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Coronavirus: Weston hospital staff 'unknowingly spread virus'

BBC Somerset News Feed - 4 hours 38 min ago
Weston General Hospital temporarily closed in May due to an outbreak of coronavirus.
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Lorry driver jailed for killing two people on M5

BBC Somerset News Feed - 7 hours 10 min ago
William Cater drove into a line of queuing traffic waiting to leave the motorway.
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Mary Shelley: Bath Frankenstein museum plans approved

BBC Somerset News Feed - 7 hours 53 min ago
The novelist wrote much of her hugely influential work when she lived in Bath about 200 years ago.
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Warleigh Weir owner urged to reopen despite safety concerns

BBC Somerset News Feed - 11 hours 12 min ago
The owner of a popular swimming spot has closed the site because he is scared someone could die.
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Paramedic couple say they have 'both been scared'

BBC Somerset News Feed - 13 hours 27 min ago
The couple say they were "never prepared" for Covid-19 but they are lucky to have each other.
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Coronavirus: Health boss defends closing Weston hospital

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:29
Julia Ross, from the clinical commissioning group, says she thinks the "outbreak is under control".
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Midsomer Norton gas plant approval prompts council planning review

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:27
The generators were approved in Midsomer Norton by Bath and North East Somerset Council.
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PC Stuart Box admits gross misconduct for punching driver

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 07:26
Off-duty PC Stuart Box of Avon and Somerset Police fractured a man's jaw and fled the scene on his bike.
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What is test and trace and how does it work?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 07:17
The NHS has introduced a test and trace scheme to help the UK lift lockdown measures.
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Coronavirus: The lockdown in Historic England pictures

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 01:26
Historic England has collected 200 pictures they say reflect the nation's coronavirus lockdown.
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NHS test & trace: Does contact tracing stop coronavirus?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:03
Wales is the latest part of the UK to launch a tracing system, but how do they work?
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Hinkley C nuclear reactor concrete base completed

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:38
The 49,000-tonne concrete base for the second reactor at Hinkley Point C is completed on time.
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Eightieth wedding anniversary celebrated with kiss

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 18:01
Eric and Nancy Kingston from Wedmore in Somerset were married on 1 June 1940.
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Coronavirus: What powers do the police have?

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 16:42
Police across the UK now have wide-ranging powers to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Weston General Hospital retests inpatients

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 14:31
Weston General Hospital remains closed to new patients after an outbreak of coronavirus cases.
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Tory councillor Elfan Ap Rees accused of being a 'despicable racist'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 17:04
Elfan Ap Rees denies he had been racist and says he had "stated a historical fact".
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Social distancing: A practical guide to how to socialise now

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 09:43
Meeting friends? Here's how to handle the awkward new rules - from sharing food to avoiding hugs.
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Coronavirus: Centenarians recovering from the virus

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 01:36
Three centenarians who were discharged from hospital after treatment for Covid-19 tell their stories.
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Coronavirus: Six percent of staff at virus-hit hospital test positive

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 20:23
Staff at Weston General Hospital were told about 6% had tested positive and were asymptomatic.
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Schools delay re-opening due to Weston hospital closure

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:41
Schools in North Somerset delay plans to re-open after a spike in virus cases at Weston hospital.
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