News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • CCTV images released after armed robbery on Two Mile Hill Road

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    Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to talk to following an armed robbery on Two Mile Hill Road. The incident happened on Sunday 11th June at the Co-op store on Two Mile Hill Road. A man …

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  • Appeal after woman is sexually assaulted in St George Park

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    Police have today released descriptions of two men they would like to identify after a woman was sexually assaulted in St George Park. The incident happened at about 1am on Sunday 11th June. The victim was approached by two men …

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  • Tories hold Kingswood, North East Somerset, Thornbury & Yate and Filton & Bradley Stoke but lose Bath, while Labour keep East Bristol

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    As the country wakes up to the news that the General Election has ended with a hung Parliament, here is the local picture. Conservative Chris Skidmore has been returned in Kingswood, Tory Jacob-Rees-Mogg has held on to North East Somerset;  …

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  • Children lose playground after arson attacks in Downend

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    Police are appealing for information after an area of a playground in Downend was destroyed by fire. There have been two separate incidents reported at the Walker Playing Fields on Blackhorse Lane. The first was during the morning of Monday …

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  • Mangotsfield Sort It Centre reopening ahead of schedule

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    Mangotsfield Sort It recycling centre will reopen ahead of schedule from 10am this Saturday (27 May) following its refurbishment. The recycling centre has been closed for three months to allow work on the yard behind the site to be carried …

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  • B&NES Council agrees to reduce numbers

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      Bath & North East Somerset has agreed a recommendation to reduce number of elected councillors from 65 to 59. The Local Government Boundary Commission for England is currently conducting an electoral review of B&NES, the first since the authority …

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  • Appeal to trace dog walker who may have witnessed assault in Emersons Green

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    Police are trying to trace a dog walker who may have information which could help their investigation into an assault on a 20-year-old man in Emersons Green. He was walking home from an evening out when he was knocked to …

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  • Police appeal after men in a car pester schoolgirls in Hanham

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    Police are keen to trace two men in a silver car who spoke to two 13-year-old girls in Hanham as they walked home from school last Friday (12th May). The teenagers were walking along Lower Hanham Road when the occupants …

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  • Did you witness serious assault in St George skatepark?

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    Police are asking for the public’s help following an assault in the skatepark off Chalks Road in St George yesterday at about 6pm. There was an “altercation” between two men which resulted in one of the men being seriously assaulted. …

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  • Armed robbery at Mangotsfield Post Office

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    Two people carried out an armed robbery at the Post Office in Mangotsfield at about 7.30am last Friday. Staff were threatened and the pair made off with cash. On Saturday, a 38-year-old man was detained by neighbourhood and specialist firearms officers …

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