News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Emergency appeal from Bristol Animal Rescue Centre‏

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    Bristol Animal Rescue Centre‏ is reaching out for help after seeing a big drop in funding since the coronavirus outbreak. “If there was ever a time that we needed your support, it is now. Our income has plummeted since COVID-19 …

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  • Residents asked to avoid lighting bonfires to protect their health 

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    Bath & North East Somerset Council is calling on residents to consider their own health and that of their neighbours by not having bonfires where possible during the coronavirus pandemic. People are asked to avoid lighting fires in case others …

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  • Former councillor blasts parents after up to 50 children are seen at skatepark during lockdown

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    A former councillor is urging parents to control their children during the lockdown after a report that up to 50 young people were congregating in the skatepark in Warmley Forest Park. Ian Adams has asked The Week In to spread …

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  • Go-ahead for plans to turn old Soundwell college into special needs school  

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    Plans to reuse the former City of Bristol College’s Soundwell Centre as a special needs school have been approved last week by South Gloucestershire Council. The plans involve knocking down around half of the existing buildings and renovating the remaining …

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  • Chief Constable to answer people’s questions on COVID-19

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    Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens is inviting people to submit their questions concerning COVID-19 and the impact on policing to put to Chief Constable Andy Marsh. She wants the public to share their questions and concerns …

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  • Suspension of Abus’s service 349

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    Abus’s service 349 is being suspended after operation today. The independent bus company said First will be providing a shuttle service between Keynsham High Street and Park Estate only on Monday to Saturday. This shuttle will connect with service 39 …

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  • New phone hub to help vulnerable B&NES residents 

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    The most vulnerable people in Bath and North East Somerset will be able to telephone for advice on a range of critical support during the coronavirus pandemic when a new community hub launches on Monday. The telephone number is 0300 …

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  • Stay home and save lives, police urge

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    Avon & Somerset Police are urging people to avoid beauty spots or popular walking locations, stressing that all unnecessary travel must be avoided during the pandemic. This afternoon they said they are being “inundated” with inquiries about what people can …

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  • Council staff redeployed to keep essential collections running

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    Staff from South Gloucestershire Council’s StreetCare team have been retrained and redeployed to help with essential household waste collections during the coronavirus pandemic. A number of employees have switched from their usual, office-based roles to working with waste and recycling …

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