News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Appeal for witnesses after stabbings in Keynsham car park

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    Police were called to The Crown Inn pub on Bristol Road in Keynsham yesterday afternoon following a disturbance involving a number of people in the car park. Two boys aged 15 and 16 sustained stab wounds and remained in hospital …

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  • Conservative Samuel Williams now sets his sights on becoming Metro Mayor

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    Conservative Samuel Williams, who had been campaigning to become the next Mayor of Bristol, has now been selected by his party to stand as the West of England’s Metro Mayor instead. Current Regional Mayor, Tory Tim Bowles, announced last month …

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  • ‘Keep Kingswood safe’ message as area sees huge spike in COVID cases

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    The Kingswood North East area is seeing a huge spike in coronavirus cases, particularly among schoolchildren, with the latest figures showing a rate of 282.6 cases per 100,000 – far above the South Gloucestershire average of 153.3 cases. South Gloucestershire’s …

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  • Sudden death in Keynsham

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    Police say they are currently at the scene of a sudden death in the Memorial Park area of Keynsham. An Avon & Somerset police spokesperson said: “We were called at 10.35am after a man had been seriously injured following a …

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  • South Glos to stay in Tier 3 but Bristol and North Somerset will join B&NES in Tier 2

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    The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced the latest COVID restrictions – with Bristol and North Somerset dropping down from the highest Tier 3 to Tier 2 after an improvement in case numbers. However South Gloucestershire remains under the strictest …

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  • Police appeal after shooting and stabbing in Kingswood

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    A 26-year-old man has received gunshot and stab wound injuries in Kingswood. He is today in hospital under arrest on suspicion of affray while another man, aged 31, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Police say that shortly …

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  • Appeal after woman is assaulted in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was inappropriately touched in Keynsham. A man slapped the victim’s bottom as she walked along a path between Charlton Road and Ashton Way car park. The incident happened between 5.30pm …

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  • Over-80s in Kingswood among the first in the region to get COVID-19 vaccine

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    Local vaccination centres run by GPs are opening across the area this week as the roll-out of the biggest immunisation programme in NHS history gains momentum. GPs and other primary care staff have been working round the clock to ensure …

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  • 14-year-old boy arrested in connection with stabbing on Bristol & Bath Railway Path

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    A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent in connection with an assault on a 21-year-old woman, Avon & Somerset police announced this morning. Police received a report at around 5.30pm on Monday that a woman …

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  • Family devastated after vandals pour paint on 22-year-old’s headstone

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    The family of a 22-year-old man who died from diabetes are devastated after vandals poured white paint over his headstone. The damage happened at Westerleigh Crematorium between 5pm on Thursday 26th and 5am on Friday 27th November. Today investigating officer …

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