Wells Voice News

May 19 2020 Mendip Business Awards called off because of coronavirus crisis

Mendip Business Awards called off because of coronavirus crisis

THE 2020 Mendip Business Awards have been cancelled due to the coronavirus emergency... Read More


May 19 2020 Somerset firms urged to take part in business survey

Somerset firms urged to take part in business survey

BUSINESSES across Somerset are being urged to give five minutes of their time to provide policymakers with a true snapshot of the health of the county’s economy... Read More


May 15 2020 Wells Junior Bake Off challenge to raise funds for Marie Curie

Wells Junior Bake Off challenge to raise funds for Marie Curie

A WELLS Junior Bake Off competition is being held to raise money for the Marie Curie charity... Read More


May 14 2020 RNIB launches new online library for people with sight loss

RNIB launches new online library for people with sight loss

THE Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched a new online library offering people with sight loss in South West instant access to thousands of free books in formats they can read... Read More


May 14 2020 Captain Tom, Rainbow and Hope among names for new cygnets

Captain Tom, Rainbow and Hope among names for new cygnets

FOLLOWING a week of public voting, with many hundreds of suggestions, The Bishop's Palace in Wells has announced the results of the names for the new cygnets, which hatched at the beginning of May... Read More


May 14 2020 Police role 'diminished' as lockdown relaxed

Police role 'diminished' as lockdown relaxed

By Stephen Sumner, Local Democracy Reporter.. Read More


May 13 2020 Advice to help people if otter is taking fish from their pond

Advice to help people if otter is taking fish from their pond

FOUNDER of the UK Wild Otter Trust, Dave Webb, says he has been alerted to a possible otter taking fish from garden ponds in Wells... Read More


May 13 2020 Cygnet saved after being washed away and attacked by magpie

Cygnet saved after being washed away and attacked by magpie

EAGLE-EYED viewers of the 24 hour Swan Cam at The Bishop’s Palace in Wells became concerned on Monday, when it became clear that only six out of the seven new cygnets were visible on the Palace Moat... Read More


May 08 2020 Pictures show how Wells celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

Pictures show how Wells celebrated VE Day 75 years ago

Wells & Mendip Museum has shared photos from its archives of VE Day celebrations in Wells in 1945... Read More


May 07 2020 Collapse in income threatens Wells museum's survival

Collapse in income threatens Wells museum's survival

SEVERAL weeks ago Wells and Mendip Museum closed its doors in response to the lockdown... Read More