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    Our roles & responsibilities:

    • The Town Hall, accommodating: -The City Council offices and meeting chamber and on occasion the Coroner's Court.
    • The Town Hall is a venue for markets, meetings, concerts, conferences, weddings and many other events, as well as regular classes, clubs and other community groups  
    • Management of Wells Cemetery  
    • Public conveniences in the City  
    • Allotments at Burcott Road and Barnes Close and in the grounds of the Bishop's Palace.
    • Partnership working with a wide range of councils and organisations on issues affecting the life of the City, its residents and visitors   
    • A strong voice in the scrutiny of all planning and licensing applications affecting the City  
    • Involvement in City Centre Management including CCTV and alcohol restricted zones
    • Oversight of the Wells In Bloom programme
    • Management of the two funfairs held in the Market Place in May and November each year  
    • Management of the Wells skatepark
    • Grants and financial support to local clubs and organisations.
    • Control of the water running down the south side of the High Street (that on the north side comes direct from the Bishop's Palace)! 
    • Records of the City going back to the 12th century and an Archivist to look after and interpret them
    • A strong ceremonial role in the City


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    Meet the Council

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    Meet the Mayor

    History & contact info


    Upcoming meeting info

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