Coronavirus cases rising in North Somerset

Confirmed cases of coronavirus are increasing in North Somerset so everyone needs to do their bit to help prevent the spread of infection.

During the summer there were very low case rates locally but earlier this week North Somerset had the highest rate of confirmed cases in the South West, 20.5 per 100,000 population.

This is slightly above the national average of 16 per 100,000 people.

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Discover North Somerset delights

North Somerset is special – we love it and want to showcase everything it has to offer.

This month North Somerset Council has launched its ‘We ♥ North Somerset’ campaign to champion the natural environment, rich history, local events and businesses that make the area so special.

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Keep protecting yourself and others from coronavirus

Local lockdowns in other parts of the country serve as a wake-up call for all of us that the risks from coronavirus have not gone away.

While the numbers of cases being identified in North Somerset is currently low, we all still need to follow the guidance to reduce the chances of the disease spreading.

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Enjoy summer in North Somerset safely

With a few more weeks of summer left, there is still time to discover what’s on your doorstep and be a tourist in your own area.

North Somerset has beautiful beaches, stunning countryside and historic towns and villages, so you don’t have to go far for an enjoyable day out.

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Tackling loneliness during lockdown

Lockdown might be easing but many people are still feeling the effects of being apart from people for months on end.

The Mental Health Foundation has said that loneliness is one of the most experienced feelings during the coronavirus pandemic.

As people made efforts to stay home and stay safe, it meant the usual ways of seeing family, friends and familiar faces were put on hold.

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