Smoking makes the impact of coronavirus much worse so quitting could be one of the best things you do right now to protect your health.
Emerging evidence from China shows that smokers with COVID-19 are 14 times more likely to develop severe respiratory disease.
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Vital personal protective equipment (PPE) is being shipped out across the region to people in frontline care roles after a distribution hub was set up in North Somerset.
North Somerset Council is taking delivery of stocks of much-needed items, including aprons, gloves, face masks and cleaning equipment.
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Temporary foster carers are needed throughout North Somerset to provide safe and loving homes for North Somerset children and young people.
If your employment circumstances have changed due to coronavirus, could now be the time you help support a vulnerable child or young person in need of care?
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Could you open your home and share your family life, interests and skills with someone who needs help and support to live a fulfilling life?
North Somerset’s Shared Lives scheme is currently recruiting paid carers to make a valuable impact on vulnerable adults’ lives.
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Health and wellbeing professionals are coming together for a special day to help people who are homeless, in temporary accommodation or sofa surfing.
Hairdressers and dentists are among the professionals donating their time and skills during the wellbeing day, from 10.30am-2pm on Friday 27 September.
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Do you have friends or family members who need a little extra support to live independently?
A new extra-care housing development is being built in Yatton to provide the perfect home for people aged 55 and over.
Continue reading Do your loved ones need extra support?
Are you a tradesperson who could donate your time, skills, supplies and materials to help a local family in need?
BBC One’s hit TV show DIY SOS – Big Build is coming to Weston-super-Mare in March.
Continue reading Traders needed for BBC One’s DIY SOS!
Could you make fostering your New Year’s resolution for the coming year?
Families across North Somerset are needed to provide a loving home for local children in care.
Continue reading Could you be a foster carer?
Local residents can now be part of the next step in building a strong future for Weston General Hospital.
The hospital plays a crucial role in the local NHS but, as the smallest acute trust in England, it struggles with an increased demand for services, the long-term recruitment of doctors in some specialties, and delivering services with the money available.
Continue reading Have your say on future services at Weston General Hospital