January 2020

Press releases in January 2020 issued by Mendip District Council.

An image relating to Local firms celebrate launch of prestigious business awards
Leading businesses from across the district gathered to celebrate the launch of the 2020 Mendip Business Awards.
A statement from the Leader of Mendip District Council, Cllr Ros Wyke.
An image relating to Climate Emergency events off to a flying start
Hundreds of people have taken part in the first Climate Emergency event to help shape a strategy for the county - and there are plenty more opportunities to have your say.
An image relating to Do you know any home owners currently without heating?
Somerset Independence Plus (SIP) can provide FREE temporary heaters to Mendip residents, whilst the heating is being repaired or replaced.
An image relating to Celebrating success: 2020 Mendip Business Awards launch
The Mendip Business Awards are back! And this year they are bigger and better than ever.
An image relating to Have your say on tackling Somerset's Climate Emergency
Online surveys are giving Somerset residents the chance to comment on and help shape a Climate Emergency Strategy for the county.
An image relating to Record-breaking charity fundraising from staff at Mendip
More than £4,000 was collected during 2019 for the national good cause, which cares for children diagnosed with cancer.
An image relating to Working together for the future of Somerset: A joint statement from Somerset's district councils
Joint statement from the Leaders of Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset West & Taunton Council, and South Somerset District Council:
Joint statement from the Leaders of Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset County Council, Somerset West & Taunton Council, and South Somerset District Council:
An image relating to Council clear waste at Pomparles Bridge, Glastonbury
Mendip District Council has removed 3.5 tonnes of waste at Pomparles Bridge, Glastonbury, as part of their ongoing fly-tipping enforcement campaign.
An image relating to Mendip in the spotlight: Council backs strategy to boost filming and events in the region
While many Mendip residents have long-appreciated the beauty of their local landscape, it seems increasing numbers of TV companies and film crews have also caught on - earmarking the area as a stunning backdrop for their lavish productions.
An image relating to Council commitment signals bright future for Mendip Markets
Mendip District Council is backing the region's rich heritage of street trading by adopting a strategy to strengthen and safeguard the future of council-run markets.
An image relating to Mendip move to place much-loved local amenities into community hands
Wells' historic Bishops Barn and the neighbouring recreation ground, are to be offered back to the local community after almost half a century of Mendip District Council control.
An image relating to Work begins to unlock multi-million regeneration funds for Glastonbury
Mendip District Council has begun work with communities, businesses, key partners and stakeholders in a bid for major Government 'Town Deal' funding for Glastonbury.
An image relating to Festive market was sell-out success
Shoppers, stall-holders and businesses have declared the festive street market in Wells a resounding success that ended their 2019 trading year on a high.