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New trading barn at Kimbers’ Farm Shop

Tue 25 Jul '17, 19:22
By Fanny Charles
New trading barn at Kimbers’ Farm Shop

The Kimber family is opening a new trading area in the Dutch barn next to their popular farm shop. The Somerset Trading Barn will be officially opened on Sunday 30th July by local journalist and food writer Fanny Charles.

Morrisons in Wincanton is now pumping fuel 24/7

Thu 29 Jun '17, 16:14
By John Smith
Morrisons in Wincanton is now pumping fuel 24/7

Drivers can now buy fuel at Morrisons in Wincanton 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as part of a plan to upgrade its fuel services throughout the UK. The kiosk will still close at 11pm nightly, though.

Late night Christmas shopping in Wincanton

Wed 30 Nov '16, 09:35
By John Smith
Late night Christmas shopping in Wincanton

On Friday 2nd December many Wincanton High Street traders will be keeping their shops open till 7:30pm, so residents and visitors can enjoy some late night Christmas shopping. But that's not all that'll be going on in town that night.

Get ready for Stir-Up Sunday at Kimbers Farm Shop

Fri 18 Nov '16, 14:36
By Naomi Kimber
Get ready for Stir-Up Sunday at Kimbers Farm Shop

Sunday the 20th of November is traditionally ‘Stir-up Sunday’. The tradition goes back to Victorian times where the family would gather together to stir the pudding 5 weeks before Christmas. At Kimbers Farm Shop we have all the ingredients you need for your Christmas Pud.

Myakka is on a Mission to Help the Local Community

Sat 16 Jul '16, 08:43
By Andrea Cowan
Myakka is on a Mission to Help the Local Community

The Myakka Grass Root Fund has been set up to help the Somerset Community Foundation promote and support vibrant, inclusive communities within South Somerset. Bayford Chapel is the most recent project to benefit.

A New Gardeners' Centre in Wincanton

Fri 20 May '16, 15:57
By Andy Cole
A New Gardeners' Centre in Wincanton

Lifestyle Landscapes has opened a small gardeners' centre in Wincanton called The Growing Medium. It’s just off Bennetts Field Trading Estate, selling a range of plants compost sundries and tools.

Hidden Treasures Indoor Markets Are Back for 2016

Thu 18 Feb '16, 12:11
By Kate Tapsell
Hidden Treasures Indoor Markets Are Back for 2016

Come along for some shopping and a browse at the 30+ stalls at the next Hidden Treasures Indoor Market. Hot food will be served by Pigalicious, and then you could try something sweet from The Art Of Cakes!

Freshly Baked Bread & Fantastic Food at the Lemon Tree

Mon 15 Feb '16, 17:51
By John Baxter
Freshly Baked Bread & Fantastic Food at the Lemon Tree

With a growing reputation for excellence, Chantal and Alan Wedderburn have been providing us with a wonderful range of freshly baked, hand-made bread, scones, cakes and pies and the tastiest of lunch time sandwiches and snacks prepared on the spot.

Say it with Gold at Alex Appleton Jewellers

Thu 11 Feb '16, 13:15
By Fanny Charles
Say it with Gold at Alex Appleton Jewellers

One of Wincanton’s finest town centre buildings has a new lease of life as the shop and workshop for goldsmith Alex Appleton – if you haven’t yet looked into the beautifully refurbished former chemist’s, this is the week to do it.

Wincanton Country Market – Friday 5th February

Sat 30 Jan '16, 16:02
By Helen Hermanstein Smith
Wincanton Country Market – Friday 5th February

Wincanton Country Markets’ first monthly market for 2016 takes place on Friday 5th February, selling homemade baked goods, preserves, locally grown market vegetable and fruit, plants and handmade crafts.

Morrisons: “The Wincanton Store is Not Under Threat of Closure!”

Thu 28 Jan '16, 17:28
By John Smith
Morrisons: “The Wincanton Store is Not Under Threat of Closure!”

It was recently posted on social media that Morrison’s store in Wincanton was under threat. Morrison’s press office has confirmed to us that although seven branches are due to be closed in the UK, Wincanton’s store is not one of them.

The Lovington Bakery - A Real Bread Shop for Wincanton

Sat 16 Jan '16, 12:32
By John Smith
The Lovington Bakery - A Real Bread Shop for Wincanton

Having worked right up to the last minute to be ready for their opening before Christmas, business for Wincanton’s newest High Street venture, The Lovington Bakery, is brisk and its produce has been heartily received by customers.

Hidden Treasures Indoor Markets

Fri 11 Dec '15, 02:23
By Kate Tapsell
Hidden Treasures Indoor Markets

Hidden Treasures is a regular indoor market that takes place at the Wincanton Memorial Hall, with a variety of stalls to browse and refreshments, too. Visit Father Christmas in his Grotto at the next market on Sunday 20th December!

Nibbles & Tipples at Craftique on 9th December

Wed 25 Nov '15, 11:41
By John Smith
Nibbles & Tipples at Craftique on 9th December

Craftique, purveyor of locally sourced handmade crafts since opening in July, is getting festive with a special event on 9th December offering nibbles and tipples to shop visitors between 12.00 noon and 2.00pm.

Milborne Port’s Annual Christmas Craft & Food Market

Fri 6 Nov '15, 13:00
By Mandy Forsey
Milborne Port’s Annual Christmas Craft & Food Market

Milborne Port’s fifth annual Christmas Craft & Food Market is on Sunday 29th November, 2015 from 11.00am to 4.00pm in the Village Hall. Parking and entry are free and all the stalls will be selling quality, handmade, home-grown bespoke items.

Refurbished Co-Op Store Opens Friday 23rd October

Wed 21 Oct '15, 20:16
By John Smith
Refurbished Co-Op Store Opens Friday 23rd October

The Co-Operative Store in Carrington Way reopens on Friday after a recent closure for refurbishment. With reduced floor space, the store can now legally trade for longer hours, though Co-Op says customers should still enjoy the same level of stock.

Ice Creams & Milk Shakes at The Small Cake Shop

Tue 29 Sep '15, 18:44
By Ian Riddick
Ice Creams & Milk Shakes at The Small Cake Shop

Customers at The Small Cake Shop in Wincanton High Street, diligently searching for cake-craft items and gifts, are now able to indulge themselves with a wide selection of delicious ice creams and milk shakes.

Craftique Gifts and Home Ware for Autumn

Thu 10 Sep '15, 12:43
By John Smith
Craftique Gifts and Home Ware for Autumn

Since opening in July, Sara’s business has gone well and she is looking forward to a busy period on the run up to Christmas, with the emphasis on a range of different product lines in September and October.

Open Day at Kimbers' – Your Local Farm Shop

Wed 12 Aug '15, 18:22
By Naomi Kimber
Open Day at Kimbers' – Your Local Farm Shop

Open Day at Kimbers' Farm Shop on Sunday 16th August – lots to do and everyone is welcome. Plus news from the farm, three awards from Taste of the West, plans for local meat and milk delivery, and concerns over milk prices.

Wincanton Sunday Market Seeks New Management

Fri 17 Jul '15, 20:52
By John Holman
Wincanton Sunday Market Seeks New Management

Sunday 19th July will see the final Wincanton Sunday Market to be run by Wincanton Town Team. The Team will attempt to pass on the management to others after establishing the market with a promising start.

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