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Date: 07.08.2018
Time: 18:08
Location: Hooper Avenue, Wells

One fire appliance from Wells and two from Shepton Mallet attended a report of a fire in a domestic kitchen. On arrival crews confirmed the kitchen heavily smoke logged, and entered the property with breathing apparatus.
The fire was found to be out on arrival, but involving the electrics of a fridge. Crews removed the fridge from the property and ventilated the kitchen. The fire was accidental, and duty of care was left with the occupants. 

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THE Ram's Kebabs van could soon be back in business in Wells.

The van, run by Ramazan Ibrahim, had previously operated at the hand car wash site on the opposite side of Princes Road until having to move to make way for the new units being taken by Pets Corner and Domino's.

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Heatwave reveals hidden history

By Tim Lethaby

16th Jul 2021 | Local News

THE heatwave that has swept the nation since June has had a very revealing effect on the Gardens of The Bishop's Palace in Wells.

A clear L-shape is now evident on one side of the lawn, which, when viewed in conjunction with John Carter's 1790s' Map of Wells, is clearly the outline of a former Dutch-style canal feature, thought to have been laid out in the 17th century.

These Gardens were thought to have been redesigned in the 1820s by Bishop Law who preferred the Picturesque style which was popular in Victorian times.

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WELLS has become the first officially recognised Plastic Free community in Somerset.

The announcement that their efforts have paid off with the award of Plastic Free status was made on July 23 by the group leading the campaign against plastic pollution, Surfers Against Sewage.

"Somerset has its first Plastic Free Communities Approved location.

Congratulations Wells!" it said.

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