Welcome to Somersham Parish Council

Somersham Parish Council serving the village of Somersham in Cambridgeshire.

Please contact us if you have questions concerning the work of the Parish Council, if you have any concerns that you feel the Council should be aware of or where it can help or support you.

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 COVID-19 UPDATE FOR CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Cambridgeshire has been identified as Tier 2 effective following the end of Lockdown on 2nd December 2020

Tier 2: High alert

This is for areas with a higher or rapidly rising level of infections, where some additional restrictions need to be in place.

In tier 2:

  • you must not socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place

  • you must not socialise in a group of more than 6 people outside, including in a garden or a public space – this is called the ‘rule of 6’

  • businesses and venues can continue to operate, in a COVID-Secure manner, other than those which remain closed by law, such as nightclubs

  • pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. Hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with substantial meals

  • hospitality businesses selling food or drink for consumption on their premises are required to:

    • provide table service only, in premises which sell alcohol

    • close between 11pm and 5am (hospitality venues in airports, ports, transport services and motorway service areas are exempt)

    • stop taking orders after 10pm

  • hospitality businesses and venues selling food and drink for consumption off the premises can continue to do so after 10pm as long as this is through delivery service, click-and-collect or drive-through

  • early closure (11pm) applies to casinos, cinemas, theatres, museums, bowling alleys, amusement arcades, funfairs, theme parks, adventure parks and activities, and bingo halls. Cinemas, theatres and concert halls can stay open beyond 11pm in order to conclude performances that start before 10pm

  • public attendance at outdoor and indoor events (performances and shows) is permitted, limited to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 people indoors

  • public attendance at spectator sport and business events can resume inside and outside, subject to social contact rules and limited to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 people indoors

  • places of worship remain open but you must not socialise with people from outside of your household or support bubble while you are indoors there, unless a legal exemption applies

  • weddings and funerals can go ahead with restrictions on numbers of attendees – 15 people can attend wedding ceremonies and receptions, 30 people can attend funeral ceremonies, and 15 people can attend linked commemorative events such as wakes or stonesettings.

  • organised outdoor sport, and physical activity and exercise classes can continue

  • organised indoor sport, physical activity and exercise classes will only be permitted if it is possible for people to avoid mixing with people they do not live with (or share a support bubble with). There are exceptions for indoor disability sport, sport for educational purposes and supervised sport and physical activity for under-18s, which can take place with larger groups mixing

  • you can continue to travel to venues or amenities which are open, but should aim to reduce the number of journeys you make where possible

  • if you live in a tier 2 area, you must continue to follow tier 2 rules when you travel to a tier 1 area. Avoid travel to or overnight stays in tier 3 areas other than where necessary, such as for work, education, youth services, to receive medical treatment, or because of caring responsibilities.You can travel through a tier 3 area as a part of a longer journey

  • for international travel see the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office travel advice for your destination and the travel corridors list

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF

PARISH COUNCILLOR - go to the 'Vacancies' tab for more information

 


Latest news

 

COVID- 19 (Coronavirus) Isolation help

Somersham Parish Council & Pidley-cum-Fenton Parish Council both support

Somersham and Pidley Timebank in conjunction with

Somersham Community Cares

to provide help and assistance to those in self-isolation due to the COVID-19 virus in our villages.

If you need essential shopping items or medication

collecting, any pet care, telephone chats or anything else please call 07443 619017 / 01487 841359.

You may need to leave a message, please speak clearly and state your name, phone number and what help you need. You will be called back, please be patient.

This is a volunteer service and is free of charge.

Any shopping or medicine will need to be paid for by the person requesting it (unless you get free prescriptions)

For more information download our flyer COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Isolation help flyer 

 

 

Update From Cambridgeshire Highways regarding on the Wheatsheaf Crossroads, Wood Hurst

 Wheatsheaf Crossroads, Woodhurst

Upcoming Parish Council Meetings

14 Dec 20 - 19:30

11 Jan 21 - 19:30

8 Feb 21 - 19:30

8 Mar 21 - 19:30