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The Times has compiled a list of useful numbers and websites to help people find the right support during the coronavirus lockdown.

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As people are unable to visit loved ones during the lockdown, the Times is inviting readers to send in messages to cheer people up and let them know you are thinking of them.

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A Clevedon postman has been making residents laugh by dressing up on his rounds.

Two NHS hospital trusts merged yesterday (Wednesday).

The headteacher of a school in Clevedon has praised the community for coming together to support each other.

An estate agent has praised his customers and staff for their support during the coronavirus pandemic.

Nursing homes in Weston are days away from a crisis as carers are not being tested for coronavirus and lack protective equipment, according to sector experts.


A domestic abuse campaign has been launched in Nailsea to offer to support to victims who are unable to get help.

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Parking charges in North Somerset are being waived for NHS staff and key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Clevedon School has put a sign in support of the NHS during the coronavirus crisis.

A second person has died from coronavirus in Weston-super-Mare.

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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.

A support service has been launched to help vulnerable people self-isolating in Clevedon, Tickenham and Kenn.


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

The family of a North Somerset couple who contracted coronavirus in India are campaigning for them to come home now they have recovered.

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

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A Nailsea couple are stranded on the other side of the world after their flights home were cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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Discover Clevedon has been updated in a bid to support local businesses during the coronavirus lockdown.

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


Clevedon School celebrated its eighth Clevedon Academy Awards in style.

A petition has been started in Clevedon to try to stop the closure of a ‘much-needed’ post office and shop.

A woman has suffered head and neck injuries after being pushed over in a car park at Gordano Services in Portbury.

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

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

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A children’s hospice has launched a fundraising appeal to help families who rely on the charity’s support.

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A Portishead nursery has been delivering free milk to the elderly and vulnerable in the community.


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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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.

An equestrian store is delivering animal feed to people in need in North Somerset during the coronavirus pandemic.

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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A Portishead takeaway is cheering up elderly residents in town with free fish and chips.


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


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

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

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