Save the 126

First Bus is proposing to withdraw the 126 bus route. The 126 bus is a vital service from Wells to Weston-super-Mare and serves many villages and towns between the two.   For the thousands of people who live on the west side of Wells, Haybridge, Wookey, Easton, Westbury-sub-Mendip, Rodney Stoke, ...

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Be Prepared - Mendip Matters 21st July

n 1907 Scouting founder, Robert Baden-Powell, devised the motto ‘Be Prepared’.  These words came to mind this week when I read a brief that bin collections were to begin at 5.30am to avoid the current exceptional temperatures. Householders affected were being asked to place their refuse out the n...

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The pleasures of performing arts - Mendip Matters - 18th July 2022

There is a general feeling that our society has become more fractious. Just this week a local GP told me that the surgery receptionists are regularly on the receiving end of incredible rudeness. These incidents used to occur once every couple of weeks, now it’s several times a day. Also this week...

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