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Mr Wells returns to Wells Cathedral School

Posted: 15.09.21 by Suzanne Shellard Local News



Jody Wells has started his new role as the head of Wells Cathedral Junior School, a place where he started his career as a houseparent and class teach...

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Mendip launches Tourism Grant to support year-round visitor economy in Wells

Posted: 15.09.21 by Mendip District Council Local News



Mendip District Council has launched a new, one-off £50,000 fund to help boost visitor numbers, increase spending in the area and promote Mendip as a...

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Former granny annexe on edge of Wells officially allowed to be independent home after approval given

Posted: 15.09.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



A former granny annexe on the outskirts of Wells is now officially allowed to be classed as a separate home, after planning approval was granted. A...

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Wells student praises 'interesting' Freshers' Fair

Posted: 14.09.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The latest intake of new students have started at Strode College in Street to study A-levels and vocational courses. As part of their induction the...

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Wells building surveyors taking on charity challenges to raise thousands for Bibic

Posted: 14.09.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Staff from a Wells building surveying firm are tackling a number of charity challenges, as they look to raise £3,000 for Bibic. The team at d...

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Wells tourism initiative shortlisted for national award

Posted: 13.09.21 by Philip Welch Local News



Wells has been shortlisted for the Coach Friendly Destination Award at the British Coach Tourism Awards ceremony for 2020 which has been postponed man...

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Event of the Week: First live show for 18 months to take place at Wells Little Theatre

Posted: 13.09.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



There are new events being organised all the time in Wells, and there are others that have been running for years. A number of these events in the ...

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Wells residents can soon use new specialist stroke unit

Posted: 11.09.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



Somerset residents may soon have the option of being sent to a specialist unit in Bristol if they suffer a stroke. Somerset currently has two hyper...

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Majority of Afghan refugees coming to Somerset will be children, county council confirms

Posted: 10.09.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The majority of Afghan refugees being accepted by Somerset over the next few months will be young children, the county council has confirmed. Somer...

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Job of the Week: Nub News is looking for journalists to join its Devon team

Posted: 09.09.21 by Wells Nub News Local News



Nub News is hiring local news journalists across Britain. If you are a highly-motivated journalist - or trainee journalist - who cares about local ...

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