Wells Local News

Paraorchestra led by Wells conductor Charles Hazlewood receives £156,000 Covid recovery grant

Posted: 17.10.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The world's only large-scale integrated ensemble of professional disabled and non-disabled musicians, which is led by Wells conductor Charles ...

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Reasons to be Cheerful - CPRE Photo Competition winner

Posted: 16.10.20 by Becky Collier Local News



CPRE Somerset, the countryside charity, have announced the winner of their 2020 photography competition - Reasons to be Cheerful. They launched the...

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Wells roadworks for week commencing October 19

Posted: 16.10.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Temporary traffic lights are planned on the B3139 through Wells for further Truespeed broadband work from next week. From Monday (October 19) to Oc...

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Wells Cathedral receives more than £200,000 from the government to help it survive Covid crisis

Posted: 15.10.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Wells Cathedral will be receiving more than £200,000 to help it survive the coronavirus crisis, thanks to the Culture Recovery Fund. Four hu...

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Kids eat free offer at Pheasant Inn, Wookey

Posted: 15.10.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The Pheasant Inn at Wookey is offering a special kids eat free offer across five days of the week. The pub is offering free kids meals from the kid...

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Help Wells Festival of Literature to support Somerset state schools - starts Friday October 16

Posted: 15.10.20 by Liz Bowskill Local News



The pupils at Ashcott School thoroughly enjoyed a virtual visit to their classroom from the author Abi Elphinstone this term. Each participating ch...

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Government invites business cases for both Somerset unitary proposals

Posted: 14.10.20 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News



The government has blown the starting whistle on the race to decide the future shape of local government in Somerset. Somerset’s existing fiv...

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Approval given for former Post Office in centre of Wells to be turned into a restaurant

Posted: 14.10.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The former Post Office in Wells Market Place can now become a restaurant after planning approval was given. A planning application for the change o...

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Wells arts organisation receives £50,000 from government to help it survive coronavirus crisis

Posted: 13.10.20 by Tim Lethaby Local News



The International Music Exchange (TIME), based on Chamberlain Street in Wells, has received a £50,000 grant from the Culture Recovery Fund, cour...

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Wells letting agent calls for landlords to make their views known over energy announcement

Posted: 12.10.20 by Richard Pullin Local News



After a tumultuous year for the private rented sector, landlords should be aware of a further notification from the Government regarding energy perfor...

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