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2nd Templecombe Scout Group – Exciting & Fun Activities for Children

Fri 13 Jun 2014
By Alice Macey, Age 11
2nd Templecombe Scout Group – Exciting & Fun Activities for Children

"I am working towards my Public Relations badge for Scouts; one thing I have to do is write a report and get it published." Here is Alice’s account, describing the exciting activities that happen within the 2nd Templecombe Scouts Group.

Youth Club Art Project

Tue 3 Jun 2014
By Sophie Bellars
Youth Club Art Project

Are you 11-18 years old? Free on a Tuesday evening? Come and take part in an art project at the Youth Club over the next four weeks. Learn about the local heroes who died for their country in World War One.

Another Successful Annual Lunch Date for Twinning Association

Thu 20 Feb 2014
By Gill D'Arcy
Another Successful Annual Lunch Date for Twinning Association

Once again it is the time of year when the WLTA (Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association) get together for their annual lunch. This year a record 29 people attended at the David Sharp Centre.

Volunteers Urgently Needed for Companion Club

Fri 13 Dec 2013
By Rebecca Thurgood
Volunteers Urgently Needed for Companion Club

Wincanton Live At Home scheme, which aims to combat loneliness and social isolation in the elderly, urgently need new volunteers for our Tuesday Companions Club, as two of our longstanding volunteers are retiring at Christmas.

Wassailing at Yarlington - A Fun Family Evening

Mon 2 Dec 2013
By Andrew De Mora
Wassailing at Yarlington - A Fun Family Evening

Brue Valley Rotary club is again holding their Wassail event at Yarlington on the 17th January 2014. This is a well attended, free event which allows us to collect much needed funds for Wincanton Hospital and other Rotary charities.

The Best of Brue Valley – Charity Concert at Ansford Academy UPDATED

Mon 11 Nov 2013
By Andrew De Mora
The Best of Brue Valley – Charity Concert at Ansford Academy <span style='color: red;'>UPDATED</span>

Ansford Academy has kindly provided the venue for a fund-raising Concert organised by Brue Valley Rotary Club to help a new project to support young adults who have grown up in Bulgarian Children’s Homes.

Wincanton Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar 2013

Fri 8 Nov 2013
By Arthur Pickup
Wincanton Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar 2013

The 1st Wincanton Scouts Group is holding its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 16th November. So do pop along to the Wincanton Memorial Hall at 10.00am for a coffee and a biscuit, and browse around our many stalls.

Wincanton Youth Club for Teenagers

Tue 22 Oct 2013
By Andrea White
Wincanton Youth Club for Teenagers

Wincanton Town Council has secured funding to deliver a one night a week youth club for young people aged 11 to 19. Somerset Rural Youth Project has transformed The David Sharp Centre into a space now enjoyed by young people on Tuesday evenings, 7-9pm.

A Lively Year for Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association

Thu 3 Oct 2013
By Gill D’Arcy
A Lively Year for Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association

This year so far the Wincanton Twinning Association has had several successful events including our bi-annual trip to Lahnau, our twin town in Germany, an annual lunch and a BBQ.

Wincanton German Twinning Association Bi-Annual Trip 2013

Mon 4 Feb 2013
By Gill D'Arcy
Wincanton German Twinning Association Bi-Annual Trip 2013

This year the Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association are off on their bi-annual trip to Lahnau in Germany. If you're interested in joining the trip please read on.

Brue Valley Rotary Club Will Be Wassailing Again!

Mon 17 Dec 2012
By Penny Underwood
Brue Valley Rotary Club Will Be Wassailing Again!

Join the Brue Valley Rotary Club at the Stags Head Yarlington on Tuesday 17th January for another evening of Wassailing! There's music and dance with Jubilee Morris Men and the traditional Wassail ceremony. It's free and all are welcome.

Brue Valley Rotary Club Raises £800 for Children in Need

Sun 16 Dec 2012
By Penny Underwood
Brue Valley Rotary Club Raises £800 for Children in Need

Brue Valley Rotary Club would like to thank all the diners and people out for a quiet drink in Wincanton, Castle Cary and Bruton on Friday 16th November, who helped us to raise over £800 for Children in Need.

Bruton Flower Club - Brighten Up Your Life!

Wed 26 Sep 2012
By Judy Hayter
Bruton Flower Club - Brighten Up Your Life!

Come and join us at Bruton Flower Club to arrange flowers, have a cup of tea and cake. Learn how to use flowers to brighten up your life, and maybe someone else's.

Wincanton and District Gardeners' Annual Show - Coming Soon

Mon 13 Aug 2012
By Jane Findley
Wincanton and District Gardeners' Annual Show - Coming Soon

Our Annual Show is on Saturday 1st September at the Memorial Hall, Wincanton. We hope you will join us and enter some things for the Show that you have managed to grow, cook, paint, sew or photograph this year!

Brue Valley Rotary Club to Help Three Local Projects

Wed 4 Jul 2012
By Penny Underwood
Brue Valley Rotary Club to Help Three Local Projects

Members of Brue Valley Rotary Club will be standing outside Morrisons, Wincanton on Friday, 13th July to raise money for three projects in our local towns of Bruton, Castle Cary, and Wincanton.

Twinners Needed Urgently!

Tue 3 Jul 2012
By Elaine Rodgers
Twinners Needed Urgently!

Wincanton - Gennnes/Le Rossier Twinning Association urgently needs people to take part in the next Twinning Exchange in August 2012. Please read on if you'd like an enjoyable visit to France.

21 Years of Twinning - Another Successful Visit Achieved

Thu 26 Apr 2012
By Gill D'Arcy
21 Years of Twinning - Another Successful Visit Achieved

Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association has just hosted and entertained 29 guests from the Twin Town of Lahnau. This is the 21st year of the twinning with Lahnau in Germany and another very successful visit.

Wassail Evening Raises £850 for Wincanton Community Hospital

Mon 30 Jan 2012
By Roger Lowe
Wassail Evening Raises £850 for Wincanton Community Hospital

Brue Valley Rotary Club successfully revived an ancient tradition and, in doing so, raised the grand sum of £850 for Wincanton Community Hospital.

Wassail at Yarlington

Thu 12 Jan 2012
By Roger Lowe
Wassail at Yarlington

Come and take part in a Wassail celebration to encourage our local apple orchards to produce a plentiful harvest later in the year and raise money for Wincanton Community Hospital.

Grab a Bargain at the Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar

Tue 29 Nov 2011
By Arthur Pickup
Grab a Bargain at the Scouts Group Christmas Bazaar

The 1st Wincanton Scouts Group is holding their Christmas Bazaar on Saturday 3rd December. Come along to the Wincanton Memorial Hall at 10.00am and grab a bargain. Or just pop in for a quiet coffee and a biscuit.

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