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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]

Help towards Rent payments


Please remember that if you are not pension age or in supported accommodation you will normally need to apply for Universal Credit for support with any housing costs.

What is Housing Benefit?


Who can claim?


How to claim Housing Benefit


How and When Housing Benefit is paid


Local Housing Allowance Rates

The Local Housing Allowance was introduced from 07/04/2008.


Discretionary payments


What to do if you are not happy with the help given