THERE will be 'major disruption' to bus services in Taunton today.

Travel firm Buses of Somerset has warned of issues in the County Town due to 'sickness and Covid-19'. 

A spokesperson said other drivers are doing their best to cover the missing shifts but travellers could expect problems.

"There will be major disruption to services from our Taunton Depot today," they said.

"This is due to ongoing issues relating to sickness and Covid 19.

"We are doing our best to minimise disruption. Our driving team are working rest days and coming in early/staying later to cover journeys. Huge thanks to them as always.

"Supervisors are also out covering what they can.

"We thank you, our passengers for the ongoing understanding during this difficult period."

The news comes just weeks after previous cancellations in Somerset due to a 'staffing shortage'.