Wells Voice Your Views

November 02 2019

Wells Neighbourhood Plan

MANY readers will recall consultations back in 2015/16 based on the Wells Neighbourhood Plan. .. Read More


November 02 2019

Collection should be out in the open

THE recent Phillips Portraits exhibition at the Wells and Mendip Museum is only a part of a major collection of images of people and landmarks in the area of Wells, Glastonbury, Street, Shepton Mallet and the neighbouring villages, where many families still reside, taken by Bert Phillips in the 1890s onwards... Read More


November 02 2019

Display of portraits was extraordinary

YOUNG men and women have dreams; ‘olde’ men and women have memories. This octogenarian bears witness to those ‘unsung’ volunteers across Mendip communities who attest to our past. .. Read More


October 06 2019

Please back campaign for better social care funding

WE’RE writing to ask your readers to put their names to the county council’s Stand Up For Care online petition (www.somerset.gov.uk/standupforcare)... Read More


August 31 2019

Loss of one of city’s great characters

WELLS has lost one of its great characters in Martin Coppell, not only ‘Mr Carnival’ himself, but a great man who did so much for all our community events, and above all one of the last few Wellensians who was truly proud of our city... Read More


August 31 2019

We are grateful for such generosity

I WOULD like to express my sincere thanks to all your readers, their family and friends who have donated to Macmillan Cancer Support in Somerset this past year... Read More


May 31 2019

Thank you, voters

I WOULD like to extend a huge thank you very much to everyone who voted for us, pounded the streets leafleting and canvassing and worked behind the scenes... Read More


March 27 2019

What future role will councils play?

WITH reference to the piece on page 14 (Wells Voice March edition) concerning changes to local government... Read More


February 27 2019

Residents’ parking schemes have a number of drawbacks

WE were interested to hear the views of residents discussing the traffic problems in Wells at the recent public meeting, during which a suggestion was made that a residents’ parking scheme should be introduced. .. Read More


January 30 2019

Residents losing out as the city expands

WELLS residents love our High Street, the Square, and the Cathedral with its Bishop’s Palace and moat walk... Read More