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Switching off the problem television fixed the issue for Aberhosan villagers, Openreach says
Engineers have solved a mystery which left villagers with broadband problems for 18 months.
Connectivity could be poor along with slow speeds from 07:00, causing issues for households trying to get online.
Openreach engineers replaced cables at Aberhosan, Powys, but it did not fix the problem so they had to think again.
They then switched to a monitoring device an…
New nuclear plant at Sizewell set for green light – BBC News
The BBC has learned that talks with contractor EDF have intensified in recent weeks.
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image captionEDF says Sizewell C will provide electricity for six million homes and create 25,000 jobs
The government is close to giving the green light to a new nuclear power station at Sizewell in Suffolk.
The BBC has learned that talks with the Sizewell contractor, EDF, have intensified in recent weeks.
This comes after the collapse of projects in Anglesey and Cumbria when Japanese firms Hitachi and Toshiba pulled out.
Government officials are…
Coronavirus infection rates have increased in five out of seven North East areas, new figures show – Chronicle Live
Gateshead, Sunderland, Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland have all recorded a jump in cases in the seven days up to October 26
Coronavirus cases have increased in five North East areas, the latest figures have revealed.
Gateshead, Sunderland, Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland have all recorded a jump in cases in the seven days up to October 26.
In the seven North East local authority areas, Gateshead currently has the highest rate of infection, with an extra 776 recorded cases compared to the week before.
Infection rates have fallen in South Tyneside and County Durham, but increased in North Tyneside, and although…
Full list of rules for trick or treating this Halloween in Tier 3 – Liverpool Echo
Can trick or treating go ahead? What can you do instead? Here’s everything you need to know for Halloween 2020 on tier three lockdown
Halloween is guaranteed to be different this year due to local lockdown restrictions imposed across the country.
Earlier this month, the government warned families that anyone found breaking the Rule of Six or mixing households in local lockdown areas would face fines up to £200.
The Department for Health and Social Care said trick or treating would be banned in areas where household mixing is not allowed effectively ‘cancelling’ Halloween
for many families.
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