Tag Archives: Heat

Melted road set for resurfacing

Repairs to a road in Mendip which partially melted during the recent spell of hot weather are due to take place early next week Affected by high temperatures and the intensity of the summer sun, the road at Tor Hole Road near Chewton Mendip softened and became pliable, causing the surface to lose grip. Highways […]

Help a neighbour in the heat

The very welcome warm weather is a mixed blessing for the frail and elderly who can find the heat difficult. Somerset County Council is asking neighbours, friends and relatives to keep an eye out for anyone who may be struggling to cope in the sustained heat and might need help maintaining their health and well-being. […]