News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Court fines issued following Blue Badge fraud in Bristol

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    Two women who used their relatives’ disabled parking badges have admitted fraudulent use and been fined today at Bristol Magistrates’  Court. Maxine Castle, 48, of Sandholme Road, Brislington, and Mary Gomm, 65, of Pooles Wharf Court, Clifton, pleaded guilty to …

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  • This man is wanted by the police in connection with a burglary in Keynsham

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    Have you seen Daniel Milburn? Police want to talk to the 33-year-old in connection with a burglary in Keynsham. He is described as white and has stubble and shaved/ receding brown hair. Milburn has links to the South Wales area. If …

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  • 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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