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Helen Rutter, SSDC Area East Development Manager spends time explaining the Draft Core Strategy and the consultation process for the Window.
Holbrook House is holding a Beauty Evening on Thursday February 3rd so why not come along and pick up the perfect Valentine's Day gift and treat that someone special in your life?
Gillingham Methodist Church is screening the 1923 classic silent film version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, starring Lon Chaney, together with live, improvised organ accompaniment from international organ recitalist David Briggs.
Holbrook House is delighted to announce its brand new state of the art fitness suite and invites you to our Open Evening to discover the benefits to a private health club, with fantastic membership deals on offer throughout January.
DOCTORS hoping to take on the new Wincanton health centre have suffered a setback after an on-site pharmacy proposed at the development failed to win support. Wincanton Town Council voted eight to one against plans to build a pharmacy at New Barns Farm, north of Wincanton Business Park in West Hill.
Have you read the book? Seems like this one has achieved cult status. Now our TV's are heralding the release of the DVD. Come and see it on the big screen at Wincanton Film Society.
Wincanton town councillors have questioned a South Somerset District Council retail study carried out without their knowledge. A study by property consultants GVA Grimley reported that although there was no immediate need for retail development in the town, it identified the Carrington Way and Memorial Hall car parks as possible sites.
Could you offer a few hours a year (yes a year!), to help the elderly members of our community during periods of bad weather?
Don't let those New Year resolutions slip! Why not take advantage of the Sports Centre’s great January offer. Our team of fully qualified instructors will help you to achieve your goals in 2011.
A report in the 6th January edition of the Western Gazette, concerning the potential building of retail units on the existing free car parks in Wincanton, has prompted a swift reply from South Somerset District Council, denying that there are any proposals to build on these sites.
I do not think there is a more important issue facing the country than Britain’s deficit. As interest on the debt grows we spend more in interest than on essential services. Then the cuts come deep and essential services suffer.
South Somerset residents are being warned of a scam in which they are being told they are eligible for thousands of pounds in benefits or council tax. A diligent member of the public reported that a man with an Indian accent had called them and claimed that they qualified for £7000 as they have "no outstanding debts".
Invite a few friends round, relax and enjoy an exclusive shopping evening from the comfort of your own home and earn yourself some fabulous Jamie at Home free products!
With the New Year there are new avenues to follow and interests to pursue. The Balsam Centre may be able to provide some of these with a range of courses coming soon.
We started our charity quiz back in January 2008 and to date have raised over £5,600 for local and national charities. Well done to The Greenway Gang who won the 2010 quiz league!
Are you too busy to go to the hairdresser? Can't get childcare? Your home could become your personal hairdressing salon if you let First Impression come to you!
The Old Inn Bar and Restaurant was listed amongst 700 pubs as being highly commended at the National Gastro Pub Awards 2010, in the Best Newcomer category. Not bad for a little pub in the country!
Separating many who planned to be together and causing travelling chaos, it still produces magical effects.
Enjoy a night of red-carpet glamour in January at King Arthur's Hollywood inspired Ball.
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