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The national track and trace programme is being extended to Weston-super-Mare to determine if the spike in Covid-19 infections started in the community or at the hospital.


Dozens of drawing pins have been scattered along a cycle lane which runs through Pill, endangering cyclists, children, and pets.

Council leaders have confirmed they will introduce stricter measures if there is evidence to show an increase in infections in the community following the coronavirus outbreak in Weston General Hospital.

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North Somerset Council is stepping up its enforcement activity to tackle illegal and inconsiderate parking across the district.

Health leaders are working to reopen Weston General Hospital’s A&E department as soon as possible, after it was closed to new patients following an outbreak of coronavirus.

Weston General Hospital Weston-super-Mare

A woman cyclist has suffered head and shoulder injuries after a collision with a car on The Portbury Hundred over the bank holiday weekend.

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The police are appealing for help to identify the people responsible for graffiti which has appeared across Nailsea.

A temporary coronavirus testing unit has been set-up in Weston.

Twenty two more cases of coronavirus have been recorded in North Somerset, according to Public Health England (PHE) figures.

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More space will be dedicated to walking and cycling in North Somerset to help people socially distance and support economic recovery.

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A Clevedon photographer has cancelled his exhibition due to the coronavirus lockdown.


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

Churches across Clevedon, Nailsea and Portishead are helping people who are struggling with debt, a loss of employment or who face low income as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.


Doctors are reassuring older people in North Somerset they are safe and welcome to go into GP surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.

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More than £1million has been raised by The Quartet Community Foundation for the Coronavirus 2020 Response Fund.

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The Portishead Summer Show has been cancelled and is set to return in 2021.

Thatchers have described the flavour as ‘doing its own zing’.

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A volunteer group in Nailsea has helped thousands of people access support during the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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A charity has adapted to help people across the region during the coronavirus outbreak.

St Peter's Hospice

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

Police are looking for help identifying the occupants of a dark-coloured BMW car after receiving reports it was involved in a series thefts and attempted thefts from vans in North Somerset on Saturday night.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

An arts organisation will bring entertainment to households across North Somerset this weekend.

A recovery plan to ease North Somerset out of lockdown has been drawn up.

North Somerset Council

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.

A teacher has raised more than £14,000 for the Melanoma Fund in memory of his sister who died of the diease.

Clevedon Happy Companions Club remembered their friend Iris Leach, as they celebrated VE Day with afternoon tea paid for with money donated by her family.


Police are cracking down on speeding across North Somerset to keep people safe as lockdown restrictions begin to ease.

A police stop-check of a car in Romania has resulted in a 23-year-old man being convicted of a series of burglaries committed in North Somerset.

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Care sector experts warn homes could close unless they are given more support during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ensure peace of mind for you and your family with the help of a funeral director.

The NHS Trust has given the advice during Mental Health Awareness Week, which began May 18.

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