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June 2022

Press releases in June 2022 issued by Mendip District Council.

Mendip's sweeper teams clean up 1000 tonnes of debris from roadsides

Mendip District Council sweeper teams have collected a record number of rubbish as part of its Greener Cleaner initiative.

Work begins on EV charging point installation in Mendip car parks

Ground works have begun at St John's car park, Glastonbury to install electric vehicle charging points (EVCPs).

Mendip flies the rainbow flag to celebrate Pride Month

Mendip District Council raised the rainbow flag outside it's Shepton Mallet offices to show support and solidarity with LGBTQ+ communities in Mendip and to commemorate Stonewall.

National recognition for Mendip's 'wasted food project'

Mendip District Council has been honoured at the national Regulatory Excellence Awards 2022.

Council successfully fines unlicensed Mendip landlord

Mendip District Council's Private Sector Housing team has successfully imposed a Civil Penalty on a landlord who was operating a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) without a licence.

Glastonbury Town Deal projects proceed to government for final sign-off

The completed Business Cases for ten of the Glastonbury Town Deal projects were approved for submission to the Government at a Mendip District Council Cabinet meeting last night (20th June 2022), bringing this once-in-a-generation investment for Glastonbury within touching distance.

Let's have a great Summer Solstice at Glastonbury Tor by respecting the special site, and each other

People planning to celebrate the Summer Solstice at Glastonbury Tor are being encouraged to play their part in ensuring there's minimal disruption and damage to the ancient site.

Condolences: Cllr Nigel Taylor, Former County, District and Parish Councillor

Cllr Nigel Taylor served as a Mendip District Councillor from May 2011 until May 2019 and served the Wookey & St Cuthbert Out West Ward. He was also a Mendip Cabinet Member and Portfolio Holder for Neighbourhood Services.

Mendip Markets buzzing during 'Love Your Local Market' campaign

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

6am starts for crews as temperatures soar

Recycling and rubbish collections will start an hour earlier for the rest of this week in response to rising temperatures.

Fusion Lifestyle's price offer on gym and swim sessions in Mendip

Fusion Lifestyle is responsible for leisure premises and swimming pools in Mendip.

The Queen's Green Canopy - Mendip's Tree-bilee

Mendip District Council is to plant 8000 trees in the district for the Queen's Green Canopy.