October 2019

Press releases in October 2019 issued by Mendip District Council.

An image relating to Council re-launches Mental Health & Wellbeing Champions on World Mental Health Day
On World Mental Health Day, last week, the council hosted a Health and Mind Matters Event in partnership with Job Centre Plus. The event offered the council the perfect opportunity to re-launch the Mendip's Mental Health and Wellbeing Champions.
An image relating to Council and Job Centre Plus successfully host Health and Mind Matters Event
Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year so it is very important support is offered and available in our community.
An image relating to Food and farming Brexit briefing to be held in Mendip
Food and farming businesses across Somerset are being given the opportunity to learn more about preparations needed ahead of Brexit at an event later this month.
An image relating to Business event boosted by free parking in Mendip
Mendip will benefit from free parking on Saturday 7, December for Small Business Saturday.
The Norton St Philip Referendum due to take place on 17th October 2019 relating to the adoption of the Norton St Philip Neighbourhood Plan will no longer take place for the following reasons:
An image relating to Tourist numbers driven up in Mendip thanks to free coach parking
An eighteen month free coach parking trial in Glastonbury and Wells has been given the green light to continue.
An image relating to Mendip start for Recycle More expanded collections
Mendip will be the first area in Somerset to have the new Recycle More service from June 2020, Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) has announced.