News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • A third of lorries on the A4 found with defects

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    Three years after the horrific lorry crash in Weston village which killed a child and three adults, recent spot checks on the A4 outside Bath revealed that a third of lorries stopped were defective. In a day of action last …

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  • ‘Unprovoked’ attack leaves man with fractured eye socket and broken wrist

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    Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which left a man with a fractured eye socket and broken wrist. The victim was walking along Emersons Green Lane away from The Lamb Inn at Mangotsfield at about 9pm on Sunday …

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  • Police seize machete and knives after incident in Keynsham

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    Police seized a machete and two knives along with other items after an incident in Keynsham. Officers and paramedics were called to reports of a disturbance yesterday at about 4pm in Amberley Close. Shortly afterwards a man was arrested on …

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  • Keynsham school bus service saved – for now

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    South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach Company has lifted its threat to cancel the 432 service to Wellsway School and the IKB Academy in Keynsham because of anti-social behaviour on the bus by a small minority of students. The announcement today …

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  • Appeal for witnesses after man is robbed in Hanham

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    Police are appealing for information after a 24-year-old man was robbed shortly after getting off a bus in Hanham in the early hours of Sunday. The victim got off the No 44 bus in Whittucks Road at about 2.50am and …

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