Wells Local News

Wells property of the week: Former bed and breakfast with annexe on the market

Posted: 18.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Our property section is full of great homes in the Wells area. Here is our top pick for the week: Seven-bedroom former bed and breakfast house w...

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Mendip Markets continue daily, despite coronavirus

Posted: 17.01.21 by The Editor Local News



Mendip Council has confirmed that the Saturday markets will be closing due to safety concerns and falling numbers - but that weekdays will continue. ...

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Heat pump or electric vehicle charge point owners in Wells wanted for research project

Posted: 17.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE) working with Avalon Community Energy (ACE) are looking for heat pump or electric vehicle charge point owners in ...

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Grants of up to £2,500 available for charities in Wells

Posted: 16.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Grants up to £2,500 are now available for smaller charities and grassroots groups based in Wells. Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) manages The ...

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How construction of new housing developments in the Wells area is continuing in lockdown

Posted: 15.01.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Construction work is continuing on new housing developments across Somerset, including in the Wells area, during lockdown – though strict restrictio...

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Wells firefighters help tackle gas meter fire in Chilcompton

Posted: 15.01.21 by Wells Nub News Local News



Firefighters from Wells were among three crews who tackled a gas meter fire in Chilcompton yesterday afternoon (January 14). Just after 3pm, a fire...

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With the levels of coronavirus sickness across the police, Avon and Somerset chief is forced to cancel rest days

Posted: 14.01.21 by The Editor Local News



More than 80 Avon and Somerset Police officers are ill with Covid-19 and another 47 could be infected. Chief constable Andy Marsh is cancelling re...

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Tributes paid to Wookey Hole caves owner and circus legend Gerry Cottle

Posted: 14.01.21 by The Editor Local News



Wells Civic Society has paid tribute to the circus owner and owner of Wookey Caves, Gerry Cottle has died aged 75 after contracting coronavirus. Th...

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Petition started to stop emergency use of toxic pesticide : Somerset bee keepers say there is no safe level

Posted: 14.01.21 by The Editor Local News



Somerset bee keepers have reacted to news that the government has allowed the use of a toxic pesticide. The chair of the county bee keepers said th...

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Plans submitted to build house on disused access lane in Wells

Posted: 13.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Plans have been submitted to Mendip District Council for the building of a house at the end of a disused access track in Wells. A planning applicat...

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