WITH the ending of the national lockdown next Wednesday, December 2, Sedgemoor’s Parks Team has been out and about, keeping the important message of ‘Hands-Face-Space’ in the forefront of everyone’s mind.
They have been stencilling reminders on pavements and putting signs on bollards in parks to remind people of social distancing while shopping, taking some fresh air or walking the dog in the park.
A council spokesperson said: “With shops re-opening across the district, shoppers are reminded that it’s Small Business Saturday on December 5.
“Why not buy all your Christmas presents in your town or village and support the local businesses.
Meanwhile the newly-appointed Covid wardens – who are shared across the county’s four districts – have been in post for a couple of weeks now.
The spokesperson added: “Businesses and the general public have welcomed their presence and their help and advice; they are recognisable via their pale blue waterproof coats with COVID Warden clearly marked on the back and carry masks and sanitizers to hand out if necessary.
“The new, public-facing wardens will complement staff in the district councils already specifically tasked with Covid-safety duties.
“Working behind the scenes, these teams are dedicated to keeping up with the latest Covid-19 related guidance, legislation and working practices, as well as responding to queries from businesses and members of the public across the district.
“They provide advice in relation to pandemic-related guidance and legislation including the Business & Planning Act 2020 and the most up-to-date version of the Health Protection Regulations.”