News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • 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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  • Arson attack at industrial estate

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    A fire on an industrial estate on the edge of Kingswood yesterday is being treated as arson. Crews from Kingswood, Yate, Hicks Gate, Patchway and Avonmouth fire stations were called to the fire at Toucan Environmental Ltd on the Bridge …

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  • Inspection highlights ‘widespread and systemic failings’ at care home

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    Whitchurch Care Home has been rated as Inadequate, with inspectors finding “widespread and systemic failings”. The home on Bristol Road in Whitchurch Village, is part of the Four Seasons Health Care group and provides accommodation and nursing care for up to …

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  • Mangotsfield woman prosecuted following fly-tipping at Webbs Heath

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    A Mangotsfield woman has been found guilty of committing waste-related offences following a fly-tip that was discovered in Webbs Heath. Melanie Nurding, 30, of The Sidings, was prosecuted by South Gloucestershire Council’s environmental protection team after a fly-tip of household …

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  • One of the Ring Road’s busiest roundabouts could be turned into a £5.9m ‘throughabout’

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    Plans to create traffic lanes through the notorious Wraxall Road roundabout on the Ring Road at Warmley – and signalise the roundabout – have gone out for public consultation. The junction with Tower Road and Wraxall Road is currently the only one …

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  • Police appeal for witnesses following assault in Downend

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Downend yesterday morning. The incident happened at about 12.10am. A black Ford Fiesta was in collision with a wall in Badminton Walk. The occupants of the car were then assaulted by …

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  • Appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage following fatal collision on the ring road

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    Police are appealing for witnesses and information into a fatal collision on the A4174 at Bromley Heath today. It happened just before midday when two lorries and a van collided near to the Willy Wicket roundabout. One man died at …

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