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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.

Kids' Activity Bus at Wincanton Recreation Ground

Mon 27 Aug '12, 15:21
By Tim Cook
Kids' Activity Bus at Wincanton Recreation Ground

On Tuesday 28th August, the Yarlington Activity Bus will run fun children's activities at Wincanton Recreation Ground's car park. The theme is "Under the Sea". This is also an opportunity for you to consult with SSDC about the play area.

Let's Be Clear On How Town Cash Is Spent

Mon 6 Aug '12, 13:09
By Western Gazette
Let's Be Clear On How Town Cash Is Spent

Wincanton Town Council has written to other market towns over councillors' fears money from the town will be spent in Yeovil. Councillors say they don't want money for community facilities generated from agreements with developers in Wincanton going elsewhere.

SSDC Hosts Area East Community Forum on Tuesday 17th July

Wed 11 Jul '12, 12:43
By Lisa Davis
SSDC Hosts Area East Community Forum on Tuesday 17th July

Do you want help and ideas for your local fund raising or project? To influence and give feedback to local services such as Police, District Council, Fire, Yarlington Homes and the Balsam Centre?

Civil Parking Enforcement in Wincanton

Wed 27 Jun '12, 11:24
By Sam Atherton
Civil Parking Enforcement in Wincanton

I have recently received information regarding on-street parking with regard to civil parking enforcement in Somerset and an update for Town and Parish Councils.

Youngsters to Receive a Mug for the Diamond Jubilee

Mon 14 May '12, 10:41
By Western Gazette
Youngsters to Receive a Mug for the Diamond Jubilee

Special celebration mugs will be handed out free to school children from Wincanton this summer to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. A Town Council jubilee committee was set up earlier this year to decide how to commemorate the event.

Taxpayers' Alliance Action Day Highlights Objections to Parking Charges

Mon 23 Apr '12, 10:52
By Nick Colbert
Taxpayers' Alliance Action Day Highlights Objections to Parking Charges

An action day in Yeovil to show public feeling against the District Council’s increased charges across the District, including Wincanton and Castle Cary, was well supported, with nearly 200 signatures collected in less than an hour.

Is Your Money Being Used to Provide Facilities for Yeovil?

Mon 23 Apr '12, 10:42
By Nick Colbert
Is Your Money Being Used to Provide Facilities for Yeovil?

Wincanton, Castle Cary and Bruton are having their money systematically taken from the area to provide facilities for Yeovil. People have been saying it for years and I am sorry to say it's true and we need to stop it.

District Council Question Time - What Would YOU Like Us to Ask? Updated

Sun 25 Mar '12, 12:17
By Mandy Cochrane
District Council Question Time - What Would YOU Like Us to Ask? <span style='color: red'>Updated</span>

Wincanton Window has been invited to attend a meeting in Yeovil with District Council executives to hear what they’re doing locally and to ask questions of our own. What would YOU like us to ask about?

A District Counsellor's View on SSDC's Annual Budget

Thu 15 Mar '12, 17:11
By Nick Colbert
A District Counsellor's View on SSDC's Annual Budget

South Somerset District Council has just passed their budget to inflict more pain on both the people and businesses in Wincanton and South Somerset.

District Councillor Henry Hobhouse Responds to Nick Colbert's Letter

Sat 10 Mar '12, 12:46
By Henry Hobhouse
District Councillor Henry Hobhouse Responds to Nick Colbert's Letter

District Councillor Henry Hobhouse responds to Councillor Nick Colbert's claims that the parking charges policy of the district council has been "bullying", short on consultation and "Illegal".

Parking Tax - An Open Letter to SSDC Portfolio Holders

Mon 5 Mar '12, 12:52
By Nick Colbert
Parking Tax - An Open Letter to SSDC Portfolio Holders

This open letter has been sent to the portfolio holder Councillors responsible for the car parking charges being inflicted on the peoples of Wincanton and Castle Cary. It has also been sent to Councillor Ric Pallister as the leader of SSDC.

Meeting Dates Set to Discuss Updated Draft Core Strategy

Mon 13 Feb '12, 12:39
By Sally Nash
Meeting Dates Set to Discuss Updated Draft Core Strategy

Work to develop a plan that will shape the district over the next twenty years is continuing, with updated proposals being considered by South Somerset district councillors in the coming months.

Parking Charges in Wincanton - Wincanton Town Council's Proposals

Thu 2 Feb '12, 16:04
By Sam Skirton
Parking Charges in Wincanton - Wincanton Town Council's Proposals

Wincanton Town Council sets out its proposals following negotiations with South Somerset District Council, and last week's vote at a public meeting, to keep car parking free in Wincanton.

David Heath: Parking Charges Are A Threat To Our Traders

Thu 2 Feb '12, 15:40
By David Heath
David Heath: Parking Charges Are A Threat To Our Traders

David Heath speaks about the issues raised by threats of car parking charges in South Somerset market towns like Castle Cary.

Parking Charges - Locals Vote to Increase Town Council Precept

Fri 27 Jan '12, 15:28
By Jane Richmond
Parking Charges - Locals Vote to Increase Town Council Precept

A report of the crowded public meeting in Churchfields which discussed the potential introduction of car parking charges. An overwhelming majority voted in favour of accepting an increase in the precept rate in order to keep the car parks free.

Parking Charges in Wincanton - Urgent Public Meeting Wednesday 25th January

Tue 24 Jan '12, 10:56
By John Smith
Parking Charges in Wincanton - Urgent Public Meeting Wednesday 25th January

If you live, work in, or regularly visit Wincanton, you are invited to a public meeting on 25th January from 4:30pm, to help us stop the introduction of parking charges in our town car parks.

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