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Refuse and recycling collections in Wincanton over Easter 2018

Thu 29 Mar '18, 18:21
By Dave Smith
Refuse and recycling collections in Wincanton over Easter 2018

With the Easter holiday upon us, here's some information about refuse and recycling collections in the Wincanton area over the next week. Don't get caught out by all bank holidays changes!

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March & April 2018

Fri 9 Mar '18, 16:40
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for March & April 2018

The Royal British Legion Wincanton Branch monthly magazine. This issue includes “Every One Remembered”, promised information about roads names in Wincanton, The Great Pilgrimage 90 and Remembrance 2018.

Celebrating the Power Of Women

Wed 7 Mar '18, 12:48
By Fanny Charles
Celebrating the Power Of Women

The film Suffragette will be showing in Wincanton Town Hall this evening as part of programme called Power Of Women (POW) created by South Somerset's film project Where West Begins and Lynne Franks.

Wincanton mourns the loss of Geoff Redfearn

Tue 6 Mar '18, 19:30
By John Smith
Wincanton mourns the loss of Geoff Redfearn

The people of Wincanton were shocked late on Thursday 22nd February, when it was announced that Geoff Redfearn, owner of Redfearns café and Thai restaurant, had passed away that day.

Discovering Wincanton Museum

Thu 1 Mar '18, 16:13
By Fanny Charles
Discovering Wincanton Museum

How well do you know Wincanton? This “pleasant town on the Cale” has a long history. This is the first in a monthly series focusing on an exhibit from the museum to tell some of the stories of our town.

Farewell my darling Clementina

Wed 28 Feb '18, 13:25
By John Smith
Farewell my darling Clementina

At the end of 2017, Wincanton residents were saddened to hear that Mrs Pam Cave had passed away. Better known to many as the owner of Clementina, you may not know about her family heritage, and the contribution she and her family made to the town.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for January & February 2018

Tue 13 Feb '18, 17:33
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for January & February 2018

The Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes Wincanton's Remembrance 2017 parade, more about roads named after war heroes of Wincanton and a new permanent memorial in Wincanton.

Carrington House care staff acknowledged for long service

Fri 9 Feb '18, 18:21
By Kim Draper
Carrington House care staff acknowledged for long service

Long-serving staff at Carrington House were recently invited to an event to celebrate their service achievements. An outstanding combined 85 years service was recognised at the event.

Shopping and services in Wincanton over the festive period

Sat 23 Dec '17, 23:38
By John Smith
Shopping and services in Wincanton over the festive period

With Christmas less than a week away we need to remember that the festive season can also result in some disruption to otherwise normal community service time-tables. The following information will hopefully help you to navigate the holiday period.

Wincanton's plans for Remembrance Day 2017

Sat 11 Nov '17, 14:26
By Tony Goddard
Wincanton's plans for Remembrance Day 2017

There will be two ceremonies taking place during Remembrance Sunday in Wincanton this year. The Regimental Remembrance Service for 1 Regiment Army Air Corp, and the traditional Royal British Legion Remembrance Parade.

HRH The Countess of Wessex visited the Balsam Centre last week!

Wed 8 Nov '17, 22:23
By Sue Place
HRH The Countess of Wessex visited the Balsam Centre last week!

The Balsam Centre in Wincanton proudly welcomed Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex on her official visit on Wednesday 1st November.

Old Wincanton - a Museum and History Society talk by John Sansom

Sat 21 Oct '17, 16:40
By John Baxter
Old Wincanton - a Museum and History Society talk by John Sansom

Having spent most of his life working in and around Wincanton, John has accumulated a unique collection of stories about our town and the people who live in it and how in his life-time it has changed.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October & November 2017

Sun 15 Oct '17, 18:46
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for October & November 2017

The Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes Remembrance 2017, 63rd (RN) Division, Wincanton road names and Poppy Appeal 2017.

What is up with banking in Wincanton?

Thu 28 Sep '17, 14:31
By Dave Smith
What is up with banking in Wincanton?

HSBC closed last year, Lloyds closed yesterday, and NatWest is closing next month! Wincanton will have no banks after 10th October, so what are we all to do? Read on for details of all the options, including mobile branch services and what you can do at the Post Office.

Want to volunteer? There's a fair for that

Thu 7 Sep '17, 16:31
By Sue Place
Want to volunteer? There's a fair for that

The Wincanton Volunteering Fair will be taking place tomorrow morning at the Memorial Hall. Turn up and find out all about the local organisations that could benefit from your contribution.

Wincanton and District Cancer Support Group

Wed 6 Sep '17, 20:05
By John Bradley
Wincanton and District Cancer Support Group

The Wincanton and District Cancer Support Group was formed earlier this year and now meets monthly at the Balsam Centre. They're eager to support those affected by cancer, and have activities planned for the rest of the year.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for August & September 2017

Mon 4 Sep '17, 18:32
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for August & September 2017

The August and September 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes the Passchendaele remembrance service in Wincanton, and artwork from a local student.

Wincanton remembers the Battle of Passchendaele VIDEO

Mon 7 Aug '17, 14:39
By Tony Goddard
Wincanton remembers the Battle of Passchendaele <small style='color: blue;'>VIDEO</small>

On Sunday 30th July 2017 Wincanton Royal British Legion commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele with a service of remembrance around the War Memorial in the Memorial Hall grounds. If you missed it, watch a video of the entire service right here.

Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for July & August 2017

Mon 17 Jul '17, 21:04
By Steve Lee
Sandbag – Wincanton RBL newsletter for July & August 2017

The July and August 2017 edition of Sandbag, Wincanton Branch’s monthly magazine for the Royal British Legion. This issue includes Armed Forced Day 2017, 'Old Faithful' Day 2017, and Passchendaele Day 2017.

Wincanton is becoming a dementia-friendly community

Wed 5 Jul '17, 22:49
By Tom Barber
Wincanton is becoming a dementia-friendly community

The Dementia-Friendly Wincanton campaign aims to make our community one in which people living with dementia feel understood, included and confidently able to contribute to community life.

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