The closing date for Wellington residents to register their views on the future of the town’s library has been extended for seven weeks from Sunday April 22 April to Wednesday 13 June following feedback from the public, partners, councillors and communities. Councillor David Hall, cabinet member for resources and economic development at Somerset County Council, […]
Councillors from Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) and West Somerset Council voted to merge the two councils at a ‘historic’ meeting on Monday 19th March. The following press release was issued: “Two Somerset councils that have been in formal partnership for almost five years have agreed to give their consent to the start of the […]
Ceramicist and arts administrator Mary Kembery is leading Nynehead Court in new directions as she begins to establish Stable Arts in the listed Victorian stable block in the grounds of Nynehead Court. “The purpose of Stable Arts is to create an arts hub at on the site, primarily by using the stables as a venue for […]
Wellington Choral Society is returning Handel’s ‘Messiah’ to its origins as a celebration of Easter in its performance on Saturday, 24 March 2018, at St John’s Church, Wellington. Many will know ‘Messiah’ from its regular performance at Christmas but fewer will know that it was written in just 24 days in 1741 for its first […]
Wellington’s gained a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Odd Down (Bath) on Saturday 17th March. Having had their last two matches postponed because of waterlogged grounds, the players must have felt relieved to get the green light to play this fixture after a morning pitch inspection. A ragged and disjointed first 45 minutes led to no […]
Good Friday sees the annual Walk of Witness through the town. Following a United Service organised by Wellington Churches Together at St John’s church, starting at 10am the congregation will follow the cross down the High St and then into South St, finishing at the Baptist Church for coffee and hot cross buns.