August 2020

Press releases in August 2020 issued by Mendip District Council.

An image relating to Stronger Somerset: Our Ambitious Plan to Deliver a Stronger Future
Somerset has been offered a once in a generation chance to improve the lives of everyone in the county.
An image relating to Summer Bank Holiday collections one day later
No collections on the Summer Bank Holiday Monday, 31 August, mean recycling and rubbish services are one day later all week, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 5 September.
An image relating to Calling Mendip tradespeople to become accredited for Green Homes Grant work
Mendip District Council is encouraging local Tradespeople to register for TrustMark or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) accreditation to be able to carry out works for the Government's Green Homes Grant scheme.
An image relating to Online safeguarding sessions prove popular with Mendip's taxi drivers
Mendip District Council's Licensing Team is delivering virtual safeguarding sessions to all its licensed taxi and private hire drivers.
An image relating to Fusion Lifestyle swimming pools to open again in Mendip
Fusion Lifestyle is responsible for leisure premises and swimming pools in Mendip.
An image relating to Pulling together: Community-led weeding pilots picked
Mendip District Council has announced that Frome and Easton have been chosen to take part in their manual weed management trials.
An image relating to 17.08.2020 Joint Statement from the leaders of Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset West & Taunton Council and South Somerset District Council
17th August 2020, the latest joint statement from the leaders of the District Councils in Somerset.
Mendip is working with local authorities and partners on a number of schemes to help businesses rebuild after lockdown, and ensure their safe reopening with sufficient space for social distancing.
Mendip District Council is aware that travellers are currently occupying Southside car park on Vestry Road, Street.
An image relating to 13.08.2020 Joint Statement from the leaders of Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset West & Taunton Council and South Somerset District Council
13th August 2020, the latest joint statement from the leaders of the District Councils in Somerset.
An image relating to Mendip to fly the Union Jack for VJ Day
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan Day (VJ Day) on Saturday, 15th August, Mendip District Council will be flying the Union Jack at their Offices in Shepton Mallet.
An image relating to 'Grow more, waste less' great-value compost bin offer
Somerset has a great new deal to help its gardens grow, from flourishing flower beds to that productive veg patch.
An image relating to Final few days of free parking at Mendip-owned car parks
Mendip residents are being encouraged to make the most of the final few days of free parking at Council-owned car parks.
An image relating to Mendip Council to begin community-led weed removal trials
Mendip District Council is to begin trials of non-chemical weed removal to improve community health and the environment.