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January 2022

Press releases in January 2022 issued by Mendip District Council.

Chair of Mendip donates £1,200 to local good causes

Chair of Mendip District Council, Cllr Helen Sprawson-White, has donated £1,200 to local charities across the district using money from the Chair's Fund.

Mendip marks Holocaust Memorial Day 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) takes place on 27th January. It's a day which commemorates victims of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

New £250k funding boost for hospitality businesses in Mendip - open now!

Mendip District Council has paid out millions to support local businesses during the pandemic. Now news of another funding stream is opening for applications - worth a quarter of a million pounds.

Mendip staff raise £1.4k for 'Time is Precious' throughout pandemic

Mendip District Council staff have raised a total of £1,459 for their Staff Charity of the Year, Time is Precious.

Mendip push on with social housing plans

Mendip District Council's pledge to provide much-needed social housing across the district is moving forward.

£3.8m to help support Somerset households with food and bills this winter

Somerset residents who are struggling to pay the bills this winter could be eligible for support with the cost of food, energy, water, and other essentials.

Patience please: festive waste and Covid delay some collections

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking for patience and help as Covid absence and heavy loads delay some collections.

Mendip offers funding to support local organisations

Successful applicants who sought financial support through Mendip's Communities Fund and Climate and Ecological Emergency Fund have received good news.

£49k funding boost to support landlords improve EPC ratings

Mendip District Council, in partnership with the Centre of Sustainable Energy (CSE), have successfully bid for £49,057 to go towards supporting landlords with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating below Band E, to improve their properties and meet their legal obligations.