News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Plans for 24-hour gym in Staple Hill

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    Plans to turn the recently closed Original Factory Shop in Staple Hill into a 24-hour gym have been submitted to South Gloucestershire Council. The Broad Street shop closed on 15th July. A company spokesperson told us last month that the …

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  • Bridge inspections on Railway Path may slow journeys

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    Cyclists and walkers are being warned to take extra care over the next two weeks while South Gloucestershire Council carries out inspections of five bridges on the Bristol & Bath Railway Path. The structures between Bitton railway station and the …

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  • Teenage boy punched and thrown off his bike in Downend

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    Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the attempted robbery of a teenager by another youth in Downend. On Tuesday 5th July at around 3.30pm, the 15-year-old victim was stopped outside The Horseshoe pub while he was cycling …

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  • Roadshows will offer advice on financial support and money-saving tips to South Glos residents

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    South Gloucestershire Council is working to help local residents manage their budgets in light of the rise in the cost of living. This month officers from the council’s financial support team will be out in shopping centres across South Gloucestershire, …

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  • Ofsted temporarily shuts down nurseries in Keynsham & Willsbridge

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    Ofsted has temporarily shut down two nurseries in Keynsham and Willsbridge over safeguarding concerns. Leaping Lambs Nursery and Pre-School based at Elim Church in Balmoral Road in Keynsham, and Leaping Lambs Forest School and Nursery at Jarretts Garden Centre in …

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  • Kingswood man ordered to pay almost £1,000 after dropping cigarette butt

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    A Kingswood man has been ordered to pay almost £1,000 after being found guilty of littering in the town, following the first court case related to South Gloucestershire Council’s new Street Enforcement service. Naresh Mahay, 30, of Fairview Road, was …

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  • Help prevent fires in this hot weather

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    With an Amber weather warning in place for the South West from tomorrow until Sunday, Avon Fire & Rescue Service has issued top tips to help people stay safe and help reduce the chance of grass, woodland and crop fires. …

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  • Appeal for witnesses after man assaulted by motorcyclist in Longwell Green

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    Police are today appealing for witnesses to a serious assault on a man by the rider of a motorbike. The victim was on Marsham Way in Longwell Green at about 8.40pm on Sunday 10th July when he was approached by …

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  • Appeal after boat stolen from garden in Downend

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    Police are today appealing for information after a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) was stolen from a garden in Downend. The boat was taken from a hardstanding area at a property in Westerleigh Road, between 9.30pm on Wednesday 29th June, and …

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  • New ‘Share the Path’ signs installed from Saltford to Warmley

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    The Week In has featured several stories about conflict on the Bristol & Bath Railway Path between cyclists, pedestrians, joggers and dog walkers. Now ‘Share the Path’ signs have gone up from Saltford through to Warmley encouraging everyone to be …

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