Wells Voice News

July 09 2017 From the Town Hall: Extraordinary year as city's first citizen

From the Town Hall: Extraordinary year as city's first citizen

This month, former Mayor of Wells, Councillor Alison Gibson, sums up her year.. Read More


July 09 2017 Re-elected MP spells out his priorities

Re-elected MP spells out his priorities

JAMES Heappey will press for more money for public services and improved digital connectivity after being re-elected as Conservative MP for Wells... Read More


July 09 2017 Work starts on new homes near Tesco

Work starts on new homes near Tesco

WORK has begun on a new development of 30 one and two bedroom retirement apartments on land at the Tesco store site in West Street, Wells... Read More


July 09 2017 Chairman excited as festival gets set to celebrate 25th anniversary

Chairman excited as festival gets set to celebrate 25th anniversary

THE new chairman of one of the longest-running literature festivals in the country is very excited about its 25th anniversary which takes place this year... Read More


July 06 2017 Project aims to bring barn back to heart of community life in 130th anniversary year

Project aims to bring barn back to heart of community life in 130th anniversary year

JUNE marked the start of the 130th anniversary of the Wells Recreation Grounds and The Bishop's Barn – the magnificent 15th century barn right in the heart of Wells – being given to the city... Read More


July 04 2017 Two special people at heart of pair's charity fundraiser

Two special people at heart of pair's charity fundraiser

TWO Wells women are organising a special fundraising event at the end of July in aid of causes close to their hearts... Read More


July 03 2017 Traders lose status as farmers' market

Traders lose status as farmers' market

WELLS has lost its farmers’ market – at least in name... Read More


July 02 2017 Shops join initiative to create art gallery with a difference

Shops join initiative to create art gallery with a difference

WELLS city centre is to become one big art gallery with paintings displayed in dozens of shop windows... Read More


June 30 2017 'To share in the journey of these young people has been an honour'

'To share in the journey of these young people has been an honour'

As Steve Jackson prepares to retire at the end of the summer term after 28 years at the Blue School, the past 18 as headteacher, he reflects on his time at the school and looks ahead to what he will do in the future.. Read More


June 29 2017 Feelgood art show

Feelgood art show

WELLS Town Hall was the venue for tiny treasures of the art world in June. .. Read More