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Health Centre Management Will Attend Monday's Town Council Meeting

Thu 18 Jun '15, 12:19
By John Smith
Health Centre Management Will Attend Monday's Town Council Meeting

Following concerns over the quality of local health services, representatives of Wincanton Health Centre will be present for 30 minutes prior to the start of the next Wincanton Town Council meeting, on Monday 22nd June, to discuss these concerns with Councillors.

Election Day 2015 Results

Fri 8 May '15, 20:13
By John Smith
Election Day 2015 Results

A full round up of local General Election results at Town, District and Parliamentary levels, plus a summary of a fascinating day in national politics. At the Memorial Hall voters arrived steadily throughout the day, right up to 10.00pm.

Helen Smith - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

Wed 6 May '15, 14:14
By Helen Smith
Helen Smith - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

A resident of Wincanton for 25 years, I am the owner of ImageCakes; I have been a magistrate for 16 years; I chair the Blackmore Vale Businesses (BVB) group. I feel passionately about our town. It is my strong belief that many small steps can be taken to return this town to one we can once again all be proud of.

Mark Cook - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

Mon 4 May '15, 20:19
By Mark Cook
Mark Cook - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

I have lived locally all of my life, 15 years of which have been spent in Wincanton. I attended both Wincanton Primary School and King Arthurs Community School. I have served on Wincanton Town Council for two years. I believe that I bring a younger person’s common sense view to the council.

Howard Ellard - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

Mon 4 May '15, 17:07
By Howard Ellard
Howard Ellard - Candidate for Wincanton Town Council

I have been a Town Councillor since I was co-opted last September. I put myself forward as I felt it was time to give something back to the community. I would be privileged to be elected Town Councillor for another term.

Wincanton Gets a 2015 Town Council Election

Thu 16 Apr '15, 15:49
By Dave Smith
Wincanton Gets a 2015 Town Council Election

With the registration deadline now passed, it has been announced that there are enough candidates for a full Wincanton Town Council election. Here’s the final list, with a little bit of history thrown in.

Wincanton Trader & UKIP Candidate Mark Vallance Stands for Election

Tue 14 Apr '15, 12:56
By Mark Vallance
Wincanton Trader & UKIP Candidate Mark Vallance Stands for Election

Views from UKIP candidate Mark Vallance, who is standing for South Somerset District Council in the forthcoming elections.

I Might Run for Town Councillor. Who’s With Me?

Mon 30 Mar '15, 17:30
By Dave Smith
I Might Run for Town Councillor. Who’s With Me?

I’m seriously considering running for Town Councillor this year. But it’s a little daunting and I’d feel better if other people stepped up with me so I’m not the only new guy. There's only ten days left for applications, though...

Wincanton's Parliamentary, District and Town Council Hustings

Mon 23 Mar '15, 18:19
By John Smith
Wincanton's Parliamentary, District and Town Council Hustings

Wincanton Chamber of Commerce is organising two election hustings in April to help you decide who to vote for. You are invited to submit questions for the candidates.

Town Council Surgeries & Election Hustings in Wincanton

Mon 9 Feb '15, 11:37
By John Smith
Town Council Surgeries & Election Hustings in Wincanton

Saturday Surgeries, started by Wincanton Town Council last autumn, have now begun a new series of Surgeries for 2015 to hear residents’ views. Additionally, prospective candidates for both Town and District Councils will attend a Hustings in April.

Town Council Calls Extraordinary Meeting over SSDC Planning Decision

Wed 21 Jan '15, 21:37
By John Smith
Town Council Calls Extraordinary Meeting over SSDC Planning Decision

Wincanton Town Council called an extraordinary meeting to discuss the SSDC decision to allow temporary access over the Memorial Car Park to the rear of The Dolphin Hotel.

Wincanton 'People Power' Shuts Down Dancing Lane Building Plans

Wed 7 Jan '15, 14:23
By John Smith
Wincanton 'People Power' Shuts Down Dancing Lane Building Plans

A District Council Area East meeting on Wednesday 10th December 2014, to include a planning application for new homes near Dancing Lane, was attended at Churchfields by local residents and "Wincanton in Crisis" protesters.

Your Town Council Wants to Talk to You!

Fri 14 Nov '14, 19:26
By John Smith
Your Town Council Wants to Talk to You!

Wincanton Town Council has set up a regular surgery to give you an easy way to talk to them and share your views about Wincanton. This is your chance to submit suggestions about how you want to see your community develop.

Town Council Grants - Applications for 2015 Now Available

Mon 20 Oct '14, 12:29
By John Smith
Town Council Grants - Applications for 2015 Now Available

Every year the Town Council accepts applications for grant funding from local charities and voluntary organisations. They are now looking for applications for the 2015 awards.

Election or Co-option? That is the question

Sat 6 Sep '14, 15:23
By John Smith
Election or Co-option? That is the question

On Monday 8th September Town Council meetings resume in Wincanton after the summer break. Following recent resignations they are looking to fill vancancies.

Councils Clash - Parking Meter Bullet Dodged in Wincanton

Mon 1 Sep '14, 18:08
By John Smith
Councils Clash - Parking Meter Bullet Dodged in Wincanton

A recent altercation between Wincanton Town Council and South Somerset District Council has finally cleared up some of the confusion caused by prior miscommunication that may have lead to the introduction of parking meters in Wincanton. We're now safe for at least three years.

A Summary of the Town Council Meeting on 10th March 2014

Fri 21 Mar '14, 12:18
By John Smith
A Summary of the Town Council Meeting on 10th March 2014

Given the heightened interest in, and concern about the future of car parking charges in Wincanton, the latest meeting of the Town Council on Monday 10th March was eagerly attended in hope of further information.

A Summary of the Town Council Meeting to Discuss Parking

Tue 4 Mar '14, 17:07
By John Smith
A Summary of the Town Council Meeting to Discuss Parking

On Monday 24th February, residents and business owners attended a meeting of Wincanton Town Council, with particular interest in a discussion about parking in the Town Centre. This is a record, as I understand it, of the options presented.

Parking Meters in Wincanton – The Debate Continues

Sat 22 Feb '14, 17:13
By John Smith
Parking Meters in Wincanton – The Debate Continues

The next Wincanton Town Council meeting this Monday, 24th February will see 'Parking' back on the agenda. Arguments may be put forward in favour of introducing parking meters after all. Come to the meeting and help our Councillors make the right decision!

Notice of Co-Option of a Town Councillor

Wed 15 May '13, 13:19
By Sam Atherton
Notice of Co-Option of a Town Councillor

A casual vacancy has arisen on the Town Council, due to resignation. Since no electors have called for an election, the Council will fill this vacancy by co-option at its meeting on Monday 10th June 2013.

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