20th May 2019

How to Stay Well This Winter

15th January 2019 0
Getting your flu jab and self care are still the best way to stay well this winter, health professionals advise.  If you are eligible for an NHS flu jab and haven’t had one yet, ask […]

Keep safe on the road this winter

3rd December 2018 0
Somerset County Council’s road safety team has some helpful advice to keep everyone safe on the roads over the winter months. Heavy rain, high winds, ice, snow, and shorter hours of daylight can make driving/riding […]

Check which roads are gritted this winter

20th October 2018 0
With winter fast approaching, highways teams in Somerset are ready to grit 720 miles of road every time frost, ice or snow is predicted. Because of the huge financial pressures facing Somerset County Council due to falling Government funding […]

Got a Chimney? Get it swept!

6th September 2016 0
With colder nights fast approaching, Chimney Fire Safety Week (5 –11 September) provides a timely reminder to make sure that your chimney is ready for the winter months ahead. Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue […]

Social Care stepping up to meet winter pressures

10th January 2015 0
Somerset County Council’s Adult Social Care teams are stepping up to help address the pressures facing health services across the County. Extra social workers have been placed in hospitals since November and are working seven […]

Help yourself and your NHS this winter

23rd December 2014 0
Winter is a busy time for the NHS, and Somerset¹s Public Health chief is reminding people of the simple things they can do to help make this Christmas a healthy one. Trudi Grant, Somerset¹s Director […]