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Apr 2020

Local news stories from around our region

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Apr 2020

News Archive


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12 May 2020 | 14:50

If, after reading this month’s news stories, you want more, then take a look at our May 2020 archive.

25 APR 2020

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25 Apr 2020 | 15:19

The number of people using public transport in Britain’s cities could be 20% lower than normal after the end of the coronavirus lockdown.

22 APR 2020

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22 Apr 2020 | 23:00

A drive-through coronavirus-testing centre for NHS (National Health Service) staff and other key workers is to be set up at a park-and-ride in Oxford, Oxfordshire.

17 APR 2020

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17 Apr 2020 | 20:35

Passengers will only be allowed to board London’s buses using the middle door during the coronavirus pandemic, Transport for London (TfL) has said.

16 APR 2020

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16 Apr 2020 | 21:51

A second bus driver in Bristol has died after contracting coronavirus, his employer has said.

14 APR 2020

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14 Apr 2020 | 22:59

A court has jailed a man for nine years after he followed a teenage girl off a bus in Bristol and raped her.

13 APR 2020

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13 Apr 2020 | 22:51

A London bus driver said she was ‘frightened to die’ from coronavirus and has begged the government to do more to help protect transport staff.

08 APR 2020

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08 Apr 2020 | 13:56

Passengers using some London buses will only be able to board through the middle doors as part of increased efforts to protect drivers.

06 APR 2020

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06 Apr 2020 | 23:05

Two London bus drivers have claimed that the personal protection measures provided for Covid-19 are inadequate and a health risk to workers.

04 APR 2020

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04 Apr 2020 | 21:54

A union has described the loss of five London bus workers, who died after contracting coronavirus, as a ‘tragedy’.

03 APR 2020

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03 Apr 2020 | 13:21

The Government will cover the losses of bus companies in England over the next three months to ensure that services can still run.


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