News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Youngsters praised for their hard work sprucing up Cadbury Heath and Barrs Court

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    Youngsters in the Barrs Court and Cadbury Heath area have been praised for doing work to improve their community. Neighbourhood police teamed up with the Juice Community Centre and The Grange School & Sports College to help the youngsters, who …

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  • GCSE results the ‘best ever’ in South Gloucestershire

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      GCSE results in South Gloucestershire are the best ever for attaining five or more A*-C grades, including English and maths. Despite national reports of an overall decline in A*-C grades nationally, the provisional figure for South Gloucestershire is 57 …

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  • Driver cut free after three-lorry crash at Downend

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    A driver had a lucky escape when his waste lorry was involved in a three-vehicle collision on the ring road in Downend. The vehicle collided with the back of a supermarket HGV, which in turn collided with a third HGV …

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  • Missing Warmley woman found safe

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    A woman from Warmley who sparked a police search after she went missing from her home this morning has been found. Diane Brown, 47, went missing from St Andrews at 4.10am. Avon & Somerset police were concerned for her welfare but …

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  • New Kingswood to Keynsham bus service

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    A new bus service linking parts of east Bristol with Keynsham will start next week. Among timetable changes announced by First from 1st September, the number 42 service from Bristol Centre to Bitton via Kingswood, will be extended as far …

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  • Man arrested after 80 homes are evacuated in Warmley bomb alert

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    Eighty homes in Warmley were evacuated after the bomb squad were called to deal with a suspicious device found in a shed in Kennmoor Close. Tonight detectives investigating yesterday’s discovery of the suspected explosive device released a suspect on bail while …

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  • Hundreds of cyclists descend on Keynsham

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    Hundreds of cyclists set off from the Fry Club at Somerdale in Keynsham early this morning for a timed ride through the Mendips. Cyclists taking part in the Wiggle Mendips Sportive could choose between the standard 61-mile route or a …

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  • Bestselling author Lesley Pearse meets fans at book-signing at Emersons Green

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    The Week In caught up with bestselling author Lesley Pearse when she signed copies of her latest book at Sainsbury’s in Emersons Green on Friday. Eager fans queued up to meet the author, dubbed the Queen of Storytellers, who pens her …

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  • Prize produce, plants and flowers at Downend Horticultural Society’s show

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    Downend Horticultural Society welcomed visitors to its 69th flower show today. The show, which was held at Page Hall in Page Road, Staple Hill, also had sections for vegetables, fruit, pot plants, handicrafts and cookery, and was sponsored by Fonthill Garden …

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  • Keynsham sculpture plans under attack

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    The proposed public art piece intended to be the focal point of the town centre redevelopment has been branded expensive and inappropriate by the Keynsham’s Civic Society. Bristol artist Seamus Staunton has come up with designs for a structure which …

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