News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

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    Drivers from Redfield, Downend and Whitchurch among those charged with drink or drug-driving

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    The first motorists who have been charged with a drink or drug-driving offence during this summer’s police crackdown have been named and shamed today. The Operation Tonic road safety campaign began a week ago and 15 people have so far …

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    Investigation into how prisoner in Keynsham custody suite suffered major head injury

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    The Independent Police Complaints Commission has launched an investigation into how a man suffered a serious head injury while he was in Avon & Somerset Police custody in Keynsham. The man had been arrested on 8th May outside a Bristol …

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    Change of access to Hanham care home site is welcomed

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    Plans to access a new retirement complex from this roundabout on the main road in Hanham, rather than through a narrow cul-de-sac, are an improvement on previous applications, say local councillors. Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone is in the early stages …

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    Elderly couple robbed in Kingswood

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    Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly couple were robbed in Kingswood this afternoon. They were walking home from a local supermarket along Southey Avenue at around 3.15pm, when they were approached by a man. The offender pushed the …

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    Drink and drug-drivers will be named and shamed in summer campaign launched today

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    Today sees the launch of Operation Tonic, Avon & Somerset police’s annual summer campaign to make the roads safer. As they did over Christmas and the New Year, police will be naming publicly every motorist charged with a drink or drug-driving …

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  • Promoted: Chris Skidmore is now part of the Treasury team

    Kingswood MP joins the Treasury team

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    Kingswood MP Chris Skidmore has been appointed as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Chancellor George Osborne. Tonight Mr Skidmore said: “I’m honoured to join the Treasury team, working to continue to fix our economy and delivering on some of our key …

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    Appeal for public’s help following fatal crash on A37

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    Police are appealing for the public’s help following a fatal crash on Hursley Hill near Whitchurch yesterday. It is the third fatal on this stretch of the A37 in nine months. A Peugeot 206 was travelling southbound out of Bristol …

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    Thousands enjoy Family Fun Day in Kingswood Park

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      Thousands of people poured through the gates of a sunny Kingswood Park today for the annual Family Fun Day. Traditionally the free event is organised by South Gloucestershire Council but from next year the Friends of Kingswood Park will …

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    Bristol Rovers’ open-top bus tour

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    Gasheads turned out in force to celebrate their side’s promotion back to the Football League with an open-top bus tour today. Bristol Rovers’ tour began on Deanery Road, near the old Warmley train station, then went past Warmley Community Centre …

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    Hundreds turn out for vintage motorbike day

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    Hundreds of people turned out to watch the annual Douglas motorbike rally and cavalcade today. The world-famous Douglas bikes were built in Kingswood from 1907 to 1957 and there was a fine selection on display at Kingswood Heritage Museum which …

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