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Salisbury and Bath to play host to large-scale NHS Vaccination Centres

Salisbury and Bath to play host to large-scale NHS Vaccination Centres

The rollout of the coronavirus vaccine across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire will now benefit from the introduction of two large-scale NHS Vaccination Centres.  Based at Salisbury City Hall and Bath Racecourse, the two venues, which open to patients from next week, will be able to provide the life-saving vaccine on a… Read More…

Local contact tracing to begin in Bath and North East Somerset

Local contact tracing to begin in Bath and North East Somerset

The continued effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 will see the launch of local contact tracing by Bath & North East Somerset Council public protection officers from today (January 19). The council is launching the service to support and complement the national NHS Test & Trace system and to ensure that people who have… Read More…

How food poverty is being tackled in Bath and North East Somerset

How food poverty is being tackled in Bath and North East Somerset

A report on how communities have pulled together to support people facing food poverty and the next steps needed to tackle the issue will go before Bath & North East Somerset Council on January 21. The report highlights that food insecurity, where people do not have the means to reliably meet their food needs, is… Read More…

Temporary closures introduced at Minor Injuries Units in Paulton and Trowbridge

Temporary closures introduced at Minor Injuries Units in Paulton and Trowbridge

Temporary closures will be introduced at Minor Injuries Units (MIUs) in Paulton and Trowbridge on Monday 18th January as frontline clinical staff are redeployed to care for the rising number of patients requiring treatment for Covid-19.  Trowbridge MIU will be temporarily closed to patients booking appointments through NHS 111, but will keep some services open… Read More…

Temporary coronavirus mobile testing unit in Paulton

Temporary coronavirus mobile testing unit in Paulton

People living in the Paulton area are being urged to book themselves in for a coronavirus test at a new temporary mobile testing unit if they are experiencing any symptoms of the virus. A temporary mobile testing unit will be set up at Paulton Rovers Football ground from Friday January 15. The MTU will be in… Read More…

Exercise don’t socialise in our parks warning

Exercise don’t socialise in our parks warning

Residents in Bath and North East Somerset are being reminded they can exercise but not socialise in parks and open spaces under government rules on lockdown. And skateboarders are being told not to use Royal Victoria Park’s skate park which is closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Skaters should not use Alice Park either.… Read More…

Public consultation on Two Rivers Primary School in Keynsham

Public consultation on Two Rivers Primary School in Keynsham

Residents in Keynsham are being made aware of a public consultation being held by Wellsway Multi-Academy Trust, the Department for Education and ISG about the new Two Rivers Primary School at Hygge Park. The consultation comes ahead of a full planning application to be submitted to Bath & North East Somerset Council early in 2021.… Read More…

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