Shepton Mallet Local News

UP CLOSE: Ian Byworth, CEO of Shepton Mallet-based Citizens Advice Mendip

Posted: 18.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Shepton Mallet Nub News aims to be supportive to every element of the town's community from business and shops to people and charities, clubs and ...

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Mendip Markets including Shepton's on a Friday continue daily, despite coronavirus

Posted: 17.01.21 by The Editor Local News



Mendip Council has confirmed that the Saturday markets will be closing due to safety concerns and falling numbers - but that weekdays will continue. ...

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Heat pump or electric vehicle charge point owners in Shepton Mallet wanted for research project

Posted: 17.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Bath and West Community Energy (BWCE) working with Avalon Community Energy (ACE) are looking for heat pump or electric vehicle charge point owners in ...

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Grants of up to £2,500 available for charities in Shepton Mallet

Posted: 16.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Grants up to £2,500 are now available for smaller charities and grassroots groups based in Shepton Mallet. Somerset Community Foundation (SCF...

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Shepton Mallet firefighters help tackle gas meter fire in Chilcompton

Posted: 15.01.21 by Shepton Mallet Nub News Local News



Firefighters from Shepton Mallet were among three crews who tackled a gas meter fire in Chilcompton yesterday afternoon (January 14). Just after 3p...

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Council quashes plans to reopen Somerset quarry to provide materials during HS2 construction

Posted: 14.01.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Daniel Mumby Local News



Plans to reopen a Somerset quarry to provide construction materials during the HS2 rail project have been refused by the county council. Aggregate ...

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Avon and Somerset Police chief cancels rest days due to coronavirus sickness rates

Posted: 14.01.21 by By Local Democracy Reporter Stephen Sumner Local News



More than 80 Avon and Somerset Police officers are ill with Covid-19 and another 47 could be infected. Chief constable Andy Marsh is cancelling re...

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Petition gathers support : As Somerset bee keepers express dismay at use of toxic pesticide

Posted: 14.01.21 by The Editor Local News



Somerset bee keepers have reacted to news that the government has allowed the use of a toxic pesticide. The chair of the county bee keepers said th...

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Plans for natural burial ground in West Cranmore are refused

Posted: 13.01.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News



Plans to turn a field in West Cranmore into a natural burial ground have been turned down by Mendip District Council. A planning application for th...

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Mendip District Council offers help to deal with damp and mould in Shepton Mallet this winter

Posted: 12.01.21 by Mendip District Council Local News



Damp and cold homes can be really hard to deal with especially during the winter months. It is not unusual for properties in Mendip to show signs o...

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