News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Three arrests as assault inquiry continues

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    Police tonight said they are continuing to appeal for witnesses following an incident in Lyde Green which left a man in a critical condition in hospital. Officers were called to Willowherb Road at 1.42am to a report of a man …

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  • Man in intensive care and another arrested after incident in Lyde Green

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    A man is in intensive care in hospital following an incident in Willowherb Road in Lyde Green in the early hours of today. Police were called at 1.42am to a report of a man having been detained by a member …

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  • Christmas gift swap at Keynsham café

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    Temple Street Canteen in Keynsham is running a children’s toy and clothes swap for people keen to save money or reduce waste by reusing and recycling. The event runs from Monday 2nd to Saturday 7th December. To take part you …

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  • Free entertainment at launch of festive season at Kings Chase

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    Next  Saturday (23rd November) will see the Christmas lights switched on at Kings Chase Shopping Centre in Kingswood. It is a week earlier this year in order to be fully festive for Black Friday trade the following week. The lights will …

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  • Who’s standing in your constituency on 12th December?

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    Here is a round-up of who’s standing in our local Parliamentary constituencies in the General Election on 12th December. Bristol East Defending the seat which she has held for Labour since 2005 is Kerry McCarthy. In 2017 her majority was …

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  • Helping you stay safe and well this winter

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    As part of a national campaign, local GPs are encouraging people to make improvements in their lives to protect their health and wellbeing, now and in the future. Dr Nicholas Woodward, senior partner at St Augustine’s Medical Practice, said: “As …

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  • Plastics and litter protest at Keynsham fast food stores

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    Keynsham Plastic Re-Action and the Keynsham Wombles are holding a plastics and litter protest at KFC and Domino’s Pizza this Friday (15th November). Keynsham Plastic Re-Action has previously put pressure on supermarkets to reduce the amount of plastic their products …

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  • High bund created to protect ancient Lyde Green Common

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    A high bund is now protecting Lyde Green Common from being accessed by vehicles. The work has been carried out by South Gloucestershire Council along a stretch of the eastern border on the road that leads from Henfield to Pucklechurch. …

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  • Concerns about ‘eyesore’ site where redevelopment has stalled

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    Concerns have been raised about the poor state of a former pub site for which permission for redevelopment was granted on appeal four years ago. The locally listed 19th century Station Master pub in Warmley subsequently became the Bollywood Spice …

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  • Security concerns at Hanham car park

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    A car park in Hanham is being used as a racing circuit late at night because it’s not being locked. The concerns were raised by local residents who attended Hanham Abbots Parish Council’s meeting last Tuesday. Councillors heard that a …

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