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Christmas and New Year in Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor District Council will remain open for business as usual during the holiday period on all days except bank holidays.

Rubbish and recycling collections will be two days later from Monday 25th to Friday 29th December, and one day later between Monday 1st to Friday 5th January. A Bank Holiday Collection leaflet from the Somerset Waste Partnership is available here: Icon for pdf Christmas & New Year Refuse Collections 2017/2018 [22.09KB]

Food Allergen Information for Businesses


As from 13 December 2014, all food business will need to provide information about ingredients which may cause allergies in the food they serve.

Ingredients may have hidden allergens in them, such as stock cubes containing celery, bread rolls with sesame seed oil, etc.

The Food Standards Agency has produced a short e-learning training programme, aimed to update businesses on where allergens can be found and what labelling is required.  


The food standards agency has produced various guidance documents to assist with the new requirements on labelling.

The Food Standards Agency have produced a short YouTube video to help you understand more: