Press releases in May 2020 issued by Mendip District Council.
Another milestone was reached at Mendip this week as it emerged 80% of all eligible businesses have been issued business grants - and counting.
Good news for local businesses as Mendip District Council announces the launch of a new Local Authority Discretionary Grant fund.
This week, Mendip households will receive a personal letter from the Leader of Mendip District Council, Cllr Ros Wyke. She's writing to remind residents to reach out for support should they need it - now, and in the weeks to come. She's urging businesses to access the many financial packages available too.
With everyone largely staying at home during these difficult times, we are asking Mendip residents to be considerate to their neighbours and avoid having bonfires.
A judge has ruled that Mendip District Council acted appropriately in approving a draft Neighbourhood Plan for referendum, in Norton St Philip.
Mendip District Council is urging tenants and landlords in financial hardship or at risk of homelessness to contact them, sooner rather than later.
Mendip District Council are commencing works as part of ongoing essential environmental and drainage assessments and improvements at Saxonvale, Frome.
Eleven of Somerset's 16 recycling centres will remain open for essential visits next week, thanks to the responsible attitude shown by the county's public so far.
Mendip District Council is to provide additional Council Tax reductions worth an extra £¾ million to hundreds of its most vulnerable people and households.
Somerset's Five Local Authorities are celebrating Somerset Day by thanking everyone who has helped to keep communities safe, well, and connected throughout the coronavirus emergency.
Shops and offices, hairdressers, hotels, pubs and restaurants, sports centres, gyms, residential buildings and any campsites currently shut down, will be reminded to check and maintain their systems by members of the Council's environmental health team this week.
Eleven of Somerset's 16 recycling centres will reopen on Monday (11 May), but for essential visits only - in line with updated Government guidance.
Mendip District Council is urging eligible village halls and community centres to register for a £10K Government grant.
We'll meet again! A victory for democracy as Mendip announces its third virtual meeting since lockdown
Mendip is doing everything possible to preserve democracy and keep council business going during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mendip District Council will mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on its social media channels this year - and it's urging residents to join in the virtual commemorations too.