Electrofishing on the Cale, Friday 4th August

Some years ago, the Environment Agency came to survey the Cale’s fish population by electro-fishing, and found it to be extremely low…  four years on, and after a release of 2,500 fish from the EA, they are returning tomorrow to check for improvements, and we expect a much better result. The roach, dace and chub  that were released have seemingly thrived, and the results of this updated survey may help to secure EA funding for additional improvements of the Cale.

The CATCH team will be present with their stand to explain to watchers and passers-by what is going on, and … ...read the rest

4th Annual CATCH Jumble Sale mere weeks away!

A brief reminder to you all that the CATCH jumble sale takes place this year on Saturday April 29th, at Wincanton Memorial Hall beginning at 10am.… ...read the rest

Wincanton Carnival team donates to CATCH

CATCH would like to offer sincere thanks to the organisers behind Wincanton Town Carnival, which has happily returned to the town in recent years.… ...read the rest

4th Annual CATCH Jumble Sale

2017 is peeping round the corner, and with it the CATCH team have started planning for the annual Jumble Sale… ...read the rest

Otter photographed on the Cale

cale otterAlthough we’ve known for two or three years that otters have been living on the river Cale, and they have been sighted in varoius spots including the Wincanton recreation ground, we’ve never been able to secure a really good photograph of one of them – until now.… ...read the rest

Dippers, Chiffchaffs and Egrets, oh my!


The chiffchaff – which has a very distinctive call, but is not often seen in the open.

As March turned into April and the weather starts to improve, river watchers last weekend were able to secure photographs of two birds that have not previously been photographed on the Cale… ...read the rest

3rd CATCH Annual Jumble Sale raises over £600!

CATCH held their third Annual Jumble Sale on Saturday, March 5th 2016, in Wincanton Memorial Hall. … ...read the rest

First Litter Pick of 2016, coming this Sunday

The C.A.T.C.H. team will be carrying out a litter pick along the River Cale in Wincanton on Sunday 21st February 2016...read the rest

3rd Annual CATCH Jumble Sale

It’s that time of year again … ...read the rest

Cale Kingfisher on Display

This weekend, our resident kingfisher in the Recreation Ground put in some noticeable appearances… ...read the rest