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Look after your neighbour and your community as COVID-19 cases increase

There has been an outpouring of public support and care for each other across Somerset communities as COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to increase across the UK. Somerset County Council is delighted to see so many rally around and offer their support to those in communities self-isolating, the elderly or those in identified ‘at risk’ groups such […]

Local Community comes together to make our streets safer

Local Community comes together to make our streets safer The Bridgwater Way has been busy working with people who live in Stockmoor and Wilstock Village to help make their streets safer. Together they created a “Community Street Audit” with the aim of seeing how local people viewed the quality of streets and open spaces in […]

Community heroes celebrated by Council Chairman

The Chairman of Somerset County Council has recognised the work of dozens of Somerset stalwarts at an annual award ceremony. Councillor Christine Lawrence presented over 60 Chairman’s Awards for services to community, to people who have dedicated their time and energy to others. From fiercely dedicated fundraisers to friendly volunteer drivers, bell ringers to bakers, […]

Public Sector Heroes Awarded

A County Council officer was one of two public sector heroes recently been recognised at a national award ceremony in London. The Locality Public Sector Hero Awards honour individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty to serve their local community. This year the remarkable efforts of both a Somerset County Council staff […]

Community update – Somerset Levels Flooding

Thursday 13th February 2014 Produced on behalf of the multiple agencies supporting those affected by the floods. For latest weather forecasts, visit the Met Office For flood warnings, visit Environment Agency or call (0345 988 1188). Latest news You said – we did At the public meeting in Huntworth yesterday evening, you told us you were […]