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Bus Back Better update

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 08/09

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Back to school – carefully Schools, colleges, and early years settings will be opening their doors again next week to welcome back...

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Somerset Rivers Authority Annual Report 2020-21

The SRA’s Annual Report for 2020-21 has just been published. It concentrates on the SRA’s many achievements over the past 12 months and also covers progress on some bigger themes and projects since the devastating floods of 2013-14. Hundreds of places across Somerset have benefitted from extra flood protection and resilience works funded by the SRA. In 2020-21, the SRA spent £3.344 million on actions designed to protect people, properties, businesses and roads, while enhancing local environments, in accordance with the objectives of Somerset’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan. Everyone in...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 16/08

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Self-isolation to end for double jabbed close contacts from Monday 16 August From Monday 16 August people who are double jabbed or...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 09/08

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Advice on vaccinating children and young people The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has advised this week...

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HPC Permit variation consultation

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Bridgwater Without Neighbourhood Plan – Application for Designation

As the first stage in preparing a Neighbourhood Plan, Bridgwater Without Parish Council have applied to Sedgemoor District Council to have the parish of Bridgwater Without designated as a Neighbourhood Area. The application can be viewed online at: https://www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/5151 In accordance with The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, representations on this application may be made for a six week period between 3rd August and 14th September 2021: by email to: ldf@sedgemoor.gov.uk by post to: Planning Policy, Inward Investment and Growth, Sedgemoor District Council,...

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Temporary Road Closure: Main Road, Middlezoy

Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=122354792 and the link for the Notice The order becomes effective on 24th August 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 31st August 2021 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out new connection works. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600, quoting reference: ttro455777 Main Road,...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 02/08

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Large vaccination site at the Bath and West Showground to move to Haynes Motor Museum At the end of this week, more changes will be...

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Somerset Bus Back Better

Click here to view a PDF of the Bus Back Better Somerset Presentation Click here to view/download the Feedback Form

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 24/07

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 https://www.somerset.gov.uk/covid-19-dashboard/ These are updated daily. Top stories today: Self-isolation rules for fully vaccinated critical workers The Government has announced that, in exceptional circumstances – where there would...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 20/07

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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 https://www.somerset.gov.uk/covid-19-dashboard/ These are updated daily. Top stories today: How to stay safe now restrictions have eased Almost all legal coronavirus restrictions ended today. From now, guidance is emphasising personal judgement and...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 19/07

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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 https://www.somerset.gov.uk/covid-19-dashboard/ These are updated daily. Top stories today: Think twice, do the right thing, and don’t let your guard down From Monday, most legal restrictions relating to Covid-19 will be lifted, but the risks of...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 15/07

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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 https://www.somerset.gov.uk/covid-19-dashboard/ These are updated daily. Top stories today: Public Health leaders urge caution as restrictions lift Public Health leaders in Somerset are urging people to proceed with caution and act responsibly as the...

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Sedgemoor Health Walks Programme for July – September

Click here to view/download the Sedgemoor Health Walks Programme for July-September 2021

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Wessex Flood Warden Newsletter – Summer 2021

Click here to view the Wessex Flood Warden Newsletter for Summer 2021

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 06/07

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Legal restrictions due to end on 19 July Coronavirus restrictions are set to end in England after the Prime Minister set out how...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 02/07

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Enjoy the match – please stay safe Many of us around the county will be cheering England on this weekend as they play in the...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 01/07

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Training to help bust vaccination myths Spark Somerset continues to offer Vaccination Myth Buster Training for anyone who feels they...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 28/06

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Weekend walk-in vaccinations This weekend the local NHS is setting up a series of walk-in vaccination centres to make it easier for...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 23/06

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Residents and tourists encouraged to be Covid-safe Somerset County Council is teaming up with Visit Somerset and Visit Exmoor to...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 16/06

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Pause at Step 3 on the lockdown route map The Government has announced a four-week pause at Step 3 on the route map out of lockdown...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 14/06

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Walk-in vaccination clinic available at Bath & West this weekend Residents in Somerset who have not yet had their Covid...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 07/06

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Travel, traffic lights and please plan ahead Travel is high on the news agenda this week with the Government publishing its update...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 01/06

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: £6m boost for Somerset’s economy Somerset County Council has announced details of a £6m package of funding to kickstart...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 30/05

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Stay safe and well this Bank Holiday weekend Covid infection rates in Somerset are low, but the virus is still with us. It’s very...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 26/05

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Follow the travel traffic lights: red, amber and green The ‘stay in the UK’ order was lifted just over a week ago,...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 18/05

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: £10m boost for public health to aid Somerset’s recovery from Covid Somerset County Council is putting the health of Somerset’s...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 17/05

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: info Hugs, pubs, hotels – and more After months of keeping our distance from those we don’t live with, many of us will be...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 12/05

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Government confirms restrictions will ease from 17 May The Prime Minister has confirmed the Government’s four tests for easing...

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Temporary Road Closure: St John Street, Bridgwater

The order becomes effective on1st June 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 7th June 2021 and last for 2 days (9:30-15:30) to enable Wessex Water to carry out works to replace a damaged cover. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600 quoting reference: ttro437469. Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=122016505 and the link for the...

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Temporary Road Closure: Bullhorn Drove, Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 1st June 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 7th June 2021 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out service disconnection. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600, quoting reference: ttro437743SE – WW – Bullhorn Drove, Westonzoyland. Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=121474787 and the link for the...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 07/05

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Book a PCR test if you have Covid-19 symptoms Somerset residents are being reminded that they need to book a PCR test if they are...

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Temporary Road Closure: Hoopers Lane,Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 25th May 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 1st June 2021 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out service disconnection. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4600 quoting reference: ttro434544SE – WW – Hoopers Lane,Westonzoyland. Please follow the link to view the above road closure; https://one.network/?tm=121294147 and the link for the...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 30/04

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: info Tests are freely available so please use them Everyone in Somerset over the age of 16 can now get free rapid lateral flow...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 26/04

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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 1 million in South West get second vaccine dose More than one million people in the South West have now received their...

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Emergency Road Closure: A39 Chilton Polden Hill – Amended

Amendment to closure extents: Please be aware that we have received an amendment to the closure extents for an emergency road closure at Chilton Polden Hill, Stawell, which commenced on 19th April 2021 and is expected to last until 30th April 2021 (the closure is between the hours of 09:00 – 15:30, Monday – Friday). These works are for Somerset Highways Tree Works to carry out the removal of defective dangerous trees and removal of dangerous trees with ash dieback, their works reference is LG06081101749. For any further information about this closure please contact Somerset...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 13/04

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: the facts and figures The Somerset COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has now delivered 367,549 vaccinations to the most...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 09/04

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Tributes to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh On behalf of our residents, Somerset County Council offers deepest sympathies to the Royal...

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Wessex Flood Warden Newsletter – Spring 2021

Click here to view the Wessex Flood Warden Newsletter Spring 2021 Click here to view the Flood Warden checklist

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Community Risk Management Plan for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 06/04

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Free coronavirus testing will be available to all Everyone in Somerset will be able to access free, regular, rapid coronavirus...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 01/04

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Enjoy Easter but please stay vigilant As we approach the Easter weekend, it is important that people continue to follow guidance to...

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Temporary Road Closure: Load Lane, Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 20 April 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 27th April 2021 and last for 3 days to enable Wessex Water to change a manhole cover. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4 600, quoting reference: ttro424000SE – WW – Load Lane, Westonzoyland. Click here to view the Road Closure Notice

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Temporary Road Closure: Liney Road, Westonzoyland

The order becomes effective on 20 April 2021 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 26th April 2021 and last for 5 days to enable Wessex Water to carry out new connection works. For any further information about this closure please contact Wessex Water on 0345 600 4 600, quoting reference: ttro426028SE – WW – Liney Road, Westonzoyland. Click here to view the Road Closure...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 30/03

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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 book 30,000 Coronavirus vaccines for Somerset residents More than 30,000 local people have been contacted and invited...

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Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council – 24/03

All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website https://www.somerset.gov.uk/latest-coronavirus-updates/ 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: Flag flies at half-mast to mark Covid anniversary The flag flew at half-mast outside County Hall in Taunton today as Somerset County...

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Polling Station and Postal Vote 2021

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Somerset The Unitary Debate – Have Your Say

This is the time to express your views on the future structure of local government in Somerset before it is taken out of residents hands. The Government consultation expires 19 April 2021. Click here to view the poster as a...

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Urgent Road Closure: River Road, Burrowbridge

Please be aware that we have received notification of an urgent road closure at River Road, Burrowbridge, which will commence on 22nd March 2021 and is expected to last until 23rd March 2021 (the closure is between the hours of 09:30 – 15:30). These works are for Sunbelt Rentals Ltd to carry out urgent cabling work on behalf of BT Openreach in order to restore customer service. For any further information about this closure please contact Sunbelt Rentals Ltd on 03700 500 792, quoting reference: TTRO441667TD- River Road,...

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