News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Family’s tribute to Keynsham man Luke Allen who died after a fall

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    The family of 22-year-old Luke Allen from Keynsham, who died following a fall at a construction site in Bristol last week, have today released a tribute. Luke died from injuries suffered during an incident in Baldwin Street on Thursday 15th …

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  • Police condemn ‘despicable’ sex attack on 96-year-old woman in Staple Hill

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    A man believed to be in his late 50s has sexually assaulted a 96-year-old woman who was waiting for a bus in Staple Hill. The incident, which was reported to the police last week, happened at around 4.45pm on Wednesday, …

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  • Appeal after blind woman is assaulted in Staple Hill

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    Police are appealing for witnesses and information after an apparently unprovoked attack on a 41-year-old blind woman in Staple Hill. It happened at about 7.55am on Tuesday (13th March). The woman had caught a bus at the Soundwell Road/Portland Street stop, …

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  • CCTV image released after cars damaged in Kingswood

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    Police are asking for witnesses and information after having 18 reports of cars being damaged in Kingswood since mid-February. Twelve vehicles were scratched overnight on Friday 16th to Saturday 17th February in the Highview Road, Willis Road and Reddings areas. …

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  • Keynsham and Kingswood branches of New Look set to close under plans to save fashion chain

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    Struggling fashion retailer New Look has identified 60 stores that will shut, including the ones in Keynsham and Kingswood as part of a rescue plan to repay debts, it has been announced today. Up to 1,000 jobs could be affected, with …

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  • Police want to speak to this pair after a man was attacked in Whitchurch

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    Police are appealing for the public’s help to identify the two men in these images. They believe they can help with their inquiries after a man was attacked outside the Royal British Legion in Staunton Lane in Whitchurch. The incident …

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  • Study backs site near Emersons Green for a new M4 Junction 18a

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    The findings of a study show that the preferred option for an M4 Junction 18a and link road is near Emersons Green. Papers published today for South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet meeting on 12th March reveal the so-called Western Option is …

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  • Don’t travel – more snow’s on the way

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    Police are urging people not to use the roads today as conditions are still dangerous. More snow is forecast this morning and there is the potential for much heavier snow in the afternoon with strong winds creating blizzard conditions. No …

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  • Heavy snow and blizzard conditions

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    The Met Office has issued a red warning – its highest possible warning level – for snow for parts of the South West. Between 3pm this afternoon and 2am tomorrow, a spell of heavy snow and blizzard conditions is expected. And …

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  • Keynsham unites against anti-social behaviour

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    More than 80 people have come together at a public meeting in Keynsham to discuss constructive ways of dealing as a community with the anti-social and criminal behaviour that has been plaguing the town in recent weeks. The meeting at …

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