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The Cinnamon Trust Needs Volunteers in the Wincanton Area

Tue 19 Apr '16, 07:43
By Sally Collins
The Cinnamon Trust Needs Volunteers in the Wincanton Area

The Cinnamon Trust urgently needs dog-walking volunteers to help a resident of Wincanton and Billy, their adorable 3-year-old Bichon Frise, who would love to go for a good walk. Can you help this or other residents with their pets?

Ploughing Match at Lower Zeals to Raise Money for Charity

Fri 19 Feb '16, 13:39
By Lorna Allen
Ploughing Match at Lower Zeals to Raise Money for Charity

A group of local people in Charlton Musgrove and Gillingham are working hard to prepare for a charitable ploughing match. The match is to be held on Sunday 6th March between 10.00am and 2.00pm at Lower Zeals, near Mere.

Big Balsam Quiz at The Nog Inn – Thursday 25th February

Thu 18 Feb '16, 12:30
By Abbie Castle
Big Balsam Quiz at The Nog Inn – Thursday 25th February

Wincanton Marathon Man, Berry Bernsen, is holding a Quiz Night at the Nog Inn to help him reach his £1,500 fundraising target. Book a table with friends to make a night of it. Entry includes a bowl of chilli!

Light Up A Life - A Service to Remember Our Loved Ones

Sun 6 Dec '15, 13:38
By Richard D'Arcy
Light Up A Life - A Service to Remember Our Loved Ones

St. Margaret's Hospice will be holding a Light Up a Life service in the Parish Church, Wincanton on Saturday 12th December. This is an opportunity to reflect together, remembering family and friends who have illuminated our lives.

Wincanton Racecourse to Host First Ever Side-Saddle Charity Flat Race

Fri 2 Oct '15, 15:01
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse to Host First Ever Side-Saddle Charity Flat Race

On Sunday 25th October Wincanton will stage the first ever side-saddle charity flat race on a British racecourse in celebration of the Somerset track’s two season association with the Southern Spinal Injuries Trust.

Horsington Open Tees Off for Another Year

Thu 17 Sep '15, 08:11
By Richard Gaunt
Horsington Open Tees Off for Another Year

Horsington Open Charity Golf competition is now in its third year. Open to all comers, it takes place on Friday October 23rd at Henstridge Golf Club. Enter at the Half Moon, Horsington, or the White Horse, South Cheriton.

Country House Car Boot Sale at Yarlington House

Wed 9 Sep '15, 07:01
By Veronica Goodenough
Country House Car Boot Sale at Yarlington House

You are invited to The Country House Car Boot Sale on Sunday 13th September 2015, 9.00am to 2.30pm at Yarlington House, with profits going to Somerset Sight, helping visually impaired people in Somerset.

Sponsored Swim for Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Tue 4 Aug '15, 15:18
By Derek Hudson
Sponsored Swim for Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

On Sunday 13th September there will be a sponsored swim at the Wincanton Sports Centre swimming pool in aid of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue – Cream Tea Afternoon

Fri 17 Jul '15, 22:31
By Meghan Foxgold
Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue – Cream Tea Afternoon

Help Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue raise funds for the many animals they care for by joining them for a cream tea afternoon, with live music, stalls and a raffle, on Saturday 18th July.

10 Year Old Tempest Cuts Hair for Winky Kicks Cancer

Tue 30 Jun '15, 13:01
By Kirsten Hearne
10 Year Old Tempest Cuts Hair for Winky Kicks Cancer

Ten year old Tempest will have her locks cut off next week to raise money for Winky Kicks Cancer. Her hair will then be donated to the Little Princess Trust to make wigs for children suffering hair loss through cancer treatment.

The Wrong Way Back Bike Rally Picnic – Sunday 12th July

Sun 28 Jun '15, 17:22
By Nicola Spinney
The Wrong Way Back Bike Rally Picnic – Sunday 12th July

On Your Bike! Or anything with wheels. Have some fun in the sun and bring a picnic down to Wincanton Recreation Ground on Sunday 12th July. This charity event is for great causes organised by ‘The Wrong Way Back.’

Local Ploughing Match Raises Over £1300 for Charity

Fri 24 Apr '15, 12:35
By Lorna Allen
Local Ploughing Match Raises Over £1300 for Charity

A group of local people, who live in Charlton Musgrove and Gillingham, organised a charitable ploughing match on Easter Sunday at Lower Zeals near Mere, and raised the amazing sum of £1300.

You Just Can’t Stop a Good Fund-Raiser

Tue 21 Apr '15, 12:50
By John Smith
You Just Can’t Stop a Good Fund-Raiser

Sue Bradder of Rodgrove is the consummate fund-raiser, having raised £13,000 over the last eight years for a small local charity in Kwa Zulu, Natal, South Africa.

Racecourse Announces Two-Season Association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Fri 17 Apr '15, 15:44
By Hannah Walker
Racecourse Announces Two-Season Association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Wincanton Racecourse has revealed their new regional charity initiative that sees a two-season association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust (SSIT).

Charitable Ploughing Match on Easter Sunday

Mon 23 Mar '15, 17:06
By Lorna Allen
Charitable Ploughing Match on Easter Sunday

A group of local people, who live in Charlton Musgrove and Gillingham, are working hard preparing for a charitable ploughing match to be held on Easter Sunday (5th April) between 10.00am – 2.00pm at Lower Zeals, near Mere.

1000 Techniques for Evie

Thu 12 Mar '15, 18:22
By Paul Hacker
1000 Techniques for Evie

Karate students from The Honbu in Wincanton are preparing to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity on Sunday 22nd March by performing 1000 Techniques each.

Showtime – A Live Variety Charity Performance in Wincanton

Tue 3 Mar '15, 17:36
By Sean Corney
Showtime – A Live Variety Charity Performance in Wincanton

Showtime – a live variety charity performance, takes place at Wincanton Memorial Hall on Saturday 28th March 2015 in aid of The Children’s Hospital Charity. The show will feature great local acts and performers. Tickets are on sale now.

Wincanton Runner Turns the Tables for Retired Greyhounds

Wed 25 Feb '15, 18:53
By John Smith
Wincanton Runner Turns the Tables for Retired Greyhounds

Wincanton resident Shaun Andrews is turning the tables on greyhound racing to raise money to help the breed. He’ll be doing the running at the Bath Half Marathon on 1st March while the greyhounds look on.

Race Night Fundraiser for the Balsam Centre

Mon 16 Feb '15, 18:20
By Lynn Ward
Race Night Fundraiser for the Balsam Centre

Get a group of friends together and join the Balsam Centre as they host an evening of entertainment with their Race Night fundraiser on Friday 27th Feburary at Wincanton Memorial Hall.

Brue Valley Rotary Club Charity Concert on 12th February

Sat 31 Jan '15, 15:49
By Andrew de Mora
Brue Valley Rotary Club Charity Concert on 12th February

King Arthur’s School, Wincanton has kindly provided the venue for a fund-raising Concert organised by Brue Valley Rotary Club to help a project to support young adults who have grown up in Bulgarian children’s homes.

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