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Former Glastonbury student writing fifth adventure gamebook and a graphic novel

Posted: 14.05.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News

Former Glastonbury resident and ex-St Benedict’s and St Dunstan’s pupil Mark Lain became a published author a few years ago when he launched his ...

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Glastonbury protest boosts campaign as ward closure is delayed

Posted: 13.05.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the team behind the campaign to save Mendip's last adult mental health ward say they have been told it will ...

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James Heappey MP column: Flying the flag for Somerset Day

Posted: 12.05.21 by James Heappey Local News

Despite the country slowly but surely heading back to normality, there was much more of a focus on social media than the in person celebrations for So...

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Garage to return at Glastonbury home after planning approval is given

Posted: 12.05.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News

A garage will be rebuilt at a home in Glastonbury after planning approval was granted by Mendip District Council. A planning application for the bu...

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Fly-tipping in Mendip rises by more than one third since first lockdown

Posted: 12.05.21 by Daniel Mumby - Local Democracy Reporter Local News

Fly-tipping incidents in Mendip have increased by more than 40 per cent compared to when the first national lockdown started. New statistics releas...

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One week left for Glastonbury residents to sign up to the Big Community Switch

Posted: 11.05.21 by Mendip District Council Local News

Mendip residents only have one week left to sign up to the Big Community Switch which could help them save money on energy bills. The iChoosr Big C...

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Vandals damage broadband equipment near Glastonbury after mistaking it for a 5G mast

Posted: 11.05.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News

An area on the outskirts of Glastonbury suffered an internet outage over the weekend after 5G protesters mistook broadband equipment for a mobile netw...

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Foodies delight at the Bath and West Country Festival

Posted: 11.05.21 by Bath & West Country Festival Local News

Food enthusiasts will be delighted that the Food and Drink Hall is firmly on the menu of attractions at the one-off Bath and West Country Festival. ...

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Glastonbury student gains place at the University of Oxford

Posted: 11.05.21 by Tim Lethaby Local News

A student from Glastonbury has made it through the competitive selection process to gain a place at the University of Oxford next year. Alex Willia...

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Become a Festival of Literature Friend and get VIP treatment while supporting local schools

Posted: 10.05.21 by Liz Bowskill Local News

The annual Wells Festival of Literature opens on October 15, but the event’s Friends scheme ensures that fans of the event, now in its 29th year, ca...

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