Second coronavirus death at Southmead Hospital in two days

A patient has died at Southmead Hospital after contracting coronavirus – the second death recorded there in two days. According to the latest Government figures, two people died at North Bristol Trust on October 11 and 12. While both deaths were last week, it sometimes takes a while for the documents to be updated. The previous person to die after testing positive for the virus before this date was on August 25, some two months before. Cases across Bristol have …

Coronavirus outbreak at retirement complex sees all residents in isolation

All the residents at a retirement complex in Portishead have been told to self isolate after a number of residents tested positive for coronavirus. Three people living at Waverley Court at Forth Avenue have tested positive for the virus. The complex has 60 extra care retirement apartments and eight bungalows and is run by AnchorHanover Housing. There are a range of on site facilities including a lounge, restaurant. hobbies room and hair salon. There is also a 24 hour emergency …

‘Road rage’ Clevedon drivers strike social distancing barriers

“There is a little bit of a build-up of traffic, because we have to keep the children safe, but drivers are just too impatient. They are driving on pavements, hitting the barriers, just generally road rage type stuff, from minor infringements to major ones, and it is not acceptable.” Back to: Home – Bristol News

Plans to demolish Alveston aviation pioneer hotel approved

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Extinction Rebellion activists ‘hand themselves in’ to police

Climate activists have “handed themselves in” at a Bristol police station. Members of Extinction Rebellion Youth Bristol gathered at Bridewell police station to “declare their criminality” on Saturday (October 17) as a response to recent comments from home secretary Priti Patel. She said that Extinction Rebellion activists are “so-called eco-crusaders turned criminals”, but members say they are “scared young people crying out in desperation”. University of Bristol student Charlie, 20, who was arrested on Clifton Suspension Bridge in August said: …