News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Long delays after rubbish truck tips over at Hicks Gate roundabout

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    People are being advised to avoid the busy Hicks Gate roundabout after a rubbish truck tipped on its side today. The driver was unhurt. Crews from nearby Hicks Gate, Kingswood and Temple fire stations have been working at the scene …

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  • Keynsham drug dealer required to pay £28k confiscation order

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    A Keynsham drug dealer has been required to pay a £28,000 confiscation order. Tyrone Royal, 24, of Charlton Road, was issued with the order at Bristol Crown Court last Friday. On 26th October 2016 a search warrant was executed at …

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  • Fishponds shop robber is jailed for more than 10 years

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    A man who robbed Subway in Fishponds at knifepoint has been jailed for more than 10 years. Barrington Powell, 44, of no fixed address, wore a face covering when he targeted the Subway on Fishponds Road on 6th May last …

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  • Take a virtual walk through apartment at Keynsham’s new Riverside View development

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    The old Riverside office building may be wrapped in scaffolding at the moment, but prospective buyers can now enjoy a view of what it will look like when finished. Gregory Estate Agents are now offering a virtual reality tour of …

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  • Dramatic pictures of fire in Keynsham

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    Here are some dramatic pictures of a blaze on a Keynsham housing estate which fire chiefs say was started deliberately this afternoon. The fire was in a bin store at Tintagel Close, off Queens Road. It affected the rear of nearby …

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  • Police release CCTV image after attempted rape is reported in Hanham

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    Police are asking the public for help as they investigate an attempted rape in Hanham. They say the incident occurred between 3am and 5am on Sunday 1st July but have not specified where in Hanham. This CCTV image is of a …

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  • Investigations under way after chemical spill at Warmley brewery sparks major response

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    Investigations are under way after a chemical spill at Bath Ales in Warmley today in which 25 people were evacuated and three people were treated by medics. Avon Fire & Rescue Service says crews from Kingswood, Hicks Gate, Bedminster, Bath …

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  • Appeal following serious assault by teenagers in Memorial Park in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault near the skatepark in Keynsham’s Memorial Park. It happened at around 11.30pm last Friday (6th July) when a man was attacked by three teenagers, said to be aged 16 to 18,  following an altercation. Their …

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  • Safety warnings as boy falls seriously ill after swimming in the river at Saltford

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    A young boy from Warmley fell seriously ill after swimming in the river at Saltford. Rio Smith’s mum Shelley today said her son, who is a pupil at the Sir Bernard Academy in Oldland Common, was still on a drip …

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  • Memorial unveiled as Keynsham remembers the 50th anniversary of the Great Flood

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    People came together in Keynsham’s Memorial Park today to remember the devastating Great Flood of 10th July 1968. Five inches of rain fell in 24 hours, causing a wall of water to cascade down the Chew Valley, sweeping away bridges …

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