News Types in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • CCTV appeal after counterfeit bank notes are reported in Keynsham

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    Enquiries are taking place following reports of counterfeit bank notes being used in Keynsham. Two pubs reported incidents on the afternoon of Friday 24th September where customers paid for a round of drinks using a counterfeit £20 note. Police officers …

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  • Witness appeal after suspected hate crime in St George Park

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    Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspected hate crime at a park in St George Park yesterday afternoon. They received a call at approximately 4.55pm from a member of the public who reported an altercation between a number of …

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  • CCTV appeal over bank card theft in Kingswood

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    Police are investigating the theft of a bank card in Kingswood and hope the public can help with their inquiries. “We want to speak with the male, pictured, in connection with our inquiries into the theft of bank card on …

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  • Life sentence for Warmley man who murdered his baby son

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    A judge has today given a man who murdered his 39-day-old son a life sentence with a minimum term of 15 years in prison. James Dean Clark, 31, of Warmley, was convicted of murdering Sean Clark following a trial held …

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  • Metro Mayor joins event calling on the National Trust to end trail hunting on its land

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    The West of England Metro Mayor Dan Norris has joined campaigners from the League Against Cruel Sports at Dyrham Park to call on the National Trust to stop allowing trail hunting on its land. Volunteers and staff from the animal …

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  • U-turn as council’s highway team now OBJECT to controversial Marksbury phone mast

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    Bath & North East Somerset Council highway officers, who initially raised no objection to a proposed 20-metre high phone mast next to the A39 at Marksbury, have now changed their minds and say it would impact on road safety, just …

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  • Independent school still rated as inadequate – but the education is good, says Ofsted

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    Carmel Christian School in Brislington has kept its ‘Inadequate’ Ofsted rating because of the way it is being run. However, children at the independent school at Bath Road are happy and behave well, while the standard of education is rated …

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  • West leaders vote to oppose Bristol Airport expansion

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    The West of England Combined Authority’s Joint Committee has today voted to officially oppose the latest plans to expand Bristol Airport. The move has been welcomed by environmental groups including Friends of the Earth South West and Bristol Airport Action …

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  • Happy 60th birthday to Kingswood Leisure Centre

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    Kingswood Leisure Centre is celebrating six decades of being at the heart of the local community with a celebration planned on Thursday. Since it opened in September 1961 as Soundwell Baths – the west country’s first post-war public indoor pool …

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  • Keynsham’s kindness being celebrated in upcoming festival

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    Following on from Keynsham’s recent music and eco festivals, the community is now preparing to celebrate all that’s kind about the town. Keynsham Kindness Festival will run over five days, from Tuesday 28th September to Saturday 2nd October and will …

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