Wells News

Mendip District Council to begin community-led weed removal trials

Posted: 03.08.20 by Mendip District Council Local News



Mendip District Council is to begin trials of non-chemical weed removal to improve community health and the environment. It follows a decision last...

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Decision on moving mental health beds from Wells set to be made in September

Posted: 03.08.20 by The Editor Local News



Wells residents will find out in September whether their city will lose all its acute mental health beds. The Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group...

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Wells star helping to bring the performing arts out of lockdown at One Enchanted Evening event

Posted: 03.08.20 by The Editor Local News



A theatrical star from Wells will be taking part in a unique collaboration to bring the performing arts out of lockdown. As many theatres remain sh...

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Council boost for young Somerset businesses

Posted: 03.08.20 by Kira Daly Local News



Four Somerset district councils have joined forces to fund and launch a new scheme to give start-ups and early stage businesses the best chance of suc...

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Campaign calls for support from the community for a bid to buy the Old Deanery in Wells

Posted: 02.08.20 by The Editor Local News



A campaign has been launched to buy the Old Deanery in Wells for the community, and local residents are being urged by the organisers to back the bid....

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Can you spare a minute to help Wells City Band with unusual Clock in a Box fundraiser?

Posted: 01.08.20 by The Editor Local News



If you can spare a minute to help Wells City Band get through the coronavirus crisis, then an unusual fundraiser has been organised for those who have...

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'Difficult situation': Mendip advises Wells Market Place traders over outside seating

Posted: 31.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Mendip District Council has defended its officers speaking to traders in Wells Market Place today (July 31) regarding outside seating, saying it is a ...

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Wells coronavirus: Closure of recycling centres and delay to new collections costs taxpayer £3m

Posted: 31.07.20 by The Editor Local News



The coronavirus pandemic has cost Somerset taxpayers more than £3 million as a result of recycling centres being closed and new bin collections ...

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Wells roadworks for week commencing August 3

Posted: 31.07.20 by The Editor Local News



Temporary traffic lights are scheduled to be in place next week along the A371 Portway in Wells. The rolling multi-way lights are due to be used be...

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County councillor for Wells votes against unitary authority but One Somerset business case is approved

Posted: 30.07.20 by The Editor Local News



A majority of Somerset county councillors have voted to abolish themselves and create a new unitary authority for the whole county. Council leader ...

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