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The coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital has not spread into the wider community, according to results from tests and contact tracing.

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A volunteer group will host a free virtual film night tomorrow (Friday).

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Council leaders believe lockdown measures are being ‘lifted too fast’ following a spike in coronavirus cases in North Somerset.

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Yesterday, 18:00

One of the talent contest’s entries had their work shared by the Duchess of Cambridge as part of her Hold Still project.

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Yesterday, 17:13

A 76-year-old grandfather was welcomed home with rapturous applause after beating coronavirus.

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Yesterday, 11:55

A volunteer group has set a fundraising challenge to raise £5,000 during Volunteers’ Week.

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Tue, 16:33

Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

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A volunteer group will host a free virtual film night tomorrow (Friday).

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Russell Howard has announced new dates for a string of home-coming shows at Bristol’s Hippodome theatre which had to postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Monday, May 25, 2020

Members of a theatre group are fundraising to stage a musical.

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Sport

Tue, 17:49

England’s three-Test series against the West Indies will go ahead next month subject to government clearance, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed.

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Tue, 08:03

Bookmakers issued a mixed report as British racing returned from a 76-day absence, with most firms describing trade as brisk.

Mon, 17:00

Nailsea & Tickenham Football Club have appointed Jamie Smith and Nic Steadman as their new joint managers.

Mon, 11:00

Somerset Rebels fans will have the chance to relive the team’s first-ever home meeting in the top flight, 20 years on from the maiden outing at the Oak Tree Arena, on Tuesday (June 2).

Mon, 10:11

Craig Overton is looking forward to the day he and twin Jamie line-up together in the same England side.

Mon, 09:00

With sport slowly starting to return across the globe during the coronavirus pandemic, why not test your sporting knowledge with another quiz?

Sunday, May 31, 2020

A professional rugby club is to expand its training facilities.

Business

Friday, May 29, 2020

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Waitrose has donated £500 worth of stock to a Covid support group to help vulnerable people take part in VE Day Celebrations during the lockdown.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

After more than 37 years at the helm of a family-run flooring specialist in Nailsea, managing director Steve Williams has hung up his tape measure.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Independent local businesses can benefit from Archant’s Rebound advertising fund to help them kickstart their advertising.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

A family-run firm which was founded more than a century ago is offering virtual removal quotes to get people moving as soon as lockdown restrictions are relaxed.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Many hospitality and leisure businesses across the county are being reminded that they should remain closed by Trading Standards teams across the region.

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Education

Mon, 12:11

Two unions have praised schools across North Somerset for putting the safety of staff and children first by delaying the reopening of schools following an outbreak of coronavirus.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Schools in North Somerset have been advised to delay re-opening for another week until there is more information on the coronavirus outbreak at Weston General Hospital.

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Friday, May 29, 2020

An education union has called socially distancing in classrooms ‘impossible’ as children prepare to go back to school.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

North Somerset Council is working with local schools to try to get children back safely as soon as possible in line with new Government guidance.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

English tutor and amateur genealogist Darren Cameron, of Kewstoke, in Weston, has offered these tips on finding a new pastime to keep yourself busy during lockdown.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

A planning application has been submitted to build a second site for Baytree School on land adjacent to Brookfield Walk in Clevedon.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

A home schooling art project during the current lockdown has turned into a money raising mission towards the NHS for one pupil in Clevedon.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Pupils from a Nailsea school have been helping to take care of some lambs during the lockdown.

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