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.
Continue reading Coronavirus cases rising in North Somerset
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.
Continue reading Discover North Somerset delights
September is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts – and that could include your health too.
The government recently launched its Better Health campaign, helping people kick-start and improve their health and wellbeing.
Continue reading More ways to get outdoors and keep healthy
Motivation to exercise and eat more healthily might be hard to find but the wide-ranging benefits go far beyond the number on the scale.
Last month the government launched a major Better Health campaign to help people kick-start and improve their health and wellbeing.
Continue reading Could you be in better health?
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.
Continue reading Keep protecting yourself and others from coronavirus
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.
Continue reading Enjoy summer in North Somerset safely
More and more spaces and places across North Somerset are reopening for people to enjoy a bit of normality once again.
Play areas have reopened, libraries are offering a click and collect service, and new outdoor eating areas are being established across the area. Continue reading Enjoy reopened spaces and places safely
Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets will be mandatory from next Friday (24 July) to minimise the overall risk of coronavirus. Continue reading Have you got your face covering?
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.
Continue reading Tackling loneliness during lockdown
Hot weather may be on its way again soon so it’s worth remembering the best ways to enjoy the sun safely.
Not everyone enjoys the heat so check-in with more vulnerable friends and family who might struggle more in hot weather.
Continue reading Stay cool when the sun shines