News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Family of Ross & Clare meet the Prime Minister

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    The family of Ross and Clare Simons, the couple killed in Hanham by a dangerous, disqualified driver, met with the Prime Minister today to discuss their campaign for a change to the driving laws. The meeting was arranged by Kingswood …

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  • Police searching Troopers Hill nature reserve for missing Becky

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    Part of Troopers Hill nature reserve in St George has been cordoned off by police today as the search for missing local girl Rebecca Watts continues. Sixteen-year-old Rebecca, known as Becky, has not been since last Thursday morning when she …

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  • Urgent appeal for public to help police find Rebecca Watts

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    Police have been scouring open spaces and parks in their ongoing search for missing St George teenager Rebecca Watts. Sixteen-year-old Rebecca, known as Becky, was last seen at her home address in Crown Hill at approximately 11.15am last Thursday. Yesterday …

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  • Woman knocked unconscious in subway attack

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    Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was attacked in a subway in Warmley. The 19-year-old has told police that she was walking through the subway leading from Cock Road to Wraxall Road between 3pm and 3.30pm last Wednesday when …

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  • ‘Becky come home’: father’s plea to his missing daughter

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    The father and grandmother of missing St George teenager Rebecca Watts have issued an emotional appeal for her to come home. Rebecca, known as Becky, was last seen at her home in Crown Hill at 11.15am on Thursday. She is described as …

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  • Car destroys pole, fence and hedge in Bitton

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    The occupants of this car appear to have had a lucky escape after it apparently spun out of control by The Lons country estate on the A431 Bath Road at Bitton. Police say they were called to the scene about …

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  • Appeal to find teenager missing from St George

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    Police are today appealing for the public’s help in finding teenager Rebecca Watts, who went missing from the Crown Hill area of St George on Thursday.  They say it is out of character for her not to contact someone if she …

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  • Death of popular bus driver

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    The bus company Abus has reported the sad death of Phil Reason.  Phil was a familiar face around the town and popular member of the community, driving the Keynsham to Bristol service from 1991 when he joined to company until …

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  • Do you recognise suspected bike thief?

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    Police have today released a picture of a man they believe has information about the theft of a bicycle in Frenchay. The theft happened in the University of West of England (UWE) Frenchay Campus at around 3.50pm on Wednesday 28th …

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  • Foreign Secretary visit Red Cross depot at Warmley

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    Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond was in Warmley today, visiting the British Red Cross’s Emergency Response Unit Warehouse. Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore invited Mr Hammond to the depot on the Caxton Business Park to find out more about its national and …

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