News in Bristol & NE Somerset - The Week In

  • Warning to dog owners after ‘vicious’ attack on dachshund in Keynsham

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    A Keynsham dog owner is warning people to be on their guard after what he describes as an “unprovoked, vicious attack” on his miniature dachshund dog. The incident happened in the field next to Keynsham Lock on Monday and left …

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  • Police publish gallery of suspected stolen bicycles and tools to identify owners after Hanham raid

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    Police have today launched a dedicated online gallery to try to return suspected stolen property to the rightful owners. Officers seized 125 push bikes and frames and more than 60 other items, mainly power tools, from an address in Hanham …

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  • Beware of rogue traders after spate of incidents in South Glos

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    Police are asking residents in Kingswood, Downend and Frampton Cotterell to be vigilant and report any individuals acting suspiciously or posing as tradesmen following incidents of rogue traders. Three incidents are reported to have happened on Saturday 29th February at properties at …

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  • Trees felled to make way for proposed £5.9m ‘throughabout’

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    The trees on the Woodstock roundabout of the A4174 ring road at Warmley have been felled in preparation for work due to start on a proposed new £5.9m junction later this year. South Gloucestershire Council held a public consultation last …

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  • Flooding and fallen trees as Storm Dennis hits

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    Roads and fields are under water and trees have been brought down in gale force winds. Two people suffered minor injuries last night when Storm Dennis uprooted a huge tree which crashed down on to homes at Grange Court in Hanham, pictured …

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  • Police appeal for witnesses after indecent exposure incidents in Keynsham

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    Police are appealing for witnesses following a number of indecent exposure incidents in Keynsham. A man has been seen acting indecently while sat in a vehicle parked in different locations close to the train station. PC Steve Carey said: “We’ve …

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  • 3,500 customers hit by dairy delivery firm’s staff shortage

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    A recruitment crisis at Milk & More’s Keynsham depot has led to it suspending doorstep deliveries to 3,500 customers. The firm has apologised to those affected and says it is doing all it can to fill the vacancies at the …

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  • Fears for another historic Kingswood pub

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    Pub campaigners are urging local people to set in and help save a Kingswood inn which they fear is at risk of being lost. Until fairly recently The Old Flowerpot Inn on Kingswood High Street, which was popular with local …

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  • Police release CCTV images in appeal over purse and wallet thefts

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    Police investigating a number of thefts would like to speak to the woman in these images. Police have five reported incidents involving victims in Bristol city centre, Brislington, Patchway and Weston-super-Mare, with one on the X39 bus between Saltford and …

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  • Hanham and Downend branches of Lloyds to close

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    Lloyds has announced it is to close its banks in Hanham and Downend. It is part of Lloyds Banking Group’s latest round of closures affecting a total of 56 branches. The closure of the branch in Hanham High Street on …

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