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Students donate goggles used in lessons to aid shortage of protection equipment for medical staff

Health providers across the UK are reporting shortages of personal protection equipment for staff

Students at two Weston-super-Mare schools have donated goggles used during lessons to health providers – as the NHS struggles to provide personal protection equipment (PPE).

Pupils ...

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Coronavirus: Supermarket workers across Bristol to receive bonuses after record levels of demand

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked a huge surge in demand at major supermarkets

Supermarket workers across Bristol have been told to expect a windfall after a huge surge in demand sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Morrisons, Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's are among the ...

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Plans for new special needs school for more than 130 pupils approved

The new facility will have space for 136 pupils with speech, language and communication needs, as well as those with social, emotional and mental health needs

Half of the buildings at a former South Gloucestershire college will be demolished to make way for a new special needs ...

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Cancer charity Penny Brohn UK 'seriously under threat' due to coronavirus outbreak

Penny Brohn is now urging people to support a fundraising appeal to help it continue its services

A Bristol cancer charity says its work has been put ‘seriously under threat’ due to funding streams being cut off due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Penny Brohn UK, which has its ...

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Coronavirus: Martin Lewis speaks out on rules about annual leave

Here's what happens to you allotted annual leave if you end up not taking it

As we face weeks, and likely months, of coronavirus lockdown, you may be wondering what happens to your allotted annual leave if you end up not taking it.

Companies each have their own rules and usually ...

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Coronavirus: Martin Lewis speaks out on rules about annual leave

Here's what happens to you allotted annual leave if you end up not taking it

As we face weeks, and likely months, of coronavirus lockdown, you may be wondering what happens to your allotted annual leave if you end up not taking it.

Companies each have their own rules and usually ...

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Currys apologises to frustrated customers over delivery issues

The store has confirmed its customer service team is limited

Currys PC World has updated its customers on delivery information and other enquiries.

The store has confirmed that it is running a limited customer service team due to the coronavirus outbreak, therefore there has been ...

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Coronavirus death toll almost at 3,000 in UK as biggest rise yet confirmed

It comes after Bristol saw its joint highest daily increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases

The UK's coronavirus death toll has almost reached 3,000 after the biggest rise in a day yet.

A total of 2,921 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK ...

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Coronavirus death toll almost at 3,000 in UK as biggest rise yet confirmed

It comes after Bristol saw its joint highest daily increase in confirmed Covid-19 cases

The UK's coronavirus death toll has almost reached 3,000 after the biggest rise in a day yet.

A total of 2,921 patients have died in hospital after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK ...

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Bristol Rovers Supporters Club launch scathing attack on Al Qadi ownership after Masters resignation

The Supporters Club has said it would not recommend anyone taking up either of their allocated board positions

The Bristol Rovers Supporters Club have launched an astonishing attack on the Al Qadi’s ownership of Bristol Rovers in the wake of Ken Masters’ resignation.

Masters had ...

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NHS Heroes: Shop launches 'Health Hero hamper giveaway'

The hamper will include immunity-boosting health and food products

A North Somerset health shop and eatery has launched a 'Health Hero hamper giveaway' to give frontline workers gifts of immunity-boosting health and food products.

Sow & Arrow, in Old Street, Clevedon, ...

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Homelessness charity launches its biggest advertising campaign ever - but no one will see it

The charity launched a Bristol-wide appeal on Monday

A Bristol-based homelessness charity has launched its biggest campaign to date this week - but no one will physically see it.

Caring in Bristol, which first started helping homeless and vulnerable people across the city back in ...

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Take a look inside NHS Nightingale the first UK emergency coronavirus hospital

We take a glimpse inside the new facility in London which will have the capacity to cater for 4,000 coronavirus patients

Just last week the NHS Nightingale Hospital was just an idea.

But the government's first emergency coronavirus hospital is set to receive patients this ...

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Rate of daily deaths in UK could increase for next three weeks, medical expert warns

The UK could soon be seeing 1,000 daily deaths by the weekend

The rate at which people are diagnosed with coronavirus in the UK is likely to increase day on day for the next two to three weeks, a medical expert has warned.

Professor Paul Cosford, emeritus medical director of Public ...

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Rate of daily deaths in UK could increase for next three weeks, medical expert warns

The UK could soon be seeing 1,000 daily deaths by the weekend

The rate at which people are diagnosed with coronavirus in the UK is likely to increase day on day for the next two to three weeks, a medical expert has warned.

Professor Paul Cosford, emeritus medical director of Public ...

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"Eddie fought so hard to live," says heartbroken wife Patsy

Coronavirus was the 'final straw' for comedian Eddie who was in hospital with heart problems

The heartbroken wife of comedian Patsy Large has spoken of how her beloved husband ‘fought so hard to live.’

Eddie, real name Edward McGinnis, passed away in the early hours of this ...

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'Hero' NHS consultant who died with coronavirus laid to rest in Bristol

Queen's Hospital consultant Amged El-Hawrani 'always put everyone else before himself'

A senior medic who died battling Covid-19 on the frontline has been laid to rest in Bristol.

Consultant Amged El-Hawrani, who grew up in the Westbury Park area, died at Leicester Royal Infirmary ...

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'Hero' NHS consultant who died with coronavirus laid to rest in Bristol

Queen's Hospital consultant Amged El-Hawrani 'always put everyone else before himself'

A senior medic who died battling Covid-19 on the frontline has been laid to rest in Bristol.

Consultant Amged El-Hawrani, who grew up in the Westbury Park area, died at Leicester Royal Infirmary ...

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How to find out when your rubbish is being collected in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset

There are new guidelines due to coronavirus

The UK is now well in to its second week of lockdown, but that means some of your regular council services have changed.

This includes waste, from recycling centres to bin collections.

As a result some people have been left confused ...

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School admissions policy to change after hundreds of appeals from parents

It will mean siblings will have a better chance of getting into the same school

Parents who want their kids to go to the same school as their older siblings but live outside the catchment area will have a much better chance thanks to a proposed change in South Gloucestershire Council ...

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Bristol students go on rent strike over payments they 'can't afford' during coronavirus lockdown

Students tell accommodation firms: 'In normal times you have generated significant profit from the presence of students in this city'

Students in Bristol have gone on rent strike in the face of a looming 'crisis' involving tens of thousands of students at Bristol’s two ...

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