myself and invite them to let us know what they're up to on our behalf these days. I got a surprising response.
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