Free parking for day in Wells car park to support Small Business Saturday

December 27 2017
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THERE will be free parking in Union Street car park, Wells, on December 2 to support Small Business Saturday.

Small Business Saturday is a national campaign which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities.

To back the campaign and to encourage shoppers to spend their money in the district's many and varied businesses, Mendip District Council’s Cabinet has agreed to provide free all-day car parking in Union Street car park, as well as at Cranhill Road, Street; St John’s, Glastonbury; Great Ostry, Shepton Mallet; and Cattle Market, Frome.

Councillor Nigel Taylor, Mendip District Council’s portfolio holder for regulatory services, which includes car parks, said: “Small Business Day was such a big success last year, we have brought it back to help offer a boost to Mendip’s small businesses. We hope this will encourage people to shop locally and support their community.”

Traders taking part in the Small Business Saturday event will be displaying posters with a blue balloon in their windows.