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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 04/03

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: More than 200,000 vaccinations offered in Somerset The latest national figures confirm that 20 million people across the...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 02/03

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Shuttle bus boost for county vaccination programme A free Somerset County Council Taunton town centre shuttle service has...

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Temporary Road Closure: Liney Road, Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 23 March 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 29th March 2021 and last for 4 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out new connection works to an existing Mains. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 07584 580934, quoting reference: ttro433092SE – Liney Road, Westonzoyland. Click here to view the Road Closure...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 29/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Caution urged after lockdown map is unveiled Somerset’s Director of Public Health has urged people to be ‘cautious and...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 24/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Schools to return from 8 March as roadmap on lockdown easing published The new roadmap out of the current lockdown has been...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 19/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Vaccinations open to next two priority groups Thanks to the efforts of hundreds of GPs, nurses, vaccinators, administrators,...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 16/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Care home film and blog shine light on unsung heroes of the pandemic The devastating impact of coronavirus on care staff and...

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Census 2021 – Ensuring the big decisions are made on the best information

Census 2021 will be key to making sure the big decisions on the future of our hospitals, schools, transport and other public services, following the pandemic and EU exit, are based on the best information possible. Run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the census – taking place on March 21 – is the once-in-a-decade survey that gives the most accurate estimate of all people and households in England and Wales. The digital-first census will not only provide a fresh picture of the size of all communities, it will also shed light on the health, social and economic changes to...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 09/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Call for people aged 70 and over to contact NHS for Covid jab People aged 70 and over who have not yet been vaccinated...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 05/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Food support for families in February half-term Somerset County Council is continuing to provide food support for families...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 03/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Public warned over COVID-19 vaccine scams Following an increasing number of reports around scams asking people to wrongly...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 01/02

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: First Somerset pharmacy site to offer COVID-19 vaccinations launched A new COVID-19 vaccination site has now opened at...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 27/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Second large vaccination centre now open at Bath and West Showground This week, The Royal Bath and West Showground will...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 22/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Vaccinations: Please be patient NHS staff and partners are doing an incredible job to deliver what it is the largest...

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Emergency Road Closure: Liney Road, Westonzoyland

Please be aware that we have received notification of an emergency road closure at Liney Road, Westonzoyland, which  commenced  on 18th January 2021 and is expected to last until 5th February 2021 (the closure is between the hours of  00:00 – 23:59). These works are for Western Power Distribution to carry out excavation works for new substation, their works reference is LN0832256896A. For any further information about this closure please contact Western Power Distribution on 07544 162196, quoting reference: ttro427094SE – WPD – Liney Road, Westonzoyland. A...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 21/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: More support for families in lockdown Somerset County Council has allocated a further £427,000 of funding to help schools...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 18/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset coronavirus vaccination programme extended Three more GP-led community vaccination sites will start to vaccinate...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 13/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Vaccines: Be aware of fraudsters Action Fraud is warning the public to remain vigilant as criminals begin to take advantage...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 08/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset COVID-19 vaccination programme expands More people in the high priority groups in Somerset are being invited to...

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Emergency Road Closure: School Road, Westonzoyland

Please be aware that we have received notification of an emergency road closure at School Road, Westonzoyland, which commenced on 6th January 2021 and is expected to last until 10th January 2021 (the closure is between the hours of 00:00 – 23:59). These works are for Wessex Water to repair a domestic leak, their works reference is 038750017001. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600, quoting reference: TTRO423088SE- School Road, Westonzoyland. A map of the affected area (in red), together with the recommended diversion route (in...

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Play area update – revised public notice

Play area, Youth Shelter and Older Children/fitness area The facilities will remain open as of the 05 January 2021 strictly in accordance with Government Policies and acknowledged risk, assessed with government scientific advice. Whilst a minimum of practical measures on site are possible given the location, layout and nature of the equipment, users and parents or guardians accompanying small children do so at their own choice and risk. Requirements of all are: Government guidelines for social distancing currently minimum 1.5 – 2 metres must be observed at all times with face masks...

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National lockdown: what you need to know – 05/01

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: National lockdown: Stay at home Somerset – with the rest of England – is now in national lockdown following the...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 23/12

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset moves into Tier 3 from Boxing Day Somerset is being moved into Tier 3 from 00.01 on Boxing Day (Saturday 26...

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Coronavirus Update: New Christmas Restrictions

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: New Christmas restrictions for Somerset Government restrictions around Christmas changed at the weekend with Somerset...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 19/12

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus this Christmas Public health leaders in Somerset are warning of rising infection...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset Engagement Board – 17/12

This update is provided by the Somerset Covid-19 Engagement Board and is designed to provide a weekly update on the current Covid-19 situation in Somerset. Over-arching message: After the Prime Minister’s latest announcement, we know that Somerset currently remains in Tier 2; it’s vital we all follow these rules in the run up to Christmas as mistakes now, could prove very costly in the future. With Christmas fast approaching we would like to remind you all that whilst you can bubble with two other households – making a maximum of three families between 23 and 27 December, you should...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 17/12

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Council staff step up to support vaccination programme More than 700 Somerset County Council staff have stepped up to...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 14/12

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Plan ahead for Christmas Christmas will be like no other this year and most of us will be celebrating it differently. In...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 09/12

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset’s first patient receives the COVID-19 vaccine, as NHS vaccination programme is launched Following the very first...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 07/12

All our help and information for 07/12/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset’s COVID-19 vaccination programme to begin this week Yeovil Hospital is preparing to start...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 04/12

All our help and information for 04/12/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Covid vaccinations across Somerset Covid vaccination locations will be set up across Somerset with mobile...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 02/12

All our help and information for 02/12/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset preparing for mass Covid vaccinations Plans are fully underway in Somerset to prepare for a mass...

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Census 2021 will provide a snapshot of modern society

Households across Westonzoyland will soon be asked to take part in Census 2021. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales. It has been carried out every decade since 1801, with the exception of 1941. It will be the first run predominantly online, with households receiving a letter with a unique access code, allowing them to complete the questionnaire on their computers, phones or tablets. “A successful census will ensure everyone from local government to charities can put services and funding in...

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Temporary Road Closure: Lakewall, Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 15th December 2020 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 21st December 2020 and last for 3 days (09:00 – 17:00hrs) to enable KN Network Services to replace a telegraph pole on behalf of BT Openreach. For any further information about this closure please contact KN Network Services on 07533 160105, quoting reference: ttro399116SE – Lakewall, Westonzoyland. Click here to view the Road Closure...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 26/11

All our help and information for 26/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Somerset in Tier 2 – and join us for a live briefing event tonight Somerset has been placed in Tier 2 when...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 24/11

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: We need to #MakeLockdownCountSomerset Our fantastic key workers in Somerset are leading a campaign to deliver a vital...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 23/11

All our help and information for 23/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Public Health dashboard: Detailed Public Health information dashboards are available on our website www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus just scroll down to ‘Covid-19 dashboard’. These are updated daily. Top stories today: Let the air in to combat the virus The government is encouraging people to open their windows and keep their...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 19/11

All our help and information for 19/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Introducing Somerset’s Covid Community Champions A new initiative is being launched to create a network of volunteers to help people in Somerset get the latest advice about Covid-19 and ensure residents stay as happy and healthy as possible in these difficult times. The scheme hit the ground running this week...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 16/11

All our help and information for 16/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Police take action over protests Police patrols have been increased and several people fined following breaches of COVID-19 legislation in Glastonbury in recent days. Police have been called following reports of public gatherings, which breach the Government regulations. Currently, a protest of more than two...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 12/11

All our help and information for 12/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Think about the drink and your mental health Everyone is encouraged to think and talk openly about alcohol, how it effects their lives and its link to mental health during this Alcohol Awareness Week (16-22 November). It has been an anxious and uncertain year and alcohol has been described as ‘the UK’s...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 11/11

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Domestic abuse – help is still available Support continues to be available for anyone affected by domestic abuse and we are working closely with partners to make sure services continue during the new lockdown. Restrictions imposed because of the pandemic may heighten domestic tensions and increase domestic abuse. For some...

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Somerset Bereavement Support Service

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Surviving Winter 2020/21

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Step Up Somerset: Support for job seekers

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 09/11

All our help and information for 09/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: #StayHomeForSomerset As the nation enters its second lockdown, Somerset County Council’s Public Health leaders are asking everyone in the county to pull together to keep coronavirus at bay and support the #StayHomeForSomerset campaign. Somerset has seen coronavirus cases rising at a steady rate. Although the...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 05/11

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Health and care chiefs say thank you Somerset Health and care services in Somerset are joining forces to thank the county’s residents for the support shown to NHS and social care throughout the pandemic. In an open letter, health and care chiefs say: “You clapped for key workers through the spring and summer, fundraised...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 03/11

All our help and information for 03/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Waste services in lockdown The weekend’s announcement of a second national lockdown may prompt questions about impacts on Somerset Waste Partnership services, notably recycling sites which were closed during the first lockdown period earlier this year. As things stand, the plan is that all 16 sites will...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 02/11

All our help and information for 02/11/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: New national restrictions from 5 November As outlined in the Prime Minister’s statement at the weekend, from Thursday 5 November, new national restrictions will apply in England. These include: Staying at home except for education, work (if it can’t be done from home), exercise and recreation, medical...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 28/10

All our help and information for 28/10/2020 is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/coronavirus/covid-19-latest-advice/ This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly to keep across developments and news. Top stories today: Food support for families in Somerset Somerset County Council has pledged £125,000 of additional support for families in Somerset who may be struggling to find food this winter. We want to ensure no child or adult in Somerset goes hungry. Our aim is to meet the immediate need for food, and work with the family...

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Somerset Covid Alert Level

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