News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Man, 23, arrested after fatal crash near Whitchurch

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    A 23-year-old man has been arrested following yesterday’s fatal collision on the A37 near Whitchurch. At about 6am, a collision involving a Ford Transit van, an HGV carrying concrete cylinders, a Vauxhall Vivaro and a Chrysler Cruiser occurred at Hursley …

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  • Fatal accident near Whitchurch

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision near Whitchurch this morning. Several vehicles were involved in a collision on the A37 at Hursley Hill at around 6am. A man driving a van died at the scene as a result of his …

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  • Man held in connection with robbery of Tesco Express in Mangotsfield

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    Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a robbery at Tesco Express in Mangotsfield last night. It happened just after 8.30pm when a white man dressed in dark clothing and with his face partly covered went into the store …

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  • Tesco to sell Kleeneze site in Hanham after abandoning plans to open superstore

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    EXCLUSIVE Supermarket giant Tesco, which took years to win planning permission to open a store at the old Kleeneze site in Hanham, has now abandoned its plans and is to sell the derelict plot, we can reveal. Tesco bought the …

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  • Overturned lorry causes chaos in and around Keynsham

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    A cement mixer lorry overturned on the Broadmead roundabout near Waitrose in Keynsham this morning and was not completely removed until this evening’s rush hour. A giant crane was brought in to lift the lorry, and then the cement mixer was …

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  • Strike closes Crown Post Offices in Kingswood & Keynsham

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    Staff at the Crown Post Offices in Kingswood and Keynsham are taking part in a 24-hour national walkout today in a dispute over jobs, pensions and branch closures. Signs on the doors direct customers to the nearest branches that are open. Further industrial …

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  • Police appeal after eight cars are damaged in Emersons Green and Mangotsfield

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    Police are carrying out house-to-house inquiries and have stepped up patrols in the Emersons Green and Mangotsfield areas after eight vehicles had their windows smashed. The incidents, which happened on evenings between Saturday 19th and Tuesday 22nd October, are being …

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  • ‘High value’ gold stolen from Fishponds home

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    Police are warning owners of high value gold jewellery to take extra care following a burglary in Fishponds yesterday. Between around 11am and noon a home on Radley Road was targeted, with valuable gold jewellery, a laptop, a camera, tools …

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  • ‘Clowns’ terrify youngsters at youth club

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    The current craze of people dressing and behaving in an anti-social and threatening way has come to the Hanham and Keynsham area. Last night police were called to Hanham Youth Club after two ‘clowns’ frightened the young people enjoying themselves …

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  • Hanham incident no longer being treated as suspicious

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    Police say they now identified a man who spoke to two boys in Hanham on Tuesday are satisfied with his account of the incident, which is supported by an independent witness. They say the matter is no longer being treated as suspicious and their inquiry …

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