Wells Voice Your Views

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


January 30 2019

Pedestrianisation not what we need

PLEASE think again about making Wells pedestrianised, the access for disabled people is already limited and I, for one, do not want the town ‘set in aspic’. .. Read More


November 28 2018

This carnival was for you, Martin

AFTER months of preparations, the Wells Carnival was the city’s biggest community event success, firstly with kind weather, some of the best carts for years, huge crowds, excellent marshalling and no hold ups... Read More


October 31 2018

Something must be done about chaotic situation in North Road

TWO site meetings were held in October on the chaos of North Road in Wells... Read More