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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…

Research reveals the most popular songs to give birth to

Research reveals the most popular songs to give birth to

New Spotify research undertaken by parenting expert and nursery retailer, Kiddies Kingdom, has studied a multitude of songs across a range of birthing playlists including those titled “Pregnant and Feeling Good”, “Birth and Labour” and “Labour and Delivery” to reveal the top 10 songs people listen to when faced with hours of tears, screams and contractions.… Read More…

Have your say on the future of education delivery in Crewkerne and Ilminster

Have your say on the future of education delivery in Crewkerne and Ilminster

Members of the public are invited to have their say on plans to transform how education is delivered in the Crewkerne and Ilminster area from 12 November. Somerset County Council has today announced details of a public consultation on proposals to move from the current three-tier school system to a two-tier model of primary and… Read More…

4 cute baby keepsakes you can make yourself

4 cute baby keepsakes you can make yourself

As busy and stressful as life is as a new parent, the first year or so is one that you’ll want to cherish, whether that’s through photo albums or something a little different. Here are some suggestions of cute baby keepsakes you can make yourself, either to keep or to use as gifts for grandparents… Read More…

Academic Catch-Up for students in Years 10 and 11

Academic Catch-Up for students in Years 10 and 11

This summer Millfield School in Street is running an Academic Catch-Up course, designed for students who have just completed Year 9 or Year 10 and want to prepare for going back to the classroom for the next academic year. Each subject will last three hours and will look at key curriculum topics to help students… Read More…

Heads in Somerset ready to welcome pupils back

Heads in Somerset ready to welcome pupils back

Somerset Head Teachers have issued a resounding message to pupils across the county – “School is the best place for you, we can’t wait to see you back”. As education leaders prepare for the return of all pupils from September, work has already begun to ensure parents and pupils are reassured and feel positive about… Read More…

Council tax hardship relief scheme launched during Covid-19

Council tax hardship relief scheme launched during Covid-19

Thousands of working age residents in Bath and North East Somerset are set to have their council tax reduced to help prevent financial hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. Bath & North East Somerset Council has made an urgent decision to reduce council tax liability to lessen people’s financial burden at a time when they may… Read More…

Midwife reveals common mistakes during nappy changing that cause nappy rash

Midwife reveals common mistakes during nappy changing that cause nappy rash

Post provided by Heather Morris, sponsored by Metanium. Midwife Heather Morris, along with leading nappy rash brand, Metanium, reveals common mistakes during nappy changing that cause nappy rash. “Most babies will get nappy rash at some point. Although it is common and mild cases are easily treatable, it can be a cause for concern. At… Read More…

Potential red flags for parents at 1-12 weeks

Potential red flags for parents at 1-12 weeks

Post provided by Heather Morris Midwife sponsored by Metanium. With community heathcare access not as freely available to new mums currently, Midwife Heather Morris gives an overview of potential red flag warnings for babies aged 1-12 weeks from a professional’s perspective on behalf of nappy-rash cream, Metanium. Between 1-12 weeks, babies are likely to develop… Read More…

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