News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • More arrests over Fishponds stabbing

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    A further three people have been arrested following the serious assault in Ridgeway Road in Fishponds last Friday night in which a 17-year-old sustained a number of stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where he continues to receive treatment …

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  • Man jailed for seven years for manslaughter after fatal punch

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    A 28-year-old Hengrove man has been jailed after punching a man to death in Stockwood over a £25 debt. Mitchell Thorpe, pictured, pleaded guilty to manslaughter after striking Craig Parker in the face with a single punch last year in …

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  • Woman held on suspicion of conspiracy to murder after Fishponds stabbing

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    A woman has been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 17-year-old boy in Fishponds last Friday. He sustained a number of stab wounds at about 8pm while in the Ridgeway Road area. Paramedics attended and he was taken …

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  • Police investigation into Kingswood stabbing death continues

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    A 25-year-old man arrested by police on suspicion of murder following a stabbing at a house in Kennard Road in Kingswood on Sunday 7th February has been released under investigation. A forensic post-mortem examination confirmed that the cause of the …

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  • Appeal for witnesses after ‘vicious’ stabbing in Fishponds  

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    An investigation has been launched after a terenager was seriously assaulted in the Fishponds area of Bristol last night. The 17-year-old sustained a number of stab wounds at about 8pm in Ridgeway Road. Paramedics attended and he was taken to …

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  • Club tries again for alcohol licence after previous application was refused

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    Bristol Rovers Supporters Junior Football Club are trying again to win an alcohol licence at the ground next to Kingswood Leisure Centre in Soundwell that they lease from South Gloucestershire Council. The council’s Licensing Sub-Committee refused an application last August …

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  • Major litter-picking project to start along the Ring Road

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    Every year South Gloucestershire Council spends several weeks, usually over the summer, clearing rubbish from along the A4174 Ring Road as well as cleaning out gullies, grass cutting and road sweeping. For the second year in a row though, the …

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  • Huge response to community surge testing in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

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      More than 15,000 COVID-19 tests have so far been carried out or collected for home testing across Bristol and South Gloucestershire, as part of the community surge testing programme, which launched on Sunday. Of the total, 7,600 tests were …

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  • Two more testing sites to open in Brislington & Yate for community surge testing

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    Two extra mobile testing units will open in Bristol and South Gloucestershire tomorrow as part of the community surge testing programme introduced in response to the mutated, more infectious, variant of COVID-19 which has been identified locally. The site in …

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  • Man fined following illegal e-scooter use

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    A 44-year-old man from Redfield must pay more than £1,000 in fines and costs after he was stopped by police for riding an e-scooter illegally. Souhail Somrani was reported for driving without insurance after he was seen riding the e-scooter …

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