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.

As of 5th November (the start of further national restrictions), the Parish Hall will be closed to all users, apart from pre-school.  The Parish Council office will also be closed to visitors, with staff working from home.  You can contact the Parish Council on: 01454 866546 /

Information on the new national restrictions as of 5th November 2020.

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

South Gloucestershire Council services are almost back to running as usual, but with some changes.  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

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.