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Frome and Somerton MP, David Heath, took time to visit Wincanton Opticians, Sarah Gibson Optometrist, on Friday 9th March to see the benefits of a new NHS urgent eye care service.
At the next Museum and History Society meeting on Friday 30th March I'll be talking about how the Wincanton Window got started. See a slideshow of some of our enormous collection of pictures and be reminded of our recent history.
The Governors of King Arthur's Community School, Wincanton, are pleased to announce the appointment of the new Headteacher for September 2012.
The Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul Wincanton is holding a Gift Day on Saturday 31st March in support of the 'Roof Aid' project. An Easter Egg Hunt will take place and items from the archives will be displayed.
Katie Petre-Mears is the co-ordinator of the Town Team bidding to be one of the twelve pilot schemes being launched by the government to stimulate the regeneration of small towns. She needs your help and ideas and needs them NOW.
Winter has passed and the grass is off and growing again. Allotments are being dug over and the garden is a hive of activity. It's time for Rochfords Garden Machinery Spring Open Day on Saturday 24th March.
Back ache, neck pains, stiffness, aching joints... sound familiar? These same issues can also affect your dog. Read on to find out how massage can help your four-legged friend.
The Parish Church roof of St Peter & St Paul is in urgent need of repair. The fundraising committee has adopted a logo to represent the various events organised to raise funds to preserve this community asset for future generations.
Milborne Port held their first Farmers Market at The Queens Head pub, London Road on Sunday 4th March 2012. The landlords, Toni and Steve, had offered their premises free of charge for this very exciting opportunity to get our community together for this new venture.
South Somerset District Council has just passed their budget to inflict more pain on both the people and businesses in Wincanton and South Somerset.
If you don't want to join a gym, power-assisted exercise can improve your life and your health. If you think that exercise means wearing Lycra, feeling the pain, and sweating profusely three times a week then think again.
As part of the Roof Aid appeal the Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul Wincanton is holding a Nearly New Clothes and Jumble Sale. This is an ideal opportunity to top up your wardrobe.
On 20th March, WFS presents the epic story of a remarkable journey made by a group of prisoners who escape from a Siberian Gulag and make their way to freedom in India, some 4000 miles distant.
There is a wonderful shop in Wincanton where you can refresh your Spring / Summer wardrobe at very reasonable cost. Yes, it is St Margaret's charity shop and their fashion show is coming to Memorial Hall on Friday 16th March!
District Councillor Henry Hobhouse responds to Councillor Nick Colbert's claims that the parking charges policy of the district council has been "bullying", short on consultation and "Illegal".
How important is it to regenerate our High Street? There is a lot of talk about it but what, if any relevance does regeneration have for us here in Wincanton, Castle Cary and towns throughout the area?
Regular monthly coffee mornings are held at Memorial Hall in support of funds for the church of St Peter and St Paul. Please come and join us on the second Saturday of each month for an enjoyable social occasion.
We've seen several people come and go but at last we have a wonderful little team of professional happy people, plus some exciting new gadgets, gizmos and services to help us take even better care of your eyes and eyesight.
The year 2012 has been designated "Find a Cure for Parkinson's Year", by Parkinson's UK. To this end, Richard and Sue Young held a coffee morning at their home in Charlton Horethorne on 7th February to raise money for research.
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