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

Helping you to help others

Many people struggle to get the help they need to lead the lives they want. A growing number of small independent care or support services (also called micro-providers) are setting up across Somerset to offer more choice to people looking for support with basic tasks like shopping, cooking, cleaning, gardening, home maintenance and personal care. … Read more