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Community Notices

To see your community events and notices posted on our website contact the Town Council offices: clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org

Community Notices can also be posted in the Community Notice Boards around the town:

The Triangular Notice Board located on the Esplanade - There are 2 sides for community notices, the Market House Museum side for A4 Annual/Seasonal events calendars, and the Esplanade side for A5 Single Events

The Swain Street Notice Board located at the Swain Street entrance to the Car Park - For A5 Single Event notices

The Mineral Yard Notice Board located at the entrance to the Mineral Yard Car Park - For A5 Single Event notices

Watchet Town Council reserve the right to amend notices that do not fit this criteria

 

COMMUNITY NOTICE BOARD 2018

 

NOTICE TO ALL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND CHARITIES!

We are designing a new website, and we would like to make you part of it. If you are interested in having your Community Group or Charity advertised on our website, with a link to your information please contact Jo or Harriet on 01984 633344 or email clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org for further information.

 

WEST SOMERSET WASTE PARTNERSHIP

EASTER, MAY & AUGUST 2018 RECYCLING & REFUSE COLLECTIONS. Click here for collection date changes.

 

WATCHET COMMUNITY CENTRE

Watchet Community Centre is available to hire for one-off events such as parties and meetings, and is also available for regular bookings! Click here for more information on the Centre and also hire costs etc.

SUMMER PROGRAMME 2018

We are very pleased to announce this years SUMMER PROGRAMME to be held throughout the Summer holidays at WATCHET COMMUNITY CENTRE. This year we are running:

The Café: An open/drop-in session where families & friends can meet and enjoy a drink, share a snack, play with the soft play toys and other activities. Hot & Cold drinks and tuck available. Other refreshments - BYO welcome. Free of charge & no booking necessary.

Multi-Sports: Hosted by Jon Reed. More information & Booking through Watchet Town Council. £1/child booking essential, limited spaces.

Premier Sports: Nerf Wars & Other activities. More information & Booking through Watchet Town Council. £1/child booking essential, limited spaces.

Click Here for more information on dates

 

WATCHET SUMMERTIME EVENT 2018

Watchet Summertime 11 August 2018 - 18 August 2018 - EVENTS GUIDE

Friday 17 August 2018 - as part of Watchet Summertime, is the Watchet Town Council's Fun Day!! Come along to the Esplanade from 12noon till 5pm for lots of free fun/entertainment and FREE POPCORN & CANDYFLOSS! Click Here for Programme of events

 

WATCHET VISITOR CENTRE

Watchet Visitor Centre offer specialist Walking Tours, Fossil Walks and fantastic Fishing trips! Book at the Visitor Centre. Click here for Walking Tour dates in August 2018.

 

WATCHET CINEMA

Watchet Cinema presents in association with Watchet Summertime presents GREASE Outdoors on the Esplanade Thursday 16th August, film starts at 9pm. Admission is FREE! Limited seating so bring your own from 7.30pm onwards. Click here for flyer.

Watchet Cinema presents WALK LIKE A PANTHER (12a) at Knights Templar School on Friday 24 August 2018 at 7pm, doors open from 6.30pm. Tickets £4 per person on the door (booking recommended). Click Here for flyer.

 

WEST SOMERSET MINERAL LINE ASSOCIATION

Bus Trip - Guided Tour. Meet at 9.30am at Minehead Railway Station Bus Stop TA24 5BG returning approx 3pm, on 14 August 2018. A guided tour of West Somerset finest feats of Victorian engineering. Fare £12. Click here for more information and how to book.

 

WEST SOMERSET INTER CULTURAL FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY

FAMILY FUN DAY OF INTER CULTURAL CREATIVITY. Saturday 8 September 10am - 6pm Watchet Esplanade and Phoenix Centre, featuring activities for children and adults. Click Here for flyer.

 

WEST SOMERSET BRASS BAND

INVITATION to join the West Somerset Brass Band - Players of all ages and abilities welcome. Click here for flyer.

 

RALEGHS CROSS TRIBUTE NIGHTS 2018

Click here for details of the 2018 Tribute Nights held throughout 2018! Tickets must be purchased in advanced. Return bus available £10 pick up points Watchet Harbour Rd, Williton Spar and Minehead Banks Street. Call 01984 632863 Charity Raffle on each evening

 

MINEHEAD RAIL LINK GROUP

Join the campaign for a MINEHEAD - TAUNTON - BRISTOL rail service to complement the existing steam trains over the W.S.R. Click here for more information.

 

WATCHET METHODIST CHURCH

Watchet Methodist Church TABLE TOP SALE every 3rd Saturday of the month throughout the year from 10am. Tables can be booked for £5, call 01984 631054. Everyone welcome, Free entry. Refreshments available. Click here for flyer

 

WATCHET PHOENIX CENTRE

Exhibition & Craft Fayre & Demonstrations. 11 August - 27 August 2018 from 10.30am - 4.30pm daily. Click here for flyer.

2018 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - Click here

 

HINKLEY POINT C

COMMUNITY BUS - IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Due to contractual reasons, this service cannot be used for routes already covered by the First Bus Service 28, e.g. Harbour Road to Minehead and all stops in between. However people alighting at any point between say Donifod and Liddimore Road are entitled to use the service.

For more information on this service and an up to date time table please Click Here.

HPC Community Fund Grant Deadlines for 2018

 

THE WATCHET COMMUNITY MAKERS

The Community Makers are a group of volunteers, lead by experienced builder, Ian Wedlake. The group aim to help other local Community groups with Designing, Building & Fixing projects. To see the Watchet Community Makers flyer, Click Here.

 

COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT HUB

The Community Employment Hub runs every Thursday between 9.30am and 12.30pm at The Sanctuary, Swain Street, Watchet. To see the flyer, including contact details and other Employment Hub locations, Click Here.

The Phoenix Centre's Seasonal Calendar can be found by Clicking Here!

 

HAVE YOU TAKEN A NICE PICTURE OF WATCHET?

Watchet Town Council would like to update the gallery on the Council's website. If you would be happy to share your photos of, or in Watchet with us, send them to clericalofficer@watchettowncouncil.org

 

WATCHET BOWLING CLUB

For more information on the club, Click Here.

 

WATCHET DEMENTIA ALLIANCE 

FREE Forget Me Not Café will be open in 2017 between 10:30 and 12:00 on:

THE AUTUMN PROGRAMME STARTS ON 6 SEPTEMBER

For the flyer, please Click Here

Watchet Dementia Alliance offer support for anyone living with dementia or other memory problems, and their carers. Compass Carers will be attending some sessions. All are very welcome to attend at The Sanctuary, Swain Street, Watchet.

 

SOMERSET YOU CAN DO

Somerset You Can Do are looking for Volunteer drivers to help out in the Community. All you need to be is over 18 years old, have less than 6 points on your license, and have access to your own 4 door car. Reimbursement for fuel available. For more information and the flyer, Click Here.