News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Road misery for motorists in and around Keynsham

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    A burst water main on Bath Hill in Keynsham and a crash which closed the eastbound carriageway of the town’s bypass for more than four hours last night have caused traffic misery for thousands of motorists. Bristol Water said the …

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  • Man in custody after more than 20 cars are damaged in Hanham

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    Police have arrested a man after more than 20 vehicles were damaged in Hanham last night. Officers were called to Hencliffe Way and Rowan Way at 11.40pm by a member of the public reporting that a man was in the …

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  • CCTV images released following robbery in Downend

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    Police are appealing for help in identifying a man in CCTV images which they have released following a robbery in Downend yesterday. The incident happened about 4.15pm at First Choice travel agents on Downend Road. A man walked into the …

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  • Whitchurch residents unite to fight plans that would turn village into a town

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    Whitchurch villagers are uniting against plans being mooted for 3,500 new homes. Fifty people turned up at a public meeting in the United Reformed Church hall on Monday night called by Cllr Paul May, who represents Whitchurch & Pensford on …

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  • Arrests after arson at Emersons Green Village Hall

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    Police officers investigating last Thursday’s arson at Emersons Green Village Hall have arrested two teenagers in connection with the incident. Avon Fire & Rescue Service told police the fire was deliberately started in the toilets while the hall was in …

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  • Child injured in collision with car in Keynsham town centre

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    A child has been taken to hospital this lunchtime after being in collision with a car at the top of Bath Hill in Keynsham. Police sealed off the courtesy crossing area after the incident which happened  shortly after 11am. The whole …

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  • Evacuation after arson attack at Emersons Green Village Hall

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    People, including children, had to be evacuated yesterday after a fire was deliberately started in the toilets at Emersons Green Village Hall. Witnesses described seeing two teenage boys in the area at around the time and police are keen to …

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  • Six arrests after illegal music event in derelict Kingswood pub

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    Six people were arrested and sound equipment was seized following an unlicensed music event in the old Chequers pub on Lodge Road last night. At about 10.30pm police were called to the old pub, where more than 100 people were …

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  • Did you see violent brawl in Kingswood High Street?

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    An appeal for witnesses has been issued after what police describe as a “violent altercation” between two couples near the Sainsbury’s Local shop in Kingswood High Street. It happened at about 11.30pm on Saturday 12th November. One couple were in …

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  • Three arrested over bag snatches in Kingswood

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    Police have arrested three people in connection with a number of handbag snatches in Kingswood. The five incidents happened on Thursday 10th November in Two Mile Hill Road and Orchard Road, and on Friday 11th November in Moravian Road, Bank …

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