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McDonald’s has arrived in Wincanton!

Wed 10 Feb 2021
By McDonald's press release
McDonald’s has arrived in Wincanton!

A brand-new McDonald’s restaurant opened in Wincanton today, 10th February 2021, next door to The Wagtail on Lawrence Hill, creating 65 full and part-time positions for the local community. It's only Drive-Thru for now, but it's open 24 hours.

Message from the Mayor #7 - The Nog Inn

Wed 24 Jun 2020
By Sue Shelbourn-Barrow
Message from the Mayor #7 - The Nog Inn

Will and Amy of The Nog Inn have adapted their business model to meet requests from customers, and they’re looking to the future in our beautiful town. Read on to find out what they've been getting up to during lockdown.

The Wagtail is filling its events and entertainment calendar

Wed 19 Feb 2020
By The Wagtail
The Wagtail is filling its events and entertainment calendar

The Wagtail has been working tirelessly to fill its events and entertainment calendar. There's plenty going on for all ages and tastes, including themed quiz and tribute nights, open-mic and comedy, poker, bingo and more. Read on for inspiration!

Cheese and cider lovers rejoice at Wincanton’s race night on Tuesday 14th May

Wed 8 May 2019
By Lucy Johnson
Cheese and cider lovers rejoice at Wincanton’s race night on Tuesday 14th May

If Cheddar cheese makes you chomp at the bit, or you’re a Stilton stalwart, then Wincanton Racecourse’s Cheese and Cider Night is the night for you. Two of Somerset’s most famous exports; pair them together and it’s a match made in heaven!

Savour the Flavour in Wincanton

Fri 22 Mar 2019
By Dave Smith
Savour the Flavour in Wincanton

On Saturday 30th March 2019, Wincanton will be host to Savour the Flavour, a one-day, town-wide celebration of the highest quality produce, producers and artisan food retailers from South Somerset and the surrounding areas.

Charlton Horethorne welcomes TV chef Lesley Waters

Sun 17 Mar 2019
By Sue Gudgeon
Charlton Horethorne welcomes TV chef Lesley Waters

Lesley has kindly agreed to share her skills to help raise funds for the Village Hall refurbishment. This promises to be a fun occasion with the opportunity to pick up tips from one of the country’s leading chefs.

The first Cheese & Cider Market in Castle Cary

Thu 10 May 2018
By Fanny Charles
The first Cheese & Cider Market in Castle Cary

Celebrate Somerset Day, on Saturday 12th May, with some of the finest produce from this area, at the first Castle Cary Cheese and Cider Market at the Market House in Castle Cary, from 4 to 9pm.

Wincanton mourns the loss of Geoff Redfearn

Tue 6 Mar 2018
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.

The Lovington Bakery is taking orders for Christmas Eve

Wed 20 Dec 2017
By John Smith
The Lovington Bakery is taking orders for Christmas Eve

Going the extra mile this Christmas, The Lovington Bakery will be open for business on Christmas Eve (Sunday 24th) between 8am and 12 noon, but you'll want to pre-order to ensure that you get what you need!

Cheese made in Horsington celebrated at the Great British Cheese Awards

Thu 14 Dec 2017
By Penny Nagle
Cheese made in Horsington celebrated at the Great British Cheese Awards

Feltham’s Farm, makers of Renegade Monk cheese, was recently awarded Runner-Up in the Best Soft Cheese category at the Great British Cheese Awards in London, and Gold at the Global Cheese Awards in Frome!

A Wincanton cake artist will be on Channel 4 on Monday

Fri 8 Dec 2017
By Helen Hermanstein Smith
A Wincanton cake artist will be on Channel 4 on Monday

Wincanton resident Helen Hermanstein Smith, owner of ImageCakes, will be decorating a Christmas cake on Channel 4’s Kirstie’s Homemade Christmas, on Monday 11th December.

First honey show at Castle Cary

Fri 13 Oct 2017
By Fanny Charles
First honey show at Castle Cary

For the first time, South East Somerset Beekeepers will be holding their annual honey show at Castle Cary. There will be honey to try and honey to buy, information and advice on helping and keeping bees and a beekeeping display.

Pizza Palace & Burger Bar now open in Wincanton

Tue 11 Jul 2017
By John Smith
Pizza Palace & Burger Bar now open in Wincanton

Pizza Palace & Burger Bar opened in Wincanton, on Monday 19th June, in the shop that used to be Amin's Indian restaurant. They offer a wide range of pizzas, as well as burgers, sides and kids' meals, and pride themselves in only using fresh ingredients.

Christmas party menu at Truffles

Mon 5 Dec 2016
By Richard Sorapure
Christmas party menu at Truffles

Looking for a Christmas party venue? Consider Truffles in Bruton for lunch or dinner for pre-booked parties till December 24th. Our three course menu is just £26 per person or £13 for children Under 12.

Mill Street Social Club Open to New Members

Mon 27 Jun 2016
By Pete Kniveton
Mill Street Social Club Open to New Members

Mill Street Social Club in Wincanton offers a wide variety of facilities and entertainments. Why not come along and enjoy a drink, company and entertainment in a relaxed, convivial atmosphere?

The Unicorn Wins its Third Cider Pub of the Year Award

Mon 2 May 2016
By John Smith
The Unicorn Wins its Third Cider Pub of the Year Award

The Unicorn Cider House and Kitchen in Bayford has been voted Heart of Wessex ‘Camra Real Cider Pub of the Year’ for the third consecutive year, to the delight of landlords Richard Cummins and his partner Jayne Wallace.

Celebrate Mothering Sunday at Truffles Brasserie on 6th March

Mon 22 Feb 2016
By Richard Sorapure
Celebrate Mothering Sunday at Truffles Brasserie on 6th March

Celebrate Mothering Sunday at Truffles in Bruton with a three-course set menu for just £19.95 per person (£10 for children). Truffles brings you a typical French style Mothering Sunday menu with plenty of choices to suit all tastes.

Freshly Baked Bread & Fantastic Food at the Lemon Tree

Mon 15 Feb 2016
By John Baxter
Freshly Baked Bread & Fantastic Food at the Lemon Tree

With a growing reputation for excellence, Chantal and Alan Wedderburn have been providing us with a wonderful range of freshly baked, hand-made bread, scones, cakes and pies and the tastiest of lunch time sandwiches and snacks prepared on the spot.

New Takeaway Service at Redfearns Thai Restaurant

Tue 2 Feb 2016
By John Smith
New Takeaway Service at Redfearns Thai Restaurant

Geoff Redfearn, chef and owner of Redfearns Café and Thai restaurant has expanded his business to include a takeaway service. The new service is available between 6.30pm and 9.00pm Thursday to Saturday every week.

The Lovington Bakery - A Real Bread Shop for Wincanton

Sat 16 Jan 2016
By John Smith
The Lovington Bakery - A Real Bread Shop for Wincanton

Having worked right up to the last minute to be ready for their opening before Christmas, business for Wincanton’s newest High Street venture, The Lovington Bakery, is brisk and its produce has been heartily received by customers.

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