Tag Archives: Recovery

Council webinar to support local businesses

Somerset County Council will present online the work that they are doing with partners to help local businesses stay safe, recover and grow as the county eases further out of lockdown. The Council and partners are hosting a live webinar next Wednesday (22 July), free of charge at 7pm and open to any Somerset business […]

Canalside Flood meetings come to an end

After more than three months of providing information and advice for flood-hit residents, the regular Canalside Flood meetings have come to an end. All the support will still be available through the usual routes, but in light of falling attendance the multi-agency meetings will no longer take place. The meetings at the venue near Bridgwater […]

Flood volunteer efforts – can you help?

The floods may have gone, but the need for volunteers to help with the recovery in parts of Somerset remains as great as ever. Each day around 25 people have been turning up to assist those affected by flooding, doing everything from cleaning houses and removals, to gardening and DIY. Somerset County Council is now […]

Community update – Somerset Levels Flooding

For the latest version of this update, visit http://www.somersetnewsroom.com For latest weather forecasts, visit the Met Office http://www.metoffice.gov.uk For flood warnings, visit http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk or call 0345 988 1188.   Latest news   Canalside Flood Assistance Centre Meeting The Canalside Flood Assistance Centre will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 7 May at the Canalside Conference Centre in […]

Community update – Somerset Levels Flooding Tuesday, 8th April

For the latest version of this update, visit http://www.somersetnewsroom.com For latest weather forecasts, visit the Met Office http://www.metoffice.gov.uk For flood warnings, visit http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk or call 0345 988 1188.   ***Latest news*** Canalside Flood Assistance Centre meeting The meeting will take place as usual on Wednesday, 9 April at the Canalside Conference Centre in Bridgwater and […]

Flood Recovery Advice and Information

Flood Recovery Advice and Information Health and Safety Cleaning up Waste and Refuse Financial and other support Useful information Useful contacts Your Health and Safety In an emergency dial 999 and ask for appropriate service. Health and Safety The first point of contact for all health issues should be your GP. You can get advice […]

Together we’re ready for Recovery

Overall command of the response to the flooding crisis in Somerset has formally passed from the police to a joint operation led by Somerset County Council. The joint agreement, which was signed on Friday, sees six key points confirmed and moves the floods crisis from an emergency phase – known as “Response” – to a […]