Wells Voice News

March 31 2021 Bishop to retire on medical grounds

Bishop to retire on medical grounds

THE Bishop of Bath and Wells, the Rt Rev Peter Hancock, has recovered his strength sufficiently following treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia that he has been able to return to Wells... Read More


March 31 2021 The census of 1911 and the fight for women’s suffrage

The census of 1911 and the fight for women’s suffrage

EVERY time the census takes place, as it did this year on March 21, it reminds a Wells businesswoman of her grandparents’ fight for women to have the right to vote... Read More


March 31 2021 Bed races a highlight of Leos activities

Bed races a highlight of Leos activities

LATE in 1986 the Wells Branch of the Lions Club International (the largest charity service club in the world), under the chairmanship of Harry Hartley, held an official ceremony at the Wells Junior School to form the Wells Leos Club to provide the youth of the day with an opportunity for personal development through volunteering... Read More


March 29 2021 Easter is the season of hope

Easter is the season of hope

Easter Message from the Bishop of Bath and Wells, the Rt Rev Peter Hancock.. Read More


March 25 2021 Easter family fun on offer at The Bishop’s Palace

Easter family fun on offer at The Bishop’s Palace

THIS Easter holiday, families looking for things to do will find fun activities on offer The Bishop’s Palace in Wells... Read More


March 04 2021 Chance to have say at Parish Meeting

Chance to have say at Parish Meeting

A CHANCE for Wells people to have their say is coming next week... Read More


March 03 2021 Gormley work could give city huge boost

Gormley work could give city huge boost

A WORK by the renowned sculptor Sir Antony Gormley to be displayed on the West Front of Wells Cathedral could give the local economy and community a major boost after such a difficult time because of the pandemic... Read More


March 03 2021 Strong support for vision of modern skatepark in Wells

Strong support for vision of modern skatepark in Wells

THERE was strong support for the proposal to create a new skatepark in Wells at the meeting of Wells City Council on January 28... Read More


March 03 2021 Temporary halt to loyalty prize draws

Temporary halt to loyalty prize draws

THE Wells loyalty shopping scheme monthly draws have been put on hold while the lockdown is in place and trading is more difficult... Read More


March 02 2021 Somerset over 60s invited to book Covid vaccination

Somerset over 60s invited to book Covid vaccination

THE latest national figures confirm that 20 million people across the country have now been offered the Covid jab... Read More