News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • ‘Malicious’ arson attack on football club

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    A fire late yesterday afternoon at Blackhorse Sports & Community Pavilion, home of Mangotsfield Junior FC and AFC Mangotsfield, is being treated as arson. Within hours of the fire, Colin Sutton, the chairman of Mangotsfield JFC and a trustee of …

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  • Meet Razorlight when they stage Keynsham gig this weekend

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    Indie rock band Razorlight will be performing in Keynsham this weekend to celebrate the launch of their new album. The band, best known for topping the charts with the 2006 single America, will be at The Space in Market Walk …

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  • Police issue CCTV appeal to trace fraudsters in Keynsham

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    Do you recognise these men? Police would like to speak to them in relation to a fraud/theft offence in Keynsham on the evening of Friday 14th September. An elderly lady received a phone call from someone alleging to be the …

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  • Police name Fishponds murder victim

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    The 21-year-old man who died three days after being stabbed in Fishponds  has been named by police as Ronald Leigh. The attack happened in the vicinity of Gill Avenue shortly before 7pm on Tuesday 9th October. A forensic post-mortem has confirmed …

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  • Murder inquiry launched as one of the Fishponds assault victims dies of his injuries

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    A 21-year-old man assaulted in Fishponds on Tuesday night has died in hospital of his injuries. Detectives from the Major Crime Investigation Team are now leading a murder inquiry into the incident which is also being linked to a second …

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  • Man prosecuted over fly-tipping in Wick and Pucklechurch

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    A Wick man has been ordered to pay £1,160 in fines and costs, after being found guilty in court of committing waste related offences in South Gloucestershire. Liam Budds, 24, of High Street, Wick, was prosecuted by the council’s environmental …

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  • Appeal made for information and footage as detectives link two assaults in the Fishponds area

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    Police are investigating two assaults  in the Fishponds area last night in which two men sustained serious injuries. A man in his 20s was assaulted on Gill Avenue at around 6.50pm while a man in his 40s was attacked on …

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  • Urgent overnight road closure in Warmley

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    An urgent overnight road closure on the A420 High Street in Warmley will be in place this week. From tomorrow (Tuesday) until Saturday the road will be closed from 8pm to 6am from the junction with Baden Road to just past the Dramway …

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  • Keynsham pensioner among victims of phone scam involving bogus police officer

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    Police are today asking people to be alert and appealing for information after three pensioners – including one from Keynsham – were conned into giving away their bank cards. The three incidents all happened between 9pm on Friday 14th September …

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  • Police appeal for witnesses after two robberies at Hanham supermarket

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    Police have today appealed for witnesses and information after two robberies at the Co-op in Memorial Road in Hanham which occurred over the summer. In the most recent robbery, which happened just after 5.30pm on Saturday 25th August, three men …

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