News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Appeal to help find missing Daniel McCreath

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    Police are appealing for the public’s help to find missing man Daniel McCreath from Kingswood. Daniel, who is 19, was last seen on Friday 25th October in the Kingswood area but it is believed he may have been in Bath …

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  • One year jail sentence for rogue builder

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    A rogue trader who conned elderly residents out of thousands of pounds has been jailed for one year. Mark Johnson, 38, of Cadbury Heath, trading as Warmley Building Services, admitted four counts of fraud under the Fraud Act 2006 and …

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  • Arson attack in Mangotsfield

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    Police appealing for witnesses and information after a hay barn was destroyed by fire in Mangotsfield. It happened at around 11.30 pm on Saturday 26th October at a farm at Shortwood Hill. The road was closed while fire crews tackled …

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  • Long delay for road repairs following contractor failure

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    Residents of Park Close and Park View will have to wait until next Spring at the earliest for their road to be resurfaced after a council contractor failed to complete the job.  The road was due to be resurfaced after …

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  • Cannabis factory uncovered in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for information after discovering a sophisticated cannabis factory set-up on an industrial estate on the outskirts of Keynsham. They seized 40 mature plants worth more than £30,000 that were found growing in two old vehicles, a horse …

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  • Where to watch the fireworks

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    Here’s our guide to the best fireworks displays in our area. Downend Firework Show – Friday 1st November This event is organised by the Great Western Round Table and takes place on the King George V Playing Fields, Sutherland Avenue. …

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  • Crews Hole campaigners come up with alternative traffic scheme as petition tops 1,000

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    Campaigners fighting the controversial plan to close Crews Hole Road to eastbound traffic in the New Year have come up with a plan of their own. Well over 1,000 people have now signed an online petition which criticises Bristol City …

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  • Rugby League stars drop in on Mangotsfield School

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    Students at Mangotsfield Secondary School welcomed rugby players from the Cook Islands yesterday (Thursday 24th October)ahead of the Rugby League World Cup. The players took time out from preparing for their first match against the USA next week to run …

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  • Missing girls are found

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    Avon & Somerset police today thanked the public for their help after two  missing 16-year-old girls who they thought might be in the Kingswood area have been found. Lunda Dimbelolo, from Eastville, and Sharrisse Edwards, from Bradley Stoke, had last been seen together in Old …

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  • Police praise sharp-eyed neighbours as burglary suspect is arrested

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    Neighbours have been praised for foiling a suspected burglary in Marshfield which police believed may have been linked to an earlier incident in Wick. An Avon & Somerset police spokesman said: “We were called to a report of suspicious behaviour …

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