Covid-19 Pandemic – Useful information and links

We find ourselves in unprecedented times because of the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Dodington Parish Council realises that this is a very difficult and worrying time for many residents.  We hope that the links on this page are helpful during this time.

Although the Parish Council office and Parish Hall are closed for the time-being, you can still contact us on 01454 866546 /  The staff team is still working and are here if you want to contact us.

Covid-19 – Physical and mental health

Local support

  • If you are able to access Facebook, there is a ‘Yate and Sodbury Covid-19 Help & Support’ group.  This is for those in need of help and also volunteers – Facebook page – Yate & Chipping Sodbury Covid-19 Support
  • Are you being ‘shielded’ from coronavirus for health reasons?  South Gloucestershire Council has set up a Community Shielding Hub to provide advice and support to people who have been identified as needing to be ‘shielded’ at this time.If you have received the shielding letter and require further information, you can contact the Community Shielding team:

    Telephone: 01454 864040

Service Disruption

As of 8th July 2020, South Gloucestershire Council services were almost back to running as usual, but with some changes (such as changes to the library service).  You can check any service disruption on their website – Service Disruption

Reporting breaches

Any breach of Covid-19 restrictions can be reported to  the Police on 101 or via the online reporting form.:

Other useful links

  •  The UK Government took the unprecedented step of closing schools to most children in response to the pandemic.  You may have questions about your child’s education during this time.  You can contact the Department for Education on 0800 046 8687
  •  South Gloucestershire Council’s Coronavirus information page – South Glos Council – Coronavirus


Dodington Parish Council are pleased to announce that they have diverted part of their 2020 – 21 budget into an ‘Covid-19 Emergency Fund’ set up to help locally based organisations and charities that are supporting residents in the Chipping Sodbury, Dodington and Yate area through this current crisis.

Please see guidelines and application forms below.

Covid 19 Pandemic Small Grants Guidelines Final

Covid 19 Pandemic Small Grants Application Form Final

If you are unable to print and need hard copy – don’t hesitate to contact us and we will get paper copies to you.

Once completed either email to :  or pop in the post to our office address (there is a rota for going into office and checking for mail).

Dodington Parish Council, Dodington Parish Hall, Finch Road, Chipping Sodbury. S Glos. BS37 6JZ.

We will update this page with other useful information as the situation evolves.