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A concern for the wider community, as well as for its service users, prompted a Weston care home to provide and distribute care packages for vulnerable people who are housebound due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Police are celebrating after successfully turning the fortunes around for several problem properties in a Somerset town.

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Specsavers has announced it has suspended all routine testing in Somerset for the foreseeable future and will only offer essential and urgent care.

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Yesterday, 13:22

A man has been disinfecting cash machines, parking metres and shop doorways in Weston for free.

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Yesterday, 11:19

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

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Yesterday, 10:28

An unlikely suspect was found ‘breaking quarantine’ and ‘swanning around’ on the M5 yesterday.

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Four more coronavirus cases were diagnosed in North Somerset yesterday (Monday).

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Mon, 19:38

The Government’s chief scientific adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance has said the coronavirus pandemic will deepen over the next two to three weeks.

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Mon, 15:36

A headteacher in Yatton has devised a way of keep their students engaged with learning, even during lockdown.

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Mon, 14:00

Currently stock levels are described as ‘good’, however, regular donors are needed to maintain them during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mon, 12:00

The Mercury has compiled a list of useful numbers to help people find support during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mon, 09:12

Care workers are in desperate need of masks, disposable gloves, aprons and hand sanitiser to protect them from coronavirus.

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Mon, 08:49

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in North Somerset has risen to 32.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Police and local authorities have been given new powers to take action against people and businesses who are not following lockdown rules.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

More than 400,000 people have signed up as volunteers for the NHS to help people with underlying health conditions who have been told to self-isolate.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

A new support service has been launched by North Somerset Council to link people in need to the fantastic support being offered by communities.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

A homeless cause is urging people to come forward to volunteer their time in Weston.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

This year’s Weston Air Festival has been cancelled due to the corinavirus pandemic.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Weston Lions has announced its joint project with the Mercury, Go Kids Go!, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

As the UK enters a three-week lockdown period, what will North Somerset Council do to protect the district’s homeless population?

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Restaurants in Weston are still serving customers and supporting people in isolation by offering takeaway services and selling essential items.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

During the these uncertain times, a Weston-based Facebook group have decided to spread some joy through rainbow-themed art.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Another case of coronavirus has been recorded in North Somerset, official figures show.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

One of the most striking natural landmarks in Somerset has closed amid coronavirus uncertainty.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Police and Crime Commissioner is to host a live Facebook to answer questions concerning coronavirus today.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Weston’s mayor will continue in the role for another year.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Youngsters have been showcasing their creative sides while they have been off school during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

The fire service is urging communities to reduce demands on public services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Residents in Weston and North Somerset are being warned to be on their guard against coronavirus scams.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

An animal adventure park has launched a virtual farming experience to lift people’s spirits during coronavirus uncertainty.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Weston Mosque held a mass prayer congregation regarding coronavirus.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

A home and garage have been burgled in Congresbury.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

A Weston-super-Mare taxi firm is offering to pick up people’s shopping if they are unable to go out to buy supplies.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

A tourism service aimed at attracting visitors to Weston-super-Mare is urging people to ‘stay away’ from the town.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A Weston business is adapting to ‘difficult times’ amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Eat:Festivals will launch a virtual festival due to the spread of COVID-19.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Car parks, play areas and recycling centres in North Somerset have closed today following last night’s government announcement.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A support group has been set up in Weston to help people who are isolated due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Gold rings, gold necklaces and £5,000 in cash were stolen from a Weston home.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Coach drivers from a Weston-based company are to work as ambulance drivers following the cancellation of all national and international travel due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

A patient has died from coronavirus at Weston General Hospital.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Vandals stole and deliberately set fire to a supermarket delivery van.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Worle’s Homebase store will remain open.

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