Staying at home is best thing we can do to protect ourselves, our loved ones and the NHS, as the coronavirus pandemic enters its most dangerous phase.
The NHS is at its most critical point in its Covid response, with the disease still spreading fast before the effects of the first vaccinations can be felt.
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Essential council services have continued throughout the pandemic and this will not change during the latest lockdown.
Recycling and waste are still collected from the kerbside, social care is provided for adults and children, roads are repaired and gritted, and community meals are delivered, among many others
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Financial aid is available to support businesses through lockdown and beyond so make sure you get the money you are entitled to.
Since the start of the pandemic, North Somerset Council has distributed more than £46m of government grants to 4,000 businesses – but many more have yet to claim.
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Volunteers from across North Somerset are continuing to work hard during this lockdown to ensure the most vulnerable residents are cared for.
The North Somerset Together support network was established last year to ensure residents can continue to get the help they need during the pandemic.
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If you’re feeling pressurised and stressed since the new lockdown began, you are not alone.
Many people are feeling overwhelmed and anxious as they try to juggle various roles, whether working from home and home schooling simultaneously or continuing in a front-line job.
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Many more events are happening online this month to keep you entertained while you stay at home.
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Christmas is going to look very different this year and we must all do our best to enjoy the festivities while keeping our loved ones safe.
From tomorrow (Saturday), North Somerset moves into Tier 2 but this is still ‘high alert’ and residents are still urged to keep up the fight against Covid-19.
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Denise and Imogen’s films are available to watch on the Healthier Together website, along with others.
Lockdown and Tier 3 restrictions this year have been incredibly difficult for local businesses as their ability to trade has been limited.
More grants are now available to help these businesses survive winter and North Somerset Council is going above and beyond to support the hospitality sector, which has been hit especially hard.
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Covid-19 testing for people without symptoms has started in North Somerset.
Students and staff at Weston College, in Weston-super-Mare, are the first to be offered the tests as part of a new trial organised by North Somerset Council.
Continue reading Covid testing pilot launches locally