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MP for Wells pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

Posted: 10.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Following the sad news yesterday (April 9) that His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has passed away, MP for Wells James Heappey h...

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The Duke of Edinburgh has died, Buckingham Palace announces

Posted: 09.04.21 by Wells Nub News Local News



The Duke of Edinburgh has died, Buckingham Palace has announced. A spokesman for the Royal Family said: “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty ...

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Wells Funeral Services take a look at how ceremonies are changing and adapting

Posted: 09.04.21 by Rodney Major Local News



Direct to Cremation might appear trendy, but it’s not for everyone. It is easy to be swept away with the latest fads and trends. Perhaps we c...

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Former BBC correspondent to chair virtual meeting to discuss creating a better Wells post-Covid

Posted: 08.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Wells Beyond Covid – Have Your Say is the title of a public Zoom meeting set for April 17. All local residents are welcome to take part and t...

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James Heappey MP column: Praise for the breadth of activity in the arts and heritage industry

Posted: 07.04.21 by James Heappey Local News



In my column this week, I want to look forward to the reopening of our economy and all the brilliant things we can look forward to in this part of the...

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New gate for community groups at the Bishop's Palace in Wells is given approval

Posted: 07.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Plans for a new gate to allow community groups to access the Bishop's Palace in Wells, have been given the green light by Mendip District Coun...

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Wells firefighters help tackle camping hut fire in Shepton Mallet

Posted: 07.04.21 by Wells Nub News Local News



Firefighters from Wells were among three crews who were called to tackle a camping hut on fire in Shepton Mallet yesterday afternoon (April 6). Jus...

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Streaming of Somerset council meetings to continue even after coronavirus restrictions end

Posted: 06.04.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Council meetings in Somerset will continue to be streamed live over the internet even after the current coronavirus restrictions end. Somerset Coun...

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Wells bank forced to temporarily close after climate campaigner glues himself to the floor

Posted: 06.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



A bank in Wells had to temporarily close after a climate campaigner glued himself to the floor of the branch. Dr Ben Buse was arrested after coveri...

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Jobs currently available in the Wells area - April 5 2021

Posted: 05.04.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



In an effort to help our readers who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis, we have compiled a list of roles currently available in the W...

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