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Another step forward for SSDC's Wincanton Town Centre Strategy

Thu 18 Jul '19, 16:30
By South Somerset District Council
Another step forward for SSDC's Wincanton Town Centre Strategy

Following public consultation earlier in the year, at its meeting last week, South Somerset District Council’s Area East Committee approved amendments to the Wincanton Town Centre Strategy as a direct result of community concerns.

Savour the Flavour in Wincanton

Fri 22 Mar '19, 23:18
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.

Wincanton Chamber invites businesses and orgs to Town Centre Strategy talk tonight

Wed 13 Mar '19, 14:01
By Wincanton Chamber
Wincanton Chamber invites businesses and orgs to Town Centre Strategy talk tonight

This month's Chamber talk is on SSDC's Town Centre Strategy. Pam Williams, Economy Specialist at the SSDC, will be talking us though the proposals currently in public consultation. This meeting is open to all businesses and organisations, not just members.

Wincanton Town Centre Strategy draft is now available for public consultation

Tue 15 Jan '19, 18:37
By Dave Smith
Wincanton Town Centre Strategy draft is now available for public consultation

SSDC's draft plan to regenerate Wincanton's town centre has been made available for public consultation. You can check it out here, or see it in person and ask questions at Wincanton Memorial Hall this Friday and Saturday, 18th-19th Janurary.

SSDC Approves Local Grants

Mon 1 Feb '16, 21:20
By SSDC
SSDC Approves Local Grants

South Somerset District Council has recently approved almost £300k of local community grants, including a significant contribution to Wincanton Town Council's Cale Park refurbishment.

District Councillor Proposes a Motion to Help Local Families Stay Together

Thu 17 Dec '15, 19:23
By Nick Colbert
District Councillor Proposes a Motion to Help Local Families Stay Together

District Councillor Nick Colbert puts forward a motion to help families get more recognition for their local connections so they stand a better chance of being housed in the town, getting vital support from family and friends.

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.

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?

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.

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.

Prompt Action Reassures Wincanton Community

Fri 2 Dec '11, 18:11
By Sally Nash
Prompt Action Reassures Wincanton Community

Community Safety issues such as anti-social behaviour, vandalism, criminal damage and speeding continue to be a concern for local communities. The Area East Community Safety Action Panel met on the 8th of November as part of their programme to identify and prioritise these local community safety issues and work with the affected communities to resolve them.

More Time Agreed To Develop The Plan For South Somerset

Fri 21 Oct '11, 12:33
By Dawn Haydon
More Time Agreed To Develop The Plan For South Somerset

South Somerset District Council has agreed to allow more time to develop a plan that will shape the district up until 2028.

New Barns - A Slow-Motion Catastrophe?

Fri 16 Sep '11, 16:43
By John Baxter and Nick Colbert
New Barns - A Slow-Motion Catastrophe?

Do the problems facing the New Barns and the Wimpy estates and the new developments in Wincanton at Lawrence Hill reveal we have a flawed and dysfunctional system of local government? Do we have a system where no-one sees the whole picture or accepts overall responsibility for the awful mess that is being allowed to develop here?

First Impressions of a New District Councillor

Tue 21 Jun '11, 13:18
By Nick Colbert
First Impressions of a New District Councillor

Following the excitement of the recent District Council elections on the 5th May and my election, I was invited to an introduction to South Somerset District Council at its offices in Brympton Way in Yeovil.

South Somerset District Council's Civic Roles Chosen

Thu 26 May '11, 11:30
By Dawn Haydon
South Somerset District Council's Civic Roles Chosen

New civic roles and responsibilities at South Somerset District following the May elections were chosen at the annual Meeting of the Council on 19th May.

Still Time to Sign Up to Doorstep Garden Waste Collections

Wed 18 May '11, 17:01
By Dawn Haydon
Still Time to Sign Up to Doorstep Garden Waste Collections

Green-fingered residents of South Somerset still have time to sign up for doorstep garden waste collections this year and for the first time they can now subscribe online.

A Big Thank You from Nick Colbert & Colin Winder

Fri 13 May '11, 15:50
By Nick Colbert
A Big Thank You from Nick Colbert & Colin Winder

Following the 5th May 2011 District Council elections Colin Winder and I would like to say a big thank you to all those Wincanton people who voted for us.

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