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November 2021

Press releases in November 2021 issued by Mendip District Council.

Shop local and enjoy free parking in Mendip this Small Business Saturday

Mendip District Council is offering free parking in selected car parks across the district on Saturday, 4 December, to support Small Business Saturday.

Green Homes Grants available for low-income Mendip residents

Residents across Mendip could benefit from free energy efficiency improvements worth up to £10,000 thanks to receiving a share of a multi-million pound Government-funded Green Homes Grant Programme, working with E.ON and Happy Energy Solutions.

Help us shape a new unitary council for Somerset

Organisations from across the county are joining together to deliver a new unitary council for Somerset - and local people are encouraged to be part of the conversation.

Stop-and-search exercises continue in Mendip as authorities get tough on fly-tippers

Mendip District Council officers, and Avon and Somerset Police, are working in partnership to crack-down on environmental crime in the district.

Handmade eco-wreaths add deeply personal touch to Mendip's Remembrance Sunday services

Mendip District Councillors paid their respects to the fallen at services of Remembrance across the district on Sunday.

Stockpiles cleared from Saxonvale site

Stockpiles of rubble are being removed from the Saxonvale heritage site in Frome. The works began on Monday 8th November and will continue for the next three to four weeks.

Glastonbury Town Deal to play vital role in addressing climate change

As COP26 draws to a close, leaders involved in the Glastonbury Town Deal are highlighting the important role that the investment could play in helping to tackle climate change.

Joint Committee meeting signals first steps to single unitary council for Somerset

A new Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) Joint Committee has met in Somerset to steer the move to a single unitary council for the county.

Talk to your Council about money this 'Talk Money Week'

Mendip District Council is encouraging residents who are struggling financially to come forward and talk.

'Christmas in Wells' returns to city with festive cheer, post-pandemic

Your District Council is set to bring some seasonal cheer to traders and shoppers alike, by hosting a festive market in Mendip's favourite city on the 11th and 18th December.

'Love Your Local Market' campaign celebrates Mendip's markets and traders

Mendip Markets, run by Mendip District Council, supported the national 'Love Your Local Market' (LYLM) campaign which celebrates our traditional markets and their dedicated traders.

Recycle More's one year Mendip milestone

Recycle More has celebrated its first anniversary in Mendip this week, with the district's trail-blazing residents using it to recycle thousands of tonnes of extra material.