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Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 25th June 2016

Thu 16 Jun '16, 15:46
By Steve Lee
Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 25th June 2016

This year’s Armed Forces Day has again been organised by the town’s branch of the Royal British Legion. To accommodate the continued growth of the event this year’s event will be held in the grounds of King Arthur’s Community School.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June 2016

Wed 15 Jun '16, 12:02
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for June 2016

The June 2016 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March / April 2016

Thu 24 Mar '16, 15:36
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March / April 2016

The March/April 2016 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion.

Wincanton Remembrance Parade & Service 2015

Wed 2 Dec '15, 14:19
By Steve Lee
Wincanton Remembrance Parade & Service 2015

Once again, Wincanton saw a good turnout of both spectators and those participating in the Remembrance Day parade down through the High Street. It was particularly encouraging to see many younger members of the community involved in the event.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October 2015

Tue 3 Nov '15, 14:52
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October 2015

News and events from the Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion. A summary and link to the full edition of October’s newsletter.

Poppy Appeal 2015

Wed 28 Oct '15, 13:07
By Tony Goddard
Poppy Appeal 2015

The 2015 National Poppy Appeal started on Thursday 22nd October and Wincanton is in full gear to make it a special year.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for September 2015

Thu 24 Sep '15, 10:48
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for September 2015

News and events from the Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion. A summary and link to the full edition of September’s newsletter.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for August 2015

Mon 24 Aug '15, 12:49
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for August 2015

News and events from the Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion. A summary and link to the full edition of the newsletter.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for July 2015

Thu 6 Aug '15, 10:24
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for July 2015

News and events from the Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion. A summary and link to the full edition of the newsletter.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for June 2015

Wed 24 Jun '15, 21:46
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for June 2015

Read the summary or download the full edition of June’s newsletter from the Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion.

Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 27th June 2015

Thu 4 Jun '15, 10:17
By Steve Lee
Wincanton Armed Forces Day – Saturday 27th June 2015

Armed Forces Day events will take place in Wincanton on Saturday 27th June. The aim of the day is to honour the contribution of military personnel, past and present, showing support to, and thanking the men and women who serve.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for May 2015

Wed 27 May '15, 12:50
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for May 2015

The Wincanton branch of the Royal British Legion continues to thrive in the town and through its monthly newsletter, ‘Sandbag’, aims to keep members and the community informed of its activities.

Poppy Appeal 2014 – British Legion is “Overwhelmed” by Local Generosity

Fri 12 Dec '14, 16:05
By Arthur Pickup
Poppy Appeal 2014 – British Legion is “Overwhelmed” by Local Generosity

This year’s Poppy Appeal is now virtually finished. Nearly all of the donations have been counted and banked. The total amount of donations stands at £15,635, for which the British Legion would like to thank everyone.

Remembrance Parade 2014 – Wincanton Pays Tribute VIDEO

Sun 7 Dec '14, 21:20
By Arthur Pickup
Remembrance Parade 2014 – Wincanton Pays Tribute <small style='color: red;'>VIDEO</small>

Remembrancetide this year was very poignant and very well attended, this being the Centenary of the Great War. During the period many wreaths and crosses were laid at graves and memorials throughout our area.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for September 2014

Mon 13 Oct '14, 11:42
By Tony Goddard
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for September 2014

News and stories from the Wincanton and District Branch of the Royal British Legion. Read a summary of the September Newsletter or download the full edition, complete with photographs, in pdf format.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for August 2014

Fri 12 Sep '14, 13:55
By Tony Goddard
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for August 2014

News and stories from the Wincanton and District Branch of the Royal British Legion. Read a summary of the August Newsletter or download the full edition, complete with photographs, in pdf format.

Wincanton Remembers the Crash of Old Faithful

Sun 6 Jul '14, 16:20
By John Baxter with Tony Goddard
Wincanton Remembers the Crash of Old Faithful

In a moving ceremony the people of Wincanton and Bayford met at the Wincanton War Memorial on Sunday 22nd June to pay their respects and remember the sacrifice of the US airmen whose Flying Fortress crashed outside Wincanton.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for May 2014

Wed 11 Jun '14, 13:46
By Tony Goddard
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for May 2014

News and stories from the Wincanton and District branch of the Royal British Legion in their monthly Sandbag newsletter. Read the summary and download the full edition, complete with photos here.

RBL 70th Anniversary Commemoration of Flying Fortress Crash

Fri 6 Jun '14, 16:24
By Tony Goddard
RBL 70th Anniversary Commemoration of Flying Fortress Crash

The crash of an American Flying Fortress has gone down in local folklore and is always commemorated by Wincanton Royal British Legion. The 70th anniversary of the crash will take the form of a Service of Thanksgiving on Sunday 22 June.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for April 2014

Thu 1 May '14, 15:53
By Arthur Pickup
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL Newsletter for April 2014

News and stories from the Wincanton and District Branch of the Royal British Legion. Read a summary of the April Newsletter or download the full edition, complete with photographs, in PDF format.

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