Wells Voice News

July 02 2020 Museum trustees delighted at show of support

Museum trustees delighted at show of support

WHEN Covid-19 struck, Wells and Mendip Museum on Cathedral Green was required to lockdown and as a small independent museum not entitled to any government funding, this immediately became a concern... Read More


July 02 2020 Tranquil site more appreciated than ever

Tranquil site more appreciated than ever

On May 24 The Bishop’s Palace reopened its Gardens, which had closed on March 23 in line with government advice. Here, Merryn Kidd, marketing and communications manager at the Palace, looks back on lockdown, the first few weeks of reopening, and what it has meant for locals and visitors.. Read More


July 02 2020 Appeal launched as Cathedral reopens

Appeal launched as Cathedral reopens

WELLS Cathedral has launched a Bounce Back Appeal to make up for the shortfall in income during the lockdown... Read More


July 02 2020 Surprise 70th anniversary celebration

Surprise 70th anniversary celebration

A SURPRISE celebration helped make John and Kitty Usher’s 70th wedding anniversary in June a very special day... Read More


July 01 2020 Wells play areas to open again

Wells play areas to open again

PLAY areas in Wells will be able to open again from Saturday (July 4)... Read More


July 01 2020 Wells faces temporary loss of city centre post office services

Wells faces temporary loss of city centre post office services

WELLS is likely to be left without a city centre post office for a while once Wells Post Office closes its doors for the final time on July 24... Read More


June 23 2020 New bike racks installed outside Wells Town Hall

New bike racks installed outside Wells Town Hall

SEVEN new bike racks have been installed at the front of Wells Town Hall with more to follow elsewhere in the city centre... Read More


June 23 2020 School pupils and staff write letters to spread happiness

School pupils and staff write letters to spread happiness

PUPILS and staff at Wells Cathedral School have been writing letters to the residents of the care homes in Wells, in conjunction with the Wells Coronavirus Network... Read More


June 20 2020 Being at home no protection from scammers

Being at home no protection from scammers

MORE than a third of British adults have been the target of a scam since lockdown began, new research by Citizens Advice reveals... Read More


June 13 2020 Shops get set to reopen doors

Shops get set to reopen doors

HIGH street shops in Wells are preparing to open again on Monday (June 15) with new safety measures in place, and no car parking charges in Mendip District Council car parks... Read More