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Climate Change

Mendip District Councils declaration and our plans to combat climate change, as well as information on how you can get involved.

The progress the Council is making to meet our commitments:

Icon for pdf Mendip District Council Full Council Update September 2022 [220.21KB]
Icon for pdf Mendip District Council Full Council Climate Update February 2022 [302.57KB]
Icon for pdf Mendip District Council Full Council Climate Update December 2021 [328.19KB]

Grants and Loans to Improve Your Home Energy Efficiency

Grants and loans are available from the Council to make essential home improvements including energy improvements and to install renewable energy solutions. Visit the grants and loans page for more information.

Somerset Retrofit Accelerator Project

Mendip District Council is part of the Somerset Retrofit Accelerator Project. A cross county project looking at expanding the demand and supply of retrofitting across Somerset. For more information please click here: Somerset Retrofit Accelerator  

Check out our simple retrofit guide to get started: Icon for pdf Retrofit Introduction [350.85KB]

Mendip Tree Wardens

Facilitated by the Climate team at Mendip District Council, Mendip Tree Wardens are a district-wide network of volunteers connected by their enthusiasm for trees and wildlife.

Somerset Retrofit Accelerator

Mendip District Council is working in partnership with Frome, Glastonbury and Bruton Town Council's along with the other District Councils in Somerset, The Green Register and the Centre for Sustainable Energy.

Climate and Ecological Emergency Fund

In June 2021, Mendip District Council invited applications for funding for small projects that support climate change and ecological benefits in the community.