CATCH Jumble Sale – 29th April 2017 – Jumble needed

Hi all, please note that we are still asking for Jumble for our upcoming sale and would love a great big turn out for the event. ALL proceeds go back into the town. Please support us. Jumble Sale advert 2017

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Saturday 11th March – Memorial Meadow event

This coming weekend we have an event planned, involving the creation of a natural bench and the planting of a hedgerow.… ...read the rest


Litter pick – Sunday 18th December 2016

 

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The final litter pick of 2016 takes place on Sunday 18th December 2016 and as always, everyone is welcome. We shall meet outside the David Sharp Centre (located at Wincanton Recreation Ground), for 10 am and as usual we aim to finish at 12 noon. Please wear sutiable clothing and footwear for outdoor work and seasonal weather conditions. Children are most welcome but must be accopmpanied and supervised by an adult. At this time of year we have to be particularly mindful of the water level, in the event of heavy rainfall we will look to work away from … ...read the rest


Double Award for C.A.T.C.H.

It is with great pride that the group has received two awards, as we head towards the end of the year, in recognition of everyone’s efforts.… ...read the rest


Hawker’s Bridge Paint

 

 

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Hawkers Bridge which is the road bridge over the river Cale as you enter Wincanton, just by Lidl’s has looked a little unloved for sometime. The paint was flaking and the guys and girls at C.A.T.C.H. thought that we approach the town council to explore the idea of C.A.T.C.H. leading a voluntary group to sand down and re-paint the bridge as it was felt that it didn’t present a very good image for the town for anyone visiting and an eyesore for anyone from town who has to pass it. C.A.T.C.H. were aware that such a project could ...read the rest

Litter pick – Sunday 5th June 2016

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Our next litter pick will be on Sunday 5th June 2016 from 10am until 12 noon approx. Everyone is welcome but we would ask that all children are supervised by an adult. Suitable clothing is strongly recommended for light outdoor work. Gloves, litter pickers and high vis bibs are provided. We will be meeting at the David Sharp Centre which is located at the Wincanton Recreation Ground next to the town cemetery. Cake and hot drinks free for all volunteers. If you’d like to know more please call C.A.T.C.H. on 07597 127187 or message us via our facebook page.

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C.A.T.C.H. Promotion Boards

The new C.A.T.C.H. information boards have now arrived and will be a great help in promoting future events.

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C.A.T.C.H. Events for 2016 – ‘Dates for your Diary’

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  • Sunday 21st February – Litter Pick
  • Saturday 5th March – C.A.T.C.H. Jumble Sale
  • Sunday 5th June – Litter Pick
  • Sunday 4th Septmeber – Litter Pick
  • Sunday 18th December – Litter Pick
  • Sunday 19th June – C.A.T.C.H.  stand at Evershott Country Fair
  • Sunday 24th July – Balsam Bashing (Himalayan Balsam removal)
  • Tuesday 4th May – C.A.T.C.H. talk for Somerset Wildlife Trust at Caryford Hall
  • Friday 18th March – C.A.T.C.H. talk for the Wincanton Historical Society

Details of all these events will be displayed on our facebook page ‘River Cale Clean Up – CATCH’, alternatively you can call C.A.T.C.H. on 07597 … ...read the rest


C.A.T.C.H. Litter pick – Sunday 20th December 2015

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The C.A.T.C.H. team will be carrying out a litter pick along the River Cale in Wincanton on Sunday 20th December 2015 from 10 am until 12 noon appproximately. All members of the community are invited to join in. All you will need is suitable outdoor clothing and footwear and C.A.T.C.H. will provide all other equipment. Families are most welcome but we would ask that all children are accompanied by an adult. In the event of bad weather or/and high water levels the plan may be altered accordingly but we will keep you updated via this post. Hot drinks and cake … ...read the rest


Wincanton Annual Community Award 2015

It was with great pride that on Saturday 14th November 2015 representatives from C.A.T.C.H. attended a Civic Reception at Wincanton Town Hall.… ...read the rest