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September 2022

Press releases in September 2022 issued by Mendip District Council.

Full £23.6million Glastonbury Town Deal funding confirmed by Government

Issued on behalf of the Glastonbury Town Deal Board, which consists of representatives from across the community.

Tracker stats kick-off Recycling Week

Somerset's recyclers saved more than 130,000 tonnes of carbon last year, the latest Somerset Recycling Tracker shows.

Welcome to Somerset Recycling Week

The first Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) Somerset Recycling Week starts on Monday (26 September) promoting recycling across the county.

Mendip launches 'Somerset Energy Saver' to help residents cut energy bills and carbon emissions

Mendip District Council has launched a campaign to help residents reduce their energy bills and carbon footprint.

Collection of floral tributes

Floral tributes to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be collected from designated sites across the county on Wednesday 21 September.

The Queen's funeral: changes to waste services

There will be no waste collection or recycling site opening on Monday 19 September, the day of Her Majesty The Queen's funeral.

Statement from Mendip District Council

We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty The Queen who was much respected, and very much loved. Mendip District Council would like to express our deep sorrow and send our condolences to the Royal Family.

Farming and wildlife organisations team up to support farmers and other land managers across Somerset

Partners from FWAG SouthWest, Mendip District Council, Mendip Hills AONB Service, Mendip Hills Facilitation Group, the National Farmers Union, Selwood Forest Facilitation Group and Somerset Wildlife Trust have come together to offer a free programme of workshops on sustainable land management for farmers and land managers across Somerset.

Public invited to help shape local democracy in Somerset, as consultation launched

A public consultation on the development of Local Community Networks (LCNs) has been launched.

By-election of Butleigh and Baltonsborough - all you need to know

There will be a by-election on Thursday, 6 October, to elect a Mendip District councillor for Butleigh and Baltonsborough ward.