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Wincanton's Cale Park now has a measured 1km running route

Mon 3 Dec '18, 19:18
By Dave Smith
Wincanton's Cale Park now has a measured 1km running route

A 1km route has been mapped out which you can walk, jog or run, and it's also suitable for wheelchairs and buggys. There are directional stickers on posts along the route, and a map sign at the start point.

Widow hopes inquest will end two-year wait for answers following husband's death

Fri 23 Nov '18, 17:45
By Andrew Hewitt
Widow hopes inquest will end two-year wait for answers following husband's death

The widow of former police officer Stephen Hartwell Thurman-Newell, 62, who died after suffering an asthma attack, is hoping an upcoming inquest will end her two-year wait for answers regarding his death.

Dancing for absolute beginners at Charlton Musgrove Village Hall

Tue 18 Sep '18, 22:40
By Sara Robinson
Dancing for absolute beginners at Charlton Musgrove Village Hall

As Strictly returns for 2018 and school terms resume, it's time to sign up for new classes again. My Absolute Beginner class this year starts on 25th September at the lovely Charlton Musgrove Village Hall.

A new class to help you “Stay Strong, Stay Steady” is starting in Wincanton

Tue 7 Aug '18, 12:22
By Dianne Ramsay
A new class to help you “Stay Strong, Stay Steady” is starting in Wincanton

If you are worried that sometimes you feel unsteady on your feet, or perhaps you have a family history of osteoporosis or Parkinson’s, you may be interested in a new group that will be starting in Wincanton, in the Memorial Hall.

The Creating Health Roadshow is coming to Wincanton this month

Fri 13 Jul '18, 18:31
By Vicky Sullivan
The Creating Health Roadshow is coming to Wincanton this month

FREE EVENT: Join us for an evening of information and inspiration to help you successfully manage type 2 diabetes, or manage your weight in a healthy and long-lasting way, with an optional Tai Chi class at the end.

Wincanton Community Hospital is recruiting trained nurses

Fri 20 Apr '18, 17:05
By Sophie Sewell
Wincanton Community Hospital is recruiting trained nurses

Wincanton Community Hospital is holding a recruitment event on the 15th May 2018 for trained nurses. This is a fantastic opportunity for newly qualified or experienced nurses to come and see what we can offer.

Open public meeting in Wincanton on changes to the NHS

Sun 15 Apr '18, 19:21
By Dave Smith
Open public meeting in Wincanton on changes to the NHS

Come along to this open public meeting on Monday 16th April to hear about what's planned for the NHS in Somerset. Hear from NHS professionals and campaigners, with ample time for questions and answers.

Wincanton Community Hospital's Christmas Fayre is this Sunday

Fri 24 Nov '17, 23:34
By John Smith
Wincanton Community Hospital's Christmas Fayre is this Sunday

The Friends of Wincanton Community Hospital are holding their 2017 Christmas Fayre on Sunday 26th November. There'll be gifts, crafts, face painting, cakes, a bouncy castle, miniature steam train rides, a BBQ and lots more.

Wincanton Health Centre's second public meeting is on Friday 10th March

Thu 9 Mar '17, 01:19
By John Smith
Wincanton Health Centre's second public meeting is on Friday 10th March

Wincanton Health Centre is holding its second public meeting on Friday 10th March 2017. The meeting will be held in the Wincanton Memorial Hall between 6:30pm and 8pm.

Open Day at Holbrook House Health Club

Tue 14 Feb '17, 08:10
By Colin Walker
Open Day at Holbrook House Health Club

You can experience everything that Holbrook House Health Club membership has to offer for FREE on Saturday 25th February. Activities both in and outdoors, including swimming (children's sessions, too), fitness suite, classes and spa bath.

Wincanton Health and Wellbeing Fair

Thu 8 Sep '16, 14:04
By Julie Woan
Wincanton Health and Wellbeing Fair

Wincanton’s family doctors and practice staff are inviting the people of Wincanton to come along to a Health and Wellbeing Fair this weekend to discover the simple ways they can improve the wellbeing of themselves and their families.

Wincanton Slimming World with Charlie Westcar

Mon 22 Aug '16, 15:32
By Charlie Westcar
Wincanton Slimming World with Charlie Westcar

Local weight-loss success story Charlie Westcar has become a Slimming World Consultant and stepped up to share her knowledge and experience with others, at the helm of Wincanton Slimming World based in the Memorial Hall.

Baby & Child Emergency First Aid Classes

Thu 23 Jun '16, 13:42
By Sue Fisher
Baby & Child Emergency First Aid Classes

Sue is a fully qualified Paediatric First Aid Instructor running small, informal and friendly group classes for parents, grandparents and carer. She covers CPR, choking, bumps, bleeds, breaks, seizures and meningitis awareness – babies are welcome too!

Lose Weight with Thin-canton at the Health Centre

Fri 13 May '16, 16:36
By Chloe Gray
Lose Weight with Thin-canton at the Health Centre

Thin-canton, a free weight loss group, will be running for the second time at Wincanton Health Centre starting on Thursday 19th May for eight weeks. If you would like to join, please come along – we look forward to seeing you!

Side by Side for People with Dementia in Wincanton

Fri 29 Apr '16, 17:04
By Katherine Pratt
Side by Side for People with Dementia in Wincanton

Alzheimer’s Society is seeking volunteers to help people with dementia keep doing the things they love. Side by Side is a free service, making it easier for people to remain active and feel part of their community.

Fitsteps – “Strictly” Inspired Dance Exercise Class at The Honbu

Mon 11 Apr '16, 14:27
By Sara Robinson
Fitsteps – “Strictly” Inspired Dance Exercise Class at The Honbu

The popular ballroom and Latin American dance-based fitness class is coming to The Honbu! Every Friday morning from 10.45am you can improve your fitness in this low to medium impact exercise class, whilst making new friends and having fun.

Clubbercise Classes Now Running at Wincanton Memorial Hall

Wed 30 Mar '16, 09:49
By Kylie James
Clubbercise Classes Now Running at Wincanton Memorial Hall

Clubbercise is the latest fitness class to sweep the nation and is now running at Wincanton’s Memorial Hall. Enjoy dancing in a neon-filled room with glowsticks? Then you'll love this!

PPG Health Promotion Evening on Wednesday 9th March

Wed 2 Mar '16, 16:44
By Nigel Engert
PPG Health Promotion Evening on Wednesday 9th March

Wincanton Health Centre Patient Participation Group (PPG) in association with Health Centre staff have organised a Health Promotion Evening at the Balsam Centre from 7.00-9.00pm on Wednesday 9th March. All welcome!

Blood Donor Appointments are Available in January - Book Yours Now

Fri 8 Jan '16, 14:14
By Harriet Summerhayes
Blood Donor Appointments are Available in January - Book Yours Now

NHS Blood and Transplant are holding a blood donation session on Friday 22nd January at the Memorial Hall, Wincanton. They urge existing and new donors to help them replenish essential stores of blood after the holiday period.

Wincanton Health Centre Invites Feedback at Public Meeting

Fri 21 Aug '15, 07:32
By Nigel Engert
Wincanton Health Centre Invites Feedback at Public Meeting

Wincanton Health Centre is offering patients the chance to ask questions about its services at a Public Meeting on Wednesday 16th September, 6:30pm, at Wincanton Memorial Hall.

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