Mercury Article: Time to show our highstreet and local businesses some love

This week sees an important milestone for Weston High Street and community shopping areas; the shops are re-opening at last. So I popped in to see a couple, and find out what they’re doing to keep their staff and customers safe. Some of them have been part-way open for a…

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Mercury Article: ‘When I got the call saying that Weston Hospital was shutting its doors to new patients, my heart sank.’

When I got the call saying that Weston Hospital was shutting its doors to new patients, my heart sank. It was the last thing any of us wanted and, as I hope everyone would expect, I immediately contacted local health chiefs to discuss how to handle the problem. It soon…

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The Mail: Hospital in Weston that shut to new patients over spike in Covid-19 cases ‘sees 40% of staff test positive for the infection’

This article was written by Vanessa Chalmers and James Fielding for The Mail Online. It can be found here. Forty per cent of staff at a hospital in Weston-super-Mare closed to new admissions because of a spike in Covid-19 patients have symptoms of the infection, it has been claimed.  A memo leaked…

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