News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Work on new Cadbury Heath care home reaches significant milestone

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    The new care home being built in Cadbury Heath is nearing its final build stage. With 64 beds plus a 24-bed reablement service, the development in Earlstone Crescent is called Little Heath. A topping out ceremony, which traditionally signifies the …

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  • Keynsham Town FC champions

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    A crowd of over 300 at the AJN Stadium saw Keynsham Town clinch the Toolstation Western League Division One title on Easter Monday. Their 2-1 home win, following on from a 2-0 win at local rivals Oldland Abbotonians on Good …

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  • Two arrested after disturbance in Keynsham involving a knife threat

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    Police arrested two men following an incident in Keynsham yesterday afternoon in which another man was threatened with a knife. Police said two men, aged 33 and 24, were arrested on suspicion of affray following the incident in Coronation Avenue …

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  • Vintage ‘Chocolate Train’ is back on the rails

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    Visitors to the heritage Avon Valley Railway at Bitton this bank holiday weekend have been enjoying the latest attraction – the restored ‘Chocolate Train’ which spent much of its working life down the road in Keynsham at Fry’s Somerdale factory. …

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  • Police investigation after trouble on train in Keynsham

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    A British Transport Police investigation is under way today following reports of anti-social behaviour on a train in Keynsham on Saturday night. A spokesperson said: “British Transport Police were called to Keynsham Station at around 10.45pm on 23rd March following reports …

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  • Financial adviser who duped Oldland Common victim out of £50,000 is jailed

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    A retired independent financial adviser who stole around £50,000 from an elderly, disabled Oldland Common widow has been jailed today, with police calling the crime “abhorrent”.  Michael Price, 73, of Morgan Way, Peasedown St John, was jailed for three years at Bristol …

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  • Appeal for dash cam footage following crash on the Ring Road

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    Police are today appealing for the public’s help following a single vehicle crash on the Longwell Green to Hicks Gate stretch of the A4174 Ring Road. It happened at about 8.40am on Saturday 9th March when a blue BMW 3 …

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  • Two men arrested over double stabbing

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    Two men aged 32 and 25 have attended a police station in connection with the double stabbing in Keynsham on Saturday night. They have been arrested on suspicion of wounding and GBH and are currently in police custody. Police were called just …

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  • Two men stabbed in Keynsham

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    An investigation is under way after two men were stabbed in Keynsham last night. Police were called just after 8.30pm to Warwick Road to reports of a serious assault. Two men had suffered stab wounds, causing minor injuries. This afternoon the …

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  • Police appeal for information after attempted robbery of 17-year-old girl in Downend

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    Police are appealing for information after a man attempted to rob a 17-year-old girl of her rucksack in Downend. The incident happened at approximately 7.05pm on Monday. The victim had got off a bus on Bromley Heath Road before walking …

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