Monday, October 9, 2017

Weston General Hospital is so short staffed its spending on temporary agency nurses has doubled in the past year to hit almost £4.5million.

Friday, September 1, 2017

The organisation which commissions healthcare services in North Somerset could be given the go-ahead to merge with similar providers in Bristol and Gloucestershire next month.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The number of people passing their driving test in Weston is on the rise, as the pass rate for men remains better than for women.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Weston General Hospital was one of the worst in the country for meeting A&E target times in January, but it has improved so much that in the month before the department closed overnight 91 per cent of patients were dealt with inside four hours.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Crime in North Somerset has risen by more than half since 2014, with a 17 per cent increase in crimes in the past year alone.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Weston General Hospital’s A&E department has been closed overnight for more than a week, but there is still no news on when the closure will end.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Weston General Hospital will be given £842,000 from the Government to prepare its ‘inadequate’ A&E department for winter – but it is still unable to provide details on how its overnight service will run in the future.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Dozens of rapists, paedophiles and other criminals on the sex offenders register have changed their names, but police will not reveal their new identities.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

A ‘vulnerable’ man who suffered from a traumatic brain injury in a road traffic accident was left without appropriate support from social care and drug and alcohol services, a review has found.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

A little more than 200,000 people live in North Somerset, with 76,000 of those calling Weston-super-Mare their home. Every day thousands of people leave their houses in the district to commute to Bristol, Taunton, or other places in and around North Somerset – but what do they think about their journey to work? We found out...

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Monday, May 22, 2017

It had been 10 years since a British Airways plane took off from the runway at Bristol Airport, but Monday marked the company’s return to the airport.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

The three organisations which commission healthcare services in North Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire have announced a formal partnership – but £66million of cuts are on the horizon.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A man from Weston-super-Mare has been missing for two years, and his family and friends remain ‘desperate’ to find out if he is OK.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Just 10 of Weston’s streets account for almost a fifth of crime in the town, with new statistics revealing 720 offences were recorded in Weston in the first month of this year.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Weston General Hospital has paid more than £1,000 per shift for stand-in doctors almost 700 times in the past year – resulting in its spending on temporary doctors reaching £5.98million.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Consultants at Weston General Hospital say they are ‘strongly opposed’ to any changes to its A&E department.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

North Somerset Council’s civil parking enforcement scheme saw an average of 100 drivers issued with fines every day in its first week.

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