News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Hanham Athletic Football Club hold consultation over long lease plans

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    Hanham Athletic Football Club have announced plans to secure a 20-year lease from South Gloucestershire Council for the running and maintenance of the facilities at Vicarage Road. HAFC have been in existence since 1896 and the club have been based …

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  • Wreath-laying ceremony in Kingswood to mark British Legion’s centenary

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    A ceremony was held at Kingswood’s war memorial at Holy Trinity Church today to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the British Legion. On 15th May 1921 the British Legion was formed, bringing together four national organisations of …

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  • Two teenagers charged with attempted murder in Fishponds

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    A further two people have been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing in Fishponds earlier this year. Police and paramedics were called to Ridgeway Road at approximately 8pm on Friday 12th February after a 17-year-old boy had been wounded …

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  • First West of England announces bus service changes in Bristol

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    Bus operator First West of England is making changes to some of its services in Bristol from Sunday to meet changing customer demand as lockdown restrictions ease. Among key changes is the introduction of additional journeys across several services at …

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  • Van offering COVID-19 testing kits to tour communities across South Gloucestershire

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    A specially equipped vehicle will be visiting locations across South Gloucestershire each week, giving people the option of collecting rapid COVID-19 testing kits to complete at home, as well as the opportunity to take a test with guidance from trained …

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  • Woman jailed over damage to headstone and malicious messages to grieving family

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    A woman has been jailed for eight weeks at Bristol Magistrates’ Court today, over damage to a headstone at Westerleigh Crematorium. Simona Julius, 25, of St George, had admitted criminal damage and two counts of malicious communications at an earlier …

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  • Appeal for information following caravan theft in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for information after a caravan was stolen by fraudulent means in Keynsham. A man going by the name of Peter agreed to purchase the caravan, pictured, from its owners, and collected it at 1pm on Tuesday 27th …

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  • Details of Keynsham High Street improvements works are revealed

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    B&NES Council has tonight announced details about the nine months of works to enhance Keynsham High Street that are set to start on Monday 24th May, As we have reported recently, B&NES Council has been criticised for its lack of …

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  • Green surge sees Labour lose overall control of council

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    Despite the return of Marvin Rees as Labour Mayor, the party lost overall control of Bristol City Council after its number of seats fell from 33 to 24. All 70 seats up for grabs in 34 wards at last Thursday’s …

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  • Marvin Rees re-elected as Bristol Mayor

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    Labour’s Marvin Rees has been re-elected Mayor of Bristol following Thursday’s elections. Votes in the Bristol Mayoral election were counted yesterday with the results being announced early this morning. No candidate received over 50% of the first preference votes so …

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