Wells Local News

Mendip rejects calls to adopt international anti-Semitism definition saying it is already doing enough

Posted: 01.10.20 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Mendip District Council has rejected calls to adopt the international definition of anti-Semitism – claiming it is already doing enough to prote...

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Reshuffle at Mendip as Lib Dems govern with a majority for the first time

Posted: 01.10.20 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



A reshuffle has taken place at Mendip District Council after the Liberal Democrats assumed outright control for the very first time. The council wa...

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New Somerset business with classes in Wells bucks Covid trend to set national record

Posted: 01.10.20 by Gareth Turnbull Local News



Rugbytots Somerset, which has classes in Wells, was established in October 2019, by father of two, Gareth Turnbull, in a year where no one could have ...

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Favourite author sold out at Wells Festival of Literature? You can watch a live stream of them all

Posted: 01.10.20 by Liz Bowskill Local News



With several favourites, like local celebrity Michael Eavis, Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, Rachel Johnson, Gina Millar and Michael Wood, all sold out ...

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Wells Art Contemporary exhibition is virtual for 2020

Posted: 01.10.20 by Andrea Cowan Local News



Wells Art Contemporary (WAC), an international open art competition and exhibition, has gone virtual for 2020. From today (October 1) to February 1...

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TSB bank in Wells to close as company cuts 900 jobs nationwide

Posted: 30.09.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The TSB bank in Wells will be closing next year as the company looks to cut 900 jobs across the country. TSB today (September 30) announced that 16...

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Environment Agency says River Axe 'polluted beyond legal limits'

Posted: 30.09.20 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



All of Somerset’s rivers, including the River Axe that has its source at Wookey Hole, are “polluted beyond legal limits” with unacceptable level...

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Plans submitted to convert outbuilding in Westbury-sub-Mendip into holiday home

Posted: 30.09.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



There will be an extra place for tourists to stay in Westbury-sub-Mendip if a planning application is successful. The application for the change of...

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The City of Wells Almshouses appeal for photos of the chapel

Posted: 30.09.20 by Caroline Tollworthy Local News



The City of Wells Almshouses are moving forward in their efforts to renovate their medieval chapel and have been successful with several applications ...

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Review: Wells Nub News puts the new Recycle More Bright Blue Bag through its paces

Posted: 29.09.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The kerbside recycling service in Wells is about to undergo a major change with the Somerset Waste Partnership's new Recycle More scheme. T...

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