News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Bus firm moves working week services to Saturday timetable

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    First West of England is making plans to run a Saturday service during the working week from next Monday (23rd March) to ensure it sustains services for those needing to travel across the region. The announcement comes as the Government …

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  • Surgeries urge patients to stay away

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    GP surgeries are urging patients to keep away if they think they have the coronavirus. Dr Paul Taylor, senior partner at Hanham Health, which runs surgeries in Hanham and Oldland Common,  said: “The current situation we find ourselves in is …

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  • Caring communities respond to coronavirus outbreak as events are cancelled and postponed

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    With cases of COVID-19 now officially confirmed in B&NES, South Gloucestershire and Bristol, communities are rallying to support one other. People have been getting in touch on social media to find ways of making sure that residents are looking out …

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  • Planning and preparing for the coronavirus

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    The one constant about the Covid 19 pandemic is that the situation is continually evolving. In the context of producing a weekly newspaper, circumstances may well have changed dramatically between the time when we press the button to print and …

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  • Warning to dog owners after ‘vicious’ attack on dachshund in Keynsham

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    A Keynsham dog owner is warning people to be on their guard after what he describes as an “unprovoked, vicious attack” on his miniature dachshund dog. The incident happened in the field next to Keynsham Lock on Monday and left …

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  • Police publish gallery of suspected stolen bicycles and tools to identify owners after Hanham raid

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    Police have today launched a dedicated online gallery to try to return suspected stolen property to the rightful owners. Officers seized 125 push bikes and frames and more than 60 other items, mainly power tools, from an address in Hanham …

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  • Beware of rogue traders after spate of incidents in South Glos

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    Police are asking residents in Kingswood, Downend and Frampton Cotterell to be vigilant and report any individuals acting suspiciously or posing as tradesmen following incidents of rogue traders. Three incidents are reported to have happened on Saturday 29th February at properties at …

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  • Trees felled to make way for proposed £5.9m ‘throughabout’

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    The trees on the Woodstock roundabout of the A4174 ring road at Warmley have been felled in preparation for work due to start on a proposed new £5.9m junction later this year. South Gloucestershire Council held a public consultation last …

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  • Flooding and fallen trees as Storm Dennis hits

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    Roads and fields are under water and trees have been brought down in gale force winds. Two people suffered minor injuries last night when Storm Dennis uprooted a huge tree which crashed down on to homes at Grange Court in Hanham, pictured …

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  • Police appeal for witnesses after indecent exposure incidents in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following a number of indecent exposure incidents in Keynsham. A man has been seen acting indecently while sat in a vehicle parked in different locations close to the train station. PC Steve Carey said: “We’ve …

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