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Weston Pride has postponed its celebrations which were due to take place in July.

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An academy has enlisted a supermarket’s help with its home school initiative.

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A secondary school principal and teacher have made 50 face masks to be used by an NHS doctors’ surgery.

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Staff at Weston General Hospital and Asda in Weston were treated to a fish supper from a local chip shop as a thank you for their hard work and service to the community during these challenging times.

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Yesterday, 21:00

Weston Museum is offering history-themed home learning packs.

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Yesterday, 15:55

Breweries across have adapted to continue to serve drinkers despite being closed under government instruction.

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Yesterday, 14:00

Vital supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) have reached North Somerset and are being dished out to carers in frontline roles.

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Yesterday, 12:00

A family-run convenient store and chip shop have provided their customers with free deliveries on their shops and meals for NHS workers.

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Yesterday, 11:50

Keep up to date with the coronavirus outbreak by following our live blog.

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Yesterday, 11:49

Nine more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset.

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Yesterday, 09:26

Congresbury’s GP surgery is being used as a hot site for coronavirus patients.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Two café owners from Weston are asking for help to donate lunches to hospital staff once a fortnight.

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Yesterday, 08:00

Weston Lions has cancelled its Real Ale and Cider Festival this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wed, 18:00

People are being urged to be more considerate to their neighbours during the lockdown.

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Wed, 17:35

Boris Johnson is on the mend and “sitting up in bed” the chancellor has confirmed.

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Wed, 16:00

A wildlife charity is calling for volunteers to record mammal sightings in their gardens in conservation efforts.

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Wed, 15:26

GP surgeries in North Somerset will remain open on Good Friday and Easter Monday this year as part of measures to ease pressure on local hospitals during the coronavirus outbreak.

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The owners of a vape shop in Worle claim their business is more essential than Homebase and should not have been forced to close.

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Wed, 13:23

Boris Johnson is “responding to treatment” in a London hospital as he battles coronavirus, Downing Street has said.

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Wed, 12:34

Councillors from across the political spectrum in North Somerset have joined together to praise council staff for all the work they are doing to keep vital services running.

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Wed, 11:45

Children eligible for free school meals will benefit from a national voucher scheme allowing them to continue to access meals while they stay at home.

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One coronavirus death has been recorded at the Weston Area Health Trust in the past 24 hours, the latest official figures show.

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Wed, 06:20

The Government has announced additional help for people whose household income has been affected due to coronavirus.

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Tue, 17:08

Wells MP James Heappey has wished the Prime Minster a ‘quick recovery’ after he was admitted to hospital with coronavirus.

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Tue, 16:00

A leading charity has estimated that one in five UK employees earn below the ‘real living wage’.

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Tue, 14:53

More than 2,000 slices of bread have been buttered by a Weston café which has been giving out packed lunches to children since before the schools closed due to the coronavirus.

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Tue, 13:30

Boris Johnson is in a “stable” condition after spending the night in intensive care as he battles coronavirus.

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Tue, 13:00

A charity is offering Sing and Smiles sessions to help hundreds of isolated lonely people.

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North Somerset Council leader Don Davies fears nationwide school closures will mean a generation of children are ‘left behind’ due to coronavirus.

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Tue, 10:12

A Worle teacher will run the London Marathon in her own back yard after the event was postponed due to coronavirus.

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Tue, 08:00

Somerset’s local authorities are appealing for care workers to help tackle the coronavirus pressures.

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Mon, 17:11

A community shop is delivering store essentials to people who are self-isolating in two villages.

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The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in North Somerset has risen to 66.

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Mon, 16:00

The BBC is offering people over 70 a free DAB radio, and here’s how you can apply or nominate someone.

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Mon, 12:30

The masks can be made by anyone using a few simple household items.

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Mon, 07:24

A man from Cleeve is striving to provide front-line NHS staff with vital equipment to protect them from the coronavirus, one face shield at a time.

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Mon, 07:14

A town community hub has been given a £10,000 funding boost by the National Lottery.

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

A Somerset man has released a jingle to remind people to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Avon and Somerset Local Resilience Forum has renewed it appeal for help from local Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suppliers

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Residents in North Somerset are being urged to ‘do the right thing’ by using the right health services for their needs.

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

A learning trust has welcomed four new schools into its fold.

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Several fights broke out on Weston seafront on Easter Monday as gangs of youths roamed the area.

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

North Somerset Council has told people to stay at home, as an ‘increasing number’ of care workers are finding visitors at homes across the district.

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