News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Police thank public for their support as officer injured in Staple Hill undergoes surgery

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    An officer who suffered serious facial injuries while trying to detain a suspect in Staple Hill on Tuesday night has undergone surgery. The officer, who is 25 and has been with Avon & Somerset police for three and a half …

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  • Police officer badly hurt during Staple Hill drug arrests

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    A police officer suffered several facial injuries while trying to detain a suspect in Staple Hill last night. He is said to be in a stable condition in hospital today where he was due to undergo surgery. Two men have been arrested …

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  • Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision in Longwell Green

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    A man died after his car crashed into a brick wall in Longwell Green yesterday. The incident happened at 3.10am in Craven Way. Police say a Vauxhall Corsa was travelling towards the mini-roundabout, where there is an option to turn …

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  • 300 jobs relocating to Keynsham’s Chocolate Quarter

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    The firm Mitie is relocating around 300 jobs to Keynsham this autumn. Mitie provides facilities management, consultancy, project management and a range of specialist services. This week a spokesperson told us: “We’ll be opening a new Mitie office at The …

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  • Police appeal for information following robbery at Kingswood travel agency

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    Do you recognise this man? Police think he might have important information that could help them with their investigation into a robbery at a travel agency in Kingswood. The robbery took place at Thomas Cook on Regent Street on Friday …

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  • Owner of cat that was mutilated warns pet lovers to be alert

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    The owner of a cat who it is feared was deliberately beheaded has spoken out to warn people that she fears a killer could be preying on animals locally. Cleo, who was just a year old, failed to return to …

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  • Major clean-up operation after travellers leave Kingswood sites

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    Travellers moved off Southey Avenue Playing Field in Kingswood today following negotiations with the council and police. They had moved on yesterday after leaving the pitches opposite Kingswood fire station which are leased to AEK-BOCO Football Club. A major clear-up …

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  • Travellers relocate to different playing fields in Kingswood

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    The travellers who had been camped on playing fields opposite Kingswood fire station since last Thursday left earlier today – only to move onto the Southey Avenue playing fields a mile away, see above. South Gloucestershire Council, which owns the …

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  • Car found burnt out after collision with a pedestrian in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following a fail-to-stop collision in Keynsham last night. The incident happened at about 6.30pm when a car was in collision with a pedestrian who was walking in the direction of Charlton Road from Charlton Park. …

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  • Travellers move on to AEK-BOCO playing fields in Kingswood

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    Travellers moved onto the playing fields opposite Kingswood fire station late last night. The site in Tenniscourt Road is owned by South Gloucestershire Council but the pitches are used by AEK-BOCO Football Club. Earlier this week there was an unauthorised …

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