News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Police dog sniffs out suspected cannabis during drugs raid in Emersons Green

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    A man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing cannabis with intent to supply after officers searched a house in Emersons Green. The warrant in Colliers Break was carried out at 3pm on Wednesday by neighbourhood and response officers, volunteer Special …

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  • Man arrested over burglaries after policeman spots stolen car in Kingswood

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      Police today said they have arrested a man in St George and recovered a stolen car following burglaries in Warmley and Montpelier in Bristol. Kingswood Neighbourhood PC Stuart Mathias was patrolling in Kennard Road in Kingswood when he spotted …

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  • Princess Anne’s visit to The Chocolate Quarter in pictures

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  • Princess Anne to open The Chocolate Quarter in Keynsham tomorrow

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    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be in Keynsham tomorrow to officially open The Chocolate Quarter. To mark the grand opening, she will be given a private tour of the site by the chief executive of the St Monica …

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  • Pair jailed for series of burglaries in Emersons Green, including the village hall

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    Two burglars have been jailed today after being convicted of a series of offences in Emersons Green earlier this year, including a break-in at the village hall. Craig Walters, 35, of Ashley Road, Bristol, and Lee Hucker, 32, of The …

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  • Former choir master jailed for sexual abuse offences

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    A 68-year-old former choir master from Warmley who sexually abused two boys has been jailed for eight-and-half years. Richard Lucas, of Victoria Road, was convicted of 11 counts of indecent assault on two boys. The offences happened in the 1980s …

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  • Bitton swimmer Siobhan-Marie wins gold at the Commonwealth Games

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    Siobhan-Marie O’Connor from Bitton today won gold at the Commonwealth Games in Australia and defended her 200m Individual Medley title. The 22-year-old finished nearly two seconds ahead of her nearest rival to take victory in a time of two minutes …

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  • Family of four from Kingswood killed in Florida

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    Four members of a family believed to be from Kingswood have been killed in car crash while on holiday in Florida. They have been named by police in Titusville as Adam Stephenson, 30, who was driving, Maryanne Stephenson, 29, Bryan Stephenson, 66, …

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  • Pharmacy opening times this Easter

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    GOOD FRIDAY Boots, Gallagher Retail Park, Longwell Green (7.30am-midnight) Asda, Longwell Green (9am-6pm) Boots, Avonmeads Retail Park, St Philips Causeway (9am-8pm) Boots, Emersons Green Retail Park (10am-4pm) Sainsbury’s, Emersons Green Retail Park (10am-4pm) Morrisons, 688-718 Fishponds Road, Fishponds (10am-4pm) Boots, …

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  • Damaged railway bridge by Bitton Station gets struck again

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       A lorry’s load of roof trusses collided with the railway bridge on the A431 near Bitton Station during this morning’s rush hour. South Gloucestershire Council officers went out later in the day to inspect the bridge which carries both the …

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