Press releases in January 2021 issued by Mendip District Council.
Mendip District Council has announced a three-point priority plan as it prepares to step-up its response to support the global health emergency, fight COVID, and save lives.
With the COVID-19 lockdown underway and freezing weather outside, Mendip District Council are encouraging all residents, particularly the most vulnerable, to pick up the phone to get free personal advice to keep their homes warm, reduce energy costs and save money.
A countywide scheme is being launched to support tourism and visitor-centred businesses in Somerset in the wake of the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Damp and cold homes can be really hard to deal with especially during the winter months. It is not unusual for properties in Mendip to show signs of damp, condensation and mould which are made even worse as the weather gets colder.
Mendip residents have until 9th February to sign-up and switch energy providers. And this year, for the first time, the Big Community Switch auction has the option of 100 per cent renewable energy tariffs from wind, biomass and solar for electricity, at really competitive market prices.
Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) plans to keep the county's 16 recycling sites open on standard winter hours for essential use during the latest COVID-19 national lockdown.