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Gyles Brandreth is to be the speaker for the finale of this year’s Wells Festival of Literature

Posted: 24.06.21 by Liz Bowskill Local News



It has been announced that Gyles Brandreth will be the closing speaker at this year’s Wells Festival of Literature. This erstwhile politician tur...

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Recycle More might not deliver savings until early 2023 as project deficit nears £1 million

Posted: 24.06.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



A new recycling scheme in Somerset may not start delivering savings until early 2023 as the projects deficit nears £1 million. The Somerset W...

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Plans to make changes to front of Grade II listed Wells High Street shop are approved

Posted: 23.06.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Plans for changes to the outside of a Grade II listed shop in Wells High Street have been approved by Mendip District Council. A planning applicati...

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Wells WI members encouraged to look up more in talk about the night sky

Posted: 22.06.21 by Veronica Howe Local News



Wells WI June 2021 meeting report. We started our Zoom meeting with this year’s AGM. Membership is around 50. With most members participating ...

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Wells businesses act now - grants still available, but deadlines are looming

Posted: 22.06.21 by Mendip District Council Local News



Mendip District Council has paid out more than £55 million to support local businesses during the pandemic. And as we ease forward to the potentia...

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Businesses can apply for share of £6 million Somerset economic recovery fund from July

Posted: 22.06.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Somerset businesses which have been hit by the coronavirus will be able to apply for a share of £6 million in grants from July. Somerset Coun...

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The latest Wells obituaries June 22 2021

Posted: 22.06.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



PHELPS, Philip, passed away peacefully at Torrwood on 3rd June 2021, aged 91 years. GIBBS, Colin, died suddenly at home on 12th June 2021, aged 74 ...

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Mendip raising a flag for Armed Forces Day

Posted: 21.06.21 by Mendip District Council Local News



Mendip District Council will raise a flag at its head office on Armed Forces Day, Saturday June 26. It is an opportunity for the council to show it...

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Driver shortages will not stop Recycle More roll-out, Somerset waste bosses promise

Posted: 21.06.21 by The Editor Local News



The roll-out of Recycle More will not be postponed or disrupted as a result of driver shortages, Somerset waste bosses have promised. The Somerset ...

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Training and business support grants available for young people in Wells

Posted: 21.06.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Grants have been made available for training and business support for young people in Wells. Funding is available from Somerset Community Foundatio...

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