Children and Young People’s Plan

The new Children and Young People’s Plan (CYPP) for Somerset sets out the Council’s aims for 2024-2030 including how services and communities are accountable for children and young people and how they will work together to ensure the ambitions of the plan are achieved. Members of Somerset Youth Forum have suggested that the most important priorities are:

  • Having a better experience in education
  • Leading healthier lives
  • Help to improve your mental health
  • Living in safer communities
  • Building better relationships
  • Being prepared for adulthood

The Council wants to encourage all individuals under the age of 25 to share their thoughts on these priories via the online survey:

Planned Changes to Office Hours

Week beginning Monday 15th April 2024

  • Monday 15th: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 16th: office open 10am – 1pm
  • Wednesday 17th: CLOSED
  • Thursday 18th: office open 1pm – 4pm
  • Friday 19th: CLOSED

All non-mentioned dates as normal. Emails will still be checked.

Voter registration

Residents are being urged to register to vote and check their Voter ID so they can have their say on who represents them in the Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner election. The deadline to register to vote is midnight on Tuesday 16 April.

It takes just a few minutes to apply online at The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm Wednesday 17 April.