Toggle menu

Marketing and Media

Media enquiries

If you have a media enquiry email or call 07989 078188. We will either respond to your enquiry direct, or arrange interviews with councillors and officers for you.

We are open 8.30am until 5pm, Monday to Friday. For out of hours requests call 07989 078188.

Media Releases

Media Releases are sent out on a regular basis. They are also posted on the council website under Latest News

Meet the Team

The Team includes specialists in journalism, marketing and social media.

  • Ally Laing, Marketing and Media Manager
  • Jade Chant, Marketing and Communications Officer
  • Rose Walker, Marketing and Communications Assistant

Our policies

The Marketing and Media Team's policy is to be open, honest, transparent and proactive. And to be helpful to the media in facilitating photographic opportunities, interviews and other reasonable requests.

We will respond as quickly and effectively as possible to enquiries. We will also promote our brand and reputation, abide by data protection and other laws concerning the rights of our residents, and our staff as employees, and we will always respect the confidential nature of information which is retained by the council on individual cases or that which is commercially sensitive.

Freedom of Information (FoI) enquiries

Freedom of Information enquiries should be directed to our FoI team by email at

Mendip District Council Community Briefings and Monthly Round-Ups

Keep up-to-date with the latest news, information and events. These publications include regular round-ups from the Council's service areas, our partners and community organisations.

Filming in Mendip

Mendip District Council receives many enquiries from broadcast media asking to film in the Mendip district. As a council we licence companies, organisations or individuals to film or broadcast.

Photography Credit page

The imagery used on the Mendip District Council are some various contributors.