Public meeting – acute hospital based stroke services – 21 Feb 23

Come to an event in Yeovil on proposals for acute hospital based stroke services NHS Somerset is running a public consultation to gather feedback on proposals for improving acute hospital based stroke services in Somerset, from people living in Somerset and people who use Somerset hospitals. You are invited to join a public meeting where … Read more

Notice to bird keepers – legal requirements for avian flu from 7 Nov 22

From 7th November 2022, it will be a legal requirement for all bird keepers to keep their birds housed and to follow stringent biosecurity measures to protect their flocks. This applies whether keepers have commercial flocks, or just a few birds in a backyard. The decision was made by the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer, as … Read more

Free emergency preparedness training – October 21

You are invited to sign up to free, interactive online training with emergency responders and volunteer organisations throughout October, organised by the Somerset Prepared partnership. To read the full story please visit the Somerset Newsroom by clicking here. To attend this free event, you can register your interest and book training sessions on the Somerset Prepared … Read more

Public Rights of Way remain open ahead of vegetation cut

Somerset County Council is continuing to ensure that any path safety issues are investigated and resolved as soon as possible during the coronavirus emergency. Public rights of way within Somerset have remained open during the lockdown, with path users advised to follow the Countryside Code and Public Health England guidance regarding social distancing. Councillor John … Read more