Tag Archives: safety

Safety schemes set to be delivered in Bridgwater

A number of safety schemes are due to be delivered at the end of July on Taunton Road focusing on three junctions; Wills Road, Elmwood Avenue and Rhode Lane to improve crossing facilities in the area. The schemes are being carried out consecutively and will be delivered during the school summer holidays to keep disruption […]

Reduce the risks in your home

Somerset County Council and partners are supporting National Child Safety Week (Monday 3 June – Sunday 9 June 2019) to help keep children safe at home. This year’s theme is ‘Family life today: where’s the risk?’ The campaign highlights the increasing dangers facing families today from our modern lifestyles and offers simple solutions to keep […]

Work underway to find permanent fix for damaged road

Somerset County Council has taken swift action to keep drivers safe after severe weather caused damage to a key road in West Somerset. Temporary traffic lights are in place while extensive investigative works take place into structural damage to the foundations of the A358 at Sampford Brett near Williton. These have been caused by prolonged […]

Repairs to begin on closed road

Major works to rebuild a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February are due to start on Monday (27 Oct) – a week earlier than planned. Providing there are no unseen problems or extreme bad weather, it means the B3168 at The Beacon should be repaired and reopened in time for Christmas. The […]

Post-flood safety advice for Easter Holidays

Parents and children in flood-affected areas are being urged to take extra steps to stay safe this Easter holiday. Schools in Somerset break up next week and while the vast majority of floodwater has gone from the Levels and Moors, there are still some extra precautions that can be taken. Children should keep clear of […]