It is a month and more since Somerset went into lockdown. The gates of the county's recycling centres slammed shut and have remained locked. Keep your excess rubbish at home, they said. But even though the vast majority of residents … [Read more...] about RUBBISH – TIME FOR ACTION?
The Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline - 0300 790 6275 - is now live and makes it easier to access local authority assistance, including emotional support, during the Coronavirus crisis. The Helpline links the district and county … [Read more...] about NEW COUNCIL HELPLINE
The offices may be closed but the work goes on. Sedgemoor District Council has put in place today a range of measures to help some of the businesses in the District affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19). It has created a page on its website … [Read more...] about HELP FOR SEDGEMOOR BUSINESS
Butlins has shut its doors. Glastonbury is cancelled. The West Somerset Railway will not run. The Bath and West Show is off too and even the vital Sedgemoor Auction Centre at Junction 24 will be mothballed. This virus is dangerous enough … [Read more...] about DON’T GO OUT UNLESS ITS VITAL
I believe in the vital importance of farming in Somerset. With Coronavirus spreading and the economy suffering we need our farms more than ever. Inevitably I am concerned about the risks to individuals, but I know that the agricultural … [Read more...] about Standing up for our farmers