News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Appeal made for information and footage as detectives link two assaults in the Fishponds area

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    Police are investigating two assaults  in the Fishponds area last night in which two men sustained serious injuries. A man in his 20s was assaulted on Gill Avenue at around 6.50pm while a man in his 40s was attacked on …

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  • Urgent overnight road closure in Warmley

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    An urgent overnight road closure on the A420 High Street in Warmley will be in place this week. From tomorrow (Tuesday) until Saturday the road will be closed from 8pm to 6am from the junction with Baden Road to just past the Dramway …

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  • Keynsham pensioner among victims of phone scam involving bogus police officer

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    Police are today asking people to be alert and appealing for information after three pensioners – including one from Keynsham – were conned into giving away their bank cards. The three incidents all happened between 9pm on Friday 14th September …

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  • Police appeal for witnesses after two robberies at Hanham supermarket

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    Police have today appealed for witnesses and information after two robberies at the Co-op in Memorial Road in Hanham which occurred over the summer. In the most recent robbery, which happened just after 5.30pm on Saturday 25th August, three men …

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  • Long delays after rubbish truck tips over at Hicks Gate roundabout

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    People are being advised to avoid the busy Hicks Gate roundabout after a rubbish truck tipped on its side today. The driver was unhurt. Crews from nearby Hicks Gate, Kingswood and Temple fire stations have been working at the scene …

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  • Keynsham drug dealer required to pay £28k confiscation order

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    A Keynsham drug dealer has been required to pay a £28,000 confiscation order. Tyrone Royal, 24, of Charlton Road, was issued with the order at Bristol Crown Court last Friday. On 26th October 2016 a search warrant was executed at …

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  • Fishponds shop robber is jailed for more than 10 years

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    A man who robbed Subway in Fishponds at knifepoint has been jailed for more than 10 years. Barrington Powell, 44, of no fixed address, wore a face covering when he targeted the Subway on Fishponds Road on 6th May last …

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  • Take a virtual walk through apartment at Keynsham’s new Riverside View development

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    The old Riverside office building may be wrapped in scaffolding at the moment, but prospective buyers can now enjoy a view of what it will look like when finished. Gregory Estate Agents are now offering a virtual reality tour of …

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  • Dramatic pictures of fire in Keynsham

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    Here are some dramatic pictures of a blaze on a Keynsham housing estate which fire chiefs say was started deliberately this afternoon. The fire was in a bin store at Tintagel Close, off Queens Road. It affected the rear of nearby …

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  • Police release CCTV image after attempted rape is reported in Hanham

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    Police are asking the public for help as they investigate an attempted rape in Hanham. They say the incident occurred between 3am and 5am on Sunday 1st July but have not specified where in Hanham. This CCTV image is of a …

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