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May 2022

Press releases in May 2022 issued by Mendip District Council.

Mendip adopts motions on its Climate and Ecological Emergency declaration

Mendip District Council has recently joined 190 other councils by passing a motion expressing its support for the Climate and Ecology Bill (CE Bill).

Mendip and Woodland Trust team up for Tree Tour

Mendip District Council, in partnership with the Woodland Trust, hosted a Tree Walk for Mendip Councillors, Parishes and tree wardens.

Free e-bike trial finale in Glastonbury

Mendip District Council and bike tour specialists The Open Road Experience, held their final free e-bike taster session in Glastonbury.

Mendip hosts networking event for retail and hospitality businesses

Mendip District Council hosted a retail and hospitality networking event in Street, which saw dozens of businesses gather to learn about free marketing opportunities in Somerset.

Eco-themed networking event popular with Mendip businesses

Mendip Business Hub hosted a free networking event which saw over 30 businesses attend to learn of opportunities and avenues that could help them be more eco-friendly.

Trial launched for communities to re-wild Mendip land

Mendip District Council has launched a pilot project in Wells to unlock pockets of land for community groups to re-wild.

Mendip District Council declares a 'cost of living emergency'

The economic hardship being felt by Mendip residents, communities and businesses, has prompted councillors to declare a cost of living emergency.

More Mendip households helped, as cost of living crisis deepens

Mendip District Council will distribute further financial help to eligible council tax payers struggling to cover household bills.

Fixy unveiled for Somerset Day

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is celebrating Somerset Day by giving a first glimpse of its new four-wheeled recruit.

City, Town and Parish Council election results in Mendip

Results for contested City, Town and Parish Councils in the Mendip area have been published.

Election results - Somerset County Council

The results of yesterday's Somerset County Council elections are as follows:

#SomersetVotes tomorrow

Thousands of Somerset residents will be making their way to the ballot box for the County Council elections tomorrow (5 May 2022).