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Christmas Party Day at Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 1 Dec '15, 12:34
By Katherine Dalgety
Christmas Party Day at Wincanton Racecourse

On Thursday 3rd December Wincanton Racecourse hosts its Christmas Party Day, the perfect opportunity to celebrate the festive season with a day at the races. Choral music will greet and entertain you as you shop at over 20 trade stands.

The Honbu’s Seventh Birthday Celebrations Are a Big Hit

Fri 16 Oct '15, 20:25
By Paul Hacker
The Honbu’s Seventh Birthday Celebrations Are a Big Hit

The Honbu, Wincanton Karate Club’s full-time training centre, recently celebrated its 7th birthday and received four new RDX kick bags, courtesy of Steve Lafferty from ALS Technologies.

Wincanton Racecourse to Host First Ever Side-Saddle Charity Flat Race

Fri 2 Oct '15, 15:01
By Hannah Walker
Wincanton Racecourse to Host First Ever Side-Saddle Charity Flat Race

On Sunday 25th October Wincanton will stage the first ever side-saddle charity flat race on a British racecourse in celebration of the Somerset track’s two season association with the Southern Spinal Injuries Trust.

The Fine Food Company Sponsors Yeovil Town Ladies Under 14s

Fri 18 Sep '15, 17:53
By Lorna Allen
The Fine Food Company Sponsors Yeovil Town Ladies Under 14s

The Fine Food Company in Wincanton is pleased to announce that they are sponsoring the Yeovil Town Football Club Ladies Under 14s football team. They feature on the back of the team’s half zip training and match day jumpers.

Horsington Open Tees Off for Another Year

Thu 17 Sep '15, 08:11
By Richard Gaunt
Horsington Open Tees Off for Another Year

Horsington Open Charity Golf competition is now in its third year. Open to all comers, it takes place on Friday October 23rd at Henstridge Golf Club. Enter at the Half Moon, Horsington, or the White Horse, South Cheriton.

Hopkins Scores Main Sponsor Deal for Wincanton Town Football Club

Wed 6 May '15, 11:44
By Laura Cornick
Hopkins Scores Main Sponsor Deal for Wincanton Town Football Club

Not only is it a great excuse for some of our old boys, whose sporting days are over, to get involved with the club, but as a local, family-owned and run business, it is really important to all of the team here at Hopkins to support our local community.

Racecourse Announces Two-Season Association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Fri 17 Apr '15, 15:44
By Hannah Walker
Racecourse Announces Two-Season Association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust

Wincanton Racecourse has revealed their new regional charity initiative that sees a two-season association with Southern Spinal Injuries Trust (SSIT).

The Fine Food Company sponsors Wincanton Town Football Club

Mon 16 Mar '15, 10:51
By Lorna Allen
The Fine Food Company sponsors Wincanton Town Football Club

The Fine Food Company in Wincanton, whose Managing Director is an avid football fan, is pleased to announce that they are once again sponsoring the Wincanton Town Football Club away kit.

1000 Techniques for Evie

Thu 12 Mar '15, 18:22
By Paul Hacker
1000 Techniques for Evie

Karate students from The Honbu in Wincanton are preparing to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity on Sunday 22nd March by performing 1000 Techniques each.

Five-Star Panel for Wincanton’s Cheltenham Festival Preview

Thu 26 Feb '15, 18:13
By Hannah Walker
Five-Star Panel for Wincanton’s Cheltenham Festival Preview

With final preparations for the iconic Cheltenham Festival (March 10th – 13th) upon us, race-goers can gain first hand insight into an array of Cheltenham Festival contenders at the Wincanton Festival Preview Luncheon on Thursday, March 5th.

New Year, New Kits For Wincanton Town FC Youth

Thu 29 Jan '15, 10:07
By Sean Chapman
New Year, New Kits For Wincanton Town FC Youth

Wincanton Town FC (Youth Section) has started 2015 with five of our teams having new kits, which have been kindly donated by local businesses.

A Family of Karate Experts

Mon 15 Dec '14, 12:05
By Paul Hacker
A Family of Karate Experts

Emma Gawler of The Honbu in Wincanton recently passed her 3rd Dan Karate Black Belt to join her brother, James and Father, Pat in becoming the first family to gain expert level in Washinkai Karate.

Boxing Day Racing at Wincanton

Sun 14 Dec '14, 15:07
By Hannah Walker
Boxing Day Racing at Wincanton

Racing on Boxing Day at Wincanton Racecourse is one of the most popular social events in the Somerset calendar. Book your own tickets early, as this year promises to be a sell out.

New Chairman for Wincanton Racecourse

Tue 9 Dec '14, 15:13
By Hannah Walker
New Chairman for Wincanton Racecourse

The Jockey Club has announced the appointment of Jo Hepburn as Chairman of its Wincanton Racecourse with effect from 1st January 2015. Also announced is the appointment of Geoff Derham to Wincanton’s racecourse committee from the same date.

Beginners Running Group at Wincanton Sports Ground

Thu 23 Oct '14, 15:53
By Jade Hansford
Beginners Running Group at Wincanton Sports Ground

Do you want to start running, but don’t want to do it alone? Wincanton Sports Ground is starting a beginners running group using our 3-2-1km route. Participants can walk, jog or run the route, doing what make them feels comfortable.

Under Starter’s Orders! Wincanton’s 2015 Racing Season Starts Soon!

Wed 15 Oct '14, 21:33
By Hannah Walker
Under Starter’s Orders! Wincanton’s 2015 Racing Season Starts Soon!

To celebrate the return of racing to Wincanton on Thursday 16th October after its annual four-month break, race-goers will be treated to a parade of racehorses, featuring some of the West Country’s finest stars.

Disability Football Sessions are a Huge Success

Fri 10 Oct '14, 09:57
By Jade Hansford
Disability Football Sessions are a Huge Success

Back in March, Wincanton Sports Ground was fortunate enough to receive funding from the Somerset FA to set up football sessions for adults with disabilities. With the winter months approaching, unfortunately the sessions have now finished for the year.

Busy Summer Holiday at Pevlings Farm Riding Stables

Fri 3 Oct '14, 14:56
By Alison Tytheridge
Busy Summer Holiday at Pevlings Farm Riding Stables

Over 100 foreign students came to ride with us during the summer holidays, but there was a still lot to do for our regulars. Fun Days, Helpers Club and Pony Club, butterfly-catching and pony shows all contributed to summer fun.

Wincanton Town FC Under 14s Win in New Kit

Mon 29 Sep '14, 16:50
By Sean Chapman
Wincanton Town FC Under 14s Win in New Kit

Wincanton Town FC (Youth Section) Under 14s got off to a winning start to their season in a new kit supplied by sponsors J Bailey and Sons Ltd.

Car Treasure Hunt with Hog Roast & Live Music

Tue 16 Sep '14, 14:59
By Russell Field
Car Treasure Hunt with Hog Roast & Live Music

Wincanton Tennis Club is raising funds for the resurfacing of their courts. They have organized a Family Fun Car Treasure Hunt on Saturday 4th October, followed by a hog roast and live music at Wincanton Sports Ground.

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