News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • CCTV images released in Mangotsfield sex attack inquiry

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    Police have today released two CCTV images of a man they would like to identify as part of their investigation into a serious sexual assault in Mangotsfield last month. A spokesman for Avon & Somerset police said: “We believe the …

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  • Ambulance catches fire in Keynsham town centre

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    An ambulance crew fled their vehicle after the engine suddenly caught fire in Keynsham town centre this morning. The ambulance had been on its way to a call-out around 8.40am when the fire broke out just before the traffic lights …

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  • Welcome to Keynsham’s Chocolate Quarter

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    The St Monica Trust has revealed the name of its new retirement community at the former Somerdale factory in Keynsham – The Chocolate Quarter. The £60m development is due to open in spring 2017. It will be home to 140 …

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  • Public urged not to approach man wanted in connection with Redfield robbery

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    Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Redfield last month. They say Jade Langlais, 36, was involved in the robbery of a convenience store in Church Road on …

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  • No to an elected mayor for B&NES

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    The people of Bath & North East Somerset voted overwhelmingly against the idea of an elected mayor at yesterday’s referendum (Thursday 10th March). In the end 30,557 chose to maintain the current system of running the council with just 8,054 …

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  • Schools hit by outbreaks of flu

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    There has been a spike in flu viruses in schools across our area, including the swine flu strain. A recent increase in outbreaks has been reported to Public Health England’s South West Centre which is advising parents to keep their …

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  • Shock death of Cadbury Heath FC’s general manager

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    Cadbury Heath FC are today mourning Terry Green, their general manager and vice chairman, who died at the ground yesterday. President Terry Mitchell made the announcement on the club’s website yesterday afternoon: “Our beloved general manager and vice chairman Terry Green …

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  • Poor hygiene rating for Keynsham restaurant

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    Keynsham restaurant Farrells has been given just 1 out of 5 for its hygiene standards following a visit by food safety officers last month. The inspection at the Irish-Italian Temple Street restaurant was carried out on 5th February and the …

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  • Chaos on and around the ring road after huge pile-up at Longwell Green

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    There is a chaos on the A4174 ring road tonight after a pile-up at Longwell Green involving up to nine vehicles on the northbound carriageway. Police say the accident happened between Marsham Way (the Kingsfield Roundabout) for Aspects Leisure Park …

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  • How will the latest bus changes affect you?

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    Bus operator First West of England has announced changes as a result of its first ever proper public consultation on services in east Bristol. The changes, which will come into effect on 24th April, include:   * The frequency of …

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