News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Man’s body found in lane at Siston: death ‘unexplained’ say police

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    An investigation is under way after the body of a man was found in a lane at Siston this Christmas Eve morning. A dog walker made the grim discovery and alerted the police just after 10.30am. The end of Gibbs …

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  • Appeal following robbery at Fishponds bookmakers

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    Police are appealing for information following a robbery in Fishponds on Wednesday. A man entered the William Hill bookmakers on Fishponds Road at about 8.55pm and threatened a member of staff before making off with a “significant” amount of cash. …

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  • Rogue landlords prosecuted for renting unsafe Kingswood property

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    The landlords of Linden House in Kingswood – the former hotel which has been converted into flats – have been fined £25,000 for breaching regulations, including fire safety. Mr Bhahinder Singh Dulay and Mr Munjit Singh Dulay (trading as MB Estate …

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  • Police want to quiz this man over burglary and arson in Fishponds

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    Can you help police identify this man they want to talk to about a Fishponds charity shop burglary and arson? The incident happened on the morning of Monday 12th November at the CLIC Sargent charity shop on Straits Parade. Items …

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  • CCTV released following raids on stores in Hanham and Lawrence Hill

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    Police have released CCTV footage as part of an appeal for information following two burglaries at Lidl stores. The stores in Church Road, Lawrence Hill and Hanham High Street were targeted in the early hours of Tuesday 6th December, with …

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  • Shopping in Keynsham just got easier

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    Measures to stop B&NES council staff clogging up Keynsham car parks have come into force today and civic enforcement officers have been out and about to ensure the ban is being obeyed. This was the scene in the Civic Centre …

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  • Council clears car parks for shoppers in Keynsham

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    To support Keynsham traders in the longer term, B&NES Council is making changes to staff parking permits, starting in the all-important run-up to Christmas. The council says it recognises that short-stay shoppers are critical to the success of local businesses and …

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  • Road misery for motorists in and around Keynsham

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    A burst water main on Bath Hill in Keynsham and a crash which closed the eastbound carriageway of the town’s bypass for more than four hours last night have caused traffic misery for thousands of motorists. Bristol Water said the …

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  • Man in custody after more than 20 cars are damaged in Hanham

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    Police have arrested a man after more than 20 vehicles were damaged in Hanham last night. Officers were called to Hencliffe Way and Rowan Way at 11.40pm by a member of the public reporting that a man was in the …

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  • CCTV images released following robbery in Downend

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    Police are appealing for help in identifying a man in CCTV images which they have released following a robbery in Downend yesterday. The incident happened about 4.15pm at First Choice travel agents on Downend Road. A man walked into the …

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