Protecting health and wellbeing

Winter is coming and with lockdown returning, the risks of social isolation will be greater.

Everyone spends more time indoors over winter but now it’s more important than ever to keep in touch with anyone who might be struggling.

Please check-in on vulnerable family members, friends and neighbours to make sure they have the support they need.

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Support for businesses and employees

Advice and support is available for businesses at risk of closure and anyone facing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

North Somerset Council is committed to protecting jobs and strengthening the local economy in a sustainable way.

A range of free information, advice and guidance is available to those businesses at risk of making redundancies.

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Working together to reduce the spread

Residents in North Somerset have shown resilience and community spirit during the pandemic but we must all continue to do everything possible to protect our families, friends and neighbours.

Cases are rising fast locally so the council was already in discussions with neighbouring councils, partners in health and social care, and the government about moving into a higher alert level.

Yesterday (Sunday), the latest reported rate of infection in North Somerset was 151.6 per 100,000 people, with 326 new cases confirmed in the previous seven days.

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Enjoy a spooky but safe school holiday

Spooky fun can still be enjoyed by families during the school holidays next week while doing all we can to protect ourselves and our loved ones from coronavirus.

Halloween is a great time for dressing up and having fun but this year we need to celebrate in a different way.

By taking precautions, you can enjoy Halloween safely and there are lots of ideas to make this holiday special while celebrating at home.

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