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October 2021

Press releases in October 2021 issued by Mendip District Council.

Joint operations in force at fly-tipping hotspots to tackle environmental crime

Mendip District Council and Avon and Somerset Police are working in partnership to crack down on the dumping of illegal waste in the Frome area.

Planning a bonfire? Stay safe and think of the neighbours, urges Council

As the bonfire season approaches Mendip District Council's Environmental Health Team is asking residents to put safety first, and avoid being a nuisance neighbour.

Campaign to help businesses fill job vacancies

A new campaign is aiming to bring Somerset's employers and jobseekers together in a bid to help fill vacancies and provide a timely boost to local businesses.

Home truths: Mendip marks World Homeless Day with tips on how to help

Mendip District Council believes everyone deserves a home and as World Homeless Day is almost upon us (Sunday, 10th October), the Council has some wise words on the positive action you can take if you want to help, and if you see someone who you believe is rough sleeping or is homeless in the district.

Canvassers calling! Your Council needs your electoral registration details

Each year Mendip District Council checks the electoral register to make sure any resident who is eligible to vote can do so — this is called the annual canvass.

Essential repairs to Wells Bus Station - some disruption expected for one week only

Mendip District Council are planning some significant tarmacking works at Wells Bus Station later this month.

Residents shape Shepton's future as month-long town centre consultation begins

Dozens of people attended Shepton Mallet library to have their say on the regeneration of the popular Somerset market town.

Free festive parking this Christmas in Mendip

Mendip shoppers, visitors and businesses can enjoy free parking during the run up to Christmas and on New Year's Day.

Mendip signs national 'net zero pledge' to tackle climate emergency

Mendip has joined other climate-aligned councils across the country in signing the UK100 Net Zero Pledge.

Mendip's business revitalisation grant closes soon ...

Commercial firms in Mendip are being urged to apply for grant funding to 'revitalise' their businesses before the October 11th deadline.

Mendip's autumn energy switch ends soon

Households across Mendip have just days left to get a better energy deal by joining forces and signing up to the iChoosr Big Community Switch autumn auction.

Tense wait for hopefuls as Mendip's popular Communities and Eco funds close

A final flurry of applications for Mendip's Communities Fund and Climate and Ecological Emergency Fund was received, as the deadline finally expired.