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    CCTV released following raids on stores in Hanham and Lawrence Hill

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    Police have released CCTV footage as part of an appeal for information following two burglaries at Lidl stores. The stores in Church Road, Lawrence Hill and Hanham High Street were targeted in the early hours of Tuesday 6th December, with …

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    Shopping in Keynsham just got easier

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    Measures to stop B&NES council staff clogging up Keynsham car parks have come into force today and civic enforcement officers have been out and about to ensure the ban is being obeyed. This was the scene in the Civic Centre …

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    Council clears car parks for shoppers in Keynsham

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    To support Keynsham traders in the longer term, B&NES Council is making changes to staff parking permits, starting in the all-important run-up to Christmas. The council says it recognises that short-stay shoppers are critical to the success of local businesses and …

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  • The burst main on Bath Hill has been causing long tailbacks in the area

    Road misery for motorists in and around Keynsham

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    A burst water main on Bath Hill in Keynsham and a crash which closed the eastbound carriageway of the town’s bypass for more than four hours last night have caused traffic misery for thousands of motorists. Bristol Water said the …

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    Man in custody after more than 20 cars are damaged in Hanham

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    Police have arrested a man after more than 20 vehicles were damaged in Hanham last night. Officers were called to Hencliffe Way and Rowan Way at 11.40pm by a member of the public reporting that a man was in the …

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    CCTV images released following robbery in Downend

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    Police are appealing for help in identifying a man in CCTV images which they have released following a robbery in Downend yesterday. The incident happened about 4.15pm at First Choice travel agents on Downend Road. A man walked into the …

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  • United front: from left Alyson Lampard, Paul May, Jill Britten & parish council chairman Ashton Broad

    Whitchurch residents unite to fight plans that would turn village into a town

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    Whitchurch villagers are uniting against plans being mooted for 3,500 new homes. Fifty people turned up at a public meeting in the United Reformed Church hall on Monday night called by Cllr Paul May, who represents Whitchurch & Pensford on …

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    Arrests after arson at Emersons Green Village Hall

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    Police officers investigating last Thursday’s arson at Emersons Green Village Hall have arrested two teenagers in connection with the incident. Avon Fire & Rescue Service told police the fire was deliberately started in the toilets while the hall was in …

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    Child injured in collision with car in Keynsham town centre

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    A child has been taken to hospital this lunchtime after being in collision with a car at the top of Bath Hill in Keynsham. Police sealed off the courtesy crossing area after the incident which happened  shortly after 11am. The whole …

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  • The police have released this picture of the fire-damaged toilets

    Evacuation after arson attack at Emersons Green Village Hall

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    People, including children, had to be evacuated yesterday after a fire was deliberately started in the toilets at Emersons Green Village Hall. Witnesses described seeing two teenage boys in the area at around the time and police are keen to …

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