Wells Voice News

January 07 2020 Bishop’s Barn and Wells Recreation Ground to be offered back to community

Bishop’s Barn and Wells Recreation Ground to be offered back to community

WELLS’ historic Bishop's Barn and the neighbouring Recreation Ground are to be offered back to the local community after almost half a century of Mendip District Council control... Read More


December 31 2019 Soup kitchen to serve up new year cheer

Soup kitchen to serve up new year cheer

A SOUP kitchen is being started in Wells to help feed homeless people in the evening and give them somewhere warm to spend a couple of hours... Read More


December 31 2019 Objections to plans for more housing

Objections to plans for more housing

PROPOSALS for more than 100 new houses on land between Wells and Wookey Hole were criticised by local residents at a planning meeting on December 18... Read More


December 31 2019 Buses of yesteryear back for free New Year’s Day service

Buses of yesteryear back for free New Year’s Day service

A FREE vintage bus service will be running again on the 376 route on New Year’s Day... Read More


December 31 2019 Awards for work in community presented at celebration night

Awards for work in community presented at celebration night

THE first winners of the BA5 Awards were presented with their awards at Wells Civic Society’s seasonal celebration evening at Wells & Mendip Museum on December 11... Read More


December 31 2019 Re-elected MP given procurement role

Re-elected MP given procurement role

FOLLOWING his re-election as Wells MP, James Heappey has been appointed Minister for Defence Procurement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. .. Read More


December 13 2019 First tickets go on sale for 2020 Wells Comedy Festival

First tickets go on sale for 2020 Wells Comedy Festival

THE Wells Comedy Festival – now in its sixth year – returns in 2020 and has announced the first few shows for next year’s event... Read More


December 09 2019 Connect Centre serving up free Christmas Day lunch

Connect Centre serving up free Christmas Day lunch

THE Connect Centre in Wells will be open and serving a free three-course Christmas Day meal again this year for anyone who would welcome some company and a safe and welcoming place to spend a few hours... Read More


November 30 2019 Second Community Day being organised

Second Community Day being organised

THE team behind the Wake Up Wells project have announced that they will be repeating the Wake Up Wells Community Day in 2020... Read More


November 30 2019 Old Deanery under offer to private buyer

Old Deanery under offer to private buyer

NEGOTIATIONS over the purchase of the Old Deanery are taking place with a private buyer after a bidding process that invited offers for the 800-year-old building... Read More