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Bath & North East Somerset Council

Bath & North East Somerset Council - useful information

An Emergency Duty Team is available to help deal with crises in peoples' care or with any welfare emergency involving adults, children and families that occurs outside normal office hours. Normal office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Friday. Should you, the person you are caring for, your family or neighbours have immediate difficulties with personal care or if you have concerns about a child or adult being at risk of harm outside normal office hours, please telephone (01454) 615165.

The Emergency Duty Team cannot deal with non-urgent enquiries or act as a message service for ‘daytime’ Social & Housing Services. Non-urgent (non-emergency) enquiries should be made during normal office hours to the following:
•    Adult Services (01225) 396000
•    Children & Families Services (01225) 396313 or (01225) 396314
•    Housing Services (01225) 396296

If English is not your first language, the Emergency Duty Team will arrange for an interpreter so you can tell them about your concerns.


Adult social care and health

  • Alcohol and drug misuse
  • Autism spectrum condition
  • Concerned that someone's at risk of harm or abuse?
  • Contact us
  • Dementia and memory loss
  • For professionals and practitioners
  • Information and advice about care and support
  • Learning disabilities
  • Living with a long term health condition or physical disability
  • Looking after someone?
  • Mental health
  • Money and legal
  • Moving into or out of Bath & North East Somerset?
  • News about care and support
  • Preparing for adulthood
  • Sight and hearing loss
  • Staying in your own home
  • Things to do
  • When people need support to make important decisions
  • Where should I live?
  • Work and learning

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Bins, Rubbish and Recycling

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Births, Marriages and Deaths

  • Approved Premises
  • Births
  • Burials and Cremations
  • Celebratory Ceremonies
  • Citizenship
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Copies of Certificates
  • Deaths
  • Marriage
  • Memorials information
  • Name change by deed
  • Policies and Strategies

Bath and North East Somerset Register Office is based at
The Guildhall,
High Street,
Bath,
BA1 5AW.

There are also part time offices based at The Hollies in Midsomer Norton, the One Stop Shop in Keynsham and the Royal United Hospital.
We have an appointment system for births, deaths and Notice of marriage/civil partnership. Please telephone for all appointments at any of our offices, the telephone number is 01225 477234 during office open hours.
This is also the number to ring if you wish to discuss arranging a wedding ceremony/ civil partnership.

Guildhall Opening Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Midsomer Norton Opening Hours
Wednesday 9am - 4pm
Thursday 9am - 12:30pm
Friday 9am - 4pm

Keynsham Opening Hours
Monday 9am - 4pm
Tuesday 9am - 4pm

Royal United Hospital Opening Hours
Monday    9am - 4pm
Thursday  9am - 4pm

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Business

  • Building Services
  • Business Improvement District
  • Business Rates
  • Business Support Services
  • Business waste and recycling services
  • Economic & Business Development
  • Greening your business
  • Licences
  • Property & Project Delivery
  • Selling to the Council
  • Street Trading
  • Taxis

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Children, Young People and Families

  • 14+ Preparing for Adulthood
  • Adoption and Fostering
  • Bzine
  • Child Protection
  • Childcare, Information and Support for your Family
  • Children and Young People's Specialist Service
  • Children in Care
  • Children's Centres
  • Children's Workforce Training
  • Connecting Families - support to make positive change
  • Early help to support families
  • Families with Disabled Children
  • SEND Local Offer
  • Strategies, Policies & Planning
  • Working with Children in the Early Years
  • Youth Connect

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Council Tax, Benefits and Grants

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Environment

  • Asbestos
  • Bath - Hot Springs
  • Dog Warden Service
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Food Safety
  • Green Infrastructure
  • Landscape
  • Lead Local Flood Authority
  • Litter, street care and cleaning
  • Pests and Infestation
  • Policies and Strategies
  • Pollen Monitoring
  • Pollution, noise & nuisance
  • River Safety
  • Sustainability
  • Trees and Woodlands

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Housing

  • Energy at home
  • Find a home
  • Grants and loans
  • Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs)
  • Housing advice
  • Housing policies and performance
  • Housing repairs and safety
  • No Use Empty
  • Supporting people and communities

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Jobs

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Libraries and Archives

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Neighbourhoods and Community Safety

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Parking and Travel

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Planning and Building Control

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Public Health

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Schools, Colleges and Learning

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Skills and Local Employment

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Sport, Leisure and Parks

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Streets and Highway Maintenance

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Tourism and Heritage

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Trading Standards

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Your Council and Democracy

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