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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.

Wincanton Young Farmers Club New Members Evening

Thu 10 Nov 2011
By Rich Wareham
Wincanton Young Farmers Club New Members Evening

Wincanton Young Farmers Club are holding a new members evening on 15th November at Maddocks Pavilion, Wincanton Sports Ground. They have a great social life and you don't even have to be a farmer!

Wincanton Scout and Guide Show 2011

Thu 20 Oct 2011
By Jill Morris
Wincanton Scout and Guide Show 2011

Come and join us for an evening of variety and laughter, from 26th to 28th October. The cast of young and not-so-young aged from five to over eighty will entertain you with songs, dance and sketches.

Charlton Croquet Club Gala Dinner

Wed 12 Oct 2011
By Keith Gudgen
Charlton Croquet Club Gala Dinner

In order to improve the Charlton Croquet Club's ground and facilities, a fund-raising campaign has been launched and, as part of this initiative, a fantastic Gala Dinner is being held on Friday 14th October at Charlton Horethorne Village Hall.

Wincanton Twinners Home and Away

Thu 6 Oct 2011
By Elaine Rodgers
Wincanton Twinners Home and Away

A summary of the Wincanton, Gennes/les Rossier Twinning for 2010/11. A great time had by all both in France and here in Wincanton.

Wincanton Young Farmers Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot

Tue 21 Jun 2011
By Rob Wareham
Wincanton Young Farmers Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot

Wincanton Young Farmers Charity Clay Pigeon Shoot took place on 12th June at Maperton, near Wincanton and raised over £1,000 for the Royal United Hospital Bath Intensive Care Unit.

South Somerset Humanists

Fri 20 May 2011
By Derek Hudson, John Baxter
South Somerset Humanists

If you enjoy challenging and interesting talks followed by lively discussion and a good pub lunch, you will find the South Somerset Humanists a convivial group. Come along and see.

Brue Valley Rotary Club Celebrates its Success

Sat 5 Mar 2011
By Roger Lowe
Brue Valley Rotary Club Celebrates its Success

After a year of fund-raising activities in the local area to generate interest in the formation of a new Rotary Club, the founder members were joined by Rotarians from across the south west of England to celebrate receiving their charter.

WLTA Annual Lunch is Another Great Success

Wed 16 Feb 2011
By Gill D'Arcy
WLTA Annual Lunch is Another Great Success

On Sunday the Wincanton Lahnau Twinning Association once again held its Annual Lunch in the David Sharp Centre, where a good time was had by all and funds raised to help keep the Association running.

Local Girl Returns to Wincanton for Horticultural Talk

Fri 28 Jan 2011
By Elaine Rodgers
Local Girl Returns to Wincanton for Horticultural Talk

Local girl Adele Rodgers, currently studying for a BSc Hons degree in Horticulture with Business Management, is returning to Wincanton on Friday 4th February to present a talk and slide show entitled "A Student at Chelsea".

Brue Valley Rotary Club Plant Crocuses in Local Towns.

Mon 11 Oct 2010
By Roger Lowe
Brue Valley Rotary Club Plant Crocuses in Local Towns.

Members of the Brue Valley (Provisional) Rotary Club and friends joined other Rotary Clubs across the country in planting crocus corms in our local towns on Saturday 2nd October.

Horticulture and Friendliness - Reasons to Join Wincanton Gardeners Association

Sat 11 Sep 2010
By Jane Findley
Horticulture and Friendliness - Reasons to Join Wincanton Gardeners Association

Jane Findley, Gardeners' Association Secretary, writes about their interesting programme and the benefits of membership.

Great Turnout of All Ages at Gardeners' Show

Tue 7 Sep 2010
By John Baxter
Great Turnout of All Ages at Gardeners' Show

The Memorial Hall was filled with Wincantonians and friends on Saturday afternoon 4th September for Wincanton & District Gardeners' Association 55th Annual Flower, Vegetable, Produce & Craft Show.

WLTA Twinning Week Once Again a Great Success

Mon 26 Apr 2010
By Gill D'Arcy
WLTA Twinning Week Once Again a Great Success

WLTA has once again had a very successful week that was enjoyed by all who hosted or visited. A very varied programme was arranged with many trips out to the coast, historical places and shopping destinations.

New Rotary Club for the Bruton, Castle Cary, Wincanton Area

Wed 14 Apr 2010
By Roger Lowe
New Rotary Club for the Bruton, Castle Cary, Wincanton Area

A new Rotary Club is being formed covering the towns of Bruton, Castle Cary, Wincanton and surrounding areas.

Twinning Week in Lahnau 2nd - 9th August

Thu 1 Jan 1970
By Gill D'Arcy
Twinning Week in Lahnau 2nd - 9th August

Have you ever thought how much nicer and more interesting a holiday abroad could be if you had a chance to get to know local people and see how they live?

Wincanton Gardeners Visit Highgrove

Thu 1 Jan 1970
By June Spencer
Wincanton Gardeners Visit Highgrove

Recently members of the Wincanton Gardeners Club filled a coach for a visit to the Price of Wales' Garden at Highgrove. June Spencer describes her day.

Host Family for German Visitors Urgently Needed

Thu 1 Jan 1970
By Gill D'Arcy
Host Family for German Visitors Urgently Needed

Our Friends from Lahnau are arriving in Wincanton on 2nd April. We are a host family short - can you help?

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