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September 2019

Press releases in September 2019 issued by Mendip District Council.

Christmas comes to Wells with a sustainable twist

As the last of the summer sunshine leaves us, are you planning those Christmas shopping dates? Be sure to pencil in a visit to Wells on 14, 21 and 24 December to experience an extended festive market with a twist.

Free Health & Wellbeing event on World Mental Health Day

Mendip District Council, in partnership with Job Centre Plus have organised a free Health & Wellbeing day for residents in Mendip.

There's still time to return your Household Enquiry Form

As part of Mendip's annual voter registration canvass, residents across Mendip should have received their Household Enquiry Form (HEF) in July which asks them to check whether their information on the electoral register is correct.

Council hands over the reins of monthly market to volunteer group

Changes are ahead for the Shepton Mallet Sunday Market, as the council approves plans to hand over the reins to a newly formed community interest company.

Update: Works taking place at Shepton Mallet Cemetery

The council has become aware of some concerns around the work taking place at Shepton Mallet Cemetery and the disruption that it is causing for those wishing to visit the site.

Commercial Road Car Park

Mendip District Council are aware of travellers occupying the council owned car park on Commercial Road in Shepton Mallet.

Mendip's Climate Emergency - Council plans moving forward for being part of the solution

Earlier this year a Climate and Ecological Emergency was declared at Mendip, as councillors from the district council made a commitment to take care of the environment, leaving it in a good condition for generations to come and lead the way for Mendip to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Chair of Mendip District Council hosts Tea Party to support Staff led Charity of the Year, CLIC Sargent

Cllr Helen Sprawson-White, Chair of Mendip District Council hosted a fundraising tea party on Wednesday 21 August in honour of CLIC Sargent.

Mendip backs initiative to help residents cut their fuel bills

Mendip District Council is once again backing the popular Big Community Switch which is a collective energy switching scheme which has seen some local residents save hundreds of pounds by switching their energy supplier.