Council News

Further food support for families in third lockdown

Somerset County Council has allocated a further £427,000 of funding to help schools provide families with food support during this lockdown. During term time, the Department for Education (DfE) has asked schools to provide meal

Vaccines: Be aware of fraudsters

Action Fraud is warning the public to remain vigilant as criminals begin to take advantage of the roll out of the coronavirus vaccine to commit fraud. Remember: The vaccine is free of charge. The NHS

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Somerset Waste Partnership update

Recycling sites and COVID All 16 sites remain open on their usual winter schedule in the current lockdown, being defined by Government as essential services. We are asking people to visit only if their trip

Weekly footfall report

To see last weeks footfall data from Burnham-on-Sea, please click on the link below: Weekly Footfall Burnham-on-Sea Wk1Yr2021

Somerset joins together to create a county-wide panto

In Search of Cinderella Families across Somerset will be able to enjoy the county’s own virtual panto from the comfort of their own homes. Theatre makers from across Somerset have come together to create the

Supporting Somerset’s visitor economy

A countywide scheme is being launched to support tourism and visitor-centred businesses in Somerset in the wake of the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The visitor economy plays an important part in the wider

Scam Alert

The police are seeing an increase in Phishing and in particular Smishing (SMS texts) being sent to individuals stating they are eligible for the Covid vaccine, these texts purport to be from the NHS and

Public facing information about vaccines

There are naturally a lot of questions being raised by the public about the vaccination programme. The following website is publicly accessible and is being updated all the time.  It is a really good source

Weekly footfall report

To see last few weeks footfall data from Burnham-on-Sea, please click on the links below: Weekly Footfall Burnham on Sea Wk51Yr2020 Weekly Footfall Burnham on Sea Wk52Yr2020 Weekly Footfall Burnham on Sea Wk53Yr2020  

National lockdown: what you need to know

Coronavirus update from Somerset County Council All our help and information is now available in a single place on the SCC website This page is refreshed through the day so please check in regularly

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Don’t destroy with a duck’s diet

With many people and children walking out and about, in parks, by the canal or river, it’s always lovely to see children feeding the ducks with stale bread.  However, ducks need a varied diet to

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SWP News: Lockdown latest

Recycling sites stay open for essential use Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) plans to keep the county’s 16 recycling sites open on standard winter hours for essential use during the latest COVID-19 national lockdown. Government guidance

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Be alert to Covid scammers

Residents in Sedgemoor are being warned to be alert, after several people have phoned Sedgemoor District Council to report scams.  The most recent is a survey scambeing promoted and conducted via social media platforms.  The

New tarmac path at Highbridge cemetery

The central path in Highbridge Cemetery from Fairford Road to near the lych gate at the Burnham Road end is being tarmacked, with work commencing on Monday 4th January 2021. The work will start at

Rough sleepers

As a result of Sedgemoor District Council’s commitment to end rough sleeping, we are continuing to work closely with our partners at ARC, YMCA Dulverton Group and Julian House; we have a range of experienced





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