Omicron

New temporary timetable introduced in response to spread of Omicron variant

From Monday 17 January 2022, South Western Railway (SWR) will be introducing a new timetable, which is designed to ensure reliability for customers and cater to key workers, school pupils and those who cannot work from home.

The emergence of Omicron has necessitated the need for a new temporary timetable, with staff shortages across SWR having led to unavoidable short-notice...

Devon residents urged, “Get Boosted Now”

Devon’s residents are being urged to “Get Boosted Now” as part of an urgent national appeal to give themselves better protection from the Omicron Covid-19 variant; which is much more transmissible than previous variants.

The NHS in Devon is working to increase the number of vaccine clinics and extend opening hours following the Prime Minister’s announcement last night (12 December)...

Public urged to wear hand-protection at the fuel pump as a first line of defence against Omicron

A Devon-based business, recognised at the highest level for its role in protecting the public against Covid-19, is calling on motorists to wear forecourt hand-protection at the fuel pump as a first line of defence against new variants of Covid-19, including Omicron.

GripHero, which last week received a national award for its decision to provide its forecourt glove dispensers free to...