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Paramedics urge people not to call 999 for non-emergencies

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust said that among the calls it has received include issues like sunburn and to check when the ambulance will be arriving Ambulance crews in the South West have asked people to think before dialling 999 whether their situation is an emergency as the number of calls for minor incidents rise.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  44min 0
Paramedics urge people not to call 999 for non-emergencies

Study shows South West first-time-buyers rely on bank of mum and dad

Research shows more than half of home purchasers are looking to family members to help them pay for deposits, mortgages or fixtures An increasing number of South West first-time home buyers are drawing on the bank of mum and dad to get onto the housing ladder, new research shows.

business-live.co.uk ,  7h 0
Study shows South West first-time-buyers rely on bank of mum and dad

Military medical team moves into Plymouth Science Park

Joint Hospital Group (South West) is latest new arrival at business park and comes as tenant Step Teachers expands The organisation which provides military medical staff to work alongside NHS professionals has moved into Plymouth Science Park. Joint Hospital Group (South West) (JHG(SW)) is the most recent organisation to make the move to the business park, in the north of Britain’s Ocean City.

business-live.co.uk ,  8h 2
Military medical team moves into Plymouth Science Park

Business activity in south west ‘recovering strongly’

BUSINESS activity in the South West kept expanding last month. The headline NatWest South West Business Activity Index – a seasonally adjusted figure that measures month-on-month change in the output of manufacturing and service sectors – remained well above the neutral 50.0 level at 61.6 in June. It was the fourth successive monthly expansion in output, although down from May’s record of 64.4.

bridportnews.co.uk ,  11h 0
Business activity in south west ‘recovering strongly’

Big picture of Covid-19 in Plymouth as cases fall

Rates in Plymouth are now at 814.2 per 100,000 population The number of COVID-19 cases a day in Plymouth is dropping but the city remains well above the national average. Figures released by Plymouth City Council (July 25) show there are still 162 new cases of Covid-19 a day and 2,140 cases in the last seven days.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  12h 2
Big picture of Covid-19 in Plymouth as cases fall

Exhibitions celebrating work of artists from across the South West

Wiltshire Creative exhibitions at Salisbury Arts Centre EXHIBITIONS in Salisbury are celebrating the work of artists from the city and across the South West. Wiltshire Creative’s Summer Open Exhibition at Salisbury Arts Centre runs until September 4 and is made up of two exhibitions, Picture This and Small Pictures, which will celebrate the creative diversity within the region.

salisburyjournal.co.uk ,  23h 1
Exhibitions celebrating work of artists from across the South West

Dramatic skies above Exmouth as thunder approaches

According to the Met Office, there are heavy showers and thunderstorms breaking out across parts of Wales and southern England It's hard to believe that just a number of days ago, residents and visitors alike were sitting on a sun lounger and embracing the rare heatwave that was roaring across the county.

devonlive.com ,  1d 3
Dramatic skies above Exmouth as thunder approaches

M5 live: 30 mile queues as holiday traffic brings South West to halt

Congestion is being reported on the main route to the Westcountry at the start of the first week after schools broke up Traffic heading towards the South West is reported to be crawling on a 30-mile stretch of the M5. The stop-start congestion was reported on a 30-mile stretch southbound around Bristol from Slimbridge in Gloucestershire to Weston-super-Mare in Somerset.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  1d 0
M5 live: 30 mile queues as holiday traffic brings South West to halt

Covid cases among Swindon's young people on the rise

By Jessica Durston - 26 July 2021 Community Health Share this Swindon Borough Council release new information and statistics on the increase in covid rates within Swindon. From 12 - 18 July, there were 1094 new covid 19 cases in Swindon, which was up from 626 the previous week.

swindonlink.com ,  1d 0
Covid cases among Swindon's young people on the rise

Health chiefs issue warning as childhood respiratory infections rise

Health chiefs are warning parents to be aware of the signs of respiratory illnesses in young children as infections have begun to rise out of season. Public Health England surveillance shows positive respiratory syncytial virus samples have increased over the last five consecutive weeks from 1.2 per cent to 8.9 per cent.

thisiswiltshire.co.uk ,  1d 0
Health chiefs issue warning as childhood respiratory infections rise

Spencer West launches SW regional hub in Exeter and acquires tech and corporate firm as UK expansion continues

Leading integrated fee-sharing legal business Spencer West announces the next stage of its UK regional expansion with the addition of specialist technology and corporate law team of Probert Legal and the launch of a new South West hub in Exeter. The move will see the respected team from Probert Legal added to Spencer West’s existing roster of legal experts in the region, giving it a strong presence in the South West in line with its UK regional development strategy.

theexeterdaily.co.uk ,  1d 0
Spencer West launches SW regional hub in Exeter and acquires tech and corporate firm as UK expansion continues

Look inside this 2-bed bungalow in Penrith for £280,000

Set in a desirable cul-de-sac tot he North of Penrith town centre and with some views across Penrith to the fells around Ullswater and to Blencathra, 19 Monks Close is a Detached Bungalow The accommodation comprises of a sun room, hallway, iving room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom.

newsandstar.co.uk ,  1d 6
Look inside this 2-bed bungalow in Penrith for £280,000

Strong appetite for finance from region's businesses, says survey

Demand for finance is strong among smaller businesses in the South West and predicted to increase, according to an Ipsos MORI survey commissioned by the British Business Bank. The survey of small business finance intermediaries in the South West of England, including accountants, lawyers and small business finance advisers, looks at demand, supply of finance and how it is working for smaller businesses in the region.

exmouthjournal.co.uk ,  1d 1
Strong appetite for finance from region's businesses, says survey

Worst TripAdvisor reviews for Devon's best places

No matter how hard you try, you can't please everyone Here in Devon, we have some of the most beautiful countryside and wildlife in the UK, but we also have some impressive tourist attractions. The county attracts thousands of visitors every year, but especially during the summer holidays.

devonlive.com ,  2d 9
Worst TripAdvisor reviews for Devon's best places

20 positive Plymouth things that have happened over the past year

Janners have so much to be proud about. While it's been a difficult year for many, there's so many amazing things that have happened in our city in the last 12 months. From roaming dinosaurs, royal visits and gold medallists – this place has it all.

plymouthherald.co.uk ,  2d 3
20 positive Plymouth things that have happened over the past year

Train passengers fuming after being 'rammed inside like cattle'

Staff shortages due to 'pingdemic' and signalling problems are causing misery Train companies have been hit with numerous complaints on social media today as travel plans are disrupted across the West. Passengers have complained of trains being cancelled, delayed and having reduced capacity meaning a lack of social distancing and passengers 'rammed inside like cattle'.

gloucestershirelive.co.uk ,  3d 1
Train passengers fuming after being 'rammed inside like cattle'

Met Office warns of thunderstorms and 'torrential rainfall'

A yellow weather warning has been issued The Met Office is warning of thunderstorms and 'torrential rainfall' across the West this weekend. The national forecaster predicts thunder, lightning, strong winds, heavy rain and hail will hit parts of the region throughout Saturday (July 24) and Sunday (July 25), as temperatures drop from the searing highs experienced over the past week.

somersetlive.co.uk ,  3d 2
Met Office warns of thunderstorms and 'torrential rainfall'