Press releases in July 2021 issued by Mendip District Council.
Following notification from the NHS app, all staff at Fusion Lifestyle's Shepton Mallet Lido in Shaftgate Avenue are having to self-isolate for a period of time, meaning that the centre will be closed with immediate effect, with plans to re-open on 2nd August.
Mendip District Council is encouraging residents to take part in a survey, the results of which could bring an electric car and bike sharing scheme to the district for the first time. The Council wants to gauge interest in the idea of running a network of shared, low and zero-emission cars and bikes across Mendip.
The leaders of all four District Councils and the County Council in Somerset have called on the Government to urgently address water quality issues impacting national sites including the Somerset Levels and Moors, and to work with them to help unlock much needed housing development.
Mendip residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date.
Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, MP, has this evening (Wednesday 21 July) announced he has decided to implement, subject to Parliamentary approval, the proposal for a single unitary council for the whole of the existing administrative county of Somerset.
The Little eat:Festival, due to be held at Cathedral Green, Wells, on Sunday 25th July, cannot go ahead due extreme Met Office weather warnings, forecast this weekend.
Mendip District Council has partnered with a key transport company to deliver a purpose-built Logistics Training Academy that will drive investment and growth across the wider local area.
Fusion Lifestyle is pleased to announce that in line with the government roadmap, classes, sessions and capacities at leisure facilities will increase from Monday 19th July in a phased approach.
Mendip District Council has extended the deadline for applications for both its Communities Fund and its Climate and Ecological Emergency Fund, to September 30th, 2021.
Clearance work will begin at Frome's exemplar heritage development, Saxonvale, during the coming weeks, as the transformation of this once-derelict site progresses.
Leaders, Cabinet and Executive members and Chief Executives of South Somerset and Mendip District Councils have come together to discuss next steps in the preparations for an Eastern Somerset unitary council.
Mendip District Council is determined to drive down CO2 emissions. However the Council recognises urgent, ongoing action is required by residents, businesses and central government to avoid a climate crisis.
Mendip District Council will be serving up something special for residents this summer, thanks to a new partnership with the multi award-winning eat:Festivals team.
Somerset's District Council Leaders have written to Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, MP to urge that he attaches 'sufficient weight' to the result of the local poll, which returned a 65% to 35% vote in favour of the Stronger Somerset plan for two new unitary councils, over the One Somerset rival plan for a single unitary.